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

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

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

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