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Police ask Union home ministry to cancel 90 NGO licences

Tamil Nadu police have recommended the Union home department to cancel the licences of more than 90 non-governmental organizations functioning in the state. A senior police officer confirmed that a letter to this effect has been sent through the state home department. NGOs functioning in India should renew their licences once in five years. A recent amendment to the rules has brought NGOs under the scanner of the police department during the licencing process. http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/Police-ask-Union-home-ministry-to-cancel-90-NGO-licences/articleshow/14790851.cms?

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