Muslim leaders slam Shahi Imam for snubbing PM Narendra Modi
Muslim leaders slam Shahi Imam for snubbing PM Narendra Modi

Shahi Imam of Delhi's Jama Masjid, Syed Ahmed Bukhari, has kicked up a storm by snubbing Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his 19-year-old son's investiture ceremony.

Shahi Imam invites Nawaz Sharif but skips Modi for son's anointment

Syed Ahmed Bukhari, Shahi Imam of Delhi's Jama Masjid, recently named his 19-year-old son Shaban Bukhari as his successor.
He has failed to invite his own Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, to the event.

Shahi Imam invites Nawaz Sharif but leaves out PM Narendra Modi for son's anointment
Shahi Imam invites Nawaz Sharif but leaves out PM Narendra Modi for son's anointment

Syed Ahmed Bukhari, Shahi Imam of Delhi's Jama Masjid, recently named his 19-year-old son Shaban Bukhari as his successor.

Man tries to set ablaze Delhi Jama Masjid's Shahi Imam Bukhari, held

Miffed at not being able to meet Jama Masjid's Shahi Imam Bukhari, a 32-year-old man allegedly threw a bottle of kerosene at the cleric on Sunday in an attempt to set him ablaze.

19-yr-old son is Bukhari's successor as Jama Masjid Shahi Imam

Nineteen-year-old Shaban Bukhari, son of Imam Syed Ahmed Bukhari, has been chosen to succeed his father as the 14th Shahi Imam of Delhi's Jama Masjid, the largest mosque in the country.

Kashmir floods: Hyderpora mosque a symbol of communal harmony

It is evening time and the maulvi here just sounded the 'azaan', the call for prayer and devouts rush inside to offer 'namaaz'. Shortly thereafter, scores of people assemble in the tented courtyard of the mosque to have food.

Sharif offers prayers at historic Jama Masjid

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday offered prayers at the historic Jama Masjid and visited the Red Fort in Old Delhi area.

In Jama Masjid, Nawaz Sharif says he has come for peace

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif visited the 17th century Jama Masjid here on Tuesday and said he had come to India to "build better ties".

Jama Masjid terror attack: Yasin Bhatkal refused bail

Terror outfit Indian Mujahideen co-founder Yasin Bhatkal was Thursday refused bail by a Delhi court in connection with September 2010 Jama Masjid terror attack case in which an explosion had taken place outside the mosque.

Bhatkal attacked Jama Masjid as foreigners wearing mini skirts entered it: Police

Foreigners wearing mini skirts and entering Jama Masjid here prompted Indian Mujahideen (IM) co-founder Yasin Bhatkal and his aides to commit terror strike at the historic mosque in September 2010, the Delhi Police has told a court here.

Jama Masjid attack: Police files chargesheet against top IM men

Indian Mujahideen (IM) co-founder Yasin Bhatkal and his aide Asadullah Akhtar were on Saturday chargesheeted by Delhi Police in connection with the September 2010 Jama Masjid terror attack case in which two Taiwani tourists had sustained bullet injuries.

2010 Jama Masjid terror attack case: Delhi Police files chargesheet against Bhatkal, Akhtar

The Delhi Police filed a chargesheet against Indian Mujahideen co-founder Yasin Bhatkal and his aide Asadullah Akhtar in 2010 Jama Masjid terror attack case.

Religious leaders` appeal will have no impact on Muslim voters: AMUTA

AMUTA has criticised the practise of religious leaders issuing appeals in support of political parties and said such calls will have no impact on the Muslim community voters.

Shahi Imam`s decision a patriotic one in right direction: Congress

Jammu and Kashmir minister Ghulam Ahmed Mir said Shahi Imam of Delhi`s Jama Masjid Syed Ahmad Bukhari`s decision to support his Congress party was "a patriotic one and in right direction at the right time".

Shia cleric Maulana Kalbe Jawaad appeals not to vote for Congress

A few days after Shahi Imam of Delhi`s Jama Masjid openly endorsed the Congress, Shia cleric Maulana Kalbe Jawaad on Monday appealed to his community not to vote for the grand old party.

BJP files complaint against Shahi Imam for openly endorsing Congress

Days after the Shahi Imam of Delhi`s Jama Masjid made an appeal to voters to support Congress, the BJP on Monday lodged a complaint with the Election Commission against the Muslim cleric`s open endorsement of the ruling party.

Bukhari`s appeal to vote for Cong his personal opinion: Ramesh

Union Minister Jairam Ramesh on Saturday described Shahi Imam of Jama Masjid Syed Ahmed Bukhari`s appeal to Muslims to support Congress as his "personal" opinion and said the electoral battle was between RSS and Congress.

Don`t waste your votes by supporting Cong: Mayawati to Muslims

A day after the Shahi Imam of Jama Masjid appealed to Muslims to support Congress in the Lok Sabha polls, BSP supremo Mayawati on Saturday said voting for the party would only be a waste as it is already out of the race.

BSP terms Bukhari`s criticism of it as strange

BSP on Friday termed Shahi Imam of Jama Masjid Ahmed Bukhari`s support to Congress and criticism of BSP as "strange", even as it welcomed his declaration that secular forces need not support Samajwadi Party.

Elections 2014: Shahi Imam Bukhari endorses Congress, TMC

Just days after meeting Sonia Gandhi, the Shahi Imam of Delhi`s Jama Masjid on Friday announced support for the Congress party in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.