Thursday, Dec 08, 2022

jama masjid


Being a woman in Jama Masjid: Unaccompanied, but not alone

November 27, 2022 1:43 pm

The now-revoked order that women unaccompanied by men would not be allowed inside Jama Masjid had felt like a personal loss. Here's how I, a Hindu woman, have always found community and comfort inside the mosque

Jama Masjid bars entry of unaccompanied girls, rethinks after outrage

November 25, 2022 5:33 am

Officials from Raj Niwas said Delhi Lieutenant-General Vinai Kumar Saxena had spoken to the Shahi Imam, Syed Ahmed Bukhari, and had requested him to rescind the order.

Jama Masjid Shahi Imam condemns Udaipur murder, calls it 'act against Islam, inhuman'

June 30, 2022 1:52 am

"Had the persons who committed this barbaric act studied the life and character of the Holy Prophet and had they been well versed with the spirit of Quran and shariah, they would not have committed the heinous crime," said Shahi Imam Syed Ahmed Bukhari.

Action against 72-year-old for ‘mobilising Jama Masjid protest’

June 15, 2022 8:04 pm

Initial investigation has revealed that the accused, Anwaruddin, was earlier arrested in a rioting case.

At Jama Masjid, a brief protest after Friday prayers, dispersed by police

June 11, 2022 4:22 pm

Since protest took place without permission, we will take action against some people who were identified, says DCP

Protest erupts outside Jama Masjid demanding Nupur Sharma's arrest

June 10, 2022 2:18 pm

A senior police officer said that while some of the demonstrators left the site after some time, others continued to protest.

Jama Masjid suffers damage as thunderstorm surprises capital

May 30, 2022 9:56 pm

Syed Ahmed Bukhari, the Shahi Imam of the Jama Masjid, said that two pieces of the finial had fallen, while another piece was still on the roof.

BJP leader Vijay Goel launches cleanliness campaign outside Jama Masjid

May 01, 2022 8:37 pm

Senior BJP leaders, including North MCD Mayor Raja Iqbal Singh and former Mayor Jai Prakash, also participated along with sanitation workers of the corporation.

An iftar walk at Jama Masjid with author-historian Sohail Hashmi

April 24, 2022 8:26 pm

As the forecourt fills up with people, carrying floor mats and food to share with one another, writer and historian Sohail Hashmi takes us through the food street, a beehive of restaurants, cart vendors, stalls and squatters.

Attempt to repair Jama Masjid dome after rains leaves cement patches

November 25, 2021 8:09 am

An ASI official said that since Jama Masjid is not a protected monument, the restoration does not come under their purview. They can do so only in special cases upon request and they have not received any official request.


This is how protests against CAA unfolded in Jama Masjid, other parts of India on Friday

December 20, 2019 9:00 pm

From Delhi's Jama Masjid to Mumbai's Kurla and beyond, the protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act and the National Register of Citizens (NRC) continued Friday with crowds marching in cities like Mumbai, Pune, Thane, and Vadodara.

Illuminated Jama Masjid during Ramadaan

July 05, 2014 2:18 pm

As the holy month of Ramzan began on Monday, the Jama Masjid area of Delhi was illuminated with lights.

Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif offers prayers at Jama Masjid

May 27, 2014 11:56 am

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday offered prayers at the historic Jama Masjid.


Innocent Muslims should not be harassed: Bukhari tells PM Modi

February 08, 2016 4:50 pm

New Delhi, Feb 08 (ANI): Concerned over the detention made by security forces of Muslim youth allegedly linked to Islamic State (ISIS), Shahi Imam of Jama Masjid Syed Ahmed Bukhari on Monday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and sought assurance that innocent Muslims would not be harassed in the name of Islamic State terrorists. Bhukari said that the entire Muslim community is against terrorism and added that stringent punishment should be not be given just for writing something on Facebook. He added that the minority character of the Aligarh Muslim University and the Jamia Milia Islamia were also discussed and said that Prime Minister Modi has promised to look into the matter.