What has the Supreme Court said about hate speech in political campaigns?
9th Mar 2022More
Concerns about vote tampering and pleas to increase verification during elections are not new, and has resurfaced again at the SC as a PIL.
9th Mar 2022More
The SC in Abhiram Singh held that appeals cannot be made to the caste and communal identities of voters and candidates in elections.
8th Mar 2022More
The SC issued two orders on reservation policies in PG medical entrance exams and municipal elections.
22nd Jan 2022More
In State of Goa v Fouziya Imtiaz Sheikh the Court emphasised that an independent Election Commission is key to India’s democracy.
22nd Dec 2021More
Khanwilkar J dismissed the Maharashtra Government's petition seeking the Union Government's 2011 Socio Economic and Caste Census data.
18th Dec 2021More
Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay v Union of India
The Supreme Court is hearing challenges against the practice of offering and distributing freebies during election campaigns.More
Association for Democratic Reforms v Union of India
The Supreme Court will decide the constitutional validity of the practice of appointing the members of the Election Commission by the Executive.More
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Anoop Baranwal v Union of India
A Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court is entertaining a PIL seeking to reform how members of the Election Commission of India are appointed.More
Abhiram Singh v C. D. Commachen
The 7-judge bench held that appealing to the ascriptive identities of any candidate and that of the voters constitutes a ‘corrupt practice’ under Section 123(3) of the Representation of the People Act, 1951.More