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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.
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 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 07, 2016
Govt cancels license of lawyer Indira Jaisingh's NGO for allegedly flouting FCRA normsIn its order, the Home Ministry claimed that there were discrepancies in foreign contributions cited by Jaising's NGO in its returns filed with the government.