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Vedanta cuts political donations in India by half

Last Updated: Sunday, March 30, 2014, 13:31

Donations by mining conglomerate Vedanta Resources to Indian political parties were cut by half to USD 0.97 million (over Rs 5 crore) in 2012-13.

Political donations made through trust: Aditya Birla Group

Last Updated: Friday, December 06, 2013, 19:37

The group has denied any wrongdoing in coal allocation matter.

Political donations: Centre clears air on foreign firms

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 20, 2013, 00:21

The Delhi High Court was Wednesday told by the government that Vedanta Resources Plc and other companies, named in a petition alleging illegal foreign funding for the Congress and the BJP, are not international entities.

EC for probe into donations for Congress, BJP

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 16, 2012, 19:39

The Election Commission has come across instances of suspected violations of the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act by Congress and the BJP.

Rethinking donations from mining firms: BJP

Last Updated: Saturday, October 15, 2011, 11:39

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which has launched a political campaign against illegal mining in Goa, has said that henceforth it would accept donations from mining companies only after verifying if its operations were legal.

Japan`s PM hangs on despite political donations furore

Last Updated: Friday, March 11, 2011, 09:44

Accepting donations from foreign nationals is illegal if done so knowingly.

Japan PM wants ban on pol. donations from firms

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 17, 2010, 16:03

Amid sagging voters` support due to funding scandals within his ruling party, Japan PM has again said that he would like to prohibit donations.

Prosecutors to question Japanese PM’s mother

Last Updated: Friday, November 27, 2009, 13:07

Prosecutors are considering questioning Japanese Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama`s mother, 87, over the alleged political donations scandal involving the Premier, sources close to the issue said on Friday.