Manipuri rights activist Irom Sharmila today told a Delhi court that she was ready to end her fast if the controversial Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) was repealed and expressed her desire to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss the issue.
JNU Vice Chancellor Jagdesh Kumar has appealed to the students to reconsider their march to Jantar Mantar on Thursday afternoon in protest against arrest of their president in a sedition case, citing "safety" reasons.
Ex-servicemen seeking changes in Government's One Rank One Pension (OROP) scheme on Sunday staged a protest outside Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's residence and vowed to continue it there, alleging that he failed to respond to concerns raised by them during an earlier meeting.
Activist Anna Hazare on Sunday accused the Modi government of "soft-pedalling" the Lokpal issue, saying the delay in constitution of the anti-corruption ombudsman has put a question mark on its "intention and credibility" to tackle graft.
Disappointed with Supreme Court's decision to reject the petition filed by the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) against the release of the juvenile offender in the December 16 gang-rape case, Nirbhaya's parents on Monday said that the women of this country will never get justice.
The parents of the December 16 gang-rape victim and scores of protesters led by some NGOs will continue to protest at the Jantar Mantar on Monday against the release of juvenile convict in the Nirbhaya gang-rape case.Nirbhaya's parents and other protesters were detained by the police after they s
The parents of the Delhi gang-rape victim will now hold a protest march at Jantar Mantar, which was earlier slated to be held at India Gate, but because of the imposition of Section 144 in the area, they were not allowed.