65 crorepatis, 79 with pending criminal cases contesting in 5th phase of Bengal polls

New Delhi, Apr 10: 79 of the 318 candidates contesting in the fifth phase of the the West Bengal Elections 2021 have declared pending criminal cases against them. 64(20%) have declared serious criminal cases against themselves, according to a report by the Association for Democratic Reform.

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Assam elections phase-3: 60 with pending criminal cases in the fray

New Delhi, Mar 26: Out of 337 candidates analysed, 60 (18%) candidates have declared criminal cases against themselves in phase 3 of the Assam assembly elections. 45(13%) have declared serious criminal cases against themselves says a report by the Association for Democratic Reforms.

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11 out of 30 MLAs in Puducherry have pending criminal cases against them

New Delhi, Mar 05: 11 out of the 30 sitting MLAs in Puducherry have pending criminal cases against them.

A report by the Association for Democratic Reforms says that 4 (13%) MLAs have declared serious criminal cases. 

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West Bengal: 104 out of 282 sitting MLAs have pending criminal cases

New Delhi, Mar 03: Out of the 282 sitting MLAs analysed in the West Bengal assembly, 104 MLAs have declared criminal cases against themselves.

Out of the 282 MLAs, 90 have declared serious criminal cases, says a report by the Association for Democratic Reforms. 

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Gujarat by-polls 2020: 7 candidates have very serious pending criminal cases against them

New Delhi, Oct 30: There are 14 candidates fighting the Gujarat by-elections with pending criminal cases.

The affidavits of 80 candidates fighting the November 3 polls which have been analysed by the Association for Democratic Reforms. Out of 80 candidates analysed, 14 (18%) candidates have declared criminal cases against themselves. 7 (9%) have declared serious criminal cases against themselves. 

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Bihar Elections 2020: 328 candidates have pending criminal cases against them

New Delhi, Oct 20: 328 of the 1,064 candidates analysed for the Bihar Assembly Elections 2020 have declared criminal cases against them.

Of the 328 candidates, 244 have declared serious criminal cases pending against them says a report by the Association for Democratic Reforms. 

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Bihar Elections 2020: Since 2005, 30 per cent have declared pending criminal cases

New Delhi, Oct 09: A total of 10,785 candidates who have contested either Parliamentary or State assembly elections since 2005 from Bihar have been analysed by the Association for Democratic Reforms and Bihar Election Watch.

A total of 820 MPs/MLAs who have held seats either in the Parliamentary or State assembly elections since 2005 from Bihar have been analysed.

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Bihar Assembly Elections: 136 out of 240 sitting MLAs have pending criminal cases

New Delhi, Sep 14: 136 of the sitting 240 MLAs in the Bihar assembly have pending criminal cases against them. A report by the Association for Democratic Reforms says that of the 136, 94 have serious criminal cases pending against them. 11 MLAs have declared cases related to murder (IPC section 302). 30 MLAs have declared cases related to attempt to murder (IPC section 307). 

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54 of 229 Rajya Sabha MPs have declared pending criminal cases against them

rajya-sabhaNew Delhi, July 22: Out of the 229 Rajya Sabha MPs analysed, 54(24 per cent) Rajya Sabha MPs have declared criminal cases against themselves. 28(12 per cent) Rajya Sabha MPs have declared serious criminal cases. One Rajya Sabha MP namely Bhonsle Shrimant Chh.

Udayanraje Pratapsinghmaharaj (BJP) from Maharashtra has declared cases related to murder (IPC section 302).

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4 with pending criminal cases, 5 crorepati in Delhi Cabinet

delhi-cabinetNew Delhi, Feb 17: Four out of the seven ministers sworn in to the Delhi Cabinet on Sunday have pending criminal cases against them.

3 ministers have declared serious criminal cases against themselves. Out of the 7 ministers analysed, 5 (71%) are crorepatis, according to a report by the Association for Democratic Reforms.

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