Anti Defection Law
Opinion  /  Published 07.07.22

Controversy surrounding anti-defection law

The provision does suffer from ambiguity, but an attentive reading could suggest that the merger would have to be of the original party with two-thirds of the members agreeing to it...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 05.07.22

Call to junk anti-defection law

The Tenth Schedule of the Constitution disqualifies defectors from the membership of legislative bodies, but its Paragraph 4 grants certain exemptions...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 18.01.22

SC order on Mukul defection

The court posted the matter for further hearing to the second week of February...
By Our Legal Correspondent

Opinion  /  Published 14.12.21

For the sake of inner freedom

An effective regulatory framework for political parties should arise out of a constitutional guarantee ...
By Anurag Tiwary

West Bengal  /  Published 24.08.21

Mukul defection case puts Trinamul in a bind

Speaker to decide, says high court; buzz over compromise candidate as PAC chief...
By Our Correspondent in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 11.08.21

How to dodge anti-defection law

Mukul Roy’s party hopping is one in a series of similar episodes in the state ever since Trinamul Congress was formed...
By Arnab Ganguly in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 17.07.21

BJP’s plan against Mukul Roy

Adhikari said the party will urge the court to set a deadline for the Speaker of the Bengal Assembly to conclude the hearing on his application for Roy’s disqualification...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

Education  /  Published 16.03.21

India needs a stronger anti-defection law

Your Voice: With elections round the corner, youngsters get candid about horse-trading, turncoats and the need of stringent law to counter loyalty shift...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 26.12.20

Naidu: end politics of convenience

Drawing attention to the manner in which anti-defection law has been rendered ineffective, he emphasised on making it more stringent and effective...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 28.11.20

Mizoram Opposition leader disqualified

This is the second time former IPS officer Lalduhoma, 71, had fallen to the law...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati


Download our latest App

to get update on the go...


Copyright © 2020 The Telegraph. All rights reserved.