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A disability activist who uses a wheelchair was assaulted in India for not standing up to the national anthem being played in a cinema.
Mumbai, Oct 2 : Lawyers and activists today hailed the Haji Ali Dargah Trust's stand in the Supreme Court that it will allow female worshippers to enter the sanctum sanctorum of the famous shrine here, calling it a boost to women's rights movement and ...

Bhopal: Two government teachers shot at an RTI activist in Nohta town in Damoh district on Monday evening. The RTI activist and journalist Jitendra Bhatt, who sustained bullet injury on his back, is critical. He alleged that two government teachers ...
DAYS AFTER the CBI held the police responsible for the burning of "160 houses in Tadmetla village" in March 2011, sections of the Bastar police held protests and burnt the effigies of some activists and political leaders on Monday. Auxiliary constables ...
In a 12-hour bandh call by a united opposition across Jharkhand on Monday, around 5,500 activists and more than a dozen leaders from different political parties were taken into preventive custody.
Recently, Global Zero, an international movement for the elimination of all nuclear weapons, launched a powerful photo series campaign in India and Pakistan. The aim? To ask Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Nawaz Sharif to refrain from using nuclear ...

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... Turnbull government is moving to stop vexatious litigation blocking Australian resources projects and to clamp down on environmental "charity" groups as revelations of a foreign-funded, orchestrated activist campaign against development spreads to ...
Mumbai: animal rights activists have reacted sharply to the Byculla zoo penguin's death. ... Activist Anand Siva, who demonstrated outside the zoo in July against the import of the penguins, said, "This (the death) is something we had feared from day ...
TRICHY: Ariyalur police on Sunday evening exhumed the body of Viswanathan, 70, a social activist who had been missing for the past 10 days after confusion arose over the police jurisdiction of the spot where the body was suspected to be buried.
The activist said that she has toured a number of countries and represented the community. "Everywhere, I was asked one common question: When did you come to know you are different?
A highly orchestrated, secretly foreign-funded group of Australian environmental activists opposing the $16 billion Adani coalmine in Queensland has "dampened" Indian investment interest in Australia and received heated criticism from the federal ...
Mumbai-based Indian peace activist, Girish Chintan Modi, says social media offers the chance to interact with people on both sides of the fence when governments restrict them to physically do so.
Jayalalithaa, jayalalithaa health, jayalalithaa health rumours, activist arrested, activists arrest, social police have already arrested eight persons on the charge of spreading rumours about the health of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa ...
New Delhi: The Indian government must immediately release a Kashmiri human rights activist arrested last month on charges of involvement in activities against the public order, a group of United Nations experts urged on Wednesday.
New Delhi: With the recent murder of RTI activist Bhupendra Vira's, the death toll of those using the transparency law to target corruption and malpractices has gone up to 56.

