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Luxury resorts: A key stopover on road to topple governmentsThe focus is back on resort ...

Deccan Herald 26 Jun 2022
The rebel MLAs of the Congress and JD(S) and the BJP legislators played resort politics that involved staying in luxurious hotels on the outskirts of Bengaluru and Mumbai amid what came to be known as 'Operation Lotus' that saw the coalition government led by former Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy being ousted ... Indian Politics.
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Tory donor and Vladimir Putin associate facing forgery charges in Luxembourg

The Observer 26 Jun 2022
It has been reported in D’Lëtzebuerger Land, a Luxembourg weekly political journal, that investigators have examined transfers of hundreds of thousands of pounds between the former operations of Lotus in the UK, a Luxembourg football club and a Hong Kong-based investment company ... They said he was not committed to any one political party.
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Exploited in a crisis: why are Sri Lankans getting on boats bound for Australia?

The Observer 26 Jun 2022
The surge in the number of boats leaving Sri Lanka loaded with passengers began before Australia’s election and change of government in May, as concurrent economic, social and political crises have brought the country to the brink of collapse ... They have no clue about the change in government or the politics there.”.
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Richard Wolfe: Mitch and Nancy: A tale of two styles

Cheyboygan Daily Tribune 26 Jun 2022
Mitch McConnell is frequently caricatured as a turtle. But he’s not slow. He may walk slowly, but the man is 80 years old, and one leg was ravaged by polio when he was just 2. He is, inarguably, one the savviest political operatives of the past century ... 2016 election ... politics are not, as the old saw goes, just puppies and pancakes ... On Feb ... More ... .
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Repealing tax relief in CT: Same as a tax increase, or just bad policy?

The CT Mirror 26 Jun 2022
State government budgets operate in two-year cycles, and legislators often use biennial totals — particularly when it’s politically advantageous to make a number sound larger ... “I think it’s a political stunt, in large measure,” Looney said ... Republicans fire back that when it comes to political stunts and taxes, Democrats wrote the book.
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Straight-talking rail union boss proves he’s no puppet

Irish Independent 26 Jun 2022
... exposing all these strata of society in the relaxed style of a London cabbie chatting to his passengers about Tottenham Hotspur, he showed up that entire class of operators in politics and the media who proceed on the basis these great issues have been settled a long time ago.
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Election 2022: Hochul's first hurdle on quest for historic win is challenge from Democratic wings

The Buffalo News 26 Jun 2022
Cuomo sat atop his party as undisputed king, micromanaging state politics and preparing to run for a fourth term. But his resignation and fall from grace 10 months ago has changed party dynamics as well as New York's political landscape ... Cuomo's political operation unsuccessfully tried to replace her on the ticket in early 2018.
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Israel to demand US funding of its laser weapons during Biden’s visit

Press TV 26 Jun 2022
According to the report, the Israeli regime has long been seeking the additional US funding for its laser capabilities, which “are not tied directly into a recently-announced regional air defense network, although it is possible that if such a system is made operational, it would be exported down the line.”.
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Great paradox of Article 16 incident is that it gave the NI Protocol some breathing space

Belfast Telegraph 26 Jun 2022
Tomorrow, MPs will vote for the first time on the legislation which would shred most of the Northern Ireland Protocol ... Daily Headlines & Evening Telegraph Newsletter ... Enter email address ... Unionist consent has been destroyed, unionist politics has gone haywire — and the protocol is never going to be operable as envisaged.” ... It didn’t work ... Most Read ... .
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Great paradox of Article 16 incident is that it gave the protocol some breathing space

Irish Independent 26 Jun 2022
Unionist consent has been destroyed, unionist politics has gone haywire — and the protocol is never going to be operable as envisaged.”EU figures make a similar point, albeit from an opposing perspective.They say the protocol was coming to be accepted by the end of ...
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Lawmakers say widespread political donations made addressing Epic issues difficult

Longview News-Journal 26 Jun 2022
The operators of Epic Charter Schools and their backers have continued to promote and protect their political interests at the state Capitol by donating to candidates as law enforcement and state auditor’s investigations have been underway ... The operators of Oklahoma’s rapidly ...
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Summer reading: the 50 hottest new books for a great escape

The Observer 26 Jun 2022
Herron is on playful form in the eighth outing for his ragtag gang of demoted MI5 operatives. The Russians are still playing dirty, and a member of a thinktank goes missing, in a skewering of political cynicism and incompetence that features a familiar eminence grise at the heart of government.
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Maha crisis: BJP, Congress engage in war of words in Karnataka

The Siasat Daily 25 Jun 2022
Amid high voltage political drama playing out in Maharashtra, politicians in Karnataka attached to the ruling BJP and the opposition Congress are engaged in war of words ... There are no sages in politics, Minister Murugesh Nirani said. Opposition leader Siddaramaiah slammed BJP and said that ‘Operation Lotus’ is a dangerous development.
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Nepotism behind Shinde rise

Deccan Chronicle 25 Jun 2022
In an ideal world, where all political parties and politicians operate only for an ideology, horses would be found only in stables, nepotism would have no place in political parties and perfect democracy would be reflected in every aspect of life ... Most rebels end by the wayside of political reality.
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Modi ji didn't do drama... didn't ask ministers to sit on dharna: Shah on Godhra ...

Deccan Herald 25 Jun 2022
Shah also dismissed the criticism against state police and officials saying that the allegations against them were politically motivated ... It dismissed Tehelka's sting operation because when the footage before and after it came to light, it was found that the sting operation was politically motivated," he added.
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