Keyword Results for   'activist'  
SC agrees to hear curative petition on decriminalising same sex  Apr 22, 5:34 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 22 (ANI): The Supreme Court has agreed to hear in open court the curative petition of gay rights activists for decriminalising gay sex.
NHRC sends notice to Maharashtra chief Secretary, DGP over RTI activist's suicide  Apr 15, 4:19 pm
New Delhi, Apr.15 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has taken suo motu cognizance of a media report that an RTI activist named Vilas Dattatrey Baravakar, aged 53 years, committed suicide and who was found hanging at his residence in Chakan, Pune on March 25 of this year.
Grateful to SC for giving us our due: LGBT activist Lakshmi  Apr 15, 2:26 pm
New Delhi, Apr.15 (ANI): LGBT activist and petitioner, Lakshmi Narayan Tripathi on Tuesday expressed her gratefulness to the Supreme Court's decision to bestow the third gender tag on the transgender community.
Greenpeace activist bares all for Playboy  Apr 12, 10:11 am
Wellington, April 11 (ANI): A Greenpeace activist has stripped naked for the Brazilian edition of Playboy, just six months after she was released from a Russian gulag.
Ranjana Kumari accuses Mulayam Singh of always working against women, making patriarchal comments  Apr 10, 8:44 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 10 (ANI): Reacting to Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav's statement that if his party came to power he would amend the law awarding capital punishment to rapists, Social Activist Ranjana Kumari on Thursday said that the latter had always been working against women and had often made many patriarchal comments.
Sheryl Sandberg says there's 'real pay gap' between men and women   Apr 10, 3:22 pm
Washington, Apr 10 (ANI): American businesswoman, activist and writer Sheryl Sandberg has reportedly said that there is a real pay gap between what men and women earn.
US Supreme Court refuses to hear NSA surveillance case  Apr 8, 5:51 pm
Washington, Apr 8 (ANI): The US Supreme Court has reportedly refused to hear a lawsuit by a conservative activist, who challenged the US National Security Agency's collection of US phone records for surveillance.
Human Rights Watch asks Bangladesh to find killers of labour activist Aminul Islam  Apr 2, 5:11 pm
New York, Apr.2 (ANI): Human Rights Watch has come down hard on the Bangladeshi Government, asking it to publicly explain what efforts have been made to investigate the abduction, torture, and killing of the labor rights activist Aminul Islam two years ago, including alleged links to state officials. While police have filed charges against a missing suspect, there have been no apparent efforts to investigate allegations that members of Bangladeshi security forces were part of the conspiracy to kill the labor activist.
Death toll in Syrian conflict crosses 150 000, says human rights group  Apr 2, 1:05 pm
Johannesburg, Apr. 2 (ANI): The death toll in Syria's three-year civil war has crossed 150 000, an activist group has said.
Somanth Bharti violated law; action should be taken against him: Subramanian Swamy  Mar 31, 2:30 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 31 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and activist lawyer Subramanian Swamy on Monday said that former Delhi law minister had violated the law by terrorizing foreign nationals by taking a group of people to conduct a raid at midnight
Gay rights activist says Baldwin won't be 'forgiven' for homophobic slurs  Mar 29, 12:15 pm
New York, March 29 (ANI): Alec Baldwin, who is trying to make amends towards the gay community after hurling homophobic slurs at a photographer, will apparently not be forgiven that easily.
South Asia director of Human Rights Watch welcomes passing of Sri Lanka resolution  Mar 28, 8:54 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 28 (ANI): South Asia director of Human Rights Watch, Meenakshi Ganguly on Friday welcomed the passing of the US-backed resolution seeking probe into Sri Lankan war crimes at the UN Human Rights Council. She said that victims and activists in Sri Lanka had striven courageously for accountability and justice.
Media's job is not activism. It is to be active: Shekhar Gupta  Mar 28, 12:42 pm
New Delhi, Mar.28 (ANI): Speaking at the session on 'Can Activist Media be Responsible?' at the CII National Conference and Annual Session 2014 here on Thursday, Shekhar Gupta, Editor-in-Chief, The Indian Express and the Express Group of Publications Citing some examples, "Journalism is a profession of patience, of scrutiny to arrive at the truth, not activism.
Rights activist commits suicide in Pune  Mar 26, 7:38 pm
Pune, Mar.26 (ANI): Police started an investigation on Wednesday after Right to Information (RTI) activist Vilas Baravkar committed suicide at his residence in Pune.
SP activists blacken posters of Modi in Varanasi for comparing himself to Lord Shiva  Mar 24, 7:55 pm
Varanasi, Mar. 24 (ANI): Supporters of the Samajwadi Party (SP) in Varanasi on Monday protested against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for comparing its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi to Lord Shiva.
Gul Panag files nomination papers to contest from Chandigarh  Mar 21, 2:55 pm
Chandigarh, Mar 21, (ANI) Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Gul Panag on Friday filed her nomination papers here to contest in the Lok Sabha elections amidst cheer and fanfare.
Hactivist SEA reveals Microsoft charged FBI between $50-$200 for user data   Mar 21, 12:58 pm
Washington, Mar. 21 (ANI): Hactivist group, Syrian Electronic Army (SEA), has reportedly revealed documents indicating how much software maker Microsoft was charging a secret FBI division to legally collect and view customer data.
Carl Icahn urges eBay to sell 20 percent of Paypal in partial IPO  Mar 20, 5:02 pm
Washington, March 20 (ANI): Activist investor Carl Icahn has reportedly asked Bay Inc. to sell 20 percent of its PayPal payments unit in an initial public offering (IPO).
Sri Lanka releases two prominent rights activists under anti-terrorism law  Mar 20, 3:02 pm
London, Mar. 20 (ANI): The Sri Lankan authorities have released two prominent human rights activists who were detained under anti-terrorism laws.
Sri Lanka arrests two prominent rights activists under anti-terrorism law  Mar 18, 11:47 am
London, Mar. 18 (ANI): The Sri Lankan authorities have arrested two senior human rights activists under anti-terror laws.
Saudi activist says nothing 'pisses off' men like seeing women 'behind the wheel'  Mar 16, 12:33 pm
Abu Dhabi, Mar. 16 (ANI): Manal al-Sharif, who defied the ban on women drivers in Saudi Arabia,' has said that nothing 'pisses off' Saudi men or religious people more like a woman behind a driving wheel.
Police detains Tamil activist in Sri Lanka for harbouring criminal  Mar 15, 2:39 pm
London, March 15 (ANI): A prominent Tamil activist has been arrested by the police in Sri Lanka on suspicion of harbouring a criminal.
Shia activists raise the issue of sectarian and religious violence in Pakistan at UNHRC   Mar 14, 6:35 pm
Geneva, Mar.14 (ANI): During a side event at the 25th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) on the topic of 'The Rise of Religious Intolerance', the Pakistani campaigners blamed Pakistan government for not acting tough against those promoting sectarian violence in the country.
Experts voice concern over rights violations, killings in Balochistan at UNHRC meet(Update/Balochistan)  Mar 12, 5:58 pm
Geneva (Switzerland), Mar.12 (ANI): Human rights activists, political leaders, Baloch nationalists and students from various parts of the world gathered in Geneva on March 10 to raise the issue of human rights violations in Pakistan's province of Balochistan.
Anna Hazare skips Mamata Banerjee's Delhi rally  Mar 12, 4:10 pm
New Delhi, Mar 12 (ANI): Veteran social activist Anna Hazare on Wednesday skipped a joint rally with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at the Ramlila Maidan here citing ill health.