Friday, June 14, 2024

Topic: electoral bond

Electoral bonds: UP company gave Rs 10 crore to BJP four weeks after bagging contract for Kashmir tunnel

In December 2019, months after Kashmir had been stripped of its special status under the Constitution and statehood, Lucknow-based infrastructure firm Apco Infratech Private Limited secured a contract in the Kashmir Valley to build a tunnel, and less than four weeks after receiving the go-ahead for the project, the firm donated 10 crores to the BJP through electoral bonds.

Election Commission publishes electoral bond data, this time with bond numbers; Here is full data

The State Bank of India (SBI) has released all information related to the electoral bond scheme, including the unique numbers, to the Election Commission of India (ECI) on Thursday.

Electoral Bonds: A game theoretic enquiry into who gains at whose cost?

Shirin Akhter and Vijender Singh Chauhan The debate around electoral bonds in India has brought to the fore a pressing concern within India's politico-economic framework:...

Union govt forced SBI to accept expired bonds before 2018 Karnataka polls: Report

The Union government forced State Bank of India to accept expired electoral bonds before the 2018 Karnataka elections, Reporters’ Collective reported citing new disclosures by the Election Commission.

SBI must provide all details on electoral bonds without being selective: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Monday asked why the State Bank of India (SBI) did not provide “all details” of electoral bonds while hearing the pleas related to the disclosure of unique alphanumeric numbers in compliance of its directions.

Firm that built collapsed Uttarkashi tunnel bought Rs 55 crore electoral bonds 6 months after tax raids

Navayuga Engineering Company Limited, the builder of the Silkyara-Barkot tunnel in Uttarakhand where 41 workers were trapped for 17 days, purchased electoral bonds worth Rs 30 crore six months after an Income Tax Department raid, as per data shared by SBI and Project Electoral Bond, an investigative journalism project.