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.
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, 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.
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.
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-
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.