Pakistan court admits petition seeking Nawaz Sharif's disqualification

A petition seeking disqualification of Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on money laundering charges has been admitted by a court here for hearing, 23 years after it was filed.

Pakistan SC admits petition for Nawaz Sharif's disqualification

Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was Friday dragged to the Supreme Court by an opposition party member for allegedly lying in parliament over asking the army to mediate with anti-government protesters.

Red Bull boss says Ricciardo, team blameless

Red Bull boss Christian Horner says Daniel Ricciardo was blameless in the bungle that led to his sensational disqualification from the Australian Grand Prix, as the team vowed to fight the ruling.

Consultation on poll reforms sees differing views on disqualification

The national level consultations on decriminalising politics and disqualifying those who file false affidavits today threw up differing opinions.

Congress MP Rashid Masood disqualified from Rajya Sabha

Congress MP Rashid Masood was on Monday disqualified from the Rajya Sabha after he was convicted in a corruption case recently.

SC agrees to hear review plea on disqualification of MPs, MLAs

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a plea filed by the Centre and other political parties seeking a review of its two landmark judgements disqualifying MPs and MLAs on being convicted.

Govt mulling constitutional amendment on disqualification issue

Seeking to negate the Supreme Court judgement on immediate disqualification of convicted lawmakers, government is mulling to amend the Constitution for which it will try to bring political parties on board.

Three JD(U) MPs escape possible disqualification

Three JD(U) MPs, facing charges of anti-party activities, escaped possible disqualification with Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar dropping disciplinary proceedings against them under the anti-defection law.

Pak PM risks disqualification in upcoming polls

Under existing rules, any person declared a defaulter in business dealings is barred from contesting elections.

Non-member of House can seek disqualifications on defection: SC

The Supreme Court on Thursday held that a plea seeking disqualification of members from the state assemblies for switching loyalty is maintainable at the instance of a non-member of the House.

Petitions on disqualification of HJC legislators dismissed

Haryana Assembly Speaker Kuldeep Sharma dismissed petitions before him seeking the disqualification of five HJC legislators who had defected to Cong in 2009.

SC stays HC order disqualifying 5 Haryana MLAs

The Supreme Court on Wednesday stayed a
Punjab and Haryana High Court order disqualifying five state
MLAs for joining the ruling
Congress party.

S Bangarappa seeks Yeddyurappa disqualification

Former Karnataka Chief Minister S
Bangarappa has filed a petition before the Election Commission
of India praying to disqualify Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa
from his State Assembly membership.

Top two Indian female finishers in Mumbai Marathon disqualified

The top two Indian women finishers in the Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon 2011 on Sunday were disqualified after being found guilty of not completing the route, organisers said.

Top two Indian female finishers in Mumbai Marathon disqualified

The top two Indian women finishers in the Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon 2011 on Sunday were disqualified after being found guilty of not completing the route, organisers said.

MLAs disqualification case hearing resumes on Mon

A full bench of Karnataka HC will on Monday resume hearing on petitions filed by five independent MLAs challenging their disqualification from the Assembly membership.

Congress MLA disqualified for defecting

West Bengal Assembly Speaker HA
Halim Wednesday disqualified Congress legislator Sabitri Mitra,
who has joined the Trinamool Congress, from the House.

Karnataka HC dismisses 11 MLAs disqualification petition

Karnataka High Court on Monday dismissed a batch of writ petitions filed by the 11 BJP rebel MLAs challenging their disqualification by Assembly Speaker KG Bopaiah, after they withdrew support to the B S Yeddyurappa government.

Disqualification order vitiated: Rebel BJP MLAs tell Karnataka HC

Eleven rebel BJP MLAs today
told the Karnataka High Court that the Speaker`s order
disqualifying them was "vitiated" and "perverse" and their
action did not attract relevant provisions of the anti-
defection law.

K’taka: Spotlight on legal tangle on disqualification of MLAs continue

Amid prolonged uncertainty over the fate of the BJP government in Karnataka, a new single bench of HC will hear tomorrow the petitions filed by 11 rebel BJP MLAs challenging their disqualification, two days after a split verdict.