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NEFT transfer to get quicker as RBI cuts clearance time

The Centres for Financial Literacy (CFL) will be set up under a common name and logo, Money-wise Centre for Financial Literacy.

Govt cancels FCRA licences of 20,000 NGOs for violation of laws

Govt cancels FCRA licences of 20,000 NGOs for violation of laws

Licences of around 20,000 of 33,000 NGOs have been cancelled by the government.

Opposition leaders ask PM Modi to restore FCRA licences of NGOs

Opposition leaders ask PM Modi to restore FCRA licences of NGOs

In a letter to Modi, leaders from Congress, the Left and other parties sought rollback of the decision. 

US intervention sought in Indian action against Greenpeace

US intervention sought in Indian action against Greenpeace

The emails hacked from the email account of John Podesta, chairman of Clinton Campaign, also indicates NGOs opposing a massive mining project in Australia being undertaken by the Adani Group. 

US welcomes lifting of restrictions on NGOs by India

The United States has welcomed the Indian government's recent decision to lift the restrictions from some NGOs, saying the move will strengthen civil society in the country.

Extend FCRA renewal deadline, NGOs petition MHA

An apex body of NGOs has petitioned the Union Home Ministry, urging it to extend the date of FCRA renewal to December 31, fearing that otherwise many organisations awaiting renewed licenses will have to cease operations.

Policies in auto sector cannot only be driven by NGOs, activists: Tata Motors

Policies in auto sector cannot only be driven by NGOs, activists: Tata Motors

The auto major said the industry should be made a stakeholder while dealing with the policies as it has the right expertise and technical knowledge about the industry.

Know from where NGOs are getting foreign funds to promote religious conversion, stoke communal tension

Know from where NGOs are getting foreign funds to promote religious conversion, stoke communal tension

Last year, a total of 69 NGOs were blacklisted by the government from receiving foreign funds.

Home ministry official Anand Joshi, held on graft charge, gets bail

A court here on Tuesday granted bail to suspended Home Ministry undersecretary Anand Joshi in a graft case, but warned him of bail cancellation if any of the conditions imposed by it was violated.

FCRA notices to NGOs: Court grants bail to MHA official Anand Joshi

A special court Tuesday granted bail to Home Ministry official Anand Joshi, who was arrested for allegedly issuing FCRA notices arbitrarily to several NGOs for financial gains, observing that the accused cannot be put in jail for an indefinite period.

CBI to produce MHA official Anand Joshi in court today

Home Ministry Under Secretary Anand Joshi was arrested in connection with issuance of Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) notices arbitrarily to NGOs for financial gains.

MHA official Anand Joshi, under scanner for FCRA notices to NGOs, arrested by CBI

MHA official Anand Joshi, under scanner for FCRA notices to NGOs, arrested by CBI

A case has been registered against Anand Joshi by CBI in connection with Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, 2010, notices to NGOs.

MHA Under Secretary Anand Joshi, accused of corruption, leaves home 'in search of peace'

MHA Under Secretary Anand Joshi, accused of corruption, leaves home 'in search of peace'

Anand Joshi, Under Secretary in the Ministry of Home Affairs, who stands accused of corruption and murky dealings with certain NGOs, has reportedly left his home.

China imposes controversial new controls on foreign NGOs

China`s Communist-controlled legislature passed a law imposing new regulations on foreign non-government organisations on Thursday, authorities said.

Manohar Parrikar feels Goa's green NGOs target issues selectively

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar feels that the local green NGOs agitate on selective issues, mainly targeting the developmental projects in the state.

Performance-based ratings for environment NGOs: Prakash Javadekar

 Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Tuesday that the government would come out with a new ranking system based on the performance of NGOs working in the field of environment, an official statement said.

Don't work against government: Union minister Kiren​ Rijiju warns global NGOs

Don't work against government: Union minister Kiren​ Rijiju warns global NGOs

 Union minister of state for home Kiren Rijiju has accused Greenpeace of inciting protests against industrial projects and has warned global activists and aid organizations not to work against the government.

White House sends tough message on NGOs as Xi Jinping visits

A top White House official hosted US non-governmental groups who face tough new Chinese security laws, a high-profile statement of concern as Xi Jinping arrived in the United States.

Bajaj Group contributes Rs 10 cr to Nepal quake relief fund

Terming Nepal as "a very important country for Bajaj Auto", he said "we have been there for more than 20 years. We have over 3.5 lakh Bajaj motorcycles on the country's roads. We are working with our consumers, dealers and technicians towards the quick repair of damaged vehicles so that people can be mobile once again."

Ford Foundation funding under scanner of Home Ministry

US-based Ford Foundation has funded a political party and profit making organisations "illegally" which has resulted in the foreign outfit coming under the Home Ministry scanner and put on the "watch list".