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`20 re-elected Madhya Pradesh lawmakers face criminal cases`

Last Updated: Saturday, December 14, 2013, 00:09

A total of 20 of the 65 legislators re-elected to the Madhya Pradesh assembly have declared criminal cases against them, according to an organisation working for electoral reforms.

Assets of 66 sitting MLAs rise 259 per cent in 5 years: Report

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 26, 2013, 23:28

The assets of 66 sitting MLAs, who are re-contesting Delhi assembly polls, have on an average registered a whopping 259 per cent rise in last five years.

`A fourth of MP contestants have criminal backgrounds`

Last Updated: Monday, November 18, 2013, 16:10

Nearly one-fourth of the contestants in the Madhya Pradesh assembly polls have criminal backgrounds, an analysis by a think tank revealed here Monday.

72 sitting MPs could be disqualified if convicted: ADR

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 01, 2013, 23:00

As many as 72 sitting MPs face criminal charges and could be disqualified if convicted for over two years, watchdog Association of Democratic Reforms (ADR) said Tuesday.

Criminal charges mean more likely to get elected, gain assets: Survey

Last Updated: Monday, July 29, 2013, 17:49

Wealth of most candidates has grown "abnormally" by up to 1,000%, especially for the ones with serious criminal charges who also have greater chance of winning compared to clean candidates.

Flier not allowed to board plane, British Airways to pay Rs 1.5L

Last Updated: Friday, May 24, 2013, 21:57

The British Airways has been directed by the apex consumer commission to pay Rs 1.5 lakh to an Indian scholar for not allowing him to board the aircraft.

Heathrow airport reopens after emergency landing by BA plane

Last Updated: Friday, May 24, 2013, 14:16

A British Airways flight was forced to make an emergency landing at London`s Heathrow Airport after one of the engines of the aircraft caught fire.

Indian stocks beat their ADRs by up to 25% in one year

Last Updated: Monday, September 10, 2012, 13:11

US stock market indices may be performing better than India's popular benchmark Sensex, but individual Indian stocks have outshined their own American Depositary Receipts by up to 25 percent in the past one year.

Essar Energy launches ADR programme

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 07, 2011, 23:31

London-listed Essar Energy Wednesday said it has launched American Depository Receipt (ADR) programme.

Essar Energy to commission 1 power projects by March 2012

Last Updated: Monday, November 07, 2011, 21:10

Essar Energy Monday said it expects to complete three power projects by March next year.

77% of Manmohan’s ministers are crorepatis

Last Updated: Friday, September 16, 2011, 09:40

Fresh data collected by ADR shows that nearly 77% of the ministers in Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s cabinet are crorepatis.

Crorepati MPs double in LS, average assets tripled: ADR

Last Updated: Sunday, November 22, 2009, 21:38

The number of MPs with assets worth over Rs one crore has doubled in the present Lok Sabha compared to the preceding one as the average worth of assets of an MP has nearly tripled, a report has said.