Teesta Setalvad used funds to spread communal discord, alleges Rajni Patel

Gujarat Minister of State for Home Rajni Patel on Wednesday accused Teesta Setalvad of misusing funds given to her NGO by the US-based Ford Foundation and said a report of the same has been sent to the Central government.

Maharashtra Cabinet partially accepts Adarsh scam probe report

The Maharashtra cabinet on Thursday partially accepted the report on the probe into the Adarsh Housing Society scam after rejecting it a fortnight ago. The opposition cried foul and threatened to move court.

More than 130,000 dead since start of Syria conflict: NGO

More than 130,000 people have been killed since the beginning of the conflict in Syria nearly three years ago, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

Depressed over rape charges, NGO executive commits suicide

A 55-year-old executive director of an NGO committed suicide by jumping off a building after becoming depressed when a girl accused him of rape, police said.

Five deaf, mute orphan girls raped at NGO in Jaipur

Five deaf and mute orphan girls were allegedly raped and beaten by staff at a residential school run by an NGO in Kanota area.

District admin takes over girls` hostel in Sehore

The district administration at Sehore in Madhya Pradesh has taken over the hostel run by the Bright Star Social Society.