Foreign Funding

Timelines
Worried Flipkart wants six-month delay in implementing new e-commerce rules

29 Jan 2019

Worried Flipkart wants six-month delay in implementing new e-commerce rules

American retail giant Walmart-owned Flipkart has written to the government that it faces "the risk of significant customer disruption" if the deadline for implementing the new e-commerce curbs, which could cause huge disruption in the space, isn't extended by six months.

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

29 Apr 2018

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.

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

19 Mar 2018

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

18 Mar 2018

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.

Government may allow 100% FDI in banking: Report

17 Jan 2018

Government may allow 100% FDI in banking: Report

After allowing 100% FDI (Foreign Direct Investment) in aviation, single-brand retail, and construction, the Centre is now considering to hike the FDI limit in the banking sector to 100%.

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

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.