Sunday, 23 January, 2022
TopicElectoral bonds

Topic: electoral bonds

Haridwar ‘Dharam Sansad’ with calls to ‘kill Muslims’ can’t be dismissed as fringe anymore

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Cash-mukt Congress soon? Data shows leadership crisis is not party’s only problem since 2014

Congress had the most funding between 2004 and 2013-14. But since Modi came to power, BJP has got 400% more funding than the opposition party.

Electoral bonds worth Rs 3,429 cr redeemed in 2019-20, over 87% received by 4 parties: ADR

The poll rights body said national parties that received the maximum income from donations or contributions include BJP, Congress, AITC, CPM and CPI.

Modi vs Mamata 2024 is an interesting idea but its time hasn’t yet come

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SC dismisses plea seeking stay on further sale of electoral bonds ahead of assembly polls

In its plea, the Association for Democratic Reforms claimed further sale of electoral bonds would increase illegal and illicit funding of political parties through shell companies.

SC has let itself and Indian democracy down by its pusillanimity on electoral bonds

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4 pleas, 15 dates and an interim order — electoral bond case hangs fire in SC for over 3 yrs

The scheme has been challenged on the ground that it legalises anonymous funding of political parties. But Centre says it’s meant to eradicate black money.

10 reasons why the Supreme Court is looking like a court of ‘trivial pursuits’

In episode 622 of #CutTheClutter, ThePrint’s Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta lists 10 important cases the top court should have heard in the last few years.

Don’t remember electoral bonds case, says Rajya Sabha MP & former CJI Ranjan Gogoi

In a TV interview, Justice Gogoi said the same people who had hailed him after the four SC judges’ 2018 press conference now called him a ‘rotten apple’.

These parties don’t have a fixed symbol but still got cash through electoral bonds

In its latest affidavit in the Supreme Court, EC says as many as 70 registered unrecognised parties received funds via electoral bonds since 2017.

On Camera

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File photo of students protesting against the reservation in Bandra | Representational image | ANI Photo

Indian drawing room talk on ‘merit’ stands demolished by Supreme Court NEET ruling

Supreme Court's explanation on the constitutional validity of OBC quota in NEET rejects commonly held views of dominant castes who are blind to India's social realities.
A visual representation of the digital Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin alongside US dollars | Photo: Dan Kitwood | Getty Images via Bloomberg

Joe Biden administration set to put itself at centre of US cryptocurrency policy

An executive order is being drafted which will soon set in place a govt strategy empowering US federal agencies to assess risks and opportunities posed by the digital assets.

Defence

German Navy chief Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schonbach | Twitter: @chiefdeunavy

China ‘not that nice country’, giving money to dictators & killers: German Navy chief in India

Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schonbach later issued a clarification, saying comments were his 'personal view' and not German defence ministry's, and expressing them was a 'mistake'.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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