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Former FBI deputy director's GoFundMe for legal defense raises over $250k in 6 hours

It's been a pretty strange year for politics. It's even stranger now that major political figures are crowdfunding their legal fees.  A GoFundMe stetup by "Friends of Andrew McCabe" launched Thursday to pay for the former FBI deputy director's
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Game of politics: Sealing drive in Delhi is showing no signs of ending

From: Buisness-standard By Aditi Phadnis Recommended by: business-standard Trying to understand what is happening in Delhi is like wading in a sea of abbreviations.Three zones of the MCD (Municipal Corporation of Delhi) are
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Modi govt's reluctance to do reforms has added to its political woes

From: Buisness-standard By Mihir S Sharma Recommended by: business-standard One year from now, India will be in the middle of what is likely to be a fiercely contested general election campaign — if, that is, the elections are
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Move over, Eminem. Stormzy just delivered the politically charged freestyle of the year.

Stormzy is one of the hottest grime artists in the UK. Live at the Brit Awards on Wednesday night, he took aim at Prime Minister Theresa May for her response to the Grenfell Tower fire that killed 71 people. The 24-year-old winner of both Album of
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Emma Gonzalez has no time for NRA-funded politics. 'We call BS,' she screamed.

Remember the name Emma Gonzalez. She surely has many more speeches to come. In the aftermath of last week's shooting in Parkland, Florida, the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School senior and survivor stepped up during an anti-gun rally to deliver a
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Is GST connected to equity taxation?

From: Buisness-standard By Mahesh Nandurkar Recommended by: business-standard A lot has been said about whether capital gains taxes on equities will be raised in the upcoming Budget. The common response from the fund management
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The politics of media metrics override its robustness as a measure

From: Buisness-standard By Vanita Kohli-Khandekar Recommended by: business-standard “HT rubbishes TOI’s claims” says the mailer sent out last week. It claims that on the metric that matters, Average Issue Readership (AIR),
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Why I, a politics nerd, will never watch a Trump State of the Union

Tonight, Donald Trump gives his first State of the Union address — a moment in history, a milestone in America's most bizarre presidency. And the only way I will watch this, or any future State of the Union that Trump may give, is if a goon
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Electoral bonds will not solve transparency issues in political funding: CEC

From: Hindustan Times Recommended by: Hindustan times Chief Election Commissioner A K Joti’s remarks come nearly eights months after the EC had told a parliamentary committee that electoral bonds introduced by the government is a “

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