'We will keep winning': Trupti Desai, right-to-pray activist talks about gender equality in religion
On Thursday, the Bombay High Court directed the State Government to allow the entry of women into temples. Trupti Desai in conversation with Firstpost.
Kodaikanal Won't rapper Sofia Ashraf tells us that she revels in using the spoken word form to effect social change
With hashtag activism, the micro-blogging site Twitter has triggered the biggest ever push for racial justice the US has seen in decades, researchers report.
Stop envying him because unless something miraculous happens, Kanhaiya will soon fade away from headlines and TV channels. He will go back to where he was before the government thrust greatness upon him: Being a chhatra, shouting his slogans before stepping out in a world where jumlas mean nothing.
Whitefield residents protested for better roads in Bengaluru
India has placed the Catholic charity Caritas on a government watch list, an official and news reports said Tuesday, in a growing crackdown on foreign organisations operating in the country.
In an exclusive post, Greenpeace India activist Priya Pillai writes about the Indian government's gag order against her and her right to defend the rights of tribals and protect the environment.
Former environment minister Jairam Ramesh today virtually backed the NGO Greenpeace in the backdrop of an Intelligence Bureau report warning that the NGO is a threat to the country's economic growth.
A member of Russian female punk group Pussy Riot lost her appeal for parole on Wednesday after nearly a year in prison for performing a protest song against President Vladimir Putin in a Moscow cathedral
Jain prefers India's supply constraints to the West's demand-side problems that are structural in nature, but cautions that for the country to realise its true potential the government here needs to address this issue.
A self-professed leader of the computer hacker group Anonymous was arrested by authorities in Dallas...
Arvind Kejriwal and Gen VK Singh have blundered into the regressive agitation against the Kudankulam power plant without adequate application of mind.
Like an island constantly battered by government, business and hackers, your privacy is rapidly being eroded. It’s time to take action.
Like an island constantly battered by government, business and hackers, your privacy is rapidly being eroded. It's time to take action.
Rival armies of activists, one with an alarmist view of climate change and the other that is sceptical of climate change theories, add colour - and noise - to the Durban conference proceedings.
While the representatives of the 99% in the west identify with each other through common losses of homes, jobs and security, India presents a typical developing country where the aspiring middle class seldom relates to the urban working class.
The Occupy Wall Street protest movement sweeping across America - and even to other countries - is a powerful symbol of the class wars that are raging in societies today.