Jama Masjid

  • Jama Masjid attack: Police files chargesheet against Yasin Bhatkal, Asadullah Akhtar 19-04-2014 05:12 PM

    Indian Mujahideen (IM) co-founder Yasin Bhatkal and his aide Asadullah Akhtar were on Saturday chargesheeted by Delhi Police in connection with the September 2010 Jama Masjid terror attack case in which two Taiwani tourists had sustained bullet injuries. The Special Cell of Delhi Police filed its final report before Additional...
  • Muslims no more swayed by appeal of religious leaders: AMU teachers 11-04-2014 03:37 PM

    Aligarh Muslim University Teachers Association has criticised the practise of religious leaders issuing appeals in support of political parties and said such calls will have no impact on the Muslim community voters. "Using religious personalities or religious symbols for political objectives is dangerous. Neither do we approve of the Delhi...
  • Mulayam Singh Yadav appeals to Muslims to vote unitedly for SP 10-04-2014 08:22 PM

    Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav on Thursday appealed to Muslims to unitedly vote for his party's candidates from the region. Addressing an election rally at the Jama Masjid park in Moradabad, Yadav said the Muslims community is backward and no party except SP has taken initiatives for their welfare....
  • Sonia's move to seek Shahi Imam's support will boomerang: Venkaiah 06-04-2014 05:27 PM

    BJP leader Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday said that Congress chief Sonia Gandhi had called on the Shahi Imam of Delhi's Jama Masjid Syed Ahmed Bukhari as she was "frustrated" with the lectoral scenario and predicted her venture would "boomerang". "She is frustrated with the emerging poll scenario. So she called...
  • By meeting Imam, Sonia Gandhi committed 'blunder': Jethmalani 05-04-2014 07:47 PM

    Senior Supreme Court advocate Ram Jethmalani on Saturday said Congress President Sonia Gandhi had committed a "blunder" by meeting Shahi Imam of Jama Masjid Syed Ahmed Bukhari. Talking to reporters in Madurai, he said Congress spoke about secularism and seek support of Muslim clerics for votes. The party had been...
  • BJP moves EC on Sonia's meeting with Jama Masjid imam 03-04-2014 10:58 PM

    BJP on Thursday approached the Election Commission on Sonia Gandhi's meeting with Jama Masjid Shahi Imam to seek his help in ensuring that the community's votes did not get split, saying the step was a violation of the model code and demanded stern action. BJP also alleged that such a...
  • Jama Masjid firing case: No bail for Yasin Bhatkal, Asadullah Akhtar 11-03-2014 07:22 PM

    Indian Mujahideen co-founder Yasin Bhatkal and his aide Asadullah Akhtar were on Tuesday refused bail in connection with the September 2010 Jama Masjid terror attack case by a Delhi court which allowed the plea of police seeking 15 days time to complete its probe against them. The court had on...
  • Poll code violation case: Shahi Imam of Delhi's Jama Masjid fails to appear in court 10-12-2013 02:06 PM

    The Shahi Imam of Delhi's Jama Masjid, Syed Ahmed Bukhari on Tuesday failed to appear before a court in Muzaffarnagar in a case related to alleged violation of model code of conduct during 2007 Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections. Chief Judicial Magistrate KP Singh in September had issued non bailable warrant...
  • Yasin Bhatkal, Asadullah Akhtar sent to police custody till December 10 26-11-2013 05:59 PM

    Indian Mujahideen co-founder Yasin Bhatkal and close aide Asadullah Akhtar were remanded in police custody till December 10 by a Delhi court on Tuesday in connection with the September 2010 Jama Masjid terror attack case days before the Commonwealth Games held in New Delhi. Yasin and Akhtar were produced before...
  • Muslims celebrate Eid with traditional fervour amid tight security 09-08-2013 03:45 PM

    Eid was celebrated across Uttar Pradesh with traditional gaiety and religious fervour on Friday amid heavy police presence and security. The morning 'namaaz' (prayers) were offered at major mosques like Aishbagh Idgah and Teelewaali Masjid in the state capital and in Jama Masjid in Agra.There were no reports of any...
  • People across India, world celebrate Eid 09-08-2013 08:32 AM

    New Delhi: The holy month of Ramzan has come to an end on Friday as Muslims across India and the world were celebrating Eid. Early this morning, hundreds of people have gathered in mosques across the country. Each year, Delhi's Jama Masjid welcomes at least 20,000 people on Eid. Soon...
  • Terror suspect's death: UP CM to compensate family 20-05-2013 08:45 AM

    Lucknow: Shahi Imam of Delhi's Jama Masjid Maulana Ahmed Bukhari on Sunday met Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav over the death of terror suspect Khalid Mujahid in police custody. Bukhari told reporters after his meeting, in which Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav was also present, that they had...
  • Delhi: Youth arrested for making hoax bomb call 11-04-2013 12:47 AM

