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Political parties show dip in donations above Rs 20,000 in fiscal 2015-16

Political parties show dip in donations above Rs 20,000 in fiscal 2015-16

Election Commission has recommended to the government to ban anonymous donations above Rs 2,000 to political parties.

Dec 21, 2016, 05:06 AM IST

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.

Jul 11, 2013, 18:28 PM IST

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.

Sep 05, 2012, 19:11 PM IST

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.

Oct 06, 2010, 19:12 PM IST

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