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High Court Grants Bail To Labour Rights Activist Nodeep Kaur

Feb 26, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Kaur was arrested for allegedly gheraoing an industrial unit and demanding money from the company in Haryana's Sonipat on January 12.

Co-Accused In Nodeep Kaur Case Has Injuries Caused By 'Blunt Object': Medical Report

Feb 25, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

According to the medical report submitted in the high court, 'All the injuries were more than two weeks old and were caused by blunt object/weapon.'

Was Severely Beaten Up By Police: Activist Nodeep Kaur In Her Bail Plea

Currently lodged at the Karnal jail, the activist claimed that she was 'targeted and falsely implicated' in the case

Opposition Has Always Stood With Anti-India Elements: Sambit Patra On Disha Ravi's Arrest

Feb 15, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

BJP spokesperson alleged that the arrest of Disha Ravi has uncovered the 'nefarious conspiracies of the break-India forces'

Toolkit Case: Samyukta Kisan Morcha Condemn Arrest Of Disha Ravi, Demand Immediate Release

In a statement, the farmers' body also condemned the comments made by J P Dalal on the death of the farmers protesting against the three agriculture laws.

14 February, 2021

Disha Ravi 'Key Conspirator, Collaborated With Pro-Khalistani Group', Says Delhi Police

Outlook Web Bureau

In a series of tweets, the Delhi Police alleged Disha Ravi of being involved with pro-Khalistani organisations.

12 February, 2021

Activist Nodeep Kaur Granted Bail In Extortion Case

Outlook Web Bureau

Nodeep Kaur will, however, remain in jail as the bail plea in another case registered against her was rejected on January 12

05 February, 2021

Ruth Dayan, Israeli Fashion Designer, Peace Activist Dead At 103

Outlook Web Bureau

Founder of the Maskit fashion house, Israeli fashion icon Ruth Dayan dies

07 January, 2021

Bombay High Court Extends Varavara Rao's Stay At Hospital Till Next Week: HC


Rao has been in and out of hospital since he was arrested in June 2018 and lodged in Taloja prison in neighbouring Navi Mumbai.

28 December, 2020

Saudi Arabia: Prominent Women's Rights Activist Gets Nearly 6 Years Jail

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Loujain al-Hathloul was found guilty on charges of agitating for change, pursuing a foreign agenda and using the internet to harm public order: Reports

24 December, 2020

Karima Baloch’s Husband Asks Canada To Probe Her Mysterious Death And Threats She Faced

Outlook Web Bureau

The 37-year-old activist, who was living in exile in Canada for about five years, had gone missing on Sunday.


01 December, 2020

National Congress Party Activist Killed By Two Motor-Bikers After Tiff


Rekha Bhausaheb Jare was the president of the Yashaswini Mahila Brigade, a local organisation working for women's welfare.

26 November, 2020

NIA Says It Does Not Have Straw, Sipper Sought By Stan Swamy


The 83-year-old is a Parkinson's patient and is currently housed in Taloja Central Jail hospital.

24 November, 2020

Woman Brought Back Home Forcibly By Cops, Say Activists

Tabeenah Anjum

Rajasthan police accused of helping parents wishing to marry off daughter against her will

17 November, 2020

NPRD Seeks NHRC's Intervention To Provide Basic Amenities To Jailed Activist Stan Swamy


83-year-old Father Stan Swamy was arrested for his alleged role inciting mob violence in Maharashtra's Koregaon Bhima on January 1, 2018.

02 November, 2019

'Which Govt Wing Bought Pegasus? Who Ordered The Snoop?' Congress To Centre On WhatsApp Snooping Row


On the one hand WhatsApp claims that it had informed the Indian government authorities of the breach in privacy while on the other hand the government says that no such information was shared and only 'technical jargon' conveyed.

02 November, 2019

'Had Notified Indian Government In May': WhatsApp Responds On Snooping Row

Outlook Web Bureau

According to reports, WhatsApp revealed that journalists and activists in India have been the target of surveillance by operators using the Israeli spyware Pegasus.


01 November, 2019

Govt, Army Officials In 20 Countries Targets Of WhatsApp Hacking: Report

Outlook Web Bureau

The hacking of a wider group of top government officials’ smartphones than previously reported suggests the WhatsApp cyber intrusion could have broad political and diplomatic consequences.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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