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Thursday, Aug 22, 2019
news about Criminalisation of politics
Apr 07, 2019 14:08
Can there be different standards for transparency across different arms of the state? read more
Sep 29, 2018 18:37
Some of the judgments have been unanimously hailed. Others have been welcomed by some and criticised by others. Interestingly, those welcoming some judgements are the very people criticising some others. This is a clear indication that the court has... read more
Sep 28, 2018 23:21
The cases decided in the week of September 22-28 covered a range of issues — criminalisation of politics, discrimination in India’s old adultery law, religious aspect of Ram Janambhoomi title dispute, civil liberties of activists, legality of Aadhaar... read more
Sep 25, 2018 23:17
The Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday that it did not have the authority to disqualify political candidates charge-sheeted with crimes — including sitting MPs and MLAs — from contesting elections. read more
Sep 25, 2018 11:19
The Supreme Court said it is time for Parliament to make a law to ensure that politicians facing criminal cases are barred from contesting elections. read more
Sep 25, 2018 10:39
Under the existing law, politicians are banned from contesting elections for six years only if they are convicted for the crime. Also, there is nothing to stop convicted politicians from heading political parties. read more
Sep 24, 2018 23:10
In March, the union government said in an affidavit to the Supreme Court that a total of 1,765 representatives, including MPs and MLAs, a little over a third of all representatives in India, face criminal charges. read more
Aug 09, 2018 21:52
“Corruption is a noun but becomes a verb when it enters the political arena. It is infective and resistant to antibiotics,” chief justice of India Dipak Misra commented. read more
Apr 08, 2018 22:42
The distinct factor of the latest violence has been that leaders of political parties accused of Sena members’ killings and subsequent violence are relatives of each other read more