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Congress leader PJ Kurien has been elected as the Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh moved the motion for the election of Kurien. In case of leave or absence of Chairman of Rajya Sabha (the Vice-President of India), Deputy Chaiman of Rajya Sabha acts as Presiding Officer of the House.
Topics: Deputy Chairman of the Rajya Sabha • Finance Ministers of India • Government of India • Harivansh Narayan Singh • Kurian • Legislatures • Manmohan Singh • Members of the Rajya Sabha • P. J. Kurien • Parliament of India • Rajya Sabha • Vice President of India
Justice Soumitra Sen of the Calcutta High Court escaped impeachment by the Lok Sabha When the Law Minister Salman Khurshid conveyed to the House the information about Justice Sen’s resignation, the House before which the impeachment business was put, dropped it after a Sense of the House was sought by Speaker Meira Kumar relating to ..
On 19 August 2011, in a historic first, the Rajya Sabha voted in favour of impeaching Calcutta High Court judge Justice Soumitra Sen, finding him guilty of misappropriating funds as a judge and of misrepresenting facts. This was the first televised impeachment proceedings ever in which Rajya Sabha voted 189 to 17 in favour of ..
Topics: Government of India • Impeachment • Impeachment in the United States • India • Judiciary of India • Lok Sabha • Parliament of India • Soumitra • Soumitra Sen • Supreme Court of India • Supreme Court of Pakistan • Vice President of India