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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.

Justice J Chelameswar suggests changes in the Alternate Dispute Resolution system

Justice Chelameswar indicated that parties to a legal dispute whose case is weak many times act shrewdly and indulge in multiple litigation to keep the matter on since it is beneficial to them.

230 crorepatis, 114 with criminal cases in fray: ADR

The data also shows that 62 candidates have declared assets worth more than Rs 10 crore.