Supreme Court directs Maharashtra Assembly Speaker to conclude disqualification proceedings of Shiv-Sena members by 31 December 2023
Disqualification proceedings of Nationalist Congress Party members are to be concluded by 31 January 2024.
30th Oct 2023More
The Court is expected to hear all seven and nine-judge matters in the first quarter of 2024.
25th Oct 2023More
SCO Explains the rift within the Shiv Sena. We then discuss the 5-Judge Bench decision that marks an important chapter in anti-defection law
20th May 2023More
While on substantive legal questions the SC made a legally cogent decision, its effect on the ground is limited.
15th May 2023More
Dr. Sanjay Jain and Ms. Malika Jain explore the key takeaways from the SC's decision, and discuss its impact on Maharashtra politics.
12th May 2023More
A historic first in SC Livestreaming, three Constitution Bench developments, addition of a Fourth Constitution bench announced.
28th Sep 2022More
DESK BRIEF: In Week 31 of 2022, the Supreme Court heard matters on bail, political defection, privacy and retirement
6th Aug 2022More
With the application of defection law being unclear, the SC will decide whether the case needs to be heard by a larger Bench.
22nd Jul 2022More
The Constitution of India bans members of the House from defecting from their political party.
9th Jul 2022More
MH Government argued that defection of rebel MLAs must be investigated before the floor test is conducted. MLAs argued two are unrelated.
29th Jun 2022More
Subhash Desai v Principal Secretary, Governor of Maharashtra
The Supreme Court referred Nabam Rebia v Deputy Speaker (2016) to a larger Bench. It held that the Governor had no objective material to call for a floor test. Further, it stated the speaker would decide whether the Eknath Shinde faction had defected from the Shiv Sena.More