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**EDS: STANDALONE PACKAGE: ONE YEAR OF LOCKDOWN** New Delhi: A health worker sanitises an area near Nizamuddin mosque, after people who attended the religious congregation at Tabligh-e-Jamaat's Markaz, tested postive for COVID-19, in New Delhi, Wednesday, April 1, 2020. A look at some of the impactful photos shot by PTI photographers, on one year since the nationwide lockdown was announced, on Tuesday, March 23, 2021. (PTI Photo/Kamal Singh)(PTI03_23_2021_000343B)(PTI)

50 can pray in Nizamuddin Markaz during Shab-e-Barat, Centre tells HC

By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 25, 2021 01:41 AM IST
The submission was made during the hearing on a plea by the Delhi Wakf Board through advocate Wajeeh Shafiq, seeking opening of the Nizamuddin Markaz where a Tablighi Jamaat congregation was held amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
An old farmer sitting during an ongoing protest against the new farm laws, at the Singhu border in New Delhi on Thursday. (ANI Photo)(ANI)
An old farmer sitting during an ongoing protest against the new farm laws, at the Singhu border in New Delhi on Thursday. (ANI Photo)(ANI)

‘Are farmers protected against Covid?’: SC asks Centre, cites Tablighi event

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Abraham Thomas
UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2021 06:32 PM IST
The remarks were made during the hearing of a public interest litigation by Jammu-based lawyer Supriya Pandita for a CBI probe into the Tablighi Jamaat gathering in Delhi last year.
A view of Supreme Court.(Sonu Mehta/HT Photo)
A view of Supreme Court.(Sonu Mehta/HT Photo)

SC asks Centre: What steps have you taken to prevent Covid spread at farmers’ protest site

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Abraham Thomas
UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2021 01:32 PM IST
Farmers have been protesting at Delhi’s borders against the three farm laws enacted in September to liberalise the sector
The Patna high court further said that the allegations in this case of not reporting their stay to the local police station is “misconceived”.(File photo)
The Patna high court further said that the allegations in this case of not reporting their stay to the local police station is “misconceived”.(File photo)

Tablighi Jamaat: Patna high court quashes case against 18 foreigners

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Deepali Sharma
PUBLISHED ON DEC 24, 2020 05:32 PM IST
The order came on a petition filed by 11 foreign nationals who came to West Bengal from Bangladesh by road on tourist visa.
Solicitor general Tushar Mehta assured the bench that in case any foreign national who has been exonerated has any difficulty in travelling back, their lawyers may get in touch with his office for assistance.(File Photo)
Solicitor general Tushar Mehta assured the bench that in case any foreign national who has been exonerated has any difficulty in travelling back, their lawyers may get in touch with his office for assistance.(File Photo)

Tablighi Jamaat: Supreme Court asks Centre to help 36 foreigners return home

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 21, 2020 05:24 AM IST
A bench, led by Justice AM Khanwilkar, took note of applications made by the foreigners during a hearing on Friday and asked a government-appointed nodal officer to facilitate their return.
A bench of Justices Siddharth Mridul and Talwant Singh dismissed the petition after the petitioner sought to withdraw it with liberty to approach the Supreme Court.(File Photo)
A bench of Justices Siddharth Mridul and Talwant Singh dismissed the petition after the petitioner sought to withdraw it with liberty to approach the Supreme Court.(File Photo)

Delhi HC dismisses plea to transfer Tablighi leader case from police to NIA

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Nilavro Ghosh
PUBLISHED ON DEC 11, 2020 02:07 PM IST
The petition filed by Mumbai-based lawyer Ghanshyam Upadhyay has also sought direction to the NIA to investigate the matter in a time bound manner and the probe be monitored by the high court, alleging that the Delhi Police has failed to arrest the leader despite lapse of considerable time.
The court said the evidence collected during the investigation is wholly insufficient to frame the charge against the foreign nationals.(Ajay Aggarwal/HT file photo)
The court said the evidence collected during the investigation is wholly insufficient to frame the charge against the foreign nationals.(Ajay Aggarwal/HT file photo)

