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Regional political parties got Rs 108 crore in donations above Rs 20k

Regional political parties got Rs 108 crore in donations above Rs 20k

Section 29C of the Representation of People Act, 1951 mandates that political parties submit their contribution details in excess of Rs 20,000 to the Election Commission.

Administrator: Nightclub shooting fund up to USD 23 million

The administrator of a USD 23 million fund of donations for survivors and family members of the shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando.

BJP received donations from firms exporting buffalo meat

BJP received Rs 2.50 crore in donations from companies exporting buffalo meat landing them in criticism for duplicity.

BJP received donations from firms exporting buffalo meat

BJP received Rs 2.50 crore in donations from companies exporting buffalo meat landing them in criticism for duplicity.

World's most Good Samaritans are in India

The Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) report found that more than 334 million Indians as Good Samaritans helped a stranger.

Black money: SIT for donations to colleges, charities through cheque

The SIT on black money has suggested measures to ensure donations by cheques to prevent black money generation in education sector, religious bodies and charities, and sought prosecution of those donating and accepting unaccounted money under anti-corruption law.

HDFC Bank sets Guinness record in blood collection

The blood donation camp organised by HDFC Bank on December 6, 2013 involving 61,902 participants has found a place in Guinness Book of Records as the largest such drive on a single day.

Vedanta cuts political donations in India by half

Donations by mining conglomerate Vedanta Resources to Indian political parties were cut by half to USD 0.97 million (over Rs 5 crore) in 2012-13.