Civil society, NGOs, socio- political organisations will be asked to provide volunteers to guard more than 11,000 unmanned railway crossings across the country to minimise death on tracks, Lok Sabha was told on Monday.
Actor Purab Kohli, who is associated with a number of social causes like animal welfare, welfare of under-privileged women and children, says he is baffled why people associated with a good cause are not paid well.
With millions of rupees flowing in from different NGOs for the Jammu and Kashmir flood victims, some youths from the Kashmir Valley have developed a web portal named 'Athwas' (handshake) to track the relief and rehabilitation work being carried out.
Louise Khurshid, wife of Congress leader Salman Khurshid, on Wednesday accused the Narendra Modi government of "political vendetta", a day after Union Social Justice Ministry referred a case against her NGO to the Law Ministry for a CBI probe.
Several hundred people gathered here Saturday to protest police investigations into Okotars, an environmental organisation appointed by Norway for administering the portion of the Norwegian Grants intended for non-governmental organisations (NGOs), Xinhua reported.
Madras High Court on Tuesday issued a notice to the Union Home Secretary on a petition by anti- nuclear activist SP Udayakumar seeking action against an Intelligence Bureau official for allegedly leaking a "secret" document on foreign funding of NGOs with a view to maligning him.
Government Tuesday said there are intelligence inputs of alleged involvement of NGOs, including Greenpeace India, which have received foreign funds in the past in sponsoring agitation against nuclear plants and coalfields in the country.
Various organisations working for the cause of gas-affected persons in the city on Wednesday said they have launched a campaign to educate victims of the world`s worst industrial disaster about using "NOTA" option in the upcoming elections as successive Congress and BJP governments at state and Centre have done "injustice" to them.