Bribery in Parliament: What did 1998 Supreme Court judgment in PV Narasimha Rao case say?

The 1998 judgment came on a plea by former Prime Minister PV Narasimha Rao, who was among the Congress leaders accused of bribing certain MPs to vote against a no-confidence motion moved against Rao's government in 1993.
Justices SC Agarwal, Dr. AS Anand, SP Bharucha, S Rajendra Babu, GN Ray
Justices SC Agarwal, Dr. AS Anand, SP Bharucha, S Rajendra Babu, GN Ray

The Supreme Court on Monday held that Members of Parliament (MPs) and Members of Legislative Assembles (MLAs) are not immune to criminal charges if they give or accept bribes to speak or vote (or abstain from doing so) in a certain way within the legislative house.

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