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Karnataka Dy CM DK Shivakumar

24 Out Of 32 Ministers In Karnataka Cabinet Have Criminal Charges Against Them: ADR

The ADR report comes a day after Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah expanded his cabinet to full strength of 34 by adding 24 more ministers. Notably, there is only one woman on the entire list of cabinet ministers.

29 May 2023

Supreme Court

Cannot Pass Omnibus Directions On Expeditious Trial Of Lawmakers In Criminal Cases: SC

"How can we pass omnibus directions to all the high courts? In some special courts, the number of pending cases against lawmakers may be less in comparison to other courts," said the bench.

21 March 2023

Kerala Police Officer Accused In Several Criminal Cases Dismissed From Service

Kerala Police Officer Accused In Several Criminal Cases Dismissed From Service

On Monday, A Kerala police officer, accused in several criminal cases, was dismissed from the service.

09 January 2023

Supreme Court of India

SC Directs Varanasi Court To Supply Copy Of Charge Sheet To Congress MP Surjewala In 23-Yr-Old Criminal Case

Congress MP Randeep Singh Surjewala has been directed by the Supreme Court to be given an eligible copy of the charge sheet by a Varanasi court, in a 23-year-old criminal case in which he is an accused. Surjewala had filed a...

17 April 2023

Anil Chaudhary

Central Agencies Doing 'Fair Investigation' In Excise Policy Case: Delhi Cong Chief

A Delhi Congress president alleged that the central agencies were fair in investigating the excise policy case while unjustly investigating Rahul Gandhi.

01 March 2023

SC Refuses To Transfer Pending Criminal Cases Against Azam Khan Outside Uttar Pradesh

SC Refuses To Transfer Pending Criminal Cases Against Azam Khan Outside Uttar Pradesh

A bench comprising Chief Justice DY Chandrachud and Justice SA Nazeer and Justice PS Narasimha said it needed more cogent reasons for transferring the ongoing criminal cases against Khan.

04 January 2023

Andhra Pradesh CM Y.S Jagan Mohan Reddy

YS Jagan Mohan Reddy India's Wealthiest CM, Only Mamata Banerjee Not Crorepati Among 30 CMs: ADR Report

The ADR and Election Watch (NEW) said they have arrived at this conclusion after analysing the self-sworn poll affidavits of all the 30 current chief ministers of states and union territories

13 April 2023

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Man Facing 27 Criminal Cases Shot Dead In Chhattisgarh's Bilaspur

A 38-year-old man facing more than two dozen criminal cases was shot dead by unidentified assailants on Wednesday in Chhattisgarh's Bilaspur district, police said.

15 December 2022

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24 November 2022
Gujarat Elections: AAP Fields Most Candidates With Criminal Cases In Phase 1, BJP Banks On Crorepatis

Gujarat Elections: AAP Fields Most Candidates With Criminal Cases In Phase 1, BJP Banks On Crorepatis

Out of the 788 candidates contesting the first phase of the upcoming Assembly Elections in Gujarat, 167 have criminal cases against them while 211 are...


20 November 2022
Strict Action Against Persons Fanning Communal Tension Online: Coimbatore Police Commissioner

Strict Action Against Persons Fanning Communal Tension Online: Coimbatore Police Commissioner

Commissioner V Balakrishnan of the Coimbatore Police department warned anti-social elements on Sunday that criminal actions would be taken against them for...


07 November 2022
Know Your Leader: 55% Himachal Pradesh Poll Candidates Are 'Crorepati', 23% Have Criminal Cases

Know Your Leader: 55% Himachal Pradesh Poll Candidates Are 'Crorepati', 23% Have Criminal Cases

The Himachal Pradesh Election Watch and the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) have analysed the self-attested affidavits of 412 candidates contesting...


22 October 2022
Delhi Police Arrests 2 Robbers After Brief Exchange Of Fire In Jyoti Nagar

Delhi Police Arrests 2 Robbers After Brief Exchange Of Fire In Jyoti Nagar

Delhi: The officials have identified the two robbers as Shakti alias Sonu (36) and Sachin (24).


06 August 2022
Legal System Distorted As Only Poor Languish In Jail Without Trial: P Chidambaram

Legal System Distorted As Only Poor Languish In Jail Without Trial: P Chidambaram

Congress leader P Chidambaram has claimed that the legal system in the country is broken and only the poor are confined to jail.


