Home Ministry cancels Greenpeace India’s registration: PTI

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Three months after the Delhi Court directed the Union Home Ministry to allow Greenpeace to use its domestic funds, the centre on Thursday decided to cancel the NGO’s registration in India.

This according to the government was done under the Foreign Contribution Regulations Act(FCRA) for its activities, which allegedly hampered country’s economic growth.

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News agency PTI quoted a Home Ministry’s official, who confirmed that Greenpeace India’s registration had been cancelled.

This decision will have considerable impact on Greenpeace India, which has close to 350 staff in India. The Union Home Ministry is likely to inform the Delhi High Court about its decision on Friday when the case related to this international NGO comes up for hearing.

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Once implemented, the Greenpeace India will not able to receive any funding from outside India. The percentage of foreign funding for the organisation is nearly 30 percent of its total cost of operations.

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