Keyword Results for   'activist'  
Author Ayaan Hirsi Ali urges 'complete overhaul of Islam' through her book 'Heretic'  Mar 23, 2:08 pm
Melbourne, Mar 23 (ANI): Author and activist Ayaan Hirsi Ali, who once believed in Islam, has gone on record to call for an end to Islam, despite receiving death threats and facing charges of bigotry.
Anna Hazare gets death threats from Canada   Mar 23, 10:38 am
New Delhi, Mar. 23 (ANI): Mar. 23 (ANI): Social activist Anna Hazare on Monday claimed to have received life threatening calls from an unknown caller from Canada.
Anna Hazare accuses PM Modi of misleading farmers over Land Acquisition Bill  Mar 23, 9:07 am
New Delhi, Mar. 23 (ANI): Social activist Anna Hazare has accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi for allegedly misleading farmers on Land Acquisition Bill.
Washington's policy towards Balochistan may change, says U.S. based think tank  Mar 21, 4:13 pm
Geneva, Mar. 21 (ANI): U.S. based think tank, RAND Cooperation has said that Washington may interfere in Balochistan affairs and push Islamabad to stop atrocities on political activists and youth in its largest province.
Land Acquisition Bill: BJP challenges opposition, social activists for open debate  Mar 19, 12:51 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 19 (ANI): Amid sharp controversy over the Land Acquisition Bill, the Narendra Modi-led NDA Government on Thursday challenged the opposition and social activists for an open debate on the matter.
SC extends stay on Teesta Setalvad's arrest  Mar 19, 12:42 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 19 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Thursday extended the stay on the arrest of social activist Teesta Setalvad and her husband in the ongoing probe over the misappropriation of public funds, while has been filed against them.
IAS officer's death a serious matter, must be investigated, says RTI activist G Kondaliya  Mar 17, 8:24 pm
Bengaluru, Mar. 17 (ANI): RTI activist Ganesh Kondaliya on Tuesday said that even if the death of Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer D.K. Ravi resulted from a suicide, the reasons for the same must be investigated as it is a serious matter.
Human rights activists worried about self-immolation and torture of political prisoners in Tibet  Mar 17, 12:07 pm
Geneva, Mar.17 (ANI):The worsening human rights situation in the Tibetan autonomous region was raised at a side event during the 28th session of the Human Rights Council at Palais des Nations in Geneva.
IAS officer D.K. Ravi's death 'suspicious': Social activist  Mar 17, 10:02 am
Lucknow, Mar. 17 (ANI): Social activist Nutan Thakur on Tuesday appealed for a thorough investigation in the death of Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer D.K. Ravi, who took on the sand mafia in Karnataka's Kolar District, terming his decease 'suspicious'.
No apology from Sharad Yadav over 'sexist' comments  Mar 13, 7:53 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 13 (ANI): Janata Dal (United) chief Sharad Yadav on Friday refused to apologise for his comments about south Indian women, which have sparked widespread outrage amongst other politicians and women's rights activists.
Sharad Yadav criticised for calling South Indian women 'dark skinned'  Mar 13, 7:30 pm
Kolkata, Mar. 13 (ANI): Woman rights activist Saswati Ghosh on Friday criticised Janata Dal (United) (JD (U)) leader Sharad Yadav for his remark on the skin colour of South Indian women in the Parliament.
Amity organises interactive session on 'Acid attacks on women'  Mar 13, 12:02 am
Noida, Mar 12 (ANI): As part of human values celebrations, Amity Institute of Competitive Intelligence and Strategic Management (AICISM) organized an interactive session on "Acid attacks on women" with Ms Salina Wilson- Human Rights Activist and Researcher.
Priya Pillai case: Will see if we have to appeal, says Kiren Rijiju   Mar 12, 8:09 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 12 (ANI): Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju on Thursday stated that his ministry has fully honoured the Delhi High Court judgement with regards to activist Priya Pillai's name being blacklisted, however adding that they would see if the case needs to be further appealed or not.
Petition urges Facebook to remove 'feeling fat' emoticon for 'normalizing body shaming'  Mar 9, 2:01 pm
Washington, March 09 (ANI): A group called "Endangered Bodies" along with many activists has launched a campaign to persuade Facebook to remove "feeling fat" emoticon option from the list of its status options saying that it "normalizes body shaming".
North-eastern activist says government failing to protect its citizens'  Mar 9, 11:12 am
New Delhi, Mar. 9 (ANI): Expressing shock over the recent thrashing of a 21-year-old Assamese student, writer-activist Binalakshmi Nepram on Monday criticized the BJP-led NDA Government for failing to protect the citizens of this country.
Moscow court charges 2 men in Nemtsov murder case  Mar 9, 11:12 am
London, March 09 (ANI): A Moscow court has reportedly charged two people with the murder of Russian opposition activist Boris Nemtsov, a report said.
Anna to decide date for 'padyatra' against Land bill today  Mar 9, 10:27 am
Sevagram (Maharashtra), Mar. 9 (ANI): Veteran social activist Anna Hazare will today decide a date for the 'padyatra' against the 'anti-farmer' provisions in the government's Land Acquisition Bill.
Women rights activist says government needs to respond better on rape cases  Mar 6, 11:46 am
New Delhi, Mar.6 (ANI): A women rights activist, Jagmati Sangwan, has said that the government needs to respond quicker and better to incidents of rape, as society is increasingly becoming intolerant about such cases continuously being ignored and dealt with promptly.
Activist says Nirbhaya documentary anti-India, anti-women  Mar 5, 2:03 pm
New Delhi, Mar.5 (ANI): Women rights activist Kavita Krishnan said Thursday that the BBC documentary "India's Daughter" was both anti-India and anti-women.
NHRC serves notice to Kerala Govt. over labelling activists as 'Maoists'  Mar 4, 7:41 am
New Delhi, Mar. 4 (ANI): The National Human Rights Council has served a notice to the Kerala government after media reports stated that human rights activists in the state were being labelled as 'Maoist sympathisers'.
IS frees 19 of 220 Assyrian Christians abducted in north-east Syria  Mar 2, 10:35 am
London, March 02 (ANI): The Islamic State (IS) has reportedly freed 19 of the 220 Assyrian Christians captured by it in north-eastern Syria, activists said.
Vice President Ansari releases Hindi translation of Dr. Dabholkar's books  Feb 27, 8:36 pm
New Delhi, Feb. 27 (ANI): Vice President Hamid Ansari on Friday released the Hindi translation of a set of books authored by the late Dr. Narendra Dabholkar, expressing sadness over the social activist's murder.
Activists condemn rape of Sikkim girl in Delhi  Feb 27, 3:30 pm
New Delhi, Feb. 27 (ANI): Condemning the alleged rape of a 25-year-old girl from Sikkim by a doctor in the national capital as 'extremely disturbing', activist Binalakshmi Nepram on Friday warned of a strong protest if an attempt is made to hush up the matter.
SC directs Gujarat Police to share details of documents with Teesta Setalvad  Feb 26, 8:42 pm
New Delhi, Feb. 26 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Thursday directed the Gujarat Police to provide social activist Teesta Setalvad and her husband a list of documents needed from them in the ongoing probe in the misappropriation of public funds case, while has been filed against them.
PM Modi pays tribute to pro-independence activist Veer Savarkar on death anniversary  Feb 26, 12:56 pm
New Delhi, Feb. 26 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday paid tribute to Veer Savarkar on his 49th death anniversary.