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[29 Jan 2014 | Comments Off | ]
An Open Letter to Shiv-Sena’s Uddhav Thackeray & Aditya Thackeray From RTI Activist Jeet Ghatge

An Open Letter to Mr. Aditya Thackeray and Mr. Udhav Thackeray from RTI Activist Jitendra Ghatge.
Respected Mr. Aditya Thackeray and Mr. Udhav Thackeray.
Dear Aditya Thackeray Writing to you for being the leader of new generation of Shiv- Sena and more importantly this letter is from one ‘Marathi Manoos’ to another ‘Marathi Manoos’ who’s Grandfather the Late Mr.Bal Thackeray and father Mr.Uddhav Thackeray had and have always portrayed themselves as the savior of Marathi ( Maharashtrians ). I would like to convey immense displeasure and anger caused by your party’s Ex-MLA …

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[29 Jan 2014 | Comments Off | ]
An Open Letter to Shiv-Sena’s Uddhav Thackeray & Aditya Thackeray From RTI Activist Jeet Ghatge

An Open Letter to Mr. Aditya Thackeray and Mr. Udhav Thackeray from RTI Activist Jitendra Ghatge.
Respected Mr. Aditya Thackeray and Mr. Udhav Thackeray.
Dear Aditya Thackeray Writing to you for being the leader of new generation of Shiv- Sena and more importantly this letter is from one ‘Marathi Manoos’ to another ‘Marathi Manoos’ who’s Grandfather the Late Mr.Bal Thackeray and father Mr.Uddhav Thackeray had and have always portrayed themselves as the savior of Marathi ( Maharashtrians ). I would like to convey immense displeasure and anger caused by your party’s Ex-MLA …

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[13 Nov 2013 | Comments Off | ]
Campa Cola Society, Supreme Court Stays Demolition Till May 31st, 2014 – Sigh Of Relief For Residents

The Supreme Court taking a suo moto cognizance of media reports on demolition of the Campa Coloa building has stayed the action and ordered the BMC to delay the demolition till May 31, 2014. The court  has also ordered the BMC to take action against the builders. Residents were seen celebrating after news of the stay came in.
Seven high-rise buildings of Campa Cola Housing society were constructed between 1981 and 1989. The Builders had permission for only 6 floors but the 2 buildings in the compound Midtown and Orchid has …

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[13 Nov 2013 | Comments Off | ]
Campa Cola Residents Evicted Forcefully : Political Parties will Bear A Brunt In Upcoming Elections.

The Force full Eviction process of Campa Cola Residents has started the Mumbai Police has forcibly entered into the compound and evicted the protestors,The the gate of the complex, which was blocked by residents,has been demolishted with the help of bulldozers. After which, they began demolishing the illegal construction.
Fighting a legal battle since 2005, the residents said they were duped by the builders and will be on the roads if their flats were pulled down.  The seven high-rise buildings were constructed at the Campa Cola Compound between 1981 and 1989. …

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[2 Nov 2013 | Comments Off | ]
10% First Phase candidates in Chhatttisgarh have Declared Criminal Cases, 17% are crorepatis, Avg. Growth in Assets: 260%

Analysis of Criminal, Financial, Education, Gender and other details of Candidates contesting in the First Phase of Chhattisgarh 2013 Assembly Elections
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Association for Democratic Reforms and Chhattisgarh Election Watch (CEW) have analysed the self-sworn affidavits of all 143 candidates who are contesting in 18 constituencies during the first phase of Chhattisgarh State Assembly Elections. (English and Hindi versions of the detailed reports are attached below)
 
Criminal:
 

Candidates with Criminal Cases: Out of the 143 candidates contesting in the first phase of 2013 Chhattisgarh Assembly Elections, 15 candidates (or 10 %) have …

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[22 Sep 2013 | Comments Off | ]
37 Sitting MPs & MLAs Declare Cases Under IPC 153A (Promoting Communal Tension )

In the wake of the horrific communal riots in Muzaffarnagar, all the political parties continue to play a blame game against each other. Analysis by the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) and National Election Watch (NEW) however reveals how most political parties have been continuously giving election tickets to candidates who have declared charges of promoting enmity between religious groups (IPC 153A), destruction of religious places (IPC 295) and committing acts intended to outrage religious feelings (IPC 295A).

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Sitting MPs/ MLAs
·         Sitting MPs with cases under IPC 153A: …