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Apr 09, 2019
Of 184 candidates contesting Arunachal Pradesh Assembly election, 29 have criminal records, says ADR reportThe National People's Party, which is making its maiden entry into Arunachal Pradesh's electoral scene, has two candidates with criminal records.
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.
Apr 06, 2019
Explainer: What is NOTA option? Can it have an impact on the outcome of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections?Other countries where voters are allowed to vote for NOTA are Columbia, Ukraine, Brazil, Bangladesh, Finland, Chile, Belgium, Spain, and Sweden.
Apr 05, 2019
NaMo TV, apps, merchandise, and several rallies in a single day: Brand Narendra Modi is now in every Indian's living roomIf Prime Minister Narendra Modi wins this spring’s general election it will also be another massive victory for the marketing machine created to amplify Brand Modi into every living room.
Apr 04, 2019
Centre opposes Election Commission's stand in SC on electoral bonds, calls move pioneer step in electoral reformsA bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi Wednesday said it will hear the pleas challenging the validity of the Centre's decision on issuance of electoral bonds for political funding on 5 April.
Apr 03, 2019
Voters rate govt 'below average' on governance, says ADR report, holds to account all of India's political classIt turned out that for all 31 categories of performance, across urban and rural voters, the performance of the ruling government was rated 'below average' in the ADR survey. According to the survey, the top two priorities of the 2017 survey remained the same in 2018 — Better Employment Opportunities and Better Hospitals/Primary Healthcare Centers
Mar 28, 2019
In spite of Arun Jaitley's claims, EC fails to find 'substantial transparency' in political funding via electoral bondsUnion minister Arun Jaitley first floated the idea of electoral bonds in his Budget 2017-18 speech of 1 February, 2017
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.