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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

Sep 21, 2014

Celebrities, Long Islanders join international march for climate change action

Demonstrators waving giant banners calling for "climate justice" and singing "Power to the People" lined up in Manhattan Sunday morning for an event billed as the largest climate change march in history, with nearly 2,700 corresponding events organiz... #United Nations #Al Gore #Paris #Barack Obama #Mark Ruffalo #Leonardo DiCaprio #Ban Ki-moon
Arvind Kejriwal

Sep 21, 2014

Two social activists acquitted of setting tires alight after sloppy police probe

The case harks back to the social protests of 2011, but shoddy police and legal work have doomed the prosecution... #United Nations #Al Gore #Paris #Barack Obama #Mark Ruffalo #Leonardo DiCaprio #Ban Ki-moon
Arvind Kejriwal

Sep 22, 2014

Deadly blasts strike China's Xinjiang

Multiple explosions have been reported in China's Xinjiang province, killing two people and injuring several more, Chinese state media has said. An explosion hit a shop on Sunday in Luntai county, on the northern edge of the Taklamakan desert, while ... #China #Beijing #Communist Party