With its income rising 81.2 percent over a year to 2016-17, the income of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) accounts for two-thirds (66.3 percent) of the total income of India’s political parties, according to a report by Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR), an advocacy.
Tripura Assembly election results: 29 percent BJP MLAs in state face criminal charges, 37 percent are crorepati
The BJP has done it in abundance in Tripura - be it the number of seats or the number of candidates with serious criminal cases and the worth of assets
Nagaland Assembly election results: 75 percent MLAs elected in state are crorepati, two with criminal cases
Nagaland has 75 percent 'crorepati' MLAs, or 45 out of 60 MLAs elected to the legislative assembly this year have individual wealth worth over Rs 1 crore
In India, around 35 percent chief ministers have criminal cases against them and 81 percent of the total are crorepatis, according to an ADR report released on Monday.
As many as 47 members of legislative assembly (MLAs) (26 percent) of the newly elected 182-member Gujarat Assembly have declared criminal charges against them.
Himachal Pradesh Cabinet: Five out of twelve ministers have criminal records, eight MLAs are crorepati, says report
As many as five out of twelve ministers in the Himachal Pradesh cabinet headed by Jairam Thakur have criminal records, while eight MLAs are 'crorepati'
Gujarat election: 394 crorepati candidates in fray for 182 seat Assembly, BJP fields highest 142 millionaires
As many as 397 crorepati candidates are in the fray for the Gujarat Assembly elections, an analysis of their election affidavits done by two NGOs has found
Gujarat polls: 21% of Congress, 15% of BJP candidates contesting Phase 2 face criminal cases, claims ADR report
21% of the Congress candidates and 15 % of the BJP nominees for the second phase of the Gujarat assembly polls have declared "serious criminal cases against themselves"
Gujarat Assembly Election 2017: 137 candidates in fray for first phase of polls facing criminal charges
An analysis of the affidavits of 923 candidates, out of the total 977 in fray for the first phase of Gujarat Assembly polls, showed that 137 candidates, accounting for around 15 percent, were facing criminal cases.
A total of 158 crorepati candidates are in the fray for the Himachal Pradesh Assembly Election 2017 — to be held on 9 November — while 61 have declared criminal cases against them, says a report.
The value of declared assets of BJP has increased from Rs 122.93 crore in 2004-05 to Rs 893.88 crore in 2015-16 while that of Congress has risen from Rs 167.35 crore to Rs 758.79 crore, according to the NGOs Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) and Election Watch.
The value of declared assets of BJP has increased from Rs 122.93 crore in 2004-05 to Rs 893.88 crore in 2015-16 while those of the Congress have risen from Rs 167.35 crore to Rs 758.79 crore
The Supreme Court sought the responses of the government and the Election Commission of India on a PIL challenging the recent changes in laws on funding of political parties.
More than three-fourths of the ministers in Bihar's new government have criminal cases against them, higher than what it was in the previous 'grand alliance' Cabinet, a report by the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) stated
The pernicious effect of vast amounts of illegal money in an election is therefore a very real threat, and the need for reform very evident.
As many as 29 crorepati candidates are in the fray for the second phase of Manipur assembly elections to be held on 8 March, says a latest report.
A total of 54 crorepati candidates are in the fray for the first phase of Manipur Assembly elections to be held on 4 March, while 8 have declared criminal cases against themselves, as per a latest report.
UP Election 2017: Out of 612 candidates in fray for phase 5 of polls, 168 are millionaires,117 have criminal history
A total of 168 crorepati candidates are in the fray for the fifth phase of UP Assembly elections to be held on Monday, while 117 have declared criminal cases against themselves, says a report.
UP Election 2017: Report says 250 crorepati candidates, 110 with criminal cases in fray for 3rd phase
Total 250 crorepati candidates are in the fray for the third phase of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections to be held on Sunday, while 110 contestants have criminal cases against their names, says a latest report.
Acknowledging the role of 'money power' in the elections and seeking ways to curb it, the Election Commission (EC) has sought several amendments to the Representation of the People Act (RP Act).