SC widens scope of pleas against defections

SC held that any member of a party can approach a state Assembly`s speaker to seek disqualification of a party legislator who joins another outfit.

Defections not new to Maharashtra politics

Recent history shows that defections has not been new to the Maharashtra politics.

‘Syria force surrounds town after defections’

Since the end of Gaddafi`s era in Libya, increasing defections are reported among Syrian troops.

Defections in Gaddafi`s inner circle spreading: Report

Another top Libyan leader, Ali Abdessalam Treki, has defected to Egypt.

Defections, not war, will oust Gaddafi: Italy

Libyan foreign minister is "no longer willing" to work for Muammar Gaddafi.

Yemen leader`s power base erodes with defections

A top military commander and at least 18 other senior officers defected to the opposition movement demanding the ouster of Yemen`s embattled President.