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Teesta's organisation to be probed by CBI

The Ministry of Home Affairs has given the green signal to the Central Bureau of Investigation to probe into the foreign funds received by Teesta Setalvad owned Sabrang Communication and Publishing Private Limited. 72 more words

Vicky Nanjappa

NGO- No more walk in the park

Any foreigner associated with an NGO visiting India will no longer have a walk in the park. Read more: NGOs: How the new rules will check foreign funding? 33 more words

Vicky Nanjappa

Foreign Contribution Regulation Act: New crackdown on NGO foreign funds

The NDA government has proposed a series of amendments to the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) to strengthen its scrutiny of financial transactions involving NGOs. 387 more words


Foreign funding for NGOs: After inputs from IB, PMO tells Home Ministry to tighten FCRA regulations

NEW DELHI: Acting on instructions from the PM’s Office (PMO), the home ministry is stepping up scrutiny of foreign-funded non-governmental outfits based on recommendations of Intelligence Bureau, a move that could prove controversial coming as it does after actions against Ford Foundation and Greenpeace. 491 more words


Government Cancels Licences Of Nearly 9,000 NGOs

The Government of  India showed no pity on NGOs by cancelling their licences. According to sources, The Government has cancelled licences of nearly 9,000 NGOs for violation of  Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA). 263 more words

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Nepalese dig with bare hands for quake survivors as toll rises to 1,900

(Reuters) – Rescuers dug with their bare hands and bodies piled up in Nepal on Sunday after an earthquake devastated the heavily crowded… 970 more words


Home Ministry puts Ford Foundation under watch, says Teesta's NGO not authorised to receive foreign funds

New Delhi: 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, directed Reserve Bank of India to ensure that funds coming from it be brought to the notice of the Home Ministry. 116 more words