14 Feb 2020
There are two pertinent problems with "young India" - they don't read and hence, have no patience for nuanced arguments; they are intolerant and hence, eager to put you in boxes.
01 May 2019
On Monday, Congress' Shatrughan Sinha, who is contesting from Bihar's Patna Sahib, declared his assets worth Rs. 112.22 crore. But he is still poorer as compared to his wife Poonam, who is Samajwadi Party's candidate from Lucknow.
15 Apr 2019
At Rs. 670 crore, Mayawati's Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) has the highest bank balance among all parties, TOI reports.
12 Apr 2019
Passing an interim order on electoral bonds, the Supreme Court on Friday directed all political parties to give details of their funding in a sealed cover to Election Commission by May 30.
08 Apr 2019
Voters in four Lok Sabha constituencies, namely Koraput, Kalahandi, Nabarangpur, and Berhampur, of Odisha will cast their votes on April 11. Barring Berhampur, the other three constituencies are infamous for poverty.
05 Mar 2019
This year, the world's largest democracy, India, goes to polls to elect the 17th Lok Sabha.
23 Jan 2019
More than 50% of the funds national parties received during the financial year 2017-18 came from "unknown" sources that included donations through electoral bonds and voluntary contributions, according to election watchdog Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR).
18 Dec 2018
According to a report by watchdog Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR), the ruling BJP's income for the financial year 2017-18 was Rs. 1,027.34cr - down by around Rs. 7cr from FY2016-17.
22 Nov 2018
Nara Devansh, the grandson of Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu is the richest member of the family, having assets worth Rs. 18.71 crore.
18 Sep 2018
Gujarat MLAs who are either illiterate or have a school-level education are earning more than legislators who are graduates or possess higher degrees, says an NGO's report published yesterday.
18 Sep 2018
As per the latest report of the Association for Democratic Reforms and the National Election Watch, sitting MLAs across India have an average income of Rs. 24.59 lakh/year.
11 Apr 2018
An Association for Democratic Reforms report revealed that BJP's income has increased by 81% to Rs. 1,034.27cr in the last year even as the states it rules continue to grow.
22 Mar 2018
An Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) survey has revealed that a whopping 55 candidates (87%) of the analyzed 63 candidates contesting the Rajya Sabha elections are crorepatis.
13 Mar 2018
In a shocking reminder of the extent of criminalization in Indian politics, a whopping 3,816 criminal cases were registered against 1,765 MPs and MLAs across the country, of which 3,045 are still pending for hearing.
11 Mar 2018
Between 2011-12 and 2015-16, the Samajwadi Party's total declared assets saw a 198% increase, while the AIADMK and the Shiv Sena saw 155% and 92% increase respectively.
10 Mar 2018
As many as 32 crore Aadhaar numbers have been linked to voters' ID cards so far, said Chief Election Commissioner OP Rawat.
13 Feb 2018
As per a new Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) report, about 35% CMs have criminal cases against them and a whopping 81% are crorepatis.
12 Feb 2018
Twenty-two election candidates out of 297 in Tripura have criminal cases against them, and 35 are crorepatis, the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) said.
31 Jan 2018
The issue of absenteeism of MPs has plagued the Indian Parliament since years. Even well-known names including Sachin Tendulkar and Rekha have fallen prey to this disease.
14 Dec 2017
The Supreme Court of India has given its nod today, for setting up of 12 fast-track courts to dispose of the more than 1,000 pending cases against politicians.
12 Dec 2017
The Center has told the SC it has framed a policy to set up 12 special courts to quickly dispose of 1,571 pending cases against politicians.
02 Nov 2017
Of the 338 candidates in the fray for the Himachal polls 2017, 158 are crorepatis and 61 have criminal cases against them.
01 Nov 2017
In an attempt to decriminalize Indian politics, the Election Commission has asked the Supreme Court to ban convicted parliamentarians and MLAs from contesting elections.
29 Oct 2017
The Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) analyzed the income and expenditure of 32 regional parties for the financial year 2015-16.
18 Oct 2017
After Arvind Kejriwal appealed for donations "to help keep the idea of a clean alternate politics alive," the Aam Aadmi party received Rs. 18L donation within some hours.
17 Oct 2017
As per an Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) report, BJP is the richest among all national parties as it has declared assets worth Rs. 894cr for 2015-16; Congress is a close second with Rs. 759cr.
12 Sep 2017
Reviewing the list submitted by an NGO regarding the asset hikes of certain MLAs and MPs, the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) found a substantial hike in the assets of seven Lok Sabha MPs and 98 MLAs.
01 Sep 2017
As per the report from the Association of Democratic Reforms, 51 MPs and MLAs have been accused of crimes against women, which include alleged rape and abduction.
18 Aug 2017
The BJP party received a whopping 73.8% of the Rs. 956.8 crore funds corporate houses donated to five national parties over four years, according to a report by the Delhi-based non-profit Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR).
03 Aug 2017
Last week, Nitish Kumar was sworn in as the Bihar chief minister for the sixth time. With a new JD(U)-BJP government, comes a new cabinet.
18 Jul 2017
Congress leader Rohit Tilak, great grandson of Bal Gangadhar Tilak, has been booked for allegedly raping a woman and forcing her into "unnatural sex".
15 Jul 2017
An analysis of the electoral college by the Association for Democratic Reforms revealed that amongst those who will be electing our President 33% have criminal cases against them.
28 Apr 2017
The results of the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main were declared by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Thursday.
19 Apr 2017
The Delhi Metro Rail Corproation (DMRC) is expected to wrap up its work on the Noida and Kalkaji section of Phase-III by May.
21 Mar 2017
In an attempt to decriminalize politics, the Election Commission has approached the Supreme Court seeking a ban on convicted politicians from contesting elections.
12 Mar 2017
Data has revealed that one out of every four MLAs voted to power in UP are facing serious criminal charges. Data showed that of the 403 MLAs voted to power, 103 face criminal cases against them.
05 Mar 2017
The BSP's Ayodhya candidate, Bazmi Siddiqui has been booked by police along with 6 of his aides for raping a woman in Faizabad city.
27 Feb 2017
The Delhi High court cancelled MLA Mukhtar Ansari's parole, granted to him by a trial court, allowing him to campaign for the elections.
20 Feb 2017
Congress has asked the Election Commission to look into PM Narendra Modi's 'communal' remarks, saying such comments bring 'disrepute' to his post.
09 Feb 2017
Police have arrested Manoj Gautam, the Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) candidate from Khurja, Bulandshahr district, UP, for allegedly killing his brother Vinod "for electoral gains."