[Freebies by political parties] Supreme Court orders listing of case before 3-judge bench; will re-examine Subramaniam Balaji ruling

A Bench led by outgoing Chief Justice of India (CJI) NV Ramana said that the top court's 2013 judgment in Subramaniam Balaji v. Govt. of Tamil Nadu might need reconsideration.
Election Commission of India and Supreme Court
Election Commission of India and Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Friday ordered that the plea against freebies promised by political parties before elections, needs to be heard by a 3-judge bench in view of the complexity of the issue [Ashwini Upadhyay vs Union of India and ors].

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