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The politics of money

The role of money in politics is an issue everyone has an opinion about despite having none of the facts. The reason quite simply is that political funding in India is opaque and thus unobservable, despite the enhanced scrutiny of candidates' expenditures exerted by the Election Commission. Political funding in India does not lack transparency. It has

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