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2 May, 2018 3:41 PM Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas’ views on Jews draw universal disapproval

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused Mahmoud Abbas of anti-Semitism and Holocaust denial on Wednesday after the Palestinian leader suggested in a speech that historic persecution of European Jews had been caused by their conduct. Jewish groups also condemned Mr. Abbas’ comments, made in a speech on Monday to the Palestinian National Council 44

23 April, 2018 4:32 PM 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’. LUCKNOW: Eight Muslim women from Uttar Pradesh who had earlier applied to go on Haj pilgrimage with a Mehram (husband or a male first blood relation as guardian) had withdrawn their application. According to the UP Haj Committee, at least 32 Muslim women had in past applied 50

22 April, 2018 2:31 PM Record 1.75 lakh Indians to go for Haj this year: Centre

Union Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Sunday said a record 1.75 lakh pilgrims from India will go on Haj this year after the Centre increased the pilgrims’ quota for the second consecutive year. “... for the first time after Independence, a record 1,75,025 pilgrims from India will go for Haj this year and that too without any subsidy 38

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 64

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 63

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 121

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 41

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 54

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 37

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 50