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Saudi Arabia announces haj health measures for domestic pilgrims

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

Two nephews of former Pakistan PM Sharif offloaded from Haj-bound flight

The two were stopped from travelling as their names were on the Provisional National Identity List.

02 Aug 2019 4:32 PM

2 lakh Muslims will go to Haj this year

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

2 lakh Indian pilgrims including 48 pc women to perform Haj this year: Naqvi

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

Record 2 lakh Haj pilgrims from India this year: Naqvi

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


Airfare for Haj gets cheaper

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

No Haj subsidy, we empower minority with dignity: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

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

Muslim board objects allowing women to travel for Haj without male

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

Mystic Mantra: Kaaba — House of God

Haj is seen as a chance to wipe clean past sins and start fresh.

20 Sep 2017 2:37 AM

Mystic Mantra: The core values of self-sacrifice

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


Haj application process in UP likely to be linked with Aadhaar: BJP

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

Haj victims still await compensation

A total of 238 people were injured, including many Indians in the crane crash.

14 Feb 2017 1:52 AM

An Islamic renaissance is essential

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

Saudi invites Iran to negotiate Haj arrangements

Last week, the Iranian Foreign Ministry had denied reports of an invitation for negotiation.

10 Jan 2017 8:42 AM

Now, apply for Haj using an app

The next Haj schedule has already been announced. The last date for submitting applications is January 24.

03 Jan 2017 10:50 AM


Now, apply for Haj with mobile app, mouse click

The App also provides guidelines in English, Urdu and Hindi.

03 Jan 2017 7:16 AM