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Rajasthan Crisis : Live Updates From HC Hearing On Sachin Pilot Camp's Plea

LIVELAW NEWS NETWORK
20 July 2020 4:53 AM GMT
Rajasthan Crisis : Live Updates From HC Hearing On Sachin Pilot Camp

Rajasthan High Court starts hearing the petition filed by dissident Congress MLAs led by Sachin Pilot against the disqualification notices issued by Speaker.

Follow live updates here.

Live Updates

  • 20 July 2020 12:57 PM GMT

    Salve concludes his arguments. The bench rises for the day. The Court will hear Senior Adv Mukul Rohatgi for petitioners tomorrow morning 10.30 AM, and the intervenors in the case.

  • 20 July 2020 12:48 PM GMT

    If Speakers are permitted to act against legislators for speaking against party chief, that goes against right to dissent : Salve.

  • 20 July 2020 12:45 PM GMT

    Salve says there is a difference in saying Courts will generally not interfere with Speaker's decision and Courts have no supervisory power. Courts can exercise jurisdiction over the decision of Speaker.

  • 20 July 2020 12:42 PM GMT

    The fact that a legal dispute arises from the conduct of politicians is not a bar to Courts exercising jurisdiction, Salve quotes from the UK Supreme Court decision in the Parliament prorogation case

  • 20 July 2020 12:37 PM GMT

    I can't argue these factors before the Speaker as he is already prejudiced. That is why I am before this Court : Salve.

     

  • 20 July 2020 12:36 PM GMT

    Intra-party dissent, however shrill it may be, until the moment it goes to the extent of supporting another party, cannot be a ground to even start disqualification proceedings under 10th schedule : Salve

  • 20 July 2020 12:33 PM GMT

    Statement that we will bring down the Chief Minister's government and will bring our own government with the same party is part of right to dissent : Salve.

  • 20 July 2020 12:32 PM GMT

    A party member is free to defy the party whip direction outside the house. Kihoto nowhere says that defying party whip outside house amounts to defection : Salve.

  • 20 July 2020 12:32 PM GMT

    A party member is free to defy the party whip direction outside the house. Kihoto nowhere says that defying party whip outside house amounts to defection : Salve.

  • 20 July 2020 12:30 PM GMT

    "If a law was made saying refusal to attend party meeting would amount to crossing the floor, your lordships will strike down that law", Salve.

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