You are here:
NGOs
#

NGOs

Get Alerts

Articles

View all

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
Swami Agnivesh to Left wingers: Who the IB report on NGOs names

Jun 14, 2014

Swami Agnivesh to Left wingers: Who the IB report on NGOs names

The IB Report that focused on foreign-funded NGOs that were focused on public protests against big projects, names many names from varied fields #Nuclear energy #NGOs #Greenpeace #PMANE #PUCL #Green Activism #IB Report #Anti-Development Protests #ConnectTheDots. IB report

BLOG POSTS

View all

'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

Wire

View all

'Govt scrutinising NGOs defeats its very purpose'

Jun 30, 2014

Sentencing Due for Man Who Tried to Aid al-Qaida

LOS ANGELES — A California man who used Facebook to connect with al-Qaida and planned to train its fighters in Pakistan was scheduled to be sentenced Monday in federal court. Sinh Vinh Ngo Nguyen, 25, of Garden Grove, pleaded guilty in December to on... #California #Pakistan #Al-Qaeda #Facebook
'Govt scrutinising NGOs defeats its very purpose'

Jun 27, 2014

Sinosphere Blog: New Signs That China Is Scrutinizing Foreign NGOs

A notice that briefly appeared on a local government website describes a “penetrating” security review of foreign nongovernmental organizations in China... #China #National Security Council #Egypt #Ukraine #Stars and Stripes #Xi Jinping #Hong Kong #Ford Foundation
'Govt scrutinising NGOs defeats its very purpose'

Jul 15, 2014

NGO: Israel warplanes hit Syria's Golan, killing 4

Israeli warplanes struck three administrative and military targets in Syria's Golan at dawn on Tuesday, killing two security guards and two women, said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights... #China #National Security Council #Egypt #Ukraine #Stars and Stripes #Xi Jinping #Hong Kong #Ford Foundation
LIVE