Monday, Nov 28, 2022

Representation of the People Act


Cong MP withdraws Bill seeking removal of cap on poll expenses

March 14, 2020 4:10 am

Earlier, speaking against the Bill, Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said that if the limit on election spending is removed, it will give rise to money power in the elections."

BJP names ex-BSP MP’s son for Charkhari bypolls

March 24, 2015 3:12 am

Akhil will be filing his nomination papers on Tuesday in the presence of BJP state president Laxmikant Bajpai.

Fine-tuning democracy

March 21, 2015 4:20 pm

Law Commission report frames crucial issues but reaches hasty conclusions.

Denial of a right

February 09, 2015 12:22 am

Not allowing undertrials to vote is unreasonable.

It’s time to clean up

September 10, 2014 8:08 am

The debate on criminalisation of politics has been long. Now for some solutions

Rush to register as political party on Lok Sabha poll eve; number now at 1,627

April 06, 2014 10:23 am

To become a recognised political party either at the state or national level, a party has to fulfil certain criteria.

Raise election expenses bar 30-50%, EC to tell Govt

January 28, 2014 1:55 am

The decision is expected to be finalised at a meeting of the EC early next month.

Lawfully Ours

January 05, 2014 5:31 am

The Budget Session of Parliament convened for 32 days between February 21 and May 8.

Plea seeks removal of convicted MPs,MLAs

December 10, 2013 12:37 am

SC had struck down Section 8 (4) of the Representation of the People Act,1951,which protects convicted legislators from disqualification if they appeal before a higher court within three months.

SC won’t hear plea on jailed candidates

November 26, 2013 5:22 am

The court told the petitioner,that such a petition may not be permissible under Article 32.