Govt tightens norms for NGOs receiving foreign funds

After introducing a more stringent regime for foreign-funded NGOs and associations with recent amendments to the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act, 2010, the government has now revised the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Rules, 2011 to make them stricter. Continue Reading

Unlock 5: Multiplexes, swimming pools to be partially open from 15 October

The Union Home Ministry has announced a detailed guideline for Unlock 5, or for reopening to be effective from 1 October. Despite a steep rise in the number of Covid-19 cases in the country, the Ministry has made it clear that there would be more relaxations and fewer restrictions, though local administrations in some States are heavily relying on voluntary curfew, local lockdowns etc. Continue Reading

Home Ministry stresses on no restriction of oxygen supply

The Union Home Ministry has said that medical oxygen is an essential public health commodity and any disruption in its supplies may critically impact management of Covid-19 patients as it stressed that ‘no restriction’ be imposed on its movement between the States. Continue Reading

HC seeks Centre’s response on plea for FIR against Sonia, Rahul

The Delhi High Court on Friday sought the response of the Centre, Delhi government and the police on pleas seeking FIRs against political leaders, including Congress leaders Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, for alleged hate speeches. Continue Reading