Established in 1999 by a group of professors from the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Ahmedabad, Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) has been conducting multiple projects aimed at increasing transparency and accountability in the political and ... catchnews.com, 1 month ago
Generation of black money has to end: Jagdeep Chhokar - Business Standard, 2 months ago
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It needs little argument to hold that the heart of the Parliamentary system is free and fair elections periodically held, based on adult franchise…, the Supreme Court said in 1977. Given the diversity of the electorate and the enormity of ...Hindustan Times, 1 week ago
Justice AP Shah has written a letter to the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT), urging it to request a CBI investigation into the Sahara-Birla payoff papers. This is the same case in which Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been accused of accepting bribes ...catchnews.com, 1 week ago
The country's election funding process needs to be reviewed and it should be mandated that corporate donations to political parties be made only in non-cash modes of payment, according to the industry body FICCI. This suggestion comes even as Prime ...The Hindu, 2 weeks ago
In an ongoing debate on eradicating corruption and bringing in greater transparency in political funding, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar have come in support of the Election Commission (EC) for reducing the limit ...Financial Express, 1 month ago
Consider this. A person donates Rs 15,000 of his black money, in invalidated Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 currency notes, to a political party and the party deposits the currency in its bank account claiming that the donation was made before November 8. Soon ...Bloomberg-Quint, 1 month ago
EC also recommends that exemption of income tax should only be extended to political parties that contest elections and win seats in Lok Sabha or assembly polls New Delhi: Amid an ongoing debate seeking greater transparency on political funding, the ...Livemint.com, 1 month ago
Provided by Indian Express ON JULY 5, 2004, the then Chief Election Commissioner (CEC), T S Krishna Murthy, wrote a 26-page letter to then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, asking the government to, among other things, bring about transparency in ...MSN News US, 1 month ago 12 years after he red-flagged political funding, ex-CEC says nothing has changed Indian Express, 1 month ago
New Delhi: Experts told News18 that the Finance Ministry's statement that political parties depositing old notes in the bank will not face scrutiny from tax authorities can now allow them into 'authorised' conduit for people who want to launder ...News18.com, 1 month ago
If one were to go entirely by the annual reports by political parties of contributions and donations received for financial year 2015-16 in excess of Rs.20,000, filed with the Election Commission of India (ECI), then one could consider some as ...Afternoon Despatch & Courier, 1 month ago
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