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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 21, 2014

Afghan presidential candidates sign unity deal

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN—Afghanistan’s two presidential candidates signed a power-sharing deal on Sunday that makes one president and the other chief executive, ending months of political wrangling following a disputed runoff that threatened to plunge the ... #Afghanistan #Hamid Karzai #Kabul #John Kerry #NATO #Taliban #Ashraf Ghani #Abdullah Abdullah
'Govt should set up board to regulate NGO funding'

Sep 20, 2014

GAA 'spy' comes down from tree

Master of espionage or just a chancer having a laugh, the man at the centre of the 'spying' allegations against Kerry is not enjoying his newfound infamy. Civil servant Patrick Roarty (43), or Padraig as he's known in Killarney, was screening calls t... #Afghanistan #Hamid Karzai #Kabul #John Kerry #NATO #Taliban #Ashraf Ghani #Abdullah Abdullah
'Govt should set up board to regulate NGO funding'

Sep 19, 2014

Donegal ‘spy’ is revealed as close friend of McGuinness

THE man at the centre of ‘spying’ allegations against the Kerry football team is top civil servant Patrick Roarty. Kerry-based Mr Roarty (43) is from Donegal manager Jim McGuinness’s home town of Glenties and the pair played together for the local cl... #Afghanistan #Hamid Karzai #Kabul #John Kerry #NATO #Taliban #Ashraf Ghani #Abdullah Abdullah