NGOs

Over 18K NGOs fail to file annual returns for 5 years: Govt

Over 18K NGOs fail to file annual returns for 5 years: Govt

The minister also said a number of NGOs, registered under the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA), 2010, with invalid bank accounts were asked to validate the same.

Jul 26, 2017, 15:35 PM IST

Show cause notices to 5,922 NGOs for cancellation of FCRA registration

As many as 5,922 NGOs can lose their licence to receive foreign donations.

Jul 10, 2017, 23:30 PM IST

6,000 NGOs could lose licence to receive foreign donations

The show cause notices were issued on July 8 and the NGOs have time till July 23 to give their reply.

Jul 10, 2017, 15:49 PM IST

Government asks 3,768 NGOs to validate bank accounts

In a circular, the ministry said all NGOs which were registered under the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) should receive donations from abroad in a single designated bank account.

Jun 30, 2017, 15:35 PM IST

Congress leader's organisation to adopt 208 farmer families

The Foundation known as Padma Bhushan Dr Balasaheb Vikhe-Patil will be launched on June 15 and has decided to adopt distressed farmer families from Ahmednagar district.

Jun 05, 2017, 11:30 AM IST

File returns or get registration cancelled, MHA warns NGOs

Renewal of registration under FCRA cannot be granted unless the annual returns are uploaded to the FCRA website by the organisation.

Jun 01, 2017, 15:12 PM IST

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.

Apr 06, 2017, 19:43 PM IST
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.

Dec 27, 2016, 18:25 PM IST
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. 

Dec 16, 2016, 19:23 PM IST
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. 

Oct 23, 2016, 20:01 PM IST

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.

Oct 19, 2016, 07:04 AM IST

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.

Oct 17, 2016, 20:26 PM IST
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.

Aug 31, 2016, 18:15 PM IST