July 30, 2019 10:05 pm
The bench made this comment while hearing an appeal filed by DMK leader R Sakkarapani challenging the April 2018 Madras High Court verdict dismissing his plea seeking disqualification of 11 AIADMK MLAs, including Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam.
July 19, 2019 9:41 am
A defection is a betrayal of the mandate. Any shift in political affiliation would mean the right to represent the mandate is lost. Political morality demands that he resign his seat and seek re-election.
April 12, 2019 12:05 am
It is time India tweaked its first-past-the-post system so that the people’s vote is not so easily hijacked.
February 21, 2015 12:19 am
Hargovind Singh may soon lose his membership for violation of anti-defection law.
January 26, 2012 12:05 am
Independent MLAs can't be disqualified under anti-defection law if they withdraw support,says SC.
October 18, 2011 12:03 am
Uttar Pradesh Assembly Speaker Sukhdeo Rajbhar disqualified BSP MLA Krishna Kumar Singh alias Satish Verma under the anti-defection law for joining the Samajwadi Party
October 17, 2011 1:39 pm
BSP MLA Krishna was disqualified from Assembly under anti-defection law as he had joined SP.
September 17, 2011 2:25 am
Former BSP MLA Fareed Mahfooz Qidwai,on Friday,under the anti-defection law,was disqualified as member of the state Assembly for joining the Samajwadi Party.
May 17, 2011 3:32 am
The criticism is significant as the BJP is claiming majority in the 224-member House after it managed to secure the support of the same rebel MLAs
November 15, 2010 11:51 am
Apex court directed that no action shall be taken against under the Anti-Defection Law in event of their defying a party whip.