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.
Alok Verma resigns: CBI director's post is a perfect example of the maxim 'uneasy lies the head that wears a crown'
Former CBI chief Alok Verma braced a bitter and public battle with his number two, Rakesh Asthana during his tenure.
CBI vs CBI: Congress president Rahul Gandhi leads nationwide protests demanding reinstatement of Alok Verma
Congress, on Friday, staged protests outside all CBI offices across the country, lead by Rahul Gandhi, demanding reinstatement of CBI director Alok Verma, who has been sent on leave, and seeking an apology from Prime Minister Narendra Modi for "destroying" the image of the premier investigating agency.
Congress to stage protests in front of CBI offices across country seeking Alok Verma's reinstatement
In a letter to all Congress general secretaries, state unit chiefs and legislature party leaders, Ashok Gehlot has asked them to hold demonstrations against the BJP outside all CBI offices across the country.
Narendra Modi removed Alok Verma because he got 'scared' by CBI inquiry into Rafale, claims Rahul Gandhi at Rajasthan rally
Rahul Gandhi repeated the Congress allegation that the Rafale jets were being procured at a much higher price than what was being negotiated while the UPA government was in power.
CBI says Alok Verma not investigating Rafale, calls reports of him being sent on leave for doing so 'false and manufactured'
Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) said that Alok Verma has been divested of responsibility but not removed as the Director and his tenure has not been curtailed.
IB says no snooping outside Alok Verma's home; Congress claims BJP put CBI chief on surveillance to guard 'secrets'
After a spell of the internal fighting in CBI, the Centre divested the investigative agency's Director Alok Verma and Special Director Rakesh Asthana from their roles and asked them to go on leave.
CBI vs CBI updates: After Alok Verma, ploy to target ED official Rajeshwar Singh, claims Subramanian Swamy
CBI vs CBI Live updates: Reacting to the CBI vs CBI row, BJP MP Subramanian Swamy expressed apprehensions that the BJP government may try and protect P Chidambaram.
CBI vs CBI: Subramanian Swamy claims govt 'hell-bent' on protecting corrupt, says will talk to PM to bring Alok Verma back
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Subramanian Swamy on Wednesday said he would discuss Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) director Alok Verma's leave order with prime minister Narendra Modi to bring the CBI top brass back.
Supreme Court agrees to hear fresh petition filed by advocate Prashant Bhushan seeking SIT probe against CBI officials
The Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to hear a fresh petition filed by advocate Prashant Bhushan seeking a SIT probe against CBI officials, including Rakesh Asthana, who was asked to go on leave on Wednesday.
CBI vs CBI: BJP accuses Rahul Gandhi of indulging in 'petty politics', praises Narendra Modi for his 'statesmanship'
BJP spokesperson GVL Narasimhra Rao was responding to a tweet by Congress spokesperson Manish Tewari, who criticised the decision saying a CBI director's tenure is fixed for two years and the government cannot curtail it.
In order recommending Alok Verma's removal from CBI, CVC accuses him of 'non compliance', creating 'willful obstructions'
The CVC said that Alok Verma's "faction feud" with Rakesh Asthana "vitiated" the environment at the CBI and resulted in the divestment of powers of both officers.
CBI vs CBI LIVE Updates: CVC KV Chaudhary says he is under 'oath of secrecy' and can't speak to anyone
CBI versus CBI row LIVE updates: The government has said that it took the decision to divest the CBI director Alok Verma and special director Rakesh Asthana of all charges after being satisfied that an extraordinary and unprecedented situation has arisen, says a government press release.
Alok Verma’s ego clash with Rakesh Asthana irreparably damages CBI, creates administrative crisis for Centre
The fight that began with this one-upmanship turned into a full-fledged internecine war.
Arun Jaitley calls Opposition's claims about CBI chief Alok Verma's dismissal "rubbish", says SIT to probe charges against Rakesh Asthana
Answering questions at a post-cabinet briefing, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that a SIT will be formed to go into mutual allegations of bribery levelled by Verma and Special Director Rakesh Asthana in keeping with the principle that those accused will not probe the charges or supervise the investigation into charges against them.
CBI vs CBI: Prashant Bhushan claims Director Alok Verma shunted out to prevent him from probing controversial Rafale deal
The Rafale deal is fast turning out to be a political potboiler with both the Congress and the BJP getting involved in serious mudslinging from Modi to Congress president Rahul Gandhi.
Amid CBI row, YouTube video hails Rakesh Asthana, compares him to Vivekananda, Subhash Chandra Bose, Sardar Patel
The video, which portrays CBI Special Director Rakesh Asthana as a model IPS office and lists his achievements, has been widely shared on social media.
CPM says developments in CBI row have caused ‘serious damage', calls for resistance to Centre’s 'manipulation'
The CPM on Tuesday said the current developments in the country's premier investigative agency Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) have seriously damaged the Indian republic and must be resisted.
CBI'gate': Centre removed Alok Verma to protect 'PM favourite' Rakesh Asthana, says Opposition; Prashant Bhushan says move 'illegal'
The central government's move to remove the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) chief Alok Verma on Tuesday night and the transfer of 13 CBI officials on Wednesday following the infighting in the top investigative agency has led to a furore, drawing sharp reactions from the Opposition.
Nine officers working under Alok Verma transferred: CBI team probing allegations against Rakesh Asthana overhauled
The CBI has overhauled the team probing allegations of corruption against its former Special Director Rakesh Asthana, bringing in completely new faces. There have been changes from the investigation officer to supervisory levels.