One-third of Goa candidates have criminal record: ADR

Nearly one-third of the total candidates in fray for the two Lok Sabha seats in Goa have criminal records, with three of them having serious charges against them, an election watchdog said Thursday.

Nearly one-fourth Rajya Sabha candidates have criminal record: Study

Nearly a quarter of the candidates contesting the Rajya Sabha elections have criminal cases against them, said a study on Wednesday.

‘20% of Gujarat candidates have criminal record’

Twenty per cent of the candidates contesting the Gujarat Assembly polls have a criminal record, a National Election Watch (New) analysis report says.

No govt jobs for those with criminal record: SC

A person facing criminal cases
cannot be considered suitable for appointment in government
service unless acquitted of the charges, the Supreme Court has
held.

New Afghan chief in Marjah has criminal record

The man chosen to be the fresh face of good Afghan governance in a town just seized from the Taliban has a violent criminal record in Germany, but Western officials said on Saturday they are not pushing to oust him.