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November 2, 2023
The Supreme Court has reserved judgement on petitions opposing the electoral bonds scheme. It observed: “There are ways and means for the ruling party to get information about contributions to the Opposition… It is easier for the party or person in power to get the information. The Opposition is at a disadvantage to question your donations, but the ruling party is not.” Earlier, the Chief Justice of India had observed that bonds can be used for trading political favours.
Contrary to the government’s claims that electoral bonds make political donations more transparent, a deep dive into the data indicates that that not only did the share
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