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Nov 21, 2019
Electoral bonds: Lack of promised transparency makes channel for political funding vulnerable to unholy politico-corporate nexusWhen the Narendra Modi government came to power, one of its biggest promises was to make political funding transparent.
Oct 01, 2019
Ahead of Assembly elections, 12th tranche of electoral bonds to be issued from todayElectoral bonds are being pitched as an alternative to cash donations made to political parties as part of efforts to bring transparency in political funding
Apr 19, 2019
Lok Sabha polls: Electoral bonds may be exacerbating the problem of black money in politics; here's why parties are silentThe Supreme Court asking all political parties to furnish details of donations through electoral bonds by 31 May put this problem back into the spotlight.
Mar 27, 2019
EC tells Supreme Court provisions in laws on political funding will have 'serious repercussions' on transparencyThe Election Commission, which has filed affidavit in the apex court, said that on 26 May, 2017 it had written to the Ministry of Law and Justice about its views that the changes made in the Income Tax Act, the Representation of People Act and the Finance Act would be against the endeavour to have transparency in funding to political parties.
Oct 17, 2018
'AAP is kangaal': Arvind Kejriwal launches donation drive to garner funds for before 2019 Lok Sabha pollsArvind Kejriwal has urged AAP workers and supporters to donate money to the party, for which it has launched a mobile number — 9871010101.
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.
May 28, 2018
Narendra Modi’s unfulfilled promises: In 5th year, PM must take a hard look at opaque political funding rulesPrime Minister Narendra Modi's four years in office have never been unexciting as far as the government's reform-intent is concerned
May 16, 2018
Parliament Logjam Part 9: Corporate funding of elections continues to bankrupt legislative morality, weaken electoral integrityOutlawing corporate funding of elections not just about parliamentary will, it's a debate between competing constitutional values & reworking the framework.
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