A Person Can Change His Religion & Faith But Not Caste; SC

The Supreme Court of India today in Mohammad Sadique Vs. Darbara Singh Guru has reiterated that a person can change his religion and faith but not the caste, to which he belongs, as caste has linkage to birth. A bench comprising of Justices Ranjan Gogoi and Prafulla C. Pant observed that it […]

Election; Prescription of Educational Qualification is not irrelevant : SC

The Supreme Court of India today in the case of Rajbala Vs. State of Haryana held that prescription of an educational qualification is not irrelevant for better administration of the PANCHAYATS. A bench comprising of J. Chelameswar and Abhay Manohar Sapre JJ. viewed that the classification cannot be said either based on […]

Case Law on election of Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam as President of India

The Supreme Court of India in Charan Lal Sahu Vs. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam dated 11 December, 2002 found no merit either in the election petition against Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam or in the special leave petition against the judgment of the High Court of Delhi and dismiss them with costs which are assessed on Rs. 25,000/- in […]

Not inherited any wealth from Sunanda Pushkar : Shashi Tharoor tells HC

The Kerala High Court on Wednesday, 27 May 2015 in an election petition between ‘S. Suresh Vs. Dr. Shashi Tharoor‘ has pointed out that “the first respondent (Tharoor) in his written statement has clearly stated that he had not inherited any portion of the asset left behind by late Sunanda Pushkar […]

HC rejects Election Petition against Shashi Tharoor

The Kerala High Court has decided the Election Case between Ajit Joy Vs. Dr. Shashi Tharoor on Monday, 25 May 2015 in favour of Shashi Tharoor by rejecting the petition at the threshold under Order VII Rule 11 of C.P.C. The court considered the election petition filed by Ajit Joy, a former Indian […]

Election Petition not a Fortune Hunting; Kerala HC

The Kerala High Court in T. Siddiqu Vs. P. Karunakaran dated 10 April 2015 dismissed an election petition filed by T Siddique challenging the election of CPM candidate P Karunakaran from the Kasaragod parliament constituency. Justice B Kemal Pasha dismissed the petition with costs. Siddique contended that LDF candidate P Karunakaran […]