New Delhi, Aug 07: The Centre on Friday while responding to a petition filed in the Supreme Court in the Nizamuddin Markaz congregation of Tablighi Jamaat case defended the rights of the media to reports facts.
New Delhi, May 03: The Delhi police in its report said that over 16,000 visited the Tablighi Jamaat’s headquarters in Nizamuddin around the time of the coronavirus outbreak. The in its report said that these persons visited the Jamaat between March 13 and 24.
New Delhi, Apr 19: The Ministry of Home Affairs will in the next few days take a call on how to evacuate the 854 foreigners who had attended the Tablighi Jamaat congregation at Nizamuddin last month.
New Delhi, Apr 18: The Tablighi Jamaat congregation contributed to a steep rise in the number of coronavirus cases in India. The Jamaat members after attending the congregation at Nizamuddin last month spanned out to different parts of the country and spread the virus-like wildfire.
New Delhi, Apr 17: The Enforcement Directorate which filed money laundering charges against Tablighi Jamaat leader, Maulana Saad said that the funding from both foreign and domestic sources are under the scanner.
New Delhi, Apr 13: The Central Intelligence agencies are keeping a close watch as the number of COVID-19 cases relating to the Tablighi Jamaat cluster have surged.
In Tamil Nadu alone, 133 foreign Muslim missionaries are under the scanner. Some of them even tested positive. It has been found that most of them avoided the agencies by hiding in Mosques.
New Delhi, Apr 12: The Delhi government has re-classified the Tablighi Jamaat related coronavirus cases. While, these cases were initially referred to as Markaz Masjid cases, it would now be called as Special Operation cases.
These cases account for 712 of the total 1,069 cases that were reported until Saturday. Out of the 166 cases that tested positive on Saturday, 128 were related to the Tablighi Jamaat congregation that was held last month at Nizamuddin.
New Delhi, Apr 11: Seven of the sixteen persons who tested positive for coronavirus in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday belong to the Tablighi Jamaat.
The seven are from Mallapuram in Kerala and are in Kashmir as part of the routine Tablighi’s missionary programme that is held across the world.
New Delhi, Apr 06: At least 25,500 local workers of the Tablighi Jamaat and the people who came in contact with them have been quarantined, the Union Government has said.
Five Haryana villages where they visited have been sealed: Punya Salila Srivastava, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs said.
During the daily briefing, Joint Secretary in the Health Ministry, Lav Agarwal said that in the last 13 days, Indian Railways transported sugar through 1,340 wagons, salt through 958 wagons and edible oil through 316 wagons/tanks, to different parts of the country, amidst the lockdown.
New Delhi, Apr 06: The States have started sending in their confirmations about the cases that have been booked against members of the Tablighi Jamaat, who have now been termed as the super spreaders of the coronavirus.
Despite repeated requests and advise, Maulana Saad remained adamant and went ahead with the congregation. His adamance not only put the lives of his followers to risk, but also ensured that the number of cases across the country spiked as the members passed on the virus to many others.