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As Biden calls for impeachment, Trump adds legal muscle, lashes out at whistleblower

Joe Biden, who is at the centre of a controversy over US President Donald Trump`s dealings with Ukraine that led the Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives to open an impeachment inquiry, had previously refrained from making an outright plea for impeachment.

Oct 10, 2019, 19:30 PM IST

Trump impeachment: Second whistle-blower emerges

Another whistle-blower, also said to be an intelligence official, has come up in the impeachment case against US President Donald Trump, reports said on Sunday.

Oct 06, 2019, 23:09 PM IST

US House impeachment inquiry to intensify, Trump remains defiant

Democrats have accused US President Donald Trump of pressuring a vulnerable US ally to get dirt on a political rival for personal political gain.

Sep 30, 2019, 12:08 PM IST

Congress withdraws Supreme Court petition on removal of Chief Justice Dipak Mishra

Congress withdrew its peitions in row over their listing in front of the five-judge bench.

May 08, 2018, 11:26 AM IST

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

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

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

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

Apr 21, 2018, 23:18 PM IST

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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