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Jan 18, 2018
Indian govt failed to stop attacks on minorities which killed 10 in 2017, says Human Rights Watch reportHuman Rights Watch on Thursday said the Indian government failed to stop or credibly investigate vigilante attacks against minority religious communities in 2017 which killed 10 people.
Jan 14, 2018
Poor funding, focus on short-term goals impede universal healthcare system in IndiaIf the state and Centre can collaborate on a national tax system, why can’t India similarly create a nationwide universal healthcare system?
Dec 25, 2017
Centre directs NGOs to open accounts in any of 32 designated bank by 21 January for 'transparency'The Home Ministry has directed all NGOs, business entities and individuals who receive funds from abroad to open accounts in any of the 32 designated banks, including one foreign, within a month for higher level of transparency.
Oct 03, 2017
SC issues notices to Centre, EC on PIL challenging new political funding lawsThe Supreme Court sought the responses of the government and the Election Commission of India on a PIL challenging the recent changes in laws on funding of political parties.
Sep 14, 2017
Home Ministry bars JNU, DU, IIT Delhi, ICMR, 100 other institutes from receiving foreign funds, FCRA registration cancelledJNU, Delhi University, IIT Delhi, ICAR besides Supreme Court Bar Association are among several hundred organisations barred by the Centre from receiving foreign funds.
Jun 26, 2017
Narendra Modi in Washington, DC: Donald Trump expected to discuss foreign NGO funding issueFive American Senators have asked US president Donald Trump to use his meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi as an opportunity to discuss India's "discriminatory" policies against foreign religious and humanitarian organisations.
Jun 07, 2017
Centre asks NGOs to validate bank accounts for foreign contributions within 15 daysThe Centre on Wednesday directed 2,025 NGOs to validate their foreign contribution designated accounts with banks and inform the same to the home ministry within the next fortnight.
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 05, 2017
Centre asks Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP to furnish details of overseas fundingThe government on Friday asked the Aam Aadmi Party to furnish details of overseas funding to it following suspicion of violation of law, a move termed as "witch hunt" by Delhi's ruling party.
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.