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Supreme Court gives last chance to Maharashtra govt to remove Haji Ali encroachments
India

Supreme Court gives last chance to Maharashtra govt to remove Haji Ali encroachments

The direction came after the Haji Ali Dargah trust, which had earlier volunteered to remove the encroachments, expressed inability in completing the task.

Shiv Sena wants Muslim leaders to take rational stand on 'triple talaq'
Politics

Shiv Sena wants Muslim leaders to take rational stand on 'triple talaq'

Citing Haji Ali Dargah Trust's 'progressive' decision to grant women full access to the shrine's sanctum sanctorum, the Shiv Sena on Tuesday urged Muslim leaders to display their rational capacities on the issue of 'triple talaq' as well.

Activists hail Haji Ali Trust's stand, call it a boost to women's rights movement
India

Activists hail Haji Ali Trust's stand, call it a boost to women's rights movement

Lawyers and activists on Monday hailed the Haji Ali Dargah Trust's stand in the Supreme Court that it will allow female worshippers to enter the sanctum sanctorum of the famous shrine here, calling it a boost to women's rights movement and victory for Constitution.

Haji Ali Trust concedes in Supreme Court: Women can now enter the inner sanctum
India

Haji Ali Trust concedes in Supreme Court: Women can now enter the inner sanctum

Ending 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.

SC extends stay on Bombay HC's order allowing entry of women in Haji Ali's inner sanctum
India

SC extends stay on Bombay HC's order allowing entry of women in Haji Ali's inner sanctum

Supreme 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.

Haji Ali Trust moves SC challenging Bombay HC order on allowing entry to women
Mumbai

Haji Ali Trust moves SC challenging Bombay HC order on allowing entry to women

Haji 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.

Grave issue: How an important technicality influenced the landmark Haji Ali ruling
Life

Grave issue: How an important technicality influenced the landmark Haji Ali ruling

Women were not allowed into the sanctum sanctorum of the Haji Ali Dargah as it is considered a 'sin' for them to visit graves. But here's the thing: the remains of Pir Haji Ali Shah were never interred at the spot, which means the Dargah could not be considered a tomb.

Sabarimala temple: #ReadyToWait campaigners and opponents must find common ground
India

Sabarimala temple: #ReadyToWait campaigners and opponents must find common ground

It’s frustrating that now that women have stepped forward to join this conversation about women’s entry to the Sabarimala temple, rather than have men decide this for them, they’re being written off and are writing each other off as women who can’t think for themselves.

A deeper reflection on the Haji Ali case: Is Sufism disappearing from the Indian Dargahs?
India

A deeper reflection on the Haji Ali case: Is Sufism disappearing from the Indian Dargahs?

Is Sufism dying out even at the Dargahs and Khanqahs (Sufi shrines), which imbibed an egalitarian tradition of inclusiveness?

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

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.

Haji Ali and Muslim women's fight for dargah entry is much more than just a gender issue
India

Haji Ali and Muslim women's fight for dargah entry is much more than just a gender issue

To view the victory of women activists, both Hindu and Muslim, in their fight for access to inner sanctum of places of worship as merely a fight for gender equality belittles the bigger message concealed within the development.

Salim Khan hails Bombay HC verdict allowing women in Haji Ali Dargah
Entertainment

Salim Khan hails Bombay HC verdict allowing women in Haji Ali Dargah

Superstar Salman Khan's father and veteran writer Salim Khan welcomed the Bombay HC verdict allowing entry of women in the Haji Ali Dargah.

Haji Ali Dargah ruling is path-breaking as court relied on Constitution, not Quran or Hadiths
India

Haji Ali Dargah ruling is path-breaking as court relied on Constitution, not Quran or Hadiths

The Bombay High Court's decision permitting women to enter the sanctum sanctorum of the Haji Ali Dargah is therefore a right step in the revolution of the Indian mind and will stir debate among the new generation of Muslim women.

Haji Ali Dargah case: Bombay HC judgement breaks male appropriation of religion
India

Haji Ali Dargah case: Bombay HC judgement breaks male appropriation of religion

Once again, the judiciary has stood up for women. The Bombay High Court judgment upholding the right of women devotees to go right up to the sanctum sanctorum of the city’s popular Haji Ali Dargah is a valuable enunciation of fundamental rights of women vis-a-vis the rules laid down by male custodians of religion.

Haji Ali Dargah judgment: Muslim women reclaim their original right to pray
India

Haji Ali Dargah judgment: Muslim women reclaim their original right to pray

After a spirited campaign that ultimately culminating in Friday's judgment, the Bharatiya Muslim Mahila Andolan has reclaimed what was always the right of women devotees of the dargah.

Haji Ali Dargah verdict: Women rights activists Trupti Desai, Bibi Khatoon hail HC decision
Mumbai

Haji Ali Dargah verdict: Women rights activists Trupti Desai, Bibi Khatoon hail HC decision

Elated after the Bombay High Court verdict allowing women's entry into the sanctum sanctorum of the Haji Ali Dargah in Mumbai, members of city-based Bhumata Ranragini Brigade led by Trupti Desai, who has been spearheading the fight for gender equality in all places of worship, have decided to visit the shrine this weekend.

Haji Ali Dargah: Bombay HC's landmark ruling is a step closer to an equal world
India

Haji Ali Dargah: Bombay HC's landmark ruling is a step closer to an equal world

Along with Trupti Desai and her group these citizens have decided to stand up and be counted for womens’ equality in religion.

Mumbai: Trupti Desai prays at Haji Ali Dargah, but not inner sanctum
Mumbai

Mumbai: Trupti Desai prays at Haji Ali Dargah, but not inner sanctum

Rights activist Trupti Desai on Thursday entered Mumbai's Haji Ali Dargah to offer prayers amid tight security.

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

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

Trupti Desai in Haji Ali Dargah but won't enter sanctum sanctorum
Mumbai

Trupti Desai in Haji Ali Dargah but won't enter sanctum sanctorum

Trupti Desai's plans to enter the Haji Ali Dargah in Mumbai has caught the unwanted attention of Haji Rafat Hussain