Jama Masjid

  • Indian Mujahideen suspect arrested from Saharanpur September 6, 2014

    Saharanpur: An Indian Mujahideen operative, who was allegedly involved in several terror attacks including the 2010 Jama Masjid blasts was on Friday arrested from western Uttar Pradesh's Saharanpur. Ejaz Sheikh, from Pune, was arrested by Delhi Police Special Cell in a joint operation with security agencies. "IM operative Ejaz Sheikh has...
  • Eid celebrations in Jama Masjid, New Delhi July 29, 2014

    People flock to the iconic Jama Masjid in New Delhi from across the world to celebrate Eid on Tuesday. With the end of the tough month of Ramzan people rejoice and embrace one another and ask Allah for his blessings. ...
  • India celebrates Eid, politicians cut across party lines to offer prayers July 29, 2014

    New Delhi: As the holy month of Ramzan comes to an end, the Muslim community in India and across the world celebrates Eid on Tuesday. The moon was sighted on Monday evening and people greeted each other after offering their evening prayers. At Jama Masjid in Delhi, there are tourists...
  • Asrarul Haque defends remark on Sonia's prepoll meet with Shahi Imam June 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress MP Maulana Asrarul Haque on Monday defended his remark on party President Sonia Gandhi saying he was misquoted. As party leaders trained their guns on Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi for the poor electoral performance, Haque criticised party President Sonia Gandhi for prepoll meeting with the Shahi...
  • Jama Masjid attack: Delhi Police chargesheets Bhatkal, aide May 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Indian Mujahideen (IM) cofounder Yasin Bhatkal and his aide Asadullah Akhtar were on Thursday chargesheeted by Delhi Police in a Delhi court in connection with the September 2010 Jama Masjid terror attack case where a bomb fitted in a car had exploded. Special Cell of Delhi Police...
  • Jama Masjid attack: Police files chargesheet against Yasin Bhatkal, Asadullah Akhtar April 19, 2014

    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 Sessions...
  • Muslims no more swayed by appeal of religious leaders: AMU teachers April 11, 2014

    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 Jama...
  • Mulayam Singh Yadav appeals to Muslims to vote unitedly for SP April 10, 2014

    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. He appealed...
  • Sonia's move to seek Shahi Imam's support will boomerang: Venkaiah April 6, 2014

    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 on...
  • By meeting Imam, Sonia Gandhi committed 'blunder': Jethmalani April 5, 2014

    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 following...
  • BJP moves EC on Sonia's meeting with Jama Masjid imam April 3, 2014

    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 meeting...
  • Jama Masjid firing case: No bail for Yasin Bhatkal, Asadullah Akhtar March 11, 2014

    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 Monday...
  • Poll code violation case: Shahi Imam of Delhi's Jama Masjid fails to appear in court December 10, 2013

    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 against...
  • Yasin Bhatkal, Asadullah Akhtar sent to police custody till December 10 November 26, 2013

    Indian Mujahideen cofounder 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 Additional...
  • Muslims celebrate Eid with traditional fervour amid tight security August 9, 2013

    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 untoward...
  • People across India, world celebrate Eid August 9, 2013

    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 after...
  • Terror suspect's death: UP CM to compensate family May 20, 2013

    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 April 11, 2013

    New Delhi: A 23yearold 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 pm...
  • Jama Masjid Shahi Imam prevented from visiting slain DSP's house March 4, 2013

    Deoria: Delhi's Jama Masjid Shahi Imam Syed Ahmed Bukhari was prevented this afternoon from heading towards the native village of DSP Zia-ul-Haq who was killed by a mob last Saturday. The cleric was stopped in Gauri Bazar area as a precautionary measure while he was on way to police officer's...
  • Don't remove night shelters till April: HC to Delhi govt January 2, 2013

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday came to the rescue of the homeless and asked the city government not to remove till April the temporary night shelters, built near railways tracks in the national capital. "Temporary night shelters, constructed at the site of railway tracks, be not removed as...
  • Fasih Mohammad a very important catch: Government October 22, 2012

    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...
  • Eid: Muslims in Delhi pray for peace and calm August 20, 2012

    As the nation celebrates Eid on Monday, the Muslim community in Delhi said it prayed for peace across the country. ...
  • Eid: Delhi Jama Masjid Imam appeals for peace August 20, 2012

    Amidst tensions in the Northeast, the Imam of Delhi's Jama Masjid has appealed for peace and calm on the occasion of Eid. ...
  • Hyderabad: Tight security amidst Eid celebrations August 20, 2012

    The nation celebrates EidulFitr on Monday. It marks the end of monthlong fasting for Muslims. ...
  • Watch: Celebrating Eid with sevaiyan at Jama Masjid August 20, 2012

    CNNIBN brings you all the goodies and festivities of Eid from the narrow bylanes of Jama Masjid. ...
  • Delhi Police gets custody of 2 alleged IM men July 9, 2012

    New Delhi: The custody of two alleged Indian Mujahideen members, brought here from a Bangalore jail, was on Monday given to Delhi police for ten days by a court in Jama Masjid attack case in which Mumbai's 26/11 terrorists' handler Abu Jundal is also an accused. The suspected IM men Kamal...
  • Saudi Arabia may deport terror suspect to India July 2, 2012

    New Delhi: Fasih Mehmood, the terror suspect held in Saudi Arabia, is likely to be deported to India as early as next week. Sources have told CNNIBN that the procedures to deport him are already underway. Fasih, who hails from Bihar, is wanted by both the Delhi and Bangalore police. He...
  • Fasih being implicated under false charges: Wife July 1, 2012

    An engineer by profession, 28yearold Fasih is alleged to have been involved in the Chinnaswamy Stadium blast in Bangalore and the shooting incident near Jama Masjid (Delhi) in 2010 and is wanted by both, the Delhi and the Karnataka Police. ...
  • UP: Bukhari unhappy with Mulayam over RS elections April 6, 2012

    New Delhi: The Shahi Imam of the Jama Masjid, who had earlier extended support to Samajwadi Party, on Friday accused the party of ignoring the Muslim community while choosing nominees for Rajya Sabha and State Legislative Council. Bukhari, in a letter written on Friday to SP chief Mulayam Singh Yadav, has...
  • UP polls: Vote for SP, Shahi Imam tells Muslims January 28, 2012

    Lucknow: Throwing his weight behind Samajwadi party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav, Shahi Imam of Delhi's Jama Masjid Maulana Ahmad Bukhari on Saturday appealed to Muslims to vote for SP candidates in upcoming Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls. But the Imam's appeal has significantly not gone down well within the SP itself when...