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electoral bonds

Cong, Oppn raise electoral bonds issue in Rajya Sabha

The issue of electoral bonds has snowballed into a political flash point following reports based on a RTI response.

22 Nov 2019 2:09 PM

Govt should form scrutinising committee on electoral bonds: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury

Under the electoral bonds scheme, a donor can anonymously buy a bond and deposit it with the party of their choice.

22 Nov 2019 12:40 PM

Congress targets govt on poll bonds, SPG for Gandhis

The party alleged lack of transparency in electoral bonds and accused the Centre of “formalising governmental corruption” through this.

22 Nov 2019 1:49 AM

'Electoral bonds brought in honest money in politics': Piyush Goyal

Goyal further said that the BJP govt banned cash donations above Rs 2000 on EC's advice.

21 Nov 2019 8:42 PM

Disclose all details about electoral bonds before Parliament: Cong to govt

Describing electoral bonds as a 'political bribery scheme', the Oppn party said it was a scam that tarnished image of the Indian democracy.

20 Nov 2019 3:58 PM


Name donors, give fund details: Supreme Court

The court, however, refused to stay the scheme in the middle of national election.

13 Apr 2019 1:44 AM

Transparency in political funding must: Cong hails SC’s electoral bonds order

Chaturvedi alleged that BJP, which came to power by promising to bring in transparency in the system, has done nothing towards it.

12 Apr 2019 2:03 PM

No stay on electoral bonds, parties to submit details of donations by May 30: SC

Parties have to submit the details of payment received on each bond, amount received and all other details of the donations.

12 Apr 2019 11:02 AM

Supreme Court verdict on electoral bonds today

Attorney general K.K Venugopal had submitted that the electoral bonds scheme will curb black money in elections.

12 Apr 2019 5:20 AM

SC to take up electoral bond matter on April 10

Prashant Bhushan alleged that 95% electoral bonds sold so far to the tune of Rs 2,000 crore have been in favour of the BJP.

06 Apr 2019 5:52 AM


Sale of electoral bonds skyrocket by 62 pc in election year: RTI reply

This year in January and March State Bank on India has sold Electoral Bonds worth Rs 1716.05 crore, the RTI response said.

02 Apr 2019 12:27 PM

Sale of electoral bonds in 3 tranches from March: Finance Ministry

The electoral bonds will be valid for 15 calendar days from the date of issue and no payment will be made to any payee political party.

28 Feb 2019 3:38 PM

3rd tranche of electoral bonds sale from May 1: Finance ministry

Electoral bonds are being pitched as an alternative to cash donations made to political parties.

24 Apr 2018 4:16 PM

Electoral Bonds have serial numbers but are not accessible to anyone

Electoral bonds, which are used to make anonymous political donations, carry a serial number as part of in built security feature.

17 Apr 2018 7:00 PM

Electoral bonds won’t lead to fairer politics

The way the bonds are being introduced for political contributions cannot help in making political funding more transparent.

16 Oct 2017 4:40 AM


Cap on political funding: Govt finalising electoral bonds scheme

Proposed bonds will resemble a promissory note and not an interest-paying debt instrument.

29 Sep 2017 11:13 AM

Govt wants cleaner money for political parties: Jaitley

Finance Minister had capped anonymous cash donations to political parties at Rs 2,000 in budget.

22 Jul 2017 5:17 PM

Govt to reveal electoral bonds scheme soon: Jaitley

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29 May 2017 10:03 AM