Tablighi Jamaat: News

Amravati man's murderers are radicalized Islamists of Tablighi Jamaat: NIA

Probing the Amravati pharmacist's June murder, the National Investigation Agency (NIA), in its chargesheet, said the 11 accused in the case were "radicalized Islamists of Tablighi Jamaat."

29 Nov 2022

Delhi High Court

HC directs Delhi Police to return keys of Nizamuddin Markaz

The Delhi High Court on Monday rebuked the Delhi Police over the continuing restrictions at Tablighi Jamaat headquarters in Delhi's Nizamuddin since March 2020.

Communalizing news gives bad name to country, says Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Thursday slammed web portals for their attempts to give a communal color to news, saying these portals lack accountability.

19 Mar 2021

Maharashtra

MBBS book that linked Tablighi event to COVID-19 outbreak withdrawn

A reference book for the second-year MBBS students in Maharashtra has been withdrawn after objections were raised over some parts of its contents that allegedly linked the congregation of Tablighi Jamaat (TJ) in New Delhi last year to the outbreak of coronavirus.

Supreme Court disallows Muharram processions citing coronavirus threat

The Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking permission for Muharram processions over the weekend.

Tablighi Jamaat event: Over 2,200 foreigners banned for 10 years

More than 2,200 foreign nationals, who attended an event organized by Tablighi Jamaat in Delhi, were banned from traveling to India for 10 years, ANI reported on Thursday, citing sources.

04 May 2020

Karnataka

Social distancing in shreds outside liquor shops across the country

In scenes that should scare one and all, norms of social distancing went for a toss on Monday morning when liquor shops across the nation opened for the first time after more than 40 days.

03 May 2020

Madhya Pradesh

Hiding illness a crime, says Yogi Adityanath on Tablighi Jamaat

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday blamed the Islamic missionary group Tablighi Jamaat for the spread of the coronavirus in the state.

28 Apr 2020

Jharkhand

Controversy over Hindu posters in Jamshedpur; VHP to distribute more

In Jharkhand's Jamshedpur, a huge controversy started after some fruit sellers put up posters declaring their shops as "Hindu ones".

20 Apr 2020

Karnataka

Coronavirus: Unruly mob attacks health workers in Bengaluru, 59 arrested

A team of health workers and police personnel were attacked in West Bengaluru last evening when they had gone to quarantine dozens of people who had come in contact with three coronavirus patients.

19 Apr 2020

Karnataka

Coronavirus: India reports 521 deaths; Maharashtra records 328 new cases

The death toll due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) crossed the 500-mark in India on Saturday while the total number of cases reached 15,600.

18 Apr 2020

Odisha

Coronavirus: 75% of India's deaths in patients aged over 60

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Saturday said that 75% of all coronavirus-related deaths in India involved patients over the age of 60.

17 Apr 2020

Twitter

I'm not Zaira Wasim: Babita Phogat, after tweets spark controversy

Wrestler Babita Phogat, who joined Bharatiya Janata Party in 2019, slammed her critics on Twitter this morning after one of her posts regarding Tablighi Jamaat sparked a controversy.

15 Apr 2020

India

Coronavirus: Health Ministry identifies 170 hotspot districts, 207 non-hotspots

As India's nationwide lockdown has been extended till May 3, districts across the nation will be divided into three categories, the Health Ministry said on Wednesday.

14 Apr 2020

Delhi Police

Tablighi Jamaat chief's quarantine period ends, to join probe

Maulana Saad Kandhalvi, the chief of Islamic sect Tablighi Jamaat, will join the probe related to the event which happened in New Delhi last month since his quarantine period has ended.

13 Apr 2020

West Bengal

Coronavirus: West Bengal is testing the least among Indian states

India is not testing as much as it should. For a population of over one billion, we tested merely 1,95,748 samples until yesterday, April 12.

11 Apr 2020

Union Health Ministry

Coronavirus: 52 evacuated from Delhi's Chandni Mahal mosques test positive

Delhi's Chandni Mahal locality has emerged as a containment zone after 52 out of 102 people who were evacuated from 13 mosques in the area tested positive for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

10 Apr 2020

Delhi Police

Congress leader hid Nizamuddin visit; family tests positive for coronavirus

Delhi Police have booked a Congress leader, a former civic councilor, for hiding his visit to Nizamuddin Markaz, which became India's biggest coronavirus hotspot, last month.

10 Apr 2020

India

New coronavirus testing target: 2.5 lakh by April 14

Unless India starts testing enough, no one can really decipher the damage coronavirus has caused. For a nation of over one billion, only 1,44,910 samples were tested until 9 pm on Thursday, April 9.

09 Apr 2020

Delhi Police

'Why didn't Delhi Police stop Tablighi Jamaat?' asks Maharashtra Minister

A day after he targeted the Union Home Ministry over the Tablighi Jamaat event, Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh on Thursday blamed the Delhi Police.

08 Apr 2020

Karnataka

In 5 days, India's COVID-19 cases doubled to 5,000

In spite of a nationwide lockdown, the highly-contagious novel coronavirus continues to spread across India, sickening more and more people every day.

