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Pigeon-bound diwali rockets fired to welcome APCC chief  Oct 4, 3:58 pm
Hyderabad, Oct.4 (ANI): In a bizarre welcome for Andhra Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) chief N. Raghuveera, party activists tied live pigeons to rockets and lit them, killing the birds as they were roasted to death in the intense heat.
BJP, TMC activists clash amid West Bengal local body polls   Oct 3, 3:46 pm
Jamuria/Asansol, Oct. 3 (ANI): Bomb blasts in Patharghata village late last night killed two Congress workers, following which, violent clashes have broken out during the West Bengal municipality elections.
Act against Mumbai Police for thrashing woman during immersion of Ganpati idol, says woman activist  Sep 28, 7:23 pm
New Delhi, Sept 28 (ANI): Women activist Jagmati Sangwan on Monday demanded action against Mumbai cops who had thrashed and arrested a woman recently.
Medha Patkar detained during farmer's protest in Allahabad  Sep 26, 1:38 pm
Allahabad, Sept.26 (ANI): Environmental activist Medha Patkar was detained by Uttar Pradesh Police during a farmers protest here on Saturday.
Karnataka CID questions Sri Ram Sena activist on Kalburgi murder  Sep 25, 5:58 pm
Hubli (Karnataka), Sept.25 (ANI): The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of Karnataka on Friday questioned a Sri Ram Sena activist in connection with his alleged involvement in the murder of Kannada scholar MM Kalburgi.
Dalai Lama's 'sexist' remark draws mixed reactions from women activists  Sep 25, 1:49 am
Dharamsala, Sept. 25 (ANI): Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama's 'sexist' remark in an interview to the BBC has drawn criticism from many in India while others dismissed it as being taken out of context.
Dalai Lama's remark on women very subjective, says activist Sudha Ramalingam  Sep 24, 3:42 pm
Chennai, Sept.24 (ANI): Social activist Sudha Ramalingam on Thursday said Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama's comment on women was subjective and atrocious.
Dalai Lama should apologise for comment on women, says activist Abha Singh  Sep 24, 2:39 pm
Mumbai, Sept. 24 (ANI): Senior advocate and women rights activist Abha Singh on Thursday denounced Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama's comment on women and appealed to him to apologise to the women of the world.
Government could blaze a trail by penalising Saudi diplomat, says Jagmati Sangwan  Sep 17, 4:20 pm
New Delhi, Sept.17 (ANI): Women activist Jagmati Sangwan on Thursday said the Indian Government could have set an example by punishing the diplomat who raped the two Nepalese women.
Abha Singh accuses UP Govt. of giving political patronage to criminals  Sep 13, 6:59 pm
Mumbai, Sept. 13 (ANI): Senior advocate and women rights activist Abha Singh on Sunday criticised the Uttar Pradesh police for their inability to protect a rape victim, who was shot dead by unidentified bike-borne men in Mau and accused the state government of giving political patronage to the criminals.
Anna cancels proposed hunger strike on OROP, Land Acquisition Bill in Delhi  Sep 12, 1:42 pm
Ralegan Siddhi, Sept. 12 (ANI): Veteran social Activist Anna Hazare on Saturday cancelled his proposed hunger strike scheduled on October 2 for the speedy implementation of One Rank, One Pension (OROP) scheme and Land Acquisition Bill, saying the government has fulfilled both the demands.
Activists stage protest against culling of stray dogs in Kerala  Sep 10, 9:55 pm
Thiruvananthapuram, Sept. 10 (ANI): A group of activists under the aegis of All India Animal Protection Group (AIAPG) observed a one-day hunger strike in Kerala on Thursday to protest against state government's decision of culling stray dogs.
Nepalese girls rape case: Sangwan for legal action against diplomat  Sep 9, 2:08 pm
New Delhi, Sept 9 (ANI): Expressing shock over the alleged rape of two Nepalese girls by a Saudi diplomat, social activist Jagmati Sangwan on Wednesday demanded a thorough investigation into the matter.
