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Mumbai police detain Desai, other activists  Apr 28, 9:39 pm
Mumbai, Apr. 28 (ANI): The Mumbai Police detained Bhumata Brigade chief Trupti Desai and other women activists to stop their march to the residence of Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis this evening.
Haji Ali row: Trupti Desai now receives threat from AIMIM  Apr 28, 1:14 pm
Mumbai, Apr. 28 (ANI): AIMIM's Haji Rafat Hussain on Thursday threatened to smear black ink on activist Trupti Desai if she attempts to enter Mumbai's Haji Ali Dargah.
Haji Ali row: Desai invokes Bollywood Khans for support  Apr 28, 9:06 am
Pune, Apr.28 (ANI): Set to enter Mumbai's Haji Ali Dargah to break the gender barrier disallowing women's entry, Bhumata Brigade activist Trupti Desai on Thursday asked Bollywood actors Shahrukh Khan, Salman Khan and Aamir Khan to lend support to their cause, which is aimed at eradicating differential treatment meted out to women at religious places.
Leading gay rights activist 'hacked to death' in Bangladesh  Apr 25, 9:59 pm
Dhaka (Bangladesh), Apr. 25 (ANI): A leading gay rights activist was among two people hacked to death on Monday at an apartment in Bangladesh capital Dhaka.
Islami Chhatra Shibir activist held over RU professor's killing in Dhaka  Apr 24, 5:17 pm
Dhaka, Apr.24 (ANI): An alleged activist of Islami Chhatra Shibir was detained in Bangladesh in connection with the murder of Rajshahi University professor AFM Rezaul Karim Siddiquee.
Bhullar's parole a right step in the right direction: H.S. Phoolka  Apr 23, 11:15 pm
New Delhi, Apr.23 (ANI): Senior advocate and activist H.S. Phoolka on Saturday welcomed the parole granted to 1993 Delhi blast accused Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar, describing it as a 'right step in the right direction'.
Minorities not safe in Pakistan: Defence expert  Apr 23, 6:14 pm
New Delhi, Apr.23 (ANI): Defence expert P.K. Sehgal on Saturday expressed concern over the safety of minorities in Pakistan after leading Sikh activist and former president of the Pakistan Sikh Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee (PSGPC), Dr. Swaran Singh, was shot dead by unidentified attackers in northwest Pakistan, and urged the Sikh community to move out of Khyber Pakhtunwala province, where the attacks against the minorities is on the rise.
Trupti Desai offers prayers at Trimbakeshwar temple  Apr 22, 8:28 am
Nashik (Maharashtra), Apr.22 (ANI): Bhumata Brigade chief Trupti Desai, along with other women activists, offered prayers at the inner sanctum of the Nashik's Trimbakeshwar temple, where the entry of women in the sanctum sanctorum was prohibited for ages.
After Shani Shingnapur victory, Trupti Desai to head for Trimbakeshwar temple  Apr 21, 2:06 pm
Pune, Apr. 21 (ANI): With women finally being allowed to enter the inner sanctum of the Trimbakeshwar temple in Nashik, Bhumata Brigade activist Trupti Desai said on Thursday that she will also offers prayers at the temple tomorrow and asserted that she was unfazed by the threat of protestors and will continue her struggle of equality for women at places of worship.
Trupati Desai march to Mahalaxmi Temple halted  Apr 13, 7:02 pm
Kolhapur (Maharashtra), Apr. 13 (ANI): Bhumata Brigade activist Trupti Desai, along with other women activists, was detained by police near Tara Rani Chowk when they were on their way to Mahalaxmi Temple to offer prayers at the sanctum sanctorum.
US says can consider giving 'humanitarian parole' to Bangladeshi bloggers, secular activists  Apr 12, 3:26 pm
Washington, Apr.12 (ANI): In view of the recent attacks and killings of bloggers and secular activists in Bangladesh , the United States has said it can consider pleas for what it called "humanitarian parole" routed through the Department of Homeland Security.
Desai vows to continue fight against gender bias at temples  Apr 9, 9:00 am
Ahmednagar (Maharashtra), April.9 (ANI): A day after breaking the age-old tradition that prohibited women from entering the sanctum sanctorum of Shani Shingnapur temple in Maharashtra, Bhumata Brigade activist Trupti Desai on Saturday vowed take her fight against the gender bias at temples to next level by launching an agitation seeking entry for women at the Mahalakshmi temple in Kohlapur.
