Altaf Ahmed

Last updated on 2014-04-23T23:09+0300.

About this image

sign

Quotes... Extracted quotes from

Altaf Ahmed said : “There is a schedule followed by public transport operators. On a daily basis, school children, the elderly, and women keep waiting. Passengers that rely on Maisuma cab yard, Exchange cab yard, and Harwan sumo service are the primary sufferers. Everyone does not own vehicles and are dependent on public transport. The Srinagar administration has been sitting on the issue for years now,” External link

greaterkashmir Wednesday, July 20, 2022 12:33:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “From last week, the road has been opened and closed multiple times, creating a traffic mess in the area. It has been raining for the past few days and the road stretch has turned muddy. Such projects should be properly managed so that the closure will be for a minimum time and should not be repeated,” External link

greaterkashmir Monday, June 20, 2022 10:48:00 PM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “The deceased was a great human being who would visit Muslims on the occasion of festivals and also whenever anyone among us would die. She was part and parcel of the composite culture and today, it is our duty to return the favour by ensuring her last rites are performed as per their religious rites,” External link

pakobserver Sunday, May 15, 2022 4:57:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “The deceased was a great human being who would visit Muslims on the occasion of festivals and also whenever anyone among us would die. She was part and parcel of the composite culture and today, it is our duty to return the favour by ensuring her last rites are performed as per their religious rites,” External link

greaterkashmir Saturday, May 14, 2022 1:58:00 PM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “The delay has been caused as no local from Agra was ready to come forward as a guarantor (for their surety),” External link

expressindia Wednesday, April 20, 2022 3:51:00 PM EAT

Altaf Ahmed says : “Covid has meant that mobilisation has reduced, though we are still very active on the namaz issue,” External link

expressindia Sunday, January 2, 2022 4:37:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed says : “We have now lost count of the number of times the mosque has been closed for Friday prayers,” External link

expressindia Friday, December 24, 2021 3:55:00 PM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “This is the central mosque where our ancestors, scholars and spiritual masters have prayed and meditated for centuries,” External link

independent-UK Wednesday, December 22, 2021 10:15:00 PM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said ( about Chief Minister ) : “When Haryana Chief Minister made a statement two months ago saying that people should honour the 37 agreed places where Jumma Namaz can happen in Gurugram’, the administration couldn’t implement and honour it. However, after the CM withdrew his previous stand on Friday prayers, the Gurugram Police and administration took no time to deny them most of the places for offering namaz, barring a few places where vigilantes had planned to come and humiliate Muslims,” External link

Hindu Friday, December 17, 2021 11:20:00 PM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said ( about Mirwaiz Umar Farooq ) : “People at the mosque meditated and felt spiri-tuality and Mirwaiz had a unique style of delivering sermons. Discussions around social, economic and political issues were the core religious function of the mosque,” External link

pakobserver Friday, December 17, 2021 8:04:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed says : "It's a scary situation. We never expected this to happen in Gurgaon," External link

news-yahoo Friday, December 17, 2021 5:31:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said ( about Mirwaiz Umar Farooq ) : “People at the mosque meditated and felt spirituality and Mirwaiz had a unique style of delivering sermons. Discussions around social, economic and political issues were the core religious function of the mosque,” External link

aljazeera-en Thursday, December 16, 2021 11:06:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “This is the central mosque where our ancestors, scholars and spiritual masters have prayed and meditated for centuries,” External link

wftv Thursday, December 16, 2021 10:42:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “This is the central mosque where our ancestors, scholars and spiritual masters have prayed and meditated for centuries,” External link

ABCnews Thursday, December 16, 2021 9:40:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “This is the central mosque where our ancestors, scholars and spiritual masters have prayed and meditated for centuries,” External link

beaumontenterprise Thursday, December 16, 2021 9:37:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “On one hand, the chief minister is saying that namaz won’t be tolerated in the open. On the other, he says that an amicable solution needs to be found. We seek clarity from the administration on what the statements mean. It is the administration that will actually implement the orders,” External link

timesofindia Monday, December 13, 2021 5:32:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “We hope the administration understands this, but we are not very hopeful this time as well. We are the largest minority community in the country, but there is a discrimination against Muslims in Gurugram when it comes to allocation of land for religious purposes. If it does not work out this time, we will be left with no choice but to move court seeking land for a mosque,” External link

thehindu Sunday, December 12, 2021 11:44:00 PM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “The Waqf Board and administration have not been able to get Waqf properties back from encroachers for a very long time. Now the Chief Minister has said that 37 approved sites in the open need to be reworked between the administration and the Muslim community. We request him to instruct HSVP to allocate us land in multiple sectors to build multi-storey mosques and that shall be the end of the Juma Namaz row,” External link

