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[24 Dec 2016 | Comments Off on Donations Received above Rs 20,000 by National Political Parties In 2015-16 | ]
Donations Received above Rs 20,000 by National Political Parties In 2015-16

 
This report, prepared by Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) and National Election Watch (NEW), focuses on donations received by the National Political Parties, above Rs 20,000, during the Financial Year 2015-16, as submitted by the parties to the Election Commission of India (ECI). The National Parties include Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Indian National Congress (INC), Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), Communist Party of India (CPI), Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPM) and All India Trinamool Congress (AITC). It is to be noted that AITC was declared a …

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[24 Dec 2016 | Comments Off on Donations Received above Rs 20,000 by National Political Parties In 2015-16 | ]
Donations Received above Rs 20,000 by National Political Parties In 2015-16

 
This report, prepared by Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) and National Election Watch (NEW), focuses on donations received by the National Political Parties, above Rs 20,000, during the Financial Year 2015-16, as submitted by the parties to the Election Commission of India (ECI). The National Parties include Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Indian National Congress (INC), Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), Communist Party of India (CPI), Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPM) and All India Trinamool Congress (AITC). It is to be noted that AITC was declared a …

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[10 Mar 2016 | Comments Off on VIP Mayor’s Of Maharashtra State Municipal Corporations Violate Supreme Court Judgement By Putting Red Beacons On Their Cars ? No Action Initiated By State Machinery ? | ]
VIP Mayor’s Of Maharashtra State Municipal Corporations Violate Supreme Court Judgement By Putting Red Beacons On Their Cars ? No Action Initiated By State Machinery ?

Mayors of Municipal Corporations in Maharashtra violate Supreme Court judgement and State Governments Gazzette Notification by putting Red Beacons on their cars.
Despite a Supreme Court Ruling which restricted the use of Red Beacons on the Vehicles of Dignitaries, Mayors of Municipal Corporations in Maharashtra project themselves as VIP’s . Most of the Mayors of Various Municipal Corporations across Maharashtra still use Red Beacons on their Cars or Vehicles as it Symbolizes Power for them, its to be noted that The Supreme Court in December 2013 had directed the State governments …

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[17 Apr 2015 | Comments Off on Will Mira-Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC) appoint distinguished citizens with a record of social service, members representing local NGO’s and social organizations on ward committee panels (Prabhaag Samithi) ? No !!! | ]
Will Mira-Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC) appoint distinguished citizens with a record of social service, members representing local NGO’s and social organizations on ward committee panels (Prabhaag Samithi) ? No !!!

Will Mira-Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC) appoint distinguished citizens with a record of social service, members representing local NGO’s and social organizations on ward committee panels (Prabhaag Samithi) ?
The Answer is no !!! why ? Well out of all the Municipal Corporations Mira Bhayandar Municipal Corporation has been the worst performer and implementer of Government schemes and provisions, Despite recent reports that the civic administration has woken up from it’s slumber and has directed all ward committee chiefs to initiate process towards nominating active citizens on ward panels. Nothing concrete has …

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[10 Apr 2015 | Comments Off on Privilege motion against Shobha De ? Does’nt it violate Freedom of Speech ? | ]
Privilege motion against Shobha De ? Does’nt it violate Freedom of Speech ?

The constitution of India under Article 19(1A) declares that all citizens have the right to freedom of speech and expression, But Shiv Sena thinks it otherwise, if the constitution of INDIA has given every individual the right to freedom of speech , how can a Privilege motion be justified against Shobha De ? Its to be noted that De had only expressed her dissent on the diktat by the Maharashtra Government . Ms. De, reacting to Maharashtra government’s controversial move to make it mandatory for multiplexes to screen Marathi films …

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[24 Oct 2014 | Comments Off on BJP and INC fail to submit Lok Sabha Election Expense Details In Time To The ECI, Despite ECI Reminders | ]
BJP and INC fail to submit Lok Sabha Election Expense Details In Time To The ECI, Despite ECI Reminders

New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Indian National Congress (INC) are the only two National Parties which have not yet submitted details of the expenditure incurred by the parties ​during the Lok Sabha 2014 elections ​to the Election Commission of India (ECI). Among the recognised regional parties, only 24 parties out of a total of 49 parties have submitted their Lok Sabha election expenditure statements at the time of this release.
 Supreme Court Judgement regarding submission of Election Expenditure Statements by Political Parties
The Supreme Court of India, in its judgement of Common Cause Vs. …