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Sep 26, 2018
Supreme Court, Parliament and voters are equally at fault for not curbing criminalisation of politicsTuesday's Supreme Court judgment may be legally sound, but it is a dampener in the struggle for clean politics
Sep 25, 2018
Should MPs/MLAs with criminal past be allowed to contest elections in India? Supreme Court verdict likely todayThe five-judge SC bench had in the course of hearing made it clear that it can neither lay down a law nor ask the Parliament to enact one to bar the politicians with criminal antecedents from contesting elections.
Aug 28, 2018
Supreme Court reserves verdict on pleas seeking disqualification of lawmakers with criminal backgroundSupreme Court reserved the judgement after the parties including the Election Commission and the Central government concluded their arguments.
Dec 17, 2013
SC seeks law panel view on disqualifying poll candidatesA bench of Justice RM Lodha and Justice Shiva Kirti Singh also asked the Law Commission to examine whether filing of a false affidavit under Section 125 of the Representation of People Act could be a ground for disqualification of a candidate.