Hindu Friday, December 10, 2021 11:31:00 PM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “Despite repeated assurance from district administration that ‘Juma namaz’ in open public spaces will continue till the Muslim community gets a practical and viable alternative, there have been open threats by members of Sanyukt Hindu Sangharsh Samiti that they will disrupt all Juma namaaz in open spaces from December 10, onwards. No police or legal action has been taken against three people for their open and blatant threats and hate-mongering against the Muslim community,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, December 8, 2021 12:13:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “This is a conspiracy against Muslims by MRM (Muslim Rashtriya Manch), which is a wing of the RSS, to deny us the right to pray. This announcement made by them on Monday holds no meaning for us. We will meet the deputy commissioner on Tuesday. On Wednesday, we will hold a press conference at the Constitution Club in Delhi,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, December 7, 2021 12:38:00 PM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “This is a conspiracy against Muslims by MRM (Muslim Rashtriya Manch), which is a wing of the RSS, to deny us the right to pray. This announcement made by them on Monday holds no meaning for us. We will meet the deputy commissioner on Tuesday. On Wednesday, we will hold a press conference at the Constitution Club in Delhi,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, December 7, 2021 10:31:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “Right-wing groups have not only disrupted Friday prayers but also stripped Muslims of praying with dignity. It is a deliberate attempt to disturb the peaceful prayers and communal harmony of this cosmopolitan city,” External link

aljazeera-en Tuesday, December 7, 2021 10:17:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “People are forced to pray out in the open because we have no other choice,” External link

guardian Saturday, December 4, 2021 8:37:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “They told us it was temporary and just to cool the situation down,” External link

guardian Saturday, December 4, 2021 8:37:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “When this first happened in 2018, it hurt me very badly,” “But there’s been so much pressure on Muslims since then that now I have become numb. I don’t feel that pain any more” External link

guardian Saturday, December 4, 2021 8:37:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “The far-right wing group has been disrupting obligatory Juma Namaz of Muslims for last three months in Gurugram. It was Sector 37 where they intentionally chose the same spot and time of Juma Namaz for offering their own prayers this Friday; same way as they did for Govardhan Puja in Sector 12A on November 5,” External link

Hindu Saturday, November 27, 2021 8:14:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed asked : “I have to reach Danihama Hazratbal on Srinagar outskirts but there no public transport is available after 5 pm. What will I do?” External link

greaterkashmir Tuesday, November 23, 2021 3:57:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said ( about Waqf Board ) : “Around two dozen Waqf Board properties are lying unused due to encroachment or opposition by locals across the district. The exact number of properties could be even higher. We are seeking details from the Waqf Board on this. Some of these properties, especially those falling in New Gurugram, could be used for offering of Juma Namaz,” External link

Hindu Sunday, November 21, 2021 4:49:00 PM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said ( about Rajiv Chowk ) : “Since the urgent need for land for Juma Namaz is in New Gurugram, we are focussing on properties in this part of the city. As per local Muslim religious leaders, there are five sites with remnants of mosques in Jharsa village near Rajiv Chowk. Also, there are a few plots partially encroached, including a large parcel of land for cemetery, in and around Sector 40. Some of these properties, if cleared from encroachment, can be used for offering namaz ,” External link

Hindu Sunday, November 21, 2021 4:49:00 PM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “The proposed land site is located in Sector 39 and a mosque there can accommodate a large population of devotees in and around this area witnessing opposition to namaz ,” External link

Hindu Sunday, November 21, 2021 4:49:00 PM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said ( about Akshay Yadav ) : “Christians have also extended support. It’s a gracious gesture on the part of Akshay Yadav, and Sikhs and Christians to open up their places. But we realise it is not a long-term solution. Muslims will have to find ways to make sure the large population of Gurgaon can offer namaz here either by getting land from government or private land where we can pray with dignity,” External link

expressindia Saturday, November 20, 2021 4:51:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed wrote : “This aroma of your fragrance is so soothing but it is maddening at the same time! Rest in peace my dearest,” External link

outlookindia Friday, November 19, 2021 1:49:00 PM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “We have decided that only 10 people will pray at the Gurdwara Shri Guru Singh Sabha at Kamla Nehru Park in Sadar area, since it is an auspicious occasion for the Sikh community. We do not want them to face any kind of inconvenience,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, November 19, 2021 2:26:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “More and more people are now coming forward on social media to extend offers for spaces for the Friday namaz. We are looking into their offers and their suitability. It is a welcome gesture. It sends across a large message that, on one hand, there are people claiming to represent a community and spreading hatred in the name of religion, and on the other, there are those extending a helping hand,” External link

thehindu Friday, November 19, 2021 12:40:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : "This is a true example of brotherhood where people from multiple faiths have come forward to defeat divisive forces who have been spreading hatred and communal disharmony in the city over the past two 2 months," External link

ibtimes-in Thursday, November 18, 2021 5:36:00 PM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “This is a true example of brotherhood where people from multiple faiths have come forward to defeat divisive forces who have been spreading hatred and communal disharmony in the city over the past two 2 months,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, November 18, 2021 5:40:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “I am confident that more and more people across communities will come forward to offer their private properties where Muslims can pray every Friday for 30 minutes,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, November 18, 2021 5:40:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “This is a true example of brotherhood where people from multiple faiths have come forward to defeat divisive forces who have been spreading hatred and communal disharmony in the city over the past two 2 months,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, November 17, 2021 11:23:00 PM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “I am confident that more and more people across communities will come forward to offer their private properties where Muslims can pray every Friday for 30 minutes,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, November 17, 2021 11:23:00 PM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “A five-member delegation from the 21-member committee shall meet the Gurugram administration on Monday and submit a memorandum for not reducing any site from the list of 37 open places agreed with them in 2018. Instead, we need more places in new sectors as more Muslim migrant workers have come in the past three years,” External link

