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Latest Articles in electoral bonds

Centre Approves Sale Of Electoral Bonds Ahead Of Gujarat, Himachal Elections

The issuance of the 23rd tranche of electoral bonds will begin from 9 November and end on 15 November, 2022

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Supreme Court To Hear Electoral Bonds Case On September 19

The batch of petitions against the scheme argued that it is against the Constitution as it entrenched opacity and took away the right to freedom of speech and expression of the electorate. The right to freedom of speech and expression under Article 19(1)(a) of the Constitution also included the right to informed consent of the voter.

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Government Approves Sale Of Electoral Bonds from July 1-10

State Bank of India (SBI), in the 21st phase of sale, has been authorised to issue and encash electoral bonds through its 29 authorised branches with effect from July 1 to July 10, the finance ministry said in a statement

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Supreme Court To Hear Plea Challenging Electoral Bond Scheme For Political Parties

A bench comprising Chief Justice NV Ramana and Justices Krishna Murari and Hima Kohli took note of the submissions of lawyer Prashant Bhushan, appearing for PIL petitioner NGO, 'Association for Democratic Reforms', that the issue was "critical" and needed an urgent hearing

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Govt Approves 17th Tranche Of Electoral Bonds; Sale Opens On July 1

The sale of the first batch of electoral bonds took place from March 1-10, 2018. The 16th tranche of bond sale took place from April 1-10, 2021.

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Govt Approves Issuance Of Electoral Bonds From April 1-10

An electoral bond will be valid for 15 days from the date of issue. No payment would be made to any payee political party if the bond is deposited after expiry of the validity period, as per the statement.

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SC Dismisses Pleas To Stay Sale Of Electoral Bonds Ahead Of Assembly Polls

While reserving its order on the NGOs' applications, the apex court on March 24 had flagged the issue of possible misuse of funds received through electoral bonds by political parties for illegal purposes like terrorism.

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SC Dismisses Plea To Stay Sale Of Electoral Bonds Ahead Of Assembly Polls

A bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde declined to stay sale of the electoral bonds as sought in the application moved by the NGO, Association for Democratic Reforms.

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