Criminal Record

  • '14 of 238 candidates in Rajasthan have criminal records' 11-04-2014 12:14 AM

    Only 14 out of 238 candidates, who have filed their nominations for Rajasthan's first phase polling on April 17 in 20 Lok Sabha seats, have criminal records as per their affidavits. According to a report published on Thursday by two NGOs -- Rajasthan Election Watch and Association of Democratic Reforms,...
  • 40% of AAP candidates in the state have criminal records, 30% are billionaires 09-04-2014 08:46 PM

    Strange as it may seem, 30 per cent of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) candidates for the second phase of Lok Sabha polls in Madhya Pradesh are billionaires, while 40 per cent have criminal records against them. This was revealed in an analysis of candidates for the second phase by the...
  • Nearly 1/3 Lok Sabha MPs from 2009 have criminal records 12-03-2014 11:31 AM

    New Delhi: In response to a PIL filed by Public Interest Foundation, the Supreme Court on March 10, 2014 directed that the criminal cases against MPs and MLAs should be completed within a year from the date of framing of charges by the trial court. Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR)...
  • LS polls: 1/3rd candidates declared till March 2 have criminal records 10-03-2014 03:28 PM

    New Delhi: According to an official press release by the Association of Democratic Reforms (ADR), one-third of the candidates announced by all political parties till March 2 have a criminal record. A total of 203 candidates were announced by various political parties as on March 2, 2014. Out of these,...
  • Rajasthan polls: Over 15 per cent candidates have criminal records 26-11-2013 04:21 PM

    New Delhi: Over 15 per cent of the candidates contesting Rajasthan Assembly elections have declared criminal cases against them with over 8 per cent of them facing serious criminal cases. According to a detailed analysis done by the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR), 111 candidates have declared criminal cases against...
  • Reject nomination papers of candidate if assets, criminal past not disclosed: SC 13-09-2013 11:20 AM

    Supreme Court on Friday said that the nomination papers of a candidate would stand rejected if he does not disclose the details of his assets or his criminal antecedents in his nomination papers. The apex court bench headed by Chief Justice P Sathasivam said that the returning officer had the...
  • Delhi Police to provide vocational training to youths with criminal background 28-07-2013 12:10 AM

    In an effort to bring back youths with criminal past to mainstream, Delhi police on Saturday launched an initiative 'Ujaas' under which 100 such people will be provided counselling sessions, psychological and vocational training. The initiative is a part of ongoing 'Yuva' scheme where Delhi police is engaging youths with...
  • Govt likely to appeal against SC order on convicted MPs, MLAs: Sources 10-07-2013 08:06 PM

    New Delhi: The government will likely appeal against a landmark Supreme Court order that struck down the legal provision which protects a lawmaker from disqualification even after conviction in a criminal case, sources said. The government feels the latest ruling will lead to a political witch-hunting, sources added. "Have to...
  • K'taka polls: Candidates with criminal records a concern 03-05-2013 09:34 AM

    Bangalore: There are two days left for the Karnataka Assembly elections and as always money power is a concern in the state. Not just that, the state Election Watch finds that more than 20 per cent of candidates have criminal records. Political parties may have promised to make the Karnataka...
  • Bihar netas show fake age, hide criminal records 27-10-2010 07:55 AM

    Patna: Politicians in Bihar are getting younger by the day! They've furnished false affidavits about their age and also lying about the number of criminal cases against them These leaders can give Baba Ramdev a run for his money. It seems they've defied the ageing process! "Why does Election Commissioner...
  • Bihar polls: 104 multi-millionaires, 219 criminals 22-10-2010 01:04 PM

    Patna: Against only 36 multi-millionaires in the last Assembly elections, there are over 100 multi-millionaires in the second and third phases of the ongoing Bihar polls, a report by two NGOs has said. It adds that 219 candidates have criminal records. The Association of Democratic Reforms and the National Election...
  • Karnataka: 47 candidates have dark past 06-05-2008 10:41 PM

    Wellington: Vernon Philander took 6 for 81 to help South Africa dismiss New Zealand for 275 - one run more than their follow-on target - on the fourth day of the third Test on Monday. Philander stirred memories of cricket's distant past when reached his 50th Test wicket in only...
  • Bihar politicos study law, break it 08-11-2006 01:37 PM

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