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Trupti Desai mobbed at Kochi airport as Sabarimala protesters threaten to vandalise her vehicle
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Trupti Desai mobbed at Kochi airport as Sabarimala protesters threaten to vandalise her vehicle

Social activist Trupti Desai, who announced that she will attempt entering the Sabarimala shrine on Saturday, was stranded at the Kochi airport after protesters gathered there and threatened to vandalise her cab.

Sabarimala temple row: As Kerala govt and devotees lock horns, police dread task to secure women pilgrims
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Sabarimala temple row: As Kerala govt and devotees lock horns, police dread task to secure women pilgrims

If the government and devotees refuse to relent, the pilgrim season starting with the opening of the temple on 16 November is going to be tumultuous.

Trupti Desai vows to visit Sabarimala temple soon; Rahul Easwar says will resist intrusion of ultra feminists, atheists
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Trupti Desai vows to visit Sabarimala temple soon; Rahul Easwar says will resist intrusion of ultra feminists, atheists

Amidst strong sentiments against the Supreme Court's verdict allowing women in the 10-50 age group into the Sabarimala Temple in Kerala, gender equality activist Trupti Desai said on Saturday that she was still determined to visit it.

Sabarimala temple row: Activist Trupti Desai won't be allowed inside, says Kerala govt
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Sabarimala temple row: Activist Trupti Desai won't be allowed inside, says Kerala govt

The Kerala government on Monday said that the entry of Bhumata Brigade chief Trupti Desai will not be allowed in the Lord Ayyappa temple in Sabarimala, even as the activist plans to lead 100 odd women to the famous hill shrine.

Sabarimala showdown: Bhumata Brigade, temple authorities in high-stakes game of who blinks first
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Sabarimala showdown: Bhumata Brigade, temple authorities in high-stakes game of who blinks first

Bhumata Brigade founder Trupti Desai has kicked the hornet's nest by insisting she will go forward with her plans of taking a group of menstruating women to the Sabarimala hill shrine in Kerala next month

Haji Ali trustees to consult public before moving SC: Why not implement HC order instead, ask activists
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Haji Ali trustees to consult public before moving SC: Why not implement HC order instead, ask activists

The court has, however, stayed its order for six weeks following a plea by Haji Ali Dargah Trust, which wants to challenge it in the Supreme Court. They should gracefully implement HC order of lifting the ban on women instead, activists tell Firstpost.

Haji Ali ruling: Management to weigh 'overall impact and sentiment' before moving SC
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Haji Ali ruling: Management to weigh 'overall impact and sentiment' before moving SC

"We are going to hold a few more rounds of meetings to get the opinion of other stakeholders," a trustee of the Haji Ali Dargah said

Trupti Desai offers prayer at Haji Ali Dargah but keeps away from the inner sanctum
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Trupti Desai offers prayer at Haji Ali Dargah but keeps away from the inner sanctum

Desai had on Friday announced that she will visit the Haji Ali Dargah following the Bombay HC's ruling that lifts ban on women from entering the shrine.

Trupti Desai alleges she was attacked by goons attempting to kill her
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Trupti Desai alleges she was attacked by goons attempting to kill her

Activist Trupti Desai on Friday said that she suffered minor bruises while another fellow activist sustained head injury when they were allegedly attacked.

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat may meet Trupti Desai after June
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RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat may meet Trupti Desai after June

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat has agreed to meet Bhumata Brigade president Trupti Desai who had sought an audience with him.

Why did Trupti Desai's much touted march to Haji Ali Dargah fizzle out?
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Why did Trupti Desai's much touted march to Haji Ali Dargah fizzle out?

Trupti Desai who initially planned to enter the Dargah's sanctum sanctorum, changed her mind instead

Shiv Sena activist threatens to greet Trupti Desai with 'slippers' if she marches to Haji Ali
Mumbai

Shiv Sena activist threatens to greet Trupti Desai with 'slippers' if she marches to Haji Ali

A local Shiv Sena leader on Saturday stoked controversy by saying that Bhumata Brigade chief Trupti Desai would be hit with "slippers" if she tried to enter the Haji Ali Dargah but the gender equality campaigner said that she will go ahead with the plan on 28 April.

From temples to dargah: Trupti Desai to lead movement for equal rights at Haji Ali on 28 April
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From temples to dargah: Trupti Desai to lead movement for equal rights at Haji Ali on 28 April

After entering Trimbakeshwar temple, Trupti Desai to lead movement for equal rights at Mumbai's Haji Ali on 28 April

Another gender equality win: Women allowed to enter Trimbakeshwar temple
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Another gender equality win: Women allowed to enter Trimbakeshwar temple

Women on Thursday morning were permitted entry to the Trimbakeshwar temple here

Debunking 400-year-old tradition: On Gudi Padwa, first group of women enter Shani Shingnapur temple and pray
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Debunking 400-year-old tradition: On Gudi Padwa, first group of women enter Shani Shingnapur temple and pray

Despite the double the barricades put up by the trustees around the sanctum, men forced their way into Shani temple to offer prayers on Gudi Padwa.

Trupti Desai lashes out at Devendra Fadnavis, threatens to file FIR against him if not allowed entry into Shani Shingnapur temple
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Trupti Desai lashes out at Devendra Fadnavis, threatens to file FIR against him if not allowed entry into Shani Shingnapur temple

Upset over not being allowed to enter the sacred platform of the Shani temple, Bhumata Brigade leader said she would file an FIR against Devendra Fadnavis

Why should only men be allowed to pray before a deity? Bombay HC backs Shani Shingnapur plea
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Why should only men be allowed to pray before a deity? Bombay HC backs Shani Shingnapur plea

Bombay High Court observed in the Shani Shingnapur temple case that according to state law, a person who prohibits another from entering a place of worship can be jailed

Police prevents Bhumata Brigade from breaking Trimbakeshwar temple ban, Trupti Desai among detained
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Police prevents Bhumata Brigade from breaking Trimbakeshwar temple ban, Trupti Desai among detained

Located 30 km from Nashik town and 160 km from Pune, Trimbak town has been turned into a fortress in view of the country-wide terror alert and also because of the huge flow of devotees.

Shani Shingnapur agitation: Bhumata Brigade's Trupti Desai gets threat letter warning her of Dabholkar-like fate
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Shani Shingnapur agitation: Bhumata Brigade's Trupti Desai gets threat letter warning her of Dabholkar-like fate

The Bhumata Brigade head made it clear that although she has filed a police complaint she does not want a security detail accompanying her.

Shani Shingnapur temple row: Village Gram Sabha passes resolution against protesters
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Shani Shingnapur temple row: Village Gram Sabha passes resolution against protesters

A day after police foiled the plan of 400 women activists to defy a centuries-old ban on females entering sacred sanctum at Shani Shingnapur temple in Ahmednagar, Gram Sabha at the village where the shrine is located on Wednesday passed a resolution condemning Bhumata Brigade.