Live Updates: Congress moves motion for CJI’s impeachment; BJP calls it revenge petition

Congress and other Opposition parties on Friday submitted a proposal for impeachment motion against Chief Justice of India Dipak Mishra, to the Rajya Sabha chairman Vice President Venkaiah Naidu

Photo by Pankaj Nangia/India Today Group/Getty Images
Photo by Pankaj Nangia/India Today Group/Getty Images

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20 Apr 2018, 5:09 PM

Arun Jaitley: A divided court is finding itself helpless to respond to these intimidatory tactics. The judgement indicates that intimidatory tactics were used as an alternative to one sided set of facts in the case. The “Institution Disruptors” have now become spokespersons of the Judge Loya death case falsehood

20 Apr 2018, 5:07 PM

Arun Jaitley: It is a revenge petition

20 Apr 2018, 2:08 PM

After throwing out Judge Loya petition, Supreme Court toys with the idea of gagging the media on CJI Impeachment: Randeep Surjewala

20 Apr 2018, 2:06 PM

Statement issued by seven Opposition Parties led by Leader of Opposition (Rajya Sabha) on the #impeachment motion

20 Apr 2018, 2:01 PM

Kapil Sibal: "We took upon ourselves to move the impeachment motion in the background set out above but on the basis of charges of acts of misbehaviour that are set out in the impeachment motion"

20 Apr 2018, 1:58 PM

Kapil Sibal: "The Constitution allows only one recourse to remedy the situation. Since there is no other way to protect the institution except to move an impeachment motion, we, members of the Rajya Sabha, do so with a heavy heart"

20 Apr 2018, 1:51 PM

Kapil Sibal: We have not involved Dr Manmohan Singh because he is the former Prime Minister

20 Apr 2018, 1:43 PM

Congress stated that they consulted all the Opposition parties and leaders of Bahujan Samaj Party, Samajwadi Party, CPI, CPI(M) and NCP have given their consent

20 Apr 2018, 1:39 PM

This is the first time in the history of India that an impeachment motion has been sought against a CJI

20 Apr 2018, 1:38 PM

71 Rajya Sabha MPs have signed the petition, of which only 7 are retired MPs

20 Apr 2018, 1:34 PM

The Article 124 (4) of the Constitution outlines the process of impeachment for the Chief Justice of India on the ground of proven misbehaviour or incapacity

20 Apr 2018, 1:32 PM

Anyone occupying the office of the CJI must be judged on the basis of the highest standards of integrity: @KapilSibal #impeachment

20 Apr 2018, 1:31 PM

We wish this day had never come. In the framework of our constitutional fabric the judiciary holds a very special place. Its independence is a constitutional imperative without which democracy will flounder: @KapilSibal

20 Apr 2018, 1:28 PM

Since #CJI office has been taken over by Dipak Misra, the administration of SC has not been in order: @KapilSibal

NH Photo by Vishwadeepak
NH Photo by Vishwadeepak
Kapil Sibal speaking at the press conference which was called to seek the impeachment of the CJI Dipak Mishra
20 Apr 2018, 1:21 PM

Opposition leaders had met the Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and submitted the motion signed by 71 members. Only 50 signatures are required to move the impeachment motion

20 Apr 2018, 1:17 PM

Opposition Parties move #impeachment motion seeking the removal of CJI Dipak Mishra

20 Apr 2018, 1:17 PM

Ghulam Nabi Azad: Today, on behalf of seven political parties we have signed the motion for the impeachment and removal of the Chief Justice of India

20 Apr 2018, 1:15 PM

Opposition Parties meet to discuss impeachment

20 Apr 2018, 12:53 PM

Supreme Court says media reports on impeachment motion of CJI unfortunate but won't pass orders without first hearing what AG has to say, reports The Hindu

20 Apr 2018, 12:51 PM

Read: Supreme Court asks AG’s help on media gag plea on CJI impeachment

20 Apr 2018, 12:50 PM

Supreme Court judges have reportedly risen at noon; full court meeting likely, tweets journalist

20 Apr 2018, 12:31 PM

Opposition parties submit petition to RS chairman for CJI’s impeachment, reports NDTV

20 Apr 2018, 12:28 PM

NDTV reported that leaders of seven Opposition parties led by Congress' Ghulam Nabi Azad reached the Vice President's residence for a meeting over impeachment motion against CJI Dipak Mishra

20 Apr 2018, 12:28 PM

Read: Opposition parties to meet on Friday to discuss CJI impeachment

Earlier on Friday, Congress Leader of Opposition in the Rahya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad had met with Opposition leaders to propose an impeachment motion against the Chief Justice of India Dipak Mishra

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