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Apr 04, 2017
RTI Act: Govt proposes stopping proceedings if applicant dies; proposal comes under severe criticismThe NDA government has proposed a new set of rules for processing Right to Information (RTI) applications, complaints and appeals and has sought suggestions from the public by April 15.
Jan 16, 2017
SC order to audit 30 lakh NGOs is another way for State to target and delegitimise their purposeThe Supreme Court, on 11 January, passed an order directing the government to audit about 30 lakh non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and voluntary organisations that receive public funds, but have invariably failed to explain their spending.
Jan 02, 2017
Kashmir unrest: What was the real death toll in the state in 2016?How many people actually died in Jammu and Kashmir in 2016?
Dec 12, 2016
FCRA: Are political parties unique organisations, and thus above the law?The past year-and-a-half or so has seen several instances of very prompt action having been taken against some civil society organisations (CSOs) based on suspicions and allegations of violations of the FCRA
Dec 09, 2016
Kailash Satyarthi writes for Firstpost: From India a strong voice for children will riseBe it the mines, fields, brick kilns, or carpet looms, the condition of children working in them is inhuman and a concerted global effort is needed to protect their childhood, writes Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi in Firstpost.
Sep 08, 2016
Kashmir Dispute: In 5-page letter, Valley civil society writes to President Pranab Mukherjee to initiate 'direct dialogue'A civil society group in Jammu and Kashmir has written to President Pranab Mukherjee, seeking a "direct dialogue" with all stakeholders, including separatists, besides advocating repeal of laws like Armed Forces (Special Powers) Acts (Afspa) and ban on use of pellet guns as confidence building measures for starting talks.
Jul 28, 2016
For transparent Brics, India must push for greater engagement with civil societyHowever, in the interests of a fair and transparent BRICS, it is better to engage with civil society. And India, with its strong democratic traditions and a robust civil society can play a strong role in ensuring this.
Jul 07, 2016
Free and independent media key to China's development, says Ban Ki-moonUN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told China's leaders on Thursday that a flourishing civil society and free media are key to China's development
May 16, 2016
Handwara teen does a U-turn, says army man, not local boys molested herHandwara teen who had claimed that an army man molested her, stated on Monday that police forced her to change her statement and accuse two local boys.
May 05, 2016
Protesting 'meagre' pension, senior citizens return a day's pension to PM ModiA symbolic protest against the "meagre pension" given to underprivileged senior citizens.