Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act

Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act News

Bloomberg Philanthropies under home ministry scanner

In response to an email query from The Indian Express, a spokesperson for Bloomberg Philanthropies said, “We have not been formally notified about an investigation on Bloomberg Philanthropies; therefore, we do not have a comment.”  

MHA sends notice to 700 NGOs for not filing annual returns

The NGOs have been served a notice to explain “why their registration should not be cancelled for not filing their annual returns.”

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Only 11 of 22 NGOs FCRA-registered, no one has filed statement for 2013-14

IB report: NGOs got nearly Rs 650 cr from overseas in five years from ‘08-’09 to ‘12-’13, show filings made to MHA

IB to govt: Cancel Greenpeace India’s FCRA registration

In a report, the agency has said that Greenpeace has solicited funding in India only to limit criticism and is seeking funds through the crowd-sourcing model.

Explain foreign funding: MHA to Greenpeace

The IB report claimed that some NGOs and their international donors plan to target many fresh economic development projects, including those in Gujarat.

Foreign funding: Delhi HC reserves judgment

PIL, filed by Association for Democratic Reforms, claimed that parties received funds from subsidiaries of London-based Vedanta Resources PLC in violation of the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act.

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Kejriwal yet to disclose details of foreign funding of AAP: Shinde

Shinde said that Kejriwal was yet to share the details of foreign donations.

Foreign funds in 28 bank accounts across country: AAP to Centre

IB has also been asked to collect details of people who contributed to the party funds, sources said

Foreign funding: MHA asks AAP for names of donors

The only allowance is for non-resident Indians and those details have to be recorded and checked.

Funds under govt glare,Kejriwal says donate no more

While sources of the party’s overseas funding are being questioned,Kejriwal had denied allegations of violating the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act.

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