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Home Ministry extends validity of FCRA registration of NGOs by three months till 31 March
India

Home Ministry extends validity of FCRA registration of NGOs by three months till 31 March

Organisations such as the Missionaries of Charity, however, will not be eligible for the extension benefits as their applications for a renewal of the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act registration have already been rejected

Work to continue as usual in Mother Teresa's charity; MoC will resolve FCRA issue soon, says official
India

Work to continue as usual in Mother Teresa's charity; MoC will resolve FCRA issue soon, says official

Officials from the Mission indicated that an appeal against Centre's decision to cancel the license of Missionaries of Charity under the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act would be made

How Jamsetji Tata crafted an unmatched legacy in the 20th century by giving away $102.4 bn to charity
India

How Jamsetji Tata crafted an unmatched legacy in the 20th century by giving away $102.4 bn to charity

Jamsetji Tata news: The total donations made by the Tata group founder were more than the GDPs of Kenya, Ethiopia, Sri Lanka or Luxembourg, whose GDP is much lower than $100 billion

Govt amends norms; companies' contribution to PM CARES Fund to qualify as CSR expenditure
Business

Govt amends norms; companies' contribution to PM CARES Fund to qualify as CSR expenditure

The government has amended the norms whereby contributions by corporates to the PM CARES Fund will qualify as CSR spending under the companies law

Coronavirus Outbreak: Kevin Hart, Nick Jonas to appear on Amazon Prime Video docu series Regular Heroes
Entertainment

Coronavirus Outbreak: Kevin Hart, Nick Jonas to appear on Amazon Prime Video docu series Regular Heroes

Regular Heroes is about everyday people who are making an impact in the fight against the coronavirus is getting an assist of its own

Coronavirus Outbreak: Karan Johar's Dharma Productions donates to PM-CARES, Maharashtra CM's relief funds, NGOs
Entertainment

Coronavirus Outbreak: Karan Johar's Dharma Productions donates to PM-CARES, Maharashtra CM's relief funds, NGOs

Karan Johar said that it is the moral responsibility of every individual to help those affected by the lockdown due to the coronavirus

Bank of Maharashtra gets govt mandate to collect donations for PM CARES Fund; contributions to get I-T Act exemption
Business

Bank of Maharashtra gets govt mandate to collect donations for PM CARES Fund; contributions to get I-T Act exemption

One can also remit contributions directly by electronic clearing system (ECS) to the designated savings bank account of Bank of Maharashtra.

Electoral bonds worth Rs 6,128 crore sold since last year; Mumbai recorded highest sale of Rs 1,880 cr followed by Kolkata, Delhi
Politics

Electoral bonds worth Rs 6,128 crore sold since last year; Mumbai recorded highest sale of Rs 1,880 cr followed by Kolkata, Delhi

According to the non-governmental organisation Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR), electoral bonds worth Rs 277 crore have been sold since last year

BJP got overwhelming share of corporate donations to political parties from 2016-17 to 2017-18, finds ADR study
Politics

BJP got overwhelming share of corporate donations to political parties from 2016-17 to 2017-18, finds ADR study

The BJP received the maximum donations from 1731 corporates followed by INC, which received donations from 151 corporates.

Payal Tadvi's suicide: 'Evidence of ligature mark over neck', says autopsy report; victim's chats show she was facing torture
India

Payal Tadvi's suicide: 'Evidence of ligature mark over neck', says autopsy report; victim's chats show she was facing torture

The investigation into the suicide of Dr Payal Tadvi has been transferred to the Crime Branch of the Mumbai Police on Thursday.

Payal Tadvi's suicide: Marred by casteism, dominated by donations, medical education in India needs mirror to avoid dehumanisation
India

Payal Tadvi's suicide: Marred by casteism, dominated by donations, medical education in India needs mirror to avoid dehumanisation

Three senior doctors allegedly bullied and tortured Dr Payal Tadvi because of her caste - she was born into an Adivasi family - all the way to suicide at Mumbai's BYL Nair Hospital.

Regional parties received Rs 54.81 crore in donations in 2017-18; 17 sent delayed reports to EC: ADR
Politics

Regional parties received Rs 54.81 crore in donations in 2017-18; 17 sent delayed reports to EC: ADR

Seventeen regional parties defaulted in submitting their donations report to the Election Commission in 2017-18, said a report by the Association for Democratic Reforms, which advocates for electoral reforms to combat corruption and empower citizens.

Parties got 99.8% donations through electoral bonds of Rs 10 lakh, Rs 1 crore between March 2018 and January, reveals RTI reply
Politics

Parties got 99.8% donations through electoral bonds of Rs 10 lakh, Rs 1 crore between March 2018 and January, reveals RTI reply

A whopping 99.8 per cent of donations received by political parties was through electoral bonds of the highest denominations - Rs 10 lakh and Rs one crore - between March 2018 and 24 January, 2019

Empowering Lokpal to oversee distribution of ex gratia to kin of Pulwama victims would be edifying for country
India

Empowering Lokpal to oversee distribution of ex gratia to kin of Pulwama victims would be edifying for country

Overseeing the ex gratia to the families of the Central Reserve Police Force killed in the Pulwama terror attack would be an ideal start for our first Lokpal

Distribution of ex gratia, other donations offered to kin of Pulwama victims needs a systematic distribution channel
India

Distribution of ex gratia, other donations offered to kin of Pulwama victims needs a systematic distribution channel

While it is heartening to see the vast and tangible support for the kin of the Pulwama attack victims, there is no harm in exercising caution. The lakhs of rupees, housing offers, jobs and other forms of assurances such as contributions of salaries by cricketers, boxers and film stars all come to an impressive amount of largesse.

Arun Jaitley calls electoral bonds 'substantial improvement' in encouraging transparency of political funding
Politics

Arun Jaitley calls electoral bonds 'substantial improvement' in encouraging transparency of political funding

The electoral bonds mechanism is a substantial improvement in transparency over the present system and the government is open to suggestions to further cleanse political funding, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said

Shawn Mendes starts relief fund and donates $100,000 to earthquake hit Mexico
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Shawn Mendes starts relief fund and donates $100,000 to earthquake hit Mexico

Singer Shawn Mendes, who was in Mexico for his concert when the 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck, has started a relief fund for the victims

Black money: BJP gets 81% income from unknown sources, Congress 71%; why chase only common man?
Politics

Black money: BJP gets 81% income from unknown sources, Congress 71%; why chase only common man?

In the black money battle while political parties command anonymity in their non-transparent cash dealings, common man faces maximum harassment

CBI lodges FIR against Faridabad housing society for collecting donations in PM's name
India

CBI lodges FIR against Faridabad housing society for collecting donations in PM's name

The CBI has lodged an FIR against a group housing society for allegedly collecting donations in the name of Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Saharanpur clashes: Muzaffarnagar police prevents Dalit outfit Bhim army from collecting donations
Politics

Saharanpur clashes: Muzaffarnagar police prevents Dalit outfit Bhim army from collecting donations

The police in Muzaffarnagar removed a camp set up for collecting donations by Dalit outfit Bhim army, which allegedly played a role in inter-caste clashes in Saharanpur.