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.
The real objective of the impeachment motion moved by the Congress is to intimidate the CJI into recusing himself from ‘sensitive’ cases
An impeachment motion against Justice J C Shah was submitted to Lok Sabha speaker G S Dhillon in May 1970 following a campaign by a former government servant charging him with dishonesty.
Eminent jurist Fali S Nariman today said the issues raised in the impeachment notice against CJI Dipak Misra were not of "sufficient gravity and rightly rejected" by Venkaiah Naidu.
Venkaiah Naidu has rightly applied his mind: Soli Sorabjee on Vice-President's impeachment notice decision
Eminent jurist and former Attorney General of India Soli Sorabjee today welcomed Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu's decision to reject the motion against CJI Dipak Misra.
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.
Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, former finance minister P Chidambaram were among those who did not sign the impeachment notice on Friday against the Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra.
Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad said the Opposition did not discuss its merits but just requested that "this is our motion and the number required is sufficient under the constitution.
The Congress said on Thursday the issue of CJI Dipak Misra’s impeachment was still open even as the party expressed concern over the functioning of the judiciary. “We are very, very concerned about wh
Justice Chelameswar refuses to hear PIL against CJI's powers, says he doesn't want 'another reversal of his orders after 24 hours'
Prashant Bhushan referred the PIL challenging the master of roster concept to Chelameswar's bench as the CJI cannot deal with it but the latter denied it saying the reasons were too 'obvious.'
Chief Justice of India is first among equals, will decide allocation of cases, says Supreme Court while rejecting PIL seeking framing of guidelines
A bench including comprising CJI Dipak Misra dismissed a PIL seeking framing of guidelines for rational and transparent allocation of cases and constitution of benches to hear them.
He pointed out that along with Justice Gogoi, he had written in the judgement of Justice C S Karnan that apart from impeachment there must be mechanisms to put the system in order.
The decision to make public the roster system for the allocation of matters assumes significance as four seniormost judges in their January 12 presser had questioned the allocation of sensitive PILs.
Union law ministry sends back recommendations to the Collegium; CJI to hold fresh round of talks with big four today.
Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra holds talks with them for second time in three days; buys time to consider proposals