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".
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.
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?
Political parties would know who has given the money and they will disclose in returns how much bonds they have got.
The Supreme Court on Monday substantially accepted this position in law and hopefully created a wall of separation between religion and politics.
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.
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
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.
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
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
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
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.
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
What we need is a balanced package of measures so that the system of funding of political parties and elections is not abused.
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?
Religious trusts do not fear the taxman because their income is exempt from tax.
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
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 on Monday amended rules whereby it will now review the national and state party status of political parties every 10 years.
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.