Amnesty India closes offices, postpones events after sedition accusation

NEW DELHI: Amnesty International India has temporarily closed its offices and postponed events aimed at raising awareness of rights abuses over safety concerns for its staff after the charity was accused of sedition+ by protesters, a spokeswoman said on Wednesday. Political activists held demonstrations against the rights group on Tuesday and Wednesday, accusing it of… Read More

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Over 11,000 NGOs derecognised for failing to renew registration

Government has derecognised more than 11,000 NGOs after they failed to renew their registration by June-end, preventing them from receiving foreign funds. The Union Home Ministry said it has cancelled registration of 11,319 organisations that had not applied for renewal of registration under the Foreign Contribution Regulations Act by the June 30 deadline this year.… Read More

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Eritrea misery making: A U.N. report shows abuse on level of slavery

It was a signal of serious humanitarian problems in the East African nation of Eritrea that a disproportionate number of the refugees flowing across the Mediterranean into Europe were fleeing from that nation of only 6 million. Confirmation of the dire situation in Eritrea has now come in the form of a report released Tuesday,… Read More

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Art Of Living cannot pay 5 crores to NGT, but Investigation reveals it has over 200 crores of assets

Indian NGO, the Art of Living (AOL) group organized a World Cultural Festival in Delhi between 11-12 March 2016. Headed by Guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, AOL aims to help and heal the society by involving a spiritual approach and follows guidelines of peace, brotherhood, donations and relief. An enormous stage—1200 feet long, 200 feet… Read More

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Villagers in India peeved by Greenpeace’s bogus solar project

People of Dharnai in Bihar have been living without electricity for 30 years, so the local people were excited when they heard that they will get power from Greenpeace solar panels. But that is not what happened in this part of India, reports say. When the ex-chief minister of Bihar came to initiate the project,… Read More

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