Sunday, December 10, 2023

Topic: Disqualification

Gujarat HC refuses interim protection to Rahul Gandhi in defamation case

The Gujarat High Court Tuesday refused to pass any interim order in favour of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi in connection with a defamation case and said that it will pronounce the final verdict in the matter after the Court reopens post the summer vacation of the Court.

BSP MP Afzal Ansari loses Lok Sabha membership following conviction in Gangster Act case

Bahujan Samaj Party MP Afzal Ansari was Monday disqualified as a Member of Lok Sabha from the date of his conviction in a Gangster Act case.

SC to hear Abdullah Azam Khan’s plea to stay conviction which led to disqualification as MLA

The Supreme Court, on Wednesday, agreed to take up the plea filed by Samajwadi Party’s Mohammed Abdullah Azam Khan, who has now been disqualified from Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly after he was convicted and sentenced to 2 year imprisonment in a 15-year-old case.

Sheer political vendetta

Yet the decision of the Chief Judicial Magistrate of Surat to convict and sentence a prominent Indian politician like Rahul Gandhi to two years in prison is unique and, in a sense, a denial of the Supreme Court's concept.

“Azam Khan, Abdullah Azam, Mohd Faizal…” Imtiaz Jaleel MP points out discrimination against Muslim MPs in disqualification cases

Responding to Rahul Gandhi‘s disqualification from Lok Sabha, Aurangabad MP and AIMIM leader Imtiaz Jaleel pointed out the stark difference in the treatment of Muslim and non-Muslim MPs in cases of disqualification.