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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.
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