Articles about Hajj

Coronavirus: No Hajj for Indian Muslims this year, refund initiated

23 Jun 2020

India
Coronavirus: No Hajj for Indian Muslims this year, refund initiated

India won't be sending pilgrims to Saudi Arabia this year to perform Hajj, Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said on Tuesday.

Saudi Arabia: 35 dead, 4 injured in bus accident

17 Oct 2019

World
Saudi Arabia: 35 dead, 4 injured in bus accident

At least 35 foreign nationals were killed and four others got injured after a bus collided with another heavy vehicle near the Islamic holy city of Medina, the state media said on Thursday.

Know why this Saudi doctor sued a WhatsApp group admin

06 Sep 2018

World
Know why this Saudi doctor sued a WhatsApp group admin

Frustrated and tired with an "annoying" group on WhatsApp, a Saudi Arabia-based doctor has filed a lawsuit to sue the admin of that particular group.

Here's all you need to know about the Hajj pilgrimage

20 Aug 2018

World
Here's all you need to know about the Hajj pilgrimage

More than 2 million Muslims from around the world, including India, yesterday began the annual Hajj pilgrimage at first light in Saudi Arabia, circling the cube-shaped Kaaba in Mecca that Islam's faithful face five times each day during their prayers.

Over 1.28 lakh Indian pilgrims reach Saudi Arabia for Hajj

19 Aug 2018

World
Over 1.28 lakh Indian pilgrims reach Saudi Arabia for Hajj

Over 1.28L Indian pilgrims have reached Saudi Arabia to perform the annual Hajj pilgrimage, officials said yesterday.

#MosqueMeToo: Even sacred places like Mecca aren't safe for women

11 Feb 2018

World
#MosqueMeToo: Even sacred places like Mecca aren't safe for women

For millions of Muslims, Mecca is the holiest place. An estimated 2mn head there annually for Hajj.