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De-register BJP, Congress for violating FCRA law, says former bureaucrat EAS Sarma
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De-register BJP, Congress for violating FCRA law, says former bureaucrat EAS Sarma

Former bureaucrat EAS Sarma has sought the de-registration of the BJP and the Congress for violation the FCRA by accepting donations from foreign sources.

Indira Jaising's NGO responds to cancellation of its FCRA license by MHA
India

Indira Jaising's NGO responds to cancellation of its FCRA license by MHA

The Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has cancelled Indira Jaising's NGO's FCRA registration permanently, thereby barring the organisation from receiving foreign funds.

BJP government misusing foreign funding law to harass charities, say human rights groups
India

BJP government misusing foreign funding law to harass charities, say human rights groups

India's refusal to renew foreign funding licences of 25 charities is a violation of their right to freedom of association, and appears to be a move to quell criticism, two rights groups said on Tuesday

Zakir Naik's open letter can't misguide Indian Muslims; they won't buy misuse of religious texts
India

Zakir Naik's open letter can't misguide Indian Muslims; they won't buy misuse of religious texts

The ‘Open Letter’ of Zakir Naik to the Indian Muslims as well as the government has reopened opinions on the controversial Salafi Islamist preacher.

Zakir Naik’s open letter is an attempt to communalise Muslims and a veiled threat to govt
India

Zakir Naik’s open letter is an attempt to communalise Muslims and a veiled threat to govt

In his 'Open Letter to Indians', released Saturday morning, radical Islamic preacher Zakir Naik positions himself as the ‘biggest name and most popular figure of the (Indian Muslim) community’ and portrays the government action against him as an attack on the community.

Zakir Naik's NGO banned from receiving foreign funds directly
India

Zakir Naik's NGO banned from receiving foreign funds directly

Controversial preacher Zakir Naik's NGO Islamic Research Foundation has been banned from receiving foreign funds directly and the Home Ministry has asked RBI to seek prior permission from it before releasing any money to the NGO.

Home Ministry begins inquiry into renewal of FCRA licence of Zakir Naik's NGO
India

Home Ministry begins inquiry into renewal of FCRA licence of Zakir Naik's NGO

A departmental inquiry has been instituted by the Home Ministry into the issue of renewal of the FCRA licence of Islamic preacher Zakir Naik's NGO which led to suspension of four officials.

Four MHA officials suspended for facilitating FCRA license renewal of Naik's NGO
India

Four MHA officials suspended for facilitating FCRA license renewal of Naik's NGO

On Thursday night, four officials of the Home Ministry were suspended for allegedly facilitating the renewal of FCRA licence of an NGO promoted by Islamic preacher Zakir Naik, against whom several probes are going on.

Amnesty sedition case: Vague laws like FCRA can intimidate NGOs that don't toe government line
India

Amnesty sedition case: Vague laws like FCRA can intimidate NGOs that don't toe government line

The FCRA has any legitimate uses, but it can also be a tool to intimidate and stifle NGOs in India like Amnesty that don't toe the government line

Amnesty International vs FCRA: All you need to know
India

Amnesty International vs FCRA: All you need to know

Amnesty International's request to set up office in India for operations in South Asia is likely to get rejected.

How Zakir Naik misinterpreted Islam for his extremist and misogynist views
India

How Zakir Naik misinterpreted Islam for his extremist and misogynist views

Zakir Naik has not only misguided the Indian Muslim youth and misinterpreted the Islamic rulings but also brazenly violated the Indian law.

Govt probing use of foreign funding by Zakir Naik's NGO
India

Govt probing use of foreign funding by Zakir Naik's NGO

Accounts of Zakir Naik's IRF are being checked to find for what purpose the funds were sent from abroad and for what purpose the funds were utilised.

Unmasking Teesta Setalvad: Here's why her NGO has lost its FCRA registration
India

Unmasking Teesta Setalvad: Here's why her NGO has lost its FCRA registration

The cancellation of FCRA (Foreign Contribution Regulation Act) registration of Sabrang Trust is big blow to Teesta Setalvad and her secularist patrons and followers, both inside and outside of the country.

Teesta Setalvad case: MHA official Anand Joshi granted bail
India

Teesta Setalvad case: MHA official Anand Joshi granted bail

A suspended home ministry official Anand Joshi, arrested in a graft case, was on Tuesday granted bail by a court here.

Indira Jaising is being targeted for taking up people's cause, says Digvijaya Singh
India

Indira Jaising is being targeted for taking up people's cause, says Digvijaya Singh

Punitive action against lawyer Indira Jaising's NGO Lawyers Collective shows the "intolerant" attitude of the government towards those championing people's causes, Congress leader Digvijaya Singh said on Thursday.

Indira Jaising calls #NGOClampdown 'intimidating tactic' by govt
India

Indira Jaising calls #NGOClampdown 'intimidating tactic' by govt

Senior advocate and former Additional Solicitor General (ASG) Indira Jaising’s NGO, Lawyers Collective (LC) was served a notice suspending its FCRA registration for six months on Monday by the Home Minstry. It has barred the association from receiving any foreign funds.

Building a 'Lakshman rekha' brick by brick: A perverse lesson from Uttarakhand
Politics

Building a 'Lakshman rekha' brick by brick: A perverse lesson from Uttarakhand

The lesson that needs to be learnt from Uttarakhand is for political parties to mend their ways of working. Unless that happens, not only the legislature but the entire architecture of democracy will be destroyed.

Teesta Setalvad files: MHA official accused of stealing documents goes missing
India

Teesta Setalvad files: MHA official accused of stealing documents goes missing

After the CBI recovered the stolen files from Home Ministry official Anand Joshi, the concerned official has apparently gone missing.

Govt vs NGOs: Anand Joshi case reopens festering wounds of mistrust
India

Govt vs NGOs: Anand Joshi case reopens festering wounds of mistrust

There have been suggestions that NGOs be brought under RTI to ensure transparency and accountability but the Joshi case proves there is too much animosity.

CBI nabs Home Ministry official for allegedly stealing documents linked to Teesta Setalvad's NGO
India

CBI nabs Home Ministry official for allegedly stealing documents linked to Teesta Setalvad's NGO

Joshi, who held the rank of Undersecretary, stole documents relating to noted activist Teesta Setalvad's NGO, Sabrang Trust.