Keyword : Political Funding

There’s something about Shiv Sena – and donations

Shiv Sena leads by a wide margin when it comes to the donations received by regional political parties above the 20,000 cut-off (for which parties need not disclose the source). In 2015-16, the Mah

Reducing anonymous political donations a step forward: ASSOCHAM

The fine print of the electoral bond scheme for donations to the political parties by businesses and wealthy individuals should aim at maximising clean-up of the system and transparency in politica

Cash Donations: More opacity – with legal backing too

While presenting the budget, the finance minister made an announcement about making donations to political parties more transparent. If the proposals to amend the relevant laws are approved by parl

ADR to launch a campaign for clean politics

The Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) which has been working towards increasing transparency and accountability in political and electoral system is taking forward its advocacy to another le

Operationalise laws that end corruption, demands civil society

 A march will be held against corruption in Delhi on Thursday, with activists demanding, among others, operationalisation of Lokpal law as well as Whistleblowers Protection law. The

192 newly elected MLAs have criminal backgrounds

A staggering 192 newly elected MLAs in Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Manipur and Goa have declared criminal cases against themselves. Also, 540 of the new MLAs are crorepatis.

The might of monies

India Today conducted a cash-for-vote sting operation in the recent assembly polls which revealed how candidates were blatantly violating election commission (EC) guidelines by bribing vote

BJP’s income highest among all national parties: ADR

The income of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) during 2014-15 was highest among all national parties. The party had declared a total income of Rs 970.43 crore but is yet to submit its copy of incom

Electoral bonds: A step forward and then a step backward

  The government has given the final touches to the electoral bonds scheme, which promises to reform political funding.   The draft norms prepared by

Business houses donated Rs 956.77 crore to political parties in 4 years

Business houses loosened their purse strings while making donations to political parties, showed an analysis carried out by Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR).  

Electoral bonds: All you need to know

A bench headed by chief justice of India Ranjan Gogoi in interim order on Friday asked all parties to submit receipts of the electoral bonds to the EC in sealed covers, while posting the matter

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