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Pune (Maharashtra), June 29 (ANI): Bhumata Brigade Chief Trupti activist expressed hoped that the Bombay High Court will pronounce its verdict in favour of women in the case of the ban on women's entry inside the sanctum sanctorum of Haji Ali Dargah has been put in 2011.
Awami League connected to militants: Khaleda Zia Jun 27, 6:08 pm
Dhaka, June 27 (ANI): Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) chairperson, Khaleda Zia, has alleged that activists of the ruling Bangladesh Awami League (AL) are connected to militants and possess huge arms and ammunition.
Trupti Desai places faith in God on Haji Ali Dargah case Jun 27, 10:50 am
Pune (Maharashtra), June 27 (ANI): Bhumata Brigade activist Trupti Desai said she will seek blessings of the presiding deity at the Shani Shingnapur temple today ahead of Tuesday's Bombay High Court verdict in the Haji Ali Dargah no-entry case.
Rape survivor pens open letter to 'disgrace' Salman Jun 22, 2:25 pm
New Delhi, June 22 (ANI): Amidst the uproar over Salman Khan's 'raped woman' analogy, gang-rape survivor Sunitha Krishnan, a Padma Shri awardee social activist, has penned a scathing open letter to the actor.
New Delhi, June 21 (ANI): With the social media going berserk over Salman Khan comparing himself to a 'raped woman' in a recent interview, the women activists on Tuesday demanded an apology from the Bollywood star and said that he should think before he speaks as the people look up to him for the so called good deeds he does on screen.
No acceptable rationale behind Salman's 'rape' comment: BJP Jun 21, 1:30 pm
Mumbai, June 21 (ANI): Asserting that Bollywood superstar Salman Khan's controversial comment over rape had no acceptable rationale behind it, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday said that the actor must apologise and admit that he made a gross error.
Kashmiri writer continues Europe-wide signature campaign against CPEC near UN office in Geneva Jun 21, 11:49 am
Geneva (Switzerland), June 21 (ANI): The Europe-wide Signature campaign protesting against Pakistani attempts to illegally annex Gilgit Baltistan, China's designs to cement its stake in Jammu and Kashmir and to raise awareness regarding the objections of the people of Gilgit Baltistan in particular, and Jammu and Kashmir in general, being organized by Junaid Qureshi, a Kashmiri writer, international Human Rights activist and Senior Leader of Srinagar-based JKDLP, was held in front of the United Nations Office in Geneva on JUne 18 and 19.
Geneva, June 18 (ANI): Strongly objecting to the Chinese presence in Gilgit Baltistan, prominent Kashmiri writer and international human rights activist Junaid Qureshi has demanded the release of Baba Jan.
Mumbai, June 17 (ANI): A highly disappointed civil rights activist Teesta Setalvad on Friday dubbed the verdict in the Gulberg Society massacre case as a 'diluted and weak' judgement while stating that she would appeal against the same.
Will seek legal advice on FCRA license cancellation: Javed Anand Jun 17, 10:58 am
New Delhi, June 17 (ANI): Civil rights activist and Teesta Setalvad's husband Javed Anand on Friday said he is 'not surprised' with the cancellation FCRA license for their NGO Sabrang Trust and added that they would now seek legal advice to challenge the same.
New Delhi, June 16 (ANI): Sabrang Trust, an NGO run by activist Teesta Setalvad on Thursday said that it will challenge the Home Ministry orders under which the licence of the organisation has been cancelled under the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act, 2010.
New Delhi, June 15 (ANI): Animals Rights activist Gauri Maulekhi on Wednesday condemned the heart-rending incident where around 50 stray dogs were burnt alive by the residents of Keezhamur village in Tamil Nadu's Kancheepuram district and vowed to get the culprits arrested for this absolutely abhorable act.
Nepal Constitution not progressive for women: Nepal activists Jun 14, 6:57 pm
Kathmandu, June 14 (ANI): Women rights activists have claimed that the new constitution of Nepal, has failed to give women the identity they deserved and that economic empowerment was a must for women's progress.
Geelani himself a 'cancer' for the valley: Susheel Pandit Jun 13, 4:45 pm
New Delhi, June 13 (ANI): Kashmiri activist Susheel Pandit on Monday dubbed Syed Ali Shah Geelani's remark, that construction of Sainik colonies will be a cancer for the whole nation, as an 'unfortunate and vexatious statement', saying that separatist leader should think before he speaks.
Mumbai, June 11 (ANI): Social activist Sambhaji Raje Chhatrapati, a descendant of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, has been nominated for the Rajya Sabha.
Dabholkar murder case: Tawde sent to CBI custody till June 16 Jun 11, 7:40 pm
Pune (Maharashtra), June 11 (ANI): A Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court on Saturday sent Virendra Tawde, a right-wing activist accused of being involved in the murder of noted Pune-based rationalist Narendra Dabholkar in 2013, to CBI custody till June 16.
Dabholkar murder: CBI arresting Tawade 'part of duty', says Swamy Jun 11, 11:58 am
New Delhi, June 11 (ANI): With the Central Bureau of Investigation arresting Virendra Tawade, a Sanatan Sanstha activist in connection with the sensational murder of anti-superstition activist Narendra Dabholkar nearly three years ago, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Saturday termed the move as the CBI's duty and demanded a logical end to the case.
Three Islamist militants gunned down in Bangladesh Jun 7, 1:21 pm
Dhaka, June 7 (ANI): The Bangladesh Police on Tuesday gunned down three Islamist militants after the authorities launched a nationwide crackdown on extremists responsible for a series of murders of minorities and secular activists.
Melbourne, June 6 (ANI): Filmamaker Deeyah Khan, a Norwegian-born activist recently launched 'Sister-hood,' an online magazine dedicated to giving Muslim women a voice in the mainstream media.'
Kolkata, June 5 (ANI): Women rights activist Saswati Ghosh on Sunday described Kerala Minister Kadakampally Surendra's idea of an open referendum to decide on the contentious matter of allowing entry of women inside the Sabarimala temple as 'novel', but expressed doubts over its feasibility.
New Delhi, June.4 (ANI): The Central Bureau of investigation (CBI) will now take the help of Scotland Yard to figure out whether anti-superstition activist Dr. Narendra Dabholkar, veteran CPI leader Govind Pansare and rationalist writer M.M. Kalburgi were murdered by the same group, sources said.
Mathura (Uttar Pradesh), June.3 (ANI): Criticising the Samajwadi party (SP)-led Government in Uttar Pradesh for sending the cops to face Swadheen Bharat Subhash Sena (SBSS) activists in Mathura 'unprepared', the BJP on Friday said the entire episode clearly points towards links between Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav-led government and the land mafia.
Gulberg verdict: Won't give up struggle, says Setalwad Jun 2, 4:15 pm
Ahmedabad, June 2 (ANI): Activist Teesta Setalvad on Thursday expressed her surprise over the court dropping charges of criminal conspiracy against 24 convicts in the Gulberg Society massacre case, saying the witnesses accounts and documentary evidence suggest wider conspiracy.
Mumbai, June 2 (ANI): Former Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) member and activist Anjali Damania on Thursday threatened to go on a hunger strike if the Maharashtra Government does not initiate action against Revenue Minister Eknath Khadse, presently embroiled in three controversies, and demanded the setting up of a fast-track court to deal with the cases against him.
New Delhi, June 1 (ANI): Kashmiri activist Sushil Pandit on Wednesday downplayed Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti's reported anti-separatist statement, saying she is resorting to such statements to win the upcoming by-elections.
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