Day: December 11, 2017

Cannot Direct J&K Legislature To Constitute State Minority Commission: SC.

December 11, 2017

The Supreme Court today categorically said it cannot direct the state legislature of Jammu and Kashmir to legislate for formation of minority commission for the state and asked the Centre to “deliberate” on it. “How can we ask or direct the state legislature to legislate in a particular manner.The Centre says they will deliberate on […]

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Plea For Prohibiting Candidates From Contesting From More Than One Constituency: SC Seeks AG’s Appearance .

December 11, 2017

A Supreme Court bench led by Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra has sought the appearance of Attorney General (AG) KK Venugopal in a PIL seeking directions to restrict candidates from contesting from two constituencies simultaneously. Proposals to amend Section 33(7) of the Representation of People Act (RPA) were sent to the government. It was […]

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