political parties

93 per cent of contributions to parties from corporates: Report

The ruling BJP got the major chunk -- Rs 915.59 crore from 1,731 corporate donors from the total Rs 1,059 crore these parties received.

published on : 9th July 2019

Political parties in Bengal wait for chartbuster moment

Diptangshu Chowdhury, an ex-army man, said they have kept their focus on issues from demonetisation to unemployment.

published on : 5th May 2019

Digital spending by political parties may double during this general election

It is said that political parties have spend between Rs 2,500-3,000 crore on advertising for the general elections.

published on : 16th April 2019

Political parties welcome Madras High Court judgment on Salem-Chennai eight-way corridor project

Political parties of the State have welcomed the verdict of the High Court on the Salem- Chennai eight-way corridor project.

published on : 9th April 2019

Social media get political parties rocking

Influencer marketing focuses on individuals who hold sway over potential customers, voters in this case, and does a positive spin tailored around these individuals.

published on : 8th April 2019

Catch them young: Parties woo first-time voters in Kerala

The political parties are engaged in wooing these first-time voters by all means and making use of social media platforms and the latest technologies to win their hearts.

published on : 28th March 2019

Women candidates get a raw deal from parties in ticket distribution

The claims of political parties that they are committed to the uplift of women and treating them on par with men seems to be far from true when it comes to distribution of tickets.

published on : 23rd March 2019

INTERVIEW | With ASPIRE 2.0, age of Artificial Intelligence begins in TN politics

Express talks with Aspire Ventures CEO K Swaminathan on the importance of IT wings and the new software he has developed for poll analysis.

published on : 5th March 2019

Facebook removing political parties’ ads for flouting its policies

That is because for ads related to politics or of national importance on the social media platform, the name of the person or the entity behind the ads has to be mentioned.

published on : 24th February 2019

BJP allies in Northeast to put up a united fight against Citizenship Bill

A decision to this effect was taken at a meeting of the political parties convened by Meghalaya CM Conrad Sangma and AGP President Atul Bora in Guwahati.

published on : 29th January 2019

No political parties should erect digital banners, says Madras HC in an interim order

The illegal erection of banners by political parties is one the persistent problems in Tamil Nadu and the banners often obstruct the movement of pedestrians.

published on : 19th December 2018

Dalit rights body seeks changes in poll manifestos

The National Campaign on Dalit Human Rights (NCDHR) on Monday demanded that political parties adopt agendas of Dalit welfare in their manifestos, ahead of the 2019 elections.

published on : 11th December 2018

Bar Council of India cautions parties, leaders against meddling with judiciary

It said the four seniormost judges going public with their differences with the CJI had given an opportunity to the political parties and leaders to interfere in the affairs of the judiciary.

published on : 13th January 2018

Pakistan seeks to ban party backed by US-named terrorist Hafiz Saeed

Pakistan's interior ministry has asked the Election Commission to ban from politics the Milli Muslim League party backed by Islamist Hafiz Saeed next month.

published on : 29th September 2017

Set up commission to probe source of political parties' funds: Kejriwal

The Delhi CM also questioned the centre's decision of exempting parties from paying income tax while depositing demonetised notes.

published on : 17th December 2016