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Terror funding: For second day, NIA raids six NGOs, trusts in Delhi and Srinagar
India

Terror funding: For second day, NIA raids six NGOs, trusts in Delhi and Srinagar

The raids conducted on Thursday were a continuation of the agency’s searches at 10 locations in Jammu and Kashmir and one in Bengaluru on Wednesday

Terror funding: NIA raids several places including NGOs, human rights activist’s house in Srinagar
India

Terror funding: NIA raids several places including NGOs, human rights activist’s house in Srinagar

According to the National Investigation Agency, these NGOs were receiving money from undisclosed donors which were being used for funding terror activities

UN rights chief tells India to safeguard rights of NGOs; MEA says law violations can't be condoned
India

UN rights chief tells India to safeguard rights of NGOs; MEA says law violations can't be condoned

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet specifically cited as "worrying" the use of FCRA, which prohibits the receipt of foreign funds "for any activities prejudicial to the public interest."

COVID-19 impact is massive, but other social causes need CSR funding too, say NGOs
India

COVID-19 impact is massive, but other social causes need CSR funding too, say NGOs

With a major chunk of CSR funding having gone towards the PM-CARES Fund, there are few resources left with corporate organisations to fund new initiatives

No income, no food, no government relief: Sex workers of Kamathipura pushed to the brink
India

No income, no food, no government relief: Sex workers of Kamathipura pushed to the brink

Sex workers in Kamathipura are desperate to get back to work despite the risks due to COVID-19, purely to end the vicious cycle of hunger and violence

In Tamil Nadu, NGOs and volunteers pave way for migrant workers as govt machinery struggles to cope with COVID-19 crisis
India

In Tamil Nadu, NGOs and volunteers pave way for migrant workers as govt machinery struggles to cope with COVID-19 crisis

From arranging dry ration, medicines, soaps and water to helping migrant workers with online railway booking, volunteers in Tamil Nadu have provided unrelenting support since day one

COVID-19 Lockdown 3.0: Waiting for special trains to take them home, migrant workers in Hyderabad battle hunger and helplessness
India

COVID-19 Lockdown 3.0: Waiting for special trains to take them home, migrant workers in Hyderabad battle hunger and helplessness

Trapped in lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic, over a thousand migrant workers staying in Hyderabad's Tolichowki took to the streets on Sunday demanding to be taken home.

Dumped by Mumbai's upper middle and middle class, domestic workers survive on charity to stay afloat during COVID-19 lockdown
India

Dumped by Mumbai's upper middle and middle class, domestic workers survive on charity to stay afloat during COVID-19 lockdown

With no public transport and lack of strict orders to practice social distancing, domestic workers in Mumbai have not been able to continue their services for their upper middle class employers living in the comfort of their high-rise apartments.

COVID-19 Lockdown: With low bargaining power, migrant workers in Telangana await relief; NGOs call KCR's disbursal plan flawed
India

COVID-19 Lockdown: With low bargaining power, migrant workers in Telangana await relief; NGOs call KCR's disbursal plan flawed

COVID-19 outbreak: Labour rights experts, activists and the advocacy group have been persistently requesting the government to implement the GO 13 in full spirit, and have called for a revised estimate of the total beneficiaries. They also seek a policy that covers every migrant worker unconditionally, without making employers liable.

JK Tyre provides food supplies to over 10,000 migrants, daily workers; organises health camps in villages
Business

JK Tyre provides food supplies to over 10,000 migrants, daily workers; organises health camps in villages

JK Tyre said it is extending support to government officials, police department and government hospital employees with packed food and drinking water with the help of NGOs.

Coronavirus Outbreak: CRISIL deploys its corporate kitchen to serve 10,000 daily meals for community in Mumbai
Business

Coronavirus Outbreak: CRISIL deploys its corporate kitchen to serve 10,000 daily meals for community in Mumbai

CRISIL has opened up its corporate kitchen facility at its Mumbai headquarters to prepare hygienically cooked, nutritious meals on a daily basis to the economically weaker sections of the society

In battle against coronavirus, China continues to sideline its most valuable ally: The Chinese people
World

In battle against coronavirus, China continues to sideline its most valuable ally: The Chinese people

Hospitals in Wuhan and the surrounding Hubei province have been making urgent pleas to the Chinese people for three weeks as the new coronavirus ripples through the country: Send more protective gear

'Aarey not a forest’: Prakash Javadekar cites Bombay HC order to defend MMRCL’s move to fell trees for Mumbai Metro car shed
India

'Aarey not a forest’: Prakash Javadekar cites Bombay HC order to defend MMRCL’s move to fell trees for Mumbai Metro car shed

Prakash Javadekar on Saturday cited a Bombay High Court order to defend the Mumbai Metro Corporation's move to fell trees in Aarey Colony.

Aarey Colony protest: Mumbai Police arrest 29, cordon off area; protesters accuse cops of high-handedness
India

Aarey Colony protest: Mumbai Police arrest 29, cordon off area; protesters accuse cops of high-handedness

People protesting against cutting down of trees in Aarey Colony clashed with the police as 29 people were arrested.

Narendra Modi govt launches drive against 'subversive' NGOs to tackle dangers of suspicious foreign investments
India

Narendra Modi govt launches drive against 'subversive' NGOs to tackle dangers of suspicious foreign investments

A senior official privy to the development said that officials are treating the challenges posed by these NGOs as 'fourth generation warfare', as he termed it.

Flipkart launches initiative 'Samarth' to bring Indian artisans, weavers, handicrafts makers on platform
Business

Flipkart launches initiative 'Samarth' to bring Indian artisans, weavers, handicrafts makers on platform

Walmart-owned Flipkart on Wednesday launched a new initiative 'Samarth' to bring Indian artisans, weavers and handicrafts makers on its platform

Budget 2019: Analysts terms listing of social enterprises as innovative, move would help them raise funds to meet welfare objectives
Business

Budget 2019: Analysts terms listing of social enterprises as innovative, move would help them raise funds to meet welfare objectives

Allowing listing of social enterprises can be a game changer for organisations that are trying to transform the social dynamics, say market analysts who termed the Budget proposal to create a social sector exchange as one of the "very creative and innovative ideas"

World Day Against Child Labour 2019: Experts rue lack of govt response to concerns over 'family enterprises' clause in Indian law
India

World Day Against Child Labour 2019: Experts rue lack of govt response to concerns over 'family enterprises' clause in Indian law

World Day Against Child Labour 2019: In India, 12 percent of all children are engaged in some form of child labour, according to a 2017 UNICEF report.

For acid attack survivors, 2019 elections emerge as platform to campaign for stronger laws, proper treatment and compensation
India

For acid attack survivors, 2019 elections emerge as platform to campaign for stronger laws, proper treatment and compensation

Stop Acid Attack, a group which has been creating awareness about acid attacks and pushing for stricter punishment for the perpetrators launched a country-wide campaign during the election to highlight the demands of acid attack survivors

Home ministry cancels registration of Infosys Foundation for alleged violation of foreign grants receiving norms
Business

Home ministry cancels registration of Infosys Foundation for alleged violation of foreign grants receiving norms

The Home Ministry has cancelled the registration of Bengaluru-based NGO Infosys Foundation for alleged violation of norms in receiving foreign grants, officials said on Monday