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Leading anti-nuke activists, Greenpeace demand stringent safety, unlimited n-liability Mar 10, 6:12 pm
New Delhi, Mar.10 (ANI): Leading anti-nuclear activists and Greenpeace raised their pitch against the government's move to bypass supplier liability provisions in their full spirit, in current negotiations with Russians on Kudankulam 3 and 4.
New Delhi, Mar. 10 (ANI): Union Law Minister Kapil Sibal on Monday said that Aam Aadmi Party Chief Arvind Kejriwal's blunder of paying homage to four RTI activists, three of whom were alive, was because he was addressing a rally in Gujarat, and anyone who went there, would get influenced by the ignorance of the state government there.
New Delhi, March 6 (ANI): Former IPS officer turned social activist Kiran Bedi on Thursday criticized the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) over their protest outside the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) headquarters, and said that if the AAP had any grievance, then they should have gone to the Election Commission.
New Delhi, Mar. 6 (ANI): Reacting to the case filed against Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) members, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jailtey on Thursday said that the footage that captured their pitched battles with BJP activists might be saying a different story but false propaganda and lies had become an integral part of the AAP politics.
Demand for creation of Bodoland gains momentum Mar 1, 10:41 am
Guwahati, March 1 (ANI): Political leaders and activists welcomed the move by the government to constitute an expert committee to examine the demand for a separate Bodoland state from Assam; days after the Parliament passed the Telangana Bill.
London, Feb. 27 (ANI): Online activists from Brazil have reportedly threatened to target official websites to protest against 'overly extravagant display' in the 2014 FIFA World Cup, which will start on June 12.
Washington, Fen. 21 (ANI): Texas Governor Rick Perry has slammed rocker-turned-Second Amendment activist Ted Nugent for calling President Barack Obama a 'subhuman mongrel'.
Vadodara, Feb.20 (ANI): Janata Party president and activist lawyer Subramanian Swamy on Thursday said that Congress President Sonia Gandhi should not have written a letter to the President to spare the assassins of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, and added that she has betrayed the public by doing so.
Amartya Sen chairs eleventh Kolkata group workshop Feb 20, 1:35 pm
New Delhi, Feb 20 (ANI): At the eleventh Kolkata Group workshop, 50 participants from different walks of life, including doctors, public health experts and activists gathered to discuss the dismal state of health services in India and to learn from the experiences of other Asian countries in introducing health systems reforms.
Hazare, Mamata to brief media on agreed 17-point agenda Feb 19, 9:01 am
New Delhi, Feb. 19 (ANI): Social activist Anna Hazare and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee are expected to address a press conference in New Delhi today, during which they will provide details of the 17 points or issues that they have discussed and agreed upon during a meeting held here last evening.
Ralegaon Siddhi (Maharashtra), Feb.17 (ANI): Social activist Anna Hazare on Monday said he would campaign for Trinamool Congress in the Lok Sabha elections if West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee agrees to work on a 17-point nationalist programme suggested by him.
Telangana protests: Metro services to be partially hit today Feb 17, 10:29 am
New Delhi, Feb 17 (ANI): In wake of the protests and demonstrations called by the Seemandhara and Telangana activists in the national capital, two Metro stations -Central Secretariat and Udyog Bhawan - will remain closed from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday.
Activists gather in Delhi to launch anti-Telangana protest Feb 16, 2:17 pm
New Delhi, Feb.16 (ANI): Thousands of protestors from Andhra Pradesh on Sunday gathered here to participate in an anti-Telangana agitation over the proposed bifurcation of the state.
Freed Pak anti-drone activist claims torture during detention Feb 15, 12:28 pm
Islamabad, Feb. 15 (ANI): A Pakistani drone activist, who was reportedly abducted from his home last week, has claimed that his captors "interrogated and tortured" him.
Anna Hazare to campaign for Trinamool Congress Feb 14, 5:19 pm
Kolkata, Feb.14 (ANI): Trinamool Congress spokesperson Derek o' Brien on Friday confirmed that social activist and anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare would be campaigning for the West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee led Trinamool Congress.
Washington, Feb. 14 (ANI): Facebook has reportedly announced that its U.S. users will now have the "other" option to select a custom gender for their Timeline profiles.
Google India doodle commemorates Sarojini Naidu's 135th birthday Feb 13, 9:47 am
New Delhi, Feb. 13 (ANI): Google is celebrating Nightingale of India, Sarojini Naidu's 135th birthday with a doodle visible on its India homepage.
Carl Icahn drops $50 million Apple share buyback petition Feb 11, 1:00 pm
Washington, Feb. 11 (ANI): Activist investor Carl Icahn is reportedly dropping his petition for Apple to buy back 50 billion dollars of its stock from shareholders.
Anti-drone activist kidnapped in Pakistan Feb 11, 10:17 am
Washington, Feb. 11 (ANI): A Pakistani anti-drone activist is missing after being abducted from his home in Rawalpindi.
Government does not run on threats and warnings: Kiran Bedi Feb 10, 4:07 pm
New Delhi, Feb.10 (ANI): Commenting on Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's threat to quit his post if the Jan Lokpal Bill is not passed, former IPS officer and close aide of social activist Anna Hazare, Kiran Bedi, on Monday said that the government does not run on warnings and threats, but on patience and wisdom.
Mumbai/New Delhi, Feb.8 (ANI): National Commission for Women (NCW) member Nirmala Samant on Saturday condemned the rape of a 14-year old girl from Manipur, and demanded stern punishment for the culprit.
New Delhi, Feb.7 (ANI): Reacting to Haryana Chief Minister B.S Hooda's comment that Khap Panchayats were like NGOs and a part of the Indian culture, social activist Annie Raja on Friday said that because of the consistent support of political parties especially the Congress, anti-women forces were ruining in the country.
New Delhi/ Birbhum, Feb.7 (ANI): Women activists called for a serious scrutiny in the recent the gang rape of young tribal woman that was carried on orders of village council (kangaroo court) in Birbhum district of West Bengal.
BNP claims 300 men killed or disappeared in the last month Feb 5, 6:27 pm
Dhaka, Feb.5 (ANI): BNP chief and former prime minister Khaleda Zia has accused the Awami League Government of being involved in the killing or disappearance of more than 300 activists during the country's recently held general election.
New Delhi, Feb.3 (ANI): Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Monday met the protestors, who were observing a candle light vigil for Arunachal Pradesh student Nido Taniam, who died after he was beaten with sticks in South Delhi's Lajpat Nagar area.
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