KHWAJA MOINUDDIN CHISHTI

  • Pak summons Indian diplomat over visa denial to 500 pilgrims to Ajmer Sharif May 2, 2014

    Islamabad: Pakistan on Friday summoned Indian Deputy High Commissioner Gopal Baghlay to lodged a protest over denial of visas to 500 Pakistani pilgrims to visit the famed shrine of Hazrat Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti at Ajmer. Visits to religious shrines in Pakistan and India are governed under the Bilateral Protocol on Visits...
  • Preparations in full swing for Ajmer dargah 'Urs' pilgrims April 22, 2014

    Delhi government has made elaborate arrangements at Burari ground for pilgrims coming from all across India to attend the annual 'Urs' of Hazrat Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti at Ajmer.The transit camp has been opened up for the pilgrims as a large number of people will start reaching here from April 26....
  • Keen tussle on the cards in Ajmer for Sachin Pilot March 29, 2014

    Ajmer, home to the shrine of Sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti, will see state Congress chief and union minister Sachin Pilot squaring off against prominent Jat leader Sanwar Lal Jat of the BJP. Sanwar Jat is a minister in the state cabinet of Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje. No other prominent leader is...
  • Pakistan PM's donation accepted, says Shrine official March 11, 2013

    Ajmer: Pakistan Prime Minister Raja Parvez Ashraf's offering, called Nazrana, was accepted by his Khadim during his visit to the Dargah of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti on Saturday, a shrine official on Sunday night said refuting reports that the donation was refused. "The Nazrana by the Pakistan s Prime Minister was accepted...
  • Pakistan PM to visit India on Saturday March 5, 2013

    Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf will visit India on Saturday to offer prayers at the Sufi shrine of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti at Ajmer though no official meetings have been lined up so far, sources said on Tuesday. This is likely to be Ashraf's last foreign visit before the...
  • Zardari's donation to Ajmer Dargah soon: Pakistan July 30, 2012

    New Delhi: Pakistan on Monday said arrangements are in place to make the donation as announced by its President Asif Ali Zardari to the Dargah of revered Hazrat Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti at Ajmer in April. Reacting to media reports on the issue, Pakistan High Commission issued a brief statement terming them...
  • Ajmer: Small businessmen suffer due to Zardari's visit April 8, 2012

    Ajmer: Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari's visit to the shrine of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti might make diplomatic waves but it is small businessmen who will bear the brunt of his 30minute stay at the shrine as the city will be completely shut down during his visit. Always abuzz with domestic and...
  • Zardari meets Gilani, Kayani before India visit April 8, 2012

    Lahore: Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari met Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani and Army chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani on Saturday night for preparatory discussions regarding his visit to India, including the case of JuD chief Hafiz Mohammad Saeed. Officials sources said the $10 million US bounty for Saeed necessitated...
  • Zardari's visit: 3,000 cops deployed at Ajmer shrine April 8, 2012

    Jaipur: For Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari's visit on Sunday to the shrine of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti in Ajmer, the Rajasthan government has deputed six superintendent of police from the Indian Police Service to oversee the deployment of over 3,000 policemen, sources said. Sources in the home department said that an...
  • Zardari to invite Manmohan Singh to visit Pakistan April 7, 2012

    New Delhi: This is the second time Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari is coming to India on a personal visit. He was last here in 2005 to offer prayers at the Ajmer Dargah with wife Benazir Bhutto. But this time there's an element of politics too. He's expected to have...
  • Zardari, Manmohan to meet on Sunday April 7, 2012

    New Delhi: Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari in his visit to India on Sunday will meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh over lunch. Driving the agenda, Pakistani supporters of 26/11 mastermind and LeT founder Hafiz Saeed came out to protest Zardari's daylong trip to India and a lunch stopover with Singh...
  • Ajmer shrine authorities silent on Zardari visit April 3, 2012

    Jaipur: Rajasthan government officials and authorities at the shrine of Sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti remained tightlipped on Monday over preparations for the April 8 visit of Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari to the Ajmer shrine. However, according to an official who declined to be named around 1,800 security personnel are...
  • Zardari to meet Manmohan over lunch on April 8 April 1, 2012

    New Delhi: Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari to meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh over lunch on April 8 before his private visit to Ajmer, says presidential spokesman. Zardari is likely to visit Ajmer to pay obeisance at the famous Sufi shrine of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti. A request for a "private visit"...
  • Ludhiana, Ajmer blasts: Mumbai speaks out October 16, 2007

    Mumbai: Here are some reactions from Mumbai on the blasts in Ludhiana and Ajmer that have dampened the spirits this festival season. ...