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PM Modi steps in as CBI chief, deputy’s battle escalates

Both Verma and Asthana have accused each other of corruption and interference.

23 Oct 2018 1:21 AM

PM Modi intervenes, summons CBI chief, special director Rakesh Asthana

On Monday, the CBI arrested its Deputy Superintendent of Police Devender Kumar in connection with a bribery case involving Rakesh Asthana.

22 Oct 2018 8:30 PM

In bribery case against its special director, CBI arrests its senior official

CBI arrests its Dy SP Devender Kumar in connection with bribery allegations involving its Special Director Rakesh Asthana.

22 Oct 2018 5:27 PM

CBI case against special director hinges on 9 calls, messages

CBI has filed case against Rakesh Asthana on basis of claims made by businessman, Sathish Sana, probed by him in separate case.

22 Oct 2018 11:52 AM

CBI books special director Rakesh Asthana on bribery charges

The allegations revolve around Asthana receiving bribe from an accused probed by him in a case linked to meat exporter Moin Qureshi.

22 Oct 2018 1:02 AM


Top CBI officer in city to probe Ponzi cases, kicks off row

The CPI(M) called it a fall-out of understanding between the Trinamul and BJP.

20 Jun 2018 2:56 AM

Supreme Court refuses to quash Asthana’s appointment

On the petitioner’s contention that the CBI director had submitted a note at the selection committee meeting opposing Asthana’s appointment.

29 Nov 2017 1:22 AM

Rakesh Asthana not to be removed as CBI Special Director: Supreme Court

The Centre had opposed the plea, saying Asthana had an outstanding career and had supervised over 40 high-profile cases.

28 Nov 2017 11:28 AM

Appointment of Rakesh Asthana illegal: Prashant Bhushan in PIL

Asthana had also handled the probe in the case relating to the burning of Sabarmati Express at Godhra railway station in 2002.

03 Nov 2017 12:49 AM

Delhi’s Police Commissioner Alok Verma is new CBI chief

Currently Rakesh Asthana, a Gujarat-cadre IPS officer of 1984 batch, is holding additional charge of director CBI.

20 Jan 2017 5:22 AM


Delhi Police Commissioner tipped to be CBI director

The post of the CBI director is lying vacant for over one month following Anil Sinha’s retirement on December 2.

17 Jan 2017 4:07 AM

CBI may get new head soon

Selection committee likely to meet today or tomorrow.

12 Jan 2017 3:51 AM

Dilli Ka Babu: High stakes race

The list of 11 new joint secretaries appointed recently only deepen this viewpoint.

01 Jan 2017 2:52 AM

New leads spark fresh probe in AgustaWestland deal case

The 226-page court ruling mentioned names of several Congress leaders, primarily in communication between the middlemen.

29 Dec 2016 2:15 AM

Delhi Police Commissioner leads race for new CBI chief

Asthana’s appointment as the CBI’s interim chief has already been challenged in the Supreme Court.

26 Dec 2016 1:19 AM


Collegium meet to pick CBI new chief on December 26

The appointment of Rakesh Asthana as interim chief of the CBI has already been challenged in the Supreme Court.

15 Dec 2016 3:03 AM

Supreme Court asks govt to explain appointment of CBI head

Additional Solicitor General Tushar Mehta said a meeting of the selection committee to appoint the CBI chief will be convened soon.

10 Dec 2016 5:31 AM

Kharge writes to Modi, claims selection process of CBI director 'vitiated'

The CBI Director is selected by a Selection Committee comprising Prime Minister, Chief Justice of India and Leader of Opposition.

08 Dec 2016 9:12 AM

CBI interim chief in eye of storm

SC to hear plea against Asthana’s appointment; Cong too complains to PM.

08 Dec 2016 2:04 AM

Rakesh Asthana is CBI’s interim head as no chief named

This is the first time in the last 10 years that no CBI chief has been named to succeed the outgoing officer.

03 Dec 2016 1:40 AM