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Media reports say that Saudi Arabia’s step is nothing short of an attempt to disgrace Pakistan, which also seems to be “adapting to its new bloc”(Reuters photo)

Saudi Arabia removes PoK, Gilgit-Baltistan from Pakistan’s map, activist calls move ‘Diwali Gift’ to India

By Asian News International| Posted by Ayshee Bhaduri | Riyadh
UPDATED ON OCT 29, 2020 10:52 AM IST
According to media reports,Saudi Arabia released a 20 Riyal banknote to commemorate its presidency of organising the G-20 Summit ,and the world map displayed on the banknote does not show Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir as parts of Pakistan
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Screengrab from 0800 Hey Bro website.(www.hewakatapu.org.nz)
Screengrab from 0800 Hey Bro website.(www.hewakatapu.org.nz)

‘Hey Bro’: New Zealand abusers turn activists to stop domestic violence

By Reuters| Posted by: Alfea Jamal | Wellington
PUBLISHED ON AUG 07, 2020 05:47 AM IST
The 0800 Hey Bro hotline has provided advice to about 2,000 abusive men and linked them to other services to stop them harming their partners.
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Protesters march up Monroe Street during a Black Lives Matter protest organized by Occupy Spokane and the NAACP, in downtown Spokane, Wash., Sunday, June 7, 2020. (Tyler Tjomsland/The Spokesman-Review via AP)(AP)
Protesters march up Monroe Street during a Black Lives Matter protest organized by Occupy Spokane and the NAACP, in downtown Spokane, Wash., Sunday, June 7, 2020. (Tyler Tjomsland/The Spokesman-Review via AP)(AP)

Black Lives Matter movement: Black activists push for criminal justice system overhaul

By Press Trust of India | Posted by: Alfea Jamal | Detroit
UPDATED ON JUN 08, 2020 10:39 AM IST
Black activists believe the police killing of George Floyd and the nationwide civil unrest that followed could be the catalyst for overhauling the criminal justice system.
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The judge, while rejecting bail plea, said he did not agree that the accused was only liable for her own individual speeches and that the acts of other members of the group cannot be read against her.(REUTERS)
The judge, while rejecting bail plea, said he did not agree that the accused was only liable for her own individual speeches and that the acts of other members of the group cannot be read against her.(REUTERS)

Court rejects activist’s bail plea in Delhi riots case

By Richa Banka | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 05, 2020 01:02 AM IST
Zargar, a member of the Jamia Coordination Committee (JCC), was arrested on April 12. She was accused of organising anti-Ciitizenship (Amendment) protests that led to clashes between opponents and supporters of the law that acquired a communal colour in February, degenerating into riots that left 53 people dead.
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News updates from Hindustan Times at 9 pm| ‘Shenanigans of Left-wing activists’: Academicians to PM Modi over campus violence cases and all the latest news at this hour

By HT Correspondent | New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 12, 2020 09:01 PM IST
Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion at 9 PM. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
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Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra after coming out of residence of ex IPS officer SR Darapuri in Lucknow on Saturday, Dec. 28. 2019.(PTI)
Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra after coming out of residence of ex IPS officer SR Darapuri in Lucknow on Saturday, Dec. 28. 2019.(PTI)

‘Was caught by my neck’: Priyanka Gandhi narrates ordeal after UP police stop her from visiting activist home

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 13, 2020 01:56 PM IST
It all started when Gandhi’s vehicle was obstructed by a bunch of policemen near Lohia Park crossing in the city. Gandhi argued with cops who insisted she was not allowed to go any further.
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The two women, Bindu Ammini and Rehna Fathima, had approached the top court after attempts made by them to enter the hill shrine in Kerala had led to physical attacks against them.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
The two women, Bindu Ammini and Rehna Fathima, had approached the top court after attempts made by them to enter the hill shrine in Kerala had led to physical attacks against them.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

