CJI impeachment

Prepared to do 'ekla chalo', reiterate Justice Joseph’s elevation: Congress

Going a step ahead, Congress said the collegium could even slap a contempt of court notice on the government if it does not follow the recommendation a second time.

published on : 28th April 2018

Target is Modi, not CJI Misra

The real objective of the impeachment motion moved by the Congress is to intimidate the CJI into recusing himself from ‘sensitive’ cases

published on : 26th April 2018

Eminent jurists, ex-judges didn't find fault with Venkaiah Naidu's rejection of impeachment notice against CJI Dipak Misra

Soli Sorabjee and Fali Nariman were of the view that Congress-led opposition had no chance to succeed as issues raised in the impeachment notice against the CJI were not of "sufficient gravity".

published on : 24th April 2018

Venkaiah Naidu acted in a hurried manner: Former Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee on CJI impeachment notice

Venkaiah Naidu today rejected the unprecedented impeachment notice given by Opposition parties, led by the Congress, against CJI Dipak Misra, saying it lacked substantial merit.

published on : 23rd April 2018

Congress to approach Supreme Court after Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu rejects CJI impeachment motion

The quick decision came a day after Naidu held consultations with experts on the merits of the impeachment motion submitted before him on Friday.

published on : 23rd April 2018

Impeachment notice against CJI 'attack on judiciary': Vijay Goel

The notice for impeachment of the CJI given by the Congress is an "attack on the judiciary" and is "politically motivated", Union Minister Vijay Goel said today.

published on : 21st April 2018

CJI impeachment motion: Four acts of 'misbehaviour' levelled against Chief Justice Dipak Misra ​

Following are the "charges of acts of misbehaviour" in the impeachment motion submitted by the opposition parties to Rajya Sabha Chairman against the CJI.

published on : 20th April 2018

Impeachment move against CJI: This is how a judge can be removed

The procedure for removal of judges is elaborated in the Judges Inquiry Act, 1968. The Act sets out the following steps for removal from office...

published on : 20th April 2018

Supreme Court seeks Attorney General KK Venugopal's help on media gag on CJI impeachment

A bench headed by Justice AK Sikri said it would not restrain the media before hearing the AG and declined to pass any order.

published on : 20th April 2018

Supreme Court 'very disturbed' by public statements on impeachment of judges

The Supreme Court today termed as very unfortunate the public statements, including those made by lawmakers, on impeachment of judges.

published on : 20th April 2018

Justice Loya verdict: Opposition leaders to discuss impeachment motion against CJI Dipak Misra, to meet Venkaiah Naidu today

In the wake of the Supreme Court's rejection of an independent probe into Justice Loya's death, Opposition leaders led by Congress' Ghulam Nabi Azad will renew their bid for impeachment of the CJI.

published on : 20th April 2018