Supreme Court on Monday, adjourned the hearing on the petition seeking caste census. A bench by Justice Nageswara Rao today said one such petition is pending in another bench as well. The Maharashtra government had already filed a petition in the Supreme Court on the subject of caste census.
The Supreme Court agreed to hear a petition on Thursday, seeking direction to register FIR against political parties, which indulge in distribution of freebies to the voters, so as to induce them during elections.
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.