‘Be patient’: SC to activists who asked for protection to enter Sabarimala

By Murali Krishnan | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 13, 2019 01:18 PM IST
A bench headed by Chief Justice of India SA Bobde justified its stance saying the issue is an emotive one while also adverting to the possibility of violence in case the court passes an order.
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Activists said the order would help discourage customers from demanding sex from minors and would curtail demand for sex workers, a reason for human trafficking in India.(File photo for representation)
Activists said the order would help discourage customers from demanding sex from minors and would curtail demand for sex workers, a reason for human trafficking in India.(File photo for representation)

3 brothel visitors convicted in Bengal, activists say first such order in India

By Snigdhendu Bhattacharya | Hindustan Times, Kolkata
UPDATED ON NOV 18, 2019 02:19 PM IST
The section 5 (1) (d) of the Immoral Trafficking (Prevention) Act, 1956, under which they were convicted, pertains to the punishment of anyone who “causes or induces a person to carry on prostitution.”
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Pro-democracy activists Joshua Wong.(Reuters photo)
Pro-democracy activists Joshua Wong.(Reuters photo)

Hong Kong bars pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong from running in local elections

By Natalie Lung | Bloomberg
UPDATED ON OCT 29, 2019 09:33 AM IST
Hong Kong disqualified activist Joshua Wong from running in District Council elections next month, in a blow to protesters’ bid for greater electoral influence in the former British colony.
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Around 100 students took part in lamp-making session at Powai school.(HT)
Around 100 students took part in lamp-making session at Powai school.(HT)

Budding activists make solar devices at Powai school

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON OCT 15, 2019 07:34 PM IST
During the session, students were made aware of climate change and its effects on the environment through videos. The importance of solar energy was reiterated in the class through brain-storming sessions.
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The transplanted trees (with white marking) which are now dead at Amaltas village in(Gurpreet Singh/HT)
The transplanted trees (with white marking) which are now dead at Amaltas village in(Gurpreet Singh/HT)

Ferozepur Road elevated project: All 600 transplanted trees dead, green activists shocked

By Mohit Khanna | Hindustan Times, Ludhiana, Ludhiana
UPDATED ON OCT 11, 2019 06:23 AM IST
The axing of trees had become a major issue last year after a city-based non governmental organisation approached the NGT and requested to put the construction work of Ferozepur Road-Samrala Chowk elevated road project on hold in order to save the green cover. 
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Goliya of Kawas town had an ancestral property in Sarana village under Pachpadra police station. On Saturday, there was some land dispute between the deceased activist and some others after which three people including Goliya were arrested under 151 of CrPC. Goliya later died in police custody.(HT Archive)
Goliya of Kawas town had an ancestral property in Sarana village under Pachpadra police station. On Saturday, there was some land dispute between the deceased activist and some others after which three people including Goliya were arrested under 151 of CrPC. Goliya later died in police custody.(HT Archive)

‘Police took him to court, not hospital’: Activist’s mother on son’s death

By Mukesh Mathrani | Hindustan Times, Jaipur
PUBLISHED ON OCT 07, 2019 05:28 PM IST
Naresh Soni, tehsildar of Pachpadra and executive magistrate, who heard the bail applications of two others arrested with Goliya, said he ordered the police to take the man to hospital first.
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Board on tree at Kharkar ali near police school Thane,Thane activist claimed that the traffic police have violated the Tree Act by pinning the No Parking Boards on the trees at several spots in the city.(Praful Gangurde/ HT Photo)
Board on tree at Kharkar ali near police school Thane,Thane activist claimed that the traffic police have violated the Tree Act by pinning the No Parking Boards on the trees at several spots in the city.(Praful Gangurde/ HT Photo)

Activist wants action against traffic dept over signboards nailed on trees in Thane

By Priyanka Dhomse | Hindustan Times, Thane
UPDATED ON SEP 14, 2019 10:56 AM IST
Activist Rajiv Dutta has written to the Thane police commissioner and other agencies demanding action be taken over harming the trees.
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A view of the Yamuna floodwaters affecting a plain area at Ghonda in New Delhi.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)
A view of the Yamuna floodwaters affecting a plain area at Ghonda in New Delhi.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)

Land flooded, activists want east Delhi waste management project at Ghonda Gujran scrapped

