7th Phase LS polls: 170 with pending criminal cases, 278 crorepatis in fray

vote2019New Delhi, May 14: In the seventh and final phase of the Lok Sabha elections 2019, there are 909 candidates in the fray of which 170 have declared pending criminal cases against themselves.

127 of the 909 candidates analysed have declared serious criminal cases against themselves says a report by the Association for Democratic Reforms.

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Chhattisgarh: 24 with criminal cases, 48 crorepaties in the new House

New Delhi, Dec 14: There are 24 MLAs with pending criminal cases, while 48 of them are crorepaties in the newly elected Chhattisgarh legislative assembly.

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Mizoram: Candidates with criminal cases jumps from nil to 2

New Delhi, Dec 12: The number of candidates with a criminal background in Mizoram has jumped from none to 2. In the 2013 elections, none of the candidates had declared pending criminal cases against them.

Tripura assembly elections 2018: 22 candidates have pending criminal cases

Out of the 297 candidates contesting the Tripura assembly elections 2018 22(7%) candidates have declared criminal cases against themselves. 17 candidates have declared serious criminal cases against them, a report by the Association for Democratic Reforms states.

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Is it a record? Just one candidate with criminal background in Manipur polls 2017

manipurThis could be a record of sorts. Just one candidate out of the 98 contesting in the second phase of the Manipur assembly elections 2017 has declared a pending criminal case against him.

A report by the Association for Democratic Reforms says that it has analysed the sworn affidavits of 98 candidates.

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Punjab polls 2017: 100 candidates have declared criminal cases

punelecOut of the 1,145 candidates contesting the Punjab assembly elections 2017, 100 have declared criminal cases against them. The analysis done by Association for Democratic Reforms stated that 77 candidates have declared serious criminal cases against them. Four candidates have declared cases related to murder (Indian Penal Code Section-302) against them.

Eleven candidates have declared cases related to attempt to murder against them. Five candidates have declared cases related to crimes against women.

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Assembly polls: 294 MLAs have pending criminal cases

puducherryNew Delhi, May 21: A total of 294 MLAs elected in the five states where assembly elections were held have pending criminal cases against them. While Kerala tops the list with 62 per cent such MLAs, Puducherry records the most number of crorepati MLAs.
This report prepared by the Association for Democratic Reforms and the National Election watch analysed the affidavits of 812 MLAs elected in Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, Assam, Kerala and Puducherry.

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311 candidates in Kerala have pending criminal cases against them

kerala1New Delhi, May 12: There are 311 candidates in Kerala who have declared pending criminal cases against them.

Out of the 1,125 candidates analysed by the Kerala Election Watch and Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) 138 have declared serious criminal charges against them.

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West Bengal phase 3&4- 128 candidates have pending criminal cases

west_bengal_state_map_with_districtsOut of the 763 candidates contesting phase 3 and 4 in West Bengal, 128 have declared pending criminal cases against them.
The data prepared by the Association for Democratic Reforms and West Bengal Election Watch details the candidates contesting in phase 3 and phase.

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Assam phase II polls- 42 have pending criminal cases

AssamDistrictsThe second phase of the Assam Assembly elections will witness a total of 42 candidates with pending criminal cases contesting the polls.
A data analysis prepared by the Association for Democratic Reforms states that it has analysed the self-sworn affidavits of 523 candidates out of 525 candidates who are contesting in the Second phase of Assam Assembly Elections to be held on 11 April 2016.

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