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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.

SC to examine plea to bar criminals from running polls

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 05, 2012, 19:11

SC agreed to examine a plea for quashing of certain provisions of RPA which provided scope for persons with criminal antecedents to contest elections.

Juvenile convict can contest elections: Patna HC

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 06, 2010, 19:12

Patna High Court today observed that a juvenile convict could contest the Lok Sabha or Assembly elections after completion of sentence.

District Consumers` Forum member cannot contest elections: HC

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 10, 2010, 21:53

The Allahabad High Court on Tuesday ruled that a full-time member of a District Consumers` Forum cannot contest elections.

S M Krishna not contest elections anymore

Last Updated: Sunday, February 14, 2010, 23:40

External Affairs Minister and senior Congress leader S M Krishna on Sunday said he would not contest elections anymore.