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SC notice on barring people in jail from fighting polls

Last Updated: Friday, April 04, 2014, 12:45

The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to the central government on a public interest litigation that has sought to bar people in jail from contesting polls.

SC turns down pleas on its July 10 order on lawmakers

Last Updated: Monday, December 16, 2013, 16:53

The Supreme Court on Monday turned down a plea seeking that its order on disqualification of convicted MPs and MLAs be effective even in case of lawmakers who were held guilty of serious offences before the judgement.

Plea to review verdict on convicts in elections dismissed

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 19, 2013, 15:15

The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed as infructuous the government`s plea seeking a review of its verdict holding that jailbirds can`t contest elections.

Rahul Gandhi praises Manmohan, calls him his `guru`

Last Updated: Thursday, October 10, 2013, 17:56

Days after his public criticism of the government over ordinance on convicted lawmakers, Rahul Gandhi on Thursday sought to mollify Prime Minister Manmohan Singh saying he is "my guru" and "a man with good intent".

Decoding Rahul Gandhi’s ‘nonsense ordinance’ moment!

Last Updated: Sunday, October 06, 2013, 16:23

Whether what Rahul did on September 27 at the Press Club of India was stage-managed and pre-planned or not is a matter of conjecture but if one can see the lighter side of it then it was downright hilarious.

SC ruling on convicted MPs, MLAs may lead to new guidelines

Last Updated: Sunday, October 06, 2013, 10:38

The recent Supreme Court ruling on convicted lawmakers may lead to creation of fresh guidelines to help deal with the new scenario where MPs and MLAs stand disqualified immediately upon conviction.

Advani crediting me on ordinance is speculation: Pranab Mukherjee

Last Updated: Saturday, October 05, 2013, 19:24

President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday described as speculation LK Advani crediting him for the withdrawal of the ordinance on convicted lawmakers, saying he had nothing to do with the development.

Rahul could have used `some other words`: Sheila on ordinance

Last Updated: Saturday, October 05, 2013, 19:14

Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit has said Rahul Gandhi could have used "some other words" to criticise the ordinance on convicted law makers.

Sushma trashes govt contention that she supported ordinance

Last Updated: Friday, October 04, 2013, 14:19

BJP leader Sushma Swaraj on Friday termed as "dishonest" and "mischievous" government`s contention that she had supported the ordinance on convicted lawmakers.

Ordinance on convicted lawmakers: When PM must draw the line

Last Updated: Friday, October 04, 2013, 12:29

Rahul Gandhi`s outburst on `Ordinance` has further dented the PM`s image.

Advani credits President for ordinance withdrawal, says Sonia must share the blame

Last Updated: Friday, October 04, 2013, 09:42

The UPA government continues to face flak over the Ordinance on convicted lawmakers blunder.

My mother told me words that I used were wrong: Rahul Gandhi on ‘nonsense’ ordinance controversy

Last Updated: Thursday, October 03, 2013, 18:39

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi admitted on Thursday that perhaps the language that he used to denounce the ordinance was wrong.