NGO foils 14-yr-old marriage

City police and the volunteers of Vasavya Mahila Mandali jointly averted the marriage of a child at the last moment The Vasavya Mahila Mandali members were informed by some unknown persons that a 14-year-old girl was getting married in Gunadala area but they could tell them about the location of the marriage. The Vasavya MahilaRead More

Government to check funding of NGOs involved in ‘anti-national activities’

In a closed-door, high-level meeting, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked top security officials to work with the state police to monitor how NGOs and groups suspected to be involved in anti-national activities are funded. Top sources said Modi recently expressed concerned over the subject, and that the Ministry of Home Affairs will engage withRead More

NGO to teach healthy cooking to street vendors

  The Maharashtra government is conducting a campaign for street vendors in Mumbai, in which, they are being trained in preparing food in a hygienic manner with the help of an NGO, a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) official said today. “As part of the campaign, our team is imparting training to the street vendorsRead More

Crimes against Women by our Honourable Law Makers!

  Analysis of MPs/MLAs with Declared Cases Related to Crimes against Women     Dear friends, Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) and National Election Watch have analyzed 4845 out of 4896 election affidavits of current MPs and MLAs. It includes 768 out of 776 affidavits of MPs and 4077 out of 4120 MLAs from allRead More

Is Modi afraid of NGOs?

  Feb 26, 2016 · 08:00 am Anjali Mody Prime Minister Narendra Modi sees enemies all around him, and non-governmental organisations or NGOs are high up on his list. Just a few days ago, at a farmers rally organised by the Bharatiya Janata Party in Bargarh, Odisha, Modi said that NGOs were conspiring to defameRead More

Men’s NGO plea on marital rape!

  An NGO’s plea in the Delhi High Court seeking to make marital rape an offence was today opposed by another NGO, run by a group of men, which said that married women have been given adequate protection under the law against sexual violence by their husbands. NGO Men Welfare Trust claimed that exception inRead More

NGO Shakti Vahini’s success against Honour Killings!

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Tuesday frowned on honour killings and ruled any attempt by informal institutions such as khap panchayats to end a marriage between consenting adults is illegal as it violates their fundamental right to choice and dignity. It ordered authorities to take steps to protect inter-caste and inter-religious couples from honourRead More

N.G.O Scans Heart of Punjab Police.

Punjab Inspector General of Police, Ms. Gurpreet Deo lead his team for a Heart Care Camp organised by NGO Disha – The Harbinger of Social Change & Development in collaboration with Kare Partners heart centre Chandigarh  at the Sector – 9 Police Headquarters. The Two – Day camp concluded here today.   Smt. Simrit Joshan,Read More

World Social Work Day Celebrated at Panjab University.

  “Professional Social Workers’ primary role is to bring about Social Change”, said Dr. Sherry Sabbarawal, Chairperson of the Centre for Social Work, Panjab University, while Inaugurating and delivering a Keynote address on the World Social Work Day Celebrations, organised in collaboration with NGO Disha – The Harbinger of Social Change & Development at PanjabRead More

Why middle class India hates NGOs

World NGO Day, February 27, though observed by several agencies and institutions across the globe is yet to adopted as an international day by the United Nations General Assembly. However, even if it were, middle class India would at best have mixed views about dedicating a day to acknowledging and celebrating the work NGOs do.Read More