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Mehta `betrayed` Gujarat over Lokayukta: Civil rights activist

Last Updated: Thursday, August 08, 2013, 21:56

Justice (retd) Mehta`s refusal to assume office of the Gujarat Lokayukta invited a strong reaction from an eminent jurist and civil rights activist.

Mohanty seeks presence of `real` Maoists

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 21, 2012, 19:43

Civil Rights activist Dandapani Mohanty, sought the presence of any one of 3 "real" Maoists lodged in different jails of the country to expedite talks.

Binayak Sen walks free from prison

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 19, 2011, 00:57

Additional Sessions Judge BP Verma directed Sen to surrender his passport as a bail condition.

Manipur activist Sharmila completes 10 years of fasting

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 02, 2010, 13:23

Civil rights activist Irom Sharmila Chanu completed 10 years of her fast-unto-death on Tuesday, demanding withdrawal of the controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA), 1958, from Manipur.

Dorothy Height, civil rights activist, dies at 98

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 20, 2010, 22:32

Dorothy Height, the leading female voice of the 1960s civil rights movement and a participant in historic marches with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and others, died Tuesday. She was 98.

Civil rights activist Sharmila released, but fast continues

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 09, 2010, 13:02

Civil rights activist Irom Sharmila, on a fast unto death for more than nine years demanding repeal of the controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) 1958 from Manipur, was released Tuesday but her fast continued.