Electoral Bond Current Affairs, GK & News

Data on Sale of Electoral Bonds

Mumbai sold the highest number an electoral bonds since the scheme was launched five years ago. What are the key findings of the data on electoral bond sales? In terms of numbers and value, Mumbai, Kolkata, and Hyderabad sold the most electoral bonds since the scheme was introduced in 2018. A total of some Rs.10,700 ..

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Amendment in Electoral Bonds Scheme

The Electoral Bond Scheme has been amended by the Indian Government. What are the changes made in the scheme? The Union Finance Ministry issued a notification amending the Electoral Bonds Scheme to allow the sale of electoral bonds for extra 15 days in the year of general elections to the Legislative Assembly of States and ..

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19th Tranche of Electoral Bonds Approved

Central government approved the issuance of 19th tranche of electoral bonds on December 31, 2021, ahead of assembly elections in five states. Highlights Sale of electoral bonds will be open from January 1 to 10, 2022. State Bank of India (SBI) has been authorised to issue and encash the bonds through its 29 Authorized Branches. ..

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SC directs political parties to furnish receipts of electoral bonds in to EC

The Supreme Court has directed all political parties to furnish details about the receipts of electoral bonds in a sealed cover to the Election Commission. Electoral Bond Scheme The government had notified the Electoral Bond Scheme 2018 on January 2, 2018. As per provisions of the Electoral Bond scheme, electoral bonds may be purchased by ..

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