Activist

Activists urge Supreme Court judges to look after migrants

Many activists wrote to the Chief Justice of India and other judges of the Supreme Court seeking an urgent listing of the intervention in the suo motu petition regarding migrants.

published on : 11th May 2021

This Kerala-based visually-challenged activist vows to empower disabled

Running a foundation to serve differently-abled, Tiffany Brar is striving to keep their spirits high, reports Cynthia Chandran

published on : 9th May 2021

Myanmar junta releases 23,000 prisoners in Buddhist New Year's amnesty

A prison official told AFP on condition of anonymity that jails across the country will start freeing more than 23,000 people on Saturday.

published on : 17th April 2021

15-year-old SFI activist stabbed to death in gang war in Kerala; CPM alleges political murder by BJP

According to the Vallikunnam police, the incident took place at 9.30 pm when Abhimanyu and his friends reached the Padayanivettam Devi temple to attend a festival.

published on : 15th April 2021

Hong Kong activists plead guilty to joining democracy rally

Lai is already being held in custody on other charges related to his outspoken opposition to China’s crackdown on civil liberties in the former British colony.

published on : 7th April 2021

Attack on RTI activist in Odisha: BJP protests police inaction

Hundreds of BJP workers reached Dharmasala police station in a rally from Jaraka bazaar.

published on : 3rd April 2021

Activist, transman harassed for sheltering lesbian couple?

An LGBTQ activist and a transman were allegedly harassed by the Madurai police and dragged to different police stations in Chennai on Tuesday for protecting a lesbian couple.

published on : 19th March 2021

Prominent Egyptian activist jailed 18-months for 'fake news'

Sanaa Seif, of Egypt's most well-known family of activists, was arrested in June last year, and was accused by prosecutors of “broadcasting fake news and rumours”.

published on : 18th March 2021

Left without funds due to policies, activists take political plunge this election season

Arul  Doss, who backed Aam Admi party in the State in 2016, says he is  supporting his friends from DMK and VCK.

published on : 16th March 2021

Back home, Disha Ravi pours her heart out

She spoke to her family friend and advocate R Prasanna. “She told me that she wanted to put out a statement on social media.

published on : 14th March 2021

Flower protest in Paris for Iranian no-headscarf activist

Over recent years, dozens of Iranian women have been detained for protesting the mandatory wearing of the hijab.

published on : 8th March 2021

Thailand charges more activists with sedition, royal insults

The sedition charges, which carry a maximum penalty of up to seven years in prison, stem from an antigovernment rally in September, though details on the alleged offenses were not immediately clear.

published on : 8th March 2021

As US mulls Afghan exit, activist sees long fight for women

Sima Samar, who says discrimination based on ethnicity and gender is still widespread, is a member of Afghanistan's minority Hazaras, who have faced discrimination for centuries.

published on : 8th March 2021

Social activist seeks to withdraw sexual assault complaint against Karnataka BJP leader Ramesh Jarkiholi

Jarkiholi had resigned from the council of ministers after a complaint was filed and a sex-tape purportedly featuring him had gone viral on social media. 

published on : 7th March 2021
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