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'Would Mira Nair make a Missouri Masala now?'

Civil rights activist Deepa Iyer, former executive director, South Asian Americans Leading Together, a social justice organisation thought after a visit to the minority businesses hit in recent......

When social activists become politicians

Is politics gaining at the expense of civil society? Mayank Mishra analysesThe choice before social activist Medha Patkar and her National Alliance of People's Movements was not easy. She and other......

Leaders, activists come together against GM crops

Political leaders cutting across party lines have joined hands with the civil society to launch a nationwide campaign against GM crops and the Biotechnology Regulatory Authority of India Bill. The......

We want full accountability from government: Aruna Roy

Civil society activist Aruna Roy, who has quit the Sonia Gandhi-led National Advisory Council over the issue of minimum wages, on Thursday said that she would go back to activism now in a total......

Cong backs Vadra, calls Kejirwal's tactics blackmail

Congress on Friday backed to the hilt Robert Vadra, Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law, in the wake of an allegation by civil society activists Arvind Kejriwal and Prashant Bhushan that he was hugely......

Binayak Sen named on Plan panel board

The Plan panel on Wednesday said it has appointed civil rights activist Binayak Sen, convicted for sedition, on the board of one of its steering committees to give input for 12th Plan (2012-17) on......

India refuses to budge as WTO members begin parleys

Refusing to budge from its tough stand on food security issues, India pressed for a fair and balanced outcome of the WTO ministerial meeting in Bali, with the 159-member body's chief warning that......

  People speak for civil society activists

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Q. I congratulate civil society activists who awakened the people on the issue of corruption. My job is to further this awareness among people to the extent possible," Advani says - What do you say ?
:  A. Yes good motto. Keep it up more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/i-congratulate-civil-society-activists-who-awakened-the-peop//answers/20917422

venkatesaldevarajan
Q. The government found its critics within the Congress with senior party leader Satyavrat Chaturvedi The Congress MP said this indicated that such decisions were "away from ground realities and we have not been able to enhance the government's prestige among people". Commenting on Anna Hazare's fast, he said the Gandhian did not sit on fast suddenly. It was known for more than a month in advance - Is he candid ?
Venkatesaldevarajan:  A. India at the moment is at the cross roads. Anna Hazare and his team have presented a Janlokpal bill which according to them will wipe out...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/the-government-found-its-critics-within-the-congress-with-se/20917418/answers/20569578

venkatesaldevarajan
Q. Stating that it was an honour for him to have been considered for negotiations, Union Law and Justice Minister Salman Khurshid on Sunday the Prime Minister and the party president will decide on who will speak to the civil society activists -Is it that the Civil Activists preferred Salman Khurshid and conspicuously did not like Sibal or P.C ?
Venkatesaldevarajan:  A. Yes Sibal and PC are not there, we can expect some good moves. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/stating-that-it-was-an-honour-for-him-to-have-been-considere/20569575/answers/20540699

  Web results for Civil Society Activists
Warrant against Lal Masjid cleric Maulana Abdul Aziz

A Pakistani court on Friday issued a non-bailable arrest warrant for Lal Masjid cleric Maulana Abdul Aziz. The decision comes against the... ...

http://dc.asianage.com/international/warrant-against-lal-masjid-cleric-maulana-abdul-aziz-346
Vasundhara Raje faces Opposition heat over poll eligibility row

Rajasthan government has fixed the eligibility criteria as Class X to contest Panchayat Samiti polls and Class VIII to contest for the position of... ...

http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/vasundhara-raje-faces-opposition-heat-over-poll-eligility-row/1/409049.html
A Fast For Justice

It was during her internship in the late 1990s at Human Rights Alert (HRA), Manipur, that civil rights activist, Irom Sharmila Chanu grew deeply... ...

http://www.outlookindia.com/article/A-Fast-For-Justice/292979
Beyond lip service

The social justice bench is a positive intervention. But without restructuring the Supreme Court and its workload, such efforts are merely cosmetic... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/analysis/editorial-dnaedit-beyond-lip-service-2047286
20% cut in budget a setback to universal healthcare, say activists

Pune: Health activists have expressed deep concern about the Union government's move to reportedly slash the healthcare budget for 2014-15 by... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/pune/20-cut-in-budget-a-setback-to-universal-healthcare-say-activists/articleshow/45654953.cms

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