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Jan 16, 2017
SC order to audit 30 lakh NGOs is another way for State to target and delegitimise their purposeThe Supreme Court, on 11 January, passed an order directing the government to audit about 30 lakh non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and voluntary organisations that receive public funds, but have invariably failed to explain their spending.
Jan 12, 2017
First Lady: Chetan Bhagat on One Indian Girl, feminism and writing popular fictionThe biggest selling Indian novelist in history or a literary pariah? Chetan Bhagat discusses his new book, his response to critics and more in this week's edition of First Lady with Meghna Pant.
Jan 11, 2017
Demonetisation impact: Automobile sales see biggest drop in 16 years in DecemberSales fell 18.66 percent in December to 1.2 million units, the biggest monthly drop since the same month in 2000,
Jan 02, 2017
Kashmir unrest: What was the real death toll in the state in 2016?How many people actually died in Jammu and Kashmir in 2016?
Dec 28, 2016
Poaching at all-time high, but tiger numbers still rose in 2016Its not been a great year for wildlife. More tigers and leopards were poached in 2016 than in any year of the previous decade, pangolins were killed in the hundreds while thousands of marine animals perished — this, due to the debilitating effect of climate change. Yet, the good news is that the number of tigers still rose.
Dec 25, 2016
Adarsh scam: Congress' Ashok Chavan challenges Maharashtra Governor's nod to prosecute himThe CBI had accused the former state Chief Minister of approving additional floor space index for Adarsh society in return for two flats for his relatives.
Dec 23, 2016
Burmese Christians in India and a possible clue to why Europe's Muslim refugees are converting to ChristianityThough forced to relocate because of religious differences, Burmese Christians in India find solace in religion and community support, and their situation possibly explain why Muslim refugees are converting to Christianity in Europe
Dec 21, 2016
Children as young as four may have been sexually abused in British football, police revealChildren as young as four may have been molested as part of the deepening sexual abuse scandal that has shaken British football, police revealed.
Dec 19, 2016
Ban Ki- Moon criticises South Korea president, expresses concerns over lack of good governanceUN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has criticised South Korea president Park Geun-hye's administration over a corruption scandal involving her longtime friend, voicing concerns over the country's "lack of good governance", the media reported on Monday.
Dec 12, 2016
FCRA: Are political parties unique organisations, and thus above the law?The past year-and-a-half or so has seen several instances of very prompt action having been taken against some civil society organisations (CSOs) based on suspicions and allegations of violations of the FCRA