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Opinion  /  Published 22.11.21

For a cleaner India

The root of corruption in India lies in the lack of transparency in electoral spending by political parties...
By Gautam Bhattacharya

Opinion  /  Published 11.11.21

Tale of a secret brotherhood

The electoral bond scheme shields corporate entities from public scrutiny, camouflaging the financial nexus between corporate companies and political parties...
By Jayant Pankaj , Shivam Mogha

India  /  Published 24.06.21

ADR releases study on electoral trusts

BJP received over 76% of all donations made through electoral trusts, while the Congress and the Aam Aadmi Party are a distant second and third, respectively...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 23.06.21

ADR releases reports on poll bonds 2019-20

BJP received Rs 276.45 cr followed by Congress which received Rs 58 cr; top donors include JSW, Apollo Tyres, Indiabulls, Delhi International Airport and DLF groups...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 09.06.21

Most poll defectors from Cong: Report

Association for Democratic Reforms, the NGO who conducted the survey, recommended tighter norms and constitutional changes to discourage party hopping...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


North East  /  Published 06.05.21

More Assam MLAs with criminal cases

Most of these legislators belong to Congress (12) followed by AIUDF (10), BJP (9), AGP (1), United People’s Party Liberal (1) and Independent (Raijor Dal) one...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 23.04.21

Open secret: electoral bonds

JMM shows the way, declares donors in report to EC...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 08.03.21

Politics remains gender blind

Why is women’s representation so dismal? Are women not nominated in large enough numbers or, having been nominated, do they struggle to win?...
By Omkar Poojari

India  /  Published 22.01.21

Ex-poll panel chiefs flag migrant vote hurdles

In the 2019 elections, a third of eligible voters did not vote, and most of these are believed to be migrant workers...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 28.10.20

‘Urgent’ plea on poll bonds

The NGO challenged the fresh issuance of electoral bonds by State Bank of India, between October 19 and 28, just ahead of the Bihar elections...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi


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