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Association for Democratic Reforms


83 per cent Lok Sabha MPs are 'crorepatis', 33 per cent have criminal cases: ADR report

March 28, 2019 9:15 pm

ADR Report 2019: "Out of the 521 Sitting MPs analysed, 430 (83 pc) are crorepatis. While 227 of them are from BJP, 37 are from Congress, 29 from AIADMK, among others," the report said.

National parties made Rs 1,293 crore, half of it from unknown sources

January 24, 2019 10:24 am

In their IT returns, political parties are not required to reveal the name of individuals or organisations donating less than Rs 20,000, nor those who donate via electoral bonds, as a result of which the source of these funds cannot be identified.

Lawmakers and law-breakers

July 02, 2014 11:46 am

Why crime data on legislators and electoral candidates must be carefully unpacked.

NEW, ADR urge Modi to keep his word on 'clean' governance

May 24, 2014 3:09 pm

NEW urged Modi that he should refrain from assigning portfolios to any MP that would pose a conflict of interest with his/her business interest.

1 in four new MLAs is a crime accused

December 24, 2013 3:54 am

Most legislators with criminal charges are of BJP.

Commoners to take on crorepatis in Surat-West bypoll on December 4

November 29, 2013 4:44 am

A 54-year-old slum-dweller and a real-estate broker are among the 10 independent candidates,who will take on the “might” of Congress crorepati Dalpat Patel.

In MP affidavits,crime books more space than ever

November 20, 2013 3:38 am

Of the 686 candidates of major political parties,206,or 30 per cent,have declared criminal cases in their affidavits.

3 of 142 Mizoram candidates with criminal cases,53% crorepatis

November 16, 2013 8:12 pm

As for educational qualification,68 are graduates or with higher degrees while the rest are 12th passed or below.

Figure this: Right for polls

August 18, 2013 4:02 am

According to a report released by the Association for Democratic Reforms and the National Election Watch,nearly 30 per cent of Lok Sabha members

In Gujarat,BJP beats Cong hands down for corporate funds

October 30, 2012 3:58 am

Firms like Torrent Power,Dishman Pharmaceuticals and Cadila Pharmaceuticals have been in the forefront of funding the BJP and Congress while most real estate firms have sided with the BJP,sources in the ADR said.