BJP spokesperson Meenakshi Lekhi said that the impeachment move against the chief justice of India is an attempt to pressure the judiciary.
Jaitley said Amit Shah had no role in Sohrabuddin Case and it was an alleged encounter executed by some central agencies through the State Police.
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 Supreme Court today termed as very unfortunate the public statements, including those made by lawmakers, on impeachment of judges.
The Supreme Court dismissed a clutch of PILs seeking an independent probe into the death of special CBI judge BH Loya.
Terming the PIL a ‘case in point’, the bench pulled up senior advocates who were appearing for various petitioners.
Srinivas Loya, the brother of Judge B.H. Loya, declined to comment on the Supreme Court order on Thursday dismissing a petition seeking a SIT probe into the death of Judge Loya.
The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed petition seeking SIT probe into the death of Judge Loya who was earlier holding the trial in the Shorabuddin Sheikh staged shootout case.
Pleas seeking probe in Judge Loya's death filed with vested interests: Former Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi
The senior advocate welcomed the apex court judgement dismissing the pleas and said the manner in which these cases were argued was a "classic case of contempt".
The Supreme Court today ruled that Judge Loya died of natural causes and that the petitions were a serious attempts to scandalise and obstruct the course of justice.
Loya had allegedly died of cardiac arrest in Nagpur on December 1, 2014 when he had gone to attend the wedding of a colleague’s daughter.
Sad letter day in India's history, fair probe needed into judge Loya's death: Congress on Supreme Court verdict
Party spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala attacked the BJP for accusing Congress president Rahul Gandhi's as being the 'invisible hand' behind the petitions seeking the probe.
The apex court said that there is no merit in the filed petitions and there is no reason to doubt the statements of sitting judges.
The Congress reiterated its demand for a probe in the death of Judge Loya, a day after his son Anuj Loya said he did not suspect a foul play.
The hearing, which was scheduled for Monday, was deferred due to the absence of Justice Mohan Shantanagoudar.