India | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday July 8, 2013
With Saudi Arabia slashing by 20 percent the Haj quota for all foreign pilgrims this year, the Indian government on Monday decided to reduce the Haj seats of private tour operators.
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 17, 2013
The Tamil Nadu state Haj Committee will conduct a draw of lots (qurrah) for selection of Haj pilgrims from the state for 2013.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Wednesday January 23, 2013
Madhya Pradesh Haj Committee has announced that the application forms for Haj 2013 will be available from February 6 and the last date for submitting them will be March 20.
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 8, 2012
The Haj Committee of India would distribute SIM cards of Saudi Telecom company free of cost to Haj pilgrims, Aboobucker,Vice-Chairman of the Haj Committee of India, Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India, has said.
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday June 24, 2012
The first flight for Haj-bound pilgrims from Tamil Nadu will commence on October 6 this year, Haj Committee of India Vice Chairman, A Aboobucker said today.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday June 21, 2012
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has requested the central government to increase the quota of Haj pilgrims from the state. In a letter written to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday, Mr Yadav requested that the state be allowed to ...
India | NDTV Correspondent | Tuesday May 8, 2012
The Supreme Court wants the central government to phase out its policy of giving subsidies to Haj pilgrims.
India | A Vaidyanathan | Tuesday May 8, 2012
Directing the government to progressively "eliminate" this policy within a period of 10 years, a bench of justices Altamas Kabir and Ranjana Prakash Desai said today, "We hold that this (subsidy) policy is best done away with." This interim order is...
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday April 29, 2012
Kerala has requested the Centre to enhance its Haj quota by determining the number of pilgrims to be flown to Mecca on the basis of total number of applicants from each state.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday August 25, 2011
Saudi Arabia has announced an additional quota of 10,000 Haj devotees for India. "The entire lot of these 10,000 seats have been transferred to Haj Committee of India, Mumbai," the external affairs ministry said on Thursday.