Court rejects police’s plea against relief for Jamaatis

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Richa Banka
UPDATED ON NOV 20, 2020 07:24 AM IST
While eight nationals were completely discharged of all offences, including malignantly spreading infection of a disease dangerous to life and disobeying quarantine rules, the rest 36 were exonerated of charges of violation of visa rules under the Act but were charged with negligence.
The court was hearing a public interest litigation (PIL) filed by Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind and other parties, who objected to the reporting by certain television news channels and news portals on the Tablighi Jamaat event in March.(HT file photo)
The court was hearing a public interest litigation (PIL) filed by Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind and other parties, who objected to the reporting by certain television news channels and news portals on the Tablighi Jamaat event in March.(HT file photo)

Inform us about mechanism to deal with fake news: Supreme Court

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Abraham Thomas
UPDATED ON NOV 18, 2020 07:10 AM IST
“What is shown by the television channels has a great consequence in this country...We want to know what legal regime exists to deal with such complaints (of fake news) and how these complaints have been dealt with in the past,” a three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) SA Bobde said, giving three weeks’ time to the Centre to file a fresh affidavit in this regard.
People who took part in a Tablighi Jamaat function earlier in March being checked by a health team before being taken by bus to a quarantine facility amid concerns of infection on March 31, 2020.(Ajay Aggarwal/HT PHOTO)
People who took part in a Tablighi Jamaat function earlier in March being checked by a health team before being taken by bus to a quarantine facility amid concerns of infection on March 31, 2020.(Ajay Aggarwal/HT PHOTO)

Thousands to attend Tablighi Jamaat congregation in Karachi despite uptick in Covid-19 cases

Lahore | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar
PUBLISHED ON NOV 05, 2020 09:43 PM IST
Pakistan has seen a spike in the number of new coronavirus cases after a brief lull in September. The virus death toll stands at 6,893 with over 3.3 lakh confirmed infections
Paramilitary personnel seen at the cordoned off entry route to the Tablighi Jamaat's Alami Markaz Banglewali Masjid building on day twenty of the 21-day nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Nizamuddin, New Delhi.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)
Paramilitary personnel seen at the cordoned off entry route to the Tablighi Jamaat's Alami Markaz Banglewali Masjid building on day twenty of the 21-day nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Nizamuddin, New Delhi.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)

Covid-19: Court acquits 20 foreign attendees of Tablighi event

Mumbai | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Arpan Rai
PUBLISHED ON OCT 20, 2020 04:49 PM IST
Metropolitan Magistrate (Andheri) R R Khan acquitted the 20 persons on Monday as the prosecution failed to prove the charges against them.
The 20 foreign Tablighi Jamaat members were booked for not disclosing that they had attended a religious gathering of the organisation at Nizamuddin in New Delhi.(Representative Photo/ANI)
The 20 foreign Tablighi Jamaat members were booked for not disclosing that they had attended a religious gathering of the organisation at Nizamuddin in New Delhi.(Representative Photo/ANI)

Mumbai court acquits 20 foreign Tablighi Jamaat members, says prosecution had no evidence

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Charul Shah
UPDATED ON OCT 20, 2020 11:51 AM IST
The court said there was no iota of evidence with the prosecution to show any contravention of order by accused persons beyond all shadow of doubt.
Law enforcement authorities had accused several Tablighi Jamaat attendees including foreign nationals of violating the law of the land.(ANI Photo/Representative)
Law enforcement authorities had accused several Tablighi Jamaat attendees including foreign nationals of violating the law of the land.(ANI Photo/Representative)

Bihar court fines 9 Bangladesh nationals for violating lockdown provisions

Hindustan Times, Patna | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
UPDATED ON OCT 17, 2020 04:10 PM IST
A group of five Malaysian nationals have approached Supreme Court seeking directions to Bihar government to withdraw a case filed against them for alleged violation of the Foreigners Act .
On August 6, the apex court had directed that all trials against these foreign nationals in the Capital be consolidated at the Saket district courts.(ANI file photo. Representative image)
On August 6, the apex court had directed that all trials against these foreign nationals in the Capital be consolidated at the Saket district courts.(ANI file photo. Representative image)

