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BJP received Rs 915 cr corporate funding between FY 2016-17 and FY 2017-18, says ADR report

The BJP received a the maximum donations of Rs 915.596 crore from 1731 corporate donors, forming up to 94 per cent of its total donations. Congress, on the other hand, received just Rs 55.36 crore as corporate funding.

New Lok Sabha has 475 'crorepati' MPs: ADR

The ADR arrived at the figure of 'crorepati' MPs after analysing the affidavits on assets and liabilities of 539 new MPs.


ADR report: A big thumbs down to Punjab govt promise of easy farm loan availability

Overall, rural and urban areas taken together in Punjab, the top priority of the voters was better employment opportunities (51.70 per cent respondent), agriculture loan availability (33.85 per cent respondents) and higher price realization for farm products (31.39 per cent respondents).

ADR survey: Thumbs down to Chandigarh admin, MC on issues raised by voters

The Chandigarh survey showed that water and air pollution (45.96 per cent), noise pollution (45.57 per cent) and better hospitals/primary healthcare centres (45.15 per cent) are the top three voters’ priorities in the UT.

Tripura government neglected voters’ priorities, report finds

The study was conducted between October till December last year, prior to General Elections to the Parliament, 2019 to understand voter’s priorities and performance of the state government on governance issues.

MPLADS funds: Rs 54 crore remains unspent with 26 BJP MPs in Gujarat

The most common of the spending among the 26 BJP MPs in Gujarat have been on roads, pathways and bridges.


Only 5% unrecognised parties filed contribution details, finds ADR report

A total of 1,737 parties were listed as unrecognised parties in 2014-15, out of which only 106 or 6 per cent submitted their contribution statements to the ECI. Their total declared income from voluntary contributions was Rs 6.86 crore.

Samajwadi Party richest among 32 regional parties in 2016-17: ADR

In its observations, the ADR said, the most common and popular source of income for regional parties across 2015-16 and 2016-17 are grant, donations, contributions, gross receipts and interest income.

BJP lawmakers top the list in hate speech related cases: ADR

On Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had asked BJP leaders to refrain from making "irresponsible" statements, saying such comments hurt the party's image.

Association for Democratic Reforms report: 48 MP, MLAs have declared cases of crime against women

Giving party-wise details, the report said that BJP has the highest number of MPs and MLAs, followed by Shiv Sena and Trinamool Congress who have declared cases related to crime against women.