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Cleaning up the system with a transparent mechanism for political funding. Credit:  AJEnglish, FLickr CC BY 2.0

Time to Institutionalise Funding of Political Parties

If election funds are collected from corporates and high net worth individuals through a cess which is put in a common pool and administered by the Election Commission, direct deal making between political parties and big business houses can be minimised. This, by itself, would be a major reform.