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Tuesday, August 03, 2021



FCRA certificate suspension: Centre to submit sealed cover to Delhi HC in response to CHRI plea

July 27, 2021 3:15 am

The court had asked the Central government counsel last week to get instructions regarding CHRI’s interim prayer to allow it to utilise 25 per cent of the funds available with it and the prayer to allow it to receive foreign funds during the suspension period.

Delhi High Court notice to Centre in CHRI plea over FCRA certificate suspension

July 20, 2021 2:16 am

The Centre had last month suspended the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) certificate of the civil society organisation.

Suspension of FCRA certificate: Delhi HC seeks Centre’s reply on CHRI plea

July 13, 2021 4:48 am

Last month, the Centre suspended the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) certificate of the civil society organisation.

Delhi HC to Centre: Consider relief for NGOs getting foreign aid

May 14, 2021 4:53 am

In accordance with the amended provisions of FCRA, NGOs that have the certificate or approval under the Act are required to open an ‘FCRA account’ for the purpose of remittances of foreign contribution at an SBI branch in the national capital by March 31.

Foreign donations to be accepted after FCRA registration: Ram Temple Trust

March 06, 2021 10:47 pm

The foreign donors would have to wait for some more time as the Trust, constituted by the government to supervise fund collection and construction of the temple, is yet to get registered under the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA).

Ayodhya mosque project to formally begin on Republic Day with tree plantation drive

January 18, 2021 12:31 am

The decision was taken on Sunday at an online meeting of the Indo-Islamic Cultural Foundation (IICF) Trust that has been formed by the UP Sunni Waqf Board to oversee the construction of the mosque.

Kerala High Court allows CBI probe into ‘FCRA violations’ in housing project

January 13, 2021 4:44 am

Two petitions were filed against the probe in the court, one by the Life Mission CEO and another by Santhosh Eappen, MD of Unitac builders, who were named among the accused in the case, which emerged as an offshoot of the gold smuggling case.

The FCRA Catch-22

October 20, 2020 4:15 pm

The law contains provisions that give unbridled powers to the Home Ministry to disqualify any association. Paradoxically, the fear and vulnerability created by such provisions is what prevents organisations from coming forward to challenge them.

Amnesty India issue: Expect other countries not to condone flouting of Indian laws ‘by any entity’, says MEA

October 02, 2020 4:52 am

Earlier on Thursday, a senior US State Department official told journalists in Washington DC that Amnesty International shutting down its operations in India, after its bank accounts were frozen, “has received attention at the highest levels” in the US government.

FCRA ‘violations’: Kerala govt moves HC, seeks quashing of CBI probe into housing project

October 01, 2020 4:35 am

The development comes at a time the central agency has initiated steps to question senior IAS officers who have been party to the MoU between the Life Mission and UAE Consulate for construction of the Rs 20-crore apartment complex at Wadakkanchery in Thrissur.