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Feb 04, 2017
Haj policy: Six-member panel to study ways to reduce subsidiesThe Centre has formed a six-member committee to give a report on ways to improve India's Haj policy and also look into issue of subsidy to the pilgrimage in light of 2012 Supreme Court order on gradually reducing and abolishing it by 2022.
Jan 13, 2017
Education for Muslim girls: Owaisi's progressive stance may end culture of empty appeasementAIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi's statement that Haj subsidy should be abolished in favour of education for Muslim girls is a progressive stance and deserves our wholehearted backing.
Jan 11, 2017
Saudi Arabia rolls out 'biggest increase' in India's Haj quota, hikes it by 34,500Saudi Arabia had five years ago slashed Haj quotas for foreign pilgrims coming from each country by 20 per cent in view of safety of the devotees as they undertook expansion of Grand Mosque there
Nov 08, 2016
Compat overrules CCI's Rs 64 crore fine imposed on GlaxosmithKline, SanofiThe tribunal's order comes more than a year after the CCI had slapped Rs 64 crore fine on the two firms for alleged collusive bidding in supply of a meningitis vaccine to the government for Haj pilgrims
Oct 06, 2016
Haj pilgrimage to now be managed by Minority affairs ministryThe management of Haj pilgrimage will now be done by the Minority Affairs Ministry instead of the External Affairs Ministry. President Pranab Mukherjee has given assent to new rules in this regard.
Sep 22, 2016
Robust security cooperation between Saudi Arabia and India: Envoy"Saudi Arabia and India are partners in promoting peace, stability and security in the region," Saudi Arabian envoy to India said.
Aug 10, 2016
First batch of 340 pilgrims from J&K leave for Haj; Mufti asks them to pray for peaceThe first batch of 340 pilgrims from Jammu and Kashmir left for Saudi Arabia on Wednesday to perform the annual Haj pilgrimage, with Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti urging them to pray for peace and progress in the state.
Apr 12, 2016
PM Modi's Saudi visit was 'very successful and fruitful', says Najma HeptullaAfter PM Modi's visit, Heptulla also hinted at some "good news" soon from Riyadh on New Delhi's request to increase the Haj quota.
Oct 19, 2015
Saudi Arabia haj disaster death toll at least 2,110The crush and stampede that struck the haj last month in Saudi Arabia killed at least 2,110 pilgrims, a new tally showed on Monday, after officials in the kingdom met to discuss the tragedy.
Sep 28, 2015
Maldives president escapes unhurt from speedboat blastMaldives President Yameen Abdul Gayoom escaped unhurt on Monday from a blast on his speedboat as he returned home after performing Haj in Saudi Arabia.