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Afghan activist Amina Zia Massoud expects India to support resistance forces fighting Taliban

Indian Express 18 Sep 2021
Asserting that India is Afghanistan’s “all-weather friend”, prominent Afghan activist and author Amina Zia Massoud has ...
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Kon Honaar Crorepati Karmaveer special: Social activist Medha Patkar to grace the show

The Times of India 18 Sep 2021
This weekend, social activist Medha Patkar will grace the show as a special guest and social worker Matin Bhosle will also accompany her ... In the show, Medha Patkar will talk about various social and political issues that she raised for the tribals, dalits, farmers, laborers, and women facing injustice in India.
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Harsh Mander: Outcry as Indian authorities search activist's premises

BBC News 17 Sep 2021
An official raid on the offices and home of a prominent human rights activist critical of the government has sparked outrage in India. India's Enforcement Directorate, a government agency that fights financial crime, searched Harsh Mander's premises on Thursday.
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PTI leader lashes against India for rights abuses in IIOJK

Urdu Point 17 Sep 2021
Central Deputy Secretary-General of Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf (Welfare Wing) and illustrious Kashmiri rights activist and Basharat Saleem here on Friday strongly denounced India for continual and increased human rights violations by its occupational forces in the Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu & Kashmir (IIOJK).
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'The Activist' implosion: How a reality show working for greater good became a capitalist nightmare

Raw Story 17 Sep 2021
Only a week after CBS announced its new reality competition series "The Activist," the network is overhauling it after massive backlash, Variety reported. In its original incarnation, the show pit six activists against each other for funding – much like a demented version of "Shark Tank." ... The origins of "The Activist".
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Scrap NEET, say students

The Hindu 17 Sep 2021
After boycotting classes, the Students’ Federation of India activists staged demonstration in front of the Collectorate here on Friday demanding scrap ....
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The anatomy of a protest

Indian Express 17 Sep 2021
Farmers across India take to the streets in response to a call by the All India Kisan Sangharsh Coordination Committee (AIKSCC) ... Farm Bills are given presidential assent and notified in the Gazette of India and become Farm Laws ... All protest managed by woman activists to mark Women’s Day ... “We stand in solidarity with the #FarmersProtest in India”.
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Earthshot Prize: Prince William's environment finalists unveiled

BBC News 17 Sep 2021
The 15 finalists of Prince William's inaugural Earthshot Prize have been unveiled ... Five winners, each receiving £1m, will be announced in a ceremony in October ... Takachar, India ... Vinisha Umashankar, India. A 14-year-old innovator and activist who has designed a solar-powered ironing cart with the potential to improve air quality across India ... .
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Mumbai: Air pollution dropped in past year but still above safe levels

Indian Express 17 Sep 2021
On PM Modi's birthday, India administers over 2 crore Covid-19 vaccine doses3 hours ago ... BMC reportTree felling for bullet train and metro projects to worsen Mumbai floods, say activists. Home World India North East India Arunachal Pradesh Assam Manipur Meghalaya Mizoram ...
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Priyanka Chopra misstep finds herself as host in panned, then shelved, TV show

The Telegraph India 16 Sep 2021
Priyanka Chopra who has built successful careers in India and the US, has made a rare misstep by accepting a role in a TV reality show, The Activist, which has been savaged for its tone-deaf format and which is now being turned into a documentary. The Activist, which was billed as ...
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The role of civil society organisations

Hindustan Times 16 Sep 2021
On the one hand, the high-powered National Advisory Council institutionalised engagement between the ruling party and civil society; on the other, the government used the draconian sedition law against activists, tightened rules of foreign funding, and expanded the home ministry’s control.
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Afghanistan's women journalists, doctors and lawyers reveal reality of life under Taliban

ITV 16 Sep 2021
Afghan women hold placards during a protest against Pakistan and the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan, in New Delhi, India ... Despite the risks, one activist is continuing to protest for women's rights ... Pakistani female education activist Malala Yousafzai told CBS News this week ...
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Apple’s plan to scan iPhones for child abuse images raises the question: Can you trust ...

The Wire 16 Sep 2021
Apple’s plan to for images depicting child sexual abuse generated a over privacy concerns, which led the company to . Apple, Facebook, Google and other companies have long scanned customers’ images that are stored on the companies’ servers for this material ... Apple ... An activist in India faces different threats and risks than an Italian defence lawyer.
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Minor girl’s rape, murder in India highlights plight of Dalit community

The Wire Network 15 Sep 2021
A group of in India are dedicating their lives to the dangerous task of supporting members of their community who have survived sexual abuse. Their work usually involves a secret fact-finding mission at the village where a survivor lives in order to help her build a case, Rekha, an activist aged 24 told .

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