Poll Expenses

  • Black money may account for 1/3rd of Rs 30k crore poll expenses 01-04-2014 06:07 PM

    As general elections draw closer, 'unaccounted money' may account for over one-third of total Rs 30,000 crore estimated to be spent on these polls, a study says. The estimated Rs 30,000 crore total spending -- which includes official estimates for elections as also unaccounted money spent by parties and their...
  • Now, social media publicity expenditure in poll expense ambit too 13-02-2014 05:59 PM

    Candidates contesting the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections will now also have to reveal the expenditure incurred for publicity on social networking sites, an official said on Thursday. This follows a decision by the Election Commission of India (ECI) to bring social media and websites under the ambit of publicity tools...
  • MP: EC to monitor daily expenses of assembly poll candidates 10-09-2013 03:02 PM

    An election expenses monitoring system would be set up to monitor day-to-day poll expenses of candidates during Assembly polls to be held in Madhya Pradesh this year. The Election Commission has asked candidates to maintain a daily account of their election expenses and the details would have to be presented...
  • Will reply to EC notice on poll expense on July 6: Munde 01-07-2013 10:26 PM

    Beed: Senior BJP leader Gopinath Munde, who courted a controversy over his poll spending remark said he would reply to the show cause notice served on him by the Election Commission on the issue on July 6. "I will reply to the Election Commission's notice on July 6... I will...