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On hunger strike, Anna says govt to send draft on his demands

New Delhi: Social activist Anna Hazare on the second day of his hunger strike on Saturday said the government was going to send a draft on his demands of an all-power anti-graft body and relief for distressed farmers that will be discussed…

Pak activist Asma Jahangir dies of cardiac arrest

Lahore: Asma Jahangir, Pakistan's renowned human rights icon, social activist and an outspoken critic of the country's powerful military establishment, died here today of cardiac arrest at the age of 66, her daughter said. Known for her…

‘Dawood’ calls Damania: Drop cases against Khadse

Mumbai: Social activist Anjali Damania today claimed she received a threat call from a Pakistan-based number, asking her to withdraw the cases she has filed against BJP leader Eknath Khadse. The former Aam Aadmi Party leader said the…

Musical tribute to Gauri Lankesh in Delhi

New Delhi: Around two weeks after Gauri Lankesh was gunned down at her Bengaluru residence, people from the media, activists, friends and admirers paid rich tributes to the slain journalist and activist here. Known for her fearless…

Senior journalist Gauri Lankesh shot dead in Bengaluru

Bengaluru: Senior Kannada journalist and social activist Gauri Lankesh was shot dead on Tuesday night by unidentified men at her residence here, police said. "We learnt that the victim was shot dead from close range when she was standing…

Linkan rejects police claim, says real culprit someone else

Bhubaneswar: After a youth was nabbed by the police on charges of misusing photograph of social activist Linkan Subudhi on a website, she raised objection today about the 'accused' stating that the man is not the actual accused.  The youth…