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‘New bill takes judge’s impeachment process to logical conclusion’


August 4th, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug. 3 (IANS) Law Minister Salman Khurshid Friday said the Judicial Accountability Bill (JAB) would provide that once impeachment proceedings are initiated against an errant judge, they are ... Read more...

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Sen second judge ever to face impeachment process


August 17th, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Justice Soumitra Sen of the Calcutta High Court will be the second judge in Indian history to face impeachment proceedings for unbecoming conduct. IANS seeks to ... Read more...

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Dinakaran impeachment process to continue: Apex court


July 5th, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) In a major setback for Sikkim High Court Chief Justice P.D. Dinakaran, the Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that the impeachment proceedings against him would continue. ... Read more...

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“Somebody’s silence” made Musharraf resign from presidency: Shujaat Hussain


November 14th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 14 (ANI): Former military ruler Pervez Musharraf heard somebody's "silence," which made him step down from the presidency, Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain, the former commando's top political backer at the ... Read more...

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Dinakaran impeachment: Process still on, says Ansari


January 12th, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari Tuesday said the process was "still on" in the impeachment motion against Karnataka High Court Chief Justice P.D. Dinakaran. In December last year, ... Read more...

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Soon a bill to deal with judiciary corruption complaints


November 11th, 2009 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 11 (ANI): The Centre plans to introduce a 'state-of-the-art' legislation during the winter session of Parliament to deal with complaints of corruption against judges and also to ensure accountability ... Read more...

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`It was fair to probe Clinton-Lewinsky affair,’ says Kennedy


September 15th, 2009 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep.15 (ANI): Former US Senator Ted Kennedy, who died last month after battling brain cancer, has said the probing of the affair between former President Bill Clinton and former White House ... Read more...

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Blagojevich terms Illinois Senate impeachment trial a ”Kangaroo Court”


January 27th, 2009 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Chicago (Illinois, US), Jan.27 (ANI): Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich has declared the Illinois State Senate impeachment proceedings a "kangaroo court." Blagojevich told FOX News on Monday that "What''s happening to me ... Read more...

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Illinois lawmakers approve a resolution to impeach Governor


December 16th, 2008 - 11:15 am ICT by ANI
Springfield (Illinois, US), Dec.16 (ANI): Lawmakers in Illinois have taken the first step towards activating impeachment proceedings against State Governor Rod Blagojevich, who has been accused of trying sell the Senate ... Read more...

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‘Do prospective high court judges have criminal records?’


September 25th, 2008 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Chief Justice of India K.G. Balakrishnan has asked the chief justices of the high courts to ascertain if the candidates recommended by them for appointment as judges ... Read more...

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Government ready to remove Calcutta High Court judge (Second Lead)


September 8th, 2008 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) In only the second case of its kind, the central government Monday expressed its willingness to abide by the chief justice's recommendation to sack Justice Soumitra Sen ... Read more...

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Judges restoration is being made a major issue unduly: Fazalur Rahman


August 24th, 2008 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Aug 24 (ANI): Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam (JUI-F) chief Fazlur Rahman has said that the restoration of judges was being made a major issue unduly, and added that Nawaz Sharif taking stern ... Read more...

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PML-N fears Zardari will renege on restoring sacked judges


August 20th, 2008 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug.20 (ANI): The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz, which is led by former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, fears that Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Co-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari will renege on his promise ... Read more...

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PPP workers welcome Musharrafs resignation at Zardari House


August 18th, 2008 - 7:22 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug.18 (ANI): A distribution of sweets and slogans in favour of democracy welcomed Pakistan President Pervez Musharrafs announcement that he was resigning from office on Monday, ahead of the impeachment ... Read more...

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Musharraf’’s resignation speech could have beaten Hitchcock at his best


August 18th, 2008 - 3:43 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug 18 (ANI): In a style that could have beaten Hitchcock at his best in terms of suspense, Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf today announced his resignation from Presidency in his ... Read more...

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UK has played no role in Musharraf’’s impeachment”


August 17th, 2008 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug. 17 (ANI: Britain has rejected suggestions that it is playing a key role in the impeachment process of Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf. According to Sir Mark Lyall Grant, a senior ... Read more...

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Pak ruling alliance to flex its muscles on Monday


August 17th, 2008 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug.17 (ANI): The ruling coalition is expected to showcase its numerical strength in the two houses of parliament before introducing the impeachment motion against President Pervez Musharraf in parliament on ... Read more...

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Pakistani parliament debate on Musharraf’s impeachment Monday


August 16th, 2008 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Islamabad, Aug 16 (Xinhua) Pakistan's lower house of the parliament is set to discuss President Pervez Musharraf's impeachment Monday, the official APP news agency reported Saturday. Monday's parliament session would set into ... Read more...

