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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.
Feb 12, 2018
35 percent of India's chief ministers have criminal cases against them, reveals ADR reportIn 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.
Mar 12, 2017
UP Election Results 2017: 322 of new MLAs crorepatis, 143 face criminal casesAround 322 of the 403 new lawmakers elected to the Uttar Pradesh Assembly are 'crorepatis' (multi-millionaires) while as many as 143 have criminal cases.
Dec 24, 2016
Political parties see 84% fall in donations, BJP remains a corporate favourite: ReportDonations to political parties reduced by nearly 84 percent in 2015-2016, a report published earlier this week by the Association of Democratic Reforms (ADR) and National Election Watch said.
Aug 11, 2016
I-T department's selective raids on rich politicians: What's the story?Are the signs not clear enough for the I-T department to go beyond the obvious? The department conducts raids based on information received from its sources on ground, wrongdoing by a person or anomaly in income of a taxpayer.
May 28, 2014
Modi's govt: 30% of ministers have declared criminal casesThirty per cent of ministers in the Narendra Modi government have declared criminal cases against themselves and 18 percent have declared "serious criminal cases."
Apr 08, 2014
Lok Sabha polls: These states have the most crorepati candidatesNow that the first phase of India's Lok Sabha elections are underway, let's take a look at the financial positions of the candidates that are standing for the elections.
Oct 07, 2013
21% MPs/MLAs in 5 poll bound states face criminal chargesDelhi, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Mizoram go to polls in November-December. The results will be out 8 December.
Apr 12, 2013
Karnataka: 20 percent candidates have criminal casesA total of 40 out of 194 candidates of the BJP and Congress contesting the May Assembly elections have criminal cases against them, according to NGOs - Karnataka Election Watch and Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR).