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Thursday, May 19, 2022

Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act


India makes FCRA clearance mandatory for tie-ups with China's Confucius Institutes

April 29, 2022 11:07 am

The University Grants Commission (UGC) and the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) conveyed the decision of the Centre to the heads of colleges and universities on April 5 through a circular marked "confidential".

UK raises FCRA registration refusal to Oxfam with India

February 14, 2022 1:19 pm

A day after the MHA refused to renew the registration of Oxfam India, the organisation had said the action would hamper its humanitarian work in 16 states.

Home often invokes Section 13 of FCRA to stall NGOs’ foreign funds

December 28, 2021 11:41 am

The CHRI had its Foreign Contributions (FC) suspended around six months ago following which the well-known civil liberties group moved Delhi High Court.

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.

Bloomberg Philanthropies under home ministry scanner

August 31, 2017 6:02 am

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

February 05, 2015 5:22 am

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

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

June 21, 2014 1:59 am

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

June 19, 2014 9:29 am

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

June 13, 2014 1:26 am

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

March 01, 2014 1:35 am

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.