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
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
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
Goyal further said that the BJP govt banned cash donations above Rs 2000 on EC's advice.
21 Nov 2019 8:42 PM
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
The court, however, refused to stay the scheme in the middle of national election.
13 Apr 2019 1:44 AM
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
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
Attorney general K.K Venugopal had submitted that the electoral bonds scheme will curb black money in elections.
12 Apr 2019 5:20 AM
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
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
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
Electoral bonds are being pitched as an alternative to cash donations made to political parties.
24 Apr 2018 4:16 PM
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
The way the bonds are being introduced for political contributions cannot help in making political funding more transparent.
16 Oct 2017 4:40 AM
Proposed bonds will resemble a promissory note and not an interest-paying debt instrument.
29 Sep 2017 11:13 AM
Finance Minister had capped anonymous cash donations to political parties at Rs 2,000 in budget.
22 Jul 2017 5:17 PM
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29 May 2017 10:03 AM