Impeachment

  • BCCI may consider impeaching Srinivasan: Sources 25-05-2013 02:27 PM

    New Delhi: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) members on Saturday began discussions on their options for leadership change in the cricket body and a showdown with their President N Srinivasan is likely to take place in Kolkata at former BCCI chief Jagmohan Dalmiya's residence, sources said....
  • How can the BCCI impeach its chief N Srinivasan? 25-05-2013 01:19 PM

    New Delhi: He is defiant. He seems to have lost support overnight. And it looks like his time at the The Board Of Control For Cricket In India's (BCCI) top brass is numbered. N Srinivasan, however, maintains that he will not resign from the post of BCCI's President despite the...
  • SL Parliament to impeach first woman Chief Justice 31-10-2012 12:35 PM

    Colombo: Sri Lanka's ruling coalition is all set to impeach the country's first woman Chief Justice on the charges of "improper conduct" after weeks of a simmering spat between the executive and the judiciary, a media report said. A motion to remove Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayake from the post will...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • SC stays probe against Justice Dinakaran 29-04-2011 12:29 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday stayed the pre-impeachment probe by a Rajya Sabha-appointed panel into allegations of judicial misconduct and corruption against Sikkim High Court Chief Justice P D Dinakaran. The apex court passed the order on a plea by Justice Dinakaran, expressing apprehension of biased probe against...
  • SC to hear Dinakaran plea against impeachment 28-04-2011 11:57 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will hear on Thursday the Sikkim High Court Chief Justice P D Dinakaran's plea seeking a stay of the impeachment proceedings initiated against him for alleged misconduct and corruption. A bench headed by Justice D K Jain will take up Dinakaran's petition in which the...
  • Dinakaran moves SC against his impeachment 26-04-2011 03:03 PM

    New Delhi: Sikkim High Court Chief Justice P D Dinakaran on Tuesday moved the Supreme Court seeking stay of the impeachment proceedings initiated against him for alleged misconduct and corruption. Justice Dinakaran challenged the proceedings before a three-member Rajya Sabha-appointed inquiry panel which has been hearing the charges of alleged...
  • Justice Sen guilty of 'misappropriation of funds' 10-11-2010 12:30 PM

    New Delhi: Justice Soumitra Sen of the Calcutta High Court has been has found him guilty of misappropriation of funds and making false statements. The three-member committee set up by Rajya Sabha chairman Hamid Ansari has found the allegations against Justice Soumitra Sen to be true. The committee found Justice...
  • Report on Justice Sen to be tabled in Parliament 10-11-2010 10:59 AM

    New Delhi: The fate of Calcutta High Court judge Soumitra Sen could be decided on Wednesday. A three-member committee set up by Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari to inquire into allegations of misappropriation of public funds by Justice Soumitra Sen has submitted its report If the committee finds the judge...
  • Justice Soumitra Sen may face impeachment 11-09-2010 10:57 AM

    Kolkata: Calcutta High Court judge Soumitra Sen may just become the first judge to be impeached after a Rajya Sabha committee found him guilty of financial irregularities. Vice President Hamid Ansari, who is also the Chairman of Rajya Sabha, headed the committee. The report will now be tabled in Parliament...