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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 28, 2014

Chile sailor publicly discloses his homosexuality

(AP) -- A sailor with Chile's navy on Wednesday announced he is gay, an unprecedented public declaration in this socially conservative South American nation. Chile has traditionally been a tough place for homosexuals, although the country decriminali... #Caribbean #Central America #U.S. Congress
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 24, 2014

Malala Yousafzai: People are listening to me. But I know that might change

Malala has travelled the world campaigning for education rights for girls but shes also studying for her GCSEs in Birmingham. Inez Sarkodee-Adoo, student, political activist and star of the Observers Social Mobility Programme, met her to discuss what... #London #Pakistan #United Kingdom #Bristol #Taliban #Queen Elizabeth II #Topshop