Bakrid

Telangana: Students shelling out triple the money for trip to US, Canada

According to travel agency owners, students who generally spend Rs 60,000 to go to the US are now spending around Rs 1.5 lakh.

published on : 30th July 2021

Bakrid comes to Karnataka-Kerala border villages after three years

Flash floods and heavy rain had prevented them from celebrating Eid the past three years.

published on : 22nd July 2021

Festivities confined to homes as India witnesses subdued Eid celebrations amid pandemic curbs 

Mass 'namaz' at mosques were absent this year also as the government continued to impose strict restrictions fearing resurgence of the pandemic after a drop in cases this month.

published on : 21st July 2021

This Kerala family celebrates Eid al-Adha by serving biriyani at orphanage

The family runs a restaurant, Kareem Sait’s Biriyani, led by 62-year-old Kareem, who belongs to the Kutchi Memon community in Mattancherry.

published on : 21st July 2021

A subdued Bakrid for Muslim community in Kerala under COVID second wave

Large Eid-Gahs (mass prayer on the beach, etc) and mass Namaz at mosques were absent this year also as the government continued to impose strict restrictions.

published on : 21st July 2021

Living beyond Covid blues: Mahinkutty’s Eid celebration with books

Even when going through irreparable business losses after demonetisation, floods and the ongoing Covid-induced crisis, Mahinkutty has kept a collection of books at his shop to stay sane

published on : 21st July 2021

Price rise: Citizens feel the pinch, Bakrid shopping turns out to be damp squib

A Usman, a street-side vegetable vendor at Ernakulam market, is feeling relieved after weeks of Covid restrictions.

published on : 21st July 2021

Bakrid Covid relaxation: SC warns Kerala of action if virus spreads

The Supreme Court on Tuesday slammed the state government for giving relaxations in lockdown curbs for three days in view of Bakrid festival.

published on : 21st July 2021

Blooper in GO costs Kerala govt dearly in Supreme Court

Order attributed relaxations to Bakrid, failed to highlight plateauing of TPR or experts’ suggestions to ease curbs

published on : 21st July 2021

'Wholly uncalled for': SC lashes out at Kerala government over relaxations granted for Bakrid

The apex court pulled up the state government for giving in to traders' pressure by granting relaxations ahead of Bakrid and said it disclosed a "sorry state of affairs".

published on : 20th July 2021

Low-key celebration this Eid al Adha too

This is another Eid when there will be no shaking of hands nor warm embracing to greet each other because of stringent social distancing. 

published on : 20th July 2021

Lockdown can’t be extended forever: Kerala tells Supreme Court

In the affidavit, Joy said the opposition parties in Kerala also demanded relaxations and the government took the decision after listening to expert advice.

published on : 20th July 2021

Assam bans mass gathering on Bakrid, asks Muslims to celebrate at home

The govt guidelines said a maximum of five people, including the religious head, would be allowed at a mosque for Eid Namaz.

published on : 19th July 2021

Days before Bakrid, activist says meat of animals subjected to cruelty is ‘haram’

He made these statements in view of potential animal sacrifices on the occasion of Bakrid. 

published on : 19th July 2021

Abhishek Singhvi’s ‘Bakrid tweet’ puts Kerala's Congress leaders in spot

Singhvi, a Rajya Sabha MP, took to Twitter against the state government’s decision to bring in relaxations for Bakrid after Uttar Pradesh had cancelled the Kanwar Yatra.

published on : 19th July 2021
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