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Aug 18, 2019
Ramon Magsaysay Award winner says he was put under house arrest thrice in past three weeks, Lucknow administration rejects claimRamon Magsaysay Award winner and social activist Sandeep Pandey in Lucknow claimed that he was put under house arrest on three occasions.
Aug 02, 2019
Senior NDTV journalist Ravish Kumar bags 2019 Ramon Magsaysay Award; anchor among five recipients this yearIndian journalist Ravish Kumar on Friday was awarded this year's Ramon Magsaysay Award, regarded as the Asian version of the Nobel Prize.
Jul 26, 2018
Ramon Magsaysay Award 2018: Two Indians, Bharat Vatwani and Sonam Wangchuk, chosen among winnersThe Magsaysay Award has been conferred upon Sonam Wangchuk for his work in education and science in Ladakh, while Bharat Vatwani has been recognised for his contributions to mental health
Jul 30, 2016
Magsaysay awardee Bezwada Wilson: Manual scavengers’ deaths are political murders by governmentsBezwada Wilson, who won the Ramon Magsaysay Award for 2016, along with TM Krishna, spoke to Firstpost exclusively about his work, and the Safai Karamchari Andolan
Jul 29, 2016
A 'compulsive questioner': Magsaysay awardee TM Krishna talks Carnatic music and social reformFor one, Krishna is of the opinion that Carnatic music has propagated the culture of caste.
Jul 28, 2016
Magsaysay Awards prove it's time India bridged the chasm between Dalits and upper castesSimply because Dalits had been quiet compared to what is the case now does not mean their voices can be drowned by political and administrative action.
Jul 28, 2016
Mahasweta Devi to be accorded state funeral, says Mamata BanerjeeDescribing Mahasweta Devi's death as West Bengal losing a "glorious mother", Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday announced the eminent writer and social activist will be cremated with full state honours
Jul 27, 2016
Carnatic musician TM Krishna, activist Bezwada Wilson win Ramon Magsaysay AwardKarnataka-born Bezwada Wilson and Carnatic singer TM Krishna from Chennai, were on Wednesday chosen for the prestigious Ramon Magsaysay Award for 2016.
Jul 29, 2015
Disappointed with functioning of PM's Office: Magsaysay awardee Sanjiv ChaturvediWhistleblower bureaucrat Sanjiv Chaturvedi, who has been selected for the prestigious Ramon Magsaysay award, on Wednesday expressed disappoinment over functioning of the PMO and said he was able to "survive" only because of an "independent judiciary".