10 August 2020

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Uttarakhand MLAs not towing party line ‘voluntarily’ gave up membership: HC(09.05.2016)

Dismissing a petition by nine Congress Members of the Uttarakhand Legislative Assembly, Nainital High Court noted that the conduct of the members had .....

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P&H High Court: Can’t Lease Out Panchayat Land for More Than 2 Years(30.06.2016)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has made it clear that gram panchayat/shamlat deh land would not be leased out for more than two years as prescribed und.....

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SC Denies Relief to 9 Disqualified Rebels(21.07.2016)

SC has refused to stay disqualification of nine rebel Congress MLAs from Uttarakhand but clarified that the notice, given by them and the BJP members,.....

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Bombay HC Grants Interim Protection to Pankaj Bhujpal(05.08.2016)

Bombay HC has granted interim protection to Pankaj Bhujbal till August 8 against any arrest by the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) court.

Tags : Bombay HC, Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) Court


Madras HC Denies to Stay TN Speaker’s Suspension of DMK MLAs(22.08.2016)

Madras High Court has declined to stay the suspension of 79 of DMK party MLAs from the State assembly.

Tags : Madras High Court, DMK MLAs


Delhi HC Junks AAP’s Order Appointing 21 MLAs as Parliamentary Secretaries(08.09.2016)

Delhi HC, while giving jolt to Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), which had appointed the MLAs as parliamentary secretaries on March 13, 2015, has set aside an or.....

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Orissa HC Rejects Champua MLA’s Plea in Harassment Case(07.10.2016)

Orissa HC has refused to interfere in ongoing police investigation against Champua MLA Sanatan Mahakud in a harassment case filed by a woman, who clai.....

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SC Dismisses Bihar Government’s Plea for Custody of Suspended MLA(19.10.2016)

Supreme Court has rejected Bihar Government’s plea that suspended RJD MLA Raj Ballabh Yadav, accused in a rape case, be taken into custody so that min.....

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Bombay HC Sets Aside MHA’s Order Declaring Goa MLA as Portuguese Citizen(21.10.2016)

Bombay High Court has set aside order by Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) declaring Goa MLA Caetano Silva a Portuguese citizen which had cast a shadow o.....

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Delhi HC Rejects Complaint against AAP MLA Akhilesh Tripathi(03.11.2016)

Delhi High Court has rejected plea of an RTI activist challenging a Trial Court order rejecting his plea to lodge a Graft case against AAP MLA Akhiles.....

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Himachal Pradesh HC Notices Development Authorities in Kufri over Worsening Conditions(08.11.2016)

Himachal Pradesh High Court has issued notice to Special Area Development Authority (SADA), Kufri over issues relating lawlessness and deteriorating c.....

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SC Sends Bihar RJD MLA Accused of Raping Minor Back to Jail(09.11.2016)

Supreme Court has asked a Bihar RJD Legislator accused of raping a schoolgirl to surrender for two weeks to enable rape victim to record her statement.....

Tags : Supreme Court, RJD, Bihar, rape, MLA


Bombay HC Allows Bhujbal to Withdraw Plea Challenging Constitutionality of PMLA(16.11.2016)

Bombay High Court has allowed NCP leader Chhagan Bhujbal and his nephew Sameer to withdraw a petition challenging constitutional validity of certain p.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Chhagan Bhujbal, Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA)


SC Rejects Bail Plea of Rape Accused Raj Ballabh Yadav(24.11.2016)

Supreme Court has cancelled bail granted by Patna High Court to suspended RJD MLA Rajballabh Yadav who is facing trial for allegedly raping a minor gi.....

Tags : Supreme Court, bail, RJD, MLA, Rajballabh Yadav, Rape


Punjab and Haryana HC Rules ‘MLAs, MPs Can Vote in Local Bodies Election’(06.12.2016)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that MLAs and MPs are fully entitled to vote in elections for office-bearers of local bodies.

Tags : Punjab and Haryana High Court, MLAs, MPs, Local Bodies Election


Bombay High Court Rejects Habeas Corpus Plea By Chhagan Bhujbal(14.12.2016)

Bombay High Court has dismissed Habeas Corpus plea filed by Former Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Chhagan Bhujbal alleging that his arrest by Enfor.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Chhagan Bhujbal, Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA)


Bombay HC Raps MLA For Filing PIL Before Approaching Police(11.01.2017)

Bombay High Court has rapped BJP MLA from Thane Sanjay Kelkar for moving the court with a PIL seeking criminal action against management and principal.....

