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Vietnam blocked Facebook during Obama visit  May 27, 12:18 pm
Hanoi, May 27 (ANI): The Vietnamese government had blocked the social networking site Facebook in the country during the visit of President Barack Obama, claims two activist organisations.
Activist challenges NEET ordinance, files petition in SC  May 26, 2:58 pm
New Delhi, May 26 (ANI): Challenging the National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) ordinance, activist Anand Rai and Sanjeev Saxena, a medical student, today filed a petition in the Supreme Court.
FIR filed against Bajrang Dal activists over 'self defence' camp  May 25, 9:50 am
Lucknow, May 25 (ANI): An FIR has been lodged against the Bajrang Dal activists, following a video showing them taking part in a mock drill where men wearing skull caps have been portrayed as terrorists.
Europe-wide signature campaign against illegal annexation of Gilgit Baltistan and CPEC gains support  May 24, 5:40 pm
Vienna (Austria), May 24 (ANI): The Europe-wide Signature Campaign of Junaid Qureshi, a Kashmiri writer, international human rights activist and a senior leader of the Jammu Kashmir Democratic Liberation Party (JKDLP) in various European cities to create awareness regarding the Kashmir issue in general and in particular vis-a-vis the proposed annexation of Gilgit-Baltistan by Pakistan and the "illegal construction" of the China Pakistan Economic Corridor, is gaining support from all quarters.
BJP agitators scuffle with police during TBSE irregularities protest in Agartala  May 23, 5:12 pm
Agartala (Tripura), May 23 (ANI): Activists affiliated with student outfits of various political parties staged protests against alleged irregularities in Tripura Higher Secondary (+2) Science results, announced by Tripura Board of Secondary Education (TBSE).
NSU activists protest outside Nepal PM's residence  May 23, 12:05 pm
Kathmandu, May 23 (ANI): The Nepal Students Union (NSU) activists on Monday staged a demonstration in front of Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli's official residence in Baluwatar and accused the government of protecting educational mafias and promoting black marketing.
Four JMB activists arrested for killing Bangladesh professor  May 17, 6:48 pm
Dhaka, May 17 (ANI): Police in Bangladesh's Rajshahi city have arrested four activists of Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) who directly took part in the killing of Rajshahi University Professor AFM Rezaul Karim Siddiquee.
Kirit Somaiya to send legal notice to Shiv Sena mouthpiece 'Saamana'  May 16, 10:45 am
New Delhi, May 16 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Kirit Somaiya will send legal notices to Shiv Sena mouthpiece Saamana and a social activist for allegedly leveling baseless charges against him and his wife, in connection with the SRA projects.
Man held in connection with Bangladesh LGBT editor's killing  May 15, 3:50 pm
Dhaka, May 15 (ANI): Dhaka Metropolitan Police has claimed to arrest a man in connection with the murder of LGBT rights activist Xulhaz Mannan and his friend Tonoy Fahim.
Gilgit-Baltistan not free, activist tells U.S. Senators  May 14, 1:48 pm
Washington D C, May 14 (ANI): Suppression of the occupied region of Gilgit-Baltistan by Pakistan came up for discussion in an event sponsored by Senator Tim Kaine and a few other senators and held at the Hart Senate Office Building in Washington D C.
Buddhist monk hacked to death in Bangladesh  May 14, 12:54 pm
Dhaka, May 14 (ANI): An elderly Buddhist monk on Saturday was killed by unidentified miscreants in Bangladesh Naikkhangchhari upazila of Bandarban district, adding to the list of murders of religious minorities and secular activists in the country.
Executed Jamaat leader Matiur Rahman Nizami had deep-rooted ties with Pakistan  May 14, 7:53 am
Dhaka, May 14 (ANI): Though the Government of Bangladesh and the ruling Awami League (AL) have faced considerable flak from neighbouring Pakistan, human rights groups and opposition Jamaat-e-Islami (JeI) leaders and activists for going ahead with the decision to execute JeI Amir and former cabinet minister Matiur Rahman Nizami, there is no doubt in the minds of the majority that his ties with Pakistan were deep-rooted in both nature and fact.