Senior Delhi cop to help foreign attendees of Tablighi event return home

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Abraham Thomas
UPDATED ON OCT 16, 2020 04:14 AM IST
On learning about 44 foreigners still in India, eight of whom were completely discharged while the trial remained pending against 34 others, the three-judge bench headed by Justice AM Khanwilkar asked the Centre on what could be done to facilitate their return home.
An affidavit filed by the Centre in response to a petition seeking action against television channels for allegedly disseminating fake news about the Tablighi Jamaat , and communalising a congregation organised by the Islamic missionary group, is “evasive” and contains “nonsensical” arguments, the Supreme Court observed on Thursday.(Ajay Aggarwal/HT photo)
An affidavit filed by the Centre in response to a petition seeking action against television channels for allegedly disseminating fake news about the Tablighi Jamaat , and communalising a congregation organised by the Islamic missionary group, is “evasive” and contains “nonsensical” arguments, the Supreme Court observed on Thursday.(Ajay Aggarwal/HT photo)

Supreme Court pulls up Centre for ‘evasive’, ‘nonsensical’ Tablighi affidavit

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Murali Krishnan
UPDATED ON OCT 09, 2020 04:42 AM IST
A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) SA Bobde took exception to the fact that the Centre’s affidavit had been filed by a junior officer from the ministry of information and broadcasting (MIB) and also did not address any specific instances raised by the petitioners.
The Tablighi Jamaat was criticised for holding a markaz at their Nizamuddin headquarters despite restrictions in place due to coronavirus outbreak.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)
The Tablighi Jamaat was criticised for holding a markaz at their Nizamuddin headquarters despite restrictions in place due to coronavirus outbreak.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)

Freedom of speech is most abused, says SC on ‘fake news’ on Tablighi Jamaat

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
UPDATED ON OCT 08, 2020 03:41 PM IST
The petitioners alleged that television news channels reported the Tablighi Jamaat incident at Nizamuddin in a skewed manner, demonising the Muslim community,
Allahabad high court.(PTI File)
Allahabad high court.(PTI File)

Transfer all Tablighi Jamaat cases in UP to three chief judicial magistrates: Allahabad HC

Hindustan Times, Prayagraj | By Jitendra Sarin
PUBLISHED ON OCT 04, 2020 11:02 AM IST
The court passed these directions following a recent Supreme Court (SC) order, which had asked the HC to ensure that trials against the members of the Tablighi Jamaat pending in various district courts of UP be transferred to a maximum two or three courts
Paramilitary personnel at the cordoned off entry route to Tablighi Jamaat's Alami Markaz Banglewali Masjid building in New Delhi, in April.(HT file)
Paramilitary personnel at the cordoned off entry route to Tablighi Jamaat's Alami Markaz Banglewali Masjid building in New Delhi, in April.(HT file)

Mumbai court discharges 12 Indonesians arrested over Tablighi Jamaat event

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Charul Shah
UPDATED ON SEP 29, 2020 04:26 PM IST
The accused were arrested on April 23 under various sections of IPC for failing to declare that they had attended the Tablighi Jamaat event in Delhi
The ministry also said that as many 2,361 persons of Tablighi Jamaat were evacuated by the Delhi Police on March 29 and 233 persons were arrested. (HT Photo)
The ministry also said that as many 2,361 persons of Tablighi Jamaat were evacuated by the Delhi Police on March 29 and 233 persons were arrested. (HT Photo)

