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ED Issues FEMA Penalty Notices To Amnesty India, Ex-CEO Aakar Patel

The Enforcement Directorate said the show cause notice of penalty was issued as the funds received "violated" Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA) provisions

08 July 2022

Delhi HC Dismisses Plea By CHRI Against Suspension Of Registration Under FCRA

The organisation had moved the high court last year against the order passed by the Home Ministry suspending CHRI's certificate of registration for 180 days.


MHA Restores FCRA Licence Of Missionaries Of Charity, Can Receive Foreign Fundings Again

A home ministry official said that with the restoration of the FCRA licence, the Kolkata-based famed organisation will be able to receive foreign fundings and can also spend the money lying in the banks.


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Government Allows Transaction Worth Rs 10 Lakh From Relatives Residing Abroad: Report

The government has made certain changes to the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act (FCRA). As per the new changes, the duration to notify the government regarding the overseas transaction has been extended to 90 days,...

03 July 2022

MHA Restores FCRA Licence Of ‘Missionaries Of Charity’

MHA (Ministry of Home Affairs) official said that with the restoration of the FCRA licence, the Kolkata-based famed organisation ‘Missionaries Of Charity’will be able to receive foreign funds, and can also spend the...


Missionaries Of Charity Is Not The Only One To Have Lost Foreign Contribution Licence

The FCRA rules have been tightened several times under the Narendra Modi regime throttling NGOs and blocking funds.

29 December 2021

Delhi Court Upholds Order For Withdrawal Of Lookout Circular Against Amnesty International's Aakar Patel

The court, however, set aside the earlier direction issued to the CBI director to make a written apology to Patel for CBI's actions. 

16 April 2022

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Congress Leader P Chidambaram Targets Govt Over FCRA Registration Refusal

Congress leader P Chidambaram said ‘in the case of MoC, it reveals bias and prejudice against Christian charity work. After Muslims, Christians are the new target of the Hindutva brigade’.

29 December 2021

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27 December 2021
Home Ministry Refused FCRA Renewal Application Of Missionaries Of Charity

Home Ministry Refused FCRA Renewal Application Of Missionaries Of Charity

The MHA said the application for the renewal of FCRA registration of MoC was refused on December 25 for not meeting the eligibility conditions under the FCRA...


06 December 2021
Can’t Show Original Record Relating To CHRI’s Registration Suspension, Centre Tells HC

Can’t Show Original Record Relating To CHRI’s Registration Suspension, Centre Tells HC

CHRI has argued that the suspension order has completely paralysed its functioning, threatens the livelihood of its employees and casts a stigma on its...


16 November 2019
Amnesty India Offices ln Bengaluru, Delhi Raided By CBI

Amnesty India Offices ln Bengaluru, Delhi Raided By CBI

About a year ago, the Enforcement Directorate had raided the Amnesty International India office in connection with a foreign exchange contravention case.


11 July 2019
CBI Raids Home, Offices Of Lawyers Indira Jaising, Anand Grover In Foreign Funding Case

CBI Raids Home, Offices Of Lawyers Indira Jaising, Anand Grover In Foreign Funding Case

Indira Jaisingh and her husband Anand Grover have been accused of violating a law related to foreign funding of their NGO.


19 June 2019
CBI Registers Case Against Lawyers Collective, Anand Grover For FCRA Violation, NGO Says 'No Basis In Allegation'

CBI Registers Case Against Lawyers Collective, Anand Grover For FCRA Violation, NGO Says 'No Basis In Allegation'

The CBI states that senior lawyer Anand Grover used foreign contribution for personal benefits, and spent it outside India which is a violation of FEMA.


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