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Bombay HC rejects Teesta Setalvad's anticipatory bail plea, grants interim relief from arrest until August

Jul 26, 2015

Bombay HC rejects Teesta Setalvad's anticipatory bail plea, grants interim relief from arrest until August

In a breather to social activist Teesta Setalvad and her husband, the Bombay High Court granted the duo 17-day interim relief from arrest in a CBI case. #India #NewsTracker #CBI #Bombay High Court #Teesta Setalvad #FCRA #Javed Anand #interim relief
Activist Teesta Setalvad records statement before CBI in FCRA violation case

Jul 20, 2015

Activist Teesta Setalvad records statement before CBI in FCRA violation case

Activist Teesta Setalvad on Monday recorded her statement before the CBI in connection with a case against her firm for allegedly receiving around USD 2.9 lakh in foreign donations in violation of Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA). #NewsTracker #CBI #Teesta Setalvad #Foreign Contribution Regulation Act #FCRA #Javed Anand
CBI raids activist Teesta Setalvad's office, home in Mumbai

Jul 14, 2015

CBI raids activist Teesta Setalvad's office, home in Mumbai

The federal investigating agency on 7 July registered a case against her, her husband and another individual. #NewsTracker #CBI #Ford Foundation #Teesta Setalvad #FCRA #Gujarat 2002 Riots #Javed Anand #Sabrang Trust
Govt plans to cancel FCRA registration of Teesta Setalvad's NGOs

Jun 30, 2015

Govt plans to cancel FCRA registration of Teesta Setalvad's NGOs

Government plans to cancel the registration of two NGOs of social activist Teesta Setalvad for alleged violations of Foreign Currency Regulation Act. #India #NewsTracker #Home Ministry #Teesta Setalvad #FCRA #Citizens for Justice and Peace #Sabarang Trust
FMC to merge with Sebi by September, says UK Sinha

Jun 23, 2015

FMC to merge with Sebi by September, says UK Sinha

Sinha said that after FMC's merger with Sebi, the capital market watchdog's approval is required if a commodity exchange wants to function as equity bourse as the process would not be automatic. #SEBI #Arun Jaitley #PolicyWatch #UK Sinha #FCRA #Forward Markets Commission
Modi govt cancels licences of 2,406 NGOs including those that run schools, hospitals

Jun 23, 2015

Modi govt cancels licences of 2,406 NGOs including those that run schools, hospitals

In a fresh move, the government has cancelled the licences of 2,406 Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) across the country, which includes entities that run schools and hospitals. #India #Tamil Nadu #NewsTracker #NGOs #FCRA #Caritas International
Licence Raj redux: MHA's new proposal is draconian and arbitrary, say NGOs

Jun 23, 2015

Licence Raj redux: MHA's new proposal is draconian and arbitrary, say NGOs

The proposed declaration in absence of definition can be used as a tool to harass organisations that question government moves and policies. #India #BJP #TheySaidIt #Home Ministry #NGO #MHA #FCRA #Licence Raj
Govt cancels licence of 4470 NGOs, including Manish Sisodia's Kabir

Jun 10, 2015

Govt cancels licence of 4470 NGOs, including Manish Sisodia's Kabir

In another round of action against erring NGOs, the government has cancelled the licence of 4,470 such entities that surprisingly included a number of top universities, Supreme Court Bar Association and Escorts Heart Institute, which bars them from receiving foreign funds. #NewsTracker #NGO #Foreign Contribution Regulation Act #FCRA #Supreme Court Bar Association #Escorts Heart Institute
Centre defends cancellation of FCRA registration of Greenpeace before HC

May 26, 2015

Centre defends cancellation of FCRA registration of Greenpeace before HC

The Union government on Tuesday defended its decision to cancel the foreign contribution registration of Greenpeace India before Delhi High Court, saying the NGO had violated the norms by opening five accounts to utilise foreign donations without informing the relevant authorities. #India #NewsTracker #Delhi High Court #Ministry of Home Affairs #FCRA #Greenpeace India
Delhi HC seeks Centre reply on Greenpeace plea against a/c freeze

May 18, 2015

Delhi HC seeks Centre reply on Greenpeace plea against a/c freeze

Delhi High Court on Monday sought the Centre's response on Greenpeace India's plea challenging suspension of its FCRA registration and freeze on its bank accounts, both domestic and those meant for foreign contributions. #NewsTracker #Delhi High Court #FCRA #Greenpeace India