Mathew Idiculla, Research Consultant with the Centre for Law and Policy Research, writes to the Deccan Herald on the rising criminalisation of politics. He analyzes the Supreme Court's Electoral Disqualification case and predicts what the upcoming judgement might look like. Idiculla concludes that we should look for change from the legislature and the executive, not the judiciary.


'The "criminalisation" of Indian politics has long been seen as an issue that takes away the sheen of India’s claim to be a free democracy. While there have been multiple efforts to ‘cleanse’ Indian politics in the past, this issue has now also got the attention of...'
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