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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
Anti-nuclear activists call IB report on NGOs a cock and bull story

Jun 13, 2014

Anti-nuclear activists call IB report on NGOs a cock and bull story

Describing the IB report as a "cock and bull story", Praful Bidwai, a senior columnist and founder member of the Coalition for Nuclear Disarmament and Peace (CNDP), said the report was based on "false allegations and on a series of innuendos that try to establish guilt by mere association". #TheySaidIt #Kudankulam #NGOs #IB Report #anti-nuclear activist #Praful Bidwai #SP Udaykumar #people movement #cock and bull story

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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'

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'

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 30, 2014

AG: Cleveland company, owners to pay for EPA violationsAG: Cleveland...

AG: Cleveland company, owners to pay for EPA violations The defendants included: the land owners, the company owner and the demolition construction company and its owner Check out this story on WKYC.com: http://on.wkyc.com/1lK9NGo CLEVELAND -- Ohio A... #Ohio #Cleveland, OH #Environmental Protection Agency