FCRA: News

13 Dec 2022


Rajiv Gandhi Foundation received funds from China, alleges Amit Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday the Congress for demanding a discussion in Parliament on the recent India-China border clash in Arunachal Pradesh.

Delhi court grants bail to Alt News co-founder Mohammed Zubair

A Delhi court granted bail to Alt News co-founder Mohammed Zubair on Friday in a case involving an offensive tweet he sent in 2018 against a Hindu deity.

FCRA violations: MHA officials, NGO representatives under CBI lens

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday conducted a nationwide operation at about 40 locations in connection with Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Amendment Act, 2020 violation.

3,292 NGOs, institutes haven't disclosed foreign donations yet: Govt

As many as 3,292 NGOs and institutes, including some top academic centers like JNU, IGNOU, IIT Delhi and Madras, have not disclosed their annual foreign donations and expenditure between 2011-12 and 2016-17, Home Ministry has said.

20 Mar 2018

Lok Sabha

Foreign funding licenses of 5,000 NGOs canceled: Government

Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju today informed Lok Sabha that nearly 5,000 NGOs were barred by the government from receiving foreign funding after the cancellation of their licenses since April 2017.

Foreign poll-funding won't be scrutinized as Lok Sabha passes bill

The Lok Sabha has passed a bill that exempts political parties from scrutiny of foreign funds they have received from abroad since 1976.

Political parties get relief from scrutiny of foreign funding

The Lok Sabha has recently passed a bill that will exempt political parties from scrutiny of funds they have received from abroad since 1976.

14 Sep 2017


1,222 NGOs asked to validate bank accounts or face action

The Home Ministry has asked 1,222 NGOs to validate their foreign funds' bank accounts. If they fail to do so, they will face penal action under the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA), 2010.

18 May 2017


Government gives 30-days to erring NGOs to file I-T returns

The government has given all erring NGOs 30 days time to file their annual returns for the last five years so that they can resume operations.

11 May 2017


Home Min asks BJP, Cong, AAP to disclose foreign funds

The Home Ministry has asked the BJP, Congress and other political parties to furnish details of the funding they have received including those from foreign sources.

MHA alleges system hack in clearing NGO licenses

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) stated that it is likely that its computers have been hacked.