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Fresh CIC notice to political parties chiefs over RTI on finances

Economic Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
Jain, whose RTI queries regarding functioning and finances of political parties had remained unanswered, has named the then chiefs of the national parties in his complaint because in such proceedings the liability is of individual who was holding the ...
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There's no fun these days in Florida's political parties

Miami Herald - ‎May 27, 2016‎
This summer may be remembered not only for a blue moon and the welcome end to a bitter presidential primary, it may also mark the time America's century-old political parties went on life support. At the top of the ticket, both the Florida Democratic ...
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Across Europe, distrust of mainstream political parties is on the rise

The Guardian - ‎May 24, 2016‎
What is on the march across Europe may not be the far right, but distrust, disillusion, even full-scale rejection of the political establishment: in the first round of Austria's presidential elections, the centre-right and centre-left parties barely ...
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Muslim political parties: Loss to Muslims – Zafar Agha

The Siasat Daily - ‎6 hours ago‎
The consequence of Badruddin Ajmal's communal politics was that Hindu vote bank consolidated under the banner of BJP and 32% Muslim votes got shattered between Congress and Maulana Badruddin's Muslim party as a result of which, BJP assumed ...

Kachin State Political Parties Call For Policy on Natural-Resource Extraction

Radio Free Asia - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Political parties in northeastern Myanmar's Kachin state called on Thursday for the government to adopt a new policy on natural-resource extraction following a series of deadly accidents that have occurred in jade-mining areas in the largely ...

How does the ABC weigh coverage between political parties and issues?

ABC Online - ‎May 27, 2016‎
In addition to its general news and program coverage, the ABC provides free broadcast time to each of the major parties during a formal campaign period.
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Political parties condemn SABC 'censorship'

News24 - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Cape Town - Political parties on Friday condemned the South African Broadcasting Corporation's decision to limit the broadcasting of protests.
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Rare consensus as five political parties unite for Remain campaign

Belfast Telegraph - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Green Party councillor John Barry said there was a "rare outbreak of political consensus" on the issue. "It shows you that parties who fundamentally disagree on key issues have come to an agreement on one," he said. He added, for the Greens, worker and ...

Equip security agencies to stop inflow of illegal weapons – Parties to govt - ‎2 hours ago‎
The country's major political parties have appealed to government to better equip security agencies to stop the inflow of illegal weapons.
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Judge issues stay reinstating campaign contribution limits from political parties

Helena Independent Record - ‎May 26, 2016‎
The Attorney General's Office is "pleased that Judge Lovell agreed with our arguments and closed the political party contribution loophole. Hopefully this provides some predictability and stability for the current election cycle, giving legislators and ...

UPC calls for dialogue among political parties

New Vision - ‎May 26, 2016‎
The Uganda People's Congress (UPC) party has called for dialogue among political parties so as to preserve peace and cohesion.

Political parties set for June 2 by-election in Karachi's PS-106

DunyaNews Pakistan - ‎May 26, 2016‎
KARACHI (Dunya News) - Political parties are arranged for the big day June 2nd, the polling day for by-election in PS-106 constituency, reported Friday.

Tories take more than half of donations to political parties

Daily Mail - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Conservatives have received more in donations this year than all other political parties put together, figures showed. More than £6.7 million of the almost £12 million reported to the Electoral Commission between January and March went to the Tories.

Tax Havens: All political parties should support Evarist Bartolo's proposals – Civil Society

Malta Independent Online - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Civil Society Network said today that all political parties which believe in transparency and social justice should match their words with action and support Evarist Bartolo's proposals on tax havens.

Local View: Political parties becoming irrelevant as independents flex their muscle

Duluth News Tribune - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Calling the 2016 presidential election a political party pogrom may be an overstatement - but not by much. Consider what we've been observing: Both Democrats and Republicans struggled with relevance among their candidates, the media and their ...
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Ontario political parties want taxpayers to fund campaigns - ‎May 17, 2016‎
As Ontario's political parties move to limit the influence of big money in election campaigns, they're turning elsewhere for funding: the public purse.

Political parties need a deposit of almost half a million rand to contest all councils in the 2016 Elections

Times LIVE - ‎May 24, 2016‎
The Electoral Commission said political parties have until 17h00 on Thursday 2 June 2016 to submit their list of nominations for ward candidates‚ proportional representation candidates and district council candidates.

Democrats are gay, Republicans are rich: Our stereotypes of political parties are amazingly wrong

Washington Post - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Here's a quiz question for you: What percentage of Democrats identify as gay, lesbian or bisexual? Here's another: What percentage of Republicans make more than $250,000 a year?
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Patronage and Ethnic Divisions Hobble Sierra Leone's Political Parties

World Politics Review - ‎May 25, 2016‎
In late April, on Sierra Leone's independence day, police raided the headquarters of the opposition Sierra Leone People's Party, firing shots and arresting supporters. In an email interview, Jimmy Kandeh, a professor at the University of Richmond ...

NGO wants St Lucia political parties to state position on LGBT

Jamaica Observer - ‎May 25, 2016‎
CASTRIES, St Lucia (CMC) - The St Lucia-based Eastern Caribbean Alliance for Diversity and Equality (ECADE) is calling on political parties contesting the June 6 general election to state their position on issues relating to members of the lesbian, gay ...