Haj Pilgrimage

  • UP legislator's wife murdered in Delhi 09-10-2013 12:19 PM

    An Uttar Pradesh legislator's wife was murdered at her home in Delhi on Wednesday morning, police said. Rehana, 40, wife of Haji Aleem, a legislator from Bulandshahr in Uttar Pradesh, was at her New Jafrabad home in east Delhi, while her husband was away for Haj pilgrimage, police said. The...
  • Omar Abdullah reviews arrangements for Haj pilgrimage 23-08-2013 07:50 PM

    With the first batch of Haj pilgrims scheduled to leave for Saudi Arabia next month, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Friday directed officials to ensure all facilities to the faithfuls to make their stay and travel hassle-free and comfortable. "All facilities should be ensured to the 'Aazmeen-e-Hajj'...
  • Pakistan's Supreme Court issues notice to ex-PM Gilani 10-04-2013 12:38 AM

    Islamabad: Pakistan's Supreme Court on Tuesday issued notices to former premier Yousuf Raza Gilani and other officials to respond to allegations that the previous Pakistan Peoples Party-led government closed a probe into corruption in organising the Haj pilgrimage. A three-judge bench led by Chief Justice Iftikhar Chaudhry, which is investigating...
  • Khurshid cancels Haj pilgrimage amid speculation of cabinet reshuffle 21-10-2012 06:54 PM

    New Delhi: Law Minister Salman Khurshid, who is embroiled in a controversy over allegations of misappropriation of funds by his trust, has put off his Haj pilgrimage, according to sources close to him. His decision to put off the week-long visit for Haj also comes amid speculation of an impending...