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Feb 04, 2017
Arun Jaitley says govt not averse to making donations to political parties fully digitalJaitley's statement comes in the backdrop of Union Budget's proposal that restricts anonymous cash donations to a political party to Rs 2,000
Feb 01, 2017
Union Budget 2017: Cash donation to parties capped at Rs 2,000, poll bonds proposedPolitical parties would know who has given the money and they will disclose in returns how much bonds they have got.
Jan 03, 2017
SC ruling successfully creates wall between religion and politics but task is half-doneThe Supreme Court on Monday substantially accepted this position in law and hopefully created a wall of separation between religion and politics.
Jan 02, 2017
Supreme Court rules that political parties, leaders cannot ask for votes in name of religionThe Supreme Court has ruled that the use of religion to fetch votes during polls and election campaigning cannot be allowed and that there should be no seeking of votes in the name of caste and religion.
Dec 27, 2016
Note ban: Undisclosed political funding means undisclosed influence, writes AAP's Atishi MarlenaRevenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia announced that political parties depositing old Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes would not be subject to income tax scrutiny, provided the donations were below Rs 20,000 per person
Dec 21, 2016
Demonetisation: Merely choking party funding won't ensure clean politicsRecently the issue of transparency in the financing of political parties has been brought to the limelight in the context of the government’s efforts to curb black money by demonetising currency.
Dec 21, 2016
RSS makes debut at Jaipur Lit Fest: Using political clout to settle ideological scores is problematicSo, this year, the RSS is making its debut at the JLF. And some of the regulars, the ones who led the award-wapsi campaign, are out.
Dec 21, 2016
Will Narendra Modi take the big call of banning all anonymous donations to political parties?The Election commission (EC) of India made a strong plea to the government last Sunday (18 December) asking for a ban on anonymous contribution to political parties above Rs 2000. The Prime Minister of India appears to have endorsed the plea in his address at a political rally at Kanpur on Monday
Dec 20, 2016
Govt will impose limits on tax exemption for political parties, says Arun JaitleyThe central government plans to set a threshold criteria for political parties to enjoy tax exemptions to check money laundering by outfits that do not contest elections, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said
Dec 19, 2016
To end black money in political funding, Modi govt must do more than blame old lawOn Saturday, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley embarked on a spree of damage control mode by issuing a statement on the Narendra Modi government’s stance on political funding and black money