Justice Soumitra Sen

  • LS drops motion to remove Justice Soumitra Sen 05-09-2011 11:45 AM

    New Delhi: The Lok Sabha on Monday decided not to proceed with the motion to remove Calcutta High Court judge Justice Soumitra Sen as he had already resigned. The decision not to go ahead with the removal motion of Justice Sen was taken after Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar held...
  • LS unlikely to take up justice Sen's removal 05-09-2011 08:56 AM

    Sources have told CNN-IBN that the government is unlikely to pass the Impeachment motion against Justice Soumitra Sen in the Lok Sabha. Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar is expected to seek the views of all parties on Monday, on whether to proceed with the impeachment of Sen in the Lok...
  • President accepts Justice Sen's resignation 04-09-2011 07:37 PM

    New Delhi: Government on Sunday took the unusual step of notifying the resignation of Justice Soumitra Sen of the Calcutta High Court, strengthening speculation that the proceedings against him in the Lok Sabha scheduled for Monday may be dropped, but there was no official confirmation of such a move. Earlier...
  • Justice Sen: Speaker to decide on proceedings 04-09-2011 01:58 PM

    New Delhi: Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar will take the final call on whether to carry out proceedings against Justice Soumitra Sen in Lok Sabha or not. The Speaker will decide on Monday morning after consulting all parties, according to sources. Sources have also said that Attorney General GE Vahanvati...
  • Ambiguity surrounds Justice Sen's removal 03-09-2011 10:11 PM

    Justice Soumitra Sen had put in his papers to save himself from the ignominy of been the first judge to be removed. ...
  • Justice Sen's resignation accepted: sources 03-09-2011 06:45 PM

    New Delhi: President Pratibha Patil on Saturday accepted the resignation letter of Justice Soumitra Sen and has forwarded it to the Law Ministry for action, said sources. The Lok Sabha will now decide if the motion of Justice Sen's removal will be taken up on Monday or not. The Government...
  • Justice Sen's resignation hand-delivered to Prez 03-09-2011 11:24 AM

    New Delhi: Controversial Calcutta High Court Judge Justice Soumitra Sen on Saturday sent his resignation in writing to the President, raising fresh questions whether impeachment proceedings against him in Lok Sabha on Monday will go on as scheduled. "A lawyer on behalf of Justice Sen has handed over a resignation...
  • Removal proceedings against Justice Sen to go on 02-09-2011 03:38 PM

    New Delhi: The government has been advised to go ahead with the removal proceedings against Calcutta High Court Judge Soumitra Sen. Sources have said that Justice Sen's resignation letter was not found in order. Justice Sen had resigned on Thursday ahead of a motion seeking his removal in the Lok...
  • Full text: Justice Sen's letter to the LS Speaker 01-09-2011 07:03 PM

    Justice Soumitra Sen has resigned a few days ahead of the Lok Sabha taking up the motion to remove him. The Calcutta High Court Judge has sent his resignation letter to President Pratibha Patil. Justice Sen has written a letter to Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar apart from the resignation...
  • Justice Soumitra Sen resigns 01-09-2011 06:11 PM

    New Delhi: Justice Soumitra Sen has resigned a few days ahead of the Lok Sabha taking up the motion to remove him. The Calcutta High Court Judge has sent his resignation letter to President Pratibha Patil. On August 18, the Rajya Sabha had by a huge margin approved the motion...
  • Newsmaker of the day: Arun Jaitley 18-08-2011 11:07 PM

    BJP leader Arun Jaitley said there should be a national level judicial commission for more accountability after the Rajya Sabha passed a motion to remove Justice Soumitra Sen. ...
  • Rajya Sabha passes motion to remove Justice Sen 18-08-2011 06:10 PM

    New Delhi: For the first time in independent India, the Rajya Sabha on Thursday voted overwhelmingly in favour of removal of a judge. Justice Soumitra Sen, a sitting judge of the Calcutta High Court, was accused of misappropriation of funds when he was a lawyer. The matter now moves to...
  • Jaitley leads Oppn charge against Justice Sen 18-08-2011 04:39 PM

    New Delhi: Arun Jailtley on Thursday led the BJP charge in the Rajya Sabha, against tainted judge Soumitra Sen and called it a 'fit case of misconduct' by a judge. The Calcutta High Court judge is accused of fund misappropriation when he was a lawyer. Voting on Justice Sen impeachment...
  • Jaitley to lead Oppn charge against Justice Sen 18-08-2011 10:28 AM

    New Delhi: The Rajya Sabha is set to resume the first-ever impeachment proceedings against sitting high court judge Justice Soumitra Sen on Thursday. Sources have told CNN-IBN that Arun Jaitely is likely to accuse Justice Soumitra Sen of committing perjury on the floor of the House. Sen was in the...
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  • Justice Sen defends himself in Parliament 17-08-2011 10:40 PM

    New Delhi: On a day when Anna Hazare's anti corruption protests swelled across different towns and cities in the country, the upper house of Parliament for the first time ever began impeachment proceedings against a sitting judge of the Calcutta High Court for corruption. Justice Soumitra Sen on Wednesday attended...
  • Impeachment motion moved against Justice Sen 17-08-2011 03:13 PM

    New Delhi: CPI(M) MP Sitaram Yechury moved the impeachment motion against Justice Soumitra Sen of the Calcutta High Court in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday. Yechury moved the motion after Justice Sen was brought to the bar of the House and Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari gave the go ahead....