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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.

Artists design postcards for Irom Sharmila

Last Updated: Thursday, March 07, 2013, 13:59

A bunch of more than 60 artists from various parts of the country have designed postcards to express their solidarity with `Iron Lady` Irom Chanu Sharmila.

I will continue to fight against AFSPA: Irom Sharmila

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 05, 2013, 15:57

Undeterred by the Centre’s slow response to her fast seeking the withdrawal of the controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA), Iron Lady Irom Sharmila says she will not give up.

I am following Gandhiji`s principle of non-violence: Sharmila

Last Updated: Monday, March 04, 2013, 15:48

Activist Irom Sharmila Chanu, who was Monday charged with attempting suicide for her fast unto death here in 2006 while demanding repeal of controversial AFSPA, said she is following Mahatma Gandhi`s principle of non-violence.