Explaining what ‘non-governmental’ means, two bureaucrats clarified it meant both NGOs as commonly understood as charitable organisations as well as private for-profit organisations.
Leaked e-mails give the first account of how one of the world’s wealthiest charitable foundations negotiated to rescue its India operations.
There are already so many laws that apply to NGOs and are barely used effectively; where is the need for one more?
The FCRA law, governing foreign funding to certain NGOs and CSOs in India, is not in conformity with international law, principles and standards, Kiai has argued.
The administration’s new rules are aimed at hobbling voluntary organisations which are doing good work
Governments tend to perceive NGO exposures of violations as harmful to the image of the country instead of taking action to protect victims against such violations.
1. Govt will now celebrate Rakhi In a bid to further its idea of India’s ‘soft power’ a little more after International Yoga Day, the government is now planning to officially celebrate Raksha Bandhan. The state-sponsored celebration of the festival, centred around brother-sister relationships, will be supervised by […]
NGOs will not be be able to use foreign funds for activities “detrimental to national interest, likely to affect public interest, or likely to prejudicially affect the security, scientific, strategic or economic interest of the state.”
The Prime Minister is embracing the world on the one hand, while on the other, thanks to his NGO crackdown, civil society internationally feels India is unwelcoming, say Indian social sector workers
African NGOs lose UN status after criticizing Pakistan’s activities in the Baluchistan and Gilgit-Baltistan Provinces and other areas of the country
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The RSS mouthpiece ‘Organiser’, in its editorial titled “The un-civil intervention’, questioned whether the United States would allow violations by so-called non-profit and non-political NGOs in their own country.