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Hong Kong democracy activist freed from jail, vows to join protest over controversial extradition bill

Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong walked free from prison on Monday after serving nearly five weeks for contempt of court, pledging to join a mass protest movement demanding that the city`s Beijing-backed leader, Carrie Lam, to step down. 

Jun 17, 2019, 10:01 AM IST

Clash between Congress and Hindu Yuva Vahini activists in RaeBareli

This is the video of the clash between Congress and Hindu Yuva Vahini activists. HUV activists were assaulted for not saying 'Çhowkidar chor hai' and Congress had alleged that abusive words were used against Priyanka Gandhi. To know more watch complete video..

Mar 19, 2019, 11:02 AM IST

Activist who tried to enter Sabarimala Temple suspended from BSNL

Rehana worked as a telecom technician in BSNL.

Nov 27, 2018, 22:15 PM IST

House of activist Rehana Fatima attacked while she was trying to reach Sabarimala Temple

Rehana had made a failed attempt to reach the temple with heavy police protection.

Oct 20, 2018, 17:54 PM IST

Bhima-Koregaon case: Delhi HC frees activist Gautam Navlakha from house arrest

The court said Navlakha's detention has exceeded 24 hours which was 'untenable'.

Oct 01, 2018, 16:51 PM IST

Activists arrested for evidence on their link with Maoists, Maharashtra Police to Supreme Court

The apex court while ordering the house arrest of the five activists on August 29 till September 6 had categorically said that "dissent is the safety valve of democracy".

Sep 05, 2018, 13:07 PM IST

Sana Iqbal, cross-country woman biker and activist, dies in car crash

Cross-country woman biker and social activist Sana Iqbal died in a car crash accident on Tuesday morning in Hyderabad.

Oct 25, 2017, 08:09 AM IST

Senior journalist Gauri Lankesh shot dead in Bengaluru

Gauri Lankesh was the daughter of writer and journalist P Lankesh. 

Sep 05, 2017, 21:11 PM IST

Thai activist jailed for two and a half years for posting BBC article

He was also charged with violating a computer crime law for posting a link to the BBC report, which was shared by more than 2,000 people.

Aug 15, 2017, 16:49 PM IST

Right to Information is my new amulet: Faith-healer-cum-RTI activist Ghulam Mohiudin Sheikh

Apart from the amulet that Peer Sahab, as he is generally known, gives the believer, he files a Right to Information (RTI) application wherever needed.

Aug 14, 2017, 13:45 PM IST

Kerala: Union Minister Arun Jaitley meets, consoles grieving kin of slain RSS worker

Earlier Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan condemned the murder and called for an all-party meeting on August 6 regarding the same.


Aug 06, 2017, 12:57 PM IST

Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny released from jail after 25-day stint: Spokeswoman

Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny was released from a Moscow prison on Friday, his spokeswoman said, after completing a 25-day sentence for repeatedly violating the law on organising public meetings.

Jul 07, 2017, 17:26 PM IST

Vietnam detains activists after South China Sea ruling

Scores of activists were detained in Vietnam`s capital as they gathered to protest against China.

Jul 17, 2016, 13:41 PM IST

Illegal cattle transportation to Nepal: SC asks Centre to frame rules in 3 months

The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Centre to frame rules to stop illegal transportation of cattle to Nepal within three months.

Jul 12, 2016, 19:53 PM IST

Trump defends his statement on Saddam Hussein

Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican presidential candidate, has defended his remarks on Saddam Hussein saying that he hated him but the Iraqi dictator was "good at killing terrorists."

Jul 07, 2016, 13:04 PM IST

Minority voice is one you should always protect: Amal Clooney

Renowned lawyer and activist Amal Clooney on Friday asserted that minority voice should always be protected in a society advocating a free speech.

Mar 19, 2016, 00:25 AM IST

Activist Irom Sharmila released from judicial custody

Human Rights Activist Irom Chanu Sharmila was on Monday released from judicial custody.

Feb 29, 2016, 19:07 PM IST

Demand for withdrawal of land bill grows

Farmers and activists on Thursday demanded withdrawal of the NDA government's Land Acquisition law even as members of a parliamentary panel looking into the vexed legislation asked them to press Members of Parliament for support.

Jul 23, 2015, 21:09 PM IST

Release delay for US activist held 43 years in solitary

A former Black Panther activist who spent a record 43 years in solitary confinement saw his pending release delayed again Friday in a case that has provoked outrage among US rights groups.

Jun 12, 2015, 23:24 PM IST

Azerbaijan jails opposition activist for 6 years

A court in Azerbaijan on Monday sentenced an opposition activist to six years in prison on drug charges which he denounced as politically motivated.

Jun 01, 2015, 22:01 PM IST