Jama Masjid

Waqf plea on preservation of its heritage properties under Vista project gets HC nod

Senior counsel for the Delhi Waqf Board urged that an assurance may be given by the Solicitor General with respect to the protection of the properties till then.

published on : 22nd September 2021

Jammu and Kashmir: Explosion near Srinagar Jamia Masjid, no casualty

They said the explosion, suspected to be an Improvised Explosive Device (IED), took place around noon.

published on : 5th August 2021

Delhi: Devotees offer Eid prayers at home amid the pandemic 

The day lacked usual hustle and bustle and festivity as major mosques such as Jama Masjid and Fatehpuri Masjid in Old Delhi were closed for the visitors. Police were deployed outside mosques.

published on : 22nd July 2021

People celebrate Eid-ul-Adha, offer namaz at homes in Delhi amid pandemic

The day lacked usual hustle bustle and festivity as major mosques such as Jama Masjid and Fatehpuri Masjid in old Delhi were closed for the visitors.

published on : 21st July 2021

If bars can function, why not reopen places of worship?: Jama Masjid Shahi Imam Syed Ahmed Bukhari

Conveying displeasure over the decision, he said that bars and restaurants are open in the city but worshippers couldn't pray in mosques, temples and gurudwaras. 

published on : 22nd June 2021

Hit by dust storms, Jama Masjid structures damaged, need urgent intervention of experts: Shahi Imam

On June 4, a big chunk of the red standstone tower had fallen off after suffering damage in the massive dust storm and rains that had hit Delhi-NCR.

published on : 13th June 2021

ASI surveys damaged Jama Masjid minaret, restoration may begin soon

The southern minaret suffered damage due to heavy rain and strong winds that lashed the national capital on Friday evening. A large red sandstone slab of the tower fell off.

published on : 9th June 2021

Shahi Imam Bukhari writes to PM Modi seeking help for Jama Masjid's repair

The southern minaret of Jama Masjid suffered damage due to heavy rain and strong winds that lashed the national capital.

published on : 6th June 2021

Heavy rain and winds in Delhi damage Jama Masjid's iconic minaret

The minaret in question is a popular attraction for visitors as they are allowed to climb to its top gallery to view the panoramic surroundings of the Walled city area and Red Fort.

published on : 5th June 2021

Waqf Board chief requests PM to protect mosques located in vicinity of Central Vista

In a letter sent on Thursday, Khan also sought assurance from the Central government that no change would be made in mosques, which are the waqf properties, in view of the project.   

published on : 5th June 2021

Lucknow's Jama Masjid provides oxygen cylinders to COVID patients

Seeing the hardships faced by patients, the mosque committee took the decision, said Zunnoon Nomani Nomani, chief of the panel.

published on : 18th May 2021

COVID-19 impact: Jama Masjid area witnesses less crowd on first day of Ramadan

With a new surge, the national capital on Tuesday recorded 13,468 new COVID-19 cases. The general fear of coronavirus was perceptible as Jama Masjid area witnessed a fewer number of people.

published on : 14th April 2021

PWD to begin development of Heritage Corridor in Delhi soon

After redeveloping the 1.2-km main stretch at Chandini Chowk, the ‘heritage corridor’ work is also picking up the pace.

published on : 26th March 2021

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau arrives at Jama Masjid, avoids question on Khalistani terrorist invite

Trudeau arrived at Jama Masjid in New Delhi, along with wife and children. Canadian Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan was also present.

published on : 22nd February 2018

Triple talaq issue reached Supreme Court because AIMPLB failed to act: Syed Ahmed Bukhari

Shahi Imam of Delhi's Jama Masjid Syed Ahmed Bukhari said the stand of the AIMPLB, was ambivalent in the matter of triple talaq.

published on : 22nd August 2017