NHRC seeks CBI director’s report on probe against Lawyers Collective

The direction came on complaints filed by Henri Tiphagne, a human rights activist associated with Human Rights Defenders’ Alert and Maja Daruwala, Senior Advisor of Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative.

Patidar NGO gets nod for temple grant as others face FCRA curbs

The NGO, sources said, is backed by the powerful Patidar community and was started in 2017 with NRI Chandu K Patel as its chief coordinator.


FCRA: Govt eases penalties for violating law, NGOs can now pay fines

Several top NGOs including those of social activist Teesta Setalvad, senior lawyer Indira Jaising, Greenpeace, Compassion International and Ford Foundation were under the scanner for alleged violations of the FCRA Act.

No coercive action against Deepak Talwar in FCRA case, says Delhi High Court

"Having heard the counsel on behalf of the parties, this court is of the view that subject to petitioners continuing to cooperate in the investigations by the CBI, no coercive action should be taken till further orders," the bench said.

MHA serves FCRA notices to Nehru Museum, IGNOU

The notices were issued on July 8 and the NGOs have time till July 23 to reply.

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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Government Cancels FCRA Licences Of Around 20,000 NGOs: Here's Why

Licences of around 20,000 of 33,000 NGOs have been cancelled by the government after they were found to be allegedly violating various provisions of the FCRA, thus barring them from receiving foreign funds. This was conveyed to Home Minister Rajnath Singh during a review of the Foreigners Division of the Home Ministry here today. Giving […]