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Reporters Without Orders Ep 311: NL-TNM’s investigation into political funding

A reporters’ podcast about what made news and what shouldn’t have.

WrittenBy:NL Team

This week, host Sumedha Mittal is joined by Newslaundry’s Prateek Goyal and The News Minute’s Korah Abraham.

Prateek and Korah were part of Newslaundry and The News Minute’s joint investigation on political funding. They found that in a five-year period, donations of nearly Rs 335 crore were made to the BJP by at least 30 companies that faced action by central agencies during that time period. They explain this unique pattern – and what happens when the companies skip donating to the BJP for a couple of years.

Tune in!


00:00:00 - Introduction

00:02:00 - Political funding

00:10:10 - Companies and BJP

00:25:34 - Recommendations



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