Campaign Funds

  • France's Sarkozy investigated in party-funding affair March 22, 2013

    Bordeaux (France): Ex-French President Nicolas Sarkozy was placed under formal investigation on Thursday for "abuse of weakness" in a 2007 party funding case involving elderly L'Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt, the public prosecutor said. The risk for Sarkozy, unseated May last year but considered a potential conservative candidate in the 2017...
  • Surat funds BJP campaign, celebrates returns December 24, 2007

    Surat: While most of Surat celebrated the BJP’s clean sweep in the Gujarat Assembly Elections there were some members of the city’s diamond-trading community who had turned against Modi and were bitterly disappointed with the results. A large portion of the election campaign finance came from the wealthy city. All...