Parties collect Rs 11,234 crore from unknown sources

New Delhi: Political parties have collected Rs 11,234 crore from unknown sources in the last 15 years, according to election watchdog, Association of Democratic Reforms (ADR). An analysis of their Income Tax Returns (ITR) and donations statements filed with the Election Commission of India (ECI) showed that the sources remained largely unknown. At present, political […]

Only 44% candidates in Delhi are graduate: ADR

New Delhi: Out of the 672 candidates, who are fighting the Assembly elections in Delhi, only 298 (44 per cent) are graduates or above and 16 are illiterate, said a report of the Delhi Election Watch and Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR). The report, which was released on Saturday, said 340 (51 per cent) candidates […]

Former Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda (File Photo/Facebook)

Hooda among 4 MLAs who didn’t ask questions in Haryana assembly

New Delhi: A report published ahead of the Haryana assembly elections says that former Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda of the Congress and party spokesperson Randeep Surjewala have not posed a single question in the outgoing assembly in the last five years. As per an Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) report, the list of Congress […]