Anti-Defection Law Current Affairs, GK & News

Kihoto Hollohan Judgment

On June 27, 2022, the supreme court asked 16 rebel Shiv Sena MLAs to respond to disqualification notice issued by Deputy Speaker, until July 12. Key Facts Earlier, deputy speaker had given 48 hours to MLAs to respond. In this crisis, references have been made to landmark 1992 judgment in ‘Kihoto Hollohan vs Zachillhu And Others’. In this ..

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First Time: Supreme Court removed a state minister over Disqualification petition

On March 18, 2020, for the first time in its history, the Supreme Court removed the Manipur Minister Thounaojam Shyamkumar Singh from the state cabinet. The apex court has also been restrained him from entering the Legislative assembly. What is the issue? Mr Shyamkumar won the 2017 assembly elections on Congress Ticket and switched over ..

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SC Verdict: Karnataka MLA Disqualification case

The Supreme Court on November 13, 2019, pronounced its judgement on the legality of disqualification of 15 dissident MLAs by the then Karnataka Assembly Speaker under Anti-Defection law Verdict The Apex Court upheld the disqualification of the MLAs by the speaker. The Court clarified that the disqualification is till their re-election and not till the ..

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