Five NGOs to secure 100 elephant corridors in India
Five NGOs to secure 100 elephant corridors in India

 Five NGOs have come together to raise 20 million pounds for securing 100 elephant corridors in India by 2025 to curb increasing fragmentation of forests as well as human-elephant conflict, it was announced on Wednesday.

Government plans to cancel FCRA registration of Teesta's NGOs

Government plans to cancel the registration of two NGOs of social activist Teesta Setalvad for alleged violations of Foreign Currency Regulation Act.

Industries, NGOs to be part of Maha's new afforestation plan

Maharashtra Government Monday announced a revised policy to boost afforestation of degraded forest land with participation from industrial establishments and non-governmental organisations (NGOs).

MHA serves notice to two NGOs run by Teesta Setalvad

Two NGOs run by social activist Teesta Setalvad and her husband have been served notice by Home Ministry for alleged violations of the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) and asked to reply within 15 days.

US asks Pak to allow international charities to function
US asks Pak to allow international charities to function

The United States has urged Pakistan to allow `Save the Children` and other international charities to work under a legal framework.

Listing in barred NGOs erroneous: IIT-Kharagpur

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.

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Govt cancels registration of 4,470 NGOs in fresh crackdown

The Union government on Tuesday canceled registration of 4,470 NGOs in a fresh crackdown.

PM calls for legal action against NGOs duping Kashmiri students

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday called for legal action against NGOs allegedly involved in duping Kashmiri students enrolled in various colleges under the PM's Special Scholarship Scheme.

US envoy Richard Verma expresses concern over 'challenges faced by NGOs in India'

The US envoy to India Richard Verma on Wednesday voiced "concern" over reports about "challenges faced by NGOs operating in India", as the government has put the US-based Ford Foundation under the scanner.

Gates Foundation not under scanner: Govt

Government on Wednesday dismissed reports suggesting that the Home Ministry was looking into the funding of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Implementation of increased pictorial warning on tobacco products: NGOs urge to set date

NGOs and youth activists Friday urged the Centre to set a date for implementing the proposed increased pictorial warning on tobacco products, saying large warnings will prevent youth from experimenting with tobacco products.

NGOs attack govt for cancellation of licences, vow to counter 'persecution'

Scores of civil society groups on Wednesday launched a stinging attack on the Modi government for cancelling licences of nearly 9,000 NGOs and vowed to counter such "persecution" unitedly.

Govt cancels licences of nearly 9,000 NGOs

In yet another crackdown on NGOs receiving foreign funds, government has cancelled licences of nearly 9,000 such entities for violation of Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA).

India a 'liberal regime' with respect to foreign donations, says BJP
India a 'liberal regime' with respect to foreign donations, says BJP

The Bharatiya Janata Party on Saturday justified the decision of the government to put private funding organisation Ford Foundation on its watch list, adding that compared to other countries, India is very a 'liberal regime' with respect to foreign donations.

Ford Foundation put under MHA watchlist in 'national interest'
Ford Foundation put under MHA watchlist in 'national interest'

The Ministry of Home Affairs has put one of the biggest international funding organisations, Ford Foundation, under a watchlist in national interest and security.

SC issues notice to Centre on plea against re-promulgated Land Acquisition Ordinance
SC issues notice to Centre on plea against re-promulgated Land Acquisition Ordinance

The Supreme Court on Monday issued notice to Centre on a plea by a group of NGOs working for farmers challenging fresh re-promulgation of Land Acquisition Ordinance.

SC to hear PIL challenging fresh promulgation of land acquisition ordinance on Monday
SC to hear PIL challenging fresh promulgation of land acquisition ordinance on Monday

The Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear a petition moved by a group of NGOs working for farmers challenging the constitutional validity of government s action to re-promulgate the land acquisition ordinance.

10 NGOs blacklisted for misappropriation of funds: Govt

Centre has blacklisted 10 NGOs and issued show-cause notices to 87 in the last two years for misappropriating funds meant for social welfare, the Lok Sabha was told Tuesday.

UN applications of five Indian NGOs put on hold

Applications from five Indian non-governmental organisations for special consultative status with the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) were put on hold Monday after Pakistan raised issues with their requests in three cases and India in two.