January 12, 2017

Religion and Electoral Politics: Recent SC Judgement

On January 3, 2017, the Supreme Court has ruled that “religion, race, caste, community or language would not be allowed to play any role in the electoral process” and that election of a candidate would be declared null and void…

March 27, 2016

Election finance reforms in India

Major issues concerned with the Election finance reforms include - Limits on political contributions and party and candidate expenditure; disclosure norms and requirements; and State funding of elections.  These issues are governed by RoPA, the Conduct of Election Rules, 1961; Companies Act, 2013; Income Tax Act, 1961; Foreign…