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India  /  Published 14.08.22

Maharashtra steps against alcoholism

Family members of 40-year-old Mohan Kopnar are a happy lot as he is among a handful of alcohol addicts who would be taking a 'pledge' in front of their village on August 15 to give up liquor c...
By PTI in Pune

Opinion  /  Published 06.10.21

New fund: Market access for social entities

The market regulator, Securities and Exchange Board of India, announced recently that non-profit organizations as well as for-profit social enterprises will be permitted to participate in financial ma...
By The Editorial Board

News  /  Published 05.09.21

Pragya Mitra, 10, from UK, extends a helping hand to Kolkata NGO

A group of students from the city and parts of the UK have been making art on the theme of kindness, responding to a call by a 10-year-old girl from Derby who has also launched a fundraising campaign....
By Jhinuk Mazumdar

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

Calcutta  /  Published 05.04.21

Library to tackle learning loss in kids

An NGO that works with girls from underprivileged homes is integrating a library with the curriculum to encourage an interest in reading and books. Most of the girls are first-generation learners and...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta


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

Calcutta  /  Published 03.10.20

Library to help village kids

A mobile library has been set up for first-generation learners of a village on the occasion of the bicentenary of Ishwarchandra Vidyasagar’s birth. An NGO that works in the districts for empowe...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 28.09.20

Jurists' ire: amended FCRA poses obstacles

By The Editorial Board

Calcutta  /  Published 26.09.20

Pandemic lesson of self-reliance

The pandemic has made women from marginalised sections of the society realise the importance of self-reliance and independence, feel many organisations working with them. There is a greater demand fo...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 16.09.20

In crisis, interest-free loans

Shankar Paswan ran a roadside sindoor stall in the Kalighat area before he had to shut up shop because of the lockdown. He used up his capital, borrowed money from lenders and survived on rations. Cu...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta


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