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Tamil Nadu polls: Jayalalithaa's assets rose by over Rs 62 crore in 5 years, says ADR survey
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Tamil Nadu polls: Jayalalithaa's assets rose by over Rs 62 crore in 5 years, says ADR survey

The average asset of 89 re-contesting MLAs in Tamil Nadu has doubled by Rs 4.27 crore between 2011 and 2016, says a survey by the ADR.

Assam Assembly Polls first phase: Thirty candidates have criminal background, finds think tank
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Assam Assembly Polls first phase: Thirty candidates have criminal background, finds think tank

Of these, 25 Assam candidates have serious criminal cases, including those related to murder, attempt to murder, kidnapping and crimes against women.

Study raises questions on election expenses of MPs, including PM Modi and Advani
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Study raises questions on election expenses of MPs, including PM Modi and Advani

The poll expenses declared by political parties and their Members of Parliament show discrepancies, indicating that either of them is not giving correct figures.

Never misused public money, says Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda
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Never misused public money, says Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda

Railway Minister D V Sadananda Gowda has rejected charges that there has been a sudden increase in his assets by over Rs 10 crore since he joined the Union Cabinet, saying he had never misused public money as a dedicated politician.

BJP tops list of reelected MPs in terms of assets and criminal cases
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BJP tops list of reelected MPs in terms of assets and criminal cases

The BJP may have swept the 2014 Lok Sabha elections winning 281 seats, but what has also grown for the party, is the assets of its re-elected MPs as well as the number of pending crimes registered against them.

Delhi HC asks EC, govt to respond to plea on poll expenses
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Delhi HC asks EC, govt to respond to plea on poll expenses

NewsTRacker, election 2014, Lok Sabha Elections 2014, poll expenses, poll expenditure, no expense ceiling, Delhi High Court, Election Commission, EC, government

Modi's govt: 30% of ministers have declared criminal cases
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Modi's govt: 30% of ministers have declared criminal cases

Thirty per cent of ministers in the Narendra Modi government have declared criminal cases against themselves and 18 percent have declared "serious criminal cases."

Corporate donations: BJP makes bigger killing than Cong
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Corporate donations: BJP makes bigger killing than Cong

The five national parties-the Congress, BJP, Nationalist Congress Party, CPI and the CPM- got Rs 378.89 crore during the period from corporates while the sixth national party, Bahujan Samaj Party, claimed that it received no voluntary contribution above Rs 20,000 from any donor during the period.<br /><br />

Delhi polls: BJP tops list of tainted candidates
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Delhi polls: BJP tops list of tainted candidates

In 2008 assembly election, Congress had fielded 30 percent candidates with criminal cases, which has come down to 21 percent in 2013.

Facebook, think tank bring 'Know Your Neta' to your mobile for free
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Facebook, think tank bring 'Know Your Neta' to your mobile for free

Think tank Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) and Facebook have joined hands and will provide information about candidates in the upcoming polls through phones using Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD) technology.

Facebook, think tank bring 'Know Your Neta' to your mobile for free
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Facebook, think tank bring 'Know Your Neta' to your mobile for free

Think tank Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) and Facebook have joined hands and will provide information about candidates in the upcoming polls through phones using Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD) technology.

Are open-ended funds biggest problem in 2014 elections?
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Are open-ended funds biggest problem in 2014 elections?

Data furnished by the political parties to IT and EC shows 75% of funds are unaccounted cash transactions.

Cong, BJP, BSP are richest parties: Rs 3,500 cr booty
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Cong, BJP, BSP are richest parties: Rs 3,500 cr booty

The data gathered by ADR over a period of one year, reveals that though donations and voluntary contributions make two of the major sources of income for most political parties