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Updated : 2 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) [India], February 23 (ANI): The Cabinet has decided to amend the Himachal Pradesh Municipal Corporation Act and the Himachal Pradesh Municipal Corporation Elections Rules for conducting elections on party symbols and provision of reservation for OBCs and disqualific
Updated : 4 months, 1 week ago IST
Patna (Bihar) [India], December 30 (ANI): Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday dismissed as "totally baseless" the claim by opposition Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Shyam Rajak who said that 17 MLAs of ruling Janata Dal (United) or JD(U) are in touch with the RJD and more will cross
Updated : 4 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Patna (Bihar) [India], December 27 (ANI): Senior Janata Dal (United) leader KC Tyagi on Sunday said the defection of six MLAs of his party in Arunachal Pradesh to join Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is not a good sign for alliance politics.
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], December 25 (ANI): Two days after District Development Council (DDC) results were declared, National Conference (NC) leader Omar Abdullah on Friday alleged that Jammu and Kashmir police and the administration were facilitating horse-trading and defection
Updated : 5 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Ernakulam (Kerala) [India], November 19 (ANI): Kerala High Court on Thursday said that defection and disloyalty of an elected candidate was nothing but an antithesis and an alien concept to the democratic form of governance apart from being an immoral and unprincipled act.
Updated : 9 months, 3 weeks ago IST
New Delhi [India], July 25 (ANI): The Supreme Court will hear an appeal on Monday filed by Rajasthan Speaker CP Joshi, against High Court's earlier order to defer anti-defection proceedings against former Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot and 18 Congress MLAs till July 24.
Updated : 10 months, 1 week ago IST
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], July 8 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Wednesday issued notice to Tamil Nadu Assembly Speaker P Dhanapal on a plea against him for allegedly delaying a decision on the anti-defection proceedings against 11 AIADMK MLAs who voted against the Edappadi Palaniswami gover
Updated : 1 year, 1 month ago IST
Chandigarh (Haryana) [India], Mar 18 (ANI): Haryana Minister Anil Vij on Wednesday took to Twitter and said that the anti-defection law must be done away with as it is against the basic principle of democracy.
Updated : 1 year, 3 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], Jan 20 (ANI): The Supreme Court will on Monday hear a PIL filed by BJP leader and lawyer, Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay, seeking directions to vest in the President and Governors powers to disqualify a sitting Member of Parliament or state Assembly under anti-defection law after
Updated : 1 year, 4 months ago IST
Dehradun (Uttarakhand) [India], Dec 19 (ANI): Lok Sabha Speaker on Thursday said that presiding officers should use their powers so that public confidence in Parliament and assemblies increases and noted that it was a matter of concern when courts start commenting on Speaker's decision.
Updated : 1 year, 5 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], Nov 27 (ANI): BJP MP Vikas Mahatme on Wednesday brought a private member bill in the Rajya Sabha against anti-defection law saying that it overrides the fundamental rights of citizens.
Updated : 1 year, 6 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], Nov 13 (ANI): Former law minister and senior Congress leader Ashwani Kumar welcomed the decision of the Supreme Court which upheld the decision to disqualify 17 rebel Karnataka Congress and JD(S) MLAs and said that the verdict will empower the anti-defection law.