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Jul 06, 2017
Parties spent over Rs 573 cr during 2016 Assembly polls in five states, reveals ADR reportThe figures are cumulative for national and regional parties put together during the polls to the assemblies of Assam, Kerala, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal.
May 13, 2017
Mayawati tapes leaked by Naseemuddin Siddiqui brings back focus on the murky world of political fundingTapes of conversations with Mayawati on Uttar Pradesh election funding leaked by Naseemuddin Siddiqui have brought the murky process of political funding back to the fore.
May 08, 2017
Prosecution against flouting of finance electoral laws remains weakThe pernicious effect of vast amounts of illegal money in an election is therefore a very real threat, and the need for reform very evident.
Dec 17, 2016
Black money hunt: Why protect political parties and harass the common man?Why the double standard Prime Minister Modi?
Oct 05, 2015
Jaitley’s war on black money: Can we do what Brazil has done – ban corporate funding of elections?Once political/election funding is made transparent and free from clutches of big corporates, the incentive for politicians to guard vested interests will cease to exist and the corporate-political nexus that generate black-money will begin to break. That’s where the government should act
Feb 04, 2015
Funding row: Sorry BJP, your donation pot is a whole lot blacker than AAP'sModi's government is for the moment only interested in making insinuations for political gains. It has no interest in going to the roots of black money which funds elections.
Mar 05, 2014
Polls should be state-funded, says MamataWest Bengal Chief Minister on Mamata Banerjee Wednesday contended the union cabinet's decision to increase the poll campaign expenditure limit for candidates will encourage corruption and called for state funding of elections.
Mar 05, 2014
Rs 18,000 cr will be spent in election 2014 - and much of it in blackGiven the extremely competitive nature of this year's general election, we could be spending upto Rs 18,000 crore this year. And even this could be an underestimate
Mar 05, 2014
This election could cost all of Rs 18,000 crore - and much of it will be black moneyGiven the extremely competitive nature of this year's general election, we could be spending upto Rs 18,000 crore this year. And even this could be an underestimate
Jan 12, 2014
Electoral trusts to make poll-funding more transparent: Sachin PilotAt least six major corporate groups have already set up such electoral trusts, according to latest official data.