By Baishali Adak | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 23, 2019 01:38 AM IST
The DDA had provided the 42.7 acre land, along the Pushta Road near old Usmanpur village, to the east corporation in March this year.
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'Elgar Parishad' at Shanivarwada in Pune, India, on Sunday, December 31, 2017. (Photo by Rahul Raut/HT PHOTO)
'Elgar Parishad' at Shanivarwada in Pune, India, on Sunday, December 31, 2017. (Photo by Rahul Raut/HT PHOTO)

Bail application of activists in Elgar Parishad case legally untenable: Prosecution

By Nadeem Inamdar | Pune
UPDATED ON AUG 10, 2019 11:46 PM IST
On July 6, the activists had filed the bail application citing that a competent court had not taken cognisance of the offence and the police did not file the chargesheet before a JMFC court within 180 days.
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Environmentalists have questioned the state mangrove and wetland panel’s claim that Panje is not a wetland. (Reptresentative Image)(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)
Environmentalists have questioned the state mangrove and wetland panel’s claim that Panje is not a wetland. (Reptresentative Image)(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)

Activists claim Panje is wetland, share proof

By Badri Chatterjee | Mumbai
UPDATED ON AUG 09, 2019 02:32 AM IST
Two environmentalists on Thursday shared with the HC-appointed panel unverified coordinates and codes of areas across the 213-hectare Panje area, overlapping with the zones identified in the National Wetland Atlas: Maharashtra State 2011.
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According to an RTI information collected by Bhog in 2013, the number of illegal structures within the limits of Pune Cantonment Board area over the years stood at 224. The number touched 1,074 till 2008.(HT FILE)
According to an RTI information collected by Bhog in 2013, the number of illegal structures within the limits of Pune Cantonment Board area over the years stood at 224. The number touched 1,074 till 2008.(HT FILE)

Activists demand immediate demolition of 300 illegal structures in Pune

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Pune
UPDATED ON AUG 08, 2019 07:25 PM IST
Alleged lackadaisical approach of authorities has given rise to rampant unauthorised stalls, encroachment of footpaths and misuse of public spaces.
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In 2017, a realtor had chopped 2,200 trees in the PLPA-protected Chauma village instead of the sanctioned 22 trees.(HT Archive)
In 2017, a realtor had chopped 2,200 trees in the PLPA-protected Chauma village instead of the sanctioned 22 trees.(HT Archive)

Activists see red over forest dept’s plan to plant 22K trees 32km from deforested site in Chauma village

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Gurugram
UPDATED ON JUL 09, 2019 07:41 AM IST
Forest department’s decision to plant 22,000 trees in Aravalli foothills this monsoon has not gone down well with the environmentalists who want the compensatory afforestation should be done in situ.
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This bus controversy comes just as the one regarding a proposal by the National Council for Education Research and Training (NCERT) to make Hindi a compulsory language in schools was abating.(HT Photo)
This bus controversy comes just as the one regarding a proposal by the National Council for Education Research and Training (NCERT) to make Hindi a compulsory language in schools was abating.(HT Photo)

Hindi stickers on TN state buses go viral, EPS govt in damage control mode

By M Manikandan | Hindustan times, Chennai
UPDATED ON JUL 07, 2019 07:55 PM IST
DMK’s Thoothukkudi MP Kanizmohi Karunanidhi has accused that the move was an attempt to reduce the importance of Tamil and impose Hindi.
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Cabins have been installed near Uran wetlands for the security guards.(HT Photo)
Cabins have been installed near Uran wetlands for the security guards.(HT Photo)

Security guards at Uran wetlands irk activists, fisherfolk

By Badri Chatterjee | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUL 01, 2019 12:09 AM IST
Cidco said the move is aimed at avoiding flooding and fishing activities in the area
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An under-construction open gym at Sanjay Van.(Amal KS/HT)
An under-construction open gym at Sanjay Van.(Amal KS/HT)

Concrete bases choking trees at DDA’s open gyms: Activists

By HT Correspondent | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 20, 2019 02:37 AM IST
Verhaen Khanna, founder of New Delhi Nature Society (NDNS), said outdoor gyms could be set up without cementing the grass and soil. He said concretisation would affect the groundwater table.
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As a public intellectual, Girish Karnad was known for his trenchant criticism of right-wing politics, and those opposed to rational ideas(HT File Photo)
As a public intellectual, Girish Karnad was known for his trenchant criticism of right-wing politics, and those opposed to rational ideas(HT File Photo)

