Banerjee said on Wednesday that people prefer government jobs as they are well paid and have no very strong obligation to work.
After cancelling FCRA licences of over 18,000 NGOs in 6 years, Centre asks states to track funding, 'anti-national' activities of NGOs
The Central government has asked states and Union territories to "monitor" and take "urgent action" against NGOs that are "involved in anti-national activities"
A global alliance of tech industry and academic organisations unveiled plans on Monday to work together to combat the spread of "fake news" and improve public understanding of journalism.
As the Modi government completes its two years at the center, one of the major criticisms it has drawn is in its handling of the international organisations, more specifically, NGOs run by international bodies or funded by same in India.
There have been suggestions that NGOs be brought under RTI to ensure transparency and accountability but the Joshi case proves there is too much animosity.
Lobbying by the US government and direct intervention by the PMO seems to have finally worked in favour of one of the top international funding organisations. The Modi government, under pressure from the US has now allowed Ford Foundation to partially resume operations in India.
The federal investigating agency on 7 July registered a case against her, her husband and another individual.
Government ordered a CBI into transfer of funds by US-based Ford Foundation to Sabrang Communication and Publishing Pvt Limited (SCPPL), with which social activist Teesta Setalvad is associated, allegedly in violation of rules and froze a bank account of the firm.
The government may ask CBI to probe alleged transfer of funds by the Ford Foundation to activist Teesta Setalvad's Sabrang Communication and Publishing
Greenpeace is determined to keep operating in India even after the central government froze its bank accounts, leaving it with no funds to pay wages to hundreds of staff, its country head said on Thursday.
This is not to argue that an international NGO should blithely disregard a country’s regulations just because its stated mission is doing good. As Salman Khan has proved to us yesterday, Being a (good) Human does not put you above the law.
The US hit out at Modi government for the punitive action against scores of NGOs, saying those who act peacefully to seek change are not anti-government.
After Greenpeace and Ford Foundation, is the Bill and Melinda Gates foundation set to be the next prominent NGO to fall afoul of the MHA?
Ford Foundation has funded a political party and profit making organisations "illegally" which has resulted in the outfit coming under MHA scanner.
US-based Ford Foundation has funded a political party and profit making organisations "illegally" which has resulted in the foreign outfit coming under the Home Ministry scanner and put on the "watch list".
In yet another crackdown on NGOs receiving foreign funds, government has cancelled licences of nearly 9,000 such entities.
The United States on Friday expressed concern over India's crackdown on Ford Foundation and Greenpeace, and said it is seeking "clarification" on the action.
In Modi’s regime, the targets seem to be human rights organisations. With increasing suspicion of civil society organisations and fund flows, Modi’s India can be proud that it’s in the august company of (Rajapakse’s) Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Hungary, Egypt, Sudan, Russia and Venezuela.
The home ministry's decision to scrutinise the usage of funds remitted by the Ford Foundation is more about checking where the money goes rather than a comment on what it thinks of the foundation's orientation
The action against Ford Foundation days after another foreign NGO Greenpeace India earned a negative report from the Intelligence Bureau with the agency reportedly advising the finance ministry to remove any income-tax exemption citing alleged financial irregularities.