Association for Democratic Reforms

60 per cent ministers in Kerala Cabinet declared criminal cases in election affidavit: ADR

Twelve ministers in the Kerala cabinet have declared criminal cases against themselves in their election affidavits.

published on : 24th May 2021

ADR moves SC challenging practice of executive alone appointing Election Commissioners

The NGO also sought establishment of a neutral and independent collegium/ selection committee for appointment of members of the Election Commission.

published on : 17th May 2021

34 newly-elected Assam MLAs have criminal cases against them: ADR

The new assembly will have one member with declared cases related to murder, five members with cases of attempt to murder and two with cases related to crimes against women.

published on : 6th May 2021

25 per cent candidates in phase-5 of WB polls have declared criminal cases against themselves: ADR

The West Bengal Election Watch and Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) have analysed the self-sworn affidavits of all 318 candidates.

published on : 9th April 2021

Poll stars and dubious stats: A look at candidates' criminal records

1,157 (18 per cent) have declared criminal cases against themselves in their affidavits and 632 (10 per cent) candidates have declared serious criminal cases against themselves.

published on : 2nd April 2021

18 per cent candidates contesting in phase-3 Assam polls declared criminal cases: ADR

The Assam Election Watch and the ADR have analysed the self-sworn affidavits of all the 337 candidates who are contesting in polls.

published on : 26th March 2021

26% candidates contesting in phase 3 WB polls declared criminal cases against themselves: Report 

The West Bengal Election Watch and the Association for Democratic Reforms have analysed the self-sworn affidavits of all the 205 candidates who are contesting in the polls to be held on April 29.

published on : 26th March 2021

11% candidates declared criminal cases against themselves in phase 2 Assam assembly polls: ADR

The Assam Election Watch and the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) have analysed the self-sworn affidavits of all the 345 candidates contesting in the polls to be held on April 1.

published on : 23rd March 2021

SC to hear on March 24 plea against opening of window for sale of electoral bonds

A bench comprising Chief Justice S A Bobde and justices A S Bopanna and V Ramasubramanian took note of the submission of an NGO that its plea be heard urgently.

published on : 18th March 2021

Bihar Assembly polls: Winners bagged average 25.23 pc of total registered votes, says ADR

In a statement, the poll rights group said the winners won with an average of 25.23 per cent of the total registered voter

published on : 8th December 2020

39 out of 59 newly-elected MLAs in Meghalaya are 'crorepatis': Report

According to the Meghalaya Election Watch and the Association for Democratic Reforms, the Congress that emerged as the largest party with 21 seats has 15 or highest number of rich MLAs.

published on : 4th March 2018

Gujarat polls: 21 per cent of phase 2 candidates of Congress, 15 per cent of BJP face criminal cases

The Gujarat Election Watch and the ADR analysed the affidavits of 822 out of 851 candidates, who are contesting in the second phase of the assembly election starting from December 14.

published on : 7th December 2017