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Bombay HC Disqualifies BJP MLA For Concealing Info About Office of Profit(20.01.2017)

Bombay High Court has disqualified Bharatiya Janata Party MLA from Gadchiroli (ST) Deorao Holi from Assembly membership on a plea that he didn't discl.....

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Madras HC Seeks Report On Hostage MLAs(13.02.2017)

Madras High Court has sought Tamil Nadu Government’s response to allegations that AIADMK MLAs were being illegally detained in a resort and that 20 of.....

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Madras HC Dismisses Habeas Corpus Plea to Trace Missing MLAs(17.02.2017)

Madras High Court has dismissed Habeas Corpus Petitions (HCP) filed by two lawyers to trace 'missing MLAs' in Tamil Nadu, on technical grounds.

Tags : Madras HC, MLAs, Habeas Corpus


Patna High Court Dismisses RJD MLA Plea Against JDU-BJP Government in Bihar(31.07.2017)

Patna High Court has dismissed RJD MLA Saroj Yadav's petition against formation of JDU-BJP Government in the State. The plea argued that Bihar Governo.....

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Journalists Appeal Against Jail Term For 'Breach of Privilege', Karnataka High Court to Hear on Monday(29.11.2017)

Journalists Appeal Against Jail Term For 'Breach of Privilege', Karnataka High Court to Hear on Monday

Tags : The Assembly, during its ongoing winter session, re-confirmed the one-year-jail term and Rs 10,000 fine for writing articles that "breached the privilege of MLAs".


MPs Hiking Own Pay an Ethical Issue: Supreme Court(21.02.2018)

Supreme Court has agreed to examine a plea seeking a permanent mechanism to fix and revise the salary and allowances for MPs and MLAs, saying lawmaker.....

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Madras High Court Upholds Appointment of Three Puducherry BJP MLAs(23.03.2018)

Madras High Court has dismissed writ petitions filed against nominations made by the Centre to the Puducherry Legislative Assembly without taking Chie.....

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Only Legislature Can File Writ Appeal Against Order Setting Aside Expulsion Of MLAs: HHC(06.06.2018)

Hyderabad High Court has said that it is only the State Legislature which can prefer an appeal, if it is aggrieved by the order of the Learned Single .....

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Madras High Court Split on Disqualified MLAs’ Case(15.06.2018)

The first Division Bench of the Madras High Court delivered a split verdict in a batch of cases filed by 18 AIADMK MLAs challenging their disqualifica.....

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Any Interested Person Can Make Reference Seeking Disqualification of MLA: Sikkim HC(21.06.2018)

Sikkim High Court has held that not only a member of Legislative Assembly but any other person interested is competent to make a reference (petition) .....

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Delhi Court Discharges Sisodia, AAP MLAs in Case Related to 2014 Protest Outside Tihar Jail(24.09.2018)

A Delhi court has discharged Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, AAP MLAs Amanatullah and Sanjeev Jha and others in a case related to a protest held.....

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MPs, MLAs Not Barred from Practicing Law: Supreme Court(25.09.2018)

Supreme Court has dismissed a petition seeking a declaration that a person cannot be permitted to perform the dual role of a lawyer and a legislator.

Tags : Supreme Court, MPs, MLAs,


SC Asks States, UTs to Give Information on Status of Criminal Cases Against Lawmakers(11.10.2018)

Supreme Court has asked 11 states and two UTs to furnish within two weeks the details on criminal cases pending against MPs and MLAs as it said the Ce.....

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Madras High Court Upholds Disqualification of 18 AIADMK MLAs of Tamil Nadu Assembly(25.10.2018)

Madras High Court has upheld the decision of Tamil Nadu assembly speaker to disqualify 18 MLAs of AIADMK.

Tags : Madras High Court, Tamil Nadu Assembly, Disqualification of MLAs


Delhi High Court Restrains Move to Allot Night Shelter as AAP MLA Office(30.10.2018)

Delhi High Court has sought to know the stand of the Delhi government and the Delhi Urban Shelter Improvement Board for allegedly alloting a night she.....

