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India’s anti-defection law fails to deter party turncoats

A recent surge in defections of state legislators across India has raised questions on the effectiveness of the country’s anti-defection law. The law, meant to check the ills of unethical defection that destabilizes elected governments, is not strong enough to stop lawmakers from jumping ship for political gain, say experts. For over a month the […]

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