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Swamy terms AAP, Aruna Roy, Mander as naxalites

Last Updated: Sunday, February 16, 2014, 00:42

BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Saturday said AAP is a "naxalite party" with no specific manifesto.

MNREGA facing crisis of implementation: Aruna Roy

Last Updated: Saturday, February 01, 2014, 20:59

Despite its great potential and promise, the UPA`s ambitious flagship programme MNREGA is facing a crisis of implementation, noted social activist Aruna Roy said here on Saturday.

Aruna Roy seeks early passage of grievance redress, whistleblower bills

Last Updated: Thursday, December 19, 2013, 21:03

Aruna Roy demanded the immediate passage of the grievance redress bill and the whistleblower protection bill contending enactment of Lokpal bill is not adequate to fight corruption.

Civil society members demand strong Lokpal Bill

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 17, 2013, 01:01

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.

NFIW meets Lok Sabha Speaker over Women`s Reservation Bill

Last Updated: Monday, December 02, 2013, 22:26

A strong plea for the passage of the long-pending Women`s Reservation Bill in the forthcoming winter session of Parliament was made on Monday by the National Federation of Indian Women (NFIW).

Democracy most alive in rural India: Aruna Roy

Last Updated: Friday, November 01, 2013, 09:37

Noted social activist Aruna Roy has said that rural India, which suffers the worst aspects of democracy, is also where democracy is most alive.

SC to hear pleas against Aadhar

Last Updated: Monday, October 07, 2013, 19:32

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.

`Govt`s move to exempt political parties from RTI unfortunate`

Last Updated: Sunday, August 04, 2013, 08:37

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.

Govt re-constitutes NAC, Xaxa replaces Aruna Roy

Last Updated: Thursday, June 06, 2013, 16:20

After the exit of Aruna Roy, government has reconstituted the National Advisory Council by inducting renowned sociologist Virginius Xaxa into the 12-member panel chaired by Sonia Gandhi.

Aruna Roy denies remarks about differences between PM, Sonia

Last Updated: Sunday, June 02, 2013, 23:32

Social activist Aruna Roy denied having spoken anything about the differences between PM and Sonia Gandhi.

Govt focussing on growth at cost of people: Aruna Roy

Last Updated: Thursday, May 30, 2013, 21:10

Social activist Aruna Roy hit out at government saying it was focussing on economic reforms and growth at the cost of poor people.

Aruna Roy opts out of NAC

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 29, 2013, 12:45

Social activist Aruna Roy has decided not to continue in the UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi-led NAC after her term expires on Friday.