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Allowing AAP MLAs to Summon Witnesses could Prolong the Office of Profit Matter: Delhi High Court(02.11.2018)

Delhi High Court has said that allowing 20 AAP MLAs, facing allegations of having held office-of-profit, to summon witnesses in the disqualification p.....

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Kerala HC Disqualifies Kerala MLA for Election Malpractice(18.01.2019)

Kerala High Court has set aside 2016 election of Karat Razack from Koduvally assembly constituency in Kozhikode for election malpractice.

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Kerala HC Disqualifies Kerala MLA for Election Malpractice(18.01.2019)

Kerala High Court has set aside 2016 election of Karat Razack from Koduvally assembly constituency in Kozhikode for election malpractice.

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CIVIL - Madras HC Allows Tamil Nadu Assembly to Recover Salary Paid to Disqualified MLA(27.02.2019)

Madras High Court has allowed Tamil Nadu legislative assembly to recover a sum of Rs 21.58 lakh paid as salary and allowances to an MLA who was later .....

Tags : Madras High Court, Recover Salary Paid to Disqualified MLA


CRIMINAL - TMC MLA Murder Case: Calcutta HC Extends Anticipatory Bail to Mukul Roy for 8 More Weeks(06.03.2019)

Calcutta High Court has extended, by eight-week, protection from arrest to BJP leader Mukul Roy in connection with the killing of a Trinamool Congress.....

Tags : Calcutta High Court, Mukul Roy, TMC MLA Murder Case


CRIMINAL - PMLA Court Lets Banks Liquidate Mallya's Shares(20.03.2019)

A special court hearing Prevention and Money Laundering (PMLA) cases has permitted consortium of banks led by State Bank of India (SBI) to liquidate t.....

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Supreme Court Declines to Entertain Rebel AAP MLA's Request Challenging Disqualification Notice(28.06.2019)

Supreme Court has declined to entertain a request by rebel AAP MLA Devender Sehrawat challenging a disqualification notice under the anti-defection la.....

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Allahabad High Court Orders Protection for MLA’s Daughter(16.07.2019)

Allahabad High Court has granted police protection to Mr. Mishra’s daughter Sakshi Mishra and her husband Ajitesh, who had last week created a sensati.....

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Supreme Court: Karnataka Rebel MLAs Cannot be Forced to Attend House(17.07.2019)

Supreme Court has passed an interim order holding that the fifteen rebel MLA’s of Karnataka Assembly cannot be forced to attend assembly. Further the .....

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Supreme Court Permits Two Independent Karnataka MLAs to Withdraw Their Petition Seeking Floor Test(26.07.2019)

Supreme Court has permitted two Karnataka independent MLAs - R Shankar and H Nagesh - to withdraw their plea from the apex court seeking direction to .....

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MLAs’ Disqualification: Apex Court Questions Plea(31.07.2019)

Apex Court has expressed strong reservations about appropriating the power conferred exclusively on the Tamil Nadu Assembly Speaker under the anti-def.....

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Supreme Court Rejects PIL Seeking to Prohibit MPs & MLAs from Practicing Law(09.09.2019)

Supreme Court has rejected a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) to restrict Members of Parliament (MP) and Members of Legislative Assembly from practici.....

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Delhi High Court Grants Bail to AAP MLA Som Dutt in Assault Case(17.09.2019)

Delhi High Court has granted bail to AAP MLA Som Dutt who was recently taken into custody to serve a six-month jail term for assaulting a man with a b.....

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PMLA Appellate Authority: IBC Prevails Over Prevention of Money Laundering Act(24.09.2019)

In an important decision, the Appellate Authority of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002 has upheld the prevalence of the Insolvency and Bank.....

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Supreme Court Upholds Disqualification of 17 Karnataka MLA’s(13.11.2019)

Supreme Court has upheld the Karnataka Speaker’s decision to disqualify 17 Members of Legislative Assembly from the 16th Legislative Assembly. However.....

