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Apr 17, 2018
Electoral Bonds have serial numbers but are not accessible to anyone: Finance ministryThe government on Tuesday said the electoral bonds, which are used to make anonymous political donations, carry a serial number as part of in built security feature to prevent counterfeiting but the number is not accessible to anybody, including the government
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 23, 2018
How India Became Democratic - Part IV: Ornit Shani responds to experts' comments on her bookOrnit Shani’s 'How India Became Democratic: Citizenship And The Making Of The Universal Franchise' tells the fascinating story of independent India’s first general election. The Indian Constitutional Law and Philosophy Blog is discussing the book in a four-part series that we're republishing here
Mar 21, 2018
How India became democratic - Part III: The Constitution as an instrument of foundational, radical changeOrnit Shani’s account of independent India’s first general election is invaluable: it is a point of departure for all of us to think more deeply about what 1947 meant, and how the transformative character of that moment ought to map onto how we think about our Constitution, our citizenship, and our rights
Mar 20, 2018
How India became democratic - Part II: On the preparation of the electoral roll as a state building projectIn her book, Ornit Shani examines the role adult franchise played in India, in connecting the people to a popular democratic imagination
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
Mar 10, 2018
Sunil Deodhar hints CPM ministers may have hidden skeletons in septic tanks, tells Tripura CM to get them cleanedSunil Deodhar, BJP's national executive committee member and the party's in-charge for Tripura, has asked incoming chief minister Biplab Deb to have the septic tanks of all state ministers cleaned before the quarters are occupied
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 27, 2018
Anna Hazare slams Centre for weak Lokpal, says eradicating corruption without electoral reforms not possibleEradicating political corruption without reforming the electoral process is not possible, social activist Anna Hazare said on Tuesday even as he accused the Narendra Modi government of bringing in a weak Lokpal.