Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai on Wednesday said registration of 6,677 NGOs under the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act (FCRA) was cancelled during the span of five years between 2017 and 2021. He informed the Rajya Sabha the registration of 755 NGOs was cancelled in Tamil Nadu, followed by 734 in Maharashtra, 635 in UP and 622 in Andhra Pradesh. TNS
2,900 communal violence cases in 2017-21
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21.2% skilled labour force in India
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Rs 6.4 lakh cr electronics produced last fiscal
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8.8L cyber fraud cases reported since Jan 2021
More than 8 lakh cyber fraud cases have been reported since January last year, the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology informed the Lok Sabha. With the expansion of the internet, the number of Indians exposed to cyber frauds had grown, it said. As per data by the National Crime Records Bureau, the number of complaints reported during January 1, 2021 to November 30, 2022 was 8,84,863, the ministry said.
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