Current laws inadequate to check abuse of money in polls, says CEC O P Rawat

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Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) O P Rawat said on Saturday the present set of laws are inadequate to tackle the menace of black money in elections, and noted that Cambridge Analytica like machinations of data theft, data harvesting and fake news pose a potent threat to the electoral process in the country. Rawat, speaking on challenges to India electoral democracy …

PIL against burials at famous Marina Beach of Chennai withdrawn

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A PIL filed in the Madras High Court seeking to restrain the Corporation of Greater Chennai from permitting any burial of bodies on the famous Marina Beach here was dismissed as withdrawn today. Recording her submission, the bench dismissed the petition as withdrawn. She had sought a direction to the corporation not to permit burials in the area. If any …