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Srinagar: Police ban academic lecture citing Section 144

Jul 10, 2014

Srinagar: Police ban academic lecture citing Section 144

The police on Wednesday barred an academic lecture by writer Dr Mridu Rai from taking place at a hotel in Srinagar, citing Section 144. #India #Jammu and Kashmir #NewsTracker #Omar Abdullah #Police #Srinagar #ban #PDP #CCS #writer #Section 144 #Mridu Rai #academic lecture #Rughonath Vaishnavi Annual Talk #Coalition of Civil Society
Hate speech laws not being effectively executed: SC Judge

May 08, 2014

Hate speech laws not being effectively executed: SC Judge

The root of the problem in tackling the menace of hate speech is not absence of laws but lack of their effective execution, Supreme Court Judge Justice B S Chauhan said today. #Civil society #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #SC judge #BPRD
Civil society organisations demand CBI probe into snooping

Nov 20, 2013

Civil society organisations demand CBI probe into snooping

Civil society organisations held a protest Tuesday against alleged illegal surveillance of a woman by Gujarat government. #Civil society #Congress #BJP #Narendra Modi #Gujarat government #Amit Shah #Snooping #illegal surveillance
Tax rich more, mop up tax-GDP ratio, demands civil society

Feb 05, 2013

Tax rich more, mop up tax-GDP ratio, demands civil society

The demands include increasing direct taxes can by taxing the rich more, increasing the share of property tax and re-introducing of inheritance tax , eliminating corporate exemptions and close loopholes on tax avoidance. #Civil society #Direct Taxes #Budget2013 #Budget Expectations #Aam admi
WEF calls for 'golden triangle' approach to tackle global woes

Jan 23, 2013

WEF calls for 'golden triangle' approach to tackle global woes

World business leaders today said there is a need for a 'golden triangle' collaboration between governments, companies and the civil society to rejuvenate the global economy, create jobs and fight corruption. #Civil society #Government #companies #WEF2013 #Resilient Dynamism

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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

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'Govt should set up board to regulate NGO funding'

Sep 02, 2014

Afghans Get Busy Helping Themselves

Traveling the country, we saw a vibrant civil society beginning to emerge...
'Govt should set up board to regulate NGO funding'

Sep 02, 2014

Contributing to the promise of Vision 2030

THE UNAIDS Gap report launched in Geneva, ahead of the 20th International AIDS Conference held in Melbourne, Australia, from 20-25 July 2014 highlights that a lack of data about people most affected by HIV, coupled with widespread stigma and discrimi... #Australia #Melbourne #Geneva #UNAIDS
'Govt should set up board to regulate NGO funding'

Aug 31, 2014

Hong Kong activists vow to take over financial centre in election protest

Campaigners say city is entering 'era of civil disobedience' after China claims free leadership poll would lead to 'chaotic society' Pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong have vowed to take over the city's financial heart in a civil disobedience campa... #China #Beijing #Hong Kong