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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'

Jul 17, 2014

'The Purge: Anarchy' review: Legalized murder, for one night

Last year, James DeMonaco's "The Purge" presented an intriguing idea: What if all crime, even murder, were legal for one night each year? "The Purge" was a simple home-invasion movie, starring Ethan Hawke as a suburban family man, but it came with a ... #Kiele Sanchez #Ethan Hawke #Carmen Ejogo #Zach Gilford #James DeMonaco
'Govt should set up board to regulate NGO funding'

Jul 03, 2014

Editorial: U.S. ideals 238 years in the making

Two-hundred thirty-eight years ago, 56 British colonists put their lives on the line when they signed one of history's great ennobling documents -- the Declaration of Independence -- which proclaims all human beings are created equal. But through the... #Kiele Sanchez #Ethan Hawke #Carmen Ejogo #Zach Gilford #James DeMonaco
'Govt should set up board to regulate NGO funding'

Jul 07, 2014

Theresa May promises child abuse inquiry with 'maximum transparency'

Home secretary says inquiry will be free to call witnesses from public sector, private sector and wider civil society A searching public and independent inquiry looking into how public bodies undertook their duty of care to protect children from sexu... #Kiele Sanchez #Ethan Hawke #Carmen Ejogo #Zach Gilford #James DeMonaco