Q What is the context ?
A The Union Home Ministry has placed a US based NGO on its watchlist following an investigation that foreign contributions it sent were being used for climate awareness campaigns, an activity not permissible under the FCRA [Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act].
Q What is Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) ?
Q Why was FCRA enacted?
Q What was the recent Amendment?
Q How has the law changed?
A There are at least three major changes that NGOs find too restrictive.
Q What is the criticism against these changes?
Q What does the Government say ?