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IPL spot fixing case: It's time for SC to convert observations into directions, says sports activist  Nov 24, 8:42 pm
New Delhi, Nov. 24 (ANI): With the Supreme Court lashing out at suspended Board Of Control for Cricket In India (BCCI) chief N. Srinivasan for conflict of interest and questioning whether he could own a team in the Indian Premier League (IPL), sports activist Rahul Mehra on Monday said its time that the apex court should now convert its observations into directions.
Social activists condemn Shaina NC for her gender remark on Mayawati  Nov 23, 6:02 pm
New Delhi, Nov. 23 (ANI): Social activists on Sunday condemned Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Shaina NC's unwarranted comment against Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati, saying her statement is anti-women and shameful.
Nepram labels attacks against north-eastern people as 'politically motivated'  Nov 20, 3:15 pm
New Delhi, Nov.20 (ANI): Expressing shock over the increasing attacks on the north-eastern people around the country, writer-activist Binalakshmi Nepram on Thursday claimed that such attacks were 'politically motivated'.
Amnesty releases software to track down spying programs used by governments  Nov 20, 2:39 pm
London, Nov 20 (ANI): Amnesty International has reportedly released a software program that can detect spying software used by governments to spy on their political opponents and monitor activists.
Nobel laureate Malala encourages children to fight for education in Peshawar  Nov 19, 5:08 pm
Johannesburg, Nov 19 (ANI): Pakistani activist Malala Yousufzai, the youngest ever Nobel Peace Prize winner, asked children in her homeland to stand up for their right to avail education.
Nobel Peace Prize winner Satyarthi celebrates Children's Day with slum kids  Nov 15, 6:34 am
New Delhi, Nov. 15 (ANI): Nobel peace prize winner and child rights activist Kailash Satyarthi celebrated Children's Day with slum children in New Delhi.
German Chancellor Merkel calls Malala Yousafzai 'identity of Pakistan'  Nov 12, 11:34 am
Karachi, Nov 12 (ANI): German Chancellor Angela Merkel called Malala Yousafzai, Nobel Peace Prize winner and education activist, "the identity of Pakistan".
PM Modi remembers Ranade, says no RSS member can match him in perfection  Nov 9, 1:50 pm
New Delhi, Nov. 9 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that no one in the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) can match the perfection of former leader and social activist Eknath Ranade.
Awami League supporters hail Bangladesh SC's verdict on convicted war criminal  Nov 4, 12:47 pm
Dhaka (Bangladesh), Nov. 4 (ANI): Supporters and activists of the ruling Awami League Party on Monday hailed Bangladesh Supreme Court's verdict of upholding the death penalty for Islamist leader Mohammad Kamaruzzaman, who had earlier been convicted for war crimes.
'Kiss of Love' activists detained by police in Kochi  Nov 2, 7:39 pm
Kochi, Nov 2 (ANI): The Kerala Police took the organizers of the 'Kiss of Love' event into 'preventive custody' here on Sunday to maintain law and order in the state.
Don't see us like militants: Irom Sharmila  Oct 31, 6:14 pm
New Delhi, Oct. 31 (ANI): Human rights activist and anti-AFSPA crusader Irom Sharmila, who is on a hunger strike for past 14 years protesting against alleged army atrocities, on Friday said that she was not a militant and only fighting for the right to live.
RTI activist to file PIL against UP police for remarks on rape  Oct 30, 3:24 pm
Meerut (Uttar Pradesh) Oct. 30 (ANI): Activist Lokesh Khurana on Thursday said that he will file a public interest litigation (PIL) against the Uttar Pradesh police after his Right to Information (RTI) query resulted in the latter making regrettable remarks on rape.
Kochi to organise 'Kiss of Love' campaign, non -violent protest against moral policing  Oct 30, 12:30 pm
Kochi, Oct. 30 (ANI): A group of youngsters will organize a non-violent protest 'Kiss of Love' on November 2, in the wake of an attack on a coffee shop by youth wing activists of ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
Black money row: 'Upset' Anna warns Centre of launching movement  Oct 29, 2:48 pm
Ralegan Siddhi, Oct. 29 (ANI): Extremely upset with the Centre's approach to bringing back black money stashed away in safe havens abroad, veteran social activist Anna Hazare on Wednesday issued a stern warning to the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA Government that he would launch a stir if the latter fails to deliver on its promise.
