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Politicians should have retirement age: Ramesh

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 25, 2013, 20:14

Indicating strong disciplinary action against certain dissident party leaders in Odisha, Union Minister and senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh on Wednesday said politicians should have age for retirement from politics.

Seriously mulling to bar entry of criminals in politics: Sibal

Last Updated: Friday, September 20, 2013, 18:48

Government on Friday said it was working on a proposal to prevent the entry of criminals into politics even as a bill to prevent immediate disqualification of lawmakers upon conviction in a criminal case is pending in Parliament.

Politicians who are involved in alleged sex scandals

Last Updated: Thursday, September 19, 2013, 23:18

Rajasthan minister Babu Lal Nagar on Thursday tendered his resignation after being accused of raping a 35-year-old woman in the pretext of providing her a `suitable job`.

Usher in transparency in inflation data, demand politicians

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 03, 2013, 09:07

Politicians have called for a total revamp of the current measurement system of retail price movement of essential commodities in the country.

Ecuador leader rebukes Assange for mocking Australian politicians

Last Updated: Saturday, August 31, 2013, 09:09

Ecuadoran President Rafael Correa chastized WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange for making fun of Australian politicians in a video shot at his place of refuge in Ecuador`s London embassy.

Chris Christie, Hillary Clinton polled `hottest` US politicians

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 06, 2013, 14:43

A new poll has declared New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton are the "hottest politicians" in the United States.

Politicians have benami flats in Adarsh: BJP MLA

Last Updated: Thursday, August 01, 2013, 22:19

Politicians from Congress- NCP alliance in Maharashtra have "benami" flats in controversial Adarsh housing society here, Devendra Fadnavis alleged.

Centre to seek review of barring jailbirds from elections

Last Updated: Friday, July 12, 2013, 15:36

The central government will approach the apex court to review its judgment barring jailed politicians from contesting elections.

NCP hails SC judgement on RPA Act

Last Updated: Thursday, July 11, 2013, 20:47

NCP welcomed Supreme Court`s ruling holding unconstitutional legal provision providing protection to elected representatives convicted of criminal charges but have filed appeal in the higher court.

A person in jail cannot fight polls for legislative bodies: SC

Last Updated: Thursday, July 11, 2013, 18:28

A person, who is in jail or in police custody, cannot contest election to legislative bodies, the Supreme Court has held.

Nitish Kumar hails SC order on convict lawmakers

Last Updated: Thursday, July 11, 2013, 16:48

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday hailed the Supreme Court order disqualifying MPs, MLAs and MLCs from contesting elections on conviction saying it would help reform the system.

‘1,460 lawmakers have criminal cases against them’

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 10, 2013, 21:53

A total of 1,460 MPs and MLAs have declared criminal cases against themselves in their affidavits submitted to Election Commission before contesting elections.