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The Desk

Reviewing Week 31 at the Supreme Court (2022)

DESK BRIEF: In Week 31 of 2022, the Supreme Court heard matters on bail, political defection, privacy and retirement

6th Aug 2022

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Maharashtra Political Crisis: Are Party Defections and Party Splits the Same?

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 2022

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Court in Review: Defection of Assembly Members

The Constitution of India bans members of the House from defecting from their political party.

9th Jul 2022

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SC Refuses to Stay Maharashtra Governor’s Call for Floor Test

MH Government argued that defection of rebel MLAs must be investigated before the floor test is conducted. MLAs argued two are unrelated.

29th Jun 2022

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Subhash Desai v Principal Secretary, Governor of Maharashtra

The Supreme Court is deciding whether the rebellion within the Shiv Sena led by Mr. Eknath Shinde amounts to defection under the Tenth Schedule of the Constitution.

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Next Hearing: August 8, 2022

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Bench:N.V. Ramana CJI, Krishna Murari J, Hima Kohli J

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