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Mar 08, 2017
Manipur Election 2017: BJP blames Manipur CEO for ads goof-up, set to file counter FIRThe Manipur unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is likely to file a counter-FIR against the State Election Commission (SEC) for "mentally harassing" the party's office bearers, and for allegedly creating confusion with regards to advertisements that were published in local dailies in Imphal, Manipur, on 3 March.
Feb 25, 2017
UP Election 2017: BJP state chief Keshav Maurya booked for violating poll codeAn FIR was lodged against BJP's Uttar Pradesh unit chief Keshav Prasad Maurya on Saturday for allegedly violating the model code of conduct.
Aug 18, 2016
There are no laws governing social media statements of the governmentThe result of a lack of rules is that there is no legal obligation on the government to make accurate public statements, or keep a record of the statements.
Oct 15, 2014
Poll campaign cut-off is a fiction, run right into the voting hourOne reason for the bar against canvassing for votes after a specified cut-off time is to provide the voter an opportunity to contemplate all options the options about a party and a candidate without the intrusion of the ever-increasing volume of campaign noise that pester, seeking the voters’ favour.
Nov 19, 2013
SC approves amendment to RPA, those in jail can now contest pollsThe Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed Centre's plea seeking review of its judgement debarring arrested persons from contesting polls, saying it is not necessary to look into the issue in view of amendment in law by Parliament.
Sep 27, 2013
President should send ordinance back to govt, says Arvind KejriwalHolding that the ordinance on convicted MPs and MLAs has created discontentment among people, Aam Aadmi Party leaders on Friday met President Pranab Mukherjee and requested him to send it back to the government for reconsideration.
Sep 19, 2013
Compulsory voting will draw young voters and is welcome: Loksatta chiefLoksatta party chief Jayaprakash Narayan talks about why the current political system is flawed and what can be done to improve this.
Aug 03, 2013
Review plea in SC on debarring arrested persons from contesting pollsPetitions seeking review of two land mark judgements of Supreme Court disqualifying MPs and MLAs on being convicted and debarring arrested people from contesting polls have been filed in the apex court.
Jul 12, 2013
Persons in custody cannot contest polls in legislative bodies: Supreme CourtIn another pathbreaking verdict to prevent criminal elements from entering Parliament and state assemblies, the apex court ruled that only an "elector" can contest the polls and he/she ceases the right to cast vote due to confinement in prison or being in custody of police.
Jul 10, 2013
SC landmark judgement: Convicted MPs, MLAs must goIn a landmark judgement, the Supreme Court on Wednesday has termed as ultra vires a section of Representation of the People Act that allows a convicted lawmaker to remain in office till pendency of cases against him.