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Protesters send Mahatma Gandhi's biography to <strong>Arundhati</strong> <strong>Roy</strong>

Protesters send Mahatma Gandhi's biography to Arundhati Roy

22 Jul 2014

Thiruvananthapuram: In novel mode of protest, members of a Gandhian forum in Kerala has sent a copy of Mahatma's autobiography "My experiments with truth" to Booker prize winning writer Arundhati Roy to condemn her derogatory comments against the Father of the Nation.

Ayyankali,   Kerala University,   Arundhati Roy,   NGO,   My experiments with truth,   ,  
Muthalik, <strong>activist</strong> won't be allowed to disturb peace: Parrikar

Muthalik, activist won't be allowed to disturb peace: Parrikar

23 Jul 2014

Panaji: Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday assured that Sri Ram Sene chief Pramod Muthalik and human rights activist Cedric Prakash will not be allowed to disturb peace in the state.

Manohar Parrikar,   Pramod Muthalik,   Cedric Prakash,   Jesuit centre,   Narendra Modi,  
Girl child being seen as a burden in India, says UN Report

Girl child being seen as a burden in India, says UN Report

23 Jul 2014

New Delhi: Indian parents' fear of their inability to find a suitable groom for their daughters along with the societal pressure to pay huge sum of dowry adds to the feeling of the girl child being a 'burden', says a UN report.

Girl child,   sex ration in India,   United Nations,   UN report of girl child,   social issues against girl child,   child rights in India,   child rights violations in India ,  
It is government's job to protect <strong>rights</strong> of gays: Dr Vardhan

It is government's job to protect rights of gays: Dr Vardhan

17 Jul 2014

New Delhi: Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday batted for ‘human rights’ of gays and said it was the government's job to protect their rights.

Dr Harsh Vardhan,   gay rights,   Union Health Minister. Government job,   human rights,  
UNICEF organizes programme on children's <strong>rights</strong> awareness

UNICEF organizes programme on children's rights awareness

21 Jul 2014

New Delhi: A four-day programme organized by UNICEF, in which schoolchildren participated in an audit poll sharing experience about their rights and their views on rights of their peers belonging to the vulnerable sections of the society, concluded here on Sunday.

UNICEF,   children's rights awareness,   programme on children's rights awareness,   UN Convention on the Rights of the Child,   UNICEF India David McLoughlin ,  
Under-12 kids banned from taking part in 'Dahi Handi'

Under-12 kids banned from taking part in 'Dahi Handi'

18 Jul 2014

Mumbai: Children under 12 years of age will no longer be allowed to take part in formation of human pyramids during 'Dahi Handi' celebrations, which are integral part of Janmashtami festivities in Maharashtra.

Dahi Handi celebrations,   Janmashtami festivities,   Maharashtra,   Maharashtra State Commission for Protection of Child Rights,   human pyramids ,  
Alia adorns bridal wear couture outfit

Alia adorns bridal wear couture outfit

21 Jul 2014

Mumbai: Actress Alia Bhatt was seen walking in a three-ramp set-up in the red bridal wear couture outfit as heavy as over 20 kg, for ace designer Manish Malhotra's show at the Shree Raj Mahal Jewellers India Couture Week.

Alia Bhatt,   Manish Malhotra,   India Couture Week,   red bridal outfit,   Aditya Roy Kapur,   Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania,  
Israeli strikes on Palestinian could breach laws of war: UN

Israeli strikes on Palestinian could breach laws of war: UN

12 Jul 2014

Geneva: Israel could be violating the laws of war by bombing Palestinian homes in Gaza, UN's human rights office said on Friday, as the death toll from the Israeli strikes rose to 100.

Israeli strikes on Palestinian,   UN,   violating the laws of war,   bombing Palestinian homes,   Gaza,   UN's human rights office ,  
Activists concerned over shrinking forest cover in Chhattisgarh

Activists concerned over shrinking forest cover in Chhattisgarh

18 Jul 2014

Raipur: Voicing concern over the increasing mining and encroachment activities in Chhattisgarh forest, environment activists said that forest is being sacrificed in the name of development. They added that forest is losing its green cover due to these illegal activities.

encroachment activities,   Chhattisgarh forest,   Indian State of Forest Report,   green cover,   social activist,   Ramesh Agrawal,   ,  
 Justice delivered in Mullaiperiyar issue: Jayalalithaa

Justice delivered in Mullaiperiyar issue: Jayalalithaa

18 Jul 2014

Chennai: A day after all shutters were lowered in Mullaperiyar Dam to increase its storage level from 136 feet to 142 feet in compliance with the Supreme Court order, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Thursday said justice has been delivered to the people.

Tamil Nadu,   Tamil rights,   J Jayalalithaa,   Mullaiperiyar issue,   Mullaperiyar Dam,   ,  

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