Impeachment

Congress fumes as CJI impeachment notice is rejected, calls it fight between 'Rejecting Democracy and Rescuing Democracy'

Congress fumes as CJI impeachment notice is rejected, calls it fight between 'Rejecting Democracy and Rescuing Democracy'

Taking to Twitter, Surjewala said, "This is truly a fight between forces 'Rejecting Democracy' and voices 'Rescuing Democracy'."

Apr 23, 2018, 12:13 PM IST
'Impeachment motion' against CJI Dipak Misra rejected by Venkaiah Naidu, says he applied his mind

'Impeachment motion' against CJI Dipak Misra rejected by Venkaiah Naidu, says he applied his mind

The VP decided to not consider the opposition’s “impeachment motion” since there was lack of substantial merit in it following consultations with legal experts. 

Apr 23, 2018, 10:39 AM IST
Venkaiah Naidu rejects Oppositions' 'impeachment' notice against Chief Justice of India

Venkaiah Naidu rejects Oppositions' 'impeachment' notice against Chief Justice of India

Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu rejects Oppositions' 'impeachment' notice against CJI

Apr 23, 2018, 09:59 AM IST
VP Venkaiah Naidu starts consultations with legal experts on 'impeachment' notice against CJI

VP Venkaiah Naidu starts consultations with legal experts on 'impeachment' notice against CJI

The vice president cut short his visit to Hyderabad and reached here to hold deliberations over the notice given by the seven opposition parties.

Apr 23, 2018, 06:00 AM IST
Congress attacks Arun Jaitley for calling impeachment move a 'revenge petition' by Opposition

Congress attacks Arun Jaitley for calling impeachment move a 'revenge petition' by Opposition

Congress on Saturday attacked Arun Jaitley for terming the opposition's impeachment move as a 'revenge petition'.

Apr 21, 2018, 23:18 PM IST

Opinion - Left-liberal warning in bid to remove Chief Justice of India: If you are not with us...

Justice Chandrachud was a hero when he slammed the Modi government over privacy. Now, he is a villain, because if you are not with us… 

Apr 21, 2018, 14:10 PM IST
Opposition gives notice for impeachment of CJI Dipak Misra; but a judge can never be impeached

Opposition gives notice for impeachment of CJI Dipak Misra; but a judge can never be impeached

The Constitution of India nowhere mentions impeachment in connection with the judiciary. The term impeachment is used only in relation to the President of India under Article 61 of the Constitution.

Apr 21, 2018, 09:30 AM IST
Petition for impeachment of Chief Justice of India should have been avoided: Congress leader Ashwani Kumar

Petition for impeachment of Chief Justice of India should have been avoided: Congress leader Ashwani Kumar

There are other senior Congressmen, like former PM Manmohan Singh, P Chidambaram and Salman Khurshid who have not signed the petition.

Apr 21, 2018, 00:50 AM IST
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