A non-bailable arrest warrant was issued on Friday against Lal Masjid cleric Maulana Abdul Aziz for threatening civil society members who were protesting against him for not condemning the Peshawar school massacre.
Civil society, NGOs, socio- political organisations will be asked to provide volunteers to guard more than 11,000 unmanned railway crossings across the country to minimise death on tracks, Lok Sabha was told on Monday.
Members of the LGBT community and civil society activists on Thursday held a protest here against the Supreme Court verdict of 2013 criminalising gay sex, saying it represented a violation of human rights.
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.
Several civil society members and prominent intellectuals of Assam joined to voice support for Anna Hazare while the AGP announced to stage a dharna programme and march to Raj Bhavan on August 29 in support of a strong Lokpal.