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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.