Women in RSS row: Mohan Bhagwat agrees to meet Trupti Desai  May 11, 10:04 am
Pune (Maharashtra), May 11 (ANI): Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat has agreed to meet Bhumata brigade President Trupti Desai after she had written a letter to the former questioning the participation of women in their organisation.
Prosecute Khurram Zaki's murders: Human Rights Watch to Pak Govt  May 10, 7:07 pm
New York, May 10(ANI): The Pakistani authorities should conduct a prompt and impartial investigation into the killing of human rights activist Khurram Zaki and appropriately prosecute those responsible, Human Rights Watch said on Tuesday.
Pak rights activist killed in Karachi, Taliban claims responsibility  May 8, 6:50 pm
Karachi, May 8 (ANI): Unidentified gunmen shot dead Khurram Zaki, a prominent rights activist known for his outspoken stance against the Taliban and other radical militant groups in Pakistan's Karachi city.
Suspect in prominent social activist's murder arrested in Karachi  May 8, 4:19 pm
Karachi, May 8 (ANI): The Karachi Police has arrested a suspect allegedly involved in the murder of prominent social activist Perween Rahman, who headed an institution involved in regularisation of slum areas and provision of drinking water and other welfare activities.
Jamaat man held during shutdown to protest death penalty for Nizami  May 8, 3:19 pm
Dhaka, May 8 (ANI): An alleged activist of Jamaat-e-Islami was detained while trying to bring out a procession in Dhaka during the party enforced 24-hour countrywide shutdown today.
Rights activist Khurram Zaki gunned down in Karachi   May 8, 2:06 pm
Karachi, May 8 (ANI): Unknown assailants gunned down social media campaigner and civil society activist Khurram Zaki in Karachi last night.
Sainik Colonies row: NC following separatists footsteps, says activist  May 8, 2:06 pm
New Delhi, May 8 (ANI): Activist Rashneek Kher on Sunday criticised the National Conference for raising objections to the land being allotted for setting up residential colonies for the armed forces personnel in the Kashmir Valley, adding it seems the Omar Abdullah-led party is following the footsteps of the separatists.
Delhi has become 'molestation capital': Abha Singh  May 8, 12:19 pm
New Delhi/ Mumbai, May. 8 (ANI): Condemning last night's incident of a Belgian woman allegedly being molested by an Ola cab driver, women rights activist Abha Singh on Sunday said Delhi has become the molestation capital and demanded that a criminal breach of trust should also be slapped on the company.
Pakistan must be made accountable for human rights abuses, say experts  May 8, 7:35 am
New York/Islamabad, May 8 (ANI): Authorities in Pakistan must be held accountable for the human rights abuses that they are committing, feel political activists, observers and experts. Some of these experts have even gone to the extent of making comparative and contrasting studies between the situation prevailing in Pakistan and in India, particularly in the Kashmir Valley.
Abha Singh demands setting up of SIT to probe AgustaWestland deal  May 4, 4:15 pm
New Delhi, May 4 (ANI): Women rights activist Abha Singh on Wednesday said the CBI has failed miserably in its probe into the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal and demanded the setting up of a Supreme Court monitored SIT to carry forward the investig
Law student rape: Police baton-charge protesting LDYF activists   May 4, 2:07 pm
Perumbavoor (Kerala), May 4 (ANI): The Left Democratic Youth Federation (LDYF) activists were baton-charged by the police outside the Kerala Secretariat on Wednesday during their protest over the brutal rape and murder of a Dalit law student in Ernakulam district.
BJP more concerned about wooing stars, gaining political mileage: Abha Singh  May 3, 4:19 pm
Mumbai, May 3 (ANI): Women rights activist Abha Singh on Tuesday said Bollywood actor and 1993 serial bomb blasts convict Sanjay Dutt's decision of sharing the dais with BJP leaders in Mumbai on the occasion of Maharashtra Day celebrations is an insult to the people of this country, adding that the saffron party is more concerned about gaining political mileage in the upcoming BMC polls.
Bombay HC pulls up agencies over poor progress in Pansare, Dabholkar murder cases  May 3, 1:53 pm
Mumbai, May.3 (ANI): The Bombay High Court on Tuesday pulled up investigating agencies over the slow progress in the probe of the murders of veteran CPI leader Govind Pansare and anti-superstition activist Dr. Narendra Dabholkar.