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Activist Trupti Desai. (Videograb)

Activist Trupti Desai, on her way to Shirdi to remove temple notice, detained

Hindustan Times, Pune | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 10, 2020 04:16 PM IST
Workers of various political parties celebrated Trupti Desai’s detention by bursting crackers.
Desai, who arrived in the Kochi airport early morning today, was accompanied by Bindu Ammini, one of the two women who for the first time made it to the temple last year.((HT FILE Photo))
Desai, who arrived in the Kochi airport early morning today, was accompanied by Bindu Ammini, one of the two women who for the first time made it to the temple last year.((HT FILE Photo))

News updates from Hindustan Times at 9 am: Activist Trupti Desai on her way to Sabarimala, plans to move court if entry is blocked and all the latest news

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 26, 2019 08:46 AM IST
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Bindu Ammini, one of the two women who had managed to enter Kerala’s Sabarimala temple in January, was on Monday attacked with chili powder.(Screengrab from the video)
Bindu Ammini, one of the two women who had managed to enter Kerala’s Sabarimala temple in January, was on Monday attacked with chili powder.(Screengrab from the video)

Activist who visited Sabarimala in Jan attacked with chili powder on way to shrine

Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram | By Ramesh Babu
UPDATED ON JUL 29, 2020 04:10 PM IST
Bindu Ammini and Trupti Desai had come at the Kochi Police commissioner’s office to seek security for their visit to the Sabarimala temple in Pathanamthitta district.
Bindu Ammini, 42, and Kanaka Durga, 44, are escorted by police after they attempted to enter the Sabarimala temple in Pathanamthitta in Kerala on December 24, 2018. Picture taken on December 24, 2018.(Reuters)
Bindu Ammini, 42, and Kanaka Durga, 44, are escorted by police after they attempted to enter the Sabarimala temple in Pathanamthitta in Kerala on December 24, 2018. Picture taken on December 24, 2018.(Reuters)

Not our job to take women to Sabarimala: Kerala minister Kadakampally Surendran

Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram | By Ramesh Babu
UPDATED ON NOV 16, 2019 02:01 AM IST
State temple affairs minister Kadakampally Surendran said the government will not give protection to women activists and they should get a court order if they still wanted to visit the shrine.
File photo of Trupti Desai, Gender equality activist.(Arijit Sen/HT File)
File photo of Trupti Desai, Gender equality activist.(Arijit Sen/HT File)

Sabarimala temple entry is victory of women’s rights, says Pune-based activist Trupti Desai

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Parth Welankar
UPDATED ON JAN 03, 2019 06:37 PM IST
Desai said she congratulates and salutes the two brave women who used “guerrilla techniques” to enter the temple. They did this at a huge risk to their lives; however, their determination to end inequality in society has set an example for others to follow, Desai said.
Women’s rights activist Trupti Desai, who went back home after a 14-hour standoff with protesters who refused to let her proceed to the Sabarimala temple, said she will visit the temple unannounced.(ANI)
Women’s rights activist Trupti Desai, who went back home after a 14-hour standoff with protesters who refused to let her proceed to the Sabarimala temple, said she will visit the temple unannounced.(ANI)

Forced to leave amid protests, Trupti Desai to visit Sabarimala unannounced

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 17, 2018 02:14 PM IST
Trupti Desai had stayed put at the Kochi airport for about 14 hours after landing from Pune at around 5 am with six young women en route to the Sabarimala temple.
Sabarimala temple became a flashpoint after battles erupted the first time women attempted to enter it following the historic Supreme Court ruling allowing women of all ages to enter the shrine.(PTI)
Sabarimala temple became a flashpoint after battles erupted the first time women attempted to enter it following the historic Supreme Court ruling allowing women of all ages to enter the shrine.(PTI)

Sabarimala temple turned into fortress for new gender battle

Pamba | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON NOV 16, 2018 05:15 PM IST
Sabarimala temple became a flashpoint after battles erupted the first time women attempted to enter it following the historic Supreme Court ruling allowing women of all ages to enter the shrine.
(ANI Photo)
(ANI Photo)

Sabarimala protests Live updates: Activist Trupti Desai, agrees to return to Mumbai after 13-hour standoff at Kochi airport

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 17, 2018 07:31 PM IST

Women’s rights activist Trupti Desai, who arrived in Kerala’s Kochi early on Friday to visit the Sabarimala temple, has agreed to return to Mumbai after a 13-hour long standoff. She was earlier blocked by angry protesters who laid a siege to the airport.Desai, who arrived in Indigo flight from Pune at 5 am, was not allowed to come out of the airport. Protesters lay on the road asking the police to take her over their bodies as tension gripped the area.:

Trupti Desai, a women's rights activist, waves from inside the Cochin International Airport at Kochi on Friday.(REUTERS)
Trupti Desai, a women's rights activist, waves from inside the Cochin International Airport at Kochi on Friday.(REUTERS)

Will come back to Sabarimala, says activist Trupti Desai as she returns home for now

Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram | By Ramesh Babu
UPDATED ON NOV 16, 2018 08:38 PM IST
Trupti has decided to go back after a 13-hour standoff at the Kochi airport with devotee-protesters who refused to let her proceed to the Sabarimala temple, which opened for a 64-day pilgrimage on Friday.
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