146 of the 1,266 candidates contesting LS polls have pending criminal cases

New Delhi, Apr 06: 216 candidates out of the 1,266 who have filed their nominations have pending criminal cases against them.

The National Election Watch and Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) have analysed the self-sworn affidavits of 1266 out of 1279 candidates, who are contesting in the Lok Sabha Phase I. There are 13 candidates who have not been analysed due to unavailability of their properly scanned and complete affidavits, at the time of making this report.

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Operation Lotus: An unwanted adventure, when focus should have been the LS polls

Bengaluru, Jan 17: Another misadventure by the Karnataka has come to an end, with some rebels in the Congress returning to their fold. It began with the fiasco of trying to install a government after the 2018 assembly elections, which was short lived.

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LS polls: Pawar calls for meet to discuss candidate selection

Sharad-PawarMumbai, Oct 6: Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) president Sharad Pawar has called a two-day meeting of leaders of the state unit of the party here to discuss selection of candidates in Maharashtra for the Lok Sabha polls.

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