Only Parliament can make law to stop corrupt 'netas' from contesting elections: Supreme Court

Sep 26, 2018, 09:26 AM

The Supreme Court today ruled that it cannot issue a disqualification to bar those candidates from contesting elections against whom a chargesheet has been filed in criminal offences.The Court in its judgment noted that Indian democracy has seen a steady rise in criminalisation of politics due to which Parliament needs to step in to curb the same. So what are the directions for curbing criminalisation of politics which includes