‘Tablighi event led to Covid spread among many’: Govt to Parliament

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 21, 2020 06:27 PM IST
To a question on whether the gathering was a “major reason” for the spread of coronavirus in Delhi and other states, minister of state for home, G Kishan Reddy informed the Rajya Sabha through a written reply that the spread was also because of the gathering.
The area around the shrine was one of the first containment zones after the nearby Tablighi Jamaat headquarters emerged as a Covid-19 hot spot in March.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT photo)
The area around the shrine was one of the first containment zones after the nearby Tablighi Jamaat headquarters emerged as a Covid-19 hot spot in March.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT photo)

Nizamuddin dargah to reopen on Sunday

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 05, 2020 06:02 PM IST
The mausoleum of Muslim saint Hazrat Nizamuddin in New Delhi will reopen for devotees on Sunday with strict social distancing norms in place six months after it was closed as part of sweeping measures of check the pandemic
Protesters hold placards against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act outside Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, in December.(HT PHOTO)
Protesters hold placards against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act outside Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, in December.(HT PHOTO)

Bombay HC judge disagrees with CAA comments in judgment quashing FIR against Tablighi Jamaat members

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Kanchan Chaudhari
UPDATED ON AUG 29, 2020 04:03 PM IST
In the August 21 order, the bench observed the action against the Jamaat members created fear among those Muslims, who protested against CAA and NRC.
People who took part in a Tablighi Jamaat function earlier this month walk to board buses taking them to a quarantine facility amid concerns of infection, on day 7 of the 21 day nationwide lockdown imposed by PM Narendra Modi to check the spread of coronavirus, at Nizamuddin West in New Delhi.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)
People who took part in a Tablighi Jamaat function earlier this month walk to board buses taking them to a quarantine facility amid concerns of infection, on day 7 of the 21 day nationwide lockdown imposed by PM Narendra Modi to check the spread of coronavirus, at Nizamuddin West in New Delhi.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)

Court drops visa violation charges against Tablighi foreigners, books 36 others only for negligence

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Richa Banka
UPDATED ON AUG 25, 2020 01:13 AM IST
It, however, dropped the charges of visa violations while observing that there is not an iota of evidence to suggest that they had in any manner professed or propagated the principles and doctrines of the Tablighi Jamaat.
The bench also noted that while the Maharashtra police acted mechanically in the case, the state government acted under “political compulsion”.(HT photo)
The bench also noted that while the Maharashtra police acted mechanically in the case, the state government acted under “political compulsion”.(HT photo)

‘Scapegoats’: Bombay High court cancels FIR against 29 foreign Tablighi Jamaat members

Mumbai, Maharashtra | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Shivani Kumar
UPDATED ON AUG 22, 2020 05:16 PM IST
The 29 foreign nationals were booked under various provisions of the IPC, the Epidemic Diseases Act, Disaster Management Act and Foreigner’s Act for allegedly violating their tourist visa conditions by attending the Tablighi Jamaat congregation held at Nizamuddin in the national capital.
All the foreigners, who petitioned the HC, had participated in Markaz Nizamuddin congregation in Delhi --- an event that emerged as a hot spot of Covid-19 in the early days of the infection in March. (HT Photo)
All the foreigners, who petitioned the HC, had participated in Markaz Nizamuddin congregation in Delhi --- an event that emerged as a hot spot of Covid-19 in the early days of the infection in March. (HT Photo)

‘Scapegoat’: Court’s biting remarks on FIRs against Tablighi Jamaat members

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Kanchan Chaudhari
UPDATED ON AUG 23, 2020 12:17 AM IST
The HC also held that foreigners having valid visa to enter India cannot be prevented from visiting masjids, if they go there to observe religious practices or to offer only namaz.
Several Tablighi Jamaat members were detained in Delhi earlier this year after they were found congregating in Delhi without permission.(ANI Photo/Representative)
Several Tablighi Jamaat members were detained in Delhi earlier this year after they were found congregating in Delhi without permission.(ANI Photo/Representative)

UP court grants bail to two Tablighi Jamaat members who hid in a mosque after Delhi meet

