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Rambali Singh was elected as a member of the legislative council (MLC) in June 2020 as an RJD nominee from the assembly quota and his term was to expire in 2026.
A bench, headed by Chief Justice of India Dhananjaya Y Chandrachud, granted more time to Narwekar to deliver the verdict in the matter
The Shiv Sena has moved the Bombay High Court to challenge the rejection of their plea to disqualify 14 members who showed allegiance to Uddhav Thackeray. Chief whip Bharat Gogavale filed the petition, claiming the Speaker had erred in refusing to disqualify the members for violating the party whip. The legal battle stems from a power struggle in 2022 when Eknath Shinde became Chief Minister with the support of the BJP.
Updated on Jan 16, 2024 07:20 AM IST
BySahyaja M S
Narwekar had on Wednesday, while pronouncing the verdict on disqualification petitions filed by rival Sena factions, recognised the Shinde-led Sena as the real party. He later clarified that the 16 Sena (UBT) MLAs would have to follow the whip issued by Bharat Gogawale from the Shinde-led Shiv Sena, including while speaking in the assembly, voting on bills introduced by the government and attending meetings of the party’s legislative unit
Updated on Jan 13, 2024 05:26 PM IST
The Maharashtra Speaker’s ruling will be tested against the anti-defection law
Published on Jan 11, 2024 09:50 PM IST