Hindu Sunday, November 7, 2021 11:10:00 PM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “The committee was formed so that we can find a solution wherever of Gurugram are facing challenges in offering namaz,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, November 7, 2021 3:24:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “Instead, we need more places in newer sectors as more Muslim migrant workers have come to the city in the past 3 years,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, November 7, 2021 3:24:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “We’ll also seek an appointment with the chief minister and appeal to him to grant us land for building mosques in Gurugram in accordance with town planning guidelines. We’ll request stern action against those who are working towards disturbing communal harmony in Gurugram,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, November 7, 2021 3:24:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed claimed : “there was a lot of fear, and Muslims were careful not to have any sort of confrontation with vigilante groups” External link

thehindu Saturday, November 6, 2021 4:51:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “Juma Namaz will happen at the rest of the 36 places as it was happening before. It is the duty of the administration and police to ensure law and order is maintained. There are three sites where it did not happen today — Sector 12, Sector 47 and Sector 18. At these sites, Govardhan Puja was happening, hence we voluntarily stepped back as the same was advised by police forces on ground,” External link

expressindia Saturday, November 6, 2021 1:45:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “Muslims are the largest minority of Gurugram with the least number of permanent prayer institutions,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, November 2, 2021 10:48:00 PM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “There is not a single case in any police station about namazis harassing women or indulging in crime. This is a false accusation. Also, there is not a single instance where the site of Friday prayer has been occupied or any temporary or permanent structure has been fixed,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, November 2, 2021 10:48:00 PM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “We asked the people gathered for namaz in Sector 12 where they were from. Most of them are daily wagers who work in the nearby market for car repairs who utilise their lunch break for Friday prayers ,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, October 30, 2021 5:34:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said ( about Bharat Mata ) : “The locals have no valid reason in asking us to shift to another place. And it is not going to help in any way because the protests are not about the place but are aimed at the community itself. The local authorities had designated 30-odd places for Namaz after protests by a few Hindu groups against Namaz in the open in 2018. But there were renewed protests since March this year led by Dinesh Bharti, head of Bharat Mata Vahini. He succeeded in stopping Jumma Namaaz at Sector 39, 40 and 43 during March and April. The community registered an FIR against him on April 16, however he remains undeterred,” External link

Hindu Sunday, October 17, 2021 8:07:00 PM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “The Muslim community applied for mosques at three separate sites in Sector 43, 50 and 52 in 2016, however, after the interviewing process was completed, the administration rejected all our applications and gave the earnest money back to us. We have again applied in October,” External link

Hindu Sunday, October 17, 2021 8:07:00 PM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “Not all of the people who are protesting are residents. Political people are mixed up too. You cannot use religion as a tool to obstruct another community’s prayers,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, October 16, 2021 5:23:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “The renewed protests against the namaz are a conspiracy against preventing the community from holding peaceful prayers. We have seen similar protests in other areas as well over the past few months,” External link

Hindu Friday, October 15, 2021 11:08:00 PM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “Built homes lying vacant is highly ironical for a country where housing shortage is a pressing concern. This Act will not only solve this conundrum but will also attract private sector participation in rental housing,” External link

newindianexpress Thursday, June 3, 2021 7:58:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “I had gone to offer prayers when I noticed a group of men chanting slogans,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, March 20, 2021 5:40:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “Cops dragged and pushed them into a police van,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, October 3, 2020 1:54:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “Since that time, big pits have been created under the flats which could be dangerous,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, August 19, 2020 6:18:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : "I provided space to the workers and fed them even when there was no business. Now we take orders online but it is nowhere near when people used to come and eat here," External link

timesofindia Sunday, June 14, 2020 9:46:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “Now that migrant workers are leaving, we are trying to help small businesses. Like a juice vendor we helped. We are also trying to help some of them set up, but right now, there is no business. We are doing the best we can,” External link

timesofindia Monday, June 8, 2020 9:35:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “Now that migrant workers are leaving, we are trying to help small businesses. Like a juice vendor we helped. We are also trying to help some of them set up, but right now, there is no business. We are doing the best we can,” External link

timesofindia Monday, June 8, 2020 5:36:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said ( about Ishfaq Ahmed ) : “We were short of food, so we had gone to a friend’s residence to collect rice,” “We were on the way when the policeman asked us to show our Aadhar cards. When we showed it, he questioned its veracity. We were abused, called terrorists and thieves. While we were trying to politely talk to him, he started beating Ishfaq. Other policemen merely watched” External link

