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UPSC Essentials: One word a day – FCRA

July 14, 2022 4:58 pm

What is FCRA? All you need to know. UPSC aspirants must take note of this term often seen in the news due to amendments and NGOs. Do not miss to solve the MCQ below the article.

Explained: What is FCRA, the law related to NGO funding?

July 14, 2022 9:18 am

The MHA has deleted some data from the FCRA website after which the list of those whose licences have been cancelled is no longer available.

Govt deletes NGOs' data from FCRA site

July 13, 2022 12:23 pm

The MHA did not offer any official comment on this move, but officials said it was done because the data was considered “unnecessary” for public viewing.

FCRA compoundable offences up from 7 to 12: Parties to judges to media can now get funds from kin abroad without fear of prosecution

July 03, 2022 12:40 pm

5% penalty if government not informed in 90 days; no intimation needed for contributions up to Rs 10 lakh

MHA extends FCRA validity of NGOs with pending renewal till Sept 30

June 23, 2022 5:58 am

The notification also said that the validity of those FCRA entities whose five years validity period is expiring between July 1, 2022 and September 30, 2022 will stand extended to September 30 this year.

CHRI challenges FCRA cancellation, Delhi HC asks Centre to respond

May 31, 2022 4:04 am

However, the court refused to grant any interim relief to the NGO with respect to Section 15 of FCRA which allows the Central government to take over the foreign contribution, related assets and management of the organisation whose FCRA registration stands cancelled.

FCRA nod for ‘bribes’: CBI questions MHA staff, searches 40 locations

May 11, 2022 7:15 am

“Around half a dozen public servants and others are being questioned. During searches so far, transactions of around Rs 2 crore through hawala channels have been found,” a CBI officer said.

MHA cancels FCRA licence of 2 Odisha-based NGOs

April 27, 2022 11:39 pm

Notably, the registration of both the NGOs was suspended in August last year after prima facie information that they had violated FCRA. "Following completion of investigations against them, their FCRA has been cancelled," a home ministry official said.

Centre cancels FCRA licences of NGOs CHRI, AAWWI

April 27, 2022 2:02 am

“It has now been cancelled as the investigation has been completed and the ministry is of the opinion that given the violations, the NGO cannot be allowed to continue to receive foreign funding,” a ministry official said.

MHA extends FCRA validity of NGOs till June 30

March 25, 2022 7:45 am

This is applicable to such NGOs who have applied for renewal before expiry of their validity period or will apply in the given period.