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South Korea allows North fisherman to defect

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 10:27

South Korea said today it had granted a defection request from a North Korean fisherman rescued a week ago by the coastguard, in a move guaranteed to anger Pyongyang.

Suspended JD(U) MLA approaches Patna HC

Last Updated: Monday, June 16, 2014, 17:31

Renu Kushwaha, who was a minister in the erstwhile Nitish Kumar JD(U) government, today filed a writ petition in the Patna High Court challenging a show cause notice issued to her and another suspended party MLA for dismissal of membership under the anti-defection law.

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

Last Updated: Saturday, February 15, 2014, 01:08

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.

Assembly hearing on four defected NCP MLAs on Jan 30, 31

Last Updated: Saturday, January 04, 2014, 15:38

The much-awaited Assembly hearing on the petition for disqualification of four NCP MLAs who defected to Congress in Arunachal Pradesh over a year ago has been fixed on January 30 and January 31.

Proceedings against three JD(U) MPs withdrawn

Last Updated: Friday, July 05, 2013, 11:55

Parliamentary proceedings against three JD(U) MPs of Lok Sabha facing charges under anti-defection law have been withdrawn by Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar following a request by the party.

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

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 02, 2013, 17:26

JD(U) has withdrawn its application seeking termination of membership of its three rebel Lok Sabha members under the anti-defection law.

Syria officers defect as world leaders prepare to meet

Last Updated: Sunday, June 16, 2013, 09:58

The defections followed a US decision to give the rebels "military support" after Washington reviewed evidence showing the Syrian regime had used chemical weapons.

Top Syrian general defects from Army

Last Updated: Sunday, March 17, 2013, 09:36

A high-ranking general in the Syrian army says he has defected with the help of rebel fighters.

Justice Verma for change in anti-defection law

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 12, 2013, 23:33

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

South Korean minister apologises for security lapse

Last Updated: Monday, October 15, 2012, 16:46

South Korea`s defence minister Monday publicly apologized over the security lapse at the heavily fortified border.

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

Last Updated: Saturday, June 09, 2012, 23:15

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

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

Last Updated: Saturday, June 09, 2012, 20:27

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