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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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Looking Ahead: The Court in July 2022

The Court is set to hear a slew of important cases in July 2022—will citizens be able to tune in?

2nd Jul 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. This Constitution Bench will conclusively decide whether the Speaker of a House can disqualify members, despite the members sending him a notice of removal.

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Next Hearing: September 27, 2022

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Bench:D.Y. Chandrachud CJI, M.R. Shah J, Krishna Murari J, Hima Kohli J, P.S. Narasimha J

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