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Tuesday, December 01, 2020

Haji Ali Dargah


To reduce burden on dumping grounds, BMC plans waste-to-energy plant near Haji Ali

July 14, 2019 10:08 am

The proposed plant, civic officials said, will be spread over 2,000 square feet and be able to treat at least one metric tonne waste per day.

Mumbai: Haji Ali coastal buffer increased, worried residents move court

November 08, 2018 8:30 am

With the final published Coastal Zone Management Plan marking the Haji Ali coastline as ‘sea’, the buffer zone where no construction is permitted will be up to 500 meters from the high tide line.

Haji Ali: Two years on, women entering inner sanctum freely

October 19, 2018 2:55 am

The Haji Ali Dargah Trust, which initially resisted women’s entry after a ban was put in place in 2011-12 and which filed an appeal before the Supreme Court, conceded in October 2016 that women can enter the sanctum.

Supreme Court seeks beautification plan for Haji Ali, orders for execution by year end

August 14, 2017 8:07 pm

Earlier, the apex court had given the last opportunity to the Maharashtra government to remove squatters from the 908 square metre area earmarked in the High Court order and warned that non-compliance would follow serious consequences.

Supreme Court to hear Haji Ali Dargah trust case today

August 14, 2017 7:53 am

A bench of the apex court headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) Jagdish Singh Khehar passed the interim order after hearing a plea filed by the petitioner, Haji Ali dargah trust which told the court that the encroachment portion should be removed.

SC seeks report from Maharashtra on removal of squatters near Haji Ali dargah

July 28, 2017 8:29 pm

The state government, which was earlier asked to take a decision on the plea for regularisation of the Kinara mosque located near the Haji Ali shrine, sought three months time for taking a decision. Some portion of the mosque is allegedly on the encroached land.

And now Haji Ali… how 2016 has many wins against regressive patriarchal restrictions

November 29, 2016 7:54 pm

A woman in her reproductive prime has long been under fire of religion and culture for her inherent physical 'impurity' and capacity to distract and 'pollute' men, just by the virtue of her existence.

Trupti Desai offers prayers at Haji Ali, says this is a fight for gender equality

May 13, 2016 12:59 am

Says Bhumata Brigade will launch ‘aggressive agitation’ in 15 days if trustees do not relent on equal access to women.

We must resist attempts to communalise Shani Shingnapur, Haji Ali dargah issues

May 09, 2016 12:26 pm

Those committed to gender parity are hoping for early verdicts from the Bombay High Court and the Supreme Court

AIMIM leader threatens to smear black ink on activist Trupti Desai if she enters Haji Ali Dargah

April 28, 2016 1:07 pm

Senior Shiv Sena leader Haji Arafat Shaikh had threatened last week to welcome her with slippers if she entered the dargah.