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Disqualification of lawmakers: Govt for consultations

Government reacted cautiously to a Supreme Court verdict on disqualification of lawmakers, saying it will go through the detailed judgement to see its impact on the politics of the country and hold consultations.

MPs, MLAs will be disqualified on date of conviction: SC

In a landmark judgement that may lead to decriminalisation of politics, the Supreme Court today struck down a provision in the electoral law that protects a convicted lawmaker from disqualification on the ground of pendency of appeal in higher courts.

BJP to seek disqualification of MLAs for anti-party activities

Launching a counter attack on the 13 party MLAs who have announced their decision to quit their assembly membership, the ruling BJP on Monday decided to seek their disqualification for `anti-party` activities.

Karnataka HC to pronounce verdict on MLAs disqualification on October 29

The Karnataka High Court on October 29 will pronounce its much-awaited verdict on the disqualification of 11 rebel BJP MLAs.