17th Lok Sabha Whereas, in pursuance of the Notifications No. H.11024(1)/2019-Leg-II, issued by the President of India on 18th March 2019, 19th March 2019, 28th March 2019, 2nd April, 2019, 10th April, 2019, 16th […]
1. Assistant Electoral Registration Officer: The Election Commission may appoint one or more persons as Assistant Electoral Registration Officers to assist an Electoral Registration Officer to prepare the electoral roll of the Constituency under his […]
the Constitution Bench in Ram Sewak Yadav Vs. Hussain Kamil Kidwai and Others, , an Election Tribunal has undoubtedly the power to direct discovery and inspection of documents within the narrow limits […]
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Before upsetting an election, the Court ought to be satisfied beyond all doubt that the election is void
The law in England is that even ‘if the petitioner claims the seat or office, but the respondent does not oppose the petition, the petition ought to proceed to trial as the […]
September 05, 2018: The U.P. Kshettra Panchayats and Zila Panchayats Adhiniyam, 1961-Validity of the notice-Whether in a given case, the Collector has transgressed the limits of his own jurisdiction is a matter which can be addressed in a challenge under Article 226 of the Constitution. We clarify that we have not provided an exhaustive enumeration or list of circumstances in which the Collector can determine the validity of the notice furnished under sub-section (2) in each case and it is for the Collector in the first instance and for the Court in the exercise of its power of judicial review, if it is moved, to determine as to whether the limits on the power of the Collector have been duly observed-APPEAL DISMISSED.
SC held filing of nomination through Electronic form was illegal in WB Panchayat Election- Relief for TMC
August 24,2018: A bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud exercised its extraordinary power under Article 142 of the Constitution and held : The […]
Date: 21.08.2018 The Supreme Court said the option of none of the above cannot be permitted in Rajya Sabha elections. Held : NOTA may serve as an elixir in direct elections but in […]
In this regard, reference can be made to the observations made by this Court in the case of Shyamdeo Pd. Singh v. Nawal Kishore Yadav (2000) 8 SCC 46. The Court has […]
We must emphasize the danger of believing at its face value oral evidence in an election case without the backing of sure circumstances or indubitable documents.
The growth of ‘Bicameralism’ in parliamentary forms of government has been functionally associated with the need for effective federal structures. This nexus between the role of ‘Second Chambers’ or Upper Houses of […]
Whether residence or domicile are essential ingredients of structure and composition of the Upper House.
The key question is whether residence was ever treated as a constitutional requirement under Article 80(4). In re: Special Reference No. 1 of 2002 [(2002) 8 SCC 237], it was observed that: […]
Supreme Court of India in Kuldip Nayar vs Union Of India & Ors decided on 22 August, 2006 held : The composition of Parliament India’s Parliament is bicameral. The two Houses along […]
A right to elect neither a fundamental right nor a common law right, is pure and simple a statutory right
Freedom of voting as distinct from right to vote is thus a species of freedom of expression and therefore carries with it the auxiliary and complementary rights such as right to secure information about the candidate which are conducive to the freedom
No doubt, the right to vote is a statutory right but it is equally vital to recollect that this statutory right is the essence of democracy. Without this, democracy will fail to thrive.