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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.

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.

Despite SC directive, no Padmaavat screening in Gujarat

20 Jan 2018

Despite SC directive, no Padmaavat screening in Gujarat

Gujarat's multiplex owners have decided not to screen Sanjay Leela Bhansali's film Padmaavat as they face threats from fringe groups like Karni Sena, that could lead to loss of property and business.

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.

Sardar Sarovar Dam closing: Gandhi's MP memorial submerged, thousands affected

16 Sep 2017

Sardar Sarovar Dam closing: Gandhi's MP memorial submerged, thousands affected

When the gates of the Sardar Sarovar Dam in Gujarat were closed in June, the goal was to allow more water storage, increase electricity generation and reduce overflow periods, among others

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.