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Assembly elections 2018: Hinduism triumphs over Hindutva

This column has said more than once that the greatness of India lies in its majority community voting not as Hindus, but as Indians.

published on : 16th December 2018

71 per cent people feel anonymity of donor should not be there in purchasing electoral bonds: Survey

In a bid to bring in transparency in donations to political parties, the government introduced electoral bond early this year.

published on : 11th August 2018

Electoral Bonds have serial numbers but are not accessible to anyone: Government

Maintaining that the anonymity of the donors is maintained, the finance ministry in a statement said the random serial number on the bonds is not visible to naked eye.

published on : 17th April 2018

Sale of first batch of electoral bonds from Mar 1-10: Finance Ministry

The bonds will be sold at main branches of SBI in four metro cities -- New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai.

published on : 22nd February 2018

Studying electoral bonds, final views soon, says CEC Rawat

Though the EC had expressed its reservations earlier, the new Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) O P Rawat said the commission was preparing the final paper and would reveal it soon.

published on : 7th February 2018

No proposal to make Aadhaar mandatory for electoral bonds: Government

Electoral bonds would be issued for a certain value denominations from the specified branches of the State Bank of India.

published on : 6th February 2018

SC seeks Centre's reply on CPI(M) plea against electoral bonds

The plea claimed that government's decision entitles political parties to receive unlimited donations without recording its source.

published on : 3rd February 2018

Supreme Court seeks government's reply on CPI (M)'s plea against electoral bonds

The Supreme Court sought the Centre's response on a plea by the CPI(M) and its general secretary Sitaram Yechury challenging the government's decision on issuing electoral bonds.

published on : 2nd February 2018

Electoral bonds 'regressive', ensure state funding of parties: CPI-M's Sitaram Yechury

CPI-M General Secretary Sitaram Yechury pitched for state funding of political parties and a ban on flow of corporate funds directly to them.

published on : 9th January 2018

Congress slams government over electoral bonds, says it will perpetuate 'malpractice'

Congress spokesperson Manish Tewari said the electoral bond scheme was an exercise in ensuring that the ruling party garners all the funds.

published on : 8th January 2018

Centre open to proposals to further cleanse political funding, says Finance Minister Arun Jaitley

In a Facebook post, Jaitley said the conventional practice of funding the political system was to take donations as well as undertake expenditures in cash.

published on : 7th January 2018

Bonds underline government's resolve for electoral reforms: Amit Shah

Introduction of electoral bonds underline the government's commitment on electoral reforms, and, curbing corruption and black money in politics, BJP chief Amit Shah said.

published on : 2nd January 2018

Electoral bonds likely to carry validity of 15 days

To prevent misuse of proposed electoral bonds, the government is likely to cap the validity at 15 days within which such bonds -- bearer in nature -- have to be redeemed by political parties.

published on : 12th December 2017