1. Pre poll alliance
2. Single Largest Party with support of others including independent
3. Post poll alliance.
Singhvi trying to explain the scope of the above terminologies.
"You (Congress) are at 3 but your case is that they (BJP) are not at 2", AK Sikri J.
"Swearing-in is a purely executive act."
" In this case, this Court has approved Sarkaria Commission report", says Sikri.
Meghalaya, Manipur, Goa, Delhi, Jharkhand, Jammu & Kashmir.
Bench does not agree.
"That is preposterous", says AK Sikri J.
"Letter by Yeddyurappa on what basis he has claimed is not available to us right now", AK Sikri J.
" That is the Governor's decision", replies Venugopal.
"I am not denying that", AG KK Venugopal.
"Let the matter be heard at length. No irreversible damage will be done", Venugopal.
"And he wants swearing-in tomorrow", Singhvi.
"I want dismissal of the petition", says Rohatgi as Court room bursts into laughter.
"It happened in Nabam Rabia's case", says Rohatgi referring to how SC had issued notice to Governor and then recalled it.
"And what is so great about it. Every other day, Your Lordships set aside Governor's actions", says Rohatgi and refers to Uttarakhand case.
"Yedyurappa does not come on record but sends Rohatgi to appear on behalf of two MLAs", says Singhvi.
"Argue on merits. Dont make allegations against me", Rohatgi retorts.
"If Yeddyurappa comes with the records/letter and the Court finds there is no merit in my case, I am out.
Else I am in.
But once he is sworn in then the whole thing will have to be reversed", says Singhvi.
"Stay is of an order. But injunction is against a 'person'. So can we injunct a person to whom we cannot issue notice"