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.

Democracy most alive in rural India: Aruna Roy

Noted social activist Aruna Roy has said that rural India, which suffers the worst aspects of democracy, is also where democracy is most alive.

Court seeks report on complaint against `Anna SMS cards`

A court directed the Delhi police to file an action taken report on a plea seeking registration of FIR against Anna Hazare.

Social activist Anna Hazare to undergo surgery

Social activist Anna Hazare was admitted to a hospital in Pune on Monday and is to undergo surgery tomorrow, as per reports.

Anna Hazare has meeting with VK Singh

Their relations apparently under strain, activist Anna Hazare on Wednesday had a meeting with former army chief Gen VK Singh.

Fresh agitation for Jan Lokpal from October: Anna Hazare

Anna Hazare on Thursday said that he will launch a fresh agitation for Jan Lokpal bill from Delhi`s Ramlila ground in October-November.

Goa activist assault: Human Rights Commission issues notice

The Goa Human Rights Commission has issued notices to the state government in connection with the alleged assault on a social activist.

Social activist shot dead by militants in J&K

A prominent social activist was on Wednesday shot dead by militants in Sopore township of north Kashmir`s Baramulla district, police said.

Aruna Roy denies remarks about differences between PM, Sonia

Social activist Aruna Roy denied having spoken anything about the differences between PM and Sonia Gandhi.

Give protection to social activist: HC to police

The Bombay High Court on Wednesday sought the city police commissioner`s response to allegations of threat received by social activist Mohammed Kasim Khan, whose sting operation led to suspension of 36 police personnel.

Anna Hazare`s Jantantra Morcha not to contest elections

Social activist Anna Hazare has said that his newly formed Jantantra Morcha will not float a political party or contest elections.

Social activist seeks direction to refer his complaint to HC

A social activist filed an application before the Lokayukta court, seeking a direction to refer his complaint alleging irregularities in the Bangalore- Mysore Expressway Project, to the HC on certain clarifications.

We don`t need foreign companies: Anna Hazare

India can create adequate employment opportunities for its people and there is no need to invite foreign companies, Anna Hazare said.