UN urges Bangladesh to protect secular activists  Apr 8, 6:09 pm
Dhaka, Apr.8 (ANI): United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, has urged the Bangladesh Government to take urgent, concerted measures to ensure the protection of all those being threatened by extremists 'operating in the country'.
Trupti Desai says 'victory for women power' as Shani Shingnapur temple lifts ban  Apr 8, 3:29 pm
Pune (Maharashtra), Apr.8 (ANI): Bhumata Brigade activist Trupti Desai on Friday welcomed the decision of the Shani Shingnapur trust to allow females to enter the inner sanctum of the temple and offer their prayers and said that it was a victory for women power.
Activists on cloud nine as Shani Shingnapur temple allows women entry  Apr 8, 2:50 pm
Jaipur/Mumbai, Apr.8 (ANI): The women activists on Friday welcomed the decision of the Shani Shingnapur temple to allow females to enter the inner sanctum of the temple and offer their prayers, saying it was a historic day and would create an atmosphere of gender equality in the society.
RTI activist against holding of IPL in K'taka, questions PM's silence  Apr 8, 1:11 pm
Bengaluru (Karnataka), Apr.7 (ANI): Social worker and RTI activist Narsimha Murthy on Friday supported the Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking shifting of IPL matches out of Karnataka, saying it is not right to play with the lives of the people for filling the pockets of a bunch of people.
Secular activist killed for criticizing Islamism in Bangladesh  Apr 7, 1:49 pm
Dhaka, April.7 (ANI): In the latest in a series of killings of secular activists and bloggers in the country, Bangladeshi law student Nazimuddin Samad, who had posted against Islamism on his Facebook page, was murdered yesterday.
17 Pak prisoners in Indian jails awaiting repatriation for years  Apr 6, 1:22 pm
Karachi, Apr.6 (ANI): Litigation over the fate of 189 Pakistani prisoners reportedly languishing in Indian penitentiaries took a new turn when a human rights activist submitted in the Sindh High Court a list of 17 prisoners waiting for their repatriation.
Ban on Leonardo DiCaprio's Indonesia visit after Rain Forests comment?  Apr 4, 2:40 pm
Washington D.C., April 4 (ANI): Seems doors of Indonesia have been closed for Leonardo DiCaprio permenantly.
Women's protest at Shani Temple 'disgraceful': Swamy  Apr 3, 12:28 pm
New Delhi, April 3 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Sunday lashed out at the 'disgraceful' storming of the inner sanctum of the Shani Shingnapur temple in Ahmednagar district of Maharashtra by women activists, saying there was nothing democratic about it.
Mandela's fellow ANC activist asks South African Prez to step down  Apr 3, 1:24 am
London, Apr.3 (ANI): South African President Jacob Zuma has been asked by an anti-apartheid activist to step down after the country's highest court ruled that the leader had acted dishonestly over state spending on his private mansion.
Shani Temple row: Law and order must not be disturbed for 'publicity', says Fadnavis  Apr 3, 1:01 am
Mumbai, Apr. 3 (ANI): In a veiled criticism on the Bhumata Ranragini Brigade activists led by Trupti Desai, who were detained today as they attempted to enter the premises of the Shani Shinganapur temple, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said that no one must disturb the law and order situation for mere publicity but also added that there was no place for discrimination in Hindu culture.
Desai, other activists detained for disrupting public order at Shani Shinganapur  Apr 2, 7:22 pm
Ahmednagar, Apr. 2 (ANI): The police on Saturday detained Bhumata Ranragini Brigade activists led by Trupti Desai after they attempted to enter the premises of the Shani Shinganapur temple in Maharashtra's Ahmednagar District.
Mahila Congress, DWC tell Maharashtra CM to ensure women's right of worship  Apr 2, 4:51 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 2 (ANI): As activists of the Bhumata Ranragini Brigade led by Trupti Desai were on Saturday afternoon stopped by locals and the temple trust authorities from entering Shani Shinganapur temple in Maharashtra's Ahmednagar District, All
Bhumata activists stopped from entering Shani Shinganapur temple  Apr 2, 3:47 pm
Ahmednagar, Apr. 2 (ANI): Activists of Bhumata Ranragini Brigade led by Trupti Desai on Saturday afternoon stormed the premises of Shani Shinganapur temple in Maharashtra's Ahmednagar District, but were stopped by locals and the temple trust authorit