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.
Last Updated: Wednesday, June 19, 2013, 20:15
Islamic scholars and Muslim bodies have urged Saudi Arabia govt and Indian MEA to reconsider the move to reduce number of pilgrims from Haj quota.
Last Updated: Friday, June 14, 2013, 21:53
Media reports say in the wake of development works in Mecca, Saudi government intends to reduce by 20 percent all overseas pilgrims.
Last Updated: Friday, July 27, 2012, 13:56
The SC declined to entertain Centre`s request to defer till next year its July 23 order limiting government`s discretionary quota for Haj pilgrims.
Last Updated: Monday, July 23, 2012, 15:32
The SC bench said 200 seats would be reserved for the Haj Committee of India (HCI).
Last Updated: Saturday, July 14, 2012, 12:21
Complaining about "woefully inadequate," allotment of Haj quota to the state, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today sought the intervention of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to enhance the number.
Last Updated: Thursday, June 07, 2012, 00:39
Centre has agreed to raise Kerala`s Haj quota by 1031 this year, enabling a total of 7518 pilgrims from the state to fly to Mecca to perform the Haj.
Last Updated: Sunday, May 20, 2012, 14:07
Nearly 15,500 people applied for Haj, but after the lottery draw, only 638 devotees were selected for the holy trip, against the quota of 3,240.
Last Updated: Thursday, May 10, 2012, 20:48
Kerala expressed disappointment over the Centre rejecting its request for raising the state`s Haj quota by determining the number of pilgrims.
Last Updated: Sunday, October 02, 2011, 09:46
The External Affairs Ministry had refused to provide the information in reply to a RTI query.
Last Updated: Sunday, July 17, 2011, 20:27
Saudi Arabia has accepted India`s
plea to increase the quota of Haj pilgrims from the country
from this year.
Last Updated: Wednesday, May 18, 2011, 19:38
The Delhi government will soon
approach the Centre to seek a hike in Haj quota allotment from
the city considering the ever increasing number of applicants
for the annual pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia.
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