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44 of 260 candidates in J'khand polls face criminal cases, including rape, murder: report

According to the ADR report, 46 (18 per cent) candidates contesting in the second phrase are crorepatis.

29 Nov 2019 1:29 PM

EC must encourage people to contest polls

Candidates are also disqualified if they have been convicted for some specific offences that are listed.

24 Mar 2019 12:06 AM

Voters pick politicians based on looks: study

There is a mismatch between the types of politicians that voters say they want and those who are deemed to perform well once in office.

01 May 2018 4:08 PM

BMC’s employees’ exam stumps aspirants

Shiv Sena leader Yashwant Jadhav has slammed the civic administration for setting up an exam curriculum that is not related to their work.

17 Mar 2018 4:25 AM

EC postpones polls to 1 seat each in UP, U'khand after BSP, SP candidates die

The polls in both the places were to be held on February 15.

13 Feb 2017 7:47 AM

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UP polls: 302 crorepati candidates, 168 with criminals cases in 1st phase, says report

143 contestants have declared serious crimes against them such as murder and crimes against women.

04 Feb 2017 6:07 PM

Citizen groups ‘unwilling’ to contest municipal polls

Civic activist Harish Pandey, who contested from Dahisar in 2007, said that he is not keen to contest BMC polls.

16 Jan 2017 4:16 AM

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