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Mar 31, 2019
Indian NGOs bridge chasm between middle class, poor and are crucial to the health of democracySome of the brightest Indian minds are attracted to this line of work
Mar 02, 2019
Communities in China and South Asia fight for greater say over river management, but will officials listen?By forming cross border networks, civil society groups in China and South Asia hope to exert greater influence over government decisions, but will officials listen?
Oct 26, 2018
Enforcement Directorate raids Amnesty International's India office in Bengaluru over alleged FEMA violationsAfter coming to power in 2014, the Narendra Modi government had launched clampdown against NGOs, which the opposition had termed as an attempt to stifle the voices of civil society groups.
Jun 17, 2018
Peace talks between Nicaragua govt, civil society groups hindered after armed assailants kill eight people in ManaguaArmed assailants in Nicaragua's capital set fire to a house and started a gunfire at a street barricade, leaving eight people dead and thus hindering the peace talks between the government and civil society groups
Apr 18, 2018
DCW chief Swati Maliwal must act, not fast: Delhi's depleting de-addiction centres put women at risk, fuel drug abuseSwati Maliwal also wants a high-level committee comprising the Union home minister, Delhi’s chief minister, Delhi’s Lt Governor and police commissioner and head of the Delhi Commission for Women to be set up to discuss crimes against women and that these meetings be broadcast publicly.
Jul 27, 2017
Kerala Police under scanner after Dalit boy's autopsy report suggests suicide was abetted by custodial tortureThe Kerala Police find itself in a tight spot but what makes it more precarious is that majority of the victims are young Dalits.
Apr 04, 2017
RTI Act: Govt proposes stopping proceedings if applicant dies; proposal comes under severe criticismThe NDA government has proposed a new set of rules for processing Right to Information (RTI) applications, complaints and appeals and has sought suggestions from the public by April 15.
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.
Dec 09, 2016
Kailash Satyarthi writes for Firstpost: From India a strong voice for children will riseBe it the mines, fields, brick kilns, or carpet looms, the condition of children working in them is inhuman and a concerted global effort is needed to protect their childhood, writes Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi in Firstpost.
Jul 28, 2016
For transparent Brics, India must push for greater engagement with civil societyHowever, in the interests of a fair and transparent BRICS, it is better to engage with civil society. And India, with its strong democratic traditions and a robust civil society can play a strong role in ensuring this.