20 MLAs with criminal record, 46 crorepatis in Uttarakhand Legislative Assembly

New Delhi, Dec 02: In the Uttarakhand Legislative Assembly, out of 65 sitting MLAs analysed, 20 (31%) MLAs have declared criminal cases against themselves.

14 (22%) MLAs have declared serious criminal cases, according to a report by the Association for Democratic Reforms.

MLAs with declared cases related to murder: 2 MLAs have declared cases related to murder (IPC section 302).

MLAs with declared cases related to attempt to murder: 1 MLA has declared case related to attempt to murder (IPC section 307).

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14 with criminal record and 28 crorepatis in new Rajasthan Cabinet

New Delhi, Nov 24: The Rajasthan Cabinet was analysed recently which was aimed at easing the tensions between Chief Minister, Ashok Gehlot and Sachin Pilot. The Association for Democratic Reforms analysed the affidavits of 30 ministers and found that 14 had declared pending criminal cases against them.

Further it was stated that of the 14 ministers, 9 had serious criminal cases against themselves.

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In the Goa assembly all 40 MLAs are crorepatis

New Delhi, Nov 16: 11 of the 40 MLAs in the Goa assembly have pending criminal cases against them. MLAs with serious criminal cases: 9 (23%) MLAs have declared serious criminal cases. 1 MLA has declared cases related to Crime against Women (IPC section 376) says a report by the Association for Democratic Reforms.

Party wise sitting MLAs with criminal cases: 7 (26%) out of 27 MLAs from BJP, 1 (20%) out of 5 MLAs from INC, 1 (33%) out of 3 MLAs from Goa Forward Party, 1 (100%) out of 1 MLA from NCP and 1 (33%) out of the 3 Independent MLAs have declared criminal cases against themselves in their affidavits.

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Goa assembly had 16 sittings per year on an average

New Delhi, Nov 16: On an average the Goa State Assembly sat for 16 days per year. The longest session was the 10th session, from 15th July, 2019 to 9 August, 2019. It had 20 sittings, a report by Association for Democratic Reforms said.

The highest number of hours contributed for assembly sittings were 154.01 hours in 2017 where assembly had 24 sittings. The lowest number of hours contributed for assembly sittings were 35.54 hours in 2020 where assembly had 7 sittings.

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95% donations made to regional parties through electoral bonds unaccounted

New Delhi, Nov 12: Over 55 per cent of the donations made to regional parties are from unknown sources. Association for Democratic Reforms also said in its report that 95 per cent of the donations were from unknown sources and they came through electoral bonds.

Some of the top Regional Parties to declare the highest unknown income include TRS (Rs 89.158 cr), TDP (Rs 81.694 cr), YSR-C (Rs 74.75 cr), BJD (Rs 50.586 cr) and DMK (Rs 45.50 cr).

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State assembly by-elections: 77 crorepatis in the fray

New Delhi, Oct 27: Four out of the 26 candidates contesting the by-elections on October 30 have declared pending criminal cases against them.

There are 4(15%) candidates who have declared criminal cases against themselves. Out of these, 1(4%) has declared serious criminal cases against himself, a report by the Association for Democratic Reforms said.

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7 ministers in Gujarat government have declared pending criminal cases against them

New Delhi, Sep 17: There are seven ministers in the Gujarat government who have declared pending criminal cases against them. Of the seven 3 ministers have declared serious cases against themselves says a report by the Association for Democratic Reforms.

Out of the 25 ministers analysed, 19 (76%) are crorepatis. The average assets of 25 ministers analysed is Rs 3.95 crores. The minister with the highest declared total assets is Patel Rushikesh Ganeshbhai from Visnagar constituency with assets worth Rs. 14.95 crores.

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How the MLAs spent during the West Bengal elections: A breakdown

New Delhi, Aug 26: Out of the 291 MLAs, 51 declared election expenses of less than 50 per cent limit in their constituency during the West Bengal Assembly elections. 

Based on the election expense declarations of 291 MLAs from West Bengal Assembly, the average amount of money spent by them in the elections is Rs 20.58 lakhs, which is 67% of the expense limit, a report by the Association for Democratic Reforms said.

The party wise average election expenses shows that the average spending for 212 MLAs from AITC is Rs 21.45 lakhs (69.7% of the expense limit) and the average election expenditure for 77 MLAs from BJP is Rs.18.44 lakhs (59.9% of the expense limit).

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With assets worth Rs 379 crore, Jyotiraditya Scindia is richest union minister

New Delhi, July 10: With assets worth Rs 379 crore, Jyotiraditya Scindia is the richest minsters in the Union Government. He is followed by Piyush Goyal with assets to the tune of Rs 95 crore, according to a report by the Association For Democratic Reforms.

Narayan Rane with assets worth Rs 87 crore and Rajeev Chandrashekhar with assets to the tune of Rs 64 crore are third and fourth on the list.

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How MPs spent on their 2019 Lok Sabha election campaign

There are two MPs who have exceeded the expense limit. Hasnain Masoodi (JKNC) from Anantnag constituency, Jammu and Kashmir has exceeded the expense limit by Rs. 9, 27,920. Ravindra Shyamnarayan Shukla Alias Ravi Kishan (BJP) from Gorakhpur constituency, Uttar Pradesh has exceeded the expense limit by Rs.7,95,916 says a report by the Association for Democratic Reforms.

Average expenditure:

Based on the election expense declarations of 538 MPs from Lok Sabha 2019 to the ECI, the average amount of money spent by them in the elections is Rs 50.84 lakhs, which is 73% of the expense limit.

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