08 Apr 2020

Lucknow

Uttar Pradesh: Parts of 15 districts completely sealed starting midnight

To limit the coronavirus transmission, the Uttar Pradesh government has decided to completely seal parts of 15 districts, from midnight today. This effectively means that more stringent restrictions will be imposed and people's movements will be halted.

08 Apr 2020

Rajasthan

Jamaatis in hiding face attempt to murder charges in Uttarakhand

Sending a clear message that the administration will not let coronavirus infected persons put others at risk, the Uttarakhand police has booked two members of Tablighi Jamaat for attempt to murder after they hid their travel history.

07 Apr 2020

Yogi Adityanath

Delhi: FIR against two Tablighis for defecating in quarantine center

In an utterly disgusting incident, two members of Tablighi Jamaat, the Islamic sect that turned out to be the super-spreader of coronavirus in India, defecated openly in a quarantine center in New Delhi's Narela, after which an FIR was registered against them on Saturday.

07 Apr 2020

West Bengal

Railways, shut for first-time, asked to build more isolation coaches

The coronavirus pandemic has put a monumental strain on India's healthcare system, which was never at par with that of the developed countries.

07 Apr 2020

Telangana

Coronavirus: India's death toll crosses 140; COVID-19 cases cross 4,000

The coronavirus outbreak in India seems to be accelerating as 704 positive cases were reported in the past 24 hours, the highest single-day jump yet.

06 Apr 2020

Narendra Modi

Someone wanted to sell 'Statue of Unity' for Rs. 30,000cr

An unidentified person has been booked in Gujarat for putting an online advertisement to sell the Statue of Unity for Rs. 30,000 crore to help the government fight the coronavirus pandemic.

06 Apr 2020

India

Ignoring suggestions of clerics, Tablighi Jamaat chief organized 'super-spreader' event

An event of Tablighi Jamaat held in March 2020 became the reason India's coronavirus numbers spiked and now it has been learned that clerics advised Maulana Mohd. Saad Kandhalvi, the chief of the Islamic sect, to not hold the meet but he ignored their suggestions.

06 Apr 2020

India

Coronavirus: India records highest single-day casualty, death toll crosses 100

With 27 deaths being reported in a span of 24 hours on Sunday, the death toll due to the coronavirus pandemic crossed 100 in India and now stands at 124, a report in TOI said.

05 Apr 2020

Telangana

Coronavirus: All Bhopal shops closed until further orders, says DM

The Bhopal district of Madhya Pradesh will now face a stricter lockdown as the number of coronavirus cases continue to rise.

05 Apr 2020

Karnataka

Coronavirus: India's death toll nears 100-mark; over 3,000 cases reported

In the last 24 hours, the number of cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) jumped by 525, the Ministry of Health confirmed. This is the largest single-day spike in coronavirus cases.

03 Apr 2020

Telangana

Coronavirus: India's death toll crosses 80; over 2,500 infected

India on Friday witnessed a record single-day growth in the number of coronavirus infections, with 478 new cases emerging in the past 24 hours.

03 Apr 2020

India

Every fourth coronavirus-case in India is linked to Tablighi Jamaat

For the maximum time in March, India was focusing on lockdown, isolating suspected coronavirus patients, and the plight of migrant workers. And then the repercussions of a congregation of Tablighi Jamaat came to light.

03 Apr 2020

Yogi Adityanath

UP: Tablighi Jamaat members booked under NSA for vulgar conduct

Members of the Islamic group, Tablighi Jamaat, who misbehaved with nurses at a Ghaziabad Hospital, passed lewd comments and allegedly made obscene gestures face charges under the stringent National Security Act (NSA), reports said on Friday.

03 Apr 2020

Ghaziabad

Ghaziabad: Tablighi Jamaat members kept in hospital roam naked

In a rather disgusting incident, members of Islamic group Tablighi Jamaat, who have been kept under observation in Ghaziabad, allegedly passed lewd comments at nurses and roamed about naked inside the medical facility, the Chief Medical Superintendent of the MMG District Hospital claimed in a letter to the Uttar Pradesh Police.

03 Apr 2020

India

Light candles, diyas for nine minutes on Sunday: PM Modi

In a bid to uplift the gloomy mood of the nation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday assured Indians they aren't alone during the 21-day lockdown, which is currently underway.

02 Apr 2020

Telangana

Coronavirus: India's death toll crosses 70; 21 dead in Maharashtra

Even as India remains on lockdown, the number of cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) surged past 2,000 on Thursday.

02 Apr 2020

Lucknow

Coronavirus: 'Fatwa' issued saying hiding COVID-19 symptoms is a 'crime'

The Darul Uloom Firangi Mahal has issued a "fatwa" (decree) asking people to get tested for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and not hide their symptoms if they develop any.

02 Apr 2020

Twitter

Amid Tablighi Jamaat row, AR Rahman speaks against religious congregations

After an Islamic religious event in Delhi emerged as a super-spreader of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country, celebrated music composer and singer AR Rahman spoke against such congregations, in wake of the ongoing pandemic.

02 Apr 2020

India

JNU student threatens to cough on guard and spread coronavirus

In a shocking incident, a JNU student threatened to cough on a guard and spread coronavirus after he was allegedly not allowed to leave the campus due to the nationwide lockdown, Times Now reported on Thursday.