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Can poll manifestos be legally binding, asks Venkaiah Naidu

Naidu said that political parties should meet, think about this seriously and then move forward in the larger interest of the country

06 Apr 2022 12:50 AM

Mohan Guruswamy | Anti-defection law and inner-party democracy

Political parties are extra or non-constitutional arrangements to organise people on the basis of shared ideas, interests or philosophies

01 Mar 2022 6:48 AM

Political parties should set example, avoid gatherings: CM Uddhav Thackeray

We should set an example for people by observing discipline, said Thackeray, who heads the Sena

07 Sep 2021 8:54 PM

Political ad spend on Facebook, Google tops Rs 53 crore

Ad spend on Google, YouTube, and partner properties since February 19 stood at Rs 27.36 crore with 14,837 ads.

19 May 2019 2:47 PM

2019 LS poll will see more money, violence, hatred: Ex-CEC

Former CEC T S Krishnamurthy, however, expressed confidence that the EC was capable of facing the challenges.

08 Mar 2019 2:18 PM

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Slash cap on anonymous donations to parties from Rs 20,000 to Rs 2000: EC asks govt

There is no constitutional or statutory prohibition on receipt of anonymous donations by political parties.

17 Oct 2018 6:25 PM

Political parties raise suspicion on EC when competition is tough: OP Rawat

It will be completely ensured that no duplicate voter cast vote in the upcoming elections, Rawat added.

18 Sep 2018 6:40 PM

Campaign started to include kids’ issues in poll agenda

Children’s issues may, for the first time, make into the election manifestos of political parties in 2019 Parliamentary polls.

03 Sep 2018 12:13 AM

Omar Abdullah meets CM, calls for ‘unity’ against BJP

Blames BJP for deteriorating situation in J&K.

28 Jul 2018 6:15 AM

Flawed understanding, flawed logic

A political party is, first of all, a voluntary association of people who believe in a particular ideology or a particular view of social change.

03 Jun 2018 12:41 AM

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BJP richest of all national parties, Cong features second on list: report

BJP and Congress have declared donations/ contributions as one of their three main sources of income.

11 Apr 2018 9:27 AM

Need to curb funds’ misuse by parties

Civil society and its many think tanks have not exerted enough to provide effective and realistic measures.

08 Apr 2018 4:41 AM

Can’t bar convicted leaders from heading political parties: Govt

At present the Election Commission has the power only to recognise a political party but not to de-recognise it for various reasons.

22 Mar 2018 2:04 AM

'True democratic spirit' necessary for country's future, says Modi

The country is not much aware of the practice of democracy within parties and the media should turn its attention to it, Modi said.

28 Oct 2017 7:22 PM

Triple talaq: Political parties welcome SC verdict, call it historic win

The SC verdict grants equality to Muslim women and is a powerful measure for women empowerment, Modi said.

22 Aug 2017 1:49 PM

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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

Venkaiah: Cong's decision to boycott GST launch is 'unfortunate'

Congress declared on Thursday that it will not be attending the launch of the Goods and Services Tax on June 30.

30 Jun 2017 10:48 AM

GST midnight launch, a starry affair: here's a list of attendees

The midnight GST launch will see big names like Amitabh Bachchan, Ratan Tata grace the occasion.

30 Jun 2017 10:21 AM

Jaitley urges parties to 'broaden shoulders and own up' GST decision

Jaitley’s plea comes amid reports of political parties like Congress, Trinamool Congress and CPI boycotting the GST launch.

29 Jun 2017 6:16 PM

Naidu urges political parties to not politicise GST

He also said the long-term effects of the GST will be highly beneficial for the economy but it may have initial negative effects.

29 Jun 2017 5:51 PM

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