Thursday, 7 July, 2022
TopicNizamuddin dargah

Topic: Nizamuddin dargah

No Qawali nights or touching mazar, Delhi’s Nizamuddin Dargah reopens but it’s just not the same

Barely 150 people visit the popular Hazrat Nizamuddin dargah and no tourists have returned. Covid precautions have also changed the experience of visiting the mausoleum.

Nizamuddin dargah doesn’t want ‘Tablighi Jamaat-type’ row, stays shut despite Unlock 1.0

The Nizamuddin Basti has been de-sealed, but both the Tablighi Jamaat markaz as well as the Hazrat Nizamuddin dargah continue to remain shut. 

Delhi’s Nizamuddin — a bustling blend of history and spirituality, until Covid-19 struck

Nizamuddin Basti is home to many things — food, culture, history and a sense of community that is inclusive and keeps reeling you back in.

1,548 from Delhi’s Nizamuddin mosque moved to hospitals & quarantined, 300 yet to be shifted

People were moved into DTC buses in batches of 30 and driven to hospitals or isolation facilities. Of the 1,548 people, 441 have symptoms.

Tablighi Jamaat: Omar fears communal fallout, Gautam Gambhir’s aghast & Mallya’s offer

The most politically correct and incorrect tweets of the day from across the political spectrum.

Women challenge Nizamuddin dargah ban, which is in place because ‘dead can see them naked’

Three women law students have cited the Ajmer Sharif dargah as an example of the bar having no basis in Islamic scripture.

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AAP chief and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal with Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann | Representational Image | ANI

AAP, TMC’s national ambitions ignore India’s stark diversity. Southern parties know better

Modern communication technologies can be the potential centripetal force that unify voters across states. AAP has benefitted from this in Punjab.
Illustration by Soham Sen

Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.


Air Commodore Sanjay Sharma pose with daughter Flying Officer Ananya Sharma in front of the fighter aircraft | Twitter/@DefencePRO_Guj

In a first in IAF, father-daughter fly in same fighter formation as fellow wingmen

Daughter of Air Commodore Sanjay Sharma, Flying Officer Ananya Sharma is currently undergoing training to master ‘superior and faster’ jets.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.