Insights into Editorial: Crime and politics: on political candidates with criminal records

Insights into Editorial: Crime and politics: on political candidates with criminal records Context: The Supreme Court has taken a timely decision by agreeing to hear a plea from the Election Commission of India (ECI) to direct political parties to not field candidates with criminal antecedents. The immediate provocation is the finding that 46% of Members …

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- ARTICLE 13- SPECIAL POWERS OF SUPREME COURT

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- ARTICLE 13- SPECIAL POWERS OF SUPREME COURT Introduction: The Pinarayi Vijayan-led LDF government in Kerala, on Tuesday, moved the Supreme Court against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), a first by any state government. They sought that the act be declared as violative of the basic structure—principle of equality, freedom and secularism. …