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Legal guarantees for Musharraf out of the question, says Sharif’’s spokesman


August 16th, 2008 - 7:25 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Aug.16 (ANI): A spokesman for former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Sadiqul Farooq, has said that providing President Pervez Musharraf with legal guarantees were out of the question. Farooq said that ... Read more...

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Leading US think tank says ISI behind Kashmir unrest


August 16th, 2008 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug.16 (ANI): An expert on South Asia attached with the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, a leading U.S. think tank, has said that he believes that Pakistans Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) ... Read more...

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Musharrafs last ditch effort may be to remain a figurehead President sans powers


August 16th, 2008 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 16 (ANI): A close aide of Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has said that one of the options available with him (Musharraf) was to strip down to a level of ... Read more...

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Talks to avoid impeachment underway: Azim


August 16th, 2008 - 11:59 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad , Aug 16 (ANI): A senior PML-Q leader has said that talks were underway to avoid the impeachment of President Pervez Musharraf, and that the process, if begins on Monday, ... Read more...

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Govt may ask Gen Kayani to broker a deal with Musharraf if fails to resign by Monday


August 16th, 2008 - 11:41 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad , Aug 16 (ANI): The PPP-led coalition government is Islamabad has said that it would wait for the next 48 hours for President Pervez Musharrf to resign, else it would ... Read more...

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Brit intelligence body says Musharraf has a bleak future ahead


August 14th, 2008 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 14 (ANI): A British news and current affairs intelligence service has reportedly said that Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf had a bleak future ahead in his country even if he ... Read more...

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Democrats set against offering blank cheque to Musharraf


August 12th, 2008 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Aug 12 (IANS) Amid reports that Washington may be willing to ensure a respectable stay for a beleaguered Pervez Musharraf, the Democratic Party is set against offering a blank ... Read more...

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Uncle Sam, lay off Musharraf impeachment: Pakistani editorial


August 12th, 2008 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 12 (IANS) The impending impeachment of President Prevez Musharraf "is entirely a matter for Pakistan and not a matter for the United States to be interfering in", a stinging editorial ... Read more...

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Foreign diplomats keenly watching Musharrafs impeachment process


August 12th, 2008 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad , Aug 12 (ANI): Foreign diplomats posted in Islamabad have said that the ongoing development in Islamabad (Musharrafs impeachment) was an internal matter of Pakistan and that their respective countries ... Read more...

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Bush is no longer taking best buddy Musharrafs desperate SOS calls


August 12th, 2008 - 11:59 am ICT by ANI
Sydney , Aug 12 (ANI): If a senior Pakistan journalist is to be believed, US President George Bush has given a royal snub to his old time anti-terror ally and Pakistani ... Read more...

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US Ambassadors key-meeting with Musharraf


August 11th, 2008 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, Aug 11 (ANI): US Ambassador to Pakistan Anne Patterson called on President Pervez Musharraf here, despite mounting calls that he step aside to spare Pakistan the trauma of a bitter ... Read more...

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PPP-PML-N seek time to finalise charges against Musharraf


August 11th, 2008 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 11 (IANS) A joint committee of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has made progress on drafting an eight-point, 100-page chargesheet to impeach President Pervez ... Read more...

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A lonely birthday for Musharraf


August 11th, 2008 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
By Muhammad Najeeb Islamabad, Aug 11 (IANS) There were no flowers and no cards either for Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf on his 65th birthday Monday as uncertainty ruled the day with the government ... Read more...

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Paks ex-servicemen demand Musharraf should not be given a safe exit route


August 11th, 2008 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi , Aug 11 (ANI): The ex-service in Pakistan have demanded that President Pervez Musharraf, who, according to them, had indulged in unconstitutional steps during his nine year rule, should be ... Read more...

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Zardari claims ruling coalition has support of more than 300 MPs to impeach Musharraf


August 10th, 2008 - 12:00 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad , Aug 10 (ANI): PPP Co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari has reportedly said that the ruling coalition had the support of more than 300 parliamentarians, nearly 350, in both the National ... Read more...

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Pakistans opposition parties charges ruling coalition of horse-trading


August 9th, 2008 - 10:26 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, August 9 (ANI): Rejecting an opposition charge of horse-trading to change loyalties of parliament members, the Pakistan government assured the Senate on Friday that the impeachment process of President Pervez ... Read more...

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All set for Musharraf impeachment motion Monday (Lead)


August 9th, 2008 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Muhammad Najeeb Islamabad, Aug 9 (IANS) The Pakistani government has summoned the National Assembly, the lower house of parliament, to meet Monday evening to initiate the impeachment process against President Pervez Musharraf, ... Read more...

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