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14 February, 2018 5:24 PM In Christian-Majority Nagaland, Jerusalem Dreams On Offer Ahead Of Polls

The Congress manifesto for Nagaland polls promises a visit to Jerusalem at a subsidised cost. The BJP's vision document says every year 50 people selected through lucky draw will be sent on a Jerusalem tour for free Kohima: In Nagaland, where nine out of 10 people are Christian, political parties are racing to offer the devout a sop they can't refuse 38

12 February, 2018 7:44 PM 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. New Delhi: For Muslims across the globe, Haj is the fifth and final pillar of Islam. It is something that every sane adult Muslim must undertake at least once in their lives if they can afford it and are physically 55

7 February, 2018 10:41 PM India Thanks Saudi Arabia For Increasing Country's Haj Quota

A total of 1.75 lakh Indian citizens can go for Haj. Last year, Saudi Arabia increased India's Haj quota by 35,000. Riyadh: Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday thanked Saudi Arabia for increasing India's quota for Islam's most holy pilgrimage, the Haj. At the inaugural ceremony of the Saudi national and cultural festival Al Janadriyah 109

16 January, 2018 3:16 PM Haj Subsidy Scrapped, Twitter Says, "Wonderful News"

In a big move by the government, Haj subsidy for thousands of Muslims who go on Haj pilgrimage each year was today scrapped. This means that the Haj pilgrims will no longer get benefits like discounts on Air India flight tickets. New Delhi: In a big move by the government, Haj subsidy for thousands of Muslims who go on Haj pilgrimage each year was today 39

16 January, 2018 2:20 PM What Is Haj Subsidy? Why Is It Scrapped? All You Need To Know

New Delhi: For thousands of Muslims who go on Haj pilgrimage each year, the government withdrew the Haj subsidy today. In Haj subsidy, the government use to give discounts on Air India flight tickets to Haj pilgrims. Apart from the discounted air fare, the Haj pilgrims were also provided assistance to reach specially designed Haj departure airport terminals 51

16 January, 2018 10:46 AM No subsidy on Haj from this year, confirms Modi government

Muslim pilgrims will no longer be given subsidy for Haj from 2018. Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said that the "Subsidy on Haj is over from this year. NEW DELHI: Muslim pilgrims will no longer be given subsidy for Haj from 2018. Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said that the "Subsidy on Haj is over from this year. The minister 36

9 January, 2018 9:43 AM Saudi Arabia increases India's Haj quota by 5,000: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

Saudi Arabia has increased India's Haj quota by 5,000, the second hike in two years, taking the number of pilgrims who can perform Haj from the country to 1,75,025 lakh, Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said today. Naqvi claimed that the increase over the past two years - of nearly 40,000 - is a "record expansion" since Independence. The increase in India's 44

8 January, 2018 8:06 AM Saudi Arabia okays India’s plan to ferry Haj pilgrims via sea route: Naqvi

The Union Minister made the comment after the signing of annual Haj agreement between India and Saudi Arabia in Mecca Saudi Arabia has given its nod to India’s plan to revive the option of ferrying Haj pilgrims via sea route to Jeddah, Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said in a statement on Monday. Mr. Naqvi made the comment after the signing of annual 27

7 January, 2018 7:43 PM 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.  NEW DELHI: For the first time, 32 Muslim women are all set to leave for Haj pilgrimage without a male guardian or relative. Out of these 32 women, 12 are from Lucknow, 12 from Kanpur, four from Amethi and Gonda each. Earlier, the Ministry 31

5 January, 2018 4:32 PM U.P. Haj office gets saffron coat of paint

The boundary wall of the Uttar Pradesh Haj office, opposite the Sate legislature building in the heart of the city, has got a saffron look overnight, days after the secretariat building facade was given the same coat. The Haj office compound wall got a bright saffron shade within days of the BJP government reducing the number of holidays allotted to state-recognised 31