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.
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.
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.
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 on Thursday passed away following a brief illness at a hospital, the city-based NGO umbrella group `Charkha` said.
Social activist Medha Patkar on Thursday said she was yet to take a decision on joining the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP).
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.
The government is likely to table the anti-graft bill in the Rajya Sabha on Friday.
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.
Noted social activist Aruna Roy has said that rural India, which suffers the worst aspects of democracy, is also where democracy is most alive.
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 was admitted to a hospital in Pune on Monday and is to undergo surgery tomorrow, as per reports.
Their relations apparently under strain, activist Anna Hazare on Wednesday had a meeting with former army chief Gen VK Singh.
Anna Hazare on Thursday said that he will launch a fresh agitation for Jan Lokpal bill from Delhi`s Ramlila ground in October-November.
The Goa Human Rights Commission has issued notices to the state government in connection with the alleged assault on a social activist.
A prominent social activist was on Wednesday shot dead by militants in Sopore township of north Kashmir`s Baramulla district, police said.
Social activist Aruna Roy denied having spoken anything about the differences between PM and Sonia Gandhi.
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.
Social activist Anna Hazare has said that his newly formed Jantantra Morcha will not float a political party or contest elections.
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