Lawmakers allied with Philippine President Benigno Aquino on Tuesday threw out three impeachment motions in the House of Representatives, the first political challenge to the popular leader in four years.
In yet another setback, deposed Thai premier Yingluck Shinawatra was today indicted by an anti- graft body over a controversial rice subsidy scheme.
International Council of Jurists has come out in support of the Sri Lankan Government over the impeachment of its former CJ.
It would be the first visit to Sri Lanka by representatives of the US government since Shirani Bandaranayake was impeached amid much outcry.
54-year-old Bandaranayake was served a notice ordering her to quit her post, two days after the Parliament overwhelmingly voted to impeach her.
Rajapaksa last month said he had to satisfy himself on the PSC report and he would therefore appoint a panel.
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.
Members in Rajya Sabha on Friday pushed for amendments to the Constitution to disallow a judge from resigning if impeachment motion is in progress.
Reverend Maduluwawe Sobhitha said the whole process of impeachment against the 54-year old Bandaranayake was unfair.
Sri Lanka`s CJ is facing 14 charges of misconduct and financial impropriety in the motion of impeachment presented against her in the Parliament.
Iran`s parliament has abandoned its planned impeachment of a Cabinet minister over the free-fall of currency.
For President Basescu, who survived a referendum in 2007, this is the second impeachment attempt in last five years.
Justice Soumitra Sen was found guilty of misappropriating Rs 33.23 lakh under his custody as a court-appointed receiver in the
capacity as a lawyer.
CAG Vinod Rai on Wednesday described as "baseless" reports that he was ready to face impeachment proceedings in Parliament over 2G scam report.
The impeachment of Economy Minister Shamseddin Hosseini
will focus on his alleged lax oversight of banks.
Iranian lawmakers have signed a motion to impeach the country`s Economy Minister Shamseddin Hosseini for swindling banks of nearly $2.6 billion, the official media reported.
Former Sikkim High Court Chief
Justice PD Dinakaran has told the Rajya Sabha-appointed panel
that impeachment proceedings against him are irrelevant after
Lok Sabha will not initiate the impeachment proceedings against fallen Calcutta High Court Justice Soumitra Sen, whose resignation has already been accepted by President Pratibha Patil.
53-year-old Sen was found guilty of misappropriating Rs 33.23 lakh under his custody as a court-appointed receiver in the capacity of a lawyer.
Lok Sabha will go ahead with the
impeachment proceedings against Kolkata High Court judge Soumitra Sen as scheduled on Monday, Attorney General Ghulam Vahanvati said on Friday.
Day in Pics: 3rd September
Showbiz World - September 3, 2014
Celebrities welcome Ganapati