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Legislators not barred from practicing as advocates: SC

The Supreme Court of India held that the legislators are not debarred from practicing as advocates during the period when they continue to be the Members of Parliament or the State Assembly/Council. “The provisions of the Act of 1961 and … Continue reading

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Majority ruling uphelds EC decision denying reservation of a symbol by a political party for “insignificant poll performance” valid; minority held otherwise: SC

A minority decision of the Supreme Court of India ruled that the Election Symbols (Reservation and Allotment) Order, 1968 (Symbols Order), insofar as it denies the reservation of a symbol for the exclusive allotment of the candidates set up by … Continue reading

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