Recently the Supreme Court invoke its extraordinary powers under Article 142 years to dismiss a Manipur Minister for defection. The Supreme Court also asked the Parliament to amend the Anti-Defection Law to make it more effective. This news is related to the topic, important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability, of GS 2. Details about the anti-defection law and article 142 are important for prelims, whereas steps needed to be taken to make the anti-defection law more effective for mains.
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