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‘High Court encroaching on powers’: Rajasthan Speaker moves Supreme Court

New Delhi: Rajasthan Assembly Speaker C.P. Joshi has moved the Supreme Court, challenging the state High Court’s July 24 order staying proceedings on disqualification petitions against 19 rebel MLAs, including dropped Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot. “It is submitted that the impugned order interdicts the petitioner/Speaker from acting under the Tenth Schedule at the stage […]

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Pilot’s plea against Speaker’s notice goes to HC’s division bench

Jaipur: The Rajasthan High Court on Thursday permitted former Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot, along with 18 other rebel Congress MLAs, to file an amended plea against the Speaker’s notice on their disqualification, and referred the matter to a division bench. Pilot and his 18 MLAs challenged the constitutional validity of the Assembly Speaker’s notice […]