Tag: NGOs

Is RTI Act being weakened?

Bimal Julka¹ There is a need to distinguish between “populism” and “realism”. Attention of the public is drawn to some of the practical aspects governing the implementation of the Act that are faced by the Commission in its day to day hearings. Instead of resorting to the populist discourse surrounding the issue of likely amendments to the RTI Act,

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US is seeking clarification on revocation of licenses of NGOs under FCRA by MHA

Newsroom24x7 Desk Washington DC: The US is seeking a clarification on the revocation of Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) licences of 8,975 non-governmental organisations (NGOs) by the Indian Ministry of Home Affairs Acting Spokesperson of US Department of State Marie Harf, while replying to a pointed query on the cancellation of licenses of NGOs at

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US position on Humanitarian Aid Programs in North Korea

Newsroom24x7 Desk Washington DC, Feb. 6: Between 1995 and 2008, the United States provided North Korea (Democratic People’s Republic of Korea) with over $1.3 billion in aid, both in the form of food and heavy fuel oil, making us one of the leading contributors of assistance to the DPRK. But both the United States and

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