Telling Numbers: 43% of 539 MPs declared cases against themselves, 11 of murder

According to an analysis by Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) and New Election Watch,among the 539 newly elected Lok Sabha MPs,43% have declared criminal cases against themselves. The analysis has highlighted that 29% of MPs have declared serious criminal cases relating to rape, murder, attempt to murder, kidnapping, crimes against women.In 2014, 21% had declared… Continue reading Telling Numbers: 43% of 539 MPs declared cases against themselves, 11 of murder

EC to set up control room for EVM complaints

The Election Commission has announced that an EVM control room will be set up at the Nirvachan Sadan for handling any EVM-related complaints till the completion of counting. The control room will become operative from 11 a.m. on May 22. This comes amidst concerns over alleged tampering and suspected manipulation of EVMs used in 2019… Continue reading EC to set up control room for EVM complaints