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Anna Hazare announces support for OROP  Jul 6, 10:06 pm
New Delhi, July 6 (ANI): Social activist Anna Hazare has announced his support for the One Rank One Pension (OROP) Scheme.
St Stephen's row: Thampu's role should be investigated, demands women's rights activist  Jul 6, 10:19 am
New Delhi, July 6 (ANI): Women's rights activist Jagmati Sangwan on Monday demanded a probe to investigate the role of St. Stephen's College principal Valson Thampu's alleged role in shielding a professor accused of sexual harassment.
UN calls for 'immediate release' of British activist jailed in Ethiopia  Jul 5, 3:22 pm
London, July 5 (ANI): The United Nations (UN) has called for the immediate release of an Ethiopian-British citizen being held on death row in Ethiopia for more than a year, a case which campaigners have claimed exposes Britain's poor diplomacy.
Chief Justice of MP should take strong position on Vyapam scam, says Medha Patkar  Jul 5, 12:01 pm
Chennai, July 5 (ANI): Social activist Medha Patkar on Sunday said that the Chief Justice of Madhya Pradesh should take a strong position and look into the 'unprecedented' number of deaths linked with the Vyapam scam.
St. Stephen`s sexual assault case: Women`s activist calls for strict action against accused  Jul 3, 9:58 am
New Delhi, July 3 (ANI): All India Democratic Women's Association (AIDWA) leader Jagmati Sangwan on Friday called for strict action to be taken against St. Stephen's College professor Satish Kumar, who is accused of sexually assaulting a woman student, and accused the principal of the institute, Valson Thampu, of protecting the teacher.
In a first, ISIS beheads two women in Syria  Jun 30, 1:23 pm
Beirut, June 30 (ANI): The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has reportedly beheaded two women in Syria in the first instance of its kind, activists said.
BJP MLAs busy in collecting funds spent during Maharashtra Assembly polls: Anjali Damania   Jun 30, 10:20 am
Mumbai, June 30 (ANI): Former Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and activist Anjali Damania on Tuesday criticized Maharashtra Education Minister Vinod Tawde for awarding contracts without proper tenders and said that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLAs have off late been busy in collecting the funds spent during the assembly polls.
Vasundhara Raje should be sacked or dismissed: RTI activist  Jun 29, 11:31 am
New Delhi, June 29 (ANI): RTI activist Subhash Agarwal on Monday said Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje's role in connection with the controversy surrounding former IPL boss Lalit Modi is not only immoral and unethical but anti-national.
'LGBT activist' Sir Ian McKellen feels 'great relief' at SC legalisation of gay marriages  Jun 27, 11:28 am
Washington DC, June 26 (ANI): Sir Ian McKellen has admitted that Supreme Court's decision to legalise gay marriages in the US is a great relief.
RK Nagar bypolls: Jayalalithaa's competitor says 'zero security' at polling booths  Jun 27, 10:22 am
Chennai, June 27 (ANI): Anti-graft activist 'Traffic Ramaswamy', who is up against Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa in the RK Nagar bypolls, on Saturday alleged that there was 'zero security' in the polling booths.
MHA orders CBI probe against activist Teesta Setalvad  Jun 26, 6:02 pm
New Delhi, June 26 (ANI): The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Friday asked the CBI to probe against social activist Teesta Setalvad for violation of the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA).
Drug mafia will be curbed, assures Kerala Home Minister  Jun 26, 1:33 pm
Trivandrum, June 26 (ANI): Following the brutal attack on a social activist in Kerala, state Home Minister Ramesh Chennithala on Friday said the drug mafia won't be allowed to expand their area of operation.
Kerala activist working against drug mafia brutally attacked   Jun 26, 9:55 am
Kochi, June 26 (ANI): An activist in Kerala who was trying to expose the state's drug mafia has been left battered in a hospital following a brutal attack by a group of men who chopped off his hands and legs.
New Zealand Parliament rocked by Greenpeace protest  Jun 25, 10:48 am
London, June 25 (ANI): The Greenpeace activists in New Zealand have breached security at the nation's Parliament building by climbing up to the roof and sitting on a ledge.
IS militants plant explosives, landmines in Syria's Palmyra ruins  Jun 22, 9:48 am
London, June 22 (ANI): Islamic State (IS) militants have planted explosives and landmines in Syria around the Palmyra ruins, said activists that monitor the war in Syria.
NHRC issues notice to Jharkhand govt. over killing of rights activist in Latehar  Jun 18, 3:56 pm
New Delhi, June 18 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Thursday took suo motu cognizance of a media report that Prahlad Prasad @ Latu Babu, a rights activist, who was fighting against the damage being caused to the environment due to Tori Railway Siding Project, was murdered on June 15 in Jharkhand's Latehar District.
Hong Kong lawmakers snub Beijing-backed electoral reform  Jun 18, 11:06 am
Washington, June 18 (ANI): Hong Kong's legislature has reportedly rejected the Beijing-backed electoral reform package, which would have allowed the region to elect its leader, as long as the candidates contesting the election were vetted by Beijing.
Kejriwal gives away THE WEEK award to NGO activist  Jun 16, 9:09 pm
New Delhi, June 16 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal conferred The Week's Woman of the Year Award to social activist Rukmini Rao at a function here today.
NSUI protests outside Sushma's residence, demands her resignation  Jun 16, 3:18 pm
New Delhi, June 16 (ANI): The National Students' Union of India (NSUI) activists staged a protest outside the Safdarjung Lane residence of External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj here on Tuesday and demanded her resignation for providing assistance to former IPL chairman in securing the travel documents.
AISA protests against Gajendra Chauhan's appointment as FTII chief  Jun 16, 12:34 pm
New Delhi, June 16 (ANI): All India Students' Association (AISA) activists on Tuesday protested against the appointment of Gajendra Chauhan as the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) chairman.
Congress protesters demand Sushma Swaraj's resignation over Lalit Modi row(Update)  Jun 15, 2:37 pm
New Delhi, June 15 (ANI): Congress Party activists, who staged a protest outside External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj's residence in Central Delhi on Monday, repeatedly demanded her resignation over her role in facilitating the clearance of travel documents for former IPL chief Lalit Modi and urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to make his stand clear on the issue.
Politicos take to twitter to wish Anna Hazare on his birthday  Jun 15, 2:12 pm
New Delhi, June 15 (ANI): Leaders across the political spectrum on Monday extended birthday greetings to social activist Anna Hazare.
Congress protests outside Sushma Swaraj's residence  Jun 15, 1:41 pm
New Delhi, June 15 (ANI): Congress Party activists staged protests outside External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj's residence in Central Delhi on Monday, and repeatedly demanded her resignation over her role in facilitating the clearance of travel documents for former IPL chief Lalit Modi.
BJP activists target Somnath Bharti for domestic violence in Delhi  Jun 11, 11:49 am
New Delhi, June 11 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers on Thursday staged a massive protest against senior Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Somnath Bharti, who has been accused of domestic violence by his wife, outside his residence here.
Malala calls for end to persecution of Rohingya Muslims  Jun 8, 8:13 pm
Karachi, June 8 (ANI): Child rights activist Malala Yousafzai has urged world leaders and specifically Myanmar to take 'immediate action' against the persecution of Rohingya Muslims, a statement released by the Malala Fund said.