Updated : 1 year, 11 months ago IST
New Delhi [India] February 19 (ANI): The Kerala Haj Committee on Monday filed a plea challenging the Centre's guidelines in Haj pilgrim selection.
New Delhi [India], January 30 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Central government to file an affidavit in the Haj subsidy matter while seeking the reason for withdrawing the concession.
Updated : 2 years ago IST
Ranchi (Jharkhand) [India], Jan. 17 (ANI): Jailed Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad on Wednesday criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government for scrapping the Haj subsidy.
New Delhi [India], Jan. 17 (ANI): A day after the withdrawal of Haj subsidy, senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel hoped that the central government would spend the funds for the development of minorities, as mandated by the Supreme Court in its 2012 order.
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India] January 17 (ANI): Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Wednesday said that the Centre should review its decision on the Haj subsidy.
Rampur [UP], Jan. 16 (ANI): Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan on Tuesday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Union Government has scrapped the Haj subsidy for votes.
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Jan 16 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Shia Waqf Board chairman Waseem Rizvi on Tuesday welcomed the Union Government's decision to scrap the Haj subsidy for pilgrims.
Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], Jan 16 (ANI): All India Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Tuesday questioned as to why was the Centre trumpeting the withdrawal of Haj subsidy when it is already giving a hefty amount to other pilgrims.
New Delhi [India], Jan. 16 (ANI): The Congress said on Tuesday that with the removal of Haj subsidy, the actual beneficiaries would be airlines not the Hajis.
New Delhi [India], Jan 16 (ANI): The Union government on Tuesday scrapped the Haj subsidy for pilgrims as the fund will instead be used for the empowerment of minorities from this year.
Updated : 2 years, 10 months ago IST
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Mar. 25 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh's Muslim Waqf and Haj Minister Mohsin Raza Khan on Saturday urged rich Muslims to leave Haj subsidy for the deserving poor.
Updated : 2 years, 11 months ago IST
New Delhi, [India], Feb. 8 (ANI): As per the Annual Bilateral Agreement signed between India and Saudi Arabia, a quota of 1,70,025 pilgrims has been allocated for Haj 2017 as opposed to the quota of 1,36,020 pilgrims last year.