articles by Darshana Mitra

India

With laws like FCRA, govt stifles attempts by NGOs to bring about political change, clamps down on dissent

Laws like the FCRA hold NGOs back from fighting the government's crackdown on dissent and re-imagine ways to bring about political change.

India

Narendra Modi asks police to check NGOs' funding but conveniently ignores question of who finances political parties

Recent news reports suggest that the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has directed top security officials to work with state police to identify how non-governmental organisations (NGOs) that are involved in anti-national activities are funded.