Roe’s 50th anniversary: Why pro-life supporters face an uncertain future
Months after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v Wade, a major victory for anti-abortion activists, many activists now want to focus on imposing stricter restrictions. Others want to focus on strengthening the social safety net for parents and families
Hong Kong's 90 year old Cardinal Joseph Zen among six activists convicted over protest fund
The six were arrested under a sweeping national security legislation that Beijing imposed in 2020, a year after the outbreak of huge and often violent protests. They are yet to face charges under that law, which can carry a sentence of up to life in jail
Explained: Will throwing soup and mashed potatoes save Earth?
Desperate to end complacency about the climate crisis and to pressure governments to stop the extraction and burning of fossil fuels, activists say that they have resorted to high-profile tactics such as throwing food on art at museums because little else has worked
Are Just Stop Oil activists' radical protests hurting their own cause?
Dramatic protest isn’t going away. Studies show that angry protests may invite the public's wrath, but win support for the issue and get the 'conversation going' on that matter
Activists in Maharashtra encourage mental health patients to take medical help even as they seek divine intervention
The MANS has tied up with local NGO Matrubhumi Foundation and former MLA Harshavardhan Sapkal for the 'dawaa-dua' project
Hong Kong: Four activists face years in jail for promoting 'revolution' against the Chinese government
The activists, Wong Yat-chin, Chan Chi-sum, Chu Wai-ying and Wong Yuen-lam, can now be imprisoned for years under the security law, which China imposed on Hong Kong in 2020 after a wave of huge pro-democracy protests
US abortion ruling sparks global debate, polarises activists
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, head of the World Health Organisation, was 'concerned and disappointed' by the ruling, and said it reduces both 'women's rights and access to health care'
Karnataka halal row: Govt mandates stunning of animals before slaughter
The order was issued to the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike after complaints were lodged that the rules are not being followed in the city
Activists threaten to launch protests if girls’ schools not reopened by Taliban in a week
Since storming back to power the Taliban have rolled back two decades of gains made by Afghanistan's women, who have been squeezed out of many government jobs and barred from travelling alone
Delhi HC says marital rape exemption requires ‘serious consideration’: What you need to know
The court, hearing petitions challenging exception to marital rape under India’s sexual assault laws, said that it was ‘difficult to appreciate’ that rape affects only unmarried women’s dignity
Beijing Winter Olympics: As the countdown begins, calls to boycott the ‘Genocide Games’ grow
With less than 100 days to go, athletes, politicians and human rights activists are among those who want to see the games cancelled or boycotted for human rights reasons
Activists seek legalisation of marijuana in former hippie haven Nepal
Marijuana use is widely accepted in Nepal. It was freely farmed and attracted Western hippies in the 1960s and 1970s. However, pressure from Western governments made Nepal introduce laws making marijuana and other narcotics illegal.
Climate change is a matter of life and death says Ugandan climate activist Vanessa Nakate
She said, "It is time for leaders to leave their comfort zones and see the danger that we are in and do something about it."
Calls to boycott Mulan reemerges in Hongkong, Taiwan after its Disney+ release
Protesters are boycotting Mulan over the film's lead actor Liu Yifei's 2019 comments made in support of Hong Kong police
Sonia Gandhi terms WhatsApp 'snooping' illegal, shameful; Randeep Surjewala asks Centre to reveal 'who bought' Pegasus spyware
Congress leaders slammed the government over WhatsApp spying incident with party president Sonia Gandhi dubbing the 'snooping' on activists, journalists and political persons as illegal, unconstitutional and shameful
WhatsApp claims it informed authorities about vulnerability in May 2019; govt sources say advisory full of 'technical jargon'
WhatsApp claims it informed the Government of India about hacking in May 2019, however, government sources claim it was 'pure technical jargon' and didn't mention Pegasus spyware
WhatsApp hack: Congress should wait for facts to emerge rather than float conspiracy theories about Modi govt snooping
There are a lot of unanswered questions and loopholes in the narrative, but that hasn’t stopped the Congress from accusing the BJP-led NDA government of snooping and calling on the Supreme Court to take suo motu cognisance of these “illegal activities” and “hold the government to account”.
Israeli Pegasus snooping case: Number of activists who confirmed being contacted by WhatsApp over surveillance rises to 20
A massive debate on security and privacy in the cyber world has erupted after popular social messaging platform WhatsApp revealed that journalists and human rights activists around the world, including India, had in May 2019 possibly been put under surveillance by Israeli spyware ‘Pegasus’.
Government agencies may be behind WhatsApp 'snooping' of journalists, activists, claims NCP's Dhananjay Munde in letter to Maharashtra guv
Condemning the "snooping" of Indian journalists and human right activists through WhatsApp, NCP leader Dhananjay Munde on Thursday wrote to Maharashtra governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari, seeking steps to stop such spying activities
WhatsApp surveillance: Congress accuses Narendra Modi govt of 'snooping', urges Supreme Court to hold Centre accountable
The Congress alleged on Thursday that the Modi government has been "caught snooping" after WhatsApp said that journalists and human rights activists in India have been targets of surveillance, as it urged the Supreme Court to hold the Centre accountable over the issue