Political Parties in India

March 27, 2016

Regulatory Framework on Political Parties in India

In the constitution, the only reference to political parties is found in the 10th schedule (disqualification). Framing and administering the rules for political parties comes under EC.  EC has the ultimate power to register or deny the registration of any…

March 27, 2016

Election finance reforms in India

Major issues concerned with the Election finance reforms include - Limits on political contributions and party and candidate expenditure; disclosure norms and requirements; and State funding of elections.  These issues are governed by RoPA, the Conduct of Election Rules, 1961; Companies Act, 2013; Income Tax Act, 1961; Foreign…