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RTI activist among others join AAP in Meghalaya

Last Updated: Thursday, January 23, 2014, 19:47

A woman RTI activist and several women in Meghalaya joined the Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Admi Party as the party is enrolling members to reach the one crore mark by January 26.

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.

UN General Assembly to hear Indian civil society concerns

Last Updated: Sunday, September 22, 2013, 18:43

`Wada Na Todo`, an umbrella body of Indian civil society groups, will voice concerns regarding fresh development goals at the UN General Assembly (UNGA) on September 25.

Civil Society delegation to assess situation in Kishtwar

Last Updated: Sunday, August 25, 2013, 21:20

A five-member J&K Civil Society delegation will visit Kishtwar district to take stock of the situation and to know the exact course of events on August 9, that led to a clash and subsequent violence.

N-E civil society body asks for repeal of AFSPA

Last Updated: Saturday, December 22, 2012, 14:26

The North-East Dialogue Forum (NEDF), has requested the Centre to repeal the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act from states in the region.

Civil society agrees on govt`s stand on Internet: Kapil Sibal

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 27, 2012, 21:25

Government on Tuesday said it has arrived at a consensus with civil society and other stakeholders over the management of Internet.

PM’s pitch sharpens the RTI divide

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 17, 2012, 16:39

The less-talkative PM is at the receiving end for speaking his mind on the RTI Act.

PIL in SC seeking SIT probe in coalgate

Last Updated: Thursday, October 04, 2012, 19:43

Members of civil society on Thursday approached the Supreme Court seeking a court-monitored SIT probe into the coal block allocations scam.

Demand to bring in major electoral reforms

Last Updated: Saturday, September 22, 2012, 20:48

Civil Society members on Saturday batted for major electoral reforms, including putting a check on freebies to lure voters, and asked political parties to be more transparent and accountable to voters.

Maoists target civil society: Human Rights Watch

Last Updated: Monday, July 30, 2012, 12:08

Both Maoists and Indian authorities have threatened and attacked civil society activists, Human Rights Watch said in a report released Monday.

Omar thanks people of J&K for making 2011 peaceful

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 22, 2012, 17:45

J&K CM Omar Abdullah sought wholehearted support from the civil society in maintaining tranquility and carry peace dividends.

Anna Hazare led civil society under attack in LS

Last Updated: Sunday, May 13, 2012, 15:58

RJD chief Lalu Prasad saying any design to target the Constitution and Parliament should be thwarted.