MLA has right to resign, does not amount to defection: Speaker of Karnataka Assembly tells Supreme Court
The Speaker of the Karnataka Assembly told the Supreme Court on Wednesday that a lawmaker has the right to resign from his post and that the same would not amount to defection
Tamil Nadu Assembly speaker P Dhanapal says 18 rebel AIADMK MLAs' meeting with governor is valid grounds for disqualification
TN Assembly Speaker P Dhanapal said the very act of the 18 rebel AIADMK MLAs meeting Governor Banwarilal Purohit challenging their disqualification is in itself a valid ground for disqualification.
Tamil Nadu Speaker P Dhanapal justifies invoking anti-defection law to disqualify 18 rebel AIADMK MLAs
Tamil Nadu Assembly Speaker P Dhanapal justified his action of disqualifying 18 rebel AIADMK MLAs when their pleas challenging their disqualification was taken up by the Madras High Court.