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Mumbai: 'Clerics to decide on women's entry in Haji Ali'

Ruling out intervention by Maharashtra government on the issue of entry of women in restricted area of Haji Ali shrine, state Minority Development Minister Arif Nadeem Khan on Thursday said the......

Mumbai's Haji Ali dargah bars women in tomb area

Mumbai's iconic and religious shrine Haji Ali dargah has barred women from entering the sanctum sanctorum housing the tomb of the 15th century Sufi saint, a decision that has sparked condemnation.......

'Haji Ali ban should not DEMONISE Islam further'

The decision by the authorities of Mumbai's iconic Haji Ali dargah -- to bar the entry of  women into the tomb area – has drawn widespread condemnation. Authorities have decided that......

Rahul kicks off Lok Sabha polls campaign in UP

Formally kicking off his party's campaign for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections in Uttar Pradesh, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Friday paid obeisance at the dargah of renowned sufi saint......

What could Zardari's mannat at Ajmer Sharif be?'s Tahir Ali reads behind the lines on Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari's private pilgrimage to Ajmer Sharif and analyses the decline of Sufism in PakistanQuestions have been raised......

Why the Rs 322-crore/km Mumbai highway may be a 'disaster'

Govt says coastal road is meant to decongest Mumbai, experts believe it would be counter-productive At a public meeting convened by the Mumbai Waterfronts Centre (MWC) on June 24, the Dutch Consul......

PIX: Emraan Hashmi visits Mumbai's Haji Ali

A day before the release of his new film, Ek Thi Daayan, Emraan Hashmi visited Mumbai's famous landmark, the Haji Ali Dargah. Haji Ali houses a mosque as well as a tomb, and is located on an islet,......

Priyanka Chopra gets emotional

Here's what your favourite Bollywood stars are tweeting.   Priyanka Chopra got emotional on Twitter, as her father Dr Ashok Chopra is not keeping well and asked her fans to wish him a speedy......

Vote! Bollywood's best sufi songs

In the earliest Bollywood movies, Sufism was represented in the form of qawwali which in turn made its way from dargahs (shrines). Mixing it with pop influences, Hindi movies began using......

Akhtar has signed up for IPL: Modi

Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar, who is on a brief visit to Mumbai, has already signed up for the Indian Premier League and is available to go under the hammer at the players' auction on......
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Allow women inside through separate entry, HC asks Haji Ali Dargah Trust again

Two women have challenged the ban on women's entry into the Haji Ali Dargah, which was previously not there. The Bombay High Court Wednesday... ...

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