Impeachment

US city council votes to support Trump's impeachment

US city council votes to support Trump's impeachment

The Los Angeles City Council on Saturday passed a resolution saying President Donald Trump should be investigated for any high crime or misdemeanour sufficient to warrant impeachment proceedings.

May 07, 2017, 15:41 PM IST
Ousted South Korean leader behind bars after arrest on bribery charges

Ousted South Korean leader behind bars after arrest on bribery charges

In the early hours of Friday, the Seoul Central District Court approved prosecutors` request for an arrest warrant for Park Geun-hye after she gave about eight hours of testimony.

Mar 31, 2017, 09:34 AM IST
Former President Park Geun-Hye supporters march in Seoul against impeachment

Former President Park Geun-Hye supporters march in Seoul against impeachment

Protesters marched through the streets of Seoul today demanding the repeal of ex-President Park Geun-Hye's impeachment.

Mar 18, 2017, 13:27 PM IST

South Korea's impeached Park not leaving presidential Blue House ''for now'': Spokesman

Park Geun-hye was impeached over a graft scandal involving South Korea`s conglomerates at a time of rising tensions with North Korea and China.

Mar 10, 2017, 13:23 PM IST

S Korean president refuses to testify in impeachment trial

South Korean President Park Geun-hye has refused to testify in a case that will decide her future following her impeachment over a corruption scandal, forcing the Constitutional Court to delay the start of oral arguments.

Jan 03, 2017, 13:35 PM IST
South Korean ruling party splits over impeached President Park Geun-hye

South Korean ruling party splits over impeached President Park Geun-hye

Dozens of South Korean lawmakers have left the country's conservative ruling party over a corruption scandal surrounding impeached President Park Geun-hye in a move that could shape the presidential elections that might take place in just months.

Dec 27, 2016, 10:30 AM IST
South Korean court holds first hearing on Park's impeachment case

South Korean court holds first hearing on Park's impeachment case

South Korean President Park Geun-hye`s popularity has sunk to near record lows since the influence-peddling scandal blew up.

Dec 22, 2016, 13:00 PM IST

8 out of 10 South Koreans support President Park Geun-hye's impeachment

At least eight out of 10 South Koreans support the move for impeachment of President Park Geun-hye after prosecutors identified her as an accomplice to Choi Soon-sil, her longtime confidante indicted for abuse of power and extortion, a survey said on Thursday.

Nov 24, 2016, 16:43 PM 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 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'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

Brazil acting president pushes for quick Dilma Rousseff impeachment

Rousseff, accused of taking unauthorized loans to patch up the state budget during her 2014 reelection campaign and in early 2015, was suspended for the trial on May 12.

Jun 03, 2016, 04:50 AM IST

Brazil Supreme Court denies Rousseff's appeal against impeachment proceedings

Judge Teori Zavascki denied the appeal by the office of the solicitor general, which argued that the impeachment process was flawed from the outset and should be halted.​

May 12, 2016, 07:18 AM IST

Brazil president impeachment recommended in Senate

A senator selected as a fact-finder by a special Senate commission considering the impeachment of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has recommended that she be put on trial for possible removal from office.

May 05, 2016, 03:20 AM IST
In fight against impeachment, Brazil President Dilma Rousseff tries to win left support

In fight against impeachment, Brazil President Dilma Rousseff tries to win left support

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, in her fight against impeachment, met her advisors to analyse social measures she could announce on Labour Day as a way of winning back leftist support, the media reported.

May 01, 2016, 09:22 AM IST
Brazil's lower house votes for President Dilma Rousseff's impeachment

Brazil's lower house votes for President Dilma Rousseff's impeachment

The lower house of Brazil's parliament have voted in favour of impeaching President Dilma Rousseff, a move that could see the country's first female leader removed from power.

Apr 18, 2016, 09:40 AM IST
Brazilian committee recommends impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff​

Brazilian committee recommends impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff​

A Brazilian congressional committee has voted in favour of moving forward with the impeachment proceedings against President Dilma Rousseff.

Apr 12, 2016, 13:12 PM IST
Brazil impeachment commission votes on president`s fate

Brazil impeachment commission votes on president`s fate

An impeachment commission was due to vote Monday on the fate of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff ahead of a vote by the lower house of Congress to decide whether she should go to trial.

Apr 11, 2016, 23:38 PM IST
2016 Rio Olympics: Besieged Brazil president Dilma Rousseff cancels Greece flame trip

2016 Rio Olympics: Besieged Brazil president Dilma Rousseff cancels Greece flame trip

The lighting of the flame, at Ancient Olympia in the south of the country, is set for April 21.

Apr 08, 2016, 23:51 PM IST