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Ahead of Assembly elections, 12th tranche of electoral bonds to be issued from today
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Ahead of Assembly elections, 12th tranche of electoral bonds to be issued from today

Electoral bonds are being pitched as an alternative to cash donations made to political parties as part of efforts to bring transparency in political funding

Electoral bonds: Second tranche on sale from 2 April; to be issued at 11 SBI branches
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Electoral bonds: Second tranche on sale from 2 April; to be issued at 11 SBI branches

The 11 specified branches are located in New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Gandhinagar, Chandigarh, Bangalore, Bhopal, Jaipur, Lucknow and Guwahati.

Kamal Haasan releases list of 'empowered committee members' to lead Makkal Needhi Maiam party
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Kamal Haasan releases list of 'empowered committee members' to lead Makkal Needhi Maiam party

Kamal Haasan released a list of an empowered committee members who will shape and execute the policies of his newly-launched Makkal Needhi Maiam.

Kamal Haasan to announce his political party's name on 21 February, begins Tamil Nadu tour on same day
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Kamal Haasan to announce his political party's name on 21 February, begins Tamil Nadu tour on same day

Kamal Haasan will announce his political party's name on 21 February at Tamil Nadu's Ramanathapuram and begin a state-wide tour the same day.

Supreme Court to examine whether EC can de-register political parties for appointing 'tainted' office-bearers
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Supreme Court to examine whether EC can de-register political parties for appointing 'tainted' office-bearers

The petitioner is arguing that Section 29A of the electoral act means that the power to register and recognise a political party by the EC also means it can de-register them.

Pakistan police fire tear gas at hardline Islamists blockading Islamabad; TV channels ordered to go off air during crackdown
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Pakistan police fire tear gas at hardline Islamists blockading Islamabad; TV channels ordered to go off air during crackdown

Pakistani authorities ordered private television channels to go off air on Saturday during a police and paramilitary crackdown on Islamist protesters in the capital.

Darjeeling unrest: Mamata Banerjee holds Centre responsible for Gorkhaland agitation
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Darjeeling unrest: Mamata Banerjee holds Centre responsible for Gorkhaland agitation

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday held the Centre responsible for the Darjeeling unrest and said the state government would not tolerate any rumour-mongering that might endanger peace.

CPM justifies expulsion of RS MP Ritabrata Bandopadhyay for 'anti-party and anti-communist role'
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CPM justifies expulsion of RS MP Ritabrata Bandopadhyay for 'anti-party and anti-communist role'

The CPM Sunday justified the expulsion of its leader and Rajya Sabha MP Ritabrata Bandopadhyay, saying instead of complying with the party discipline, he had resorted to publicly malign it

EC to Supreme Court: Political parties who did not take part in EVM challenge should not cry foul
India

EC to Supreme Court: Political parties who did not take part in EVM challenge should not cry foul

Election Commission told the Supreme Court that its EVM challenge hardly had any takers. It will use EVMs with VVPAT in Gujarat polls.

Shadipur, Ranjitnagar residents take out peace march against lynchings in New Delhi
India

Shadipur, Ranjitnagar residents take out peace march against lynchings in New Delhi

Residents of Shadipur, Khampur and Ranjit Nagar in central-west Delhi Thursday took out a peace march against mob lynchings and terror attacks

Demonetisation: Merely choking party funding won't ensure clean politics
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Demonetisation: Merely choking party funding won't ensure clean politics

Recently the issue of transparency in the financing of political parties has been brought to the limelight in the context of the government’s efforts to curb black money by demonetising currency.

Whose religion is it, anyway? Supreme Court reserves verdict on poll law provision on corrupt practice
India

Whose religion is it, anyway? Supreme Court reserves verdict on poll law provision on corrupt practice

SC reserved its verdict on the "width and scope" of an electoral law provision dealing with issue whether seeking votes on the ground of "religion, race, caste, community or language", amounted to "corrupt practice".

AAP forms Delhi state unit
Delhi

AAP forms Delhi state unit

Ashish Talwar has been appointed the convenor of the state unit while Durgesh Pathak will be the co-convenor, said party spokesperson Dilip K Pandey, adding that he would be the secretary of the unit.

How Team Kejriwal decided to become the 'Aam Aadmi Party'
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How Team Kejriwal decided to become the 'Aam Aadmi Party'

Since deciding to form a political party, Arvind Kejriwal and his supporters have had to consider thousands of suggestions before fixing its name.

Kejriwal's Constitution-inspired party to be launched on Monday
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Kejriwal's Constitution-inspired party to be launched on Monday

Stating that they are trying to give a new direction to politics in India, Yadav, member of core team of Kejriwal's upcoming party, said their party will not only give birth to new faces but also bring in new ideology and culture in politics.

Inside Kejriwal’s war room: readying to take on the system
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Inside Kejriwal’s war room: readying to take on the system

As Kejriwal prepares to enter the political arena with the Delhi polls, Firstpost takes you inside the India Against Corruption for a look at the group's inner workings.

Images: New topis prove Kejriwal's party is all about 'Aam Aadmi'
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Images: New topis prove Kejriwal's party is all about 'Aam Aadmi'

Anti-corruption activist Arvind Kejriwal who launched his new people-centric political party in New Delhi literally wore his pledge to the aam aadmi on his head.

Kejriwal to announce party, candidates in Delhi tomorrow
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Kejriwal to announce party, candidates in Delhi tomorrow

The vision of the party, Constitution and selection of members and candidates are expected to be announced.

Signatories of famous letter to Anna oppose party idea
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Signatories of famous letter to Anna oppose party idea

When 23 eminent citizens appealed to Team Anna through a letter to end their fast and form an 'alternative political force', were they calling for the formation of a new political party? Three of them have now told Firstpost that they were not doing so.