Hindustan Times, Prayagraj | By Jitendra Sarin | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
UPDATED ON AUG 21, 2020 06:19 PM IST
The Tablighi Jamaat members were accused of spreading coronavirus after attending a gathering of the religious sect in Delhi.
The funds were used for the religious congregation in Delhi and the travel of several Jamaat followers from over 20 countries in the world.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)
The funds were used for the religious congregation in Delhi and the travel of several Jamaat followers from over 20 countries in the world.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)

Tablighi Jamaat money laundering case: ED raids at four locations in Mumbai

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Vijay Kumar Yadav
UPDATED ON AUG 19, 2020 02:35 PM IST
The ED is probing the source of funding for the Tablighi Jamaat Markaz, which was held at Nizamuddin in south Delhi between March 13 and 16
The Nizamuddin area in Delhi was sealed on March 30 after it came to light that several people, who had attended a religious event held in March at Nizamuddin by a Muslim organisation called Tablighi Jamaat, were found to be infected with Covid-19.(HT PHOTO.)
The Nizamuddin area in Delhi was sealed on March 30 after it came to light that several people, who had attended a religious event held in March at Nizamuddin by a Muslim organisation called Tablighi Jamaat, were found to be infected with Covid-19.(HT PHOTO.)

Foreign Tablighi members free to leave India after apologising: Centre to SC

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Sohini Sarkar
UPDATED ON AUG 06, 2020 10:28 PM IST
The pendency of criminal cases in India will not bar them from returning to their home countries but it will be subject to orders passed by the concerned trial court where the criminal case against them is pending, the Central government through Solicitor General Tushar Mehta submitted.
The congregation of the Jamaat had taken place in Delhi’s Nizamuddin area in March.(Ajay Aggarwal/HT PHOTO)
The congregation of the Jamaat had taken place in Delhi’s Nizamuddin area in March.(Ajay Aggarwal/HT PHOTO)

6 foreign jamaat members, two others sentenced to one month imprisonment

Hindustan Times, Bhopal/Sehore | By Mahendra Thakur | Edited by Sparshita Saxena
PUBLISHED ON JUL 25, 2020 08:08 AM IST
They were advised to quarantine for 14 days but they continued to meet people while ignoring the advice.
Till date 908 foreigners have been allowed to walk free on payment of varying fines after they accepted mild charges under plea bargain process and 46 foreign nationals have claimed trial before the court.(ANI file photo)
Till date 908 foreigners have been allowed to walk free on payment of varying fines after they accepted mild charges under plea bargain process and 46 foreign nationals have claimed trial before the court.(ANI file photo)

Tablighi Jamaat: Delhi court allows 53 foreigners to walk free on payment of fine

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal
PUBLISHED ON JUL 24, 2020 02:23 PM IST
Metropolitan Magistrate Archana Beniwal allowed 40 Indonesians, 12 Kyrgyz and One South African to walk free on payment of Rs 5,000 fine each, said advocates Ashima Mandla, Fahim Khan and Ahmed Khan, appearing for them.
The Markaz building at Nizamuddin, where the Tablighi Jamaat congregation was held in March.(HT Archive)
The Markaz building at Nizamuddin, where the Tablighi Jamaat congregation was held in March.(HT Archive)

‘Miss my mother, miss the sea’, says 16-year-old detained for Markaz event

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Soumya Pillai and Prawesh Lama
UPDATED ON JUL 17, 2020 04:39 AM IST
A three-month trip that was supposed to have been a post-exam vacation ended up stretching into an almost five-month detention. Though not officially charged by police, his passport was seized, and he was lodged with his father at quarantine detention centres since being evacuated from the Markaz on March 31.
The police had in June filed 59 charge sheets, including supplementary ones, against 956 foreigners belonging to 36 different countries in the case.(PTI File Photo)
The police had in June filed 59 charge sheets, including supplementary ones, against 956 foreigners belonging to 36 different countries in the case.(PTI File Photo)

Markaz congregation: More foreigners walk free, get bail

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 17, 2020 05:53 AM IST
To date, 682 foreign nationals from 35 different countries, who were charge-sheeted in the case, have been granted bail by the court.
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