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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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[17 Apr 2015 | Comments Off | ]
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 | ]
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 | ]
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. …

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[14 Oct 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Maharashtra elections: Avg. asset increase of a re-contesting MLA: Rs. 8.17 crores

Assets Comparison of Re-Contesting MLAs in the Maharashtra 2014 Assembly Elections
Summary of asset comparison of re-contesting MLAs
 
Association of Democratic
​ Reforms and Maharashtra Election Watch have analyzed the asset declarations of 216 re-contesting MLAs (i.e. winners of the 2009 Maharashtra Assembly elections who are contesting again in 2014). The report attached analyzes their increase/decrease in self-declared assets in the past 5 years. ​
​​​   Ø  The average assets of these 216 re-contesting MLAs in 2009 was Rs. 4.97 crores
   Ø  The average assets of re-contesting MLAs as declared in their affidavits in …

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[22 Sep 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Election Expenditure Of Political Parties During Maharashtra And Haryana Assembly Elections, 2009

Comparison of Election Expenditure of political parties during Maharashtra and Haryana Assembly Elections, 2009

 
Funds collected and expenditure incurred by political parties:

Total funds collected by the major political parties which contested in Maharashtra Assembly Elections in 2009 was Rs 81.07 crores while parties which contested in Haryana Assembly Elections collected a total of Rs 69.79 crores

Total expenditure incurred by the parties which contested in Maharashtra Assembly Elections was Rs 15.74 crores while parties from Haryana spent a total of Rs 15.87 crores

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