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Feb 17, 2018
Dalit activist who set himself on fire in Gujarat over delay in land allotment succumbs to burn injuriesA Dalit activist, who set himself on fire in Gujarat over govt's failure to regularise land tilled by a landless labourer, succumbed to his burn injuries
Feb 08, 2018
Electronic Frontier Foundation founder John Perry Barlow passes awayHe also wrote lyrics for Grateful Dead songs including “Black Throated Wind” and “Blown Away,” among others.
Jan 29, 2018
Thai activist flees Thailand after being summoned for prosecution after posting BBC articleThe BBC article was published shortly after King Maha Vajiralongkorn ascended the throne in December 2016 following the death of King Bhumibol Adulyadej.
Jan 28, 2018
Facing backlash, Karnataka government modifies circular directing withdrawal of cases against minority communityAmid growing criticism, the Karnataka government has decided to amend its earlier circular and replace the words "innocent minorities" with "all innocent".
Jan 14, 2018
Poor funding, focus on short-term goals impede universal healthcare system in IndiaIf the state and Centre can collaborate on a national tax system, why can’t India similarly create a nationwide universal healthcare system?
Dec 29, 2017
TMC activists clash with protesters agitating against power grid project in West Bengal; vehicles set ablaze, several injuredSeveral people were injured as clashes broke out between protesters agitating against a power grid project and Trinamool Congress activists in West Bengal
Dec 25, 2017
Alexie Navalny hopes to scupper Vladimir Putin's fourth term in office: All you need to know about anti-corruption activistAnti-corruption activist Alexie Navalny is being considered the formidable foe Russia president Vladimir Putin may face in the upcoming presidential elections scheduled to take place in March 2018
Dec 07, 2017
Gujarat court grants bail to former BJP MP in RTI activist murder caseA special court on Wednesday granted bail to former BJP MP Dinu Bogha Solanki, an accused in the 2010 murder of RTI activist Amit Jethwa.
Dec 01, 2017
CPM slams BJP's demand for President's Rule in Tripura, calls it 'political bankruptcy'The ruling CPM in Tripura has criticised BJP for demanding imposition of President's Rule in the state and termed it as "political bankruptcy".
Nov 16, 2017
Odd-even isn't the answer to Delhi's air pollution woes, industrial emissions bigger enemy, says activistMahendra Pandey, an enivironmental activist and former scientist with the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), has been a long-time critic of the odd-even rule in Delhi, repeatedly arguing against it as a measure of curbing pollution