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BJP richest national party with Rs 893.88 crore, Mayawati's BSP second; DMK wealthiest regional party: ADR

BJP richest national party with Rs 893.88 crore, Mayawati's BSP second; DMK wealthiest regional party: ADR

The two main political parties of Tamil Nadu, the DMK and the AIADMK have the highest income amongst all regional parties.

Oct 28, 2017, 20:33 PM IST

Winning candidates see lower vote share in Punjab, Goa polls

Winners saw their average vote share decline by as much as 8 per cent in the recently concluded assembly polls in Goa and Punjab, compared to the 2012 elections, says a report.

Apr 07, 2017, 16:58 PM IST
Sources 'untraceable' for 69% income of political parties: ADR

Sources 'untraceable' for 69% income of political parties: ADR

As much as 69 per cent of the total income of political parties over a period of 11 years came from unknown sources, said a report released on Tuesday by an NGO working towards electoral reforms.

Jan 24, 2017, 22:41 PM IST
69% of political parties funding from unknown sources: Association for Democratic Reforms report

69% of political parties funding from unknown sources: Association for Democratic Reforms report

Political parties received Rs 7,833 crore funding from unknown sources between 2004-05 and 2014-15, which is 69 per cent of their total income, with Congress and BJP witnessing maximum income from such sources, says a report.

Jan 24, 2017, 21:31 PM IST
 Congress declares highest total income at Rs 1,687 crore followed by BJP

Congress declares highest total income at Rs 1,687 crore followed by BJP

Indian National Congress topped the chart of political parties in India by declaring the highest total income at Rs 1,687.12 crore, followed by the BJP, for the period 2010-11 to 2013-14, according to a report by the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR). 

Mar 12, 2016, 00:59 AM IST

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AAP donations up by 275% in 2014-15, Rs 4 crore came from ‘mystery’ donors: ADR

AAP donations up by 275% in 2014-15, Rs 4 crore came from ‘mystery’ donors: ADR

Contrary to Aam Aadmi Party's known anti-corruption stand and emphasis on transparency, a latest report by democracy watchdog 'the Association for Democratic Reforms' (ADR) claims that Delhi's ruling party saw a 275% hike in donations in 2014-15 as compared to the previous financial year.

Feb 09, 2016, 09:35 AM IST

Bihar's 162 new MLAs are crorepatis

 Of the 243 newly elected Bihar legislative assembly members, 162 are crorepatis or multi-millionaires, an analysis said on Tuesday.

Nov 10, 2015, 19:41 PM IST

Yes Bank plans $1-billion ADR issue next fiscal

Mid-sized private sector lender Yes Bank has said it would prefer raising money through an ADR issue under its USD 1-billion capital infusion plan next fiscal and stressed that the court order in a case involving its promoters will not impact these plans.

Jun 28, 2015, 12:42 PM IST

SC moved to know income, expenditures of political parties

The Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) has moved the Supreme Court seeking directions to the Congress, the BJP, the CPI-M, the CPI, the NCP and the BSP to disclose the complete details of their income as well as expenditure.

May 19, 2015, 22:52 PM IST

Think-tank reports discrepancies in political funding

New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) An analysis by think-tank ADR shows major discrepancies in funding for political parties, and says known income for four national parties was less than the donation declared

Feb 05, 2015, 23:21 PM IST

10 criminal cases against Arvind Kejriwal: ADR

The election watchdog ADR on Friday said Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal has 10 criminal cases against him.

Jan 30, 2015, 20:30 PM IST

Jharkhand polls: 60 candidates in 2nd phase face criminal charges, says ADR

Sixty candidates, including a minister and two formers ministers, in fray for the second phase of assembly polls in Jharkhand on December 2 are facing criminal charges like rape, murder and communal disharmony, according to an analysis.

Nov 28, 2014, 19:26 PM IST

Maharashtra polls: Shiv Sena, BJP top in fielding candidates with criminal cases

A study of the affidavits of 2,336 of the 4,119 candidates for the Maharashtra Assembly elections has revealed that as many as 798 of them are facing criminal cases with Shiv Sena topping the list of such nominees, followed by erstwhile ally BJP.

Oct 10, 2014, 23:41 PM IST

Thinktank urges prime minister to expedite cases against MPs

A thinktank, Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR), Friday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to keep his promise of making parliament taint free, and see that pending cases against lawmakers and legislators are disposed of soon.

Jun 20, 2014, 19:58 PM IST

NEW, ADR urge Modi to keep his word on `clean` governance

The National Election Watch (NEW) and Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) has urged Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi to provide "clean governance" to usher in electoral and political reforms.

May 24, 2014, 15:17 PM IST

71 of 165 re-elected MPs have criminal cases against them

Seventy-one of the 165 MPs who have been re-elected to the 16th Lok Sabha have criminal cases against them with 13 of them having registered a rise over the last five years in the number of cases in which they are named.

May 23, 2014, 00:30 AM IST

Jump of more than 950 crorepati candidates this Lok Sabha election

This Lok Sabha election has seen a major jump in the number of `crorepati` candidates from the 2009 poll, at more than 950, while there has also been a rise in the number of candidates with criminal records, according to National Election Watch (NEW) and Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR).

May 09, 2014, 21:03 PM IST

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

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.

Dec 14, 2013, 00:09 AM IST

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

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.

Nov 26, 2013, 23:28 PM IST