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Jan 31, 2017
Bombay HC reprieve for Indira Jaising's NGO; orders defreezing of accountsThe Bombay High Court has ordered defreezing of the domestic and non-FCRA bank accounts of 'Lawyers Collective', an NGO run by former Additional Solicitor General of India Indira Jaising, observing that FCRA "does not provide for a government to stifle the very functioning of individuals or associations".
Jan 16, 2017
SC order to audit 30 lakh NGOs is another way for State to target and delegitimise their purposeThe Supreme Court, on 11 January, passed an order directing the government to audit about 30 lakh non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and voluntary organisations that receive public funds, but have invariably failed to explain their spending.
Jan 04, 2017
CBI files chargesheet against activist Teesta Setalvad in FCRA violation caseA chargesheet has been filed by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) against social activist Teesta Setalvad, her husband Javed Anand and a company run by them for alleged violation of foreign funding rules.
Dec 30, 2016
FCRA licences of 20,000 NGOs cancelled: For Modi govt the Act is a repression toolThe National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government has cancelled Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) licences of about ever since it came to power in May 2014.
Dec 28, 2016
FCRA licence of 20,000 NGO's cancelled: Here is what the govt actually saidThe cancellation of an FCRA license means that the NGOs in question can no longer take funds from a foriegn contributor but they can continue to work
Dec 27, 2016
Home ministry cancels FCRA licences of 20,000 NGOs for violating normsAmong the 13,000 valid NGOs, around 3,000 have submitted applications for renewal while home ministry received 2,000 new applications for registration under the FCRA for the first time.
Dec 14, 2016
Home Ministry faux pas: Renews then cancels FCRA licence of Greenpeace India, Teesta Setalvad's NGOThe Union Home Ministry renewed Greenpeace India's registration under the Foreign Contributions Registrations Act after permanently cancelling its licence in September 2015.
Dec 12, 2016
FCRA: Are political parties unique organisations, and thus above the law?The past year-and-a-half or so has seen several instances of very prompt action having been taken against some civil society organisations (CSOs) based on suspicions and allegations of violations of the FCRA
Dec 08, 2016
De-register BJP, Congress for violating FCRA law, says former bureaucrat EAS SarmaFormer bureaucrat EAS Sarma has sought the de-registration of the BJP and the Congress for violation the FCRA by accepting donations from foreign sources.
Dec 07, 2016
Indira Jaising's NGO responds to cancellation of its FCRA license by MHAThe Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has cancelled Indira Jaising's NGO's FCRA registration permanently, thereby barring the organisation from receiving foreign funds.