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Amid civil society organisations' outcry, new FCRA Act comes into force

Among the other provisions, the bill proposes to enable the Centre to allow an NGO to surrender its FCRA certificate. The bill also seeks to bar public servants from receiving funds from abroad.

published on : 30th September 2020

Amendment Bill will adversely impact NGOs, says apex body

Amid the pandemic, these NGOs have worked collaboratively to provide relief to the marginalised populations. The Bill would negate such efforts, activists argued.

published on : 25th September 2020

Parliament passes FCRA Amendment Bill; govt says bill not against any NGO

Amid Opposition boycott of proceedings over the suspension of eight MPs, Rajya Sabha unanimously passed The Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2020.

published on : 23rd September 2020

Throttles spirit of cooperation: Civil rights bodies urge government to send FCRA bill to select committee of Parliament

The Lok Sabha on Monday passed a bill to amend the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act to make furnishing of Aadhaar numbers of office-bearers of any NGO mandatory for registration.

published on : 22nd September 2020

Bill to help in curbing misuse of foreign donations passed in Lok Sabha

Among other provisions, the bill proposes to enable the Centre to allow an NGO or association to surrender its FCRA certificate.

published on : 22nd September 2020