Muslims from other countries are barred from the rite for first year in modern times, while number of domestic pilgrims are limited to 1,000
06 Jul 2020 10:29 AM
The two were stopped from travelling as their names were on the Provisional National Identity List.
02 Aug 2019 4:32 PM
PM Modi is also expected to visit Saudi Arabia later this year for an international conference to be organised there.
29 Jun 2019 6:43 AM
More than 2,340 women will perform Haj without 'Mehram' this year, the Union minister said adding last year, this number stood at 1,180.
25 Jun 2019 4:14 PM
Total of 725 PTOs will take Haj pilgrims to Saudi Arabia. All PTOs will take 10,000 pilgrims on the rates decided by Haj Committee of India.
09 Jun 2019 5:39 PM
The increase in India’s quota will be effective from the Haj later this year. Saudi Arabia last year raised India’s quota by 35,000.
28 Feb 2018 1:53 AM
Naqvi said that despite the subsidy withdrawal, a record number of 1.75 lakh Muslims will undertake the pilgrimage from India this year.
16 Jan 2018 5:06 PM
PM Modi in his 'Mann ki Baat' suggested single women pilgrims be excluded from the lottery system implemented to select Haj pilgrims.
01 Jan 2018 10:31 AM
Haj is seen as a chance to wipe clean past sins and start fresh.
20 Sep 2017 2:37 AM
The Haj is one of the five pillars of Islam, and is seen as a chance to wipe clean past sins and start fresh.
01 Sep 2017 12:53 AM
Asked whether the process of filing of Haj application would also be linked to IT Returns, Mohsin Raza said there was no such proposal.
26 Mar 2017 3:00 PM
A total of 238 people were injured, including many Indians in the crane crash.
14 Feb 2017 1:52 AM
Pakistan’s policies of the 1980s led to the mushrooming of brutal fanatics who have used Islam for wanton killing.
14 Jan 2017 3:38 AM
Last week, the Iranian Foreign Ministry had denied reports of an invitation for negotiation.
10 Jan 2017 8:42 AM
The next Haj schedule has already been announced. The last date for submitting applications is January 24.
03 Jan 2017 10:50 AM
The App also provides guidelines in English, Urdu and Hindi.
03 Jan 2017 7:16 AM