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No clear wave in favour of Modi: Anna Hazare

Mar 22, 2014

No clear wave in favour of Modi: Anna Hazare

Social activist Anna Hazare today said that there was no clear wave in favour of BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendera Modi. #Anna Hazare #NewsTracker #social activist #Narendera Modi
Professional hitmen were used to kill Dabholkar?

Aug 26, 2013

Professional hitmen were used to kill Dabholkar?

1400 people questioned for murder of anti-superstition activist Dr Narendra Dabholkar, no clear leads yet #NewsTracker #Pune #social activist #Murder #Narendra Dabholkar #anti-superstition bill
Mrinal Gore, the 'Paniwali Bai' of Maharashtra, passes away

Jul 18, 2012

Mrinal Gore, the 'Paniwali Bai' of Maharashtra, passes away

Gore belonged to that special set of women who took to politics in a period when it was virtually unthinkable for women to be involved in public work. #InMemoriam #Maharashtra #social activist #Mrinal Gore
Confessions of a former social activist: A learning moment

May 07, 2012

Confessions of a former social activist: A learning moment

Yoginder Sikand has written a deeply honest essay baring his soul and the relentless negativity of social activists who advocate for the "oppressed." It represents an important learning moment for everyone, left, right and centre. #India #Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi #social activist #Yoginder Sikand #GoodReads

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Arvind Kejriwal

Aug 19, 2014

A Castro breaks tradition with 'no' vote in Cuba

(AP) -- Yet another revolutionary tradition has been broken in Cuba: A lawmaker voted "no" in parliament. And it wasn't just any lawmaker. Mariela Castro, the daughter of President Raul Castro and niece of Fidel Castro, gave the thumbs-down to a work... #Cuba #Fidel Castro #Mariela Castro #University of Denver
Arvind Kejriwal

Aug 17, 2014

Tens of thousands stage Hong Kong pro-gov't rally

(AP) -- Tens of thousands of people, many wearing red as a sign of their patriotism to China, took part in a demonstration march in Hong Kong on Sunday to protest a planned civil disobedience campaign by pro-democracy activists in the city. Demonstra... #China #Beijing #Hong Kong
Arvind Kejriwal

Jul 23, 2014

Contraception couture! Fashion designer showcases her fabulous gowns... and they are all made entirely from CONDOMS

The eye-catching dresses are designed by Brazilian artist Adrian Bertini who makes clothing from expired or defective condoms to promote safe sex as social activist encouraging AIDS/HIV prevention... #China #Beijing #Hong Kong