India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 20, 2013
The Supreme Court yesterday dismissed Centre's plea seeking review of its judgment debarring arrested persons from contesting polls, saying it is not necessary to look into the issue in view of amendment in law by Parliament.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday September 6, 2013
Negating a Supreme Court order, Parliament today passed a bill that maintains the right of those in jail to contest polls, with the government saying the court verdict was wrong and the Legislature has Constitutional duty to correct it.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday August 27, 2013
The Rajya Sabha today passed a bill to amend the Representation of People Act to allow a person in police custody to file nomination to fight an election.