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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: Act being used as weapon to silence organisationsThe 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 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.
Nov 09, 2016
BJP government misusing foreign funding law to harass charities, say human rights groupsIndia'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
Aug 20, 2016
Amnesty International vs govt: How the FCRA is being used as a tool for persecutionThe fact of the matter is that paranoia and suspicion have been institutionalised in government under the FCRA. We don’t even need to speculate where this will lead us to. A live example is playing out before our very eyes in Turkey.
Aug 16, 2016
Ministry of Home Affairs launches probe into 'possible' FCRA violation by AmnestyAmidst allegations of anti-India slogans being raised at an Amnesty event in Bengaluru, the Home Ministry has launched a probe into the funding of the NGO, its expenses and "possible" violation of FCRA by it.
Jun 01, 2016
Indira Jaising's NGO barred from receiving foreign funds, loses licenceEminent lawyer Indira Jaising on Wednesday termed the suspension of licence of her NGO as a "blatant attempt to victimise" the organisation and an "act of vindictiveness" on the part of the NDA government.