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Top political parties fail to account for donations over Rs 450 crores in 5 years

This is a violation of SC judgment which states no part of Form 24A submitted by political parties providing details of donations above Rs 20,000 should be blank. 

Sep 17, 2019, 12:08 PM IST

Crorepati and criminal background MLAs won big in Andhra Pradesh Assembly Elections 2019

Crorepati and criminal MLAs dominated the Andhra Pradesh Assembly Elections 2019 with a huge vote share of more than 50 per cent, an analysis by Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) and Andhra Pradesh Election Watch (APEW) showed.

Aug 27, 2019, 11:00 AM IST

BJP's assets swell by 22.27% in 2017-18, Congress' down by 15.26%

The combined declared assets of seven national parties grew by 6% from Rs 3456.65 crores in FY 2016-17 to Rs 3260.81 crores in FY 2017-18.

 

Aug 01, 2019, 09:47 AM IST

BJP receives Rs 915.96 crore in donation from business houses since 2016: ADR report

The Congress is at second place with a total contribution of Rs 55.36 cr from 151 corporate donors, and NCP is at third position with Rs 7.737 cr from 23 corporate donors.

Jul 09, 2019, 22:36 PM IST

17% MLAs in Arunachal Pradesh have criminal cases against them: ADR report

Arunachal Pradesh Election Watch and Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) have analysed the self-sworn affidavits of all 60 newly elected MLAs from the Arunachal Pradesh 2019 Assembly Elections and found that 17% MLAs have declared criminal cases against themselves.

May 29, 2019, 09:34 AM IST

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