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CVC to recommend CBI inquiry against Alok Verma; Kharge says govt didn't share Justice Patnaik's report with panel
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CVC to recommend CBI inquiry against Alok Verma; Kharge says govt didn't share Justice Patnaik's report with panel

The CVC is expected to write to the Centre recommending a departmental inquiry and a criminal investigation by CBI into allegations against Alok Verma.

No proof of corruption against Alok Verma, selection panel acted hastily, says retd SC judge who oversaw CVC probe against ex-CBI chief
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No proof of corruption against Alok Verma, selection panel acted hastily, says retd SC judge who oversaw CVC probe against ex-CBI chief

Retired Supreme Court judge AK Patnaik, who was supervising the CVC enquiry into graft charges levelled against Alok Verma, said that there was no evidence against him. He also said that the decision of the Narendra Modi-led selection committee to remove Verma as CBI Director was hasty.

CBI vs CBI: No clean chit for Alok Verma, but Supreme Court tells CVC to handover report to CBI director; next hearing on 20 Nov
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CBI vs CBI: No clean chit for Alok Verma, but Supreme Court tells CVC to handover report to CBI director; next hearing on 20 Nov

The Supreme Court hearing in the CBI director Alok Verma's case began with Justice AK Patnaik (retired judge heading the three-team CVC investigating panel) filing a 50-page report which noted that a few charges need further investigation.

Supreme Court to hear CBI director Alok Verma's plea challenging divestment of duties today at 11.30 am
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Supreme Court to hear CBI director Alok Verma's plea challenging divestment of duties today at 11.30 am

The court had issued notices to the Centre, CBI, CVC, special CBI director Rakesh Asthana, Verma and Rao asking them to respond to it by 12 November. The CVC had on 12 November filed in the apex court its preliminary enquiry report.

CBI Special Director Rakesh Asthana visits CVC office; officials say he could not meet any vigilance commissioners
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CBI Special Director Rakesh Asthana visits CVC office; officials say he could not meet any vigilance commissioners

Rakesh Asthana, who had come to the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) office at around 4.45 PM, stayed there for 10 minutes but could not meet any senior official as there was no scheduled appointment.

Who shot the parrot? How the Asthana-Verma war broke out in the CBI
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Who shot the parrot? How the Asthana-Verma war broke out in the CBI

A caged parrot, is how Justice AK Patnaik, now supervising the investigation into the charges Verma and Asthana have levelled at each other, had once described the CBI

Iron ore mining in Goa might be governed by new panels appointed by SC
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Iron ore mining in Goa might be governed by new panels appointed by SC

The Supreme Court today said it may consider constituting one or two panels for looking into various aspects of iron ore mining in Goa including fixation of annual cap over the volume of extractions with an aim to preserve the mineral for future generations

Goa: Nearly 70 mines within 10 km of sanctuaries: CEC to SC
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Goa: Nearly 70 mines within 10 km of sanctuaries: CEC to SC

A Supreme Court-appointed panel on Thursday told the apex court that nearly 70 iron ore mines in Goa fall within the prohibited 10 km radius of National Parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries and the environment clearance certificates of miners must be reviewed.

SC recalls verdict on CIC, says judgement was mistake of law
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SC recalls verdict on CIC, says judgement was mistake of law

The Supreme Court on Tuesday recalled an order and admitted that it committed a "mistake of law" by directing that only sitting or retired high court chief justices or an apex court judge could head the central and state information commissions.

SC issues notices to Uttarakhand, other states over disaster management
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SC issues notices to Uttarakhand, other states over disaster management

The Supreme Court today issued notice to Uttarakhand and six other states for their alleged failure in implementing Disaster Management Act in order to handle natural catastrophe