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43% newly-elected Lok Sabha MPs have criminal cases against them: ADR

According to ADR, in 2014, 185 (345) MPs had criminal charges and 112 MPs had serious criminal cases against them.

May 27, 2019, 09:56 AM IST

Jyotiraditya Scindia, Gautam Gambhir richest candidates contesting in Lok Sabha sixth phase poll

The average asset per candidate contesting in sixth phase is Rs 3.41 crores.

May 04, 2019, 09:52 AM IST

570 candidates declare criminal cases in third phase of Lok Sabha poll

392 candidates have declared personal wealth in crores, reports Association of Democratic Reforms (ADR).

Apr 20, 2019, 14:08 PM IST

Odisha Assembly election 2019: Naveen Patnaik richest candidate in phase 2, 84 leaders with criminal cases fighting polls

Among those who have the lowest assets are BJD's Naba Kisore Das, CPI's Ramesh Tripathi and BJP's Nilamani Bisoyi.

Apr 16, 2019, 10:00 AM IST

632 crorepatis, 331 candidates with criminal backgrounds are contesting in Andhra Pradesh Assembly Election

There are 54 candidates who have declared zero assets.

Apr 10, 2019, 15:18 PM IST

240 bills passed in outgoing Lok Sabha, Maharashtra MPs asked maximum questions

Seven lawmakers from Delhi have the highest average attendance, who were present in 289 out of the 312 sittings. 

Mar 28, 2019, 10:50 AM IST

Rajasthan Assembly has 46 MLAs with declared criminal cases

The state Assembly also has 158 crorepati winners.

Jan 30, 2019, 11:07 AM IST

Madhya Pradesh Assembly has 21 women, 187 crorepati MLAs

Out of the 230 winners in the MP Assembly polls 2018, just 21 are women. 

Jan 22, 2019, 10:23 AM IST

BJP declares income of Rs 1,027 crore for FY18, Congress info still awaited: Report

The report was prepared by NGO Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) after analysing the total income and expenditure incurred by the seven national parties as declared in their Income Tax Returns submitted to the EC.

Dec 17, 2018, 23:34 PM IST

BJP MLA asked maximum questions in the current Assembly session in Chhattisgarh: ADR

The BJP is in power in the poll-bound state, carved out of Madhya Pradesh in 2000, since 2003. 

Oct 29, 2018, 09:58 AM IST

64 MPs and MLAs face kidnapping charges; BJP tops the list, Congress and RJD second

As many as 1024 incumbent MPs and MLAs in India are facing charges of criminal offence, of whom 64 have been named in kidnapping cases.

Jul 31, 2018, 09:45 AM IST

Average assets increase of re-contesting Karnataka MLAs is Rs 17.31 crore: ADR

The Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) has revealed that the average assets increase of 184 MLAs in Karnataka, who are re-contesting the state Assembly elections in 2018, has been Rs 17.31 crore between 2013 and 2018. The ADR analysed the affidavits of 184 re-contesting Karnataka MLAs.

May 09, 2018, 14:28 PM IST

Karnataka polls: BJP fields 83 candidates with criminal cases against them, Congress 59

Of the 2,654 candidates in the fray for the May 12 Karnataka Assembly elections, at least 883 are crorepatis and 645 have criminal cases against them, as per Association for Democratic Reforms.

May 07, 2018, 18:36 PM IST

58 MPs, MLAs face cases of hate speech; most from BJP: ADR report

While political parties keep accusing each other of indulging in hate mongering, election affidavits of several lawmakers have revealed that at least 58 MPs and MLAs from across party lines have cases related to hate speech against them. As per a report by Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) and National Election Watch (NEW), 15 sitting Lok Sabha MPs have declared cases related to hate speech against themselves. The analysis is based on the affidavits submitted by the candidates and MPs/MLAs prior to the last election they contested.

Apr 26, 2018, 11:43 AM IST

3 of 9 Tripura ministers have criminal cases against them, 6 are crorepatis

Out of the 9 ministers, 6 are crorepatis with BJP leaders Jishnu Devvarma, Pranajit Singha Roy and Sudip Roy Barman being the richest ministers.

Mar 17, 2018, 10:04 AM IST

In poll-bound Karnataka, water top priority for voters: Report

Better electricity supply, improved roads and environment protection were among the other most important issues for voters in the urban areas.

Mar 10, 2018, 18:56 PM IST

NOTA's five year journey in Indian elections - 1.33 crore votes so far

The provision of NOTA button was first implemented in the State Assembly Elections of Chhattisgarh, Mizoram, Rajasthan, Delhi and Madhya Pradesh in 2013.

Mar 10, 2018, 09:22 AM IST

These are the 3 richest and 3 poorest Chief Ministers of India

The average assets of the 31 Chief Ministers in India are worth Rs 16.18 crore.

Feb 13, 2018, 09:46 AM IST

India has 35% CMs with criminal cases, 81% of total are crorepatis: ADR

In India, around 35 percent chief ministers have criminal cases against them, according to an ADR report. 

Feb 13, 2018, 00:38 AM IST

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