The Missionaries of Charity, an organization founded by Mother Teresa, has not renewed its foreign aid grant. The Union Home Ministry had earlier said that it would be closed after the extension till December 31. In the same way, the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act (FCRA) registration of about 6,000 private companies in the country has been canceled for the time being. Notable among them are Oxam India Trust, Indian Youth Centers Trust, Jamia Millia Islamia, Tuberculosis Association of India.
All organizations whose FCRA registration expires between September 2020 and September 2021 are allowed to accept foreign grants until December 31. Since its inception, the number of organizations in the country that are able to receive foreign grants has changed.
However, the licenses of some companies have been extended till March 31, 2022. However, the licenses of 5,933 companies have not been extended for a single day. On Friday, the number of companies on the list was 22,762. That is down to 16,739 on Saturday, January 1.
Opposition groups called for the beleaguered PM to resign. Trinamool leader Mamata Banerjee was vocal about this from the beginning. On Wednesday, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi reported on “attacks” on Christians in the country in foreign media.
According to the sources, Bharath is heading in the right direction, first, it came out of a foreign remote-controlled government, and now slowly coming out of foreign-controlled NGOs.