It is vital for any country governed by the rule of law that its judges decide cases solely on the evidence presented by parties and law. Judicial accountability vanishes when a judge travels beyond the case and makes unnecessary remarks in his decisions. This would set a precarious precedent and is undesirable.
The Delhi High Court has on Thursday sought the Election Commission of India's response in a plea filed to bring about transparency in the electoral process by instituting internal democracy within political parties.
Immediately after the elections, though, it supposedly realized that holding bye-elections in a pandemic may be dangerous and dithered, putting Mamata’s re-election at risk. Immense pressure was put on the EC and it finally relented.
The Election Commission of India has filed an interlocutory application in the Supreme Court in the suo motu case In Re Cognizance for Extension of Limitation arising out of the challenge faced by the country on account of Covid-19.
During the hearing of the plea filed by Lok Janshakti Party leader Chirag Paswan challenging recognition of his uncle Pasupati Kumar Paras as the party leader, the Solicitor General appearing on behalf of the Union of India has objected vehemently on the maintainability of the present writ petition.
Adv Shashank Shekhar Jha filed the plea in Supreme Court seeking a National Investigation Agency to probe into Congress Parties alleged "tool kit" to tarnish the image of Prime Minister Modi & Centre over handling of Covid pandemic.