Ex-lawmakers of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami arrested for possession of bombs  Sep 8, 1:52 pm
Dhaka, Sept. 8 (ANI): Bangladesh police have arrested two former Jamaat-e-Islami lawmakers along with 11 other leaders and activists of the part for possession of 20 homemade bombs in Mirpur flat.
Shooting for Anna Hazare`s biopic begins in Ralegan Siddhi  Sep 8, 10:42 am
Karachi, Sept 8(ANI): The much awaited film based on Indian social activist Anna Hazare, whose hunger strike caused a stir in the country, began its shooting on Friday.
Tripura Youth Congress protests against attack on judge by CPI-M activists  Sep 5, 11:23 am
Agartala, Sept.5 (ANI): The Youth Congress unit of Tripura brought staged a protest here to demand the arrest of CPI-M activists who allegedly attacked a sub-divisional magistrate (SDM) here last Wednesday during a 24-hour nation-wide strike to protest against changes in labour laws and the privatisation of public sector undertakings (PSUs).
FCRA cancellation of Greenpeace has no impact, says, activist Pillai  Sep 4, 3:48 pm
New Delhi, Sept. 4 (ANI): Responding to the cancellation of the registration of Greenpeace India under the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) by the government, Greenpeace activist Priya Pillai on Friday said the suspension would have no impact on Greenpeace.
Raigad forest, a favourite for murderers: Social-activist  Sep 4, 9:01 am
Raigad, Sept.4 (ANI): Vaishali Patil, a social-worker working for the tribals in Gagode village from 25 years, on Friday called the forest, where Sheena Bora was buried a 'killer favourite,' adding that actor Ranjit's farm was located next door that had also seen six murders.
Anjan is against the advertisement, not the person in it, says Jagmati Sangwan  Sep 3, 4:59 pm
New Delhi, Sept. 3 (ANI): Women activist Jagmati Sangwan on Thursday backed CPI leader Atul Anjan over his controversial statement made at a public rally in Uttar Pradesh, where he claimed that actress Sunny Leone's condom advertisements helps to promote rape across the country. She said that Anjan was not against the person, but against the advertisement.
Nafisa Ali demands justice for OROP protesters  Sep 3, 2:17 pm
New Delhi, Sep.3 (ANI): Social activist and former Bollywood actress, Nafisa Ali on Thursday demanded immediate implementation of the OROP scheme for ex-servicemen.
Dalit woman attack: such cases common, says Annie Raja   Sep 2, 6:12 pm
New Delhi, Sep 2 (ANI): Women activist Annie Raja has said that the incident of a Dalit woman being beaten, stripped and forced to consume urine in Chhatarpur District, Madhya Pradesh, last month is very common in the state and most objectionable.
Hong Kong student activist leader Joshua Wong to face trial  Sep 2, 2:22 pm
London, Sep 2 (ANI): Joshua Wong, the student leader of the Hong Kong democracy protests, will be put on trial in connection with charges relating to the storming of the government headquarters nearly a year ago.
RiRi rampaged by 'angry' anti-fur protesters at perfume launch  Sep 2, 11:38 am
Washington D.C., Sept 2 (ANI): Rihanna is one star who has always been amoked by animal activists, however, angry anti-fur protesters got violent over the singer for her continuous use of animal products.
Ashutosh slams Bajrang Dal activist for celebrating Kalburgi's murder  Aug 31, 6:28 pm
New Delhi, Aug. 31 (ANI): Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Ashutosh on Monday lashed out at Bajrang Dal activist Bhuvith Shetty for hailing the murder of Kannada scholar M.M. Kalburgi, saying such people should be put behind bars.
Pak minister's statement defines hatred towards India: Rashneek Kher  Aug 31, 1:10 pm
New Delhi, Aug.31 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir activist Rashneek Kher on Monday said Pakistan Defence Minister Khwaja Mohammad Asif's anti-India statement defines Islamabad's hatred towards India.