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First batch of Haj pilgrims leaves for Saudi Arabia; govt to facilitate 1,28,702 Indians this year
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First batch of Haj pilgrims leaves for Saudi Arabia; govt to facilitate 1,28,702 Indians this year

The 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.

Delhi State Haj Committee meets Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi over facilities arranged by Centre for pilgrims
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Delhi State Haj Committee meets Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi over facilities arranged by Centre for pilgrims

Flights 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.

Supreme Court asks Centre to accommodate 1,965 applicants for Haj pilgrimage in age group of 65 to 69
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Supreme Court asks Centre to accommodate 1,965 applicants for Haj pilgrimage in age group of 65 to 69

Muslims aged between 65 and 69 years, who are fifth-time unsuccessful applicants for Haj pilgrimage, have a reason to rejoice as the Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the Centre to accommodate 1,965 such people for travel to Mecca this year.

Centre withdraws Haj subsidy; Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi says funds will be used to empower Muslims
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Centre withdraws Haj subsidy; Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi says funds will be used to empower Muslims

The Centre has withdrawn the subsidy for Haj pilgrimage, Minority Affairs minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi has announced on Tuesday.

Central ministries to hold meeting with stakeholders on new Hajj policy on 2 November, to discuss abolition of subsidy
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Central ministries to hold meeting with stakeholders on new Hajj policy on 2 November, to discuss abolition of subsidy

Ministries of minority affairs and external affairs are expected to discuss the Centre's proposed Haj policy as also suggestions received from stakeholders

Haj policy: Six-member panel to study ways to reduce subsidies
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Haj policy: Six-member panel to study ways to reduce subsidies

The 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.

Akhilesh wants to raise UP's quota of Haj pilgrims
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Akhilesh wants to raise UP's quota of Haj pilgrims

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday requested the central government to increase the quota of Haj pilgrims from the state.

SC tells govt to do away with Haj subsidy in 10 years
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SC tells govt to do away with Haj subsidy in 10 years

The Supreme Court also directed the government to reduce the number of its representatives in the Prime Minister's goodwill delegation that is sent.