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FORD FOUNDATION NEWS

MHA removes Ford Foundation from watch list

March 20, 2016 2:47 am

On Wednesday, the Home Ministry wrote to the Reserve Bank of India to remove the international NGO from a “watch list” it was placed under last year, sources said.

Foreign contributions to Teesta NGO: CBI to quiz Ford Foundation soon

October 13, 2015 1:58 am

The agency is probing an alleged foreign contribution of US$ 2.9 lakh given by Ford Foundation to Setalvad’s Sabrang Communications in violation of the norms under the Foreign Contributions (Regulation) Act (FCRA).

Out in the Delhi cold, Ford Foundation head moves out

September 04, 2015 4:01 am

In an email addressed to “extended family”, Ramdas indicated that her move might be linked to the government’s probe against the foundation for its grants to Sabrang Trust run by activist Teesta Setalvad.

Crackdown on NGOs: Catholic charity put under govt lens

June 23, 2015 3:49 am

Caritas is the 17th international NGO to be put under this watch-list, the last one being Ford Foundation.

RSS slams US for criticising India's action against foreign NGOs

May 11, 2015 9:42 am

Questions defence of Ford Foundation, Greenpeace; says respect India’s sovereignty

NGO crackdown: One should not overreact, says Kiren Rijiju on US envoy remark

May 08, 2015 5:47 am

Rijiju said that 'whatever action' has been taken against NGOs was 'based on the actions of the NGOs itself'.

Steps against NGOs may have chilling effects: US

May 07, 2015 6:24 am

After the Ford Foundation was put on the watch list, the US State Department had protested against the decision.

Foreign Hand Again

May 04, 2015 12:00 am

A government disconcerted by non-governmental activity looks insecure and out of sync.

IIT, IIM, National Law School get Ford Foundation funds

May 01, 2015 5:40 am

IIM-Ahmedabad received $164,840 and $150,000 in 2008 and 2012 from the foundation.

US expresses concern over India's crackdown on Ford Foundation and Greenpeace

April 25, 2015 3:45 pm

The Home Ministry said it has decided to keep a watch on all activities funded by Ford Foundation and by exercising the powers conferred under Section 46 of Foreign Contribution Regulation Act 2010