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
The 11 specified branches are located in New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Gandhinagar, Chandigarh, Bangalore, Bhopal, Jaipur, Lucknow and Guwahati.
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
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
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
Pakistani authorities ordered private television channels to go off air on Saturday during a police and paramilitary crackdown on Islamist protesters in the capital.
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.
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
Election Commission told the Supreme Court that its EVM challenge hardly had any takers. It will use EVMs with VVPAT in Gujarat polls.
Residents of Shadipur, Khampur and Ranjit Nagar in central-west Delhi Thursday took out a peace march against mob lynchings and terror attacks
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
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".
Since deciding to form a political party, Arvind Kejriwal and his supporters have had to consider thousands of suggestions before fixing its name.
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.
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.
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.
The vision of the party, Constitution and selection of members and candidates are expected to be announced.
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.