1) Impact of Black Money in Elections and Political Activities

This paper analyses the influence of black money in elections and politics and vice versa in the context of several recent far reaching judgments of the Supreme Court and the Central Information Commission (CIC).

White Paper

Date

Copy of Paper

June 2015

2) Additional views of ADR/NEW on Political Finance and the 255th Report of the Law Commission of India 

On 22nd April 2015, ADR/NEW made a submission “Additional views of ADR/NEW on Political Finance and the 255th Report of the Law Commission of India” to the Election Commission of India.

Recommendation

Date

Copy of Recommendation

22nd April 2015

3) ADR Submits Recommendations to SIT on Black Money. 

Circulation of Unaccounted Money in Activities Related to Electoral Process

Recommendation

Date

Copy of Memorandum

12th December 2014

4) ADR and NEW's Recommendations for Electoral and Political Reforms. 

Recommendation

Date

Summary

April 2011

Entire Document

April 2011

5) Political Parties Draft Bill 2011. 

The enclosed bill was drafted by a committee Chaired by Justice M.N. Venkatachaliah, former Chief Justice of India. The other members of the committee included Mr. Sudhish Pai, Advocate, Sri Kuriya Chamayya, former Law Secretary, Karnataka, Mr. Arakere Jayaram, Journalist, Sri B. Somashekara, former Minister, and Prof Trilochan Sastry, founder ADR.

Recommendation

Date

English Version

2011

Hindi Version

2011

Gujarati Version

2011

  1. The Second Administrative Reforms Commission (2007) - Click Here
  2. Election Commission of India – Proposed Electoral Reforms (2004) - Click Here
  3. National Commission to review the Working of the Constitution (2001) - Click Here
  4. Law Commission Report on Reform of the Electoral Laws (1999) - Click Here

    (A) Law Commission' draft for amendments to the Representation of People Act, To download Click Here

  5. Vohra Committee Report (1993) - Click Here
  6. Indrajit Gupta Committee on State Funding of Elections (1998) - Click Here
  7. Goswami Committee on Electrol Reforms (1990) - Click here
  8. Justice Verma Committee Report on Amendments to Criminal Law, 23rd January 2013 - ADR finds mention on pages (vii) and Pages 350, 351, 357, 359 and Pages 364 to 382.  Chapter 13 (Page 340 onwards) of the report regarding Electoral Reforms is dedicated to ADR's reports and concerns - Click Here
  9. 20th Law Commission's 244th report on Electoral disqualification (2014) - Click Here
  10. 20th Law Commission's 255th report on Electoral Reforms (2015) - Click Here
  11. Background Paper on Electoral Reforms - Click here
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