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Mar 29, 2019
Election Commission warning on electoral bonds: Opaqueness defeats idea of clean money in political fundingElectoral bonds scheme, which came into effect in January 2018, had clocked in over Rs 600 crore political funding by October 2018.
Mar 28, 2019
In spite of Arun Jaitley's claims, EC fails to find 'substantial transparency' in political funding via electoral bondsUnion minister Arun Jaitley first floated the idea of electoral bonds in his Budget 2017-18 speech of 1 February, 2017
Mar 15, 2019
Centre defends its decision to issue electoral bonds in Supreme Court; says reforms aim to defeat menace of black moneyIn an affidavit, filed in a writ petition of CPM and its general secretary Sitaram Yechury, the Centre said the electoral bonds were introduced on 2 January, 2018 to promote transparency in funding and donation received by political parties. These can be encashed by an eligible political party only through their authorised bank accounts.
Feb 28, 2019
SBI to start sale of electoral bonds in three tranches from March ahead of general electionsWith the general elections round the corner, the government has authorised State Bank of India to launch the sale of electoral bonds in the months of March, April and May
Dec 27, 2018
Seventh tranche of electoral bonds sale to kick off from 1 January: Finance ministryElectoral bonds aggregating to Rs 1,056.73 crore were purchased by citizens or entities till the completion of the sixth phase of issuance of electoral bonds in November 2018.
Dec 18, 2018
Political parties garners Rs 1,046 cr through electoral bonds so far: Union minister P RadhakrishnanElectoral bonds of the aggregated amount of Rs 1,056.73 crore were purchased by citizens or entities till the completion of 6th phase of issuance of electoral bonds in November 2018, Minister of State for Finance P Radhakrishnan said in a written reply to the Rajya Sabha.
Dec 01, 2018
Outgoing CEC OP Rawat says there is no integral problem with EVMs, raises concerns about fake newsChief Election Commissioner OP Rawat demits office on Saturday after a rather hectic term in office.
Sep 27, 2018
Fifth tranche of electoral bonds sale will take place during 1-10 October: Finance ministryElectoral bonds are being pitched as an alternative to cash donations made to political parties as part of efforts to bring transparency in political funding.
Jun 29, 2018
Electoral bonds to go on sale again; FinMin says fourth round to kick-off on 2 JulyElectoral bonds are being pitched as an alternative to cash donations made to political parties and bring transparency in political funding
Jun 28, 2018
SBI refuses to disclose details of political parties which received donations through electoral bonds, claims RTIMumbai saw maximum enthusiasm among donors to purchase electoral bonds with Rs 122 crore of bonds being sold from the SBI main branch in the maximum city while in April it saw sales of Rs 53 crore