Uttar Pradesh Minister Mohsin Raza on Saturday appealed to "rich Muslims" to give up Haj subsidy saying poor deserve it more.
The government on Thursday formed a six-member committee to look into the Haj subsidy issue in light of a 2012 Supreme Court order on gradually reducing and abolishing subsidy given to pilgrims by 2022.
Both politically & otherwise, Secularism in India is often discussed and any such discussion is incomplete without the reference to subsidies extended by the Government to the religious activities of citizens. The subsidy extended to
New Delhi, May 8: The Supreme Court today struck down the government's policy of giving subsidies to Haj pilgrims and directed that it be progressively “eliminated” within a period of 10 years.“We hold that this
Kochi, Apr 2: External Affairs Minister S M Krishna today said the government is having “second thoughts” on continuing the Haj subsidy as a number of Muslim organisations have demanded its abolition.A large number of