Dilma Rousseff

Brazilian President deploys army against protestors

Brazilian President deploys army against protestors

Temer was caught engaging in obstruction of justice and endorsing bribes to a witness in a corruption case: Report. 

May 25, 2017, 15:14 PM IST

Ex-Brazilian president Lula da Silva questioned over graft charges

Former Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva appeared in court where he was questioned by the country`s top anti-corruption judge over graft charges, the media reported.

May 11, 2017, 11:01 AM IST

The year gone by and what the future holds

Amit Kapoor and Sankalp Sharma/IANS

Dec 29, 2016, 10:23 AM IST

Brazilians set to punish the left in polls

Brazilians furious at recession and corruption are expected to punish the long dominant Workers` Party in municipal elections Sunday amid heightened security after a series of murders of candidates.

Oct 02, 2016, 07:35 AM IST
Brazil has turned a page, says new President Temer

Brazil has turned a page, says new President Temer

Temer, 75, came to China for the G20 summit which starts in Hangzhou on Sunday.

Sep 02, 2016, 16:29 PM IST

Dilma Rousseff appeals against impeachment

Brazil`s ousted President Dilma Rousseff appealed against the decision of her impeachment from the presidency to the Federal Supreme Court on Thursday, a day after being stripped of office.

Sep 02, 2016, 07:40 AM IST

Brazil`s Rousseff appeals against losing presidency

Impeached Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff filed a Supreme Court challenge Thursday to her removal from office in an early blow to new President Michel Temer`s bid to stabilize the country.

Sep 02, 2016, 00:17 AM IST

Brazil's Dilma Rousseff ousted by Senate, Temer sworn in

In his first televised address to the nation after being sworn in as president through 2018, Michel Temer called on Brazilians to unite behind him in working to rescue the economy.

Sep 01, 2016, 09:03 AM IST

Brazil`s Rousseff stripped of presidency, Temer sworn in

Brazil`s Dilma Rousseff was stripped of the country`s presidency in an impeachment vote Wednesday and replaced by her bitter rival Michel Temer, shifting Latin America`s biggest economy sharply to the right.

Sep 01, 2016, 03:03 AM IST
Brazil's Senate strips Dilma Rousseff of presidency

Brazil's Senate strips Dilma Rousseff of presidency

Brazil's Dilma Rousseff was on Wednesday stripped of the country's presidency in a Senate impeachment vote ending 13 years of leftist rule in Latin America's biggest economy.

Aug 31, 2016, 23:09 PM IST
Brazil Senate braces for Dilma Rousseff impeachment vote

Brazil Senate braces for Dilma Rousseff impeachment vote

Two thirds of the Senate -- 54 of 81 senators -- must vote in favor of impeachment to convict her.

Aug 31, 2016, 11:20 AM IST

Rousseff's impeachment trial enters final stretch

The impeachment trial of Brazilian suspended President Dilma Rousseff entered the final stretch, with the defense and prosecution set to present their closing arguments.

Aug 31, 2016, 05:23 AM IST
Defiant Rousseff says Brazil's democracy on trial with her

Defiant Rousseff says Brazil's democracy on trial with her

A defiant President Dilma Rousseff warned on Monday that her conservative opponents were trampling on Brazil`s democracy by using trumped-up charges to oust her and roll back the social advances of 13 years of leftist rule.

Aug 30, 2016, 05:51 AM IST
Brazil's Rousseff urges Senate vote against impeachment

Brazil's Rousseff urges Senate vote against impeachment

"Vote against impeachment, vote for democracy... Do not accept a coup," the 68-year-old leftist leader said.

Aug 30, 2016, 00:11 AM IST

Rousseff allies fight impeachment in Brazil political turmoil

Angry quarrels erupted at suspended Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff's impeachment trial Friday, while her key ally, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, faced corruption charges on a day of turmoil for Latin America`s biggest country.

Aug 27, 2016, 07:07 AM IST

Senate elevator operators see lows of Brazilian politics

All day the elevator operators in Brazil`s Senate take politicians on rides, but the senators, they say, are moving the country only in one direction -- down.

Aug 27, 2016, 07:02 AM IST

Brazil's Senate indicts Dilma Rousseff, opens impeachment trial

A conviction would definitively remove President Dilma Rousseff from office, ending 13 years of leftist rule by her Workers Party.

Aug 10, 2016, 12:27 PM IST
Rio Olympics 2016: Biggest sporting spectacle kicks off with glittering opening ceremony

Rio Olympics 2016: Biggest sporting spectacle kicks off with glittering opening ceremony

Supermodel Gisele Bundchen strutted into the arena to the iconic "Girl From Ipanema" before Greece, home of the ancient Olympics, took its traditional place at the head of the athletes` parade.

Aug 06, 2016, 06:42 AM IST
Brazil`s interim president has 13% approval: Poll

Brazil`s interim president has 13% approval: Poll

Just 13 percent of Brazilians think interim president Michel Temer is doing a good job, a poll found Friday, making him only slightly more popular than his bitter rival Dilma Rousseff.

Jul 01, 2016, 20:19 PM IST

Rousseff ex-minister arrested in Brazil graft probe

A top ex-minister of Brazil`s suspended president Dilma Rousseff became the latest official to get arrested in a sprawling corruption probe on Thursday, authorities said.

Jun 23, 2016, 22:24 PM IST