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16 November, 2018 2:22 PM Sabarimala protests: After over 12-hour wait at Kerala airport, police ask Trupti Desai to return to Pune

Kochi: Amid over a 12-hour stand-off with devotees and others, including BJP workers, at the airport here vowing not to let her proceed to the Sabarimala shrine, activist Trupti Desai said police have asked her to return to Pune. The development comes even as the doors to the Lord Ayyappa temple opened for the "Mandala Makkaravillakku" puja. The activist 209

12 November, 2018 12:44 PM Not Possible To Use Biometrics To Identify Dead: Aadhaar Body To Court

The Delhi High Court was hearing a petition filed by social activist Amit Sahni seeking a direction to the centre and UIDAI to utilise Aadhaar biometrics to identify the unidentified dead bodies. The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) told the Delhi High Court on Monday that it was technically not possible to match the fingerprints of an unidentified 122

8 November, 2018 11:41 AM Anti-Corruption Activist Agnes Kharshiing Attacked In Meghalaya, Critical

Agnes Kharshiing has been raising her voice against the rampant coal smuggling in the Jaintia Hills region for the last few years. Noted anti-corruption and women's rights activist of Meghalaya, Agnes Kharshiing, is reportedly critical after she was brutally attacked by unidentified persons this afternoon in East Jaintia Hills, about 120 kilometres from state 79

30 October, 2018 4:33 AM This Hyderabad Man Feeds The Poor Daily, Says, "Hunger Has No Religion"

Azhar Maqsusi extended the free food initiative to other places like Bengaluru, Raichur, Tandoor, and parts of Jharkhand and Assam. Azhar Maqsusi, a social activist from Hyderabad, has made it his life's mission to reach out to the poor and provide them free food. He can be spotted feeding the underprivileged outside the city's Gandhi General Hospital 132

26 October, 2018 11:58 AM Bhima Koregaon Case: Bombay HC rejects extension of Arun Ferreira, Vernon Gonsalves' house arrest

Bombay High Court on Friday refused to extend house arrest for activist Arun Ferreira and Vernon Gonsalves. The defence had moved an application before Pune Session Court seeking an extension of house arrest for seven days for Vernon Gonsalves and Arun Ferreira since their house arrest is ending today. Following Supreme Court's order, Pune Police can now arrest 318

22 October, 2018 3:22 PM After Amritsar Tragedy, Activist Files Case Against Navjot Kaur Sidhu

A number of spectators were standing on the railway track and taking photographs of the Ravana effigy burning when the speeding train ploughed through them on Friday evening. Amid a political blame-game over the Amritsar train tragedy, a social activist has filed a case against Navjot Kaur Sidhu in a Bihar court on Monday. He held organisers of the Dussehra 89

17 October, 2018 3:52 AM RTI reveals Kohinoor diamond was 'surrendered', not 'handed over' to the British

The written response from the Archaeological Survey of India is divergent from the Centre's version in the Supreme Court in 2016 The 108-carat Kohinoor diamond was "surrendered" by the Maharaja of Lahore to the Queen of England and "not handed over" to the British nearly 170 years ago, according to a Right to Information (RTI) reply. The information 151

16 October, 2018 4:59 AM Harvard Discriminates Against Asian-Americans, Lawyer Says At Trial

Harvard University discriminates against Asian-American applicants in order to illegally limit how many it admits, a lawyer for a group suing the school said on Monday at the start of a closely watched trial. The trial in federal court in Boston pits the Ivy League school against Students for Fair Admissions, whose 2014 lawsuit challenges the use of race as a factor 91

15 October, 2018 2:33 PM Not Surprised By MK Akbar's Move, Say Women Activists

One of the activists, Vani Subramanian, said MJ Akbar was "not the first man to not accept his mistakes" and won't be the last Several women rights activists today said they were not surprised by Union Minister MJ Akbar's decision to go to court against a journalist who has accused him of sex harassment. One of the activists, Vani Subramanian, said Mr Akbar 112

13 October, 2018 4:31 PM After GD Agarwal's Death, Another Fasting Ganga Activist Hospitalised

Sant Gopaldas, 36, was admitted to the emergency ward of AIIMS, Rishikesh. Two days after Ganga activist GD Agarwal died at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in Rishikesh, another activist, 36-year-old Sant Gopaldas was rushed to the premier institute early Saturday. He was brought to the hospital at 3.45 am and admitted to the emergency ward, acting 139