Constitutional crisis in Uttarakhand – Explained

Source: The Hindu, Indian Express Relevance: Understanding the recent constitutional crisis in Uttarakhand Synopsis: Uttarakhand Chief Minister resigned recently.  Various constitutional issues involved and the probable future course of action by Election Commission of India Background Citing “constitutional crisis”, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Tirath Singh Rawat recently submitted his resignation to Governor due to uncertainty over… Continue reading Constitutional crisis in Uttarakhand – Explained

Congress moves SC against EC’s decision to hold separate bypolls for 2 RS seats in Gujarat

The Gujarat Congress has decided to move the Supreme Court against the Election Commission(EC) decision to conduct separate bypolls for two Rajya Sabha seats in the state. The petitioner has sought a direction to the Election Commission for holding the election for the two seats simultaneously. The EC has termed the vacancies as casual vacancies.The… Continue reading Congress moves SC against EC’s decision to hold separate bypolls for 2 RS seats in Gujarat