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SC verdict on Sabarimala temple is a win for those who believe in Lord Ayyappa, but question the system
India

SC verdict on Sabarimala temple is a win for those who believe in Lord Ayyappa, but question the system

The Supreme Court has said that the bare feet of ladies log can now enter Sabarimala, now trudge up those 18 steps, see the light of the Makara Villak if they wish.

ICC Women's World Cup 2017: India's stellar run to final is 'Trupti Desai' moment for BCCI
First Cricket News

ICC Women's World Cup 2017: India's stellar run to final is 'Trupti Desai' moment for BCCI

The Indian women, by making the World Cup final, have shown that the BCCI need to provide better infrastructure and training to promote women's cricket in India.

Trupti Desai booked under SC/ST Act for allegedly assaulting doctor
India

Trupti Desai booked under SC/ST Act for allegedly assaulting doctor

Women rights activist Trupti Desai was Thursday booked under the Prevention of Atrocities Act for allegedly assaulting a 33-year-old 'former member' of her organisation

Gender rights activist Trupti Desai to launch campaign for liquor-free Maharashtra
India

Gender rights activist Trupti Desai to launch campaign for liquor-free Maharashtra

Bhoomata Brigade chief and gender rights activist Trupti Desai, who shot to fame for spearheading the agitation seeking parity to women over their restricted entry into places of worship, has now announced to launch a new campaign for a liquor-free Maharashtra.

Sabarimala shrine set for showdown: Temple authorities say they won't break with tradition
India

Sabarimala shrine set for showdown: Temple authorities say they won't break with tradition

In the backdrop of woman activist Trupti Desai's plan to enter the famous hill shrine of Lord Ayappa at Sabariamala later this month, the Travancore Devaswom Board said it would not break with tradition and customs

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

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.

First Lady: Trupti Desai tells us why she wants to remain an activist all her life
India

First Lady: Trupti Desai tells us why she wants to remain an activist all her life

This week on First Lady, host Meghna Pant interviewed gender equality activist and founder of Bhumata Brigade — Trupti Desai.

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

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

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.

Bigg Boss 10: Salman Khan sneaks in first look of the house; KRK reveals contestants
Bigg Boss Season 10

Bigg Boss 10: Salman Khan sneaks in first look of the house; KRK reveals contestants

Salman Khan gave us the first look at the house and KRK revealed names like Gaurav Chopra, Bani J and Karan Mehra.

Bigg Boss 10 will be on air from 16 October; here's who will be part of the show
Bigg Boss Season 10

Bigg Boss 10 will be on air from 16 October; here's who will be part of the show

Bigg Boss fans have reason to rejoice as the next season will be going on air from 16 October and, Salman Khan will be once again playing the host.

Trupti Desai, face of right to pray movement will take women's rights to reality show Bigg Boss
India

Trupti Desai, face of right to pray movement will take women's rights to reality show Bigg Boss

Trupti Desai, an Indian gender equality activist and founder of Bhumata Brigade (Mumbai-based social activist organisation) is slated to participate in Bigg Boss Season 10.

Sabarimala and the right to worship: We need a better solution than forced temple entry
Life

Sabarimala and the right to worship: We need a better solution than forced temple entry

In a situation like Sabarimala's, there has to be a nuanced argument and a properly worked out solution. Forced temple entry can never result in a proper solution.

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

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
India

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
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 Dargah ruling: 'Women bending to pray may show breasts,' fear trustees
India

Haji Ali Dargah ruling: 'Women bending to pray may show breasts,' fear trustees

A 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.

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.

Trupti Desai thrashes man near Pune who 'raped' woman, refused to marry her
India

Trupti Desai thrashes man near Pune who 'raped' woman, refused to marry her

Rights activist and Bhumata Brigade president Trupti Desai said that she thrashed a 25-year-old man at Shikrapur village for allegedly raping a girl under the pretext of marriage