Foreign Contribution Regulation Act

FCRA licence violations: CBI conducts raids in Mysuru

According to sources, at least 10, including government officials, have been arrested for allegedly taking bribe on behalf of the NGOs for facilitating FCRA violations in receiving foreign donations.

published on : 11th May 2022

Hewlett Foundation will need prior government approval for funding Indian NGOs: Officials

The US-based donor gave over USD 465 million to scores of organisations globally, including in India, in 2020.

published on : 21st March 2022

Violation of rules led to suspension of NGO CHRI's registration: Union Home Ministry

Ministry of Home Affairs officials said that the rules violated by CHRI include 'failure in submitting an annual return for 2018-2019 as well as the details of the project'.

published on : 18th February 2022

Foreign donations: SC no to US-based NGO’s FCRA licence plea

Justice AM Khanwilkar said that if these NGOs have not applied for an extension, then they don’t want to continue in the present regime. 

published on : 26th January 2022

India should stop using abusive foreign funding law: Human Rights Watch

Rights groups seek the government to amend the FCRA to bring it in line with international law and human rights standards.

published on : 20th January 2022

Missionaries of Charity's FCRA licence restored, can receive foreign funding again

On December 27, the home ministry had said that it cancelled the FCRA licence of Missionaries of Charity after receiving some 'adverse inputs'.

published on : 8th January 2022

No foreign cash nod for Mother Teresa NGO; Opposition expresses shock

The matter came to light after West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee claimed the Centre froze all the bank accounts of Mother Teresa’s Missionaries of Charity in India.

published on : 28th December 2021