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Ex-CECs bat for simultaneous elections in India, but say 2019 time frame for implementation looks unachievable
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Ex-CECs bat for simultaneous elections in India, but say 2019 time frame for implementation looks unachievable

Backing Prime Minister Narendra Modi's clarion call for simultaneous elections in India, two former Chief Election Commissioners, N Gopalaswami and SY Quereshi, told Firstpost on Wednesday that such an idea will be cost and time effective for the country.

Electoral bonds printing to have currency notes like secrecy to check counterfeiting
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Electoral bonds printing to have currency notes like secrecy to check counterfeiting

Aiming to make political funding more transparent, the idea of electoral bonds was first floated by Arun Jaitley in his last Budget

Electoral bonds: State’s double standard for political parties and common man on right to anonymity is wrong
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Electoral bonds: State’s double standard for political parties and common man on right to anonymity is wrong

Electoral bonds are such instrument that they seek to promote cashless political donations since these bonds can be purchased either through cash or cheque.

Electoral bonds: Narendra Modi govt confers anonymity but nothing in them to attract wily donors
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Electoral bonds: Narendra Modi govt confers anonymity but nothing in them to attract wily donors

Donors of bonds dare not use their black money for this munificence because they have to be bought from designated branches of the State Bank of India through one’s bank account complying with KYC norms

Venkaiah Naidu calls for political consensus for simultaneous 'Parliament to panchayats' elections
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Venkaiah Naidu calls for political consensus for simultaneous 'Parliament to panchayats' elections

Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday called for political consensus for holding simultaneous elections from 'Parliament to panchayats'.

Electoral bonds guidelines are ready; instruments to be bearer in nature, have 15 days validity
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Electoral bonds guidelines are ready; instruments to be bearer in nature, have 15 days validity

The guidelines for electoral bonds, announced in Budget 2017-18, are almost ready and some fine-tuning is being done by the finance ministry

Narendra Modi pitches for transparency in political parties, says debate on recruitment process is a necessity
India

Narendra Modi pitches for transparency in political parties, says debate on recruitment process is a necessity

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah interacted with media persons on Saturday at the Diwali Milan Samaroh at party headquarters in Delhi.

At Rs 868 crores, BJP has the highest capital among political parties, finds NGO survey
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At Rs 868 crores, BJP has the highest capital among political parties, finds NGO survey

The value of declared assets of BJP has increased from Rs 122.93 crore in 2004-05 to Rs 893.88 crore in 2015-16 while those of the Congress have risen from Rs 167.35 crore to Rs 758.79 crore

Delhi HC asks Centre to look into accounts of political parties for traces of foreign funds
India

Delhi HC asks Centre to look into accounts of political parties for traces of foreign funds

The Delhi High Court on Monday granted six-months time to the Centre to look into accounts of political parties, including the Congress and the BJP, for traces of foreign funds.

Black money: BJP gets 81% income from unknown sources, Congress 71%; why chase only common man?
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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

Political parties, pro-Tamil outfits protest over Anitha's suicide across state, demand NEET to be withdrawn
India

Political parties, pro-Tamil outfits protest over Anitha's suicide across state, demand NEET to be withdrawn

Political parties and pro-Tamil outfits staged state-wide protests over the suicide of a 17-year-old Anitha who had moved the SC against NEET-based medical examinations.

Political violence in Kerala: Pinarayi Vijayan accuses BJP, RSS of propagating lies to defame state
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Political violence in Kerala: Pinarayi Vijayan accuses BJP, RSS of propagating lies to defame state

Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan Sunday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) of "propagating lies" to "defame" the state, a day after Union minister Arun Jaitley charged the ruling CPM of unleashing violence and eliminating rivals

Poonam Mahajan hopeful of BJP rule in Tamil Nadu, highlights Narendra Modi's initiatives for fishermen
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Poonam Mahajan hopeful of BJP rule in Tamil Nadu, highlights Narendra Modi's initiatives for fishermen

Invoking "Tamil pride", BJP youth wing national chief Poonam Mahajan Monday highlighted the welfare initiatives undertaken by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the Tamil Nadu fishermen and asserted that the time was ripe for the lotus to bloom "everywhere in the state"

Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf accuses political parties of getting foreign funds
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Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf accuses political parties of getting foreign funds

Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has accused some political parties in the country of receiving funds from foreign countries including Libya, Saudi Arabia and Iran, the media reported on Tuesday.

EC: Politicians using loophole to bring up religious issues during model code, should refrain from such acts
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EC: Politicians using loophole to bring up religious issues during model code, should refrain from such acts

EC has found that some politicians sidestep provisions of the model code while raking up religious issues and has written to political parties in this regard.

Separatists provoking Kashmiri youths to carry out Pakistan-sponsored agenda, says Ajmer dargah religious head
India

Separatists provoking Kashmiri youths to carry out Pakistan-sponsored agenda, says Ajmer dargah religious head

Strict action is required against Kashmiri separatists for provoking youths to indulge in stone pelting and carrying out Pakistan-sponsored agenda, Ajmer dargah religious head Zainul Abedin Ali Khan said on Saturday

Bill for reserving SC, ST and OBC promotion in govt jobs to be tabled in July
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Bill for reserving SC, ST and OBC promotion in govt jobs to be tabled in July

A bill for reserving promotions for SCs, STs and OBCs in government jobs will be tabled in the next session of Parliament in July, Union minister Ramdas Athawale said on Wednesday.

Farmers' unrest: MP cops probe to unravel 'real faces' behind stir, say farmers can't cause so much damage
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Farmers' unrest: MP cops probe to unravel 'real faces' behind stir, say farmers can't cause so much damage

The focus of the investigation is to find the source of the farmers' agitation, which took an ugly turn last week. The investigators believe that the massive destruction of public property to the tune of crores of rupees just couldn't be the act of farmers

Madhya Pradesh farmers' strike: Poverty and politics of loan waivers reek of cold-blooded populism
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Madhya Pradesh farmers' strike: Poverty and politics of loan waivers reek of cold-blooded populism

The killing of unarmed, protesting farmers in Madhya Pradesh made the intentions of the state very clear with a brutal candour. In essence, this death is no different from the thousands of farmers who have committed suicide across the country.

EC's all-party meet on EVMs begins: Poll panel to reassure parties that voting machines can't be tampered with
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EC's all-party meet on EVMs begins: Poll panel to reassure parties that voting machines can't be tampered with

An all-party meeting with the Election Commission of India on the issue of alleged EVM tampering began in New Delhi on Friday.