dailytimesPK Friday, May 1, 2020 10:20:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “He has a large swelling at the back of his head. He is bed ridden since he was beaten,” External link

dailytimesPK Friday, May 1, 2020 10:20:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “We had done work here for which lakhs of rupees is due as payment. Those who owe us money don’t pick up our calls. This has led to our sorry state. We only want to return home,” External link

dailytimesPK Friday, May 1, 2020 10:20:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said ( about Park Circus ) : “I met the protesters at Park Circus on Thursday and listened to their problems” External link

timesofindia Friday, January 17, 2020 5:27:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : "We have to go to the government office now for filing our e-tenders. Our difficulties won't end. However, we appreciate the step," External link

ibtimes-in Wednesday, January 1, 2020 8:54:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : "The university has been closed indefinitely. We were given a deadline till 8 a.m. on Tuesday for vacating the hostels," External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, December 17, 2019 3:29:00 PM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : "Ever since I was a 20, I have offered prayers at Khoje Digar at Naqashband Sahab. So did my father when he was alive. This is for the first time I was forced to miss it," External link

aljazeera-en Tuesday, December 10, 2019 1:08:00 PM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “Doctors are under pressure not to give the death certificate,” “India claims the situation is normal in Kashmir, which is not true. If they revoke the communications ban, the truth will come out,” External link

independent-UK Monday, August 26, 2019 8:27:00 PM EAT

Altaf Ahmed says : “We are quiet but don’t misunderstand our silence as surrender,” External link

expressindia Monday, August 19, 2019 5:38:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed says : “We are quiet but don’t misunderstand our silence as surrender,” External link

expressindia Monday, August 12, 2019 2:58:00 PM EAT

Altaf Ahmed says : “We are quiet but don’t misunderstand our silence as surrender,” External link

expressindia Monday, August 12, 2019 5:17:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “We are passing through one of the worst times. We are losing everything in this fight,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, August 7, 2019 9:34:00 PM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : "NC has been an umbrella of poor, who got empowered, be it the revolutionary land to tiller or devolution of power at grass roots level to involve them in the decision making," External link

business-standard Thursday, June 20, 2019 8:05:00 PM EAT

Altaf Ahmed says : “It is difficult to sight the moon a day after a no moon night which is today. If it is sighted on June 4, we will have Eid on June 5. Otherwise it will definitely be celebrated on June 6,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, June 4, 2019 10:43:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed says : “This year due to the intense heat prayers will begin at 7am. Usually we wait and call out to people but this time it has been decided to begin on time,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, June 4, 2019 10:43:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed says : “I think the problem with a high profile MP is that they don’t climb the ladder to reach the top but directly land by helicopter,” External link

newindianexpress Saturday, May 4, 2019 11:35:00 PM EAT

Altaf Ahmed asked : “Is this what we get for paying whatever they charge us in the name of fee, deposits and taxes?” External link

thehindu Thursday, January 31, 2019 8:22:00 PM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “We have been making repeated pleas to the officials to repair the transformer in order to mitigate our sufferings in this harsh winter. A few days ago the transformer was removed to the workshop to fix the snag. But as soon as it was fixed and reinstalled it again broke down which shows the callous approach on part of the PDD,” External link

greaterkashmir Tuesday, January 22, 2019 1:14:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “I was buried for several hours under the debris and once I regained consciousness I found myself in a local hospital. My other colleagues were dead in the incident,” External link

greaterkashmir Sunday, January 13, 2019 2:44:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : "The work on the Zojila tunnel hasn't commenced as yet while the work on the Z-Morh tunnel has been suspended for over five months," External link

greaterkashmir Saturday, January 5, 2019 11:53:00 PM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “The embankment, around 60 feet wide, constructed decades ago to give protection to several villages against floods, has been dismantled by the contractor in active connivance with the rural development department,” External link

greaterkashmir Sunday, December 23, 2018 11:25:00 PM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “Things changed dramatically since 2008 agitation when two local youth of Hajin were killed in (government) forces’ firing while many sustained bullet injuries with dozens facing detention of years together,” External link

greaterkashmir Wednesday, December 19, 2018 12:39:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “I was very sure that i will be selected because i did well in my mains examination. But i was shocked when the mains result was declared. Despite doing well in the examination, i was not selected. It is injustice with me,” External link

risingkashmir Thursday, December 6, 2018 8:58:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
officer12.50%EN01/20/201720/01/2017
driver12.50%EN01/18/201718/01/2017
director25.00%EN10/18/201618/10/2016
lawyer50.00%EN04/08/201408/04/2014
Names Lang Count
Altaf AhmadEN55.91%
Altaf AhmedEN44.09%


 
Show/hide duplicate news articles.
<<10<12345678910>>>10
 
Show/hide duplicate news articles.
<<10<12345678910>>>10

Tools

Load latest edition

Wednesday, August 17, 2022

6:59:00 AM EAT

Languages Collapse menu...Expand menu...

