User: meerak Topic: all-bengaluru
Category: Bengaluru NGO
Last updated: Nov 16 2018 12:57 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Dengue outbreaks: Are cities losing the war? 16.11.2018 Citizen Matters
Citizens blame civic authorities for poor administration and civic management. Defensive officials attribute the rise in numbers to efficient detection and regular reporting. From Jammu to Chennai, and from Guwahati to Pune, here's the dengue scenario in our cities today.
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How volunteer teachers are making a difference in Bengaluru’s govt schools 15.11.2018 Citizen Matters
Teaching, helping with infrastructure support like labs and play areas has helped push enrollment and learning outcomes in a few schools. Can they scale and sustain?
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Why is Senior Living Still 'Coming of Age' in India? 12.11.2018 Sify Finance
India's senior population can grow to 173 million by 2026, however only 6500 living units are in different stages of construction. Homes for senior citizens is a specific need and not every realtor are as successful as these...
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City Buzz: Faizabad renamed Ayodhya | Diwali impact on air quality | Delhi Signature Bridge opening…and more! 12.11.2018 Citizen Matters
Did the SC order have any impact on Diwali pollution? Which are the other cities that may see a name change after the renaming of Faizabad to Ayodhya? What's special about Delhi's new Signature Bridge? All this and more news from our cities in our weekly recap.
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Bengaluru Buzz: Marshals catching litterers | Civic Saturday at High Court | BMTC pilots e-wallet 10.11.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
From BBMP to waste management to air quality crisis, all the important happenings in the city over the last week that matter to you, in one place.
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Bengaluru Buzz: Curb on new vehicle registration? | Bellandur lake recedes | GIL pays 50 lakh penalty 5.11.2018 Citizen Matters
Bellandur lake's disappearing act, new anti-pollution measures being considered, and a revived Peripheral Ring Road project -- catch all the important news from your city that you may have missed last week.
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GPS Helps Unearth Rs 400 Crore Garbage Scam In Bengaluru 31.10.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Bengaluru's civic authority, the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP), has decided to hand over the investigation of the garbage-disposal scam to Karnataka's Criminal Investigation Department...
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Modi Government Trying To Silence Critics Through Raids, Says Amnesty 28.10.2018 NDTV News - India-news
After Greenpeace, it was Amnesty International's turn to face Enforcement Directorate (ED) raids on Thursday for allegedly accepting foreign funding through illegal means. The human rights watchdog...
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Why are Bellandur citizens spending this Saturday morning in a human chain? 26.10.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
On Saturday, October 27th, the city will be witness to yet another human chain, organised this time by the disgruntled citizens of Bellandur, one of the largest wards of Bengaluru. Find out what their demands are.
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Centre treating human rights organisations like criminal enterprises: Amnesty 26.10.2018 Rediff: News
"As an organisation committed to the rule of law, our operations in India have always conformed with our national regulations. The principles of transparency and accountability are at the heart of our work.".
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After Bengaluru Raid, Amnesty Says "Structure Compliant With Indian Laws" 26.10.2018 NDTV News - India-news
Amnesty India said today that its structure is compliant with Indian laws and the Enforcement Directorate raid shows "a disturbing pattern of the government silencing organisations that question...
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Amnesty India confirms ED searched its Bengaluru premises, says it has not broken any laws 26.10.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
The Enforcement Directorate said Amnesty India had bypassed the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act to float a commercial entity.
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Enforcement Directorate raids Amnesty office 26.10.2018 Reuters: Top News
The Enforcement Directorate (ED), which investigates financial crimes, raided Amnesty's Bengaluru office on Thursday, a spokeswoman for the human rights watchdog said, in the latest crackdown on an international non-profit group in the country.
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Amnesty International Bengaluru Office Raided By Enforcement Directorate 25.10.2018 NDTV News - India-news
The Amnesty International's office in Bengaluru is being raided by the Enforcement Directorate.
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Now #MenToo to ‘expose’ harassment by women 22.10.2018 Financial Chronicle
Bengaluru On the lines of #Metoo, a group of 15 people, including a former French diplomat acquitted in a sexual abuse case in 2017, has launched a #MenToo movement, asking men to come out and speak openly about the sexual harassment faced by them at the hands of women. The campaign was launched here on Saturday by NGO Children’s Rights Initiative for Shared Parenting (Crisp) to protest against the #Metoo movement, false cases aganist men among others. Speaking on the occasion, national president of Crisp, Kumar V Jahgirdar said the group would fight for gender neutral laws and demand punishment for those filing false cases under #MeToo campaign. Noting that #MeToo was a good movement, he however said it should not be misused to fix somebody by levelling false allegations. “This movement has only resulted in bringing disrepute to men who have worked hard to earn respect in society,” he said. Jahgirdar said unlike #MeToo victims, who bring about sexual abuse stories that happened a couple of decades ago, ...
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Union Minister Backs #MeToo, Warns Against "Frivolous Complaints" 20.10.2018 NDTV News - India-news
Union Minister K Alphons on Friday said #MeToo was a "good movement" as whatever "inappropriate" has taken place should come out in public domain, but cautioned against "frivolous" complaints by...
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'No reasons given for freezing Greenpeace funds' 18.10.2018 Rediff: News
NGO rebuts Enforcement Directorate's charges.
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Government To Facilitate Consistent Taxpayers, Policy Proposal In Works 14.10.2018 NDTV News - India-news
The government is working on an ambitious policy proposal to "facilitate" honest and consistent taxpayers in availing a variety of public services and tax-related works on priority, officials said...
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Greenpeace Says Attempt To "Muzzle Dissent" As Investigators Raid Offices 12.10.2018 NDTV News - South
Not for the first time, the global environmental NGO, Greenpeace, is facing the heat from the Indian government. In a move that the organisation has called an effort to "muzzle democratic dissent",...
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Bengaluru Buzz: BBMP creates plastic record | Cycle sharing for last mile connectivity | Dead snails in Madiwala lake 12.10.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Key developments from last week: BBMP creates record, cycle sharing system to enable last mile connectivity, dead snails in Madiwala lake.
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