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Facebook’s hands-off approach to political speech gets impeachment test

Facebook has been dogged by accusations of censorship by conservative politicians, including Trump, who argue that the Silicon Valley company gives greater attention to liberal points of views on the social network.

Impeachment in the US: How does it work?

The Senate has the "sole power to try all impeachments," meaning that it has the power to convict. When the president is tried, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court presides over proceedings.


Venkaiah Naidu rejects notice to impeach CJI: Nothing suggests proved misbehaviour

Refusing to admit the notice of motion, Naidu, in a ten-page order, said: “In the absence of credible and verifiable information placed before me which gives an indication of ‘misbehaviour’ or ‘incapacity’, it would be an inappropriate and irresponsible act to accept statements which have little empirical basis.

Congress to move Supreme Court as Venkaiah Naidu rejects CJI impeachment notice; legal fraternity divided

Addressing a press conference soon after Naidu quashed the impeachment notice, Congress leader Kapil Sibal said the party would move the SC to challenge the "unprecedented, illegal, ill-advised and hasty order" that had "jeopardised" the legal system.

Impeachment notice against CJI Dipak Misra rightly rejected, says Fali S Nariman

The notice was moved by the Congress and seven other opposition parties against the Chief Justice of India (CJI) last week.

Congress to challenge rejection of impeachment notice against CJI in Supreme Court: Kapil Sibal

Upset with the rejection, Sibal claimed that never before in the history of India an impeachment motion has been dismissed at a preliminary stage. He said that Rajya Sabha chairman's order was illegal and passed without full-fledged enquiry.


LiveCJI Dipak Misra impeachment notice rejected LIVE UPDATES: Congress to move SC against Vice-President's order

CJI Dipak Misra impeachment rejected LIVE UPDATES: "The Supreme Court is being muzzled and crushed. People have lost faith in the judiciary," Congress president Rahul Gandhi said on Monday.

Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu rejects CJI Dipak Misra impeachment notice: Here is what he said

On Friday, a delegation led by leader of opposition in the Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad and comprising MPs from Congress, SP, BSP, IUML, NCP, CPI(M) and CPI met Naidu and submitted the notice for impeachment.

Chief Justice impeachment: Kapil Sibal says will not appear in court of CJI Dipak Misra from today

CJI Dipak Misra impeachment: Kapil Sibal told The Indian Express, “I will not appear in the Chief Justice’s court (in Supreme Court) from tomorrow onwards... till he retires, because that is consistent with the highest standards of my profession.”

Congress may move court if CJI impeachment notice rejected, say party leaders

The Congress was also trying to build up "moral pressure" on the Chief Justice of India in the hope that he would step aside from judicial duty if an impeachment motion was moved against him.