Protesters demanding Nizami's death gather at Dhaka's Shahbagh Square  Oct 29, 11:59 am
Dhaka, Oct.29 (ANI): Activists of the Gonojagoron Mancha (GJM) and other organisations have gathered at Dhaka's Shahbagh Square to demand capital punishment for war crimes accused and Jamaat-e-Islami chief Motiur Rahman Nizami.
Old ways of doing business cannot continue, says Kiran Bedi  Oct 27, 4:10 pm
New Delhi, Oct.27 (ANI): Former cop and social activist Kiran Bedi on Monday said that old ways of doing business cannot continue, and welcomed the NDA government's move to reveal names of persons parking their excessive funds in banks abroad.
Thousands attend Jamaat leader Ghulam Azam's funeral at Dhaka's Baitul Mokarram Mosque  Oct 25, 2:16 pm
Dhaka, Oct.25 (ANI): Hundreds of leaders and activists of the Jamaat-e-Islami and its front organisations attended the funeral of former war crimes convict and Jamaat chief Ghulam Azam at the Baitul Mokarram Naitonal Mosque here this afternoon.
Suspected SIMI activists arrested in Hyderabad  Oct 24, 7:19 pm
Hyderabad, Oct. 24 (ANI): Two suspected activists of the banned organisation Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) were arrested by the Hyderabad Police here on Friday.
South Sudan women considering denying sex to husbands in bid to end war  Oct 24, 12:26 pm
Johannesburg, Oct 27 (ANI): A group of women peace activists in civil war-torn South Sudan have suggested that women deny sex to their husbands until they stopped fighting.
Julia Roberts wants her kids to 'speak out' for what they 'believe in'  Oct 21, 2:15 pm
Washington, Oct 21 (ANI): Julia Roberts has recently revealed that she wants her kids to be honest and "speak out" for what they and their friends believe in, like the teenage gay rights activists she recently met at GLSEN's Respect Awards.
Anna should not doubt Govt.'s intention: BJP  Oct 18, 7:56 pm
New Delhi, Oct.18 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday asked veteran social activist Anna Hazare not to doubt the intention of Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government and said the Centre is doing its best to get back black money to the country.
India becoming safe haven for militants, says Bangladeshi activist  Oct 17, 4:35 pm
Dhaka, Oct.17 (ANI): Bangladeshi human rights activist and journalist Shahriar Kabir has said India is turning into a safe haven for militant groups, especially Jamaat-e-Islami.
NE students attack: Activists stage protest outside Vasant Vihar police station  Oct 17, 4:25 pm
New Delhi, Oct. 17 (ANI): Activists hailing from the Northeast protested outside the Vasant Vihar Police station on Friday over the recent attack on youths from Nagaland and Manipur.
Activist Medha Patkar protests in Bhopal against raising Narmada Dam height  Oct 17, 1:16 pm
Bhopal, Oct. 17 (ANI): Activist Medha Patkar and other protesters staged a protest here on Friday against the Gujarat Government for beginning the process of raising the height of the Narmada Dam.
Chennai activist Kalyana Raman alleges Nithyanand is guilty, disputes reports exonerating him  Oct 16, 1:59 pm
Chennai, Oct.16 (ANI): Reacting to reports appearing in the media that recent medical tests carried out on self-styled god man Nithyananda by a government-run hospital in southern India have shown that he is incapable of committing rape, R. Kalyana Raman, a former Bharatiya Janata Mazdoor Morcha national secretary and media face of the BJP in Tamil Nadu, has rejected the findings of the "so-called tests" and the media report based on them, and claimed that followers of Nithayananda are seeking "attention from the Sangh Pariwar to get a reprieve" for the self-styled god man.
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