Select your languages

af
am
ar
de
en
es
fr
ha
pt
rw
sw
all
Show additional languagesHide additional languages

Interface:

Legend Collapse menu...Expand menu...


Quotes... Explore Relations


EMM Visual Explorer


Quotes... Extracted quotes about

AfricaBrief

Altaf Ahmed

Last updated on 2014-04-23T23:09+0300.

About this image

sign

Quotes... Extracted quotes from

Altaf Ahmed said : “There is a schedule followed by public transport operators. On a daily basis, school children, the elderly, and women keep waiting. Passengers that rely on Maisuma cab yard, Exchange cab yard, and Harwan sumo service are the primary sufferers. Everyone does not own vehicles and are dependent on public transport. The Srinagar administration has been sitting on the issue for years now,” External link

greaterkashmir Wednesday, July 20, 2022 12:33:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “From last week, the road has been opened and closed multiple times, creating a traffic mess in the area. It has been raining for the past few days and the road stretch has turned muddy. Such projects should be properly managed so that the closure will be for a minimum time and should not be repeated,” External link

greaterkashmir Monday, June 20, 2022 10:48:00 PM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “The deceased was a great human being who would visit Muslims on the occasion of festivals and also whenever anyone among us would die. She was part and parcel of the composite culture and today, it is our duty to return the favour by ensuring her last rites are performed as per their religious rites,” External link

pakobserver Sunday, May 15, 2022 4:57:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “The deceased was a great human being who would visit Muslims on the occasion of festivals and also whenever anyone among us would die. She was part and parcel of the composite culture and today, it is our duty to return the favour by ensuring her last rites are performed as per their religious rites,” External link

greaterkashmir Saturday, May 14, 2022 1:58:00 PM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “The delay has been caused as no local from Agra was ready to come forward as a guarantor (for their surety),” External link

expressindia Wednesday, April 20, 2022 3:51:00 PM EAT

Altaf Ahmed says : “Covid has meant that mobilisation has reduced, though we are still very active on the namaz issue,” External link

expressindia Sunday, January 2, 2022 4:37:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed says : “We have now lost count of the number of times the mosque has been closed for Friday prayers,” External link

expressindia Friday, December 24, 2021 3:55:00 PM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “This is the central mosque where our ancestors, scholars and spiritual masters have prayed and meditated for centuries,” External link

independent-UK Wednesday, December 22, 2021 10:15:00 PM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said ( about Chief Minister ) : “When Haryana Chief Minister made a statement two months ago saying that people should honour the 37 agreed places where Jumma Namaz can happen in Gurugram’, the administration couldn’t implement and honour it. However, after the CM withdrew his previous stand on Friday prayers, the Gurugram Police and administration took no time to deny them most of the places for offering namaz, barring a few places where vigilantes had planned to come and humiliate Muslims,” External link

Hindu Friday, December 17, 2021 11:20:00 PM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said ( about Mirwaiz Umar Farooq ) : “People at the mosque meditated and felt spiri-tuality and Mirwaiz had a unique style of delivering sermons. Discussions around social, economic and political issues were the core religious function of the mosque,” External link

pakobserver Friday, December 17, 2021 8:04:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed says : "It's a scary situation. We never expected this to happen in Gurgaon," External link

news-yahoo Friday, December 17, 2021 5:31:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said ( about Mirwaiz Umar Farooq ) : “People at the mosque meditated and felt spirituality and Mirwaiz had a unique style of delivering sermons. Discussions around social, economic and political issues were the core religious function of the mosque,” External link

aljazeera-en Thursday, December 16, 2021 11:06:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “This is the central mosque where our ancestors, scholars and spiritual masters have prayed and meditated for centuries,” External link

wftv Thursday, December 16, 2021 10:42:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “This is the central mosque where our ancestors, scholars and spiritual masters have prayed and meditated for centuries,” External link

ABCnews Thursday, December 16, 2021 9:40:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “This is the central mosque where our ancestors, scholars and spiritual masters have prayed and meditated for centuries,” External link

beaumontenterprise Thursday, December 16, 2021 9:37:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “On one hand, the chief minister is saying that namaz won’t be tolerated in the open. On the other, he says that an amicable solution needs to be found. We seek clarity from the administration on what the statements mean. It is the administration that will actually implement the orders,” External link

timesofindia Monday, December 13, 2021 5:32:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “We hope the administration understands this, but we are not very hopeful this time as well. We are the largest minority community in the country, but there is a discrimination against Muslims in Gurugram when it comes to allocation of land for religious purposes. If it does not work out this time, we will be left with no choice but to move court seeking land for a mosque,” External link

thehindu Sunday, December 12, 2021 11:44:00 PM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “The Waqf Board and administration have not been able to get Waqf properties back from encroachers for a very long time. Now the Chief Minister has said that 37 approved sites in the open need to be reworked between the administration and the Muslim community. We request him to instruct HSVP to allocate us land in multiple sectors to build multi-storey mosques and that shall be the end of the Juma Namaz row,” External link

