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Feb 19, 2019
Distribution of ex gratia, other donations offered to kin of Pulwama victims needs a systematic distribution channelWhile it is heartening to see the vast and tangible support for the kin of the Pulwama attack victims, there is no harm in exercising caution. The lakhs of rupees, housing offers, jobs and other forms of assurances such as contributions of salaries by cricketers, boxers and film stars all come to an impressive amount of largesse.
Jan 07, 2018
Arun Jaitley calls electoral bonds 'substantial improvement' in encouraging transparency of political fundingThe electoral bonds mechanism is a substantial improvement in transparency over the present system and the government is open to suggestions to further cleanse political funding, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said
Sep 24, 2017
Shawn Mendes starts relief fund and donates $100,000 to earthquake hit MexicoSinger Shawn Mendes, who was in Mexico for his concert when the 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck, has started a relief fund for the victims
Sep 07, 2017
Black money: BJP gets 81% income from unknown sources, Congress 71%; why chase only common man?In the black money battle while political parties command anonymity in their non-transparent cash dealings, common man faces maximum harassment
Aug 12, 2017
CBI lodges FIR against Faridabad housing society for collecting donations in PM's nameThe CBI has lodged an FIR against a group housing society for allegedly collecting donations in the name of Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Jun 04, 2017
Saharanpur clashes: Muzaffarnagar police prevents Dalit outfit Bhim army from collecting donationsThe police in Muzaffarnagar removed a camp set up for collecting donations by Dalit outfit Bhim army, which allegedly played a role in inter-caste clashes in Saharanpur.
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 07, 2017
BharatKeVeer fund for families of slain paramilitary personnel receives over Rs 2 crore donationsA modest Rs 2.10 crore has been donated by the people to a fund set up a month ago by the home ministry to help families of paramilitary personnel who were killed in action.
Feb 20, 2017
Budget 2017: Will Arun Jaitley's decision to reduce cash funding to political parties make an impact?Unless the source of the Rs 2,000 contribution is known, the ceiling does not matter
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