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Jul 18, 2017
Over 1,000 NGOs blacklisted for misusing foreign funds: Kiren RijijuOver 1,000 NGOs have been barred from receiving foreign aid after they were found "mis-utilising" such funds, Union minister Kiren Rijiju informed the Lok Sabha on Tuesday.
Jul 10, 2017
MHA issues showcause notices to 6,000 NGOs for not filing income, expenditure recordsNearly 6,000 NGOs could lose their licence to receive foreign donations with the home ministry serving them show cause notices for not filing accounts.
Jun 23, 2017
Home ministry asks 1,900 NGOs to validate bank account for foreign contributions or face penal actionThe Union home ministry has warned over 1,900 NGOs of penal action for their failure to validate their foreign contribution designated bank accounts.
May 16, 2017
NGOs in trouble can file annual returns for last five years till 14 JuneNGOs whose licences were suspended for non-compliance of government rules have been given a final deadline of 14 June to file their returns for the last five years.
May 10, 2017
Govt tightens rules for NGOs: Home ministry asks non-profits to open bank accounts in core banking formatTightening the rules for NGOs, the Ministry of Home has asked as many as 5,845 organisations to open their accounts in banks having core banking facilities and furnish details for real-time access to security agencies in the case of any discrepancy.
May 07, 2017
AAP thrives on the politics of confrontation; BJP's witchhunt is only going to help Arvind KejriwalBJP should realise that AAP thrives on politics of confrontation and if notices have been issued without any base, it will only help AAP mobilise/get back its support base and gain sympathy. This witch hunt won’t help.
May 04, 2017
UN reviews human rights in India: Excessive use of force in Kashmir, violence against minorities among key issuesThe UN Human Rights Council (UNHCR) has flagged a number of issues, including excessive use of force in Jammu and Kashmir, caste-based violence and violence against minorities and criminalisation of same-sex relations
May 02, 2017
UN review should call on India to stop targeting NGOs: Human Rights WatchAhead of India's quadrennial review by the UN's human rights body, a rights group has said the international community should call on India to stop targeting NGOs for criticising the government and demanded action for prosecuting vigilante attacks on minorities.
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.