Mosques asked to limit visitors to 5-at-a-time

Keeping in mind the spread of Covid-19, the police have served notices to several mosques in the city to allow only five persons to offer prayers at a time.

published on : 2nd August 2020

Pandemic leads to muted Bakrid celebrations in Hyderabad

Though many Muslims offered prayers from their homes, many also congregated on streets without masks or physical distancing

published on : 2nd August 2020

Bakrid celebrations to be a low-key affair in Telangana

Mosques to begin their prayers at 9 am uniformly to avoid crowds.

published on : 1st August 2020

Bakrid: Issue circular on Deonar abattoir, Bombay HC tells BMC

The court was hearing a petition filed by Al Qureshi Human Welfare Association seeking free movement at the Deonar abattoir.

published on : 31st July 2020

Public gatherings banned in Maharashtra's Bhiwandi, Palghar on Bakrid

Meanwhile, the KDMC revoked the permission given to Bail Bazar locality, where cattle were being sold for the upcoming festival.

published on : 31st July 2020

Government told to stay alert to camel slaughter

Citing China as an example, it said the Covid-19 virus was reportedly transmitted from bats to human beings, and now the disease has engulfed the world.

published on : 31st July 2020

GHMC all set to clean up animal waste post Bakrid

As many as 4.55 lakh plastic bags will be distributed among families in Hyderabad ahead of Bakrid festival for the collection of animal waste.

published on : 31st July 2020

Strictly adhere to rules on slaughter of animals: HC

“No slaughtering of animals of the permitted category —except the prohibited category of camels and cows etc — shall be allowed in public places,” the bench ordered.

published on : 31st July 2020

Ahead of Bakrid, cow vigilantism strikes Chennai

While members of the Hindu Makkal Katchi are alleged to have been involved in both these cases, that have come ahead of Bakrid, no FIRs were filed by the police officials concerned. 

published on : 30th July 2020

Telangana Waqf Board asks devotees to pray from home

EID prayers at Eidgahs will not be permitted as there may be chance of Covid-19 to spread, Telangana Waqf Board stated in its guidelines for the upcoming Bakrid festival on Wednesday.

published on : 30th July 2020

'No substitute for Qurbani': Darul Uloom Deoband insists on animal sacrifice on Bakrid

The seminary issued a fatwa saying Qurbani has its significance and it can’t be replaced with anything else

published on : 28th July 2020

No ban on animal sacrifice for religious purposes

With this ruling, during Bakrid, which is observed in the first week of September, cattle can be sacrificed without any legal ramifications.

published on : 13th August 2017