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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.

Delhi: Portion of Jama Masjid minaret damaged in Friday's storm

June 06, 2021 10:02 am

The minaret that fell, was 2 x 4 feet and has still not been repaired, the Imam said.

Jama Masjid Shahi Imam's PRO dies of Covid-19

June 10, 2020 3:42 pm

Amanullah is survived by his wife and their four sons, and worked as the PRO of Jama Masjid's Shahi Imam for 35 years.

Delhi: Cops question former Congress MLA over December 15 Jamia violence

January 25, 2020 1:38 am

Police also arrested a 26-year-old electrician, Md Furkan, for allegedly inciting violence and rioting during the protest. Police alleged Furkan was seen in CCTV footage with a container near a burning DTC bus.

In the bylanes of Jama Masjid, the curious case of safed gajar ka halwa and more

January 20, 2020 5:07 pm

What if we told you you could get white gajar ka halwa right in the heart of Delhi? Yes, you read that right! White carrot halwa is a winter dessert and a favourite with many in the bylanes of Jama Masjid. To relish it, a walk through Jama Masjid's Chitli Qabar area to Sheeren Bhawan is enough.

Would be shameful if I don't call out PM for 'identify people by clothes' remark: Azad

January 17, 2020 5:31 pm

CAA Protest Today News: A Delhi court had granted bail to the Bhim Army Chief on the condition that he leave the national capital for the next four weeks.

At the heart of CAA protests, Jama Masjid: Mosque from where one can see the world

December 29, 2019 9:27 am

Because it was placed in the heart of the more densely populated western half of Shahjahanabad, Jama or Masjid-e-Jahan Numa (a mosque from where one can see the world) was thronged by people the whole day and well into the night.

This Old Delhi town crier keeps alive a dying tradition during Ramzan

June 05, 2019 7:16 am

The job of town crier is rare but not new. It dates back to a time when there was no access to alarm clocks or mobile phones and needed someone who would ensure that people wake up on time. The remnants of this dying tradition still remain in some form in Old Delhi.

West Delhi’s Jama Masjid: Security cover for namaz at mosque under repair

May 18, 2019 6:02 am

On Thursday, a mahapanchayat for members of the Tyagi community saw tempers flare, as participants called for the ouster of Muslims from the area and their “social boycott”.

Tyre burnt inside heritage mosque; FIR filed, ASI probes

February 06, 2019 3:42 am

The case was registered after the representatives of Muslim community in Godhra submitted a memorandum to Panchmahal district collector and superintendent of police demanding strict action against those involved in the incident.


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.