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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

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

Jharkhand  /  Published 11.09.20

New initiative for poor, disabled tribals

An NGO has launched an initiative to provide a source of livelihood to disabled poor tribal people residing in rural areas of Dhanbad in Jharkhand. Nand Care Foundation, a 9-month-old NGO founded by ...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Calcutta  /  Published 24.07.20

New Town complex sets up Covid centre

Within days of the ministry of health and family welfare issuing guidelines for gated residential complexes desirous of setting up “small Covid care facilities”, several housing societies ...
By Sudeshna Banerjee

Football  /  Published 09.07.20

Man Utd outreach to find 'local Rashfords'

The Manchester United Foundation will provide financial aid to a city NGO to help tackle the social and economic impact of the pandemic on youths. The Foundation has teamed up with its supporters&rsq...
By Ayan Paul in Calcutta


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