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Srinagar: Police ban academic lecture citing Section 144

Jul 10, 2014

Srinagar: Police ban academic lecture citing Section 144

The police on Wednesday barred an academic lecture by writer Dr Mridu Rai from taking place at a hotel in Srinagar, citing Section 144. #India #Jammu and Kashmir #NewsTracker #Omar Abdullah #Police #Srinagar #ban #PDP #CCS #writer #Section 144 #Mridu Rai #academic lecture #Rughonath Vaishnavi Annual Talk #Coalition of Civil Society
Hate speech laws not being effectively executed: SC Judge

May 08, 2014

Hate speech laws not being effectively executed: SC Judge

The root of the problem in tackling the menace of hate speech is not absence of laws but lack of their effective execution, Supreme Court Judge Justice B S Chauhan said today. #Civil society #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #SC judge #BPRD
Civil society organisations demand CBI probe into snooping

Nov 20, 2013

Civil society organisations demand CBI probe into snooping

Civil society organisations held a protest Tuesday against alleged illegal surveillance of a woman by Gujarat government. #Civil society #Congress #BJP #Narendra Modi #Gujarat government #Amit Shah #Snooping #illegal surveillance
Tax rich more, mop up tax-GDP ratio, demands civil society

Feb 05, 2013

Tax rich more, mop up tax-GDP ratio, demands civil society

The demands include increasing direct taxes can by taxing the rich more, increasing the share of property tax and re-introducing of inheritance tax , eliminating corporate exemptions and close loopholes on tax avoidance. #Civil society #Direct Taxes #Budget2013 #Budget Expectations #Aam admi
WEF calls for 'golden triangle' approach to tackle global woes

Jan 23, 2013

WEF calls for 'golden triangle' approach to tackle global woes

World business leaders today said there is a need for a 'golden triangle' collaboration between governments, companies and the civil society to rejuvenate the global economy, create jobs and fight corruption. #Civil society #Government #companies #WEF2013 #Resilient Dynamism

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'Govt should set up board to regulate NGO funding'

Jun 16, 2014

'Govt should set up board to regulate NGO funding'

The government should either ban foreign funding of all NGOs altogether or allow this funding only when routed through a specially created autonomous Board. #India #Civil society #InMyOpinion #Intelligence Bureau #NGOs #Greenpeace #IB #Blogs #IB Report #NGO funds #leaked report #comment

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'Govt should set up board to regulate NGO funding'

Sep 17, 2014

Fighting for Which Future? When Google Met Wikileaks

In the summer of 2011, in the midst of the Cablegate affair (the leaking of some 250,000 diplomatic cable transmission between the US State Department and American embassies by WikiLeaks), at a time of far-reaching changes in the regimes of Tunisia a... #Egypt #Eric Schmidt #US State Department #John Perry Barlow #Ecuador #Tunisia #Council on Foreign Relations #Google Inc. #Creative Commons #International Crisis Group #Wikileaks #Julian Assange
'Govt should set up board to regulate NGO funding'

Sep 16, 2014

Lincoln's 1860 campaign banner discovered in Peconic store

A silk banner discovered in the attic of a Peconic store has given the Southold Historic Society a link to the 1860 election of Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War. The 55 1/2-inch tall by 44-inch wide artifact, nearly 154 years old, was initially used... #Abraham Lincoln #Maine #U.S. Republican Party #Suffolk County, NY #Greenport, NY #Long Island, NY #Mattituck, NY #North Fork, NY #Peconic, NY #Southold, NY
'Govt should set up board to regulate NGO funding'

Sep 14, 2014

Ahmed Seif and Egypt's prison generation

There is so much tragedy in the Arab world these days. Activists tortured to death in Moroccan jails, Libya imploding, Egypt returned to quasi-pharaonic rule, Gaza in rubble, Syria and Iraq in a twilight zone of barbarity. But while Egypt has not see... #Syria #Iraq #Egypt #Hosni Mubarak #Libya #Palestine #Tunisia