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MCD polls 2017: EC throws hacking challenge to parties, AAP seeks official communication
Politics

MCD polls 2017: EC throws hacking challenge to parties, AAP seeks official communication

Come try hack our EVMs and show they can be tampered with, the Election Commission said on Wednesday, inviting political parties and experts to the "open challenge".

Congress leader courts controversy after 'menstruation impure' comment
Politics

Congress leader courts controversy after 'menstruation impure' comment

Interim President of the Congress party in Kerala M M Hassan has courted a controversy with his remarks that menstruation was impure and women should not enter temples during that period.

Finance Bill: Modi govt just made political funding more opaque; transparency remains a promise
Politics

Finance Bill: Modi govt just made political funding more opaque; transparency remains a promise

While the common man continues to be coerced to be transparent in all his dealings, politicians can continue with their overt corporate nexus. Isn't this a double standard?

Union Budget 2017: Cash donation to parties capped at Rs 2,000, poll bonds proposed
Politics

Union Budget 2017: Cash donation to parties capped at Rs 2,000, poll bonds proposed

Political parties would know who has given the money and they will disclose in returns how much bonds they have got.

SC ruling successfully creates wall between religion and politics but task is half-done
Politics

SC ruling successfully creates wall between religion and politics but task is half-done

The Supreme Court on Monday substantially accepted this position in law and hopefully created a wall of separation between religion and politics.

Supreme Court rules that political parties, leaders cannot ask for votes in name of religion
India

Supreme Court rules that political parties, leaders cannot ask for votes in name of religion

The Supreme Court has ruled that the use of religion to fetch votes during polls and election campaigning cannot be allowed and that there should be no seeking of votes in the name of caste and religion.

Note ban: Undisclosed political funding means undisclosed influence, writes AAP's Atishi Marlena
Politics

Note ban: Undisclosed political funding means undisclosed influence, writes AAP's Atishi Marlena

Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia announced that political parties depositing old Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes would not be subject to income tax scrutiny, provided the donations were below Rs 20,000 per person

RSS makes debut at Jaipur Lit Fest: Using political clout to settle ideological scores is problematic
Politics

RSS makes debut at Jaipur Lit Fest: Using political clout to settle ideological scores is problematic

So, this year, the RSS is making its debut at the JLF. And some of the regulars, the ones who led the award-wapsi campaign, are out.

Will Narendra Modi take the big call of banning all anonymous donations to political parties?
Politics

Will Narendra Modi take the big call of banning all anonymous donations to political parties?

The Election commission (EC) of India made a strong plea to the government last Sunday (18 December) asking for a ban on anonymous contribution to political parties above Rs 2000. The Prime Minister of India appears to have endorsed the plea in his address at a political rally at Kanpur on Monday

Govt will impose limits on tax exemption for political parties, says Arun Jaitley
India

Govt will impose limits on tax exemption for political parties, says Arun Jaitley

The central government plans to set a threshold criteria for political parties to enjoy tax exemptions to check money laundering by outfits that do not contest elections, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said

To end black money in political funding, Modi govt must do more than blame old law
Politics

To end black money in political funding, Modi govt must do more than blame old law

On Saturday, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley embarked on a spree of damage control mode by issuing a statement on the Narendra Modi government’s stance on political funding and black money

EC wants contributions to political parties reined in, seeks ban on anonymous donations above Rs 2000
Politics

EC wants contributions to political parties reined in, seeks ban on anonymous donations above Rs 2000

EC has also proposed that exemption of Income Tax should only be extended to political parties that contest elections and win seats in Lok Sabha or assembly polls.

Arun Jaitley clarifies that political parties enjoy no exemptions from demonetisation rule
India

Arun Jaitley clarifies that political parties enjoy no exemptions from demonetisation rule

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said political parties haven't been granted any exemptions after demonetisation and the introduction of the Taxation Laws

State-funded elections: PM Modi must realise it's an incomplete exercise without a transparent system
Politics

State-funded elections: PM Modi must realise it's an incomplete exercise without a transparent system

What we need is a balanced package of measures so that the system of funding of political parties and elections is not abused.

Demonetisation: More important to address deeper problems in war against black money
Politics

Demonetisation: More important to address deeper problems in war against black money

Due to the sudden drop in money supply, commodity and general cash market transactions could face an immediate impact; this could even slow down economic growth in the short run.

Rs 500, Rs 1,000 banned: Black money hunt is fine but what about political parties, religious trusts?
Economy

Rs 500, Rs 1,000 banned: Black money hunt is fine but what about political parties, religious trusts?

Religious trusts do not fear the taxman because their income is exempt from tax.

Uniform Civil Code: Law panel seeks views of political parties
India

Uniform Civil Code: Law panel seeks views of political parties

Widening its consultation on the contentious issue of Uniform Civil Code, the Law Commission has asked all national and state political parties to share their views

BJP, Congress, other parties thrive on black money, Centre's accountability promise be damned
Politics

BJP, Congress, other parties thrive on black money, Centre's accountability promise be damned

But then BJP is not the only party that thrives on black money. Congress had made cash transactions, the life-blood of its party organisation.

Election Commission to now review national, state status of parties every ten years
Politics

Election Commission to now review national, state status of parties every ten years

Election Commission on Monday amended rules whereby it will now review the national and state party status of political parties every 10 years.

Dear BJP, if Robert Vadra is guilty, why isn't he behind bars?
Politics

Dear BJP, if Robert Vadra is guilty, why isn't he behind bars?

As Vadra dominates the prime time space yet again, here’s something to ponder. There’s something intriguing about the corruption charges against the Gandhis.