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Mar 23, 2017
After acquittal in Ajmer blast, Swami Aseemanand now gets bail in Mecca Masjid bomb attack caseAseemanand is one of the key accused in the blast in historic Mecca Mosque in Hyderabad in May 2007, which killed more than 16 people and injured several others
Mar 09, 2017
Ajmer blast case: Aseemanand's acquittal indicates fate of Samjhauta Express, Mecca Masjid attacksThe acquittal of right-wing activist Swami Aseemanand and six others in the 2007 Ajmer blast case is a probably a sign of things to come.
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
Sep 10, 2016
After preliminary rituals for annual hajj, nearly 1.5 mn Muslims head to MeccaLast 24 September, Mina was the scene of the worst disaster in hajj history, when the stampede occurred as pilgrims made their way to the Jamarat Bridge for a stoning ritual.
Sep 09, 2016
Protests break out in Tehran as Iran bans citizens from taking hajjThe head of Iran's Hajj Organisation blamed the Saudis for refusing to discuss security measures despite the stampede that killed thousands during last year's hajj.
Aug 11, 2016
Mecca crane collapse: Almost a year later, trial begins for 14 accused in Saudi ArabiaThe tragedy at the Grand Mosque in the Saudi city of Mecca killed at least 108 people and injured about 400.
Aug 10, 2016
Kashmir pilgrims begin their Hajj pilgrimageThe hajj pilgrimage, which is among the five pillars of Islam, attracts around three million Muslims worldwide each year.
Jul 04, 2016
Islamic State is demonising Muslims: Asaduddin Owaisi tells FirstpostIn an exclusive interview with Firstpost, Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owaisi bristles at the Islamic State's attempt to demonise the entire Muslim community.
Jul 04, 2016
India's democratic ethos has kept young Muslims safe, but we must be careful of Islamic StateArray
Jun 22, 2016
NDA govt not strong against Hindu accused in blast cases, says Asaduddin OwaisiAIMIM president Asaduddin Owaisi on Thursday alleged that the Narendra Modi government is "not strong" against those accused in bomb blast cases who are Hindus.