anti-defection law

Supreme Court refuses opinion status of expelled legislator

The Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to express an opinion on whether a lawmaker, after being expelled from a party, would attract disqualification under the anti-defection law for defying its whip during voting in the legislature.

Aug 03, 2016, 12:31 PM IST

Anti-defection law now for Zilla Parishad members in Odisha

The Cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has approved the proposal in this regard.

Nov 26, 2015, 20:07 PM IST

TDP seeks disqualification of 4 MLAs for cross-voting in RS poll

TDP petitioned Andhra Pradesh Assembly Speaker seeking disqualification of MLAs under Anti-Defection Law, for violating party whip and voting for rival candidate in Rajya Sabha election on February 7.

Feb 15, 2014, 01:08 AM IST

JD(U) withdraws plea to terminate membership of 3 rebel MPs

JD(U) has withdrawn its application seeking termination of membership of its three rebel Lok Sabha members under the anti-defection law.

Jul 02, 2013, 17:26 PM IST

Justice Verma for change in anti-defection law

Former CJI Justice JS Verma on Tuesday said he favours changes in anti-defection law of the country.

Feb 12, 2013, 23:33 PM IST

Odisha: NCP asks Speaker to invoke Anti-Defection Law against 4 MLAs

Sharad Pawar led NCP strongly protested merger of its Legislature Party comprising four MLAs with the ruling BJD.

Jun 09, 2012, 23:15 PM IST

NCP asks Speaker to invoke Anti-Defection Law against 4 MLAs

Sharad Pawar led NCP sought Odisha Legislative Assembly (OLA) Speaker`s intervention into the merger of its party`s 4 MLAs into ruling BJD.

Jun 09, 2012, 20:27 PM IST

Larger SC bench to examine Amar`s plea on anti-defection law

The Supreme Court Wednesday
decided to refer to a larger bench a crucial question as to whether an expelled legislator or parliamentarian can be disqualified under the anti-defection law for defying a whip.

Nov 10, 2010, 13:52 PM IST

Jaya Prada, Amar Singh`s plea on anti-defection law adjourned

The SC, Monday adjourned hearing on a petition by Jaya Prada and Amar Singh challenging the provisions of the anti-defection law.

Oct 25, 2010, 13:09 PM IST

11 BJP rebel MLAs served notice under anti-defection law

Karnataka assembly Speaker K G Bopaiah served notices to 11 rebel BJP MLAs under the provisions of the anti-defection law.

Oct 08, 2010, 14:01 PM IST