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Aug 19, 2018
Saudi Arabia introduces free sleeping pods for this year's Haj pilgrimsThe pods also provide a space in which pilgrims can change their clothes and take a shower.
Jul 15, 2018
First batch of Haj pilgrims leaves for Saudi Arabia; govt to facilitate 1,28,702 Indians this yearThe first batch of Haj pilgrims on Saturday was flagged off by Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, who said the preparations for ensuring a smooth pilgrimage had been completed.
Jul 06, 2018
Delhi State Haj Committee meets Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi over facilities arranged by Centre for pilgrimsFlights for Haj will start from 14 July, when pilgrims from Delhi, Gaya, Guwahati, Lucknow and Srinagar will embark on the pilgrimage. Flights from other embarkation points would start later.
Jul 01, 2018
Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi says airlines carrying Haj pilgrims will be paid Rs 57 crore less in fares this yearMinority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi announced a reduction in the funds spent on air fares of Haj pilgrims as compared to 2017
Feb 27, 2018
Govt announces reduction in airfare for Haj pilgrims, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi calls it 'empowerment without appeasement'The government on Tuesday announced a significant reduction in airfare for those going on the Haj, a month after it scrapped subsidies for the pilgrimage
Feb 18, 2018
Pakistan to send transgenders for the first time as volunteers during Haj pilgrimage this yearFor the first time in the history of Pakistan, transgenders will be part of a team of boy scouts being sent to Saudi Arabia to serve as volunteers during 2018 Haj pilgrimage
Feb 05, 2018
Haj subsidy: PIL in Delhi HC seeks to set up independent body for pilgrims, quash govt-contolled committeeA PIL seeking an independent Muslim body to look into arrangements for Haj pilgrims, quashing the govt-controlled Haj Committee has been filed in Delhi HC.
Jan 30, 2018
Supreme Court seeks details of Haj aspirants who have applied five times without successThe Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Central government to furnish details of Haj pilgrimage aspirants who are above 60 years and have applied for it five times without success.
Jan 20, 2018
Mehbooba Mufti says ex-militants' passport clearance for Haj to be considered only after verifying 'current activities'The Jammu and Kashmir government on Saturday said passport applications of former local militants for performing Haj and other religious obligations would be considered for clearance only after proper verification.
Jan 17, 2018
Govt scraps Haj subsidy: Not revolutionary, but aim to end appeasement in favour of empowerment is evidentNarendra Modi government’s move to withdraw Haj subsidy is in itself hardly a revolutionary step. However, taken as part of a continuous process to end politics of appeasement in favour of Muslim empowerment, it is an important marker for reform.