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electoral bonds

AA Edit | Poll bonds: Be transparent

Questioning the Electoral Bond Scheme: A Betrayal of Democratic Principles

21 Apr 2024 11:56 PM

Sanjeev Ahluwalia | Course corrections vital to steer India’s ship of state

A look at the symbiotic relationship between big business, electoral funding, and government policies.

13 Apr 2024 12:36 AM

AA Edit | Poll funds: FM breath of fresh air

Finance Minister's revelation about lacking personal funds for election campaign highlights the staggering costs of Indian elections.

28 Mar 2024 11:55 PM

AA Edit | Only probe can establish facts of murky poll bond sales

Supreme Court strikes down electoral bond scheme, revealing potential violations, sparking calls for court-monitored investigation.

27 Mar 2024 12:05 AM

Shobhaa De | Dream Man CJI, Lottery King and a missing royal

Exploring the Phenomenon of India's CJI D.Y. Chandrachud Fandom

23 Mar 2024 12:16 AM


Rs 8,251 cr worth electoral bonds were encashed by BJP, says SBI

The Congress got Rs 1,952 crore, and Trinamul Congress Rs 1,705 crore

22 Mar 2024 1:29 AM

AA Edit | SBI can no longer avoid full disclosure on bonds

Supreme Court admonishes SBI's reluctance, demands transparency in electoral bond disclosure

20 Mar 2024 12:05 AM

‘Reveal details by March 21’: SC hauls up SBI once again

The bench said there was “no manner of doubt that SBI is required to make complete disclosure of all details” which are in its possession

19 Mar 2024 1:23 AM

EC Makes New Electoral Bonds Data Public

According to the latest dataset released by the EC, the BJP is the biggest beneficiary of the electoral bonds scheme

18 Mar 2024 2:08 AM

AA Edit | State Bank should have shared all info on bonds

Supreme Court's Directive Forces SBI to Disclose Electoral Bond Information, Yet Transparency Remains a Challenge

16 Mar 2024 3:22 AM


3,346 bonds go missing in SBI files?

SBI informed apex court about 22,217 transactions, but discloses 18,871 purchases to EC

16 Mar 2024 1:53 AM

SC pulls up SBI for not sharing serial numbers

The unique alphanumeric numbers will help identify the buyers of the electoral bonds and the parties that encashed them

16 Mar 2024 1:36 AM

SBI: 22,217 electoral bonds purchased

The apex court had also directed the EC to publish the details shared by the bank on its official website by 5 pm on March 15

14 Mar 2024 1:47 AM

SC firmly orders SBI to give EC bond info

The bench also directed the Election Commission to publish the details shared by the bank on its official website by 5 pm on March 15

12 Mar 2024 1:13 AM

AA Edit | SC Acts Firm with SBI over Electoral Bonds

SC declaring electoral bonds scheme unconstitutional is a major step towards introducing transparency in election funding in India

12 Mar 2024 12:06 AM


Aakar Patel | SC bonds ruling a reminder how weak India’s key institutions are

India's electoral bonds declared illegal; a rare victory against authoritarianism

20 Feb 2024 12:30 AM

Sanjaya Baru | The bond of wealth, power: SC verdict won’t end nexus

Supreme Court's verdict on electoral bonds aims for transparency but the nexus between wealth & political power persists in Indian democracy

19 Feb 2024 12:05 AM

Supreme Court junks electoral bonds over secrecy

Orders disclosure of donors, amount, recipients by March 13; petitioners say it is a big boost to democracy

16 Feb 2024 1:42 AM

Bonds were part of poll reforms: BJP

The BJP sought to downplay the verdict, urging respect for the judiciary and accusing Opposition parties of politicising the issue

16 Feb 2024 12:29 AM

AA Edit | Electoral bond scheme was bound to fail test of probity

Supreme Court quashes electoral bonds, deeming them opaque and undemocratic, highlighting the need for transparent political funding.

16 Feb 2024 12:02 AM