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

21 July 2020 5:09 AM GMT
Sachin Pilot Camp

Rajasthan HC continues hearing the petition filed by Sachin Pilot-led group of dissident Congress MLAs.

Senior Advocate Mukul Rohatgi to make rejoinder submissions for petitioners.

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Live Updates

  • 21 July 2020 9:38 AM GMT

    Rajasthan HC to deliver verdict on Sachin Pilot camp's plea on July 24;

    Speaker not to act on the disqualification notices till then

  • 21 July 2020 7:45 AM GMT

    The bench will re-assemble at 2 PM.

  • 21 July 2020 6:55 AM GMT

    Para 2(1)(a) of the Tenth Schedule is with respect to the conduct outside the house : Kamat 

  • 21 July 2020 6:55 AM GMT

    Kamat refers to the Parliamentary Committee reports with respect to Tenth Schedule, which observed that those who wreck inner party discipline must pay the price with disqualification.

  • 21 July 2020 6:55 AM GMT

    Kamat says that there was no rebuttal from either Salve or Rohatgi on his point that the action of Pilot-led MLAs amount to voluntary giving up of party membership.

  • 21 July 2020 6:55 AM GMT

    All over the country, none of the notices given by Speaker records reasons. Even in the Karnataka disqualification case, which was upheld by the Speaker, the notice had no reasons : Kamat

  • 21 July 2020 6:55 AM GMT

    Kamat submits that his research showed that the rules of none of the legislative assemblies and also the Parliament prescribe that reasons have to be recorded before issuing show-cause notice.

  • 21 July 2020 6:55 AM GMT

    Senior Adv Devadatt Kamat , appearing for Congress Whip, Manoj Joshi, now making submissions on the point whether Speaker has to record reasons before issuing show-cause notice.

  • 21 July 2020 6:06 AM GMT

    The Court is now hearing an intervenor, who states that he is a concerned citizen.

  • 21 July 2020 6:04 AM GMT

    Rohatgi concludes; says he has no objections to the impleading applications.

    "More the merrier", he says.

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