Karnataka elections: Parties spent a whopping Rs 129.72 crore on publicity

Bengaluru, Feb 06: In the Karnataka assembly elections, the political parties spent a whopping Rs 129.72 crore on publicity. The highest was spent on publicity, followed by travel says a report prepared by the Association for Democratic Reforms.

Political parties are required to submit a statement of election expenditure to the Election Commission within 75 days of completion of Assembly Elections.

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Between 2004 and 2018, National parties collected Rs 8721.14 crore from unknown sources

donate1New Delhi, Jan 23: Political Parties play a key role in democracies as they contest elections, form governments, formulate policies and are responsible for providing governance and improve the lives of the common man. Political parties need access to money in order to reach out to the electorate, explain their goals/policies and receive inputs from people. But where do they collect their funds from?

Average winning percentage was 46.6, NOTA polled 5, 42,295 votes

New Delhi, Jan 21: In the Madhya Pradesh Assembly Elections 2018, 120 political parties and independents were in the fray. These included, 5 national political parties, 6 state political parties, and 109 registered unrecognised parties.

Full house: All 12 ministers in Chhattisgarh are crorepatis

Raipur, Dec 27: It is a full house in Chhattisgarh. 12 out 12 ministers are crorepatis, a report by the Association for Democratic Reforms states.

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After being ruled by a lady, new Rajasthan Cabinet has just 1 woman minister

Jaipur, Dec 28: The new Rajasthan Cabinet has 9 ministers who have declared pending criminal cases against them. A report by the Association for Democratic Reforms states that out of the 9 minister, 5 have serious criminal cases pending against them

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How Mizoram voted: Employment remained biggest concern

New Delhi, Dec 20: The surveys conducted in most states suggest that jobs are the biggest issue for the people. A survey conducted in the parliamentary constituencies of Mizoram suggested that employment continues to be main issue.

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In Rajasthan 158 out of 199 MLAs are crorepatis

New Delhi, Dec 13: Out of the 199 MLAs analysed in the new Rajasthan assembly, 46 per cent have pending criminal cases against them.

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Telangana: Just 13 out of the 119 are not crorepatis in the new house

Hyderabad, Dec 13: In the state of Telangana, there are 106 crorepatis out of the total 119 MLAs elected to the new assembly.

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Telangana’s richest candidate is worth Rs 314 crore, second is BSP man valued at Rs 182 cr

komatireddy-rajagopal-reddyHyderabad, Dec 4: Out of the 1,777 candidates analysed in the Telangana assembly elections, 368 have declared pending criminal cases against them.
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Chhattisgarh polls: Full analysis of the criminal cases and financial background of candidates

Raipur, Nov 16: There are a total of 145 candidates with a criminal background and 285 crorepati candidates, who are contesting the Chhattisgarh assembly elections 2018.

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