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Oct 24, 2016
Haji Ali Trust concedes in Supreme Court: Women can now enter the inner sanctumEnding the protracted struggle of the Muslim women to enter into the inner sanctum of the Haji Ali Dargah, the Trust conceded to the demand in the Supreme Court on Monday.
Oct 07, 2016
SC extends stay on Bombay HC's order allowing entry of women in Haji Ali's inner sanctumSupreme Court on Friday extended the stay granted by Bombay High Court to facilitate an appeal against its decision to lift the ban on entry of women near the sanctum sanctorum of the famous Haji Ali Dargah, till 17 October when it will hear the matter.
Oct 03, 2016
Haji Ali Trust moves SC challenging Bombay HC order on allowing entry to womenHaji Ali Dargah Trust on Monday moved Supreme Court challenging the Bombay High Court order lifting the ban on women from entering the sanctum sanctorum of the renowned Muslim shrine in South Bombay.
Aug 26, 2016
Haji Ali Dargah ruling: 'Women bending to pray may show breasts,' fear trusteesA Public Interest Litigation filed on 28 July, by women activists Noorjehan Niaz and Zakia Soman from the NGO Bharatiya Muslim Mahila Andolan, challenged the ban on the entry of women into the inner sanctum of the city’s Haji Ali Dargah.
Jul 01, 2016
Let's debate Uniform Civil Code because we've long ignored real minoritiesThe secularism debate, which reflexively seeks a ban on any debate over Uniform Civil Code, fails to take into account that in the name of protecting Muslims or other minorities' rights, communal rights have been prioritized over human rights of individual within minority groups.
Jun 17, 2016
'They should've all got life imprisonment': Reactions to the Gulbarg Society verdictExpressing dissatisfaction over the court verdict in the Gulbarg massacre case, Zakia Jafri, the wife of slain Congress leader Ehsan Jafri, on Friday said that the life sentence should have been awarded to all the convicts.
Jun 17, 2016
Gulbarg verdict: 'Just 12 guilty? This is not justice,' says Zakia JafriZakia Jafri not satisfied with the SIT court verdict in the Gulbarg society massacre case.
Jun 17, 2016
Nobody will hang for Gulbarg massacre, 11 get life, rest just seven years in jailA special SIT court on Friday pronounced the quantum of sentence for 24 convicts in the Gulbarg Society massacre in which 69 people, including former Congress lawmaker Ehsan Jafri, were killed.
Jun 13, 2016
Gulbarg society case: Quantum of punishment to be pronounced on 17 JuneThe Gulbarg Society case is one of the nine cases of the 2002 Gujarat riots probed by the Supreme Court appointed SIT.
Jun 09, 2016
Sentencing in Gulbarg Society massacre expected todayA special SIT court, which had on 2 June convicted 24 accused in the 2002 post-Godhra Gulbarg society massacre case, is expected to pronounce the quantum of sentence on Monday.