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UP Minister urges rich Muslims to spare Haj subsidy for poor

Uttar Pradesh's Muslim Waqf and Haj Minister Mohsin Raza Khan on Saturday urged rich Muslims to leave Haj subsidy for the deserving poor.

Govt appoints committee to study Haj subsidy

Govt appoints committee to study Haj subsidy

The Supreme Court, in a 2012 order, had asked the government to look for ways to gradually reducing and abolishing subsidy given to pilgrims by 2022.

Why Haj subsidy is now a political issue?

Why Haj subsidy is now a political issue?

But what it looks like is merely a political gimmick and that the real drama behind this ‘subsidy’ is all about vote-bank and about securing money.

After Saudi Arabia increases India's Haj quota, AIMIM chief says allot Haj subsidy for girls' education

After Saudi Arabia increases India's Haj quota, AIMIM chief says allot Haj subsidy for girls' education

A day after it was reported that Saudi Arabia has increased India's annual Haj quota from 1.36 lakh to 1.70 lakh, AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi has now demanded that the subsidy given to Muslim devotees be allotted for girls' education.