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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.
Dec 10, 2018
Telangana Assembly election: Employment opportunities most important issue for voters, finds ADR surveyBetter employment opportunities constituted by far the biggest issues which concerned both the rural and urban populace in Telangana.
Sep 19, 2018
Despite special courts, conviction rates against MPs, MLAs remain low at 6%; Kerala, Tamil Nadu lead in acquittalsCriminal records are not likely to be a deterrent to MPs and MLAs as no more than 6 percent of criminal cases against India’s MPs and MLAs ended in conviction, according to data submitted by the Centre to the Supreme Court
Jul 02, 2018
ADR finds Kerala MLAs top election expenditure; legislators from 11 states spent over 50%"MLAs from 11 states namely Kerala, Tripura, Gujarat, Uttarakhand, Mizoram, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Assam and Bihar have spent more than 50 percent of the expenditure limit," ADR said in the report.
Jun 13, 2018
Yes Bank gets shareholders' nod to raise Rs 6,700 cr; approves re-appointment of Rana Kapoor as MD & CEOYes Bank on Tuesday got shareholders' nod for raising $1 billion (about Rs 6,700 crore) from various instruments, including Qualified Institutional Placements (QIPs)
Apr 19, 2018
BJP has most lawmakers with declared crimes against women registered against them: ADR reportThe BJP leads recognised political parties with the highest number of 12 lawmakers at the central and state levels who have declared cases of crime against women against them.