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Naidu defends rejecting impeachment notice
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Naidu defends rejecting impeachment notice

Naidu said his decision was in strict conformity with the provisions of the Constitution and the Judges (Inquiry) Act of 1968. Photograph: PTI Photo Facing criticism over his decision to reject an impeachment bid against Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra, Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday told a group of lawyers that his call was 'timely and not a hasty one' and came after over a month of due diligence. 'Freedom of expression allows that but ultimately truth prevails. I have ... Rediff.com, 1 hour ago
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Congress using impeachment as political tool: Jaitley

on Friday said it was a revenge petition to intimidate the judiciary following the Supreme Court's verdict on Judge B.H. Loya's death. "It ( impeachment motion) is a revenge petition after the falsehood of the Congress has been established in the Justice Loya ...
 Business Standard4 days ago Congress faces suicidal future if it moves SC on CJI impeachment: Jaitley  Sify1 hour ago Revenge petition, says Jaitley  The Assam Tribune3 days ago Impeachment notice a 'revenge petition', says FM Jaitley  Business Standard4 days ago
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1st working day after impeachment verdict CJI holds court 15 minutes late

Supreme Court judges, including Chief Justice Dipak Misra, today initiated court proceedings at 10.45 am instead of the scheduled 10.30 am amid speculation that they held a brief meeting on the issue of the impeachment notice against the CJI. CJI Misra, who usually holds his court at 10.30 am, entered the courtroom almost 15 minutes late and started hearing lawyers who wanted their petitions to be listed for urgent mentioning. BJP leader Subramanian Swamy was among the first few litigants to ...
 Rediff.com1 day ago CJI, other judges sat at 10.45 AM to undertake court proceedings  Business Standard1 day ago
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SC terms public statements on impeachment of judges unfortunate

The Supreme Court today termed as very unfortunate the public statements, including those made by lawmakers, on impeachment of judges. "We are all very disturbed about it," a bench comprising Justices A K Sikri and Ashok Bhushan said after the counsel appearing for the petitioner raised the issue of politicians making public statements on impeachment of judges. The apex court asked Attorney General K K Venugopal to assist it to deal with the plea, which has also sought a gag on the media ...
 Rediff.com4 days ago SC 'disturbed' at MPs raising CJI impeachment issue in public  Rediff.com4 days ago 'Public statements on impeachment of judges unfortunate': SC seeks Attorney General's help on media gag  DNA4 days ago SC disturbed at MPs raising CJI impeachment issue in public  Business Standard4 days ago
DNA

Explained: How SC judges can be impeached

The Constitution lays down a rigorous procedure for removal of a judge of the Supreme Court or high court and can be initiated only on grounds of proved misbehaviour or incapacity. Article 124 (4) of the Constitution and the provisions of the Judges (Inquiry) ...
 DNA3 days ago Impeachment explainer and options before Oppn if Chairman rejects motion  Business Standard4 days ago How judges are removed  The Financial Chronicle3 days ago
MSN India

SC judge: No need to impeach CJI

Justice Chelameswar, the senior-most judge after the CJI, said the January 12 press conference he held along with justices Ranjan Gogoi, MB Lokur and Kurian Joseph, was the result of “anguish” and “concern” as their deliberations with the CJI did not ...
 MSN India2 weeks ago

Impeachment cannot be answer to every problem: Justice Chelameswar

Supreme Court judge Justice J Chelameswar said on Saturday that impeachment cannot be an answer to every question or problem and there is a need to correct the system.Justice Chelameswar's response comes at a time when certain opposition parties had tried to ...
 Business Standard2 weeks ago

Lawyer MPs engaging judge's impeachment barred from practice in court

[India], Apr. 1 (ANI): The Bar Council of India (BCI) on Saturday clarified that although there is no ban on MPs or MLAs from practicing law in courts, anyone participating in the impeachment or removal of a judge will not be allowed to do so. "No ban on ...
 Sify3 weeks ago
DNA

Philippines Duterte urges fast-track sacking of top judge

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said today lawmakers must "fast-track" the impeachment of the nations top judge, further stacking the odds against her staying in office.Supreme Court Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno is one of several high-profile ...
 Business Standard2 weeks ago Philippines' top judge vows fight as Duterte, allies seek ouster  Business Standard1 month ago
Business Standard

Notice to impeach CJI should've been considered null and void from beginning: Swamy

[India], Apr 23 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Monday extended his support to the decision taken Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu to scrap the impeachment motion moved against Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra. Speaking ...
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