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Waqf Board


Haryana quashes Waqf Board after it fails to perform duties, appoints administrator

August 26, 2021 5:58 pm

Former MLA Zakir Hussain has been appointed as the administrator of the Waqf Board. The decision was taken by the state government in pursuance of the August 12 order by Punjab and Haryana High Court.

Uttar Pradesh: Gyanvapi mosque, Kashi Vishwanath temple engage in land swap

July 25, 2021 1:13 pm

Both the plots are equal in value, Sunil Verma, Chief Executive Officer of the Kashi Vishwanath Temple Trust said.

Govt to set up two Waqf boards in J&K, one in Ladakh

December 05, 2020 1:52 am

While Kashmir has so far not had Waqf boards, an Auqaf board was established by Sheikh Abdullah in 1932. He himself was its first chairperson. The Auqaf board functioned much like a Waqf board and was in charge of looking after Dargahs, shrines.

Construction of Mosque on 5-acre plot in Ayodhya Babri litigant miffed at being left out of Trust

July 31, 2020 9:55 am

‘We fought the case for 70 years …Now, when the mosque is being built, we are not even consulted’.

Will announce details of trust to build mosque in Ayodhya after Holi: Sunni Waqf Board

March 05, 2020 4:50 pm

The Waqf Board, after its last meeting on February 24, had decided to accept the five-acre land given by the state government for building a mosque in Ayodhya.

Ayodhya: Sunni Waqf Board to meet Monday, may decide on five acre-plot

February 22, 2020 2:58 am

Board CEO Mohammad Shuaib said the meeting was scheduled on February 24. “The issue of the five acres of land in Dhannipur will be discussed that day and we will see what the majority of the board members say,” said Shuaib.

Ayodhya verdict: Sunni Waqf Board decides against filing review petition

November 26, 2019 4:26 pm

However, Sunni board chairman Zufar Farooqi said it was yet to decide whether to accept the five-acre alternative plot for building a mosque in Ayodhya as directed by the Supreme Court.

Explained: How a waqf is created, and the laws that govern such properties

October 17, 2019 7:25 am

In any settlement, the role of the Sunni Waqf Board, a key party to the case, would be significant as the administration of a waqf property is legally determined.

Congress MLAs allege corruption in Gujarat Wakf board

December 26, 2018 4:01 am

Stating that the amended law only allows development and giving the properties on rent, they wrote that wakf officials sold out more than two dozen properties even after the enactment of the new laws.

Wakf board's Taj Mahal claim draws SC retort

April 11, 2018 7:27 am

The board's decision to declare Taj Mahal a Wakf had come on a direction from Allahabad High Court in a petition filed by one Mohammad Irfan Bedar who contended that the Taj was a Wakf property and that he should be declared its caretaker.