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Court finds prima facie evidence against Iron Sharmila Chanu

Last Updated: Thursday, June 05, 2014, 15:53

A local court has ruled that there is prima facie evidence of attempt to commit suicide against Manipur social activist Irom Sharmila Chanu, who has been on fast for the past 13 years to demand withdrawal of Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) from the state.

Very much eager to eat if AFSPA is revoked, says Irom Sharmila

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 08:44

Rights activist Irom Sharmila, who is on a fast for over 13 years in Manipur demanding repeal of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA), on Wednesday told a Delhi court that she was very much eager to eat if she gets the assurance that the "draconian" Act will be revoked.

Irom Sharmila wishes to meet Modi over AFSPA

Last Updated: Thursday, May 22, 2014, 17:33

Activist Irom Chanu Sharmila, on a fast-unto-death since the past 10 years against alleged rights violations by security forces, wants to meet Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi to secure his help in getting AFSPA repealed in Manipur, her lawyer said Thursday.

Irom Sharmila not allowed to vote in Manipur

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 14:39

Human rights activist Irom Sharmila Chanu, who has been on a fast for 13 years against a special, stringent anti-terror act in Manipur, was not allowed to vote in the Lok Sabha polls as per law.

Court issues production warrant against Irom Sharmila

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 01, 2014, 22:01

A Delhi court has issued production warrant for May 28 against rights activist Irom Sharmila after she did not appear before it in connection with a case lodged against her for allegedly attempting suicide during her fast-unto-death here in 2006.

Irom Sharmila rejects Congress for AAP, continues fast

Last Updated: Friday, March 14, 2014, 21:58

Activist Irom Chanu Sharmila, who has been on a fast-unto-death since the last 10 years against alleged rights violations by security forces, Friday continued her agitation even as she indicated supporting the AAP while rejecting Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh`s offer to join the Congress.

Court issues production warrant against Irom Sharmila

Last Updated: Thursday, December 19, 2013, 17:36

Delhi court issued a production warrant against `Iron lady` Irom Sharmila to appear Jan 30, next year in a case of attempted suicide during her fast-unto-death at Jantar Mantar here in 2006.

Court issues production warrant against Irom Sharmila

Last Updated: Thursday, December 19, 2013, 15:13

A Delhi court today issued production warrant for January 30 against rights activist Irom Sharmila after she failed to turn up in a case lodged against her for allegedly attempting suicide during her fast-unto- death here in 2006.

Remove restrictions on visitors to Irom, NHRC to Manipur Govt

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 30, 2013, 20:13

The NHRC Wednesday issued a notice to Manipur Govt seeking immediate removal of the "arbitrary restrictions" imposed on visitors wanting to meet activist Irom Sharmila.

Irom Sharmila remanded to judicial custody

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 24, 2013, 18:51

Social activist Irom Chanu Sharmila has been on fast for the past 12 years demanding withdrawal of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act.

Manipur activist `Iron Lady` Irom Sharmila`s 1000-word poem

Last Updated: Monday, May 20, 2013, 14:10

A 1000-word "very long" poem, penned by Irom Sharmila forms part of a new book on the activist from Manipur.

Campaign in support of Irom Sharmila begins

Last Updated: Friday, March 08, 2013, 19:39

Around 200 people participated in a `Save Sharmila Week` that began here in support of Manipuri activist Irom Sharmila Chanu to mark International Women`s Day.