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MLAs in Delhi: From Crorepati to Maha-Crorepati

Politics in Delhi is lucrative. Or simply a rich MLAs gets richer by sheer grace of God. One MLA from Bijwasan grew his assets from Rs 6 crore to Rs 111 crore! Another MLA from Badarpur grew from Rs. 8 crore to Rs. 58 crore !! ( see table below) Delhi Election Watch (DEW) and Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) have analysed ...

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16% Candidates in Delhi have declared Criminal cases

ADR Association for Democratic Reforms is India’s independent elections watchdog. They fought long hard battles for one cause – to clean up politics, to keep criminals out. By exposing them through a simple process of law. Every candidate whether a criminal or clean, files a sworn affidavit before the election commission, in which he/she has to declare his/her criminal record, their wealth, education and things which ...

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AAP gets 20 crore in donations. Says we don’t need more.

A facebook post by Arvind Kejriwal this morning; “Ur party needed Rs 20 crores to fight Delhi elections. We have met that target. We don’t need any more money for Delhi elections.. ” What? A politician who says NO to money? AAP is the first party ever to cap its donations.  The first party to ask its contributors to stop donating. ...

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Over 75% donations to Political parties are by unknown sources.

More than 75% of the funds received by major political parties, came from unknown sources. This is the result of a detailed analysis done by the Association for Democratic reforms, taking into account all receipts declared by the parties in their Income Returns from the year 2004-12. 2004-12 Party Funds officially received (Crore) Unknown donors Congress 1951 82.50% BJP 952 73% NCP ...

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Importance of the ADR; and Aruna Roy

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India is a unique country. Every year GDP increased. And one thing which increased with the GDP is corruption. Well, It’s says a rotten apple can rot the whole bucket. And here 30% are rotten who are trying and succeeding in rotting the bucket. Nope! I am not talking about your dining table. I’m talking about our system: the parliament, ...

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