A group of United Nations experts urged the Indian government on Wednesday to immediately release human rights activist Khurram Parvez, who was arrested last month in the Indian-controlled portion of Kashmir under a controversial security law. The U.N. ...
BENGALURU: A day after Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah refused to bow to public pressure against the 1,791-crore steel flyover project, citizens Against Steel Flyover (CASFo) said they will now aggressively pursue legal recourse to stop the project.
Khan's mobile was switched off when The Indian Express tried to contact him. RTI activist, Mumbai RTI activist, Mumbai RTI activist dead, RTI activist shot dead Bhupendra Vira, 60, was at home watching TV around 9 pm when the killer fired from outside ...
AURANGABAD: With only one government-run hospital - Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) - in the city and the growing burden on it, citizens have come forward demanding the state government to improve the healthcare facilities in ...
MANGALURU: A college student in Kundapur was assaulted by an ABVP activist for answering a query of his collegemate on Monday.
The move to restrict sale of pellet or air guns was made after a sustained campaign by animal rights activists and on the recommendation of Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI). According to a notification issued a few weeks ago, sale and transfer of ...
Satish Shetty murder: RTI activist's brother moves Bombay HC, says CBI probe 'compromised'. Sandeep Shetty, brother of slain RTI activist Satish Shetty has made CBI director Anilkumar Sinha and investigating officer Vijay Kumar Shukla respondents in ...
Maharashtra: activists plant 5K saplings in Beed. The NGO Karishmaa Care Foundation (KCF) also provided 3,000 litres of water storage tanks so that villagers could use drip irrigation in the absence of rainfall.
Navi Mumbai: Mahad activist Pravati Swain, ended her three-day fast at the deputy superintendent of police office (Mahad) on Friday midnight.
Agra, Oct 2 (IANS) Displaying "Gandhigiri" on Mahatma's birthday, activists here on Sunday offered water to Yamuna and put it on a glucose drip to protest total neglect of the river by the government.
A group of over two dozen prominent activists and academicians on Saturday discussed the aspects of violence in the present context and argued its philosophical dimensions at Sabarmati Ashram.
A section of beekeepers, farmers and activists marched in protest here against GM Mustard being considered for commercial cultivation in India. ... We have a right to assert that our food remains safe and GM Mustard is not," activist Rubi Rakhshit of MG.
India has brought the Balochi freedom struggle to the limelight. The Balochi freedom struggle is the largest problem in South Asia.
Medical row: activists attempt waving black flag at Kerala CM. The incident occurred when the chief minister was returning after paying floral tributes to the statue of Mahatma Gandhi at Gandhi Bhavan at Thycaud here on his 147th birth anniversary ...
Kashmir is a resolved issue, all it requires now is for people to sit at the table with India and let go of Pakistan, said Baloch activist Mir Mazdak Dilshad Baloch on Saturday. Asserting there is no comparison between the Baloch struggle for ...
BATHINDA: Lahore-based social activist and founder of 'Institute for peace and secular studies' (IPSS) Diep Saeeda has asked both India and Pakistan to shun hostilities and work for achieving the peace. She said Lahore and Amritsar, the two town of ...
Chintan Girish Modi from India and a supporter of the campaign called #aaodostikarein started an online petition "Indian and Pakistani citizens speak out against war." The petition would be given to Prime Minister Narindara Modi and Prime Minister ...
Chintan Girish Modi from India and a supporter of the campaign called #aaodostikarein started an online petition "Indian and Pakistani citizens speak out against war." The petition would be given to Prime Minister Narindara Modi and Prime Minister ...
Speaking at the protest, social activist Kavita Krishnan said, "India is not like Israel, which is a Jewish State, offering the "right to return" to Jews anywhere in the world.
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Dehradun: The announcement by Jitendra Singh, minister of state in the department of atomic energy who said on Tuesday that Dehradun is one of the sites being considered for an atomic energy plant, has met with vocal opposition from environmentalists ...
In a bizarre turn of events, some members of a political party in India beat dogs to death to protest against stray dogs. youth Front (Mani) party workers killed 10 dogs and hung the dead bodies on a pole as they paraded on the streets of Kottayam, a ...
As the Centre is set to spend Rs40,000 cr to make 20 cities in India "smart cities" and has released a list of 98 cities spread across 24 states to be developed as smart cities in the next few years, women activists have initiated a campaign for ...
But India's drive to overhaul its cities to accommodate a growing population of migrants will force tens of thousands of people from their slum homes as city planners spruce up central business districts and build metro train lines, activists say. "We ...
Last week, HRC hosted eight advocates working on transgender issues in India at our office in Washington, D.C. The activists were visiting the U.S. as part of a State Department cultural exchange program with the aim of "understanding transgender ...
When the accused saw him running away, they opened fire but Singh managed to escape unhurt, police said. (Representational image).
NK World, Islamabad, Sep 27 : Pakistan on Tuesday "strongly" condemned the continued "illegal detention" of Kashmiri rights activist Khurram Parvez and urged India to release him immediately and unconditionally.
RTI activist Shailesh Gandhi, in a letter to chief minister Devendra Fadnavis on Sunday, said that while many of the 200 open spaces with private parties were taken back in the past few months, those in the control of "influential persons", and those ...
TWO SENIOR police officials, including an additional superintendent of police, were booked in an attempt-to-murder case in Madhya Pradesh's Balaghat district Monday after they allegedly beat up an RSS activist in custody. The RSS activist, Suresh Yadav ...
"A person from any state in India should be allowed to purchase land and start a business in Kashmir. Like people from different states live together in Maharashtra, we want the same to happen in Kashmir.
By India.com News Desk | Updated: September 27, 2016 10:02 AM IST email ... Kottayam (Kerala) Sep 27: In a protest against dog menace in the state, activists in Kerala walked on the streets of Kottayam district with five dead dogs hung on a pole. With ...
Troubled to see the amount of food being wasted in the big, fat Indian weddings, management graduate Ankit Kawatra came up with the solution to redistribute it among the hungry.
Forged ID papers, 2 kg white powdery substance, one laptop, mobile phones, detonator, wire cutters, batteries Bangladeshi and Indian currency, letters written in Bengali, travel guide, books on chemicals and memory cards for camera were seized from them.


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