Hindu Friday, December 10, 2021 11:31:00 PM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “Despite repeated assurance from district administration that ‘Juma namaz’ in open public spaces will continue till the Muslim community gets a practical and viable alternative, there have been open threats by members of Sanyukt Hindu Sangharsh Samiti that they will disrupt all Juma namaaz in open spaces from December 10, onwards. No police or legal action has been taken against three people for their open and blatant threats and hate-mongering against the Muslim community,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, December 8, 2021 12:13:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “This is a conspiracy against Muslims by MRM (Muslim Rashtriya Manch), which is a wing of the RSS, to deny us the right to pray. This announcement made by them on Monday holds no meaning for us. We will meet the deputy commissioner on Tuesday. On Wednesday, we will hold a press conference at the Constitution Club in Delhi,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, December 7, 2021 12:38:00 PM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “This is a conspiracy against Muslims by MRM (Muslim Rashtriya Manch), which is a wing of the RSS, to deny us the right to pray. This announcement made by them on Monday holds no meaning for us. We will meet the deputy commissioner on Tuesday. On Wednesday, we will hold a press conference at the Constitution Club in Delhi,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, December 7, 2021 10:31:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “Right-wing groups have not only disrupted Friday prayers but also stripped Muslims of praying with dignity. It is a deliberate attempt to disturb the peaceful prayers and communal harmony of this cosmopolitan city,” External link

aljazeera-en Tuesday, December 7, 2021 10:17:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “People are forced to pray out in the open because we have no other choice,” External link

guardian Saturday, December 4, 2021 8:37:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “They told us it was temporary and just to cool the situation down,” External link

guardian Saturday, December 4, 2021 8:37:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “When this first happened in 2018, it hurt me very badly,” “But there’s been so much pressure on Muslims since then that now I have become numb. I don’t feel that pain any more” External link

guardian Saturday, December 4, 2021 8:37:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “The far-right wing group has been disrupting obligatory Juma Namaz of Muslims for last three months in Gurugram. It was Sector 37 where they intentionally chose the same spot and time of Juma Namaz for offering their own prayers this Friday; same way as they did for Govardhan Puja in Sector 12A on November 5,” External link

Hindu Saturday, November 27, 2021 8:14:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed asked : “I have to reach Danihama Hazratbal on Srinagar outskirts but there no public transport is available after 5 pm. What will I do?” External link

greaterkashmir Tuesday, November 23, 2021 3:57:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said ( about Waqf Board ) : “Around two dozen Waqf Board properties are lying unused due to encroachment or opposition by locals across the district. The exact number of properties could be even higher. We are seeking details from the Waqf Board on this. Some of these properties, especially those falling in New Gurugram, could be used for offering of Juma Namaz,” External link

Hindu Sunday, November 21, 2021 4:49:00 PM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said ( about Rajiv Chowk ) : “Since the urgent need for land for Juma Namaz is in New Gurugram, we are focussing on properties in this part of the city. As per local Muslim religious leaders, there are five sites with remnants of mosques in Jharsa village near Rajiv Chowk. Also, there are a few plots partially encroached, including a large parcel of land for cemetery, in and around Sector 40. Some of these properties, if cleared from encroachment, can be used for offering namaz ,” External link

Hindu Sunday, November 21, 2021 4:49:00 PM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “The proposed land site is located in Sector 39 and a mosque there can accommodate a large population of devotees in and around this area witnessing opposition to namaz ,” External link

Hindu Sunday, November 21, 2021 4:49:00 PM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said ( about Akshay Yadav ) : “Christians have also extended support. It’s a gracious gesture on the part of Akshay Yadav, and Sikhs and Christians to open up their places. But we realise it is not a long-term solution. Muslims will have to find ways to make sure the large population of Gurgaon can offer namaz here either by getting land from government or private land where we can pray with dignity,” External link

expressindia Saturday, November 20, 2021 4:51:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed wrote : “This aroma of your fragrance is so soothing but it is maddening at the same time! Rest in peace my dearest,” External link

outlookindia Friday, November 19, 2021 1:49:00 PM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “We have decided that only 10 people will pray at the Gurdwara Shri Guru Singh Sabha at Kamla Nehru Park in Sadar area, since it is an auspicious occasion for the Sikh community. We do not want them to face any kind of inconvenience,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, November 19, 2021 2:26:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “More and more people are now coming forward on social media to extend offers for spaces for the Friday namaz. We are looking into their offers and their suitability. It is a welcome gesture. It sends across a large message that, on one hand, there are people claiming to represent a community and spreading hatred in the name of religion, and on the other, there are those extending a helping hand,” External link

thehindu Friday, November 19, 2021 12:40:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : "This is a true example of brotherhood where people from multiple faiths have come forward to defeat divisive forces who have been spreading hatred and communal disharmony in the city over the past two 2 months," External link

