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Union Cabinet approves adaptation of 37 central laws including Indian Penal Code, CrPC, Census Act in Jammu and Kashmir
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Union Cabinet approves adaptation of 37 central laws including Indian Penal Code, CrPC, Census Act in Jammu and Kashmir

The Indian Penal Code, 1860, Code of Civil Procedure, 1908, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Representation Of People Act, 1950, Census Act 1948 and Prevention Of Corruption Act, 1988, are among the laws which will be applicable to Jammu and Kashmir following Union Cabinet's decision to approve adaptation of central laws under concurrent list to the Union Territory.

Mandatory for candidates to publish criminal records in media: Mumbai city district magistrate Shivaji Jondhale
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Mandatory for candidates to publish criminal records in media: Mumbai city district magistrate Shivaji Jondhale

Shivaji Jondhale made the remarks while discussing various topics related to election, during a meeting of representatives of political parties held at the district collector office in Mumbai

Election Commission warning on electoral bonds: Opaqueness defeats idea of clean money in political funding
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Election Commission warning on electoral bonds: Opaqueness defeats idea of clean money in political funding

Electoral bonds scheme, which came into effect in January 2018, had clocked in over Rs 600 crore political funding by October 2018.

Budget Session of Parliament begins today: List of Bills slated to be tabled includes triple talaq
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Budget Session of Parliament begins today: List of Bills slated to be tabled includes triple talaq

The budget session of Parliament will commence on Monday as the Modi government readies to present its last full Budget before the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

Supreme Court to examine whether EC can de-register political parties for appointing 'tainted' office-bearers
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Supreme Court to examine whether EC can de-register political parties for appointing 'tainted' office-bearers

The petitioner is arguing that Section 29A of the electoral act means that the power to register and recognise a political party by the EC also means it can de-register them.

Winter Session of Parliament: Govt to table bill to allow NRIs to vote through postal or e-ballots
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Winter Session of Parliament: Govt to table bill to allow NRIs to vote through postal or e-ballots

KK Venugopal told the court that NRIs could not be allowed to vote by merely changing the rules made under the Representation of People Act and a Bill was needed to be introduced in Parliament to amend the Act itself to grant the voting rights

SC seeks data on conviction rate of politicians in criminal cases, mulls lifetime ban on convicted lawmakers
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SC seeks data on conviction rate of politicians in criminal cases, mulls lifetime ban on convicted lawmakers

Supreme Court sought to know the rate of conviction of politicians in criminal cases and asked whether its direction to complete trial against them within a year was being effectively implemented

A reporter’s diary from Nandyal: From AK-47s and crude bombs in 1991 to outpouring of venom in 2017
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A reporter’s diary from Nandyal: From AK-47s and crude bombs in 1991 to outpouring of venom in 2017

Naidu should know by now that there is no one-size-fits-all recipe to win an election in any region at any time. In politics, one plus one seldom equals two.

Chhagan Bhujbal allowed to cast vote in presidential polls 2017, tells Mumbai court it's his constitutional right
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Chhagan Bhujbal allowed to cast vote in presidential polls 2017, tells Mumbai court it's his constitutional right

Bhujbal has been in judicial custody since his arrest under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) last year.

EVM tampering: Opposition parties have failed to take defeat sportingly, put EC image in dock
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EVM tampering: Opposition parties have failed to take defeat sportingly, put EC image in dock

The shrillness with which the 16 political parties are alleging EVM tampering essentially suggests that they have not reconciled to the defeat in recent rounds of Assembly and local bodies elections.

Assembly Elections 2016: EC bans exit polls between 4 April and 16 May
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Assembly Elections 2016: EC bans exit polls between 4 April and 16 May

The Election Commission on Thursday banned exit polls between 4 April and 16 May when Assembly elections are held in five states.

DMDK women's wing leader and Vijayakant's wife Premalatha booked for 'instigating'  voters to take money for their votes
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DMDK women's wing leader and Vijayakant's wife Premalatha booked for 'instigating' voters to take money for their votes

DMDK women's wing leader and party founder Vijayakant's wife Premalatha has been booked for allegedly instigating voters to accept money from DMK and AIADMK to vote in the coming assembly elections.

SC seeks EC's reply on plea seeking voting rights for migrants
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SC seeks EC's reply on plea seeking voting rights for migrants

According to the provisions of the Representation of People Act, when government servants and a class of certain other persons are allowed to vote through postal ballots, then the same right be given to private persons who are forced to leave their respective constituencies for reasons of employment.

Panneerselvam, cabinet colleagues leave for Bangalore
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Panneerselvam, cabinet colleagues leave for Bangalore

Senior party leaders and cabinet ministers, including Natham R Viswanathan, R Vaithilingam, Edapadi Palanisamy, C Vijayabaskar, KC Veeramani and BV Ramana also accompanied the chief minister on the private flight, airport sources said.

Jaitley questions EC's directive to file FIRs against media, Modi
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Jaitley questions EC's directive to file FIRs against media, Modi

The senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley here today questioned the Election Commission's directive to file criminal case against the media, besides Narendra Modi, for violation of election norms.

BJP manifesto release violation of RPA: Cong complains to EC
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BJP manifesto release violation of RPA: Cong complains to EC

The Congress complaint also said the BJP manifesto has referred to the construction of Ram Temple in Ayodhya which was against the secular structure of the country.

UPA not first to take ordinance route to overturn SC, NDA did it in 2002
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UPA not first to take ordinance route to overturn SC, NDA did it in 2002

The BJP seems to be conveniently forgetting that it did exactly the same thing in similar circumstances in 2002.

Cabinet nod to amendments negating SC order on convicted MPs, MLAs
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Cabinet nod to amendments negating SC order on convicted MPs, MLAs

The proposal, in the form of Amendments to the Representation of People Act, will ensure that a lawmaker cannot be disqualified after conviction if his or her appeal is pending before a court and sentence is stayed.

Political Parties against RTI: Amendment bill tabled in Lok Sabha
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Political Parties against RTI: Amendment bill tabled in Lok Sabha

The RTI (Amendment) Bill seeks to insert an explanation in Section 2 of the Act so that political parties will not be considered a public authority.

Here's a law our politicians wouldn't mind creating
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Here's a law our politicians wouldn't mind creating

Given their opposition to the RTI and criminal MPs being prevented from coming into Parliament, here's a suggested law that might be approved.