Electoral Bonds
Opinion  /  Published 09.04.21

Money bags: SC allows sale of electoral bonds

A citizens’ fund for political donations to be accessed on the basis of political performance or other parameters that safeguards democracy should be created...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 02.04.21

Positive step: Manchester Utd women's team plays against West Ham

Reader's Speak: System of electoral bonds is not healthy for a democracy...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 27.03.21

SC refuses to stay electoral bonds

The apex court cited no illegality or anonymity in the periodical issuance of these documents during elections as they carried adequate safeguards...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 25.03.21

SC 'terrorism' query on electoral bonds

The apex court asked attorney-general K.K. Venugopal why the government had allowed 'anonymity' to those who buy these bonds and donate to political parties...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 28.10.20

‘Urgent’ plea on poll bonds

The NGO challenged the fresh issuance of electoral bonds by State Bank of India, between October 19 and 28, just ahead of the Bihar elections...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi


India  /  Published 29.01.20

BJP ignored RBI, ECI objections on electoral bonds: Congress

The role of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in issuance of electoral bonds has come under the scanner, Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 20.01.20

SC seeks response from Centre, EC on plea on electoral bond scheme

The apex court, however, refused to grant an interim stay on the scheme...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 13.01.20

Opaque bonds fill political kitty

Declared corporate donations now make up only 1.45 per cent of those revealed in the public domain...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

India  /  Published 04.12.19

Supreme Court to hear poll bond stay plea

According to the petitioner, the scheme has already clocked more than Rs 6,000 crore in anonymous donations to political parties, mostly by corporate houses...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 27.11.19

Poll bonds: What letters from RBI and BJP show

MP Bhupender Yadav had suggested that the bonds should not have any identifiers that could track down donors...
By Furquan Ameen in New Delhi


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