Ajmer Dargah

Separatists provoking J&K youth to carry out Pak agenda: Ajmer dargah religious head

Separatists provoking J&K youth to carry out Pak agenda: Ajmer dargah religious head

Speaking at the dargah of Usman Harwani, the mentor of Sufi saint Moinuddin Chisti, he lamented how the separatists were forcing the youths to pelt stones at the security forces.

Jul 01, 2017, 18:51 PM IST

Bangladesh PM offers prayers at Ajmer dargah

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday offered prayers at the shrine of Khwaja Mouinuddin Chisti in Ajmer.

Apr 09, 2017, 13:26 PM IST
Ajmer shrine head, who backed beef ban, 'not sacked'; says 'will continue to remain Diwan till death'

Ajmer shrine head, who backed beef ban, 'not sacked'; says 'will continue to remain Diwan till death'

The Ajmer Dargah Diwan said he has always been a target of the extremists due to his outspoken nature and speaking only the truth.

Apr 05, 2017, 20:57 PM IST
Ajmer shrine head, who urged Modi govt to ban beef, ''sacked'' and declared “non-Muslim”

Ajmer shrine head, who urged Modi govt to ban beef, ''sacked'' and declared “non-Muslim”

On Monday, Syed Zainul Abedin had also announced that he and his family members "will never eat beef now".

Apr 05, 2017, 14:01 PM IST
Ajmer Dargah diwan urges Muslims to stop consuming beef, asks Centre to declare cow as national animal

Ajmer Dargah diwan urges Muslims to stop consuming beef, asks Centre to declare cow as national animal

The spiritual head of Ajmer Dargah Zainul Abedin Ali Khan on Monday extended his support to the government's decision to ban beef and called upon the community to stop consuming cow meat. 

Apr 03, 2017, 17:11 PM IST
PM hails Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti as symbol of India's spiritual traditions,  sends 'chaadar' to Ajmer Dargah

PM hails Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti as symbol of India's spiritual traditions, sends 'chaadar' to Ajmer Dargah

A 'chaadar' (shawl) will be offered at the famous Ajmer Dargah of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti on behalf of Prime Minister Narendra Modi who today hailed the Sufi saint as a "symbol of great spiritual traditions of India".

Mar 24, 2017, 16:10 PM IST

Muslims should observe World Yoga Day: Ajmer Dargah official

The head of Ajmer Sharif Dargah today appealed to Muslims to observe World Yoga Day on June 21 and slammed "fundamentalist organisations" for "creating confusion" in the minds of youth of the community about performing the exercise.

Jun 16, 2015, 22:43 PM IST

Muslims should educate kids: VK Singh

Union Minister of State for Foreign Affairs V K Singh on Sunday paid obeisance at the concluding event of the 803 Urs at Ajmer Dargah of Khawja Moinudeen Chisti and said that Muslims should pay special attention to the education of their children.

May 03, 2015, 22:49 PM IST

Two injured in firing incident outside Ajmer shrine

Two persons including a shooter were on Tuesday injured in a firing incident at Darga-Bazar near the famous shrine of Khawaja Moinudeen Chisti's in Ajmer, police said.

Sep 02, 2014, 16:18 PM IST

Boy jumps into boiling water at Ajmer dargah, dies

An unidentified boy died after he jumped into a cauldron of boiling water at the premises of the famous Ajmer Sharif dargah, police said on Tuesday.

Aug 19, 2014, 18:46 PM IST

Ajmer shrine offerings row: Zainul Abedin to get Rs 2cr/year, his son to be next Diwan

The decade-old dispute over the distribution of offerings made at Ajmer Shrine of the revered Sufi Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti has been resolved.

Aug 11, 2014, 15:23 PM IST

Sonia Gandhi to offer chadar at Khwaja tomb in Ajmer Dargah

Congress President Sonia Gandhi will offer a chadar at the tomb of Sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti at Ajmer dargah on Sunday during the ongoing Urs.

May 03, 2014, 19:46 PM IST

Aseemanand issue: Govt attempt to divert attention, BJP

Trashing the purported interview of Aseemanand, an accused in Samjhauta Express and other blast cases, that RSS had "sanctioned" the terror acts, BJP on Friday dismissed it as an attempt by the government to divert public attention from important issues before Lok Sabha polls.

Feb 07, 2014, 18:30 PM IST

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat accused of terror links, Shinde says allegations may be true

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat has been accused of involvement in the 2007 Samjhauta Express, Hyderabad Mecca Masjid and Ajmer Dargah blasts.

Feb 06, 2014, 09:15 AM IST

HC directs govt-appointed `Nazim` to take charge of offerings

In a landmark judgement, Rajasthan High Court on Wednesday directed the government-appointed `Nazim` (administrator) of Ajmer dargah to take charge of collection and distribution of offerings at the shrine.

Nov 13, 2013, 23:04 PM IST

Prayers in Ajmer Dargah for Delhi rape victim

Special prayers were on Sunday held in the Khawaja Moinuddin Chisti Dargah for speedy recovery of the 5-year-old Delhi rape victim.

Apr 21, 2013, 22:23 PM IST

Khurshid takes a swipe at Sushma Swaraj

Khurshid recalled that the summit between then Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and then Pakistani Military ruler Pervez Musharraf in Agra in 2001, in the backdrop of Kargil war, had failed.

Mar 14, 2013, 16:30 PM IST

Sena felicitates Dargah diwan for opposing Ashraf`s visit

Shiv Sena felicitated the spiritual head of Ajmer Dargah, Zainul Abedin Ali Khan for boycotting Pakistan PM`s recent visit to the shrine.

Mar 13, 2013, 00:36 AM IST

Pak PM`s donation accepted: Shrine official

Pakistan PM`s offering was accepted by his Khadim during his visit to the Dargah of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti, a shrine official said.

Mar 11, 2013, 00:48 AM IST

BJP hails Ajmer Sharif spiritual head`s stand on Pak PM visit

Welcoming the decision of Ajmer Sharif Dargah Diwan, Zainul Abedin Ali Khan to boycott Pakistan Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf`s visit to the Sufi shrine, BJP on Saturday said it reflects thinking of Indian citizens.

Mar 09, 2013, 15:20 PM IST