Amist the hue and cry over the status of Muslims under the Narendra Modi government in Gujarat,the community has outnumbered other states in applying for the Haj pilgrimage this year.
Pilgrimage 2012 Caps quota for Haj committee,hopes for reasonable representation.
No high court will entertain any petition for registration of Haj pilgrims for 2012: SC
Lucknow Police have arrested a private data entry firm worker who allegedly hacked into the server of Haj Committee of India and fraudulently entered 170 names in the list of Haj pilgrims selected through lottery from Uttar Pradesh.
The names of 170 people were fraudulently added to the list of Haj pilgrims by hackers who allegedly misused the password given by Haj Committee of India to UP Haj Committee for entering names of pilgrims on the server.
The state Congress has demanded extension of the last date for filing application forms by the Haj aspirants this year.
As the Haj season begins,the Civil Aviation Ministry has approached the Home Ministry to allow a Saudi-Arabian airline to fly pilgrims from Kashmir.
The Haj Committee of India has announced that only those holding passports will be allowed to go for Haj.
The Haj Committee of India has announced that only those holding passports will be allowed to go for Haj 2011.
The Saudi Arabian Consulate in Mumbai on Monday released visas for another batch of 268 pilgrims from Gujarat following a request by the Haj Committee of India.
A total of 300 Haj pilgrims from the state whose allotment had been confirmed by the Haj Committee of India were not able to board their flights.
The Haj Committee of India has said that it is in touch with the Saudi Arabian authorities.
Hundreds of pilgrims from Gujarat are unlikely to perform Haj this year owing to a mismanagement by the Saudi Arabian Consulate in Mumbai.
Chief Minister Mayawati has written to External Affair Minister S M Krishna,drawing his attention to the problems faced by Haj pilgrims due to alleged apathetic attitude of the Haj Committee of India.
The Haj Committee of India will make provisions to issue short-term passports to Haj pilgrims this year….