10 Oct 2014
Vidisha: As news of Bachpan Bachao Andolan activist Kailash Satyarthi getting the Nobel Peace Prize reached his hometown here on Friday, celebrations broke out with people distributing sweets and bursting firecrackers.
13 Mar 2013
Activists heading the Yamuna Bachao Andolan have threatened to sit on an indefinite fast from Wednesday if the government failed to release more water into the river.
11 Nov 2014
New Delhi: In tackling female foeticide, Union Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi believes changing people's mindset in an incentive-based way is more pertinent than bringing in stern laws. Gandhi said that the Government's Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP) scheme will be based on a strong system of incentives and media advocacy in bringing about an all-round change in attitudes.
11 Oct 2014
Washington: US Secretary of State John Kerry has said the efforts of Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize 2014 - to promote the rights of children have benefited millions of young people around the world.
16 Oct 2014
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the chief secretaries and police chiefs of Bihar and Chhattisgarh to be present in the court on October 30 to answer why they did not comply with its direction on the missing children.
06 Oct 2014
New Delhi: Former Jharkhand minister and Congress legislator Yogendra Sao has been arrested in New Delhi for alleged links with Maoist guerrillas, police said on Sunday.
14 Mar 2013
With the official announcement that an additional 250 cusecs of water would be released into the Yamuna through a new canal from Hathini Kund in Haryana, the 'save Yamuna' marchers had a reason to celebrate on Thursday.
08 Sep 2014
Bhopal: The Aam Aadmi Party on Sunday appointed Narmada Bachao Andolan leader Alok Agrawal as the coordinator of its Madhya Pradesh unit.
25 Oct 2014
Mathura: Hundreds of devotees took a dip at the Yamuna ghats in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura and Vrindavan cities on the occasion of Yam Dwitiya on Saturday morning, undeterred by the stink and high level of pollutants in the water, activists said.
14 Oct 2014
New Delhi: Delhi Lt Governor Najeeb Jung chaired the first meeting of the multi-agency centre on Yamuna and said rejuvenating the river would be high on the priority of the city government.