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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Pak Nobel Laureate Malala makes it to Time's annual list of most influential teenagers Oct 14, 12:47 pm
Karachi, Oct 14 (ANI): Pakistani Nobel Prize winner and education activist Malala Yousafzai has made it to Time's annual list of most influential teenagers among other entertainers, daughters of U.S. President Barack Obama and a girl baseball player.
Melbourne, Oct 12 (ANI): Naomi Campbell mistakenly called Malala Yousafzai "malaria" on Instagram while congratulating the Pakistani activist on winning Nobel Peace Prize.
Kailash Satyarthi dedicates Nobel prize to fellow citizens Oct 11, 2:22 pm
New Delhi, Oct. 11 (ANI): Child rights activist Kailash Satyarthi, who jointly won the Nobel Prize yesterday along with Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai, has dedicated his award to the people of India and called on everyone to fight the scourge of child labour.
London, Oct. 10 (ANI): The winner of the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize and child education activist Malala Yousafzai on Friday vowed to continue to work for children's education and stated that she would work along with her co-winner Kailash Satyarthi to that goal.
New Delhi, Oct. 10 (ANI): Renowned child rights activist Kailash Satyarthi's daughter Asmita on Friday said that her father won the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize, which was real recognition for what he has been doing from past 30-35 years.
New Delhi, Oct. 10 (ANI): Former IPS officer turned social activist Kiren Bedi on Friday commended children's rights activist Kailash Satyarthi and Pakistani child education activist Malala Yousafzai for winning the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize.
PM Modi congratulates Satyarthi, Malala for winning Nobel Prize Oct 10, 5:44 pm
New Delhi, Oct. 10 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday extended his congratulations to child's rights activist Kailash Satyarthi and Pakistani child education activist Malala Yousafzai for winning the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize.
Kailash Satyarthi has made India proud: Ravi Shankar Prasad Oct 10, 5:10 pm
New Delhi, Oct. 10 (ANI): Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Friday said it is a great moment for the country that an Indian Kailash Satyarthi has been awarded with the Nobel Peace Prize, and added that the noted child rights activist has made the nation proud.
Prez congratulates Satyarthi for winning Nobel Peace Prize Oct 10, 4:44 pm
New Delhi, Oct. 10 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday extended his congratulations to children's rights activist Kailash Satyarthi, who has been awarded the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize for his work to abolish child labour in the country.
Phoolka congratulates Satyarthi on winning Nobel Peace Prize Oct 10, 4:31 pm
New Delhi, Oct. 10 (ANI): Senior advocate and counsel of NGO Bachpan Bachao Andolan, H. S. Phoolka, on Friday congratulated child rights activist Kailash Satyarthi on winning the Nobel Peace Prize and said it is a great achievement.
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