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Apr 11, 2018
BJP’s FY17 income up 81%, BSP’s 266%; 75-80% of total funding comes from faceless donors; Who funds India’s politicians?The current trend in India—where a lion share of funds for parties come from anonymous sources—signals danger as it will inevitably strengthen the infamous political-corporate nexus, black money generation and corruption in the economy.
Mar 30, 2018
Electoral bonds: Second tranche on sale from 2 April; to be issued at 11 SBI branchesThe 11 specified branches are located in New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Gandhinagar, Chandigarh, Bangalore, Bhopal, Jaipur, Lucknow and Guwahati.
Mar 16, 2018
Electoral bonds worth Rs 222 cr sold in maiden issue, subscription opened on 1 MarchFinance Minister Arun Jaitley introduced 'electoral bonds' in Union Budget 2017-18 as a measure to cleanse the funding to political parties
Feb 28, 2018
State Bank of India will start selling electoral bonds from 1 March; here are benefits of EBs bank has listed outArray
Feb 03, 2018
Sitaram Yechury challenges introduction of electoral bonds, calls it a way of legalising political corruptionHaving amended the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA), the Congress and the BJP had saved themselves from prosecution as both the parties had received huge contributions from foreign companies, CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury alleged
Feb 02, 2018
Supreme Court seeks Centre's response on CPM's plea challenging move to allow electoral bondsThe Supreme Court on Friday sought the Centre's response on a plea by the CPM and its general secretary Sitaram Yechury against the government's decision on issuing electoral bonds.
Jan 18, 2018
Electoral bonds will not solve transparency issues in political funding: CEC AK JotiJoti's remarks come nearly eights months after the Election Commission had told a parliamentary committee that electoral bonds introduced by the government is a "retrograde" step.
Jan 08, 2018
Electoral bonds: Why Narendra Modi govt should go beyond cosmetic reforms and switch to demat modeIf public scrutiny was the only problem for honest corporates, he could have amended the Companies Act to say that names of political parties could be disclosed at the discretion of the donor-company.
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
Jan 03, 2018
Finance ministry lists out benefits of electoral bonds, says scheme to help cleanse entire political funding systemGovernment says for printing of these electoral bonds secrecy put in place during printing of notes will be adopted