This is how anti-defection law ensures obedience of MPs

  According to The Indian Express, some newly elected MLAs in West Bengal (in May-June 2016) were being asked by their leaders to sign an oath of allegiance to their political party. This oath of allegiance is to be reportedly signed on a Rs 100 stamp paper. Whether this measure has been authorised by the party’s apex leadership (read Sonia

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Money collected by political parties for poll, officially

New Delhi, May 23: Between January 2004 and December 2015, there were a total of 71 Assembly Elections and three Lok Sabha Elections, according to Association of Democratic Reforms (ADR). For a long time, ADR is involved in an attempt to cleanse the elections, the process of elections in the country. It analyses data submitted by various political parties to the Election Commission of

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Analysis of Newly Elected MLAs in Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Assam, West Bengal and Puducherry.

Highlights Delhi, May 20th, 2016: Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) and National Election Watch (NEW), a nationwide campaign comprising of more than 1200 NGOs and other citizen led organizations, has been working on electoral reforms, improving democracy and governance in India. National Election Watch (NEW) groups in the five states of Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Assam, West Bengal and Puducherry have

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