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Jan 20, 2017
Teesta Setalvad's memoir shows us how violence has marred and vitiated the country she grew up inHowever, the strength of Setalvad’s memoir lies in her skill of pointing out small but crucial details of the massacre which were apparently overlooked by the Special Investigation Team probing the Gujarat violence
Jan 11, 2017
Executive vs judiciary is good for democracy but who foots the bill for stalemate?The government needs to set up a system to respond faster to litigations before the courts, especially when it's party to over 46 percent of the cases that are currently pending in Indian courts
Nov 11, 2016
Rs 500, Rs 1,000 notes ban: Here's a quick guide on how to help the people aroundThe war against the parallel economy in India has taken a new turn with the momentous decision of the Indian government of banning Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes. While the path-breaking move of Prime Minister Narendra Modi is not the panacea for all evils (nothing can be!), it definitely seems to be one of the most decisive beginnings ever made.
Aug 19, 2016
Amnesty sedition case: Vague laws like FCRA can intimidate NGOs that don't toe government lineThe FCRA has any legitimate uses, but it can also be a tool to intimidate and stifle NGOs in India like Amnesty that don't toe the government line
Aug 19, 2016
Amnesty International vs FCRA: All you need to knowAmnesty International's request to set up office in India for operations in South Asia is likely to get rejected.
Aug 18, 2016
So, you feel for Amnesty International: Wipe away those tears and sample some of its vitriolOur governments became alphabet soups of warring political factions even as the likes of Amnesty International made slow, steady but sure inroads.
Jul 29, 2016
Diluted Lokpal Act makes transparency wear a cloak: Has India's fight against graft fizzled out?The amendments to the Lokpal Act, cleared by the Parliament, seem to weaken the law and reduce transparency instead of improving them.
Jul 05, 2016
Free meals for migrants and the homeless: Watch how this NGO celebrates RamzanIn Algeria, an NGO called Djazair al Kheir, is working hard for African migrants and the homeless to help them celebrate the fasting month of Ramzan.
Jun 11, 2016
52% citizens find their city cleaner after Swachh Bharat, finds surveyFifty-two per cent of citizens find their city cleaner 600 days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Swachh Bharat (Clean India) initiative, a countrywide survery has found.
May 11, 2016
Govt vs NGOs: Anand Joshi case reopens festering wounds of mistrustThere have been suggestions that NGOs be brought under RTI to ensure transparency and accountability but the Joshi case proves there is too much animosity.