93% of contributions to parties from corporates: Report
Tuesday, July 9, 2019, 3:39 PM
About 93% of the total voluntary contributions above Rs.20,000 received by the six national political parties between 2016-17 and 2017-18 came from corporates and business houses, a report says. The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) got the major chunk Rs.915.59 crore from 1,731 corporate donors from the total Rs.1,059 crore these parties received, reveals the report released by the Association for Democratic Reforms(ADR) on Tuesday.
Kathua rape victim's father duped of donation money
Friday, April 12, 2019, 4:16 PM
A year since the rape and murder of a child in Rassana came to light, worries of the adoptive father are far from over. Donation money has been siphoned off from his bank account by anonymous people and he remains isolated from former neighbours in the village. Leaders who approached him initially, are nowhere to be found now.
In 11 Days, Saibaba Temple In Shirdi Gets Rs. 14.54 Crore Donation
Thursday, January 3, 2019, 3:21 PM
The famous Saibaba temple at Shirdi in Maharashtra received donations worth Rs. 14.54 crore over the 11-day period starting before Christmas and ending on the New Year day, an official said. Nearly 9.5 devotees from different parts of the country and abroad visited the Saibaba temple, located at Shirdi town in Ahmednagar district, during the 11-day period, said the source.