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SC adjourns petition seeking probe into allegations by BV Acharya

New Delhi, July 25: A petition seeking an investigation into the autobiography written by senior advocate, B V Acharya has been adjourned by the Supreme Court. 62 more words

Vicky Nanjappa

Supreme Court issues notice to Vijay Mallya on contempt plea

New Delhi, July 25: The Supreme Court on Monday issued notices to liquor baron Vijay Mallya over a contempt petition alleging that he had failed to disclose his assets. 41 more words

Vicky Nanjappa

AgustaWestland: CBI back on money trail as info comes in from 3 countries

New Delhi, July 26: After a brief lull, the tempo in the AgustaWestland probe will pick up with the agencies planning on undertaking another round of questioning of the suspects. 27 more words

Vicky Nanjappa

Public matching funding of election campaigns is crucial

This is the fourth in a series on Money in Politics. We’ve looked at the way that our present system of campaign finance results in our being fleeced by businesses that use laws and regulations to protect them from competition and from lawsuits. 513 more words

Trump is a unique threat to American democracy -- Washington Post Editorial

Donald J. Trump, until now a Republican problem, this week became a challenge the nation must confront and overcome. The real estate tycoon is uniquely unqualified to serve as president, in experience and temperament.

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If Comic-Con wasn't held in San Diego --

— folks would be in real trouble if it were held in North Carolina.

Hat tip to Ian Bremmer.


Corbyn has no mates... in the lobbying business

by Tamasin Cave, for Spinwatch

There couldn’t be a more stark illustration of what is wrong with our current political system – and why Jeremy Corbyn might break the mould – than this: the UK’s commercial lobbyists are in a huff because, for once (in the last 20 years, at least), they don’t have privileged access to the new Labour leader. 729 more words