The AAP rebel camp on Friday claimed that rights activist Aruna Roy, a former comrade of Arvind Kejriwal from his RTI campaign days, would be attending a meeting called by them next week along with over 100 Lok Sabha poll nominees who had fought on the party's ticket.
Criticising Narendra Modi as a Prime Minister, who only "tweets" rather than talking to the people, social activist Aruna Roy on Thursday said there appeared to be "more rhetoric but very little action" on his part.
Bollywood actor Aamir Khan today expressed sadness over the trend of political parties giving tickets to candidates with criminal background considering their winning ability, but expressed hope that people at large would stop voting for criminals.
Supporting the demand for a strong Lokpal Bill, civil society members on Monday said there was need for other Bills like the Whistleblower protection bill to fight corruption and ensure a transparent and accountable government.
The Supreme Court will on Tuesday hear a batch of petitions, including the one filed by social worker like Aruna Roy against the implementation of the Aadhar scheme or the "Unique Identification Number" System (UID), by linking it to various welfare schemes.
Social activist Aruna Roy on Saturday said that political parties should come under RTI in order to maintain transparency in their financial matters and termed as "unfortunate" any attempt to nullify the CIC order in this regard.
Finding the Economic Survey "wanting" in its social security commitment for unorganised workers, NAC member Aruna Roy on Wednesday said it did not specify how the government intends to attend the issue.