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UN human rights experts ask India to repeal law curbing NGO funding

June 17, 2016 2:25 pm

The experts' call comes as India's Ministry of Home Affairs suspended earlier in June for six months the registration of the non-governmental organisation Lawyers Collective, under the FCRA.

Indira Jaising's NGO barred by MHA from receiving foreign funds for 6 months

June 02, 2016 4:12 am

The 'Lawyers' Collective' ha allegedly received foreign contribution between 2006-07 and 2013-14 and the Home Ministry found alleged discrepancy in the filing of annual returns of the NGO.

Arrested MHA under secretary suspended

May 19, 2016 12:52 am

Anand Joshi was shunted out of the home ministry’s foreigners division in January, reportedly over allegations that he was involved in dubious activities.

Party funding: Delhi HC asks govt about system in place to enforce FCRA

November 25, 2015 12:29 am

The PIL, filed by the Association for Democratic Reforms, has sought creation of an independent body to implement the law.

Centre cancels Greenpeace India’s FCRA registration

September 04, 2015 5:29 am

In an affidavit filed before the Delhi High Court Thursday, the MHA said the decision to cancel the FCRA registration was taken at a meeting Wednesday.

FinMin notifies Sebi-FMC merger from September 28

September 03, 2015 12:51 am

Finance minister Arun Jaitley had 2015 Budget announced the merger of FMC with Sebi.

300 institutions can accept funds from abroad without FCRA stamp

August 17, 2015 2:34 am

Other institutions eligible to accept foreign contribution without FCRA registration included the IITs, the Punjab University, and the School of Planning and Architecture.

Foreign Contribution Regulation Act: New crackdown on NGO foreign funds

June 15, 2015 2:36 am

In the most important change, government plans to equate “economic security” for NGOs under FCRA with the definition provided in Section 2 of the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA).

Foreign contributions to National Skill Development Fund exempted from FCRA

April 30, 2015 1:53 am

The exemption is expected to help more funds come in for skill development as the government looks to train nearly 11 crore workers by 2020.

Indian research centres, institutes hail Ford Foundation grants

April 24, 2015 2:01 am

The Ford Foundation, on its part, had said it was aware of the inquiry into Sabrang and had responded “swiftly and thoroughly” to the queries of Gujarat police.