Foreign Funds Surge Under BJP Rule

Source: http://www.thehindu.com

Foreign donations to Indian NGOs have surged since the NDA government came to power.

As per figures available with the Home Ministry, which regulates the flow of foreign funds to NGOs and associations in India, the 2015-16 fiscal saw a flow of ?17,208 crore from foreign donors, the highest in five years. There were donations of ?14,525 crore in 2014-15 and ?13,092 crore in 2013-14. In 2012-13, the foreign donations received totalled ?9,423 crore, and in 2011-12, ?10,334 crore.

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Rethink on Judge Shakhder Transfer

Source: http://epaperbeta.timesofindia.com

SC collegium planning to reconsider transfer of Justice Rajiv Shakdher from Delhi high court to Madras HC; senior advocates had earlier written an open letter to CJI espousing cancellation of the order

The Supreme Court collegium is planning to reconsider transfer of Justice Rajiv Shakdher from the Delhi high court to the Madras high court, according to a judicial representative. His transfer was effected along with several others in 2016 and he joined the Madras High Court last April.

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Four Dead Russian Diplomats in Three Months

By Adam Gurrie,
Global Research
Source: http://www.globalresearch.ca

Vitaly Churkin was one of the wisest voices in international diplomacy. His voice will no longer echo in the halls of the United Nations. Articulate, polite yet commanding, wise yet affable, he oversaw some of Russia’s and the world’s most important events in a position he occupied since 2006.

Churkin had to face a great deal of hostile criticism from both the Bush and Obama administrations during his time at the UN, but he always did so with grace. He never failed to explain the Russian position with the utmost clarity.

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Amnesty International Faults Sedition Law


Source: http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/amnesty-faults-sedition-law/article17343822.ece?homepage=true

[Considering Amnesty International was forced to admit that its report on Syria was faked almost entirely in the U.K, Amnesty should attend to moral turpitude in its system and not comment on India's domestic laws. Amnesty International must be tried in the International Court of Justice for crimes against nations]

Criticises curbs on NGOs, attacks on activists, journalists

Amnesty International’s State of the World’s Human Rights Report 2016-17 has expressed concern over a range of human rights violations in India.

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The Causes of Clinical Depression, Long-lasting Sadness and Behavioural Dysfunction

By Dr. Gary G Kohls,

Global Research
Source: http://www.globalresearch.ca

This morning I listened, with a lot of frustration, to the usually very informative and usually quite balanced morning radio interview program “On Point Radio with Tom Ashbrook”

(http://www.wbur.org/onpoint/2017/02/14/depression-teens-girls-study).

The program “revealed” supposedly new information about the high incidence of so-called “clinical depression” among American girls. The two guests on the program were actually academic psychiatrists who had recently had their research published in the Journal of Pediatrics.

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Fake News and Crimes Against Humanity: Amnesty International Admits Syrian 'Sayadnaya' Report Fabricated Entirely in the U.K

By Tony Cartalucci, Global Research
Source: http://www.globalresearch.ca

Amnesty International’s 48 page report titled, “Syria: Human Slaughterhouse: Mass Hangings and Extermination at Saydnaya Prison, Syria,” boasts bold claims, concluding:

 

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