Opinion  /  Published 25.07.19

The logic of democracy is breached

The dissidents are as much to blame as any party that rewards their desertion...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 21.07.19

'Tis the season for defection

The unseemly spectacle in Karnataka is merely the beginning...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 19.07.19

Allies in SC against whip shield

SC order would not prevent political parties from invoking the anti-defection law in the present context and in future...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

India  /  Published 12.07.19

Congress workers impatient for a fight

Defections, vacuum at top worry party ranks...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 20.02.19

Jharkhand speaker upholds 'merger' of JVM MLAs with BJP

Raghubar Das govt saves face at fag end of its tenure, question mark on Marandi party...
By Vijay Deo Jha in Ranchi


India  /  Published 21.06.19

Congress attacks BJP ‘culture of defections’

Randeep Surjewala claimed that the defections were 'founded upon threats, coercion, money power, muscle power and enticements'...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 08.05.19

Apex court stay on ‘merger’ in Nagaland

SC stayed the 'defection' of two NPP legislators to the ruling NDPP in Nagaland...
By Bhadra Gogoi in Dimapur

Opinion  /  Published 03.06.19

Partying hard in the era of the highest bidder

The anti-defection law was formulated in the context of a multi-party democracy to ensure stable governments...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 01.05.19

The chowkidar who is not above horse-trading

There is a growing chasm between morality and politics in India...
By The Editorial Board


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