Tuesday, 17 May, 2022
TopicNizamuddin markaz

Topic: Nizamuddin markaz

Delhi HC grants Centre two weeks to reply on plea seeking reopening of Nizamuddin Markaz

The Markaz had been locked since 31 March last year following Tablighi Jamaat congregation amid Covid lockdown. The court has now listed the matter for hearing on 16 September.

Delhi HC allows 50 people to offer namaz 5 times a day at Nizamuddin Markaz during Ramzan

The court stated that its order would be subject to any notification issued by the Delhi Disaster Management Authority in view of the rising cases.

50 people can offer prayers at Nizamuddin Markaz mosque during festival, govt tells Delhi HC

The Centre told the court that the Delhi Waqf Board has to forward the names of the chosen persons to the SHO of the area, and after that they would be allowed to offer prayers.

36 Tablighis set to return home a year after court battle against Delhi Police

In 2020, 44 Tablighis decided not to plead guilty to Delhi Police charges on violating visa conditions & Covid protocols. All of them were acquitted by court.

No evidence to show 18 foreigners indulged in banned Tablighi activity, Patna HC quashes case

Patna High Court allows prosecution against 3 Indians for not informing police regarding the stay of foreigners in the mosque managed by them.

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.

Delhi court stays order directing police to unlock residential parts of Nizamuddin Markaz

The residential portion of Nizamuddin Markaz was locked after a case was registered against people attending a religious congregation in violation of Covid guidelines in March.

Modi govt defends news reports on Markaz event, says they were neither fake nor false

The I&B ministry opposed a batch of petitions filed in the SC alleging that a section of the media spread 'communal hatred' over the Nizamuddin Markaz event in March.

How Made-in-India Tablighi Jamaat became the largest organisation in Pakistan

In his book ‘Inside the Tablighi Jamaat’, Ziya Us Salaam writes about the Tablighi Jamaat in Pakistan, and how it rose to political prominence under Nawaz Sharif.

Centre must ensure public isn’t instigated, Supreme Court says on plea on Tablighi Jamaat

The Supreme Court was hearing a batch of petitions which alleged that certain news reports were communalising the Nizamuddin Markaz incident.

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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi at the party's Nav Sankalp Chintan Shivir in Udaipur, on 15 May 2022 | Twitter/@ANI

Rahul Gandhi must clear his position on Congress leadership. Chintan Shivirs won’t help

If a 137-year-old party is still discussing its foundational ideas and core ideology, and can’t have everyone on board, the road ahead seems rocky.

Bad timing could hamper LIC IPO

Most early public enterprise IPOs have been trading 75% below their original price, small investors concerned.


Representational image of army personnel in Ladakh | ANI

India ‘doesn’t foresee’ border fighting with China, but ‘won’t back down’ if tensions reignite

Aim is to ensure not just disengagement of troops, but overall de-escalation. Govt in favour of solving tensions through talks as it wants peace with all neighbours including China.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.