ibtimes-in Thursday, November 18, 2021 5:36:00 PM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “This is a true example of brotherhood where people from multiple faiths have come forward to defeat divisive forces who have been spreading hatred and communal disharmony in the city over the past two 2 months,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, November 18, 2021 5:40:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “I am confident that more and more people across communities will come forward to offer their private properties where Muslims can pray every Friday for 30 minutes,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, November 18, 2021 5:40:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “This is a true example of brotherhood where people from multiple faiths have come forward to defeat divisive forces who have been spreading hatred and communal disharmony in the city over the past two 2 months,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, November 17, 2021 11:23:00 PM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “I am confident that more and more people across communities will come forward to offer their private properties where Muslims can pray every Friday for 30 minutes,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, November 17, 2021 11:23:00 PM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “A five-member delegation from the 21-member committee shall meet the Gurugram administration on Monday and submit a memorandum for not reducing any site from the list of 37 open places agreed with them in 2018. Instead, we need more places in new sectors as more Muslim migrant workers have come in the past three years,” External link

Hindu Sunday, November 7, 2021 11:10:00 PM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “The committee was formed so that we can find a solution wherever of Gurugram are facing challenges in offering namaz,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, November 7, 2021 3:24:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “Instead, we need more places in newer sectors as more Muslim migrant workers have come to the city in the past 3 years,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, November 7, 2021 3:24:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “We’ll also seek an appointment with the chief minister and appeal to him to grant us land for building mosques in Gurugram in accordance with town planning guidelines. We’ll request stern action against those who are working towards disturbing communal harmony in Gurugram,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, November 7, 2021 3:24:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed claimed : “there was a lot of fear, and Muslims were careful not to have any sort of confrontation with vigilante groups” External link

thehindu Saturday, November 6, 2021 4:51:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “Juma Namaz will happen at the rest of the 36 places as it was happening before. It is the duty of the administration and police to ensure law and order is maintained. There are three sites where it did not happen today — Sector 12, Sector 47 and Sector 18. At these sites, Govardhan Puja was happening, hence we voluntarily stepped back as the same was advised by police forces on ground,” External link

expressindia Saturday, November 6, 2021 1:45:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “Muslims are the largest minority of Gurugram with the least number of permanent prayer institutions,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, November 2, 2021 10:48:00 PM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “There is not a single case in any police station about namazis harassing women or indulging in crime. This is a false accusation. Also, there is not a single instance where the site of Friday prayer has been occupied or any temporary or permanent structure has been fixed,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, November 2, 2021 10:48:00 PM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “We asked the people gathered for namaz in Sector 12 where they were from. Most of them are daily wagers who work in the nearby market for car repairs who utilise their lunch break for Friday prayers ,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, October 30, 2021 5:34:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said ( about Bharat Mata ) : “The locals have no valid reason in asking us to shift to another place. And it is not going to help in any way because the protests are not about the place but are aimed at the community itself. The local authorities had designated 30-odd places for Namaz after protests by a few Hindu groups against Namaz in the open in 2018. But there were renewed protests since March this year led by Dinesh Bharti, head of Bharat Mata Vahini. He succeeded in stopping Jumma Namaaz at Sector 39, 40 and 43 during March and April. The community registered an FIR against him on April 16, however he remains undeterred,” External link

Hindu Sunday, October 17, 2021 8:07:00 PM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “The Muslim community applied for mosques at three separate sites in Sector 43, 50 and 52 in 2016, however, after the interviewing process was completed, the administration rejected all our applications and gave the earnest money back to us. We have again applied in October,” External link

Hindu Sunday, October 17, 2021 8:07:00 PM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “Not all of the people who are protesting are residents. Political people are mixed up too. You cannot use religion as a tool to obstruct another community’s prayers,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, October 16, 2021 5:23:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “The renewed protests against the namaz are a conspiracy against preventing the community from holding peaceful prayers. We have seen similar protests in other areas as well over the past few months,” External link

Hindu Friday, October 15, 2021 11:08:00 PM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “Built homes lying vacant is highly ironical for a country where housing shortage is a pressing concern. This Act will not only solve this conundrum but will also attract private sector participation in rental housing,” External link

newindianexpress Thursday, June 3, 2021 7:58:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “I had gone to offer prayers when I noticed a group of men chanting slogans,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, March 20, 2021 5:40:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “Cops dragged and pushed them into a police van,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, October 3, 2020 1:54:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “Since that time, big pits have been created under the flats which could be dangerous,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, August 19, 2020 6:18:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : "I provided space to the workers and fed them even when there was no business. Now we take orders online but it is nowhere near when people used to come and eat here," External link

timesofindia Sunday, June 14, 2020 9:46:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “Now that migrant workers are leaving, we are trying to help small businesses. Like a juice vendor we helped. We are also trying to help some of them set up, but right now, there is no business. We are doing the best we can,” External link

timesofindia Monday, June 8, 2020 9:35:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “Now that migrant workers are leaving, we are trying to help small businesses. Like a juice vendor we helped. We are also trying to help some of them set up, but right now, there is no business. We are doing the best we can,” External link

