20 December, 2019
Syllabus subtopic: Comparison of the Indian constitutional scheme with that of other countries
Prelims and Mains focus: process of impeachment of US President and its comparison with the process for Indian President’s impeachment
News: The impeachment of President Donald Trump in the U.S. House of Representatives on charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress sets the stage for a historic trial next month in the Republican controlled Senate on whether he should be removed from office.
What is Impeachment?
Impeachment is a provision that allows Congress to remove the President of the United States.
US Constitution provides:
Grounds for impeachment:
Source: The Hindu
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