The president can be removed from his office before the expiry of his normal term only on the recommendation of
A. the Supreme Court
B. the chief justice of India
C. council of ministers
D. the tow Housed of Parliament
The President may be removed before the expiry of his or her term through impeachment. A President can be removed for violation of the Constitution of India.
The process may start in either of the two houses of the Parliament. The house initiates the process by levelling the charges against the President. The charges are contained in a notice which has to be signed by at least one quarter of the total members of that house. The notice is sent up to the President and 14 days later, it is taken up for consideration.
A resolution to impeach the President has to be passed by a two-third majority of the total members of the originating house. It is then sent to the other house. The other house investigates the charges that have been made. During this process, the President has the right to defend himself/herself through an authorized counsel. If the second house also approves the charges made by two-third majority again, the President stands impeached a ...more