timesofindia Monday, June 8, 2020 5:36:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said ( about Ishfaq Ahmed ) : “We were short of food, so we had gone to a friend’s residence to collect rice,” “We were on the way when the policeman asked us to show our Aadhar cards. When we showed it, he questioned its veracity. We were abused, called terrorists and thieves. While we were trying to politely talk to him, he started beating Ishfaq. Other policemen merely watched” External link

dailytimesPK Friday, May 1, 2020 10:20:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “He has a large swelling at the back of his head. He is bed ridden since he was beaten,” External link

dailytimesPK Friday, May 1, 2020 10:20:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “We had done work here for which lakhs of rupees is due as payment. Those who owe us money don’t pick up our calls. This has led to our sorry state. We only want to return home,” External link

dailytimesPK Friday, May 1, 2020 10:20:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said ( about Park Circus ) : “I met the protesters at Park Circus on Thursday and listened to their problems” External link

timesofindia Friday, January 17, 2020 5:27:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : "We have to go to the government office now for filing our e-tenders. Our difficulties won't end. However, we appreciate the step," External link

ibtimes-in Wednesday, January 1, 2020 8:54:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : "The university has been closed indefinitely. We were given a deadline till 8 a.m. on Tuesday for vacating the hostels," External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, December 17, 2019 3:29:00 PM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : "Ever since I was a 20, I have offered prayers at Khoje Digar at Naqashband Sahab. So did my father when he was alive. This is for the first time I was forced to miss it," External link

aljazeera-en Tuesday, December 10, 2019 1:08:00 PM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “Doctors are under pressure not to give the death certificate,” “India claims the situation is normal in Kashmir, which is not true. If they revoke the communications ban, the truth will come out,” External link

independent-UK Monday, August 26, 2019 8:27:00 PM EAT

Altaf Ahmed says : “We are quiet but don’t misunderstand our silence as surrender,” External link

expressindia Monday, August 19, 2019 5:38:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed says : “We are quiet but don’t misunderstand our silence as surrender,” External link

expressindia Monday, August 12, 2019 2:58:00 PM EAT

Altaf Ahmed says : “We are quiet but don’t misunderstand our silence as surrender,” External link

expressindia Monday, August 12, 2019 5:17:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “We are passing through one of the worst times. We are losing everything in this fight,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, August 7, 2019 9:34:00 PM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : "NC has been an umbrella of poor, who got empowered, be it the revolutionary land to tiller or devolution of power at grass roots level to involve them in the decision making," External link

business-standard Thursday, June 20, 2019 8:05:00 PM EAT

Altaf Ahmed says : “It is difficult to sight the moon a day after a no moon night which is today. If it is sighted on June 4, we will have Eid on June 5. Otherwise it will definitely be celebrated on June 6,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, June 4, 2019 10:43:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed says : “This year due to the intense heat prayers will begin at 7am. Usually we wait and call out to people but this time it has been decided to begin on time,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, June 4, 2019 10:43:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed says : “I think the problem with a high profile MP is that they don’t climb the ladder to reach the top but directly land by helicopter,” External link

newindianexpress Saturday, May 4, 2019 11:35:00 PM EAT

Altaf Ahmed asked : “Is this what we get for paying whatever they charge us in the name of fee, deposits and taxes?” External link

thehindu Thursday, January 31, 2019 8:22:00 PM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “We have been making repeated pleas to the officials to repair the transformer in order to mitigate our sufferings in this harsh winter. A few days ago the transformer was removed to the workshop to fix the snag. But as soon as it was fixed and reinstalled it again broke down which shows the callous approach on part of the PDD,” External link

greaterkashmir Tuesday, January 22, 2019 1:14:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “I was buried for several hours under the debris and once I regained consciousness I found myself in a local hospital. My other colleagues were dead in the incident,” External link

greaterkashmir Sunday, January 13, 2019 2:44:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : "The work on the Zojila tunnel hasn't commenced as yet while the work on the Z-Morh tunnel has been suspended for over five months," External link

greaterkashmir Saturday, January 5, 2019 11:53:00 PM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “The embankment, around 60 feet wide, constructed decades ago to give protection to several villages against floods, has been dismantled by the contractor in active connivance with the rural development department,” External link

greaterkashmir Sunday, December 23, 2018 11:25:00 PM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “Things changed dramatically since 2008 agitation when two local youth of Hajin were killed in (government) forces’ firing while many sustained bullet injuries with dozens facing detention of years together,” External link

greaterkashmir Wednesday, December 19, 2018 12:39:00 AM EAT

Altaf Ahmed said : “I was very sure that i will be selected because i did well in my mains examination. But i was shocked when the mains result was declared. Despite doing well in the examination, i was not selected. It is injustice with me,” External link

risingkashmir Thursday, December 6, 2018 8:58:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
officer12.50%EN01/20/201720/01/2017
driver12.50%EN01/18/201718/01/2017
director25.00%EN10/18/201618/10/2016
lawyer50.00%EN04/08/201408/04/2014
Names Lang Count
Altaf AhmadEN55.91%
Altaf AhmedEN44.09%


<<10<12345678910>>>10
<<10<12345678910>>>10