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Judicial overreach?
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AFP AIADMK chief and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa presenting a laptop computer to a student at a ceremony in Chennai on September 15, 2011.

Three recent judgments by the Supreme Court and one interim order by the Lucknow Bench of the Allahabad High Court have a direct impact on the functioning of Indian democracy. By V. VENKATESAN in New Delhi


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Let's consider another case in which CIC considered Political parties
to be a public body and asked for appointment of PIO .There are
contentions that political parties may move an act making them out of
the purview.
The problem starts when political parties abdicate their
responsibility of bold decisions(political fallouts) to cleanse the
system and judicial actions is seen as an overreach.
Though supreme court in above rulings has left enough room for
addressing the deficiencies,A common platform could be reached only
when political parties start a joint and dedicated effort with EC to
remove the concerns plaguing elections.
from:  Amit Singh
Posted on: Jul 31, 2013 at 20:54 IST
The problems with our electoral system is very deep and widespread.
The unwillingness and nexus between political parties has left no
door open. Our parliament has lost its credibility and at the same
time judiciary has impressed with their people pro vision. This is
not a healthy situation. The judiciary gets chance to overreach when
parliament shortfalls to follow their duty.

The statement of Election Commission here is very appropriate"Its not
true that good fruits are not falling but they are falling from the
wrong tree." The expectation of time is from the parliament to show
will power to bring legislation which will correct the current rotten
electoral system.
from:  Gour
Posted on: Jul 27, 2013 at 11:58 IST
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