Union minister of state for home Kiren Rijiju has accused Greenpeace of inciting protests against industrial projects and has warned global activists and aid organizations not to work against the government.
Non-governmental organisations working for 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy victims have urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to visit the disaster site here and discuss issues of compensation and toxic waste disposal.
Terming NGOs as "active partners" in spreading awareness on health issues, the Union Health Ministry Thursday invited them to adopt a ward or a section in the three government-run hospitals in the city to help improve cleanliness and amenities in the institutions.
Five NGOs have come together to raise 20 million pounds for securing 100 elephant corridors in India by 2025 to curb increasing fragmentation of forests as well as human-elephant conflict, it was announced on Wednesday.
Two NGOs run by social activist Teesta Setalvad and her husband have been served notice by Home Ministry for alleged violations of the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) and asked to reply within 15 days.
The Indian Institute of Technology-Kharagpur, which was listed among the 4,470 NGOs barred by the central government from receiving foreign funds for not adhering to guidelines, on Friday claimed its inclusion was an error.
Terming Nepal as "a very important country for Bajaj Auto", he said "we have been there for more than 20 years. We have over 3.5 lakh Bajaj motorcycles on the country's roads. We are working with our consumers, dealers and technicians towards the quick repair of damaged vehicles so that people can be mobile once again."
The US envoy to India Richard Verma on Wednesday voiced "concern" over reports about "challenges faced by NGOs operating in India", as the government has put the US-based Ford Foundation under the scanner.