Haj Yatra: News
25 Mar 2021Uttar Pradesh
A 54-year-old man was arrested from Uttar Pradesh for allegedly duping people in the name of Haj or Umra yatra, police said on Wednesday.
16 Jan 2019India
Over 2,300 Muslim women from India will go on Hajj this year without 'Mehram' or male companion.
19 Aug 2018Saudi Arabia
Over 1.28L Indian pilgrims have reached Saudi Arabia to perform the annual Hajj pilgrimage, officials said yesterday.
14 Jul 2018India
Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi has flagged off the first batch of Haj pilgrims today. He said the preparations for ensuring a smooth pilgrimage have been completed.
24 Dec 2017Ministry of Minority Affairs
Following the Centre's decision to allow Muslim women for the Haj pilgrimage without being accompanied by a male relative, as many as 1,244 women have applied for the pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia's Mecca.
10 Oct 2017Haj Committee
In an outrageous statement, Muslim clerics body Jamiat Ulama's Secretary, Gulzar Azmi, mocked gender equality saying, "If you want equality, why don't men and women carry pregnancy for 4.5 months each?"