The figures show that there are as many as 5,175 subject cases against elected MPs/MLAs pending as of November, 2022. Of these, cases that are pending for more than 5 years are as many as 2,116, which figure is more than 40% of such pendency.
The House of Representatives for the State of Texas on 23-05-2023 passed SB-1070 amending Section 18.062 of the Election Code. Under new
The five Judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court has upheld the Governor’s decision of inviting Eknath Shinde to form the Government in the State of Maharashtra and has refused to quash Udhav Thackeray’s resignation as it was submitted voluntarily before the floor test. This Explainer not just provides a Bird’s-Eye view of the Supreme Court Judgment for easy reference but also gives a detailed point-wise breakdown of each issue.
The Court found the records of family register conspicuous showing an attempt to fabricate evidence of professing Christianity by A. Raja, who was elected to a seat of Kerala Legislative Assembly reserved for members of Scheduled Caste in Kerala.
If during course of investigation some credible evidence have been collected, charge sheet has been filed, cognizance has been taken, discharge application has been rejected by the Trial Court by speaking and reasoned order and that order has been upheld by the Revisional Court, by a speaking and reasoned order, then Arvind Kejriwal must participate in the trial proceedings.
Criminal proceedings against Arvind Kejriwal in Sultanpur Court have been stayed by Allahabad High Court, considering that special leave to appeal is still pending in Supreme Court and if it is allowed, then the entire proceedings would be a futile exercise.
This roundup revisits the analyses of Supreme Court’s judgments/orders on constitutionality of EWS Quota and dissent; Juvenility of Kathua gangrape-murder accused; acquittal of all Chhawla gangrape-murder accused; why Rajiv Gandhi assassination convicts were set free, and more. It also covers reports on Justice Chandrachud’s appointment as the 50th CJI and his to-do-list; CJI UU Lalit’s retirement; explainers on important law points; some Never Reported Judgments; and career trajectory and important decision of Justice BR Gavai.
Allahabad High Court: In an appeal filed by Bharatiya Janata party MLA Vikram Singh Saini against the judgment passed by the
Supreme Court: In an appeal against the judgment passed by the Kerala High Court confirming an order passed by the
Madras High Court: In a review application filed to review the order passed by this Court, the division bench of R. Mahadevan
Supreme Court: The 3-judge bench of NV Ramana, CJ and Hima Kohli and CT Ravikumar, JJ has referred, the matter relating to
Chhattisgarh High Court: In a case where an election was declared null and void on the grounds of non-disclosure of
“…A right to elect, fundamental though it is to democracy, is, anomalously enough, neither a fundamental right nor a Common Law Right.
Madhya Pradesh High Court: The Division Bench of Ravi Malimath, CJ. and Dinesh Kumar Paliwal, J. allowed an appeal which was filed
Karnataka High Court: H P Sandesh J. allowed the petition and quashed the proceedings initiated against the petitioners. This petition is filed
Bombay High Court: Reiterating the well-settled position that, contractual employees are not the employees of the principal employer, N.B. Suryawanshi, J., held
Calcutta High Court: The Division Bench of Rajesh Bindal, CJ. (A), and Arijit Banerjee, J., on 07-05-2021 had entertained the PIL which
“The barriers to political participation are not of the same character as barriers that limit access to education and employment.”
Supreme Court: The 3-judge bench of RF Nariman*, BR Gavai and Hrishikesh Roy, JJ reiterated the law relating to the bar to
“All State Election Commissioners appointed under Article 243K in the length and breadth of India have to be independent persons who cannot be persons who are occupying a post or office under the Central or any State Government.”