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Govt for transparency in utilisation of funds by NGOs

Aug 05, 2014

Govt for transparency in utilisation of funds by NGOs

Pitching for greater accountability and transparency in utilisation of funds by NGOs, the government on Tuesday said it supports punishing those found guilty of such misconduct. #India #NewsTracker #Salman Khurshid #Lok Sabha #Government #parliament #NGOs #Dr Zakir Hussain Memorial Trust #Thaawar Chand Gehlot
Sri Lanka bar association head alleges intimidation by govt

Jul 16, 2014

Sri Lanka bar association head alleges intimidation by govt

The head of Sri Lanka's bar association said on Wednesday he feared he might be killed after he described President Mahinda Rajapakse's government as becoming more autocratic. #ThatsJustWrong #World #Sri Lanka #Autocracy #Mahinda Rajapaksa #NGOs #Bar association #Upul Jayasuriya
The taxman cometh: Budget 2014 hints at Modi crackdown on NGOs

Jul 11, 2014

The taxman cometh: Budget 2014 hints at Modi crackdown on NGOs

The leak of the IB report on NGOs allegedly destabilising the Indian economy has been backed by a statement of intent in the budget to tighten the screws on NGOs' funding and tax exemptions. #Narendra Modi #PoliticsDecoder #Intelligence Bureau #Tax exemption #NGOs #Greenpeace #Infrastructure Projects #Gujarat Model #Foreign funding #Budget 2014 #environmentalist
IB on NGOs: MHA orders Delhi Police to probe leakage of report

Jul 09, 2014

IB on NGOs: MHA orders Delhi Police to probe leakage of report

The Home Ministry has ordered a probe into leakage of Intelligence Bureau report that claimed certain NGOs and their international donors are planning to target many fresh economic development projects including those in Gujarat. #NewsTracker #Rajnath Singh #Ministry of Home Affairs #MHA #IB report NGOs
Why NGOs need to be brought down from their high pedestal

Jun 16, 2014

Why NGOs need to be brought down from their high pedestal

NGOs are an essential feature of democracy, but they need not all be seen as do-gooders who can't be questioned. They are driven by vested interests and moral certitudes, need and greed, just as corporations are. #NGOs #In My Opinion #Corporations #Vested Interests #The Profit Motive

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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
'Govt scrutinising NGOs defeats its very purpose'

Jun 16, 2014

'Govt scrutinising NGOs defeats its very purpose'

NGOs are people organised together to take a stand and propagate their views. One may agree or disagree with their views but that is part of the overall discourse, writes ank123 in reply to an article on Firstpost. #India #Intelligence Bureau #NGOs #Firstpost Community

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'Govt scrutinising NGOs defeats its very purpose'

Jul 31, 2014

Fight against acid attacks needs a more aggressive approach: NGO

A non-profit body dedicating to the rehabilitation of acid attack victims says it is time for tougher penalties, making acid more difficult to procure and increasing awareness and sensitization in the city The Acid Survivors Foundation India , , West...
'Govt scrutinising NGOs defeats its very purpose'

Aug 10, 2014

More UK bank accounts held by Muslim organisations risk closure

Money laundering and counter-terrorism legislation behind move to close accounts at HSBC, not Islamophobia, analyst says An increasing number of Muslim NGOs are likely to suffer the same fate as three groups that were told their bank accounts are to ... #London #HSBC
'Govt scrutinising NGOs defeats its very purpose'

Aug 04, 2014

Nigeria, Shell not cleaning oil pollution: report

(AP) -- Little action has been taken to clean up pollution caused by oil production in Nigeria's Niger Delta region, either by the government or Shell Oil, Amnesty International and other groups charged Monday. Oil production has contaminated the dri... #Europe #World Health Organization #United Nations Environment Programme #Amnesty International #Niger Delta