In an analysis report released on Tuesday by the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR), a total of 4,72,477 votes (44 per cent) out of 10,74,364 votes analysed are of MPs/MLAs who have declared criminal cases against themselves.
According to an analysis report released by Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR), 158 (39 per cent) winning candidates have declared serious criminal cases, including cases related to murder, attempt to murder, kidnapping, crimes against women, etc.
As per the report, among the top ten regional parties in the country, the BJD is on eighth position with its fixed deposits in banks totalling Rs 118.42 crore.
Kolkata: The Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) declared assets jumped by 627 per cent from Rs 122.93 crore to over Rs 893 crore between FY 2004-05 and 2015-16, according to an analysis by Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR). During the same period, the total assets of Congress increased from Rs 167.35 crore to Rs 758.79 crore, […]
Bhubaneswar: In poverty stricken part of Odisha, a whopping 46 per cent netas who are going to contest polls in first phase are crorepatis. The irony is phase-1 elections are going to take place in that part of Odisha, the undivided Koraput and Kalahandi district, which has the highest number of poor in the State […]
Bhubaneswar: As Odisha gears up for the second phase of the Assembly elections scheduled for Thursday, 84 candidates have declared criminal cases against themselves, including 68 with serious criminal cases, according to Odisha Election Watch and Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR). “Among the major parties, 21 are from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), 17 from […]
Bhubaneswar: BJD’s Pinaki Mishra is the richest among candidates of Lok Sabha constituencies going to polls in the third phase with assets over Rs 117 crore, revealed a report by Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) and Odisha Collection Watch today. Among Assembly candidates, Congress candidate from Baramba Assembly constituency, Bobby Mohanty is the richest with […]
New Delhi: Traffic congestion, water and air pollution, and better employment opportunities have been the top three priority of Delhi’s voters but the city government has performed below average in these issues, according to an ADR survey. The Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) said that traffic congestion (49.67 per cent), water and air pollution (44.52 per […]
Kolkata: Of 111 candidates across parties contesting from the nine West Bengal seats in the seventh and the last phase of the Lok Sabha elections, 30 have assets worth more than Rs 1 crore, while 23 have declared criminal cases against themselves, said a study on Tuesday. Among candidates who are in the fray for the […]
New Delhi: As many as 151 of the 174 newly-elected MLAs in the Andhra Pradesh Pradesh Assembly have declared criminal cases against them, with 55 or 32 per cent reporting “serious” criminal cases in their affidavits, according to the Andhra Pradesh Election Watch (APEW) and Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR). Moreover, eight MLAs have been […]
Bhubaneswar: As many as 67 newly-elected legislators out of 146 members of the 16th Odisha Assembly are facing criminal charges, revealed Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) report. The report says that criminal cases are pending against 46% of the total members of the Odisha Assembly. In 2014 polls, 52 MLAs or 35% of the total […]
New Delhi: The State Bank of India has refused to disclose any communication it received from the government or the Reserve Bank of India on electoral bonds, terming it “personal information” and held in “fiduciary capacity”. Responding to an RTI filed by Pune-based activist Vihar Durve who had demanded copies of all letters, correspondence, directions, […]