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Air India allows Haj passengers travelling to India to carry Zamzam cans within permissible baggage allowance

The Hajj pilgrims carry Zamzam water from the Zamzam well at Masjid al-Haram in Mecca.

Jul 09, 2019, 17:07 PM IST

Two lakh Indian Muslims will go to Haj without subsidy this year: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

The Centre has ended the “deceit of Haj subsidy” with decisive honesty and transparency, Naqvi said while inaugurating a two-day ‘orientation-cum-training programme’ for Haj 2019 deputationists in the national capital. 

Jun 25, 2019, 20:44 PM IST

Would have sent people on Haj for free had Pakistan not had debts: Imran Khan

Imran Khan has been at the receiving end of severe backlash - most of it from opposition parties - after his government withdrew the subsidy given on Haj for this year, on January 31.

Feb 12, 2019, 22:04 PM IST

DNA: Non Stop News, 16 January, 2019

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Jan 16, 2019, 22:16 PM IST

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Jan 16, 2019, 20:26 PM IST

2300 Indian Muslim women will go on Haj in 2019 without a male companion: Union Minister

Like last year, the Minority Affairs Ministry will send women on Haj without lottery system in 2019 too.

Jan 16, 2019, 15:29 PM IST

Muslims at haj converge on Jamarat for ritual stoning of the devil

More than 2 million Muslim pilgrims hurled pebbles at a giant wall in a symbolic stoning of the devil on Tuesday, the riskiest stage of the annual haj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia where hundreds died in a crush three years ago.

Aug 22, 2018, 06:59 AM IST

Haj pilgrims in Saudi Arabia get free AC pods to rest; over 20 lakh reach Mecca

Special arrangements have been made in Saudi Arabia for Haj this year.

Aug 19, 2018, 13:56 PM IST

8 Muslim women from UP who wanted to go for Haj without Mehram withdraw application

At least 32 Muslim women had in past applied to go on Haj without a ‘mehram’.

Apr 23, 2018, 21:02 PM IST

Bar on disabled people from undertaking Haj to continue: Centre tells HC

The reason for the prohibition was that the pilgrimage is physically demanding, exhausting and in case of a stampede, disabled people would be more at risk, Centre said.

Apr 12, 2018, 09:12 AM IST

Muslim women share sexual harassment incidents at Haj, #MosqueMeToo trends on Twitter

#Mosquemetoo was actually started by Egyptian-American feminist and journalist Mona Eltawy, who first shared her experiences on social media.

Feb 11, 2018, 22:36 PM IST

Tamil Nadu CM Edappadi K Palaniswami wants Centre to reconsider scrapping of Haj subsidy

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Wednesday asked the centre to reconsider its decision to revoke Haj subsidy.

Jan 17, 2018, 14:01 PM IST

Discontinuing Haj subsidy welcomed by most Muslims, says Naqvi

Welcoming Centre's move to discontinue the Haj subsidy, Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Wednesday said the most members of the Muslim community are happy about it.

Jan 17, 2018, 12:04 PM IST

No subsidy on Haj from this year, confirms Modi government

Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said that the Haj subsidy funds will be used for the education of minorities, particularly girls.

Jan 16, 2018, 15:57 PM IST

In a first, 32 women to go on Haj without male guardians

For the first time, 32 Muslim women are all set to leave for Haj pilgrimage without a male guardian or relative. 

Jan 07, 2018, 23:33 PM IST

In Modi's Gujarat, 'Ram' has defeated 'HAJ' (Hardik-Alpesh-Jignesh), tweets Sushil Modi

Bihar Deputy Chief Minister and senior party leader Sushil Kumar Modi on Monday compared Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP's) election win to the victory Lord 'Ram' over 'HAJ' – Hardik Patel, Alpesh Thakor and Jignesh Mewani. 

Dec 19, 2017, 09:40 AM IST

Calling Hardik, Alpesh, Jignesh 'HAJ' is divisive politics, says Chidambaram

Chidambaram on Monday slammed the BJP for terming PAAS leader Hardik Patel, OBC leader Alpesh Thakore and SC/ST leader Jignesh Mevani as "HAJ".

Dec 04, 2017, 13:53 PM IST

Four Kerala women apply to perform Haj sans 'mehram'

Four Muslim women from Kerala have applied to go on Haj without 'mehram or male guardian, Union Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said on Sunday.

Nov 20, 2017, 00:21 AM IST

Why don't men, women share pregnancy for 4.5 months: Muslim clerics bizarre logic sparks row

The bizarre logic of a head Muslim cleric, comparing pregnancy to gender equality, has triggered a new controversy.

Oct 10, 2017, 15:14 PM IST

Women above 45 years may not need a male relative for Haj anymore

The Centre has also decided to abolish the subsidy for Haj pilgrims in accordance with a Supreme Court order. 

Oct 08, 2017, 08:18 AM IST