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Former CBI second-in-command, IPS officer Rakesh Asthana appointed as new Border Security Force chief
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Former CBI second-in-command, IPS officer Rakesh Asthana appointed as new Border Security Force chief

During his tenure in the CBI, Rakesh Asthana was involved in investigating many high-profile cases including the VVIP chopper scam, bank fraud by Vijay Mallya

CBI bribery case: Delhi court takes cognisance of chargesheet, says no sufficient evidence to summon ex-special director Rakesh Asthana
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CBI bribery case: Delhi court takes cognisance of chargesheet, says no sufficient evidence to summon ex-special director Rakesh Asthana

A Delhi court on Saturday said there was not sufficient evidence to summon former CBI special director Rakesh Asthana in a bribery case lodged by the agency

ED arrests Satish Sana: Moin Qureshi's close aide may hold the key to unravelling the messy 'CBI vs CBI' row
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ED arrests Satish Sana: Moin Qureshi's close aide may hold the key to unravelling the messy 'CBI vs CBI' row

Satish Babu Sana, who has been arrested by the Enforcement Directorate (ED), is not just a close aide of meat exporter Moin Qureshi.

Moin Qureshi money-laundering case: ED arrests Satish Babu Sana, who accused ex-CBI special director Rakesh Asthana of bribery
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Moin Qureshi money-laundering case: ED arrests Satish Babu Sana, who accused ex-CBI special director Rakesh Asthana of bribery

On September, 2018, Asthana, who was heading the Special Investigation Team (SIT) in the Moin Qureshi case had sought to arrest Sana, accusing him of paying illegal gratification to ousted CBI Director Alok Verma to manage a bail-out.

Justice AK Sikri retires from SC; says every judge should possess 'some element of femininity' to do complete justice
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Justice AK Sikri retires from SC; says every judge should possess 'some element of femininity' to do complete justice

On Wednesday, during the farewell function organised by the Supreme Court Bar Association in the apex court lawns, Justice Sikri said every judge should possess "some element of femininity" to do complete justice. He got emotional and thanked the judiciary and lawyers for their help throughout his career.

CBI purge continues, government curtails tenure of two senior officers at centre of controversy
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CBI purge continues, government curtails tenure of two senior officers at centre of controversy

The tenures of two senior IPS officers — Anish Prasad and Abhay Singh — at the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) have been curtailed, according to a Personnel Ministry order issued Wednesday

Saradha scam probe: Rajeev Kumar had alleged political interference by 'gentleman' to victimise him, in letter to Alok Verma
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Saradha scam probe: Rajeev Kumar had alleged political interference by 'gentleman' to victimise him, in letter to Alok Verma

The Kolkata Police commissioner also suggested that the notice to appear in person before the investigating officer was politically motivated.

Arun Jaitley questions Mallikarjun Kharge's intentions for dissent in selection of CBI director
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Arun Jaitley questions Mallikarjun Kharge's intentions for dissent in selection of CBI director

The leader of the largest party in Opposition in the Lok Sabha Shri Mallikarjun Kharge dissented once again in the appointment of the new CBI Director.

Rishi Kumar Shukla is new CBI chief: Only second officer from MP cadre to be appointed to coveted post
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Rishi Kumar Shukla is new CBI chief: Only second officer from MP cadre to be appointed to coveted post

Fifty-eight-year-old Shukla, a 1983-batch IPS officer, was on Saturday appointed the chief of the Central Bureau of Investigation

Narendra Modi-led Selection Committee appoints ex-Madhya Pradesh DGP Rishi Kumar Shukla as new CBI director
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Narendra Modi-led Selection Committee appoints ex-Madhya Pradesh DGP Rishi Kumar Shukla as new CBI director

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved Shukla's appointment as CBI director for a period of two years from the date of assumption of charge of the office.

Narendra Modi-led selection committee's meet to decide on next CBI chief remains 'inconclusive'
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Narendra Modi-led selection committee's meet to decide on next CBI chief remains 'inconclusive'

The second meeting of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led panel on CBI chief's selection remained inconclusive, officials said on Friday

New CBI director likely to be appointed today: Narendra Modi-led Selection Committee to meet after inconclusive last meeting
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New CBI director likely to be appointed today: Narendra Modi-led Selection Committee to meet after inconclusive last meeting

Attorney General KK Venugopal on Friday told the Supreme Court that Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led high powered Committee for Appointment meeting is likely to take place on Friday to select a new Director for the CBI.

SC questions Centre over delay in selecting CBI director; plea against M Nageshwara Rao's appointment listed for 6 February
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SC questions Centre over delay in selecting CBI director; plea against M Nageshwara Rao's appointment listed for 6 February

The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Centre why it has not appointed a regular CBI director and said it was "averse" to the appointment of an interim chief for the agency for a long period.

Ousted CBI director Alok Verma may face departmental action for defying govt order, say MHA officials
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Ousted CBI director Alok Verma may face departmental action for defying govt order, say MHA officials

Verma, a former Delhi Police Commissioner, was first moved out of the investigative agency by the government in October, 2018, on the recommendation of the CVC, but was reinstated by the Supreme Court on 9 January.

NV Ramana becomes third SC judge to recuse from hearing plea against M Nageswara Rao’s appointment as interim CBI director
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NV Ramana becomes third SC judge to recuse from hearing plea against M Nageswara Rao’s appointment as interim CBI director

Supreme Court judge NV Ramana recused himself from hearing a plea challenging the Centre's decision to appoint M Nageswara Rao as interim CBI Director

Ousted CBI special director Rakesh Asthana among names being considered by selection committee, claims petitioner ML Sharma
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Ousted CBI special director Rakesh Asthana among names being considered by selection committee, claims petitioner ML Sharma

Petitioner ML Sharma claimed that ousted CBI Special Director Rakesh Asthana’s name is in the list of names that will be considered for the post

Panel led by Narendra Modi likely to pick new CBI director today at 6.30 pm, day before ousted chief Alok Verma's tenure ends
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Panel led by Narendra Modi likely to pick new CBI director today at 6.30 pm, day before ousted chief Alok Verma's tenure ends

The 24 January meeting of the selection committee had remained inconclusive. The meeting, held at the prime minister's official residence, was attended by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and leader of the Congress in Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge.

Daily Bulletin: SC to hear plea on Nageswara Rao's appointment; Kovind's Republic Day address at 7pm; Rahul in Bhubaneswar; day's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: SC to hear plea on Nageswara Rao's appointment; Kovind's Republic Day address at 7pm; Rahul in Bhubaneswar; day's top stories

Day's top stories: Hearing in Supreme Court on plea challenging Nageswara Rao's appointment; Ram Nath Kovind to address the nation on the eve of the 70th Republic Day; rains along with thunderstorms and hail are expected in Delhi; and more.

Narendra Modi-led Selection Committee meet to select next CBI chief inconclusive, another meeting to be called soon
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Narendra Modi-led Selection Committee meet to select next CBI chief inconclusive, another meeting to be called soon

The meeting of Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Selection Committee to decide on the next CBI chief remained inconclusive, officials said.