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Opinion  /  Published 17.05.21

Editorial: Closed off

The second surge of Covid-19 infections in India has laid bare the damage caused by the Narendra Modi government’s amendments to the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act in September, 2020. Mad...
By The Editorial Board

Business  /  Published 14.05.21

Call to relax FCRA rules

Tech industry body Nasscom has urged the government to temporarily relax the conditions of the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) to ensure overseas money can flow into the country to fight th...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 30.03.21

More control: Regulating CSOs

The Prime Minister’s Office cannot afford to rest. It has now instructed Niti Aayog to formulate a national policy to regulate civil society organizations so that, according to a member of its w...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 02.01.21

Narendra Modi never wastes a crisis

2020 has been a bad year for the health of Indians and for the health of Indian democracy too. The Modi-Shah regime, which is authoritarian by instinct and belief, has used the pandemic to further und...
By Ramachandra Guha

Jharkhand  /  Published 20.10.20

UN official criticises Swamy arrest

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet has appealed to the Union government to safeguard the rights of human rights defenders and NGOs, and their ability to carry out their work on be...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi


Opinion  /  Published 14.10.20

Stomach this: Conflict and food security

The Nobel Peace Prize being awarded to the United Nations’ World Food Programme underlines the urgency of the challenge posed by hunger in a planet ravaged by conflict, the vagaries of climate c...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 02.10.20

Warning to critics over Amnesty

By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 28.09.20

Jurists' ire: amended FCRA poses obstacles

By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 12.03.20

Foreign funds: ok only for some

In its nationalist ardour, the Narendra Modi-led government turned a suspicious eye on foreign funds for non-governmental organizations during its first stint. Many NGOs had had their licences confisc...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 17.09.19

No-conversion rider widened for foreign funds for NGOs

The Union home ministry has amended rules on foreign funding under which office-bearers, key functionaries and members of NGOs receiving such grants will have to file an affidavit declaring that they ...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi


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