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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.
Activists urge fair probe after Pachauri quits over sexual harassment complaint  Feb 25, 10:29 am
New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): Activists have called for a fair and time bound probe after The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) chief R K Pachauri quit as chair of the U.N. panel of climate scientists following a sexual harassment complaint against him.
IS abducts `dozens` of Assyrian Christians in north-eastern Syria  Feb 25, 9:55 am
London, Feb 25 (ANI): Islamic State (IS) militants have reportedly kidnapped several Assyrian Christians from villages in north-eastern Syria, activists said.
Kejriwal shares stage with Anna Hazare to protest against land reforms  Feb 24, 4:43 pm
New Delhi, Feb. 24 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday joined social activist Anna Hazare at his protest against the Central government's Land Acquisition ordinance.
Anna Hazare wary of political parties hijacking protest  Feb 24, 2:48 pm
New Delhi, Feb. 24 (ANI): Social activist Anna Hazare on Tuesday said he can allow Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to come on stage only if other Chief Ministers also approach him, but anybody could join the mass protest.
Activist describes life under IS' capital Raqqa as 'prison where it is hard to escape'  Feb 24, 11:53 am
London, Feb 24 (ANI): An activist who helped found the group called "Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently" in Syria has described life under the capital of the so-called Islamic State (IS) caliphate like a big prison where the problem is not getting into the city of Raqqa but getting out of it.
Kejriwal, Sisodia to join Anna Hazare's dharna against Land Acquisition ordinance  Feb 23, 8:26 pm
New Delhi, Feb. 23 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his deputy Manish Sisodia on Monday met social activist Anna Hazare and said that they will join the latter's protest against the government's Land Acquisition ordinance on February 24.
Land Acquisition ordinance: Govt. open to Anna's suggestions, says BJP  Feb 23, 2:20 pm
New Delhi, Feb. 23 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday expressed confidence that the Parliament would enact the Land Acquisition ordinance, adding that the government was open to suggestions from all including veteran social activist Anna Hazare on the bill.
Anna begins protest against Land Ordinance, mocks promise of 'achhe din'  Feb 23, 2:03 pm
New Delhi, Feb. 23 (ANI): Veteran social activist Anna Hazare, who began his protest at the Jantar Mantar here today against the amendments in the Land Acquisition, criticized the ruling BJP at the Centre over its promise of 'achhe din' during the Lok Sabha polls last year.
'Do not want Vishwas on stage, can protest as part of public': Anna  Feb 23, 1:44 pm
New Delhi, Feb. 23 (ANI): Asserting that he did not want to turn the protest against the Land Ordinance Bill into political confrontation, veteran social activist Anna Hazare on Monday said Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Kumar Vishwas can come for the protest as a part of the general public.
Kumar Vishwas to meet Anna over Land Ordinance Bill   Feb 23, 11:30 am
New Delhi, Feb. 23 (ANI): Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Kumar Vishwas will be meeting veteran social activist Anna Hazare on Monday over the issue of Land Ordinance Bill.
Anna Hazare to sit on protest against Land acquisition Ordinance today  Feb 23, 9:13 am
New Delhi, Feb. 23 (ANI): Veteran social activist Anna Hazare will sit on a protest at Jantar Mantar from Monday against the ordinance on Land Acquisition Bill.
Govt. should withdraw Land Ordinance Bill: Anna Hazare  Feb 22, 3:58 pm
Ralegan Siddhi, (Maharashtra), Feb. 22 (ANI): Veteran social activist Anna Hazare on Sunday called for the Land Ordinance Bill to be taken back, adding that the government should instead look out for ways to improve the condition of the farmers.
AAP says will support Anna's agitation if invited  Feb 22, 1:41 pm
New Delhi, Feb. 22 (ANI): The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Sunday said it will support Anna Hazare's protest against the amendments made in the Land Acquisition Act if the social activist 'invites' them to do so.
100,000 North Koreans reportedly working abroad as slaves to fund Kim Jong-un's luxurious lifestyle  Feb 21, 3:04 pm
London, Feb 21 (ANI): Human rights activists say that nearly 100,000 North Koreans are being forced to work abroad as slaves abroad to fund Kim-Jong-un and his administration's luxurious lifestyle.
Activist Govind Pansare passes away in Mumbai  Feb 21, 9:52 am
New Delhi, Feb. 21 (ANI): Social activist and communist leader Govind Pansare, who was fatally shot at earlier this week, succumbed to his injuries in Mumbai late last night.
Anna to flag off 'padayatra' against land acquisition ordinance   Feb 20, 11:01 am
New Delhi, Feb. 20 (ANI): Veteran social activist Anna Hazare on Friday arrived at the Gandhi Ashram in Palwal, Haryana, where he will flag off the 'padayatra' against the land acquisition ordinance.
Priya Pillai refuses to give undertaking to Govt. to fly abroad  Feb 20, 9:28 am
New Delhi, Feb. 20 (ANI): Greenpeace activist Priya Pillai, who was offloaded from a flight to London at New Delhi airport last month, has told the Delhi High Court that she would not give an undertaking to the central government as a pre-condition to allow her to travel abroad.