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Sep 06, 2017
Supreme Court raps Centre over non-disclosure of action on rising assets of politicians between electionsSupreme Court took strong exception to the Centre's "attitude" of not disclosing information on action taken against politicians, some of whose assets have seen a massive jump
Mar 30, 2017
Rajya Sabha returns Finance Bill with 5 amendments; embarrassment for Modi govtThe Bill, which was passed by Lok Sabha last week, was moved for passage in the Rajya Sabha on Monday.
Mar 23, 2017
Finance Bill: Modi govt just made political funding more opaque; transparency remains a promiseWhile the common man continues to be coerced to be transparent in all his dealings, politicians can continue with their overt corporate nexus. Isn't this a double standard?
Feb 05, 2015
BJP, AAP funds scam: Can PM Modi weed out black money rot in political system?Has Modi got the political will to exorcise corruption and black money from the political establishments, including his own?
Feb 01, 2015
Electoral reforms are urgently needed to maintain transparency: Mamata BanerjeeWest Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday called for immediate steps for electoral reforms to ensure transparency and accountability.
Mar 22, 2014
LS polls: TMC manifesto focuses on electoral reforms"We believe in massive comprehensive electoral reforms so that corrupt and criminals do not become people's representatives," it said.
Feb 12, 2014
'Call on banning opinion polls after consulting stakeholders'Government on Wednesday indicated that it will take a final call on banning opinion polls only after consulting "stakeholders" after the Law Commission submits its comprehensive report on electoral reforms.
Jan 04, 2014
Take preventive measures on false affidavits, CEC tells law ministryExpressing concern over the practice of candidates furnishing incorrect details in affidavits before polls, Chief Election Commissioner VS Sampath today said that he has written to Law ministry for more preventive provisions.
Oct 03, 2013
Cheers to ordinance withdrawal; Anna should pour himself a large drinkIt was déjà vu, as a nation with hope, as we all had hoped when it looked, one long December 2011 evening, that the Lokpal Bill would be passed into law, was foiled by the machinations of a stunningly united political class.
Jul 11, 2013
Keeping convicted netas out: SC ruling doesn't do enoughIt will take more than Wednesday's Supreme Court ruling to get political parties to clean up their act.