World News Day: Secret policing? Finding hidden numbers on Indian electoral bonds | The Quint

The electoral bonds scheme was introduced by the Government of India in 2018, claiming it would give anonymity to political donors and reduce their use of black money to make their political donations. In reality, the scheme turned out to be a method of secret policing by the Government to slyly keep track of donors to opposition parties. Find out about how The Quint discovered this controversial feature, which led to a Public Interest Litigation being filed in India’s Supreme Court.

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