Girish Karnad: An activist who fought for liberal values

By HT Correspondents | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 10, 2019 11:56 PM IST
Despite his declining health, Karnad led a protest march after Bengaluru-based journalist Gauri Lankesh was murdered in 2017.
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Indian-American activist Priya Sawhney, who interrupted Amazon Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos’ on-stage talk, has been arrested on trespassing and burglary charges(AP)
Indian-American activist Priya Sawhney, who interrupted Amazon Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos’ on-stage talk, has been arrested on trespassing and burglary charges(AP)

Indian-American activist who shouted at Jeff Bezos arrested

By Press Trust of India | New York
PUBLISHED ON JUN 08, 2019 01:33 PM IST
Sawhney evaded event security, as well as some of Bezos’ personal detail, which costs a reported USD 1.6 million per year, the BBC reported.
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Many officials of the wildlife and forest department in Gurugram district, however, said they are not authorised to divulge information about the project.(Parveen Kumar/Hindustan Times)
Many officials of the wildlife and forest department in Gurugram district, however, said they are not authorised to divulge information about the project.(Parveen Kumar/Hindustan Times)

Rs. 1.3 cr released to conserve wildlife on Global City land; activists say not enough

By Prayag Arora Desai | Hindustan Times, Gurugram
PUBLISHED ON JUN 08, 2019 01:39 AM IST
An official of the district forest department, requesting anonymity, confirmed that the fund has been allocated to implement a conservation plan for the Global City project, which will be a part of the proposed Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC).
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According to activist Mithilesh Kumar, Munda’s family members said they had not eaten for days. Image used for representational purpose only.(HT photo)
According to activist Mithilesh Kumar, Munda’s family members said they had not eaten for days. Image used for representational purpose only.(HT photo)

Activists say 65-yr-old died due to starvation

By Vishal Sharma | Hindustan Times, Latehar
PUBLISHED ON JUN 08, 2019 12:03 AM IST
Officials ruled out hunger as the cause of Ramcharan Munda’s death and said he died of heat stroke.
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Security removes a protestor, second from left, from the stage as Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos speaks at the the Amazon re:MARS convention.(AP)
Security removes a protestor, second from left, from the stage as Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos speaks at the the Amazon re:MARS convention.(AP)

Indian-American activist interrupts Amazon founder Jeff Bezos on-stage

By Indo Asian News Service | Las Vegas
UPDATED ON MAY 21, 2020 04:55 PM IST
Holding a single white rose and wearing a sort of conference badge, Sawhney was from Direct Action Everywhere (DXE), an international grassroots network of animal rights activists founded in 2013 in the San Francisco Bay Area.
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Experts said while heavy metals from the ash-dump do leachate in the soil and planners must take remedial measures.(HT Photo)
Experts said while heavy metals from the ash-dump do leachate in the soil and planners must take remedial measures.(HT Photo)

Delhi activist red flags ecological park on fly ash pond, says test water quality

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 06, 2019 04:17 AM IST
Fly-ash is a byproduct of thermal power generation. The upcoming eco-park, spread across 884.64 acres, will be one of the world’s biggest man-made parks, according to the project developers.
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The power line crosses the Gurgaon-Faridabad highway.(HT Photo)
The power line crosses the Gurgaon-Faridabad highway.(HT Photo)

Electric poles on forest land draw ire of green activists

By Prayag Arora-Desai | Gurugram
UPDATED ON MAY 31, 2019 08:09 AM IST
The plot is part of the panchayat Aravalli common lands, and has been recorded as “gair mumkin pahar” in revenue records.
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Metro-3 work being carried out at Andheri.(HT file photo)
Metro-3 work being carried out at Andheri.(HT file photo)

Mumbai’s Metro-6 route must be scrapped, Metro-3 line extended instead, say activists

By Tanushree Venkatraman | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON MAY 20, 2019 12:37 AM IST
They will submit their objections to the existing route to the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) on Tuesday.
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