PIL filed against foreign trip of Karnataka legislators

A PIL has been filed in the Karnataka High Court praying for the issuance of a writ of mandamus directing the state government to drop a proposed foreign trip of legislators in the wake of severe drought. The government had planned to send as many as 250 legislators on foreign trip at an estimated cost […]

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Karnataka Independent legislators’ case hearing adjourned

A three-judge bench of the Karnataka High Court on Tuesday adjourned to November 8 the hearing of an appeal of the five Independent legislators against their disqualification from the state assembly. Justice Mohan Shantanagoudar, Justice S. Abdul Nazeer and Justice A.S. Bopanna, who took up the hearing Tuesday, ordered issuing of notice to assembly Speaker […]

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Karnataka High Court upholds disqualification of 11 BJP legislators

The Karnataka High Court Friday upheld the disqualification of the 11 rebel legislators of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) from the state assembly by Speaker K.G. Bopaiah. Delivering the judgment in a packed courtroom, Justice V.G. Sabhahit said the rebel legislators stood disqualified under the 10(a) schedule of the anti-defection law. The BJP government […]

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