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COVER STORY

11-07-2014

NGOs

The selective targeting of NGOs by the Modi government

Briefing

‘The report is to discredit protests by people’

Cover Story
THE selective targeting of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in the leaked Intelligence Bureau (I.B.) report did not elicit too many responses ...

‘Need to regulate NGOs better’

PURNIMA S. TRIPATHI Cover Story
Interview with BJP spokesperson Shahnawaz Hussain.

‘Right to protest under threat’

T.K. RAJALAKSHMI Cover Story
Interview with Samit Aich, executive director, Greenpeace India.

New truth regime

The Intelligence Bureau’s report gets it all wrong in accusing the robust civil society and its NGOs of threatening national economic security.
Datacard

Killing competition

SAGNIK DUTTA Data Card
Pharma multinationals use the FDI route to acquire Indian companies in order to monopolise the generic market.
Centre & the States

For a fair share

SAGNIK DUTTA The Nation
Unable to meet the growing non-Plan expenditure commitments on salary, pension and development activities, the States seek a more equitable share of the Central tax revenue.
Theatre

Refined recreation

R. Ilangovan Arts & Culture
The stage adaptation of “Ponniyin Selvan”, presented in Chennai in June by Magic Lantern, does not disappoint as an honest attempt to retain the soul of ‘Kalki’ R. Krishnamurthy’s classic set in the Chola era.
Industry

Rebooting Infosys

V. Sridhar The Nation
In a business landscape that has changed drastically, Infosys searches for new strategies and direction as its founders step down.
Controversy

Unpleasant journey

The detention, by the Railway Police at Palakkad Junction, of 579 children from northern and eastern States being taken to orphanages in Kerala without completing the legal formalities triggers a controversy.
Livelihood Issues

Sea of troubles

Social Issues
ON January 22, 2011, Jayakumar, 29, of Pushpavanam, a coastal village near Vedaranyam in Tamil Nadu’s Nagapattinam district, his brother Senthil, 25, ...
Cultural Policing

Publishers as censors

The Nation
WHILE the Human Resource Development Minister in the Bharatiya Janata Party government at the Centre, Smriti Irani, has plans to introduce ancient ...
Livelihood Issues

Double disadvantage

Social Issues
Governments on either side of the Palk Bay must realise that many years of displacement, lengthy processes of relocation, and huge losses suffered in the period of the civil war have made northern Sri Lankan fisherfolk extremely vulnerable.
West Bengal

Murder in a mill

The Nation
THE brutal murder of Hari Kusum Maheshwari, the chief executive of the Northbrook Jute Mill in Bhadreshwar in Hooghly district, on June 15 in broad ...
Punjab

Crossing swords

The Nation
THE sword fight between two Sikh groups inside the Golden Temple complex in Amritsar on June 6, amid cries of ‘Khalistan Zindabaad’ ( long live ...

‘The report is to discredit protests by people’

Cover Story
THE selective targeting of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in the leaked Intelligence Bureau (I.B.) report did not elicit too many responses ...

‘Need to regulate NGOs better’

PURNIMA S. TRIPATHI Cover Story
Interview with BJP spokesperson Shahnawaz Hussain.

‘Right to protest under threat’

T.K. RAJALAKSHMI Cover Story
Interview with Samit Aich, executive director, Greenpeace India.

New truth regime

The Intelligence Bureau’s report gets it all wrong in accusing the robust civil society and its NGOs of threatening national economic security.

‘Our struggle was funded by the people’

T.S. SUBRAMANIAN Cover Story
Interview with S.P. Udayakumar, coordinator, People’s Movement Against Nuclear Energy.

Politically motivated: Medha Patkar

Cover Story
“A SMALL group of activists and NGOs have at times succeeded in shaping policy debates in India. Apart from that, in some cases it is observed that in ...

Holy cow

The I.B. report leaves out India’s biggest NGO, the RSS, which has been accused by independent fact-finding reports of accepting foreign funds in the name of social and cultural work but using them to propagate hate crimes.

The good, the bad & the ugly

Cover Story
A HILL AND ITS PEOPLE: NIYAMGIRI, ODISHA By Sagnik Dutta WHILE legitimate questions can be raised about the source of the foreign funding of ...

Targeting NGOs

The timing and contents of the I.B. report naming select NGOs and individuals as working against the national interest exposes the Narendra Modi government’s pro-corporate plan to target organisations championing people’s causes that have not been taken up adequately by the political class.

No legal bar

V. VENKATESAN Cover Story
The Intelligence Bureau report can be taken as an admission by the government that there is nothing illegitimate about the funding of NGOs although it is unhappy about their activities.

‘The report is to discredit protests by people’

Cover Story
THE selective targeting of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in the leaked Intelligence Bureau (I.B.) report did not elicit too many responses ...

‘Need to regulate NGOs better’

PURNIMA S. TRIPATHI Cover Story
Interview with BJP spokesperson Shahnawaz Hussain.
Industry

Rebooting Infosys

V. Sridhar The Nation
In a business landscape that has changed drastically, Infosys searches for new strategies and direction as its founders step down.
Cultural Policing

Publishers as censors

The Nation
WHILE the Human Resource Development Minister in the Bharatiya Janata Party government at the Centre, Smriti Irani, has plans to introduce ancient ...
West Bengal

Murder in a mill

The Nation
THE brutal murder of Hari Kusum Maheshwari, the chief executive of the Northbrook Jute Mill in Bhadreshwar in Hooghly district, on June 15 in broad ...
Punjab

Crossing swords

The Nation
THE sword fight between two Sikh groups inside the Golden Temple complex in Amritsar on June 6, amid cries of ‘Khalistan Zindabaad’ ( long live ...
Terrorism

Taking new routes

Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence, believed to be operating out of the Pakistan Mission in Colombo, seems to be at the centre of a terror network spanning four countries that targets south India.
Muzaffarnagar riots

Clutching at FIRs

The victims of the Muzaffarnagar riots still live in abysmal conditions in relief camps with no hope of justice or rehabilitation.
Terrorism

Taking new routes

Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence, believed to be operating out of the Pakistan Mission in Colombo, seems to be at the centre of a terror network spanning four countries that targets south India.
India-Africa

A plan for partnership

RAJIV BHATIA World Affairs
Ways in which India can contribute to and benefit from Africa’s economic and political resurgence.
Letter from Beirut

Fighting for dignity

Vijay Prashad World Affairs
Around 300 Palestinians are on hunger strike in occupied Palestine protesting against the inhuman provision that allows the Israeli authorities to arrest people without giving reasons or framing charges.