In its affidavit to the Supreme Court on Wednesday, the Centre said that there is no difference between a public servant and an elected representative while also pointing out that there are no specific service conditions laid down in respect of elected representatives.
A three-judge bench of Justices NV Ramana, Surya Kant & Aniruddha Bose has disposed off the plea today while appreciating the efforts of the petitioner Kirti Ahuja who appeared and argued the matter in person through Video Conferencing.
A new order of the apex court attempts to clean the rot in public life and punish politicians who have criminal cases against them. It is also time the Court protects witnesses who have testified against them.
The harrowing story of Prem Chand, a Sonipat shopkeeper who was acquitted 38 years after being accused of selling contaminated turmeric, is a classic case of due diligence and lawful action not being performed