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  • Explained | India's crypto covid relief fund: What is it and how it works? May 14, 2021 10:12 PM IST

    Explained | India's crypto covid relief fund: What is it and how it works?

    The relief fund currently accepts donations in the form of cryptocurrencies which include Ethereum, Ripple, Litecoin, Solana, Tezos, Cosmos, Dogecoin, etc. Co-founder of Polygon Sandeep Nailwal even mentioned their addresses via a tweet series.

  • Farmers' protest | Foreign funds received by Bharatiya Kisan Union faction under FCRA scanner Dec 21, 2020 04:13 PM IST

    Farmers' protest | Foreign funds received by Bharatiya Kisan Union faction under FCRA scanner

    According to the report, in the last couple of months, the organisation has received roughly Rs 8 lakh but the donations from Indians and the diaspora have not been calculated separately.

  • MHA says Amnesty did not have FCRA approval, illegally rerouted money to circumvent domestic laws Sep 29, 2020 08:28 PM IST

    MHA says Amnesty did not have FCRA approval, illegally rerouted money to circumvent domestic laws

    The government's clarification comes in the wake of Amnesty International India's announcement earlier today that it had to shut down its operations in the country as its accounts had been frozen by the government.

  • Amnesty International India shuts down, alleges govt witch-hunt Sep 29, 2020 11:33 AM IST

    Amnesty International India shuts down, alleges govt witch-hunt

    In a statement, the Amnesty International India said that it came to know about the “ complete freezing of its bank accounts by the Government of India on September 10 2020’ which brought all the to a grinding halt

  • FCRA Amendment | The real consequences of tightening rules around NGO funding Sep 28, 2020 11:38 AM IST

    FCRA Amendment | The real consequences of tightening rules around NGO funding

    For a country which welcomes foreign direct, as well as institutional, investment, it is hypocritical to be overly suspicious of non-corporate funds

  • Centre may amend FCRA making Aadhaar compulsory to accept foreign contributions Sep 20, 2020 04:45 PM IST

    Centre may amend FCRA making Aadhaar compulsory to accept foreign contributions

    This amendment will also stop public servants and government-owned corporations from receiving any foreign contributions

  • Home Ministry grants FCRA registration to Amritsar-based organisation to receive foreign funds to run 'langar', help poor Sep 09, 2020 08:51 PM IST

    Home Ministry grants FCRA registration to Amritsar-based organisation to receive foreign funds to run 'langar', help poor

    The FCRA registration of the association will be valid for a period of five years, the sources said. Langar services in Golden temple are provided by the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee.

  • Legal Matters | Why SC judgment on NGO funding is a half-hearted assertion of rights Mar 17, 2020 01:36 PM IST

    Legal Matters | Why SC judgment on NGO funding is a half-hearted assertion of rights

    The Supreme Court did not weigh on the right to receive foreign funding, but merely held that an organisation that is politically connected cannot be arbitrarily designated as a political organisation

  • Infosys Foundation claims no violation of FCRA norms, de-registration voluntary May 13, 2019 09:24 PM IST

    Infosys Foundation claims no violation of FCRA norms, de-registration voluntary

    It refuted reports that the Home Ministry had cancelled the foundation's registration for violating norms by receiving foreign funds.

  • Opinion | How our laws are increasingly undermining war against corruption Aug 23, 2018 03:11 PM IST

    Opinion | How our laws are increasingly undermining war against corruption

    Sadly, legislators forget that when laws get corroded either by inaction or through amendments, or through moves that make the collection of evidence difficult, the very fabric of governance gets frayed.

  • FCRA licences of more than 50% NGOs in India cancelled Dec 27, 2016 07:44 PM IST

    FCRA licences of more than 50% NGOs in India cancelled

    Licences of around 20,000 of 33,000 NGOs have been cancelled by the government after they were found to be allegedly violating various provisions of the FCRA, thus barring them from receiving foreign funds.

  • Home Ministry asks 800 NGOs to complete paperworks by Feb 2017 Nov 22, 2016 08:10 PM IST

    Home Ministry asks 800 NGOs to complete paperworks by Feb 2017

    "As many as 11,319 NGOs have lost FCRA licence after they failed to renew it. Of them around 800 NGOs paperworks were deficient and they may now re-apply by February 28, 2017," a Home Ministry official said.

  • Government cancels Greenpeace India's FCRA licence Sep 04, 2015 08:23 AM IST

    Government cancels Greenpeace India's FCRA licence

    The Greenpeace India's registration has been cancelled under Section 13 of the FCRA, a senior Home Ministry official said. The decision would mean that the NGO will not be able to receive from abroad the funds, which are upto 30 per cent of its overall cost of operations.

  • Budget 2015: Commodity industry expects relief on CTT, says Ventura Feb 26, 2015 03:52 PM IST

    Budget 2015: Commodity industry expects relief on CTT, says Ventura

    India Budget 2015-16 is round the corner and commodity market have a lot of expectations from this budget after Indian economy emerged as one of the fastest growing economies in the world led by the stable government at the Center, says Ventura.

  • Pre-Budget expectations for commodity markets: Religare Feb 23, 2015 06:22 PM IST

    Pre-Budget expectations for commodity markets: Religare

    According to Religare Retail Research, traders and investors from commodity derivatives market are expecting the government to announce steps to restruc-ture the Forward Contracts Regulation Act (FCRA). This would increase depth in the market and will help in efficient price discovery, says the report.

  • Jignesh Shah submits bonafide to FMC, commits to co-operate Nov 12, 2013 06:06 PM IST

    Jignesh Shah submits bonafide to FMC, commits to co-operate

    This bonafide is similar to what he had submitted as a reply to FMC's showcause notice on October 31. The FMC had called for this meeting so that the Financial Technologies top brass can make their case over retaining their fit & proper status.

  • NSEL yet to give details of settlement guarantee fund: FMC Aug 02, 2013 12:28 PM IST

    NSEL yet to give details of settlement guarantee fund: FMC

    The detailed report will come today and it is hoped that NSEL has ensured the quality and quantity of goods mentioned in the contract have been maintained.

  • Winter session begins on Nov 22: Key agenda Nov 21, 2012 09:18 AM IST

    Winter session begins on Nov 22: Key agenda

    Temperatures will be running high this winter session in the Parliament as opposition party go for the UPA's jugular over FDI in multi-brand retail. However, the government is confident of riding out the storm and getting business done as well, reports CNBC-TV18's Rituparna Bhuyan.

  • MCX-SX plans to launch SME platform Oct 05, 2012 07:08 PM IST

    MCX-SX plans to launch SME platform

    Announcing MCX Stock Exchange's (MCX-SX) intent to have a dedicated platform for small businesses, the soon-to-be-launched bourse's promoter and vice-chairman Jignesh Shah today said SMEs should aspire to raise up to USD 20 million annually through such platforms.

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