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Political parties should not give tickets to candidates with criminal background: ECI to SC

Despite the apex court's direction in 2018, the criminalisation of politics is going on and some alternate mechanism has to be found, the Election Commission (EC) said. A bench of Justices R F Nariman and S Ravindra Bhat asked the poll panel to come up with a framework within one week which can help curb criminalisation of politics in nation's interest.

Political parties should not give tickets to candidates with criminal background: ECI to SC

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  • India's reiteration on the Kashmir issue came after Trump while addressing the media with Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan in Davos on Tuesday said that the US was watching the developments relating to Kashmir "very closely" and repeated his offer to "help" resolve the dispute. It was Trump's fourth offer to help in resolving the Kashmir issue since withdrawal of the special status of Jammu and Kashmir.

    Ahead of Delhi Assembly elections, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal slammed Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and said they only do caste-based pol...

    Those who want to submit their views must do so in three weeks. The submissions would form part of the records of the committee and will be treated as confidential, the notice said. Those who wish to appear before the committee can indicate that in the submission.

    There is no role for any third party in the Kashmir issue which has to be resolved bilaterally with Pakistan and the onus is on Islamabad to...

    Javadekar also accused the Aam Aadmi Party and the Congress of "poisoning" the minds of minorities. He blamed the AAP and Congress for "instigating" violent protests against the CAA in the national capital. Kejriwal sympathises with people raising 'Jinnah Wali Azadi' slogans not the persecuted minorities," he stated.

    "We need to seriously think whether we need to have such a House which appears to be functioning with only political motives. It is not mandatory to have the Council, which is our own creation, and it is only for our convenience. So let us discuss the issue further on Monday and take a decision on whether or not to continue the Council," CM Jagan Mohan Reddy said.

    However, the state is taking a relook at the investigation into the Bhima Koregaon and the ‘urban naxal’ cases, Deshmukh told ET . The minister said also his Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) was against the implementation of the new citizenship law.

    On Monday, the assembly dominated by chief minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy’s YSRCP had passed the bills that propose three capitals for the state — legislative in Amaravati, executive in Visakhapatnam and judicial in Kurnool — and to repeal the Amaravati Capital Region Development Authority.

    Addressing a rally in support of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) here on Tuesday, Shah had dared, besides Mayawati, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee and Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav to a debate with him on the law on a 'sarvjanik manch' (public platform).

    Former Maharashtra Chief Minister and Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar on Thursday stoked a controversy when he suggested that ...

    "We have worked hard to improve our schools, the education system, health care... Who will take care of the education of your children, who will help you get good and affordable health care if you vote for any other party? Just give it a thought," the chief minister said while addressing a roadshow in the Badli constituency in support of AAP candidate Ajesh Yadav.

    The former diplomat has drifted from the JD(U) over its support to the amended citizenship law and the national population register exercise, as he has often claimed that these measures along with the national citizenship register, which is on the BJP's agenda, are divisive for the country.

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