Minister of Minority Affairs A. R. Antulay of India

Antulay was a member of the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly from 1962 to 1976, during which time he served in the Maharashtra state government as Minister of State for Law and Judiciary, Ports and Fisheries and then as Minister of Law Judiciary, Building, Communication and Housing from October 1969 to February 1976.
The court ruled that Antulay had illegally required Bombay area builders to make donations to Indira Gandhi Pristhan trust, one of several trust funds he had established and controlled, in exchange for receiving more cement than the quota allotted to them by the Government.
After the 2006 Mumbai train bombings news reports suggested that, during a Indian Cabinet meeting Antulay had talked about a "mysterious" blast in Nanded in Maharashtra this April believed by Human Resources Development Minister Arjun Singh and Antulay to have been organised by Hindus posing as Muslims.
Antulay was born on 9th February 1929 to father Shri Hafiz Abdul Gafoor and mother Zohrabi in the village Ambet District, Raigad, Maharashtra.
Such a preposterous statement coming from Mr Antulay is a reflection of what the Congress Government has created in the last few years through its pseudo secularist policies.
I am aghast at the statement made by Mr Antulay and supported later by Ram Vilas Paswan (Says on TV Antulay knows Mumbai well.
What Antulay said makes lot of sense.
What Antulay said is perfectly logical.
Friends what Antulay said may have a point.
Antulay is the Minority affairs minister, so you can be rest assured that his focus is the interests of the minorities and like all politicians, he is an opportunist.
He has just raised suspicious about the manner in which Karkare and three others died.
What Antulay said was the first reaction came to our mind when we heard of Karakre killingsand thats sound absolutely logical too.
I was waiting for some big politician to be brave and truthful and say what Antulay has said.
Antulay is getting bolder, thanks to growing Muslim support for his preposterous allegation and the Congress is getting more scared about losing its communal vote.
When both Hindu and muslim community were jointly condemning the Mumbai carnage, Antulay has created disharmony among the society by making those senseless comments.
Antulay has been in the line of fire after he expressed doubts about the circumstances in which Karkare was killed during the recent Mumbai attacks.
htmlWeekend Edition: I am proud of my comments, says AntulayA R Antulay remains defiant in the face of intense criticism for his comments.
htmlUPA proud of my remark on Karkare: AntulayAntulay says that he voiced the concerns of many Indians.
html'Antulay had argument before he quit'Antulay had a heated exchange with then Maharastra governor Om Prakash Mehra before resigning as chief minister.
Antulay has managed to keep his job.
Antulay said that there was more than what met the eyes as Karkare was investigating some cases in which there were non-Muslims also.
Antulay said he had not played the votebank politics.
Participating in a debate in the Lok Sabha Wednesday on the Mumbai terrorist attack, Antulay had hinted that Karkare`s death could be linked to the September 29 Malegaon bombing he was investigating and in which members of Hindu radical groups are the main suspects.
Any person going to the roots of terrorism has always been the target," Antulay had said, adding: "There is more than what meets the eye.
Abdul Rahman Antulay said that the Government had cleared all his doubts.
Abdul Rahman Antulay is India's minister for minority affairs, came under intense pressure for questioning.
Abdul Rahman Antulay is currently India's Minority Affair's.
BJP MP Yogi Adityanath’s statement on Antulay was expunged from the records on the Speaker’s order.
I thought he was aRead CommentPosted By I don't think what Antulay said is right, but on the same token he is not wrong as well.
New Delhi (ABC Live): Union Minority Affairs Minister of India, A R Antulay has sent his resignation to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday Night.
Even if A R Antulay had some doubt regard the killing of Hemant Karkare, he could have conveyed these to his cabinet colleagues in the Union Home Ministry or to investigating agencies rather than creating problems for the nation and his party through a public-statement.
Antulay had indicated that the death of the ATS chief could be linked to the Malegaon bombings he was investigating and in which members of Hindu radical groups were the main suspects.
FreedomRead CommentPosted By ipaul The government must hold an enquiry if this Antulay is an agent for the ISI or the pakistani government.
Antulay has been under scathing attack from the media, a section of the public and political parties such as BJP and Shiv Sena.
AR Antulay had raised doubts over the circumstances in which Hemant Karkare was killed by the terrorists and demanded a probe to find out the truth.
Antulay is a long time Congress leader and definitely not a leader representing the Muslim community even though he was the union minister for minority affairs.
Mr Antulay took to sensationalism and communalised the Mumbai tragedy.