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Special PMLA Court, Mumbai Rejects Nirav Modi’s Request Against Enforcement Directorate Plea(25.02.2020)

Special Prevention of Money Laundering Act Court, Mumbai has rejected Nirav Modi’s request seeking to be heard in a plea submitted by the Enforcement .....

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Supreme Court Strips Manipur MLA of Ministerial Post, Bars Entry into Assembly(19.03.2020)

Supreme Court has temporarily stripped Manipur Minister of Legislative Assembly, T Shyamkumar of his ministerial post and barred him from entering the.....

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Rajasthan High Court Dismisses Petition Against BSP MLAs' Merger with Congress(27.07.2020)

Rajasthan High Court has dismissed Madan Dilawar's Writ Petition questioning the Speaker's inaction on his complaint against the merger of six Bahujan.....

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Delhi High Court Grants Bail to Matiala MLA Gulab Singh(17.08.2015)

Delhi High Court has granted interim protection from arrest to Matiala MLA Gulab Singh in an FIR filed by Junior Engineer (JE) of South Municipal Corp.....

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NGT Forms Expert Committee to Study Ecological Balance in Shimla(19.10.2015)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has constituted an expert committee to study forests, sewage system, water supply and carrying capacity strength of the .....

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HP High Court Declares Roads Between Shimla Club, Lift and AG Chowk to CTO as 'No Vehicle Zone'(23.11.2015)

Himachal Pradesh High Court has banned with immediate effect plying of almost all vehicles on sealed and restricted roads in Shimla till further order.....

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Allahabad HC Dismisses Bail Plea of Congress MLA Ajay Rai(02.12.2015)

Allahabad HC has dismissed bail plea of Congress MLA Ajay Rai in connection with cases filed against him following violence that erupted in Varanasi i.....

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Gauhati HC Admits Plea of AP’s Dissident Congress MLAs(22.12.2015)

Gauhati HC has admitted a petition of dissident Congress MLAs of Arunachal Pradesh, who have challenged order of a single-bench that kept in abeyance .....

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Bombay HC Orders State Govt. to Recover Rs 10 Lakh from Former Congress MLA in a Money-Lending Case(23.12.2015)

Bombay HC has directed State Government to recover Rs 10 lakh from Ex-Khamgaon Congress MLA Dilip Sananda following a Supreme Court directive to effec.....

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Bombay HC Denies Interim Relief to Buldhana MLA Sanjay Raimulkar(28.01.2016)

Bombay High Court has denied to grant Buldhana MLA Sanjay Raimulkar interim relief in a plea where he had challenged a decision that invalidated his c.....

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SC Orders Govt. to Ensure Flights to Uneconomical Sectors Such as Delhi-Shimla(17.02.2016)

SC has asked Government to ensure that every airline had flights to uneconomical sectors such as Delhi-Shimla, instead of opting only for profitable s.....

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Kerala High Court Quashes Speaker's Order Disqualifying MLA P C George(14.03.2016)

Kerala High Court has quashed order of Assembly Speaker disqualifying former rebel Kerala Congress(M) leader P C George as a member of the House in No.....

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Hyderabad HC Stays Roja's Suspension from A.P. Assembly(17.03.2016)

Hyderabad HC has stayed order of Andhra Pradesh Speaker suspending YSR Congress Party MLA K. Roja for one year in the last Assembly session.

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Uttarakhand HC Directs Floor Test, Allows Disqualified MLAs to Take Part(30.03.2016)

Uttarakhand HC, while granting Ex- Uttarakhand CM, Harish Rawat, a chance to prove his majority in Assembly, has ruled that fresh voting must take pla.....

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Uttarakhand HC Denies to Stay Disqualification of Rebel Congress MLAs(13.04.2016)

Uttarakhand HC has refused to grant an interim stay on “disqualification” of nine rebel Congress MLAs who, on March 18, had voted against the Appropri.....

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SC Paves Way for Shimla Flights by May 4(22.04.2016)

SC has put virtually Shimla on air route map and tourists would soon be able to fly their way to the city to beat the scorching heat of plain within h.....

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Uttarakhand HC Extends Date of Hearing on Rebel MLAs Disqualification Case(06.05.2016)

Uttarakhand High Court has extended date of hearing in nine rebel Congress MLAs' disqualification case to May 7.

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