The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has widened its probe into a foreign exchange violation case against former IPL boss Lalit Modi and others which involves alleged illegal routing of Rs 21 crore funds from a Mauritius- based company.
The Indian Institute of Technology-Kharagpur, which was listed among the 4,470 NGOs barred by the central government from receiving foreign funds for not adhering to guidelines, on Friday claimed its inclusion was an error.
Delhi High Court on Tuesday directed the government to "unblock" foreign contributions to the tune of Rs 1.87 crore received by controversial NGO 'Greenpeace' from its Amsterdam headquarters, saying the ministry showed "no material to restrict access" to the foreign fund.
In the affidavit, the government said "inspections were carried out in August and also in November 2012 under Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) and FCR Rules and some irregularities were found.
The stock market benchmark Sensex
on Monday gained 184 points to close above the 17,000-points level
as investors, foreign funds in particular, bet their money on
Indian stocks amid a smart rally in other markets.