Antulay: From ineffectual leader to poster", "27 Dec 2008, 0226 hrs IST, Mohammed Wajihuddin,TNN Text: MUMBAI: A television reporter hit the nail on the head recently when he said, \"As the BJP members created a ruckus in the house, Antulay was enjoying himself.
I don't understand why it has been done" And now read the Indian Union Minister for MinorityWeekend Edition: I am proud of my comments, says AntulayPublished on Sun, Dec 21, 2008 at 02:18, Updated on Mon, Dec 22, 2008 at 11:03 in Nation section Rajdeep Sardesai / CNN-IBNMinority Affairs Minister A R Antulay remains defiant in the face of intense criticism for his comments questioning the circumstances of Anti-Terrorism Squad Chief, Hemant Karkare's death in the Mumbai terror attack.
Speaking to CNN-IBN's Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai on the show The Weekend Edition, Antulay was unfazed, even saying he was proud of what he had said and had no regrets whatsoever.
New Delhi: Minority Affairs Minister A.
Antulay has sent his resignation to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, following the storm over his comments on Maharashtra police officer Hemant Karkare's killing during the Mumbai terror attack, government sources said Friday.
Antulay said Karkare was investigating some cases in which there are non-Muslims also, an apparent reference to the Malegaon blasts case in which sadhvi Pragya Thakur and Lieutenant Colonel Shrikant Prasad Purohit were among 11 persons to be arrested.
Black sheep     Antulay is a fundamentalist mole in the Congress party and the Cabinet.
Antulay has crossed the line so he should be shown the door immediately.
Antulay has put our nation in an embarrassing position.
The media should take up this issue and pressure the government to ensure that  Antulay is sacked.
Antulay is wrong when he says that a conspiracy led to the death of Bombay Anti-Terrorist Squad chief Hemant Karkare and two other officers.
By making such absurd allegations, Antulay has discredited all those who want to ask serious and genuine questions about the police force and the way it functions.
Neither he was made to apologise and retract his remarks on the doubts he raised over the killing of Mumbai ATS chief Hemant Karkare , nor did he get the boot, much hyped by most of the media and sought by the BJP-led NDA.
If Abdul Rahman Antulay has made his continuance as Minister untenable by blatantly ignoring the facts behind the terrorist attacks on Mumbai and buying into a strange conspiracy theory over the killing of the Maharashtra Anti-terrorism Squad chief.
Minority Affairs Minister AR Antulay managed to keep his job on Tuesday after he backtracked and accepted the government's version that Maharashtra Anti- Terrorism Squad chief Hemant Karkare was killed by the bullets of Pakistani terrorists, and.
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HARD TALK: A R Antulay had a heated exchange with then Maharastra governor before resigning.
A politically-strong Antulay was involved in a controversy over collecting excess money to issue permits for cement sale in the early 1980s when it was under government control, and money was raised for a trust named after then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi," PTI quoted retired Air Chief Marshal Mehra, who was governor at that time, as saying.
Mr Antulay has subsequently made a statement.
day the controversy broke out after his statement.
government talking in "two voices.
Abdul Rehman Antulay has proved to be a Pakistani ISI agent in India.
It is amazing to see the conviction with which Mr Antulay is talking about the issue.
india should declare the AR Antulay is a terrorist then encounter to this brady fellow.
Ironically, Abdul Rahman Antulay remains defiant over his remarks and did not regret or apologise.
DEFIANT MINISTER: Abdul Rahman Antulay remained unfazed even as slogan's dubbing him a 'Pakistani agent' occured.
Abdul Rahman Antulay is currently India's Minority Affair's Minister.
What is wrong in his (Antulays) statement? Antulay has been misreported.
Highly placed government sources said Antulay had sent his resignation to Manmohan Singh after the uproar over his remarks in the Lok Sabha - and outside - on Karkares killing but the minister refused to either confirm or deny whether he had put in his papers.
Antulay has also subsequently made a statement and I think after both the things, the matter should be allowed to rest.
Whether he (Karkare) was a victim of terrorism or terrorism plus something I do not know, Antulay had said.
But Antulay was unfazed, virtually daring the Congress to sack him and offering to "explain" the geography of south Mumbai to his party.
Antulay said "someone" could have told Karkare and other officers with him to go to Cama hospital, suggesting that the ATS chief fell victim to a set-up as he was probing cases which involved Hindu radicals in the Malegaon case.
Antulay has been fulminating since Tuesday evening when the Cabinet cleared the bills for a National Investigation Agency and amendments to the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act.