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Sana Iqbal, cross-country woman biker and activist, dies in car crash

Sana Iqbal, cross-country woman biker and activist, dies in car crash

Cross-country woman biker and social activist Sana Iqbal died in a car crash accident on Tuesday morning in Hyderabad.

Oct 25, 2017, 08:09 AM IST
Senior journalist Gauri Lankesh shot dead in Bengaluru

Senior journalist Gauri Lankesh shot dead in Bengaluru

Gauri Lankesh was the daughter of writer and journalist P Lankesh. 

Sep 05, 2017, 21:11 PM IST

Thai activist jailed for two and a half years for posting BBC article

He was also charged with violating a computer crime law for posting a link to the BBC report, which was shared by more than 2,000 people.

Aug 15, 2017, 16:49 PM IST
Right to Information is my new amulet: Faith-healer-cum-RTI activist Ghulam Mohiudin Sheikh

Right to Information is my new amulet: Faith-healer-cum-RTI activist Ghulam Mohiudin Sheikh

Apart from the amulet that Peer Sahab, as he is generally known, gives the believer, he files a Right to Information (RTI) application wherever needed.

Aug 14, 2017, 13:45 PM IST
Kerala: Union Minister Arun Jaitley meets, consoles grieving kin of slain RSS worker

Kerala: Union Minister Arun Jaitley meets, consoles grieving kin of slain RSS worker

Earlier Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan condemned the murder and called for an all-party meeting on August 6 regarding the same.

 

Aug 06, 2017, 12:57 PM IST

Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny released from jail after 25-day stint: Spokeswoman

Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny was released from a Moscow prison on Friday, his spokeswoman said, after completing a 25-day sentence for repeatedly violating the law on organising public meetings.

Jul 07, 2017, 17:26 PM IST
Vietnam detains activists after South China Sea ruling

Vietnam detains activists after South China Sea ruling

Scores of activists were detained in Vietnam`s capital as they gathered to protest against China.

Jul 17, 2016, 13:41 PM IST
Illegal cattle transportation to Nepal: SC asks Centre to frame rules in 3 months

Illegal cattle transportation to Nepal: SC asks Centre to frame rules in 3 months

The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Centre to frame rules to stop illegal transportation of cattle to Nepal within three months.

Jul 12, 2016, 19:53 PM IST
Trump defends his statement on Saddam Hussein

Trump defends his statement on Saddam Hussein

Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican presidential candidate, has defended his remarks on Saddam Hussein saying that he hated him but the Iraqi dictator was "good at killing terrorists."

Jul 07, 2016, 13:04 PM IST

Minority voice is one you should always protect: Amal Clooney

Renowned lawyer and activist Amal Clooney on Friday asserted that minority voice should always be protected in a society advocating a free speech.

Mar 19, 2016, 00:25 AM IST

Activist Irom Sharmila released from judicial custody

Human Rights Activist Irom Chanu Sharmila was on Monday released from judicial custody.

Feb 29, 2016, 19:07 PM IST

Demand for withdrawal of land bill grows

Farmers and activists on Thursday demanded withdrawal of the NDA government's Land Acquisition law even as members of a parliamentary panel looking into the vexed legislation asked them to press Members of Parliament for support.

Jul 23, 2015, 21:09 PM IST

Release delay for US activist held 43 years in solitary

A former Black Panther activist who spent a record 43 years in solitary confinement saw his pending release delayed again Friday in a case that has provoked outrage among US rights groups.

Jun 12, 2015, 23:24 PM IST

Azerbaijan jails opposition activist for 6 years

A court in Azerbaijan on Monday sentenced an opposition activist to six years in prison on drug charges which he denounced as politically motivated.

Jun 01, 2015, 22:01 PM IST

Angolan activist gets six months suspended jail sentence

An Angolan court on Thursday sentenced a prominent anti-corruption activist to a six-month suspended jail term for defaming army generals in a book about violence in the country`s diamond mining industry.

May 28, 2015, 17:44 PM IST

Pakistan Government defers execution of former MQM activist by 30 days

 The Pakistan government today deferred by 30 days the execution of an ex-MQM activist convicted for target killings, amid allegations by him that the murders were carried out on party chief Altaf Hussain's order.

Mar 31, 2015, 01:40 AM IST
B-Town wishes Nobel Peace prize winners Kailash Satyarthi, Malala Yousafzai

B-Town wishes Nobel Peace prize winners Kailash Satyarthi, Malala Yousafzai

The Nobel Peace Prize winners Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai are receiving wishes from the world. How can Bollywood be far behind?

Oct 10, 2014, 17:26 PM IST

Imprisoned Syrian activist wins PEN Pinter prize

An imprisoned Syrian journalist and human rights activist has won a major writing award celebrating free speech.

Oct 10, 2014, 04:10 AM IST
My mother was sexually abused as a child: Jane Fonda

My mother was sexually abused as a child: Jane Fonda

 

Los Angeles: Actress-activist Jane Fonda has opened up about her mother's sexual abuse, saying she discovered about the shocking story when she was writing her memoirs.

Sep 30, 2014, 11:21 AM IST
Activist moves court over ramp built by Shah Rukh Khan near his bungalow

Activist moves court over ramp built by Shah Rukh Khan near his bungalow

An activist today moved a local court in Bandra here seeking to file a nuisance lawsuit against Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan for "illegally" constructing a ramp adjoining his residence.

Sep 12, 2014, 20:29 PM IST

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