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Muslim women offer prayers for the first time in Lucknow's Aishbagh Eidgah
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Muslim women offer prayers for the first time in Lucknow's Aishbagh Eidgah

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.

Haji Ali Sabke Liye: Bombay HC likely to pronounce verdict on Tuesday
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Haji Ali Sabke Liye: Bombay HC likely to pronounce verdict on Tuesday

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.

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.

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

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

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

Woman seer seeking right to Shahi Snan arrested in Ujjain
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Woman seer seeking right to Shahi Snan arrested in Ujjain

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

Trupti Desai now wants RSS to admit women
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Trupti Desai now wants RSS to admit women

The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) must allow women to become its members, Trupti Desai, who has been leading a campaign for women's right to worship in temples, said on Monday.

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.

Trupti Desai, other women activists offer prayers at Trimbakeshwar temple's inner sanctorum
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Trupti Desai, other women activists offer prayers at Trimbakeshwar temple's inner sanctorum

Gender rights activist Trupti Desai on Friday visited the Trimbakeshwar temple and offered prayers inside the sanctum sanctorum of Trimbakeshwar

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

'Haji Ali sabke liye': NGOs, activists come together to seek women's entry at dargah
Mumbai

'Haji Ali sabke liye': NGOs, activists come together to seek women's entry at dargah

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.

Male Appeasement: Why I’m wary of celebrating Shani Shingnapur and the Pope
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Male Appeasement: Why I’m wary of celebrating Shani Shingnapur and the Pope

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.

Five Mahalaxmi temple priests booked for assaulting activist Trupti Desai
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Five Mahalaxmi temple priests booked for assaulting activist Trupti Desai

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 defies 'dress code' for darshan; scuffle breaks out at Kolhapur temple
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Trupti Desai defies 'dress code' for darshan; scuffle breaks out at Kolhapur temple

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.

Sabarimala: Supreme Court asks if menstruation can be 'guiding factor' in denying women entry
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Sabarimala: Supreme Court asks if menstruation can be 'guiding factor' in denying women entry

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
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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