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CBI vs CBI crucial hearing: Alok Verma to challenge forced leave in SC today

SC will hear Alok Verma's plea, who was asked to go on leave when his feud with deputy Rakesh Asthana came into fore.

26 Oct 2018 8:57 AM

News report claiming Rafale file under Verma's purview 'false': CBI

News report claimed that several crucial files, including Rafale deal, was under consideration of Verma when Centre divested him of powers

25 Oct 2018 7:47 PM

Delhi court extends custody of middleman in bribery case against Asthana

Special CBI judge Santosh Snehi Mann allowed the plea of the agency after it sought custodial interrogation of middleman Prasad.

25 Oct 2018 6:17 PM

Alok Verma remains CBI chief, Rao given only interim charge, says CBI

Joint Director Rao has been given charge to look after duties and functions of Director as an interim arrangement, a CBI spokesperson said.

25 Oct 2018 6:11 PM

Kejriwal retweets PM Modi's 2013 post to target him on CBI feud

Govt on Wednesday sent CBI Director Alok Verma and Special Director Rakesh Asthana on leave as the officers were involved in running feud.

25 Oct 2018 12:17 PM


Interim chief Rao: Officer of Tamil Nadu gutka inquiry fame

Before being transferred to Delhi, Mr Rao was based in Chennai as the Central Bureau of Investigation’s joint director for South India.

25 Oct 2018 5:41 AM

Midnight purge at CBI: Alok Verma, Rakesh Asthana sent on leave

On CVC’s advice, Centre sends Alok Verma and Asthana on leave, appoints new interim director .

25 Oct 2018 5:26 AM

SC to hear Alok Verma plea on Centre’s decision Oct 26

The CBI director told the SC that divesting him of his powers amounts to ‘interference in the independence of the agency’.

25 Oct 2018 2:48 AM

PIl seeks sit probe in CBI controversy

The CBI on October 15, 2018 filed an FIR against Rakesh Asthana under provisions of the Prevention of Corruption Act.

25 Oct 2018 1:54 AM

Decision to deprive me of powers as CBI chief 'illegal': Alok Verma to SC

The apex court has agreed to hear on October 26 the petition by Verma challenging the government's decision.

24 Oct 2018 6:57 PM


Alok Verma did not cooperate with CVC, failed to produce records: Govt

Verma did not cooperate with the Central Vigilance Commission and defended its decision to send him on leave.

24 Oct 2018 4:30 PM

Panic move, shoddy cover up: Oppn attacks govt after CBI chief, no. 2 sent on leave

There was no immediate comment either from the government or the ruling BJP on the allegations levelled by opposition parties.

24 Oct 2018 1:54 PM

CBI reshuffles team probing Asthana case, order issued in 'public interest'

Previous investigating officer, Deputy SP AK Bassi, has been shunted to Port Blair in 'public interest' with 'immediate effect'.

24 Oct 2018 1:47 PM

Here's all you need to know about interim CBI chief M Nageswara Rao

Nageswara Rao, who hails from Warangal district in Telangana, is from the 1986 batch of Odisha cadre and supersedes Rakesh Asthana.

24 Oct 2018 12:55 PM

CBI infighting LIVE updates: SC to hear Alok Verma's petition on Friday

Govt's order followed CVC's recommendation that CBI's warring top two be sent on compulsory wait, stripped of responsibilities.

24 Oct 2018 12:14 PM


CBI boss Alok Verma, deputy sent on leave, Nageshwar Rao takes over

CBI Joint Director M Nageshwar Rao will take charge as the interim director of the investigating agency.

24 Oct 2018 9:07 AM

Forcing caged parrot to sing master’s tune

In 2013, the Supreme Court had called it “a caged parrot”. This basically meant being its political master’s voice.

24 Oct 2018 2:07 AM

Asthana gets HC shield against arrest till October 29

It was alleged that Mr Sana had paid Rs 50 lakh as bribe to Mr Qureshi which was shown as investment in his company to get relief in a bribery case.

24 Oct 2018 1:28 AM

No arrest for CBI no. 2 Rakesh Asthana until Monday, says Delhi HC

Case will now be heard on October 29 and court has also granted CBI and its chief Alok Verma time until then to respond.

23 Oct 2018 4:04 PM

CBI's no. 2 Rakesh Asthana moves court, seeks quashing of FIR in bribery case

In his plea Rakesh Asthana asked the Delhi High Court not to take coercive steps against him.

23 Oct 2018 1:55 PM