    New Delhi: A 23-year-old youth has been arrested for making a hoax bomb call to the Police Control Room (PCR) in New Delhi, police said on Wednesday. Subodh Singh was arrested from Uttar Pradesh's Ghaziabad town, adjoining Delhi, on Tuesday for making a hoax bomb call to police around 10.40...
  • Fasih Mohammad a very important catch: Government 22-10-2012 04:50 PM

    New Delhi: The Government on Monday termed the arrest of suspected Indian Mujahideen terrorist Fasih Mohammad as a "very important catch", saying Saudi Arabia fully cooperated in his deportation to India. "It was a very important catch. He was deported by Saudi Arabia," Union Home Secretary RK Singh told reporters...
  • Jama Masjid blast: custody of 6 accused extended 06-01-2012 01:09 AM

    New Delhi: A court on Thursday extended till Jan 19 the judicial custody of six accused in the 2010 Jama Masjid firing and blast in which two foreigners were injured. Police told the court that they were awaiting the forensic report of bullet shells found at the site of September...
  • Things that remain unchanged in 'Saadi Dilli' 07-12-2011 10:14 AM

    If truth be told, Delhi is in fact, a crazy mix of the ever-changing and the never-changing, and there lies the city's charm. ...
  • One more IM operative arrested in Bihar 06-12-2011 05:43 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police have picked up Idian Mujahideen (IM) operative Aftab alias Farooq alias Roshan from Purnia in Bihar. With this, a total of seven IM operatives, along with Farooq, have been arrested so far. Acting on a tip off by Intelligence Bureau (IB), a special branch team...
  • Six IM operatives sent to 10-day police custody 05-12-2011 05:04 PM

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Monday remanded six suspected Indian Mujahideen operatives allegedly involved in various blasts across India in police custody for 10 days. Officials of the special cell of the Delhi Police on November 30 arrested the six alleged terrorists from Delhi, Bihar and Chennai and recovered...
  • IM operatives to be produced in court today 05-12-2011 08:50 AM

    New Delhi: The six Indian Mujahideen operatives who were arrested by Delhi Police will be presented in a lower court on Monday. These IM operatives were arrested for their alleged involvement in Pune's German Bakery and Delhi's Jama Masjid blasts. Their police custody ends on Monday. The Police recovered 2...
  • Delhi: 6 Indian Mujahideen operatives arrested 30-11-2011 08:50 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police on Wednesday claimed to have busted the Indian Mujahideen module believed to be behind the three biggest terror attacks in the last two years. Officials of the special cell of the Delhi police have arrested 6 alleged terrorists of the group from Delhi, Bihar and...
  • 6 arrested for Pune blast, Jama Masjid attack 30-11-2011 10:29 AM

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police has arrested six suspected Indian Mujahideen operatives in connection with crucial terror cases in the country, according to sources. The Delhi Police sources claim to have solved the Jama Masjid blast case, the Pune German Bakery blast case and Chinnaswamy stadium terror attack case. Sources...
  • Delhi: MCD orders probe into building collapse 28-09-2011 07:59 AM

    New Delhi: The MCD has ordered an enquiry and a detailed report into the building collapse which took place near Jama Masjid on Tuesday night. Investigative officials are to submit their findings in three days and action will be taken against the guilty on the basis of this report. The...
  • Building collapses in Delhi, 5 dead, 19 injured 27-09-2011 09:51 PM

    New Delhi: At least five persons died and 19 others were injured when an old three-storied building collapsed on Tuesday night in central Delhi's Jama Masjid area. The incident took place at Chandni Mahal area at around 8 pm and many others still feared trapped under the debris, police said....
  • Building collapses in Delhi, 4 injured 27-09-2011 09:38 PM

    New Delhi: At least four persons were injured and many others feared trapped when an old three-storied building collapsed tonight in central Delhi's Jama Masjid area on Tuesday. The incident took place at Chandni Mahal area at around 8 pm, police said. The four injured have been taken out of...
  • Hundreds gather at Jama Masjid to offer Eid prayers 31-08-2011 10:55 AM

    Apart from offering prayers on Eid at Jama Masjid, people will celebrate the festival with delicious food around the mosque. ...
  • Team Anna meet Jama Masjid imam Bukhari 23-08-2011 08:13 PM

    New Delhi: Anna Hazare's associates Arvind Kejriwal and Kiran Bedi met Jama Masjid imam Syed Ahmed Bukhari in New Delhi after he expressed unhappiness over their failure to involve Muslims into their campaign, but failed to break ice with the cleric. Bukhari had expressed strong resentment and sought to know...