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Plea in Delhi HC seeks entry of women in Nizamuddin Dargah, hearing next week likely

December 07, 2018 1:28 pm

The PIL was filed by female law students from Pune based on a notice put up outside the Dargah -- a shrine built over the grave of a religious figure -- restricting women to enter.

My right to enter the sanctum

May 02, 2016 12:54 am

We have little doubt that we will be able to break these wrong traditions and set in motion a new era where women in this country will enter places of worship with their heads held high, not as second-class citizens.

Maharashtra govt favours entry of women to Haji Ali

February 10, 2016 12:37 am

Discrimination on the grounds of sex has to go, High Court said.


First woman climbs Kerala peak that women were banned from

June 22, 2020 6:05 pm

Dhanya Sanal became the first woman to climb the Agasthyakoodam peak in Kerala on Tuesday after the High Court recently lifted a restriction on women undertaking the annual trek.

Shani Shingnapur Temple controversy: 1,000 women to visit shrine

January 25, 2016 12:01 pm

Pune, Jan 25 (ANI): Women activist Trupti Desai on Monday said on Republic Day, around 1,000 women will go to the Shani Shingnapur Temple in Maharashtra. The sacred platform has been reportedly out of bounds for women as per centuries-old tradition. Desai added that it is a fight of women's self respect and will continue the fight for justice. Raising a question, she said when a man visits the temple then there is no problem, but when a woman goes it becomes unsacred? The prohibition of women entry has prompted lot of ruckus in recent days.

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Video shows author Salman Rushdie being attacked on stage

August 12, 2022 10:56:47 pm

Rushdie was taken by helicopter to a hospital, state police said. His condition is not known yet.

Woman falls into river in Madhya Pradesh, rescued 16 km downstream after 15 hours

August 12, 2022 10:56:34 pm

According to Sub-Divisional Officer of Police (SDOP), Manoj Mishra, “It seems that in an effort to catch the bag, Sonam fell into the river as the motorcycle skid.” Her brother Kallu tried to follow her on his motorcycle but lost her trail after about a kilometre.

Salman Rushdie stabbed in neck at an event in New York — Key developments

Updated: August 12, 2022 11:13:04 pm

An Associated Press reporter witnessed a man confront Salman Rushdie on stage at the Chautauqua Institution and punch or stab him 10 to 15 times as he was being introduced.

Who is Salman Rushdie?

Updated: August 12, 2022 11:13:53 pm

Salman Rushdie, an Indian-born novelist, gained prominence with his 1981 novel 'Midnight's Chidren', which was awarded the Booker Prize -- world's most prestigious literary award -- the same year.

No Indian player can play or mentor any team in overseas T20 leagues: BCCI

Updated: August 12, 2022 10:39:22 pm

The UAE T20 league already boasted five out of the six franchises with Indian owners, three of which have teams in the IPL. Mumbai Indians, Delhi Capitals and Kolkata Knight Riders have invested in UAE T20 League.

Gujarat this week: A bulk book sale, talk on Persian plurality and much more

August 12, 2022 10:31:43 pm

Celebrate this Independence Day with a 25-kilometre community cycle ride.

Ganesh Chaturthi: Indian Railways announces 14 special trains

August 12, 2022 10:14:03 pm

Ganesh Chaturthi will be celebrated on August 31.

Mumbai reports over 800 Covid-19 cases second time this month

August 12, 2022 10:11:26 pm

According to doctors, as cases of seasonal influenza and mosquito-borne diseases are on a rise, which share symptoms similar to Covid-19, more patients are getting tested on time out of concern.

Author Salman Rushdie attacked on lecture stage in New York

Updated: August 12, 2022 11:12:10 pm

Rushdie was taken by helicopter to a hospital, state police said. His condition was not immediately known.

Explained: Why 1947 Boundary Commission awards for Punjab, Bengal irked India

Updated: August 12, 2022 10:05:31 pm

Documents accessed from National Archives of India reveal that the then Law minister of India, B R Ambedkar, and Minister of Industry and Supply, Syama Prasad Mukherjee, proposed to take the matter of the Chittagong Hill Tracts to the UN (the UNO).