Jammu and Kashmir
Thursday, May 23, 2013
Centre grants 1,699 additional seats for Haj-2013: Peerzada
Centre has granted 1,699 seats from Haj Committee of India (HCI) to Jammu and Kashmir, raising the t...
23,000 Haj pilgrims to fly from IGI`s special terminal
Around 23,000 Haj pilgrims are likely to fly to Jeddah later this year from the special terminus at ...
SC lays down directions on Haj pilgrimage
Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the government to frame a five-year policy for regulating the Haj ...
Pak SC issues notice to ex-PM Gilani over Haj corruption case
Pakistan`s SC issued notices to Gilani and other officials to respond to allegations that the previo...
1.7 lakh Indian pilgrims for Haj this year
Saudi Arabia has allotted a quota of 1.7 lakh pilgrims from India for Haj this year, even as New Del...
India seeks higher Haj quota
Every year, India sends 170,000 pilgrims for the Haj. This year, Haj falls in October.
Azam Khan requests PM to attend Haj conference
Uttar Pradesh Minority Affairs Minister Mohammad Azam Khan on Saturday requested Prime Minister Manm...
Azam Khan writes to Centre against curtailing of Haj subsidy
Uttar Pradesh Haj Minister Azam Khan has written a letter to External Affairs Minister Salman Khursh...
Fulfil commitments made to Muslims: Haj Committee member to SP
A member of the Uttar Pradesh Haj Committee on Monday asked the ruling Samajwadi Party to fulfil its...
Syria ‘planned to bomb Haj’ in 2012
Syria had planned to explode a bomb during the Haj (pilgrimage) season in 2012, a former military of...
Pilgrims can avail govt subsidy for Haj only once
The Haj Committee of India has imposed new norms of once-in-a-lifetime pilgrimage via subsidy.
Supreme Court continued its judicial activism
From ruling that sleep was a fundamental right to urging the government to phase out the Haj subsidy...
Air India successfully completes Haj 2012 operation
Public sector carrier Air India said that it has successfully completed the Haj 2012 operations, ter...
Haj: Travel agency charged with fraud
A teacher at the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) here has charged a Ahmedabad based travel agency of...
AI flight with Haj pilgrims make emergency landing
An Air-India plane with 400 Haj pilgrims onboard made an emergency landing at the NSC Bose Internati...
Bosnian walks over 5,500 km on pilgrimage to Mecca
Bosnian Muslim Senad Hadzic`s spiritual journey to perform the Haj took him 10 months as walked 5,65...
Aamir Khan to join Anna Hazare`s new anti-graft team?
After severing ties with India Against Corruption activist Arvind Kejriwal over the formation of a p...
‘8% rise in Haj pilgrims’
There has been an 8 percent rise in the number of Haj pilgrims this season in comparison to the last...
Anna Hazare wants Aamir Khan in his new team
A close aide of Anna Hazare said Aamir Khan’s Satyamev Jayate raised public awareness about various ...
Haj pilgrims stone the Satan, pray for forgiveness
Haj is one of the five pillars of Islam and every able bodied Muslim who can afford to travel to Mec...
Salman Khurshid puts off Haj pilgrimage
Law Minister Salman Khurshid is embroiled in a controversy over allegations of misappropriation of f...
Haj pilgrims from Bhopal leave for Mecca
The last Haj flight with 65 pilgrims from the city left late last night for the holy city of Mecca v...
AIMPLB member alleges misbehaviour with Haj pilgrims at airport
An AIMPLB member has alleged misbehaviour on the part of the Raja Bhoi International Airport authori...
AI flight cancelled after being hit by vehicle
A Jeddah-bound Air India flight carrying over 400 passengers was cancelled after it suffered damage ...
Over 28,000 Indian pilgrims arrive in Saudi Arabia for Haj
According to India`s Jeddah Consulate, Haj pilgrims from India started arriving in the Saudi from Se...
908 Nigerian women pilgrims held in Saudi Arabia
A National Hajj Commission of Nigeria report says Saudi is holding the Nigerian women at King Abdula...
1.7 lakh Indians to perform Haj this year
About 1.7 lakh Indian Haj pilgrims will arrive in Saudi Arabia this year and elaborate arrangements ...
Haj pilgrimage: Direct Air India flights from Kashmir
Air India will operate direct flights from Srinagar to Jeddah to ferry this year`s Haj pilgrims to S...
Saudi SIM cards for Indian Haj pilgrims
For the first time, Indian Haj pilgrims will get SIM cards of Saudi Telecom company at a nominal cos...
J&K to discuss direct Haj flight with Centre
Jammu and Kashmir government will hold a meeting with the Centre next week to press for the resumpti...
Haj pilgrims caught in fight over Nizam`s rubath
Over 350 Haj pilgrims selected for free accommodation in the `rubath` of Nizam are caught in a fight...
SC setback to Centre on Haj pilgrims quota
The SC declined to entertain Centre`s request to defer till next year its July 23 order limiting gov...
SC reduces govt`s discretionary quota seats for Haj pilgrims
The SC bench said 200 seats would be reserved for the Haj Committee of India (HCI).
Around 1.25 lakh Haj pilgrims to be covered under govt subsidy
Around 1.25 lakh Haj pilgrims will be covered this year under the subsidy scheme of the government, ...
Jaya petitions PM on Haj quota
Complaining about "woefully inadequate," allotment of Haj quota to the state, Tamil Nadu Chief Minis...
Haj pilgrimage: FIRs registered against 170 people
FIRs have been lodged against 170 people who got their names included in the list of Haj pilgrims fo...
SIM cards free of cost to Haj pilgrims
In Tamil Nadu, the committee would distribute 3,315 SIM cards to Muslims who were selected for Haj p...
377 debarred from Haj pilgrimage
At least 377 people have been debarred from undertaking Haj pilgrimage this year after Central Haj C...
First flight for Haj pilgrims from TN on Oct 6
The first flight for Haj-bound pilgrims from Tamil Nadu will commence on October 6 this year.
Centre raises Kerala`s Haj quota
Centre has agreed to raise Kerala`s Haj quota by 1031 this year, enabling a total of 7518 pilgrims f...
Krishna assures Andamans governor on Haj pilgrims
External Affairs minister SM Krishna has written to the Anadamans Lt Governor Bhupinder Singh that t...
Kerala to formulate stand on Haj subsidy
Kerala govt decided to convene a meeting of Muslim religious organisations to elicit their views on ...
MP Cong asks Digvijay to intervene in Haj quota issue
Nearly 15,500 people applied for Haj, but after the lottery draw, only 638 devotees were selected fo...
Akhilesh wants UP quota of Haj pilgrims be hiked
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday said better facilities would be provided to H...
CIC directive to PMO on Haj delegation
The CIC has directed the Prime Minister`s Office to display on its website the process of selecting ...
Maha minister seeks central study group on Haj fac
Maharashtra government`s Minority Development department on Monday demanded that Centre set up a stu...
Kerala: 49429 applications for Haj pilgrimage
A total of 49429 applications had been received this year for Haj pilgrimage for 2012 in Kerala.
Stop Haj subsidy forthwith, 10-yrs long time: RSS
RSS has welcomed the Supreme Court ruling asking the government to phase out Haj subsidy to Muslim p...
Kerala regrets refusal of plea for more Haj quota
Kerala expressed disappointment over the Centre rejecting its request for raising the state`s Haj qu...
‘Govt mulled withdrawing Haj subsidy 15 yrs back’
SC might have finally given a roadmap to do away with Haj subsidy but a move was afoot in the govern...
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