Anna Hazare receives threat letter

Hazare supporter informed police that a man riding a scooter had dropped the letter containing the alleged threat.

Nepalese girls rape case: Sangwan for legal action against diplomat

Expressing shock over the alleged rape of two Nepalese girls by a Saudi diplomat, social activist Jagmati Sangwan on Wednesday demanded a thorough investigation into the matter.

Veterans serve country but do not get their due, says Anna Hazare

Social activist Anna Hazare joined ex-servicemen and families of Kargil war martyrs staging a protest over non-implementation of One Rank One Pension (OROP) scheme at Jantar Mantar on Sunday.

Activist instigating tribals to encroach forest land, arrested in UP

A social activist along with another person was arrested today for allegedly instigating tribals to encroach forest land.

CBI to probe foreign funds to Teesta-linked firm, bank A/C frozen

In fresh trouble for social activist Teesta Setalvad, government on Friday asked CBI to probe the receipt of over Rs 3 crore by private firm Sabrang Communication and Publishing Pvt Limited (SCPPL) linked to her from foreign donors, including US-based Ford Foundation, in alleged violation of FCRA rules.

Raje needs to quit: Aruna Roy

Demanding a probe into the Lalit Modi controversy, noted social activist Aruna Roy Friday said the Rajasthan Chief Minister should quit to ensure a fair investigation.

Will seek legal opinion: Hazare on diktat to change NGO name

Social activist Anna Hazare on Thursday said he would seek a legal opinion on the Pune-based Charity Commissioner notice for removal of the word 'Bhrashtachar' (corruption) from the name of his NGO, Bhrashtachar Virodhi Jan Andholan-Maharashtra.

Cops shielding ex-Goa minister in assault case: Activist

Social activist and lawyer Aires Rodrigues, whose petition led the local court to issue an arrest warrant against former minister Francisco Mickky Pacheco in a 2006 assault case, has now accused the police of "allowing the politician to abscond".

Remove or replace minister facing Lokayukta probe: UP Govt told

Alleging that an Uttar Pradesh minister against whom a complaint is pending before the Lokayukta has been putting pressure on witnesses, social activist Nutan Thakur on Saturday demanded that the minister be either removed or replaced to ensure a free and fair inquiry.

Social activist pulls up Akhilesh govt following Meerut gang-rape

New Delhi: Terming the incident of rape of a 22-year-old woman in Meerut as shameful, Social Activist Ranjana Kumari on Tuesday pulled up the Akhilesh Yadav-led government in Uttar Pradesh and demanded for ensuring better women's safety in that state.

PIL urges Bombay HC to declare dengue an epidemic

A PIL was filed in the Bombay High Court on Tuesday urging the Court to declare dengue as an epidemic due to the number of lives lost to it.

PM Modi pays tribute to Eknath Ranade

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that no one in the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) can match the perfection of former leader and social activist Eknath Ranade.

Medha Patkar threatens nationwide stir, opposes change in Land Act

Opposing possible changes in the Land Acquistion, Resettlement and Rehabilitation Act, 2013, social activist Medha Patkar on Tuesday warned the NDA government of a tough resistance across the country.

Negligible representation of Muslims in UP Police

Recent data released by UP government about representation of Muslims in Police force flies in the face of the claims made by government and political parties about uplift of the community.

Social activist Ila Pathak passes away

Social activist Ila Pathak on Thursday passed away following a brief illness at a hospital, the city-based NGO umbrella group `Charkha` said.

No decision yet on joining AAP: Medha Patkar

Social activist Medha Patkar on Thursday said she was yet to take a decision on joining the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP).

Anna Hazare, a veteran of 18 `fast` agitations

On the 18th day of December, Anna Hazare finally called off his 18th fast -- most unlikely to be his last -- during his prolonged struggles for various public causes.

Anna`s fast enters fourth day; Lokpal Bill likely in Rajya Sabha

The government is likely to table the anti-graft bill in the Rajya Sabha on Friday.

Hazare gets acknowledgement of letter written to Sonia

Anna Hazare on Tuesday received an acknowledgement of the letter he had written to Sonia Gandhi on December 2 about the passage of Jan Lokpal Bill in Parliament.

Hazare gets acknowledgement of letter written to Sonia

Anna Hazare on Tuesday received an acknowledgement of the letter he had written to Sonia Gandhi on December 2 about the passage of Jan Lokpal Bill in Parliament.