SC urges rethink of Speaker's disqualification powers: Why plumping for 'impartial tribunal' to deal with political turncoats is no panacea
Last week, the Supreme Court pronounced a significant judgment in relation to the Speaker’s power to disqualify members of the legislative Assembly on account of defection.
SC asks Parliament to ponder over Speaker's mandate to disqualify MPs, MLAs; solution may lie in transferring power to bodies outside Legislature
The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Parliament to ponder over the power of the Speaker under the Tenth Schedule of the Constitution in deciding petitions seeking disqualification of lawmakers
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
Daily Bulletin: Karnataka coalition govt to face trust vote today, Ayodhya mediation panel to submit report; day's top stories
Here are today's top stories: Karnataka Assembly to vote on fate of HD Kumaraswamy government today, Punjab, Haryana HC to hear plea in Kathua rape case, and more
Hamstrung by BS Yeddyurappa's obsession with toppling govt, Karnataka BJP faces uphill battle in LS polls
Ever since suffering the humiliation of being a ‘three-day chief minister’ after the May 2018 Assembly elections threw up a hung verdict, BS Yeddyurappa has been trying desperately to engineer defections from the Congress to regain power
Karnataka 'audiogate': BS Yeddyurappa's opposition to SIT probe at odds with BJP's denial of bribery charges
The 'audiogate' rocked the Legislative Assembly on Monday with Kumaraswamy announcing a comprehensive special investigation team (SIT) probe into the ‘Operation Kamala’ clip, whereas BJP lodged a strong opposition to the same.
KG Bopaiah, appointed pro tem Karnataka Assembly speaker, was castigated by SC for disqualifying 16 MLAs in 2011
Kombarana Ganapathy Bopaiah, three-time BJP MLA, was on Friday appointed pro tem Speaker of the Karnataka Assembly by the governor.