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Five famous social activists in India you should know about

02 Jan 2020

Five famous social activists in India you should know about

Social activism plays a vital role in bringing about social changes for the betterment of society.

Ganga activist Swami Gopal Das' disappearance raises questions on government

25 Dec 2018

Ganga activist Swami Gopal Das' disappearance raises questions on government

For the last six months, Swami Gopal Das has been fasting for Ganga river.

Hundreds gather at Parliament street to celebrate Human Rights Day

10 Dec 2018

Hundreds gather at Parliament street to celebrate Human Rights Day

Hundreds of people from across the country, including prominent activists like Medha Patkar and Shabnam Hashmi, gathered at Parliament Street in central Delhi to celebrate the International Human Rights Day (HRD) today.

Anna Hazare is back in Delhi with his anti-corruption protest

23 Mar 2018

Anna Hazare is back in Delhi with his anti-corruption protest

Seven years after his hunger strike shook the then UPA government, anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare is back at Delhi's iconic Ramlila Maidan.

World Bank refused, temples gave money for Sardar Sarovar Dam

17 Sep 2017

World Bank refused, temples gave money for Sardar Sarovar Dam

Dedicating the 2nd biggest dam in the world to the people of India, Modi said that the Sardar Sarovar Dam on the Narmada faced many hurdles.

Narmada dam protests: Medha Patkar, eleven others arrested

08 Aug 2017

Narmada dam protests: Medha Patkar, eleven others arrested

Veteran environmental activist Medha Patkar and eleven others were arrested yesterday by the Dhar police.

Narmada dam: Thousands protest against inadequate resettlement

05 Aug 2017

Narmada dam: Thousands protest against inadequate resettlement

As political drama and the India-China military standoff in Doklam are hogging the national limelight among other things, 12 people including veteran activist, Medha Patkar have been fasting over the past week over the government's decision to raise water levels in the Sardar Sarovar dam in Narmada.