Justice Devanand opined that the commission ought to have considered the entire essay was written by the petitioner before treating the remark as ‘impertinent’.
The apex court rapped the Speaker yet again and said that procedural wranglings could not lead to a delay in deciding the pleas, pointing out that the top court has repeatedly granted time to him.
Narvekar said he believes in democracy and procedure and right of all wings of Constitution.
The top court was considering a plea filed by the Shiv Sena (Uddhav Thackeray) faction seeking directions to the Speaker to quickly decide on the disqualification pleas pending against the MLAs.
Top court directs Narwekar to set a timeline within a week in order to complete the adjudication of the disqualification petitions against Sena rebels.
Kateria had moved Sessions court seeking a stay on his conviction and jail term. His plea was accepted by the sessions court and it posted the matter for the next hearing on September 11.
An editorial in the Sena (UBT) mouthpiece 'Saamana' said Gandhi is expected to give a tough fight to political opponents during the Lok Sabha polls due next year.
Rahul reached the Parliament House complex around 12 noon and headed straight to the Mahatma Gandhi statue and paid floral tributes.
Following the restoration of his membership, the Congress said it would like him to be a key speaker in the debate on the no-confidence motion likely to be taken up in Lok Sabha on Tuesday.
Sibal tweeted that the Supreme Court had agreed with his earlier explanation as to why the conviction was unwarranted and will not stand.
Slamming BJP for comparing the situation in strife-torn Manipur with Rajasthan -- where the Congress is in power -- Delhi Congress President Anil Chaudhary said, “BJP should be ashamed of itself."
The petition alleges that Siddaramaiah had breached the provisions of the Constitution and the rules and guidelines under The Representation of the People Act.
The Senate's move was termed as an attempt to clear the way for former premier Nawaz Sharif's return to the country and his participation in the upcoming elections by the opposition.
Decisions will be taken in accordance with constitutional provisions and will be delivered as responsibly as possible, says Assembly Speaker Rahul Narvekar