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Defection
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

West Bengal  /  Published 24.06.21

Falakata BJP MLA’s thank-you post raises brows

In Bengal, Alipurduar is one of the districts where the BJP has won all five Assembly seats this time...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

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

Opinion  /  Published 19.12.20

Time and tide

Political parties have weaponized defection, unmindful of the consequences on democracy...
By The Editorial Board

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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

West Bengal  /  Published 09.11.20

BJP sidelines old guard

Party started expanding in state 'inorganically' by inducting defectors from other parties...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

India  /  Published 03.11.20

Congress: why doesn't PM curb MLA purchase?

Statement comes after a former party member was allegedly caught on videotape admitting to having accepted crores of rupees from the BJP to switch sides...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 19.10.20

Defections: mock law, morality

Gujarat bypoll candidate claims that he was offered money to vacate his seat, reigniting the debate on a new tactic to subvert the people’s mandate by asking MLAs to resign en masse...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

India  /  Published 19.07.20

Ban defectors from holding public office for 5 years: Sibal

Remarks come in the wake of Sachin Pilot's open rebellion against the Ashok Gehlot government...
By PTI in New Delhi


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