North East  /  Published 12.02.20

APW files FIR against Hajela

Assam Public Works, an NGO, has filed an FIR against former NRC state coordinator Prateek Hajela, alleging tampering of the final list published on August 31, 2019. The APW, which had set the National...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 15.11.18

Trafficked girl gets compensation after fight

A 22-year-old trafficking survivor diagnosed with HIV after her rescue from a brothel in Mumbai has received Rs 4 lakh in compensation from the Bengal government after more than a year of fighting for...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 24.04.20

NGOs cry out for Assam government help

As many as 73 NGOs are providing relief to the poor, stranded and marginalised families across the city with logistical backing from the Kamrup (metro) administration but there has been no direct gove...
By Ali Fauz Hassan in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 23.04.20

Bring smiles with caricatures

Want to be a good Samaritan and get caricatured for it? A Barpeta-based NGO, Shubham, has launched a unique initiative through which it encourages people to donate for the poor who are struggling to g...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

Jharkhand  /  Published 17.08.19

Open road beckons special riders

Wheelchairs, crutches and people’s pity cannot be the sum total of a differently abled person’s life, Arun Kumar Singh, a member of the Jharkhand state commissioner for disabled persons, decided. ...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Calcutta  /  Published 14.04.20

Lockdown blues: sex workers counselled

A sex worker in her early 20s is stuck in the city while her two-year-old daughter is in South 24-Parganas with her grandmother.The woman hasn’t been able to go home and meet her daughter for three ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 20.07.19

Tinsukia NGO links felling of trees to flood havoc

An NGO based in Upper Assam’s Tinsukia district on Saturday alleged that illegal felling of over 10,000 trees was one of the reasons for this year’s floods.Devajit Moran, secretary of Green Bud So...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma

North East  /  Published 02.04.20

NGOs, students come forward with aid

Various social organisations, NGOs, churches, individuals and political leaders are coming forward and contributing through various donations and rendering their services to help the poor in various l...
By Bhadra Gogoi in Dimapur

Opinion  /  Published 24.09.19

NGOs and the government: site of tussle

The relationship between non-governmental organizations and ruling governments has a less than loving edge at the best of times, although NGOs and local governments occasionally work together on certa...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 25.10.18

Nageshwar’s stand-in role challenged

The NGO Common Cause on Thursday petitioned the Supreme Court seeking a special investigation team on the corruption charges against benched CBI special director Rakesh Asthana, sacking of the officer...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi


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