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Deposed Thai PM Yingluck indicted, to face impeachment

Last Updated: Thursday, May 08, 2014, 21:07

In yet another setback, deposed Thai premier Yingluck Shinawatra was today indicted by an anti- graft body over a controversial rice subsidy scheme.

Int Council of Jurists backs Lankan govt on impeachment

Last Updated: Saturday, February 02, 2013, 18:42

International Council of Jurists has come out in support of the Sri Lankan Government over the impeachment of its former CJ.

Sri Lanka hits back at UN rights chief over CJ imp

Last Updated: Monday, January 21, 2013, 21:59

Sri Lanka hit back at UN Human Rights Commissioner Navi Pillay for criticising impeachment of the country`s first woman Chief Justice.

‘Sri Lanka visit of US officials a conspiracy’

Last Updated: Sunday, January 20, 2013, 16:28

It would be the first visit to Sri Lanka by representatives of the US government since Shirani Bandaranayake was impeached amid much outcry.

Sri Lanka`s first woman Chief Justice sacked

Last Updated: Sunday, January 13, 2013, 14:04

54-year-old Bandaranayake was served a notice ordering her to quit her post, two days after the Parliament overwhelmingly voted to impeach her.

Lankan President to act soon on top judge impeachment

Last Updated: Saturday, January 12, 2013, 16:17

Rajapaksa has to ratify the impeachment of Shirani Bandaranayake following yesterday`s approval by parliament of the proceedings with an overwhelming vote.

Rajapaksa appoints panel to review CJ`s impeachment

Last Updated: Monday, January 07, 2013, 14:38

Rajapaksa last month said he had to satisfy himself on the PSC report and he would therefore appoint a panel.

Lanka govt to go ahead with impeachment of woman CJ: Media

Last Updated: Sunday, January 06, 2013, 20:13

The Sri Lankan government will go ahead with the impeachment of the country`s first woman Chief Justice despite mounting global pressure.

S Lankan apex court rules impeachment committee unconstitutional

Last Updated: Thursday, January 03, 2013, 13:56

The 54-year-old chief justice denied all the charges against her.

`CJ impeachment to be used to move anti-Lanka resolution`

Last Updated: Saturday, December 29, 2012, 21:41

A top Sri Lankan minister claimed the dispute over the impeachment of the nation`s first woman chief justice is likely to be used to move an adverse resolution against the country at the next UN rights session.

Lanka chief justice complains to Speaker over impeachment

Last Updated: Friday, December 14, 2012, 23:58

The country`s first woman chief justice has maintained that charges against her were false had walked out of the impeachment hearing calling it unfair and one sided.

Sri Lankan lawyers go on strike over CJ`s impeachment process

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 12, 2012, 18:31

Lawyers across Sri Lanka went on strike protesting the impeachment motion against the island nation`s first woman Chief Justice, bringing the judiciary to halt.