Saturday, April 20, 2024

Topic: Electoral bonds

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.

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.

Election Commission updates electoral bonds data received from political parties

On Sunday, The Election Commission uploaded electoral bonds data received from political parties that it had given to the Supreme Court in sealed covers in November....

Fact Check: Amit Shah’s electoral bond figures found inaccurate

Union Home Minister Amit Shah recently addressed the India Today Conclave. However, his remarks on electoral bonds contradicted public data. The total amount for electoral bonds quoted by Shah was Rs. 20,000 crore, whereas ECI data indicated Rs. 12,000 crore.