Explained: What is FCRA, the law related to NGO funding which certain MHA officials are accused of violating?

The CBI on Tuesday (May 10) carried out searches at 40 places and questioned six officials of the Foreigners Division of the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) for allegedly accepting bribes to give clearances under the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act (FCRA), 2010 to certain NGOs. A CBI spokesperson said the operation was conducted “to nab … Read more