impeachment

Sri Lanka's opposition leader Sajith Premadasa signs impeachment and no-confidence motion

Earlier on Monday, Premadasa dismissed the possibility of a no-confidence motion like Pakistan to oust the present government in Sri Lanka.

published on : 13th April 2022

Peru's president survives 2nd impeachment effort in 8 months

Castillo, a political neophyte who shook the country when he defeated the political elite to become president, survived his second impeachment attempt.

published on : 29th March 2022

Impeachment motion filed against Nepal CJ Rana

As many as 98 ruling party lawmakers on Sunday morning registered the motion against Rana who has been in the eye of the storm since October 2021.

published on : 13th February 2022

Brazil: Despite presidential polls being 1 yr away, thousands protest, seek Jair Bolsonaro's impeachment

The protests, smaller than those in support of Bolsonaro last Sept. 7, were promoted by leftist parties and some union movements linked to the ex-President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva's Worker´s Party.

published on : 3rd October 2021

Impeach Trump? Most 2020 Democrats tiptoe past the question

The candidates' reluctance underscores the risky politics of investigating the president for "high crimes and misdemeanors."

published on : 27th May 2019

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

Rejection of impeachment notice against CJI had precedent five decades ago

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.

published on : 24th 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

Vice-President only statutory authority to reject impeachment notice: F S Nariman

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.

published on : 23rd April 2018

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.

published on : 23rd April 2018

Impeachment row: CJI Dipak Misra, other judges sat at 10.45 am to undertake court proceedings

CJI Misra, who usually holds his court at 10.30 AM, entered the courtroom almost 15 minutes late and started hearing lawyers who wanted their petitions to be listed for urgent mentioning.

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

Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu rejects Opposition's impeachment notice against Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra

Seven opposition parties led by the Congress had last week moved a notice before him for impeachment of the Chief Justice of India (CJI) on five grounds of "misbehaviour".

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

Opposition motion a ‘revenge’ petition, says Arun Jaitley

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.

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
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