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Nov 17, 2018
Tata Literature Live 2018: Conversations about activism, leisure and India's diversity dominate on Day 2Day 2 of Tata Literature Live saw Aruna Roy speaking about RTI and Robert Dessaix explaining why leisure is important
Aug 31, 2018
Arrests made in Bhima Koregaon raids attempt to 'overturn Constitution': Rights groups call for action against Maharashtra PoliceThe arrests of the five activists, in a nationwide crackdown on Tuesday, highlights the violation of all due procedures and is a mockery of the legal system, said a joint statement signed by over 30 civil society groups.
Aug 30, 2018
Bhima Koregaon raids: Aruna Roy, Arundhati Roy, Prashant Bhushan condemn activists' arrest, issue statementIntellectuals and activists such as Aruna Roy, Arundhati Roy, Prashant Bhushan, Bezwada Wilson came to together in New Delhi to protest against the Bhima Koregaon raids and the arrests of five activists under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act.
Jul 01, 2018
Women's safety survey: Activists voice concern over govt rejecting report, call for 'introspection rather than dismissal'Activists believe that instead of questioning the credibility of the report, the government needs to introspect on the findings.
Jun 24, 2018
BJP's policies reflect its clear 'Hindutva' ideology, should not be confused with conservative right-wing politicsThe BJP does not fall into the 'Right' category, nor do its policies conform broadly with what the world defines as 'Right'.
Jun 20, 2018
RTI links the lowest common denominator with the idea of democracy, says activist Aruna RoyAruna Roy unveiled her latest book titled 'The RTI Story: Power to the People' with former Central Information Commissioner, Shailesh Gandhi in Mumbai.
Apr 18, 2018
BJP govt has attacked right to freedom of expression since it came to power, alleges RTI activist Aruna RoyFirstpost spoke with RTI activist Aruna Roy about how powerful protests really are in today's political climate and the role of the media in bringing about change.
Apr 15, 2018
Former bureaucrats write to prime minister on Kathua and Unnao rape cases, ask him to check 'free fall into anarchy'In a strongly-worded open letter to Narendra Modi, a group of former civil servants on Sunday asked him to check the nation's "free fall into anarchy."
May 05, 2016
Protesting 'meagre' pension, senior citizens return a day's pension to PM ModiA symbolic protest against the "meagre pension" given to underprivileged senior citizens.
Jan 18, 2016
Aruna Roy demands arrest of BJP MLA Kanwar Lal over attack in RajasthanSocial activist Aruna Roy on Monday demanded the immediate arrest of BJP MLA Kanwar Lal Meena for allegedly leading a mob that attacked volunteers.