100 religious leaders to attend Jama Masjid ceremony

Over 100 religious leaders from India and abroad will Saturday attend a ceremony at the Jama Masjid here when the son of Shahi Imam Syed Ahmed Bukhari will be anointed the Naib Imam of the 17th century mosque.

Abolish the term 'Shahi', petitioners plead to HC in Imam Bukhari case

Petitioners in the case against Jama Masjid Shahi Imam Syed Ahmed Bukhari have asked the Delhi High Court to abolish the term 'Shahi', adding that in a democratic country, the phrase has no significance.

Coronation of next Imam has no legal sanctity: Delhi HC

In a breather for the Shahi Imam of Delhi's historic Jama Masjid, the Delhi High Court on Friday refused to stay the ceremony to anoint Syed Ahmed Bukhari's son as his deputy and successor.

Delhi HC allows Shahi Imam to anoint son as successor 'without legal sanctity'
Delhi HC allows Shahi Imam to anoint son as successor 'without legal sanctity'

In a breather for the Shahi Imam of Delhi's historic Jama Masjid, the Delhi High Court on Friday refused to stay the ceremony to anoint Syed Ahmed Bukhari's son as his deputy and successor.

Anointment ceremony of Shahi Imam's son illegal, HC told

The central government and Wakf Board Thursday told the Delhi High Court that the anointment ceremony of Jama Masjid Shahi Imam's son as the Naib Imam (deputy Imam) was "illegal" and has no legal sanctity.

Petition in High Court seeking removal of Bukhari as Imam

The Allahabad High Court has given three weeks time to a petitioner to file the history of New Delhi's Jama Masjid after he sought a direction for quashing the appointment of Syed Ahmed Bukhari as Imam of the mosque.

Sonia Gandhi not to attend Bukhari son's anointment ceremony

Congress President Sonia Gandhi will not attend the controversial anointment ceremony of the son of Jama Masjid Shahi Imam Syed Ahmed Bukhari here next month.

Bukhari 'does not represent common Muslims': LJP

Lok Janshakti Party leader Abdul Khaliq on Friday condemned the Shahi Imam of Jama Masjid for not inviting Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the anointment ceremony of his son, saying it has exposed him as a "mindless and cynical" person who "in no way" represents common Muslims.

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.

DNA: Despite ceasefire violations, Shahi Imam invites Pak PM for son's anointment

Shahi Imam of Delhi's Jama Masjid Syed Ahmed Bukhari Thursday triggered a controversy by inviting Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif as well as political leaders in India but not Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the anointment ceremony of his son on November 22.

PM Modi not invited to Shahi Imam son's anointment- Part II

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is not invited for Syed Ahmed Bukhari, Shahi Imam of Delhi's Jama Masjid, son's anointment ceremony.

PM Modi not invited to Shahi Imam son's anointment

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is not invited for Syed Ahmed Bukhari, Shahi Imam of Delhi's Jama Masjid, son's anointment 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.

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".

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.

Sonia`s move to seek Shahi Imam`s support will boomerang: Venkaiah

BJP leader Venkaiah Naidu Sunday said that Congress chief Sonia Gandhi had called on the Shahi Imam of Delhi`s Jama Masjid Syed Ahmed Bukhari as she was "frustrated" with the lectoral scenario and predicted her venture would "boomerang".

Azam Khan urges Bukhari to reconsider his support to Congress

Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan has urged Shahi Imam of Delhi`s Jama Masjid Syed Ahmed Bukhari to reconsider his decision to support Congress, saying his appeal to Muslims could divide the community.