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20 April 2022
Uttar Pradesh: Fake Police Held In Bareilly

Uttar Pradesh: Fake Police Held In Bareilly

According to the officials, both the accused have previous criminal records and were sent to jail on Wednesday.


16 March 2022
Assembly Polls: 45% Winners In 5 States Declared Criminal Cases Against Themselves Says ADR

Assembly Polls: 45% Winners In 5 States Declared Criminal Cases Against Themselves Says ADR

About 45 percent candidates who won the recent assembly polls in five states have declared criminal cases against themselves, poll-rights group Association for...


24 February 2022
UP Polls | Over 60% Seats In 5th Phase Have 3 Or More Candidates With Criminal Cases: Report

UP Polls | Over 60% Seats In 5th Phase Have 3 Or More Candidates With Criminal Cases: Report

Elections in the fifth phase are scheduled across 60 assembly seats of the 11 districts of Amethi, Ayodhya, Bahraich, Barabanki, Chitrakoot, Gonda, Kaushambi,...


13 February 2022
Goa: How Electoral Candidates With Criminal Cases Are Making Their Ways In 2022 Polls

Goa: How Electoral Candidates With Criminal Cases Are Making Their Ways In 2022 Polls

Out of 301 candidates nominated for the 2022 assembly polls in Goa, 77 of them are known to have criminal cases against them while 12 of them have declared...


05 February 2022
Two Criminals Wanted In Several Cases Arrested In UP

Two Criminals Wanted In Several Cases Arrested In UP

Devendra Singh is a district panchayat member and has many criminal cases registered against him in Bahraich and other districts of the state, the STF said in...


22 January 2022
Frame Policy To Ensure Periodic Disclosure Of Criminal Cases By CAs: Delhi HC Tells ICAI

Frame Policy To Ensure Periodic Disclosure Of Criminal Cases By CAs: Delhi HC Tells ICAI

Justice Prathiba M Singh observed that the profession requires a very high standard of integrity and said that there was a clear need for ICAI to create a...


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04 January 2022
Criminal Case To Be Registered Against Channi If Sad-BSP Voted To Power: Badal

Criminal Case To Be Registered Against Channi If Sad-BSP Voted To Power: Badal

Badal said it was shocking that the chief minister was trying to "befool employees with such cheap tricks".


04 September 2021
When State Is Allowed To Deprive A Person Of Her Life And Liberty: The Curious Case Of Our Criminal Laws

When State Is Allowed To Deprive A Person Of Her Life And Liberty: The Curious Case Of Our Criminal Laws

The time to call a halt to arbitrary powers of the State is now; else it may be too late!


10 August 2021
Political Parties Have To Publish Info On 'Candidates With Criminal Antecedents' On Their Website Homepage: SC

Political Parties Have To Publish Info On 'Candidates With Criminal Antecedents' On Their Website Homepage: SC

The Supreme Court directed the ECI to carry out a campaign to make every voter aware about his right to know and the availability of information regarding...


10 August 2021
HC's Sanction Mandatory For Withdrawal Of Criminal Cases Against Lawmakers: Supreme Court

HC's Sanction Mandatory For Withdrawal Of Criminal Cases Against Lawmakers: Supreme Court

A bench headed by Chief Justice N V Ramana also said that it was mulling setting up a special bench at the apex court to monitor the cases against...


30 July 2021
Maharashtra: Naxal Couple With Rs 8 Lakh Bounty Surrenders In Gadchiroli

Maharashtra: Naxal Couple With Rs 8 Lakh Bounty Surrenders In Gadchiroli

Maniram Boga was wanted in 13 cases of murder and 21 cases of police-Naxal encounters, among others, and was carrying a prize reward of Rs 6 lakh


28 July 2021
SC Rejects Kerala Govt's Plea Seeking Withdrawal Of Criminal Case Against LDF MLAs

SC Rejects Kerala Govt's Plea Seeking Withdrawal Of Criminal Case Against LDF MLAs

A bench of justices D Y Chandrachud and M R Shah observed that right to free speech and privileges of lawmakers do not extend them immunity against criminal...


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