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Mar 27, 2016
DMDK women's wing leader and Vijayakant's wife Premalatha booked for 'instigating' voters to take money for their votesDMDK 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.
Jan 12, 2015
SC seeks EC's reply on plea seeking voting rights for migrantsAccording 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.
Sep 29, 2014
Panneerselvam, cabinet colleagues leave for BangaloreSenior 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.
Apr 30, 2014
Jaitley questions EC's directive to file FIRs against media, ModiThe 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.
Apr 07, 2014
BJP manifesto release violation of RPA: Cong complains to ECThe 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.
Sep 25, 2013
UPA not first to take ordinance route to overturn SC, NDA did it in 2002The BJP seems to be conveniently forgetting that it did exactly the same thing in similar circumstances in 2002.
Aug 22, 2013
Cabinet nod to amendments negating SC order on convicted MPs, MLAsThe 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.
Aug 12, 2013
Political Parties against RTI: Amendment bill tabled in Lok SabhaThe 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.
Aug 05, 2013
Here's a law our politicians wouldn't mind creatingGiven their opposition to the RTI and criminal MPs being prevented from coming into Parliament, here's a suggested law that might be approved.
Jul 10, 2013
Why SC's ban on convicted MPs, MLAs from office mattersThe landmark verdict of the Supreme Court is a long awaited one.