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PETA names chinchillas after Brangelina as wedding gift Aug 29, 2:25 pm
Washington, August 29 (ANI): PETA activists have named a pair of rescued chinchillas after Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt as a wedding.
New Delhi, Aug. 28 (ANI): Activist Teesta Setalvad and CPI (M) politburo member Brinda Karat today came down heavily on Trinamool Congress MLA Deepak Haldar's controversial comments on rape.
Youth Congress activists protest against Gowdas in Bangalore Aug 28, 1:46 pm
Bangalore, Aug. 28 (ANI) : Youth Congress activists staged a protest here on Thursday against Railway Minister Sadanand Gowda and his family in the wake of a case being filed against his son, Karthik. They demanded justice.
New Delhi/ Rohtak, Aug. 27 (ANI): Lawyer and women's rights activist Abha Singh today demanded the death penalty for Lokesh Dayal and his two associates, who are accused of driving two minor girls in Rohtak to commit suicide.
Ranchi, Aug.25 (ANI): Expressing anger over the case concerning national shooter Tara Sahdev, the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) activists staged a demonstration here on Monday and demanded the arrest of her husband.
Dhaka, Aug.25 (ANI): A Dhaka court indicted 147 leaders and activists of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party-led 18-party alliance (now 20-party), including then opposition chief Zainal Abdin Farroque in a case filed for assaulting police and blasting bombs near the BNP's Nayapaltan office during an anti-government movement in March last year.
Syria conflict: IS militants take hold of Taqba airbase Aug 25, 1:47 pm
London, Aug 25 (ANI): Islamic State (IS) militants in Syria have taken a major government airbase Taqba under their control in Raqqa province, said activists.
Jharkhand CM blames BJP for clash with JMM workers in Ranchi Aug 23, 6:31 pm
Dumka (Jharkhand), Aug 23 (ANI): Hours after clashes broke out between the ruling Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) activists at Ranchi's Birsa Munda Airport, Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren said here on Saturday that the ongoing controversy had been started by the ruling party at the Centre and will definitely escalate further.
Nirbhaya's parents express disappointment over Jaitley's comments Aug 22, 12:37 pm
New Delhi, Aug 22 (ANI): Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, who has been pilloried by various politicians and activists for calling the Delhi gangrape a "small incident of rape", today also faced heavy condemnation from Nirbhaya's parents.
Malala Yousafzai's mother learning to read and write Aug 22, 11:45 am
New York, Aug 22 (ANI): Tor Pekai Yousafzai, the mother of girls' education activist Malala Yousafzai, has started to read and write, and speaks a bit of English.
Imphal, Aug 20 (ANI): Human Rights activist Irom Sharmila Chanu broke down after she was today released from Jawaharlal Nehru Hospital in Imphal following the orders of a sessions court in Manipur.
Manipur sessions court orders Irom Sharmila Chanu's release Aug 19, 4:46 pm
New Delhi, Aug. 19 (ANI): A sessions court in Manipur has ordered the release of activist Irom Sharmila, who has been on a hunger strike for over a decade and is currently under house arrest.
Thousands take to streets to oppose pro-democracy Occupy Central movement in Hong Kong Aug 18, 1:54 pm
London, Aug 18 (ANI): Thousands of protestors have taken to the streets in Hong Kong to demonstrate their opposition to civil disobedience campaigns by a democratic activist group threatening mass civil disobedience.
2,520 PTI, PAT activists in 27 Punjab jails to remain imprisoned until further orders from govt Aug 17, 6:21 pm
Islamabad, Aug 17 (ANI): Nearly 2,520 office-bearers and activists of Pakistan Awami Tehreek and Tehreek-i-Insaf jailed in at least 27 jails of Punjab province are to remain there until further orders from the government.
Goa MLA has violated dignity of women: Annie Raja Aug 16, 2:56 pm
New Delhi, Aug. 16 (ANI): Reacting to Goa MLA Lavoo Mamledar's plans for creating a bikini beach in the state, women's rights activist Annie Raja said on Saturday that the former is violating the dignity of women.
CJI is worried that justice will come to an end: Abha Singh Aug 15, 5:28 pm
New Delhi, Aug 15, (ANI): Noted lawyer and women rights activist Abha Singh has said that Chief Justice of India (CJI) is insecure and worried that the judiciary will be controlled by the parliament and the politicians.
Kolkata, Aug. 15 (ANI): Woman rights activist Saswati Ghosh praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi's statement on the problem of female foeticide on Friday.
PTI, PTA activists marching towards Islamabad: Report Aug 15, 11:53 am
Islamabad/Lahore, Aug.15 (ANI): Activists of the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) and the Pakistani Awami Tehrik (PAT) are reportedly en route to national capital Islamabad to protest against alleged rigging in the 2013 general elections.
Chinese activist 'utterly destroyed' after three years of imprisonment, says Lawyer Aug 15, 11:25 am
London, Aug 15 (ANI): Prominent Chinese lawyer and activist, Gao Zhisheng's counsel has reportedly said that three years of imprisonment has 'utterly destroyed' him.
Islamabad braces up for proposed PTA and PTI-led 'Azadi' March Aug 14, 1:54 pm
Islamabad, Aug.14 (ANI): Pakistan capital Islamabad has reportedly braced itself for the proposed joint "Azadi March" by activists and supporters of the Imran Khan-led Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf party and Dr. Tahir-ul Qadri-led Pakistan Awami Tehrik.
Justin Bieber wants to support youth activist Malala's fund Aug 8, 10:45 am
Karachi, August 8 (ANI): Justin Bieber recently shared a screenshot of his Facetime chat with youth activist Malala Yousufzai and conveyed his wish to help her cause.
New Delhi, Aug. 7 (ANI): Criticizing Goa's Public Works Development Minister Sunil Dhavalikar's insistence on banning bikinis on beaches, Women rights activist Kavita Krishnan today said that he has no business to tell women what to wear.
Can Saif Ali Khan lose his Padma Award? Aug 7, 4:07 pm
New Delhi, Aug. 7 (ANI): Actor Saif Ali Khan looks to be in some sort of trouble over his Padma Shri award, following a complaint by RTI activist Subhash Aggarwal asking the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) to take back the award, as Khan has criminal cases pending against him
K T S Tulsi and NCW chairperson welcome amendment to Juvenile Act, Annie Raja opposes Aug 7, 1:15 pm
New Delhi, August 7 (ANI): Senior advocate K T S Tulsi and National Commission for Women (NCW) chairperson Mamta Sharma said on Thursday that the amendment to the Juvenile Act was a necessary step. However, women rights activist Annie Raja did not agree,said the amendment was an easy escape route for the government.
Lucknow, Aug.2 (ANI): Senior advocate and women's rights activist Abha Singh today condemned the Shiv Sena for its editorial on rape cases published in it's mouthpiece 'Saamna'.
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