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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

Jul 02, 2014

Grandmother's journey to Jericho began with the birth of the Civil Rights Act

On July 2, 1964, Nannie Washington, a 21-year-old graduate of the ragged, racially segregated "colored" high school in Bluefield, West Virginia, waited expectantly in her new Hempstead hometown for the contractions that would let her know her child w... #Lyndon B. Johnson #White House #West Virginia #U.S. Congress #Human Rights Watch #Tom Johnson (football)
Arvind Kejriwal

Jun 19, 2014

China jails citizen activists up to 6 1/2 years

(AP) -- A court in eastern China on Thursday sentenced to up to 6 years in prison three activists who were part of a nascent civil rights movement that has urged government officials to publicly disclose their assets. The sentences, decried by other ... #China #Falun Gong #Communist Party
Arvind Kejriwal

Jun 19, 2014

Republicans: Obama must defend Christian values

(AP) -- Leading Republicans on Thursday insisted that America's leaders must do more to defend Christian values at home and abroad, blaming President Barack Obama for attacks on religious freedom as they courted social conservatives expected to play ... #Barack Obama #Florida #Mike Huckabee #Rick Santorum #Ralph Reed #Republican National Committee #Democratic National Committee #U.S. Republican Party #Marco Rubio