Election Laws

Karikho Kri vs Nuney Tayang 2024 INSC 289 – Right To Know Not Absolute – Voter’s Right

Voter’s Right to Know – SC Rejects the contention that the voter’s ‘right to know’ is absolute and a candidate contesting the election must be forthright about all his particular -We are not inclined to accept the blanket proposition that a candidate is required to lay his life out threadbare for examination by the electorate. …

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Karim Uddin Barbhuiya vs Aminul Haque Laskar 2024 INSC 282 – Election Petition – Corrupt Practice

Representation of the People’s Act, 1951 – Right to contest election or to question the election by means of an Election Petition is neither common law nor fundamental right. It is a statutory right governed by the statutory provisions of the RP Act. Outside the statutory provisions, there is no right to dispute an election. …

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Kuldeep Kumar vs UT Chandigarh 2024 INSC 129 :: [2024] 2 S.C.R. 693 – Mayor Elections –

Summary : Challenge against electoral malpractices by the presiding officer who conducted the election to the post of Mayor at the Chandigarh Municipal Corporation – Result of the election as declared by the Presiding Officer shall stand quashed and set aside -The appellant, Kuldeep Kumar, is declared to be the validly elected candidate for election …

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