Northeast unites in opposing oil palm plantations

Earlier, Meghalaya MP, Agatha Sangma, who is the sister of Chief Minister Conrad Sangma, had petitioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi to oppose the oil palm plantations in the state.

published on : 7th November 2021

Why is the government going after NGOs?

In the last 6-8 weeks, another batch of high-profile non-government organisations (NGOs) have had their licences suspended under the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act.

published on : 19th September 2021

SC says don't want 'busy bodies' NGOs challenge higher judicial service rules, dismisses PIL

The court said it didn't want NGOs challenging the rules which prescribe minimum qualification for all categories of candidates and that it will rather hear aggrieved candidates.

published on : 5th September 2021

Mangosteen Club: Poetry in politics

Mangosteen Club has been making waves on social media with intuitive poetry and simple compositions.

published on : 4th September 2021

Hyderabad's Rainbow Homes give abandoned kids a reason to smile

The establishment of ‘Rainbow Homes’ provided abandoned children in dire need of care and declining government schools seeking ways to regain their lost ground a win-win situation.

published on : 4th July 2021

Will the planned Social Stock Exchange help uplift those at the bottom of the pyramid?

India has over 31 lakh NGOs,  more than double the number of schools in the country, and 250 times the number of government hospitals.

published on : 28th June 2021

Act against NGOs, individuals indulging in illegal adoptions of children orphaned by Covid: SC

The NCPCR had sounded the alarm on a spate of complaints about illegal adoption of children orphaned by COVID-19 through private individual and organisations.

published on : 8th June 2021

Homes for children, elderly run by NGOs in Kerala struggle as donations dry up

Kerala has over 2,000 registered orphanages, mostly run by non-government or charitable organisations.

published on : 24th May 2021

Hands to hold: Kochiites come forward to help homeless

Kochi has set an example in the past by launching a crowdfunding campaign to help its Covid-hit population.

published on : 13th May 2021

NGOs, police, volunteers join hands to help people living on streets

Palanisamy, a sexagenerian who hails from Madurai still remembers last year’s lockdown. 

published on : 13th May 2021

COVID-19: NHRC voices concern over lack of medical facilities for nomads, unorganised sector

The concerns about the marginalised section were raised during an online meeting conducted by NHRC with over 100  NGOs, civil society organisations and human rights defenders.

published on : 12th May 2021

Hand of good: NGOs, organisations, volunteers across India rise to challenge in all-out battle against COVID-19

These selfless bunch of people are keeping the spirit of humanity alive. In the first of a series, here’s the list of a few.

published on : 8th May 2021