As Eid is being celebrated across the country and the world, women in Lucknow were part of a historic act: that of offering prayers or namaaz inside the Aishbagh Eidgah, in a separate enclosure, for the first time.
The Bombay High Court is likely to pronounce on Tuesday its much-awaited verdict on a petition challenging the ban on women to the burial area of the saint inside the famous Haji Ali dargah here.
Activist Trupti Desai on Friday said that she suffered minor bruises while another fellow activist sustained head injury when they were allegedly attacked.
Rights activist Trupti Desai on Thursday entered Mumbai's Haji Ali Dargah to offer prayers amid tight security.
RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat has agreed to meet Bhumata Brigade president Trupti Desai who had sought an audience with him.
Trupti Desai who initially planned to enter the Dargah's sanctum sanctorum, changed her mind instead
Trupti Desai's plans to enter the Haji Ali Dargah in Mumbai has caught the unwanted attention of Haji Rafat Hussain
Trikal Bhavanta, the woman seer who entered a pit to take 'Samadhi' (embrace death) here on Tuesday to press her demand for right to women to take Shahi Snan during Simhastha Kumbh, was arrested
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.
Gender rights activist Trupti Desai on Friday visited the Trimbakeshwar temple and offered prayers inside the sanctum sanctorum of Trimbakeshwar
After entering Trimbakeshwar temple, Trupti Desai to lead movement for equal rights at Mumbai's Haji Ali on 28 April
Women on Thursday morning were permitted entry to the Trimbakeshwar temple here
After a campaign on the Shani Temple in Ahmednagar district, a similar movement has been launched to seek entry of women at the Haji Ali Dargah in the city.
From the Vatican to Maharashtra, anger is rising against even the smallest gains by feminists in the religious arena, and male appeasement is getting precedence over female empowerment.
The police have booked seven people, including five priests of Shri Mahalaxmi Temple here for assaulting Trupti Desai at the temple complex on April 13.
Trupti Desai took <em>darshan</em> of goddess Mahalaxmi by entering into sanctum sanctorum of the temple by defying the "dress code" prescribed by police, priests.
The Supreme Court is hearing a PIL filed by a lawyers' association seeking an end to the ban on entry of menstruating women in Sabarimala
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
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