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Political parties have to justify fielding tainted candidates: SC

IndiaTimes Thursday, 13 February 2020
An SC bench said political parties have to give wide publicity through newspapers and social media about the criminal antecedents of a candidate along with reasons for such selection, also specifying why ticket was not given to a candidate with clean image. It also asked parties to upload all information about pending criminal cases against its candidates on its website.
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News video: SC cracks whip on political parties fielding candidates with criminal history|OneIndia News

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SHOULD PEOPLE WITH CRIMINAL BACKGROUNDS BE ALLOWED TO CONTEST ELECTIONS HAS BEEN CONTSTANT DEBATE...THE SUPREME COURT HAS NOW CRACKED ITS WHIP ON THE POLITICAL PARTIES FIELDING CANDIDATES WITH A CRIMINAL HISTORY IN BOTH THE GENERAL AND THE ASSEMBLY ELECTIONS. A BENCH HEADED BY JUSTICE ROHINTON F...

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