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Feb 12, 2020
Delhi Election result 2020: Over 50% newly-elected MLAs have serious criminal cases, at least one related to rape, says ADR analysisThirty-seven of the 70 newly-elected MLAs of Delhi have declared serious criminal cases against themselves which include attempt to murder, and at least one related to rape, according to a study.
Feb 02, 2020
Delhi elections: 51% of AAP candidates, 25% BJP nominees declared serious criminal cases in affidavits, says ADR reportTwenty-five percent of AAP candidates and 20 percent of BJP contestants in the fray for the 8 February Delhi Assembly polls have declared serious criminal cases against them in their affidavits.
Jan 03, 2020
From PILs challenging CAA, abrogation of Article 370 to pleas seeking stay on electoral bonds, Supreme Court has a hectic month aheadJanuary is set to be an extremely busy month for the Supreme Court of India when the bench assembles on Monday after a long winter break. Among some key cases slated for hearing include PILs challenging the constitutional validity of CAA, the abrogation of Article 370 as well as a plea seeking a stay on the electoral bond scheme
Sep 19, 2019
Yogi Adityanath tells News18 UP law and order 'best in last 15 years': State has history of misinterpreting dataIf we look at cases of hate crime, as per Hate Crime Watch, Uttar Pradesh reported the most number of hate crimes in 2018 since 2009. This is in complete contradiction to what Adityanath appears to be claiming.
Jul 09, 2019
BJP received 16 times as much funding through corporate donations than Congress from 2016 to 2018, says ADR report'Out of the six national parties, BJP received the maximum donations of Rs 915.596 crore from 1,731 corporate donors,' an ADR report said.
May 22, 2019
Regional parties received Rs 54.81 crore in donations in 2017-18; 17 sent delayed reports to EC: ADRSeventeen regional parties defaulted in submitting their donations report to the Election Commission in 2017-18, said a report by the Association for Democratic Reforms, which advocates for electoral reforms to combat corruption and empower citizens.
May 14, 2019
Jobs, healthcare and drinking water top priorities for voters, govt performance scored 'below average', finds ADR surveyAs per the survey conducted, the performance of the government has been rated "below-average", Jagdeep Chhokar, National Election Watch, ADR, told reporters.
Apr 25, 2019
Jet Airways debacle: Satyam-style model worked with Tech Mahindra but will not be answer to cash-strapped airline's fortunesSo much so, even if IndiGo, for example, agrees to take Jet Airways in its wide wings on merger, it would not be enough because the cash crunch would spread from Jet Airways to Indigo.
Apr 08, 2019
Arunachal Pradesh elections: CM Pema Khandu richest candidate in state; 131 candidates have assets over Rs 1 croreAs many as 67 candidates (36 percent) in Arunachal Pradesh have wealth above Rs 5 crore, while 44 candidates (24 percent) possess assets to the tune of Rs 2-5 crore.
Mar 29, 2019
Election Commission warning on electoral bonds: Opaqueness defeats idea of clean money in political fundingElectoral bonds scheme, which came into effect in January 2018, had clocked in over Rs 600 crore political funding by October 2018.