Haj pilgrims
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Consider plea to make Chennai airport boarding point for Haj pilgrims: Madras High Court

The Madras High Court directed the authorities concerned to consider Chennai airport as a boarding point for thousands of Haj pilgrims.

published on : 8th April 2022
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1,300 women from India to undertake Haj sans 'Mehram': Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

The Centre had recently decided to allow the women pilgrims over the age of 45 years to undertake the pilgrimage in groups of at least four, sans a 'Mehram'.

published on : 8th January 2018
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New Haj policy panel head suggests removing age bar on women travelling sans Mehram

The Centre has for the first time decided to allow women pilgrims over the age of 45 to undertake the pilgrimage in groups of at least four sans 'Mehram'.

published on : 7th January 2018
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SC seeks Centre's stand on Kerala Haj Committee’s plea over 'discriminatory' state-wise quota

The Supreme Court on Friday sought response of the Central government on the Kerala Haj Committee’s plea alleging that the policy to grant state-wise quota for Haj pilgrims is discriminatory.

published on : 6th January 2018