civil society

Climate change and global poverty

Climate change and global poverty

March 7, 2019

World leaders continue to pay lip service to climate protection as the poorest, in poor and rich nations, continue to pay the price for inaction.

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Human Rights Watch World Report 2017 finds India reeling

Human Rights Watch World Report 2017 finds India reeling

May 24, 2017

The Human Rights Watch World Report 2017 finds India to be a nation violating human rights in more than ten issues including women's rights, freedom of speech, gender identity and treatment of minorities, to name a few.

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Climate Agreement

Climate Agreement

April 22, 2016

On the occasion of Earth Day, the Paris Climate agreement was signed by 175 countries. Representatives from more than 170 nations gathered at United Nations headquarters in New York to sign the Paris agreement on climate change on April 22. During the opening for signature, 175 s...

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Climate Change Meet, Paris

Climate Change Meet, Paris

January 6, 2016

Global leaders, businesses and several others have gone to town over the ‘unprecedented’ achievements during the global negotiations in Paris to curb global warming. Yet, not much besides big headlines seems to have been achieved The road to hell is paved with good intentions...

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NGOs in India

NGOs in India

October 28, 2015

Far from being recognised as the government’s guiding agents in developmental activities, a large section of NGOs and voluntary organisations in India are today being branded as enemies of the State. Is the crackdown on NGOs legitimate or is the government scared of dissent? St...

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