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First flight from Bhopal carrying Haj pilgrims on Sept 17

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 13:07

The first flight from Bhopal to Saudi Arabia for Haj pilgrims will take off from here on September 17.

Govt promises to improve facilities for Haj pilgrims

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 14:04

Government today promised to bring in significant improvement in facilities for Haj pilgrims and request Saudi Arabia to withdraw 20 per cent cut in India`s quota for the annual pilgrimage.

J&K to provide special identification jackets to Haj pilgrims

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 17:29

The Jammu and Kashmir government will provide special identification jackets to Haj pilgrims from the state to enable them recognise each other and maintain link with the guides accompanying them.

Qureshi calls for facilities for Char Dham pilgrims

Last Updated: Friday, February 14, 2014, 19:02

Uttarakhand Governor Aziz Qureshi called for devising an effective formula or passing of a legislation in Parliament offering the same facilities to Char Dham pilgrims as given to Haj pilgrims.

127 Haj pilgrims from Bihar stranded in Medina

Last Updated: Saturday, November 02, 2013, 20:38

About 127 Haj pilgrims from Bihar are stranded in Saudi Arabia for more than 36 hours after their flight was cancelled due to some technical reason.

Nearly two million pilgrims perfom haj: Saudi

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 15, 2013, 23:54

Saudi Arabia said on Tuesday that around 1.98 million pilgrims are performing this year`s annual Muslim pilgrimage, the hajj, sharply fewer than last year due to reduced quotas.

Air India flies 46,700 Haj pilgrims

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 09, 2013, 18:55

Air India Wednesday completed its Haj operations, flying about 46,700 pilgrims to Madina and Jeddah in Saudi Arabia recording the highest ever on-time performance of over 97 percent.

Air India flies 46,700 Haj pilgrims

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 09, 2013, 18:10

Air India on Wednesday completed its Haj operations, flying about 46,700 pilgrims to Madina and Jeddah in Saudi Arabia recording the highest ever on-time performance of over 97 per cent.

MP govt completes work to assist Haj pilgrims

Last Updated: Thursday, September 19, 2013, 15:39

Madhya Pradesh government has made all necessary arrangements at Haj Transit Point to cater to the Haj pilgrims.

Azam Khan warns of law and order problem if UP Haj quota reduced

Last Updated: Sunday, June 23, 2013, 22:52

Uttar Pradesh Minority Welfare minister Azam Khan on Sunday said curtailment of Haj pilgrims` quota of Uttar Pradesh could lead to "law and order problem" in the state.

Saudi Arabia urges people to postpone Haj plans

Last Updated: Monday, June 17, 2013, 08:43

Saudi Arabia has called upon foreign pilgrims to postpone their Haj plans this year due to ongoing expansion work at Makkah`s Grand Mosque, Xinhua reported.

Centre grants 1,699 additional seats for Haj-2013: Peerzada

Last Updated: Saturday, May 11, 2013, 21:37

Centre has granted 1,699 seats from Haj Committee of India (HCI) to Jammu and Kashmir, raising the total seats to 8,819 for Haj-2013.