Sunday, 27 November, 2022
TopicElectoral trusts

Topic: electoral trusts

Now we know who is behind the massive funding gap between BJP and Congress: the corporates

BJP’s rise in capturing more than 80 per cent of total donations and Congress’s decline are linked to how they tapped corporate money.

Prudent is India’s biggest political funding trust and it’s backed by Bharti Enterprises

Prudent, earlier known as Satya, drew in Rs 283.73 crore in corporate donations in 2016-17, and contributed over Rs 252 crore of it to the BJP alone.

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Apple revolutionised smartwatch. Then came the budget wave and more—AmazFit, Fitbit to Samsung

The Fitbit Versa 4 and Sense 2 are good options for fitness fiends who want a smartwatch for fitness tracking only, while Garmin is great for extreme sports enthusiasts.
Representative image | Reuters

GameFi is revolutionising global NFT market. Here’s how crypto regulations could shape it

GameFi is the intersection of gaming and finance in an environment driven by use of blockchain, non-fungible tokens and smart contracts.

Defence

Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.