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Apr 18, 2019
BJP leader approaches Supreme Court seeking to declare misquoting judicial orders a corrupt practiceThe plea in the Supreme Court also sought a direction that the Election Commission of India should have power to refer complaints against candidates for seeking vote on the basis of religion to appropriate investigation agencies.
Mar 29, 2019
Hardik Patel disqualified from contesting LS polls: A look at roles judiciary, electoral law and Rahul Gandhi playedOn 12 March, Patidar leader Hardik Patel joined the Congress in the presence of its president Rahul Gandhi and was all set for his electoral debut
Oct 30, 2018
Rajasthan BJP minister Dhan Singh Rawat booked for seeking 'Hindu votes' after campaign video goes viral on social mediaAt the public meeting in Banswara district on Saturday, the Bharatiya Janata Party legislator had claimed that his party was a "protector" of the "sanatan sanskriti" (traditional culture)' of India and termed the Congress a "party of Muslims".
Sep 10, 2018
Filing false election affidavit 'corrupt practice', but can't direct Parliament to frame law: Supreme CourtSupreme Court bench was hearing a petition filed by BJP leader and advocate Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay seeking a direction to the Centre to take appropriate steps to make false declaration before the EC and Chief Electoral Officer an electoral offence
Aug 27, 2018
Simultaneous polls: Law Commission to recommend changes to Constitution, election law this weekThe commission would recommend amendments to the Constitution and the Representation of the People Act to ensure simultaneous polls.
Feb 07, 2018
'No FIR yet against Arvind Kejriwal over his bribery remarks during Goa polls,' Delhi HC toldThe court was hearing Kejriwal' plea challenging the EC's 29 January order in which it had directed the Chief Electoral Officer of Goa to lodge an FIR against Kejriwal for his remarks about bribes made at poll rallies in the state on January 7-8 last year.
Jan 22, 2018
Office of profit row: AAP's Madhya Pradesh unit urges EC to disqualify 116 BJP MLAs in stateThe Madhya Pradesh unit of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) demanded the Election Commission disqualify 116 BJP MLAs in the state for holding offices of profit, an allegation dismissed by the ruling party
Jan 12, 2018
EC panel to review law barring campaigning 48 hrs before pollThe EC accepted that Section 126 of the Representation of the People Act does not take into account the revolution in communication technologies.
Sep 01, 2017
Supreme Court says court can't compel legislature to frame law on compulsory votingSupreme Court sought to know whether it can hear a PIL seeking a direction to Centre for ensuring compulsory voting in polls when the issue squarely fell within the domain of the legislature
Aug 04, 2017
E-postal ballots: Proxy voting for NRIs a right step, but preventing manipulation will be difficultThe government of India has approved a proposal allowing NRIs to vote for their preferred candidates via e-postal ballots without requiring them to be physically present in their constituencies on polling day