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FEMA Violations: ED Imposes Rs 51 Cr Penalty On Amnesty, Rs 10 Cr On Aakar Patel

NEW DELHI: The Adjudicating Authority of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday said that it has imposed a penalty of Rs 51.72 crore on Amnesty India International Pvt Ltd, a human rights watchdog, and Rs 10 crore on its former CEO Aakar Patel for contravention of the provisions of Foreign Exchange Management Act, (FEMA). In

Delhi Court Sets Aside LOC Against Aakar Patel, Asks CBI To Apologise

NEW DELHI: A court in Delhi on Thursday directed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to withdraw a Look Out Circular (LOC) issued against former chief of Amnesty International India, Aakar Patel in a case of an alleged violation of the Foreign Contributions Regulation Act (FCRA). The court said a “written apology” from the CBI