A petition has been filed in the Rajasthan High Court seeking to stop the payment of salaries, allowances and other benefits of those MLAs who have been staying at hotels for the last two weeks amid the political crisis in the state.
Jaipur: Courts have no jurisdiction over the disqualification of any member of a Legislative Assembly, Rajasthan Speaker told the Rajasthan High Court today as the petition filed by dissident Congress MLAs, led by Sachin Pilot, came up for hearing.
Though amendments have been made to the Representation of the People Act, politicos have shamelessly sold themselves to the highest bidder. Is it time parties sign “prenuptial” pacts with their candidates?
By the third week of May, more than 200 migrants were reported to have died due to road accidents while trudging home because of the nationwide lockdown. A colleague of mine suggested that we should do an analysis of the causes of these accidents.
Two men, Achhar Singh and Budhi Singh, had challenged their conviction by the Himachal Pradesh High Court. One had been sentenced to five years rigorous imprisonment and the other to undergo life imprisonment, plus a fine. The High Court had overturned their acquittal by the trial court.
Supreme Court's Juvenile Justice Committee met with juvenile justice representatives from all high courts along with UNICEF and key Central ministry officials to discuss protecting of children in juvenile and care homes during the Covid surge.