MCD polls: Court acquits candidate of defacing public property

A city court has acquitted an RJD candidate for the Delhi civic polls earlier this year of the charge of defacing public property by pasting her posters on an electric pole, as the complainant himself was the investigating officer in the case. Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Manish Khurana absolved the woman, who had contested from the […]

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MCD polls: Delhi HC junks pleas against ward allocation criteria

The Delhi High Court today dismissed the pleas seeking quashing of the notification laying down criteria for allocation of wards for reserved categories and women in the upcoming MCD polls. A bench of Justices Sanjiv Khanna and Chander Shekhar said the criteria was based on population density of an area and the 2011 census data […]

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HC reserves verdict on pleas against MCD election

The Delhi High Court today reserved its verdict on pleas seeking quashing of the notification laying down the manner of allocation of wards for reserved categories and women in the upcoming MCD polls. “Arguments heard. Judgement reserved,” a bench of Justices Sanjiv Khanna and Chander Shekhar said. Terming the petitions as “absurd”, the Delhi state […]

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Delhi HC CJ recuses from hearing plea to stall 2017 MCD polls

Delhi High Court Chief Justice (CJ) today recused herself from hearing pleas seeking to quash the notification laying down the manner of allocation of wards for the reserved categories and women in the upcoming municipal polls in the national capital. A bench headed by Chief Justice G Rohini said the matter will be heard by […]

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Court reserves order on MCD polls

The Delhi High Court Thursday reserved its order on petitions by a group of councillors seeking quashing of the state election commission’s decision to reserve seats for candidates of the Scheduled Castes in the Municipal Corporation of Delhi elections to be held in April. The councillors of the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Congress moved […]

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