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Impeachment move against CJI Misra falling flat

By Vicky

The move to impeach, Chief Justice of India, Dipak Misra appears to be falling flat. The CPI(M) which mooted the idea said it was in talks with various opposition leaders regarding the issue.

Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra

The Congress however did not openly support the move and said that it would adopt a wait and watch policy.

The Samajwadi Party has said that it is not in favour of moving an impeachment motion. The spokesperson of the party, Naresh Agarwal said that there was no ground to move such a motion He however added that the Parliament must be given the right picture as to why the top four judges of the Supreme Court came out and spoke to the press.

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The CPI(M) has not got the support of the DMK and the TMC. Both have not made their stand on the issue clear. The Telugu Desam Party also backed out of the move. It said that it would not be supporting any motion of this sort. This is an internal issue of the judiciary, TDP, MP C Ramesh said.

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