CBI cop AK Bassi, who was investigation officer in Rakesh Asthana graft case, moves Supreme Court against transfer
CBI deputy superintendent of police AK Bassi moved Supreme Court challenging his transfer to Port Blair saying it was vitiated by "malafides" and would prejudice the probe against former special director Rakesh Asthana.
Govt curtails tenure of four CBI officers including Rakesh Asthana; move necessary to clean agency before new chief takes over
The curtailment of the tenure of four officers of CBI on Thursday, including Rakesh Asthana and AK Sharma, shows the government is not interested in surface decoration but a serious cleanup of the agency
Narendra Modi-led committee to appoint new CBI chief on 24 Jan; IPS officers from 1983-1985 batches being considered
The post of CBI chief has been lying vacant ever since Verma was removed as CBI director and further appointed as the director general fire service in the meeting on 10 January, in which Kharge gave his dissent.
Government curtails tenure of CBI Special Director Rakesh Asthana, three other top cops, with immediate effect
The tenures of three other officers — Joint Director Arun Kumar Sharma, Deputy Inspector General Manish Kumar Sinha and Superintendent of Police Jayant J Naiknavare — have also been curtailed, it said.
Arun Jaitley clarifies Centre's stand on judge Loya case, Rafale, CBI appointment row; slams 'compulsive contrarians' for manufactured lies
Arun Jaitley wrote a blog slamming critics of the government, terming them compulsive contrarians. Jaitley clarified the government's stand on a host of issues, including Rafale, CBI director's appointment, RBI debate.
CBI row: Special Director Rakesh Asthana moves Delhi HC, seeks correction in judgment that refused to quash FIR in bribery case
Asthana, the number two in the CBI, had sought liberty to appeal against the High Court judgment before the Supreme Court, which was granted.
CBI officer investigating Akhilesh Yadav's 'role' in illegal mining case transferred in fresh set reshuffle at agency
The fresh changes have been effected by M Nageswara Rao, who was made the interim chief of the probe agency after a high-powered committee comprising Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Justice AK Sikri and leader of Congress in Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge had transferred Alok Verma out of the CBI in a split verdict on Thursday.
CBI's post of director of prosecution vacant after OP Verma retires; Centre seeks nomination from different ministries
The CBI is working without a regular chief after the agency's Director Alok Verma was transferred from the top post in the probe agency.
CBI row: Congress seeks immediate removal of CVC chief, alleges he is being 'made to act like a puppet'
Senior Congress leader, Abhishek Manu Singhvi on Saturday had alleged that the government stood exposed after Justice (retd) AK Patnaik claimed that he had not seen the commission's recommendations against Verma.
CBI transfers joint director probing case against Rakesh Asthana; returns case to him within minutes
Minutes after transfer of Joint Director V Murugesan was reported, the CBI issued a fresh order stating that he would continue to be in-charge of the probe against Special Director Rakesh Asthana, officials said on Friday.
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
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.
Rakesh Asthana versus Alok Verma: Supreme Court likely to hear CVC report on corruption charges against CBI chief today
The Supreme Court is likely to hear the version of the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) on Monday, which was directed to complete within two weeks its preliminary inquiry against Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Director Alok Kumar Verma, who has been divested of his duties and sent on leave by the Centre.
CBI vs CBI: By acting hastily, Centre has shown penchant for stealth and opacity, contempt for due process
Through its hasty act in the CBI vs CBI row, the BJP government has made one thing clear: it likes manoeuvres at midnight, metaphorically. In other words, it's addicted to govern by stealth and opacity
All officers of CBI, particularly the top few officers, like Ceaser's wife must be beyond suspicion, they must be above suspicion, said Jaitley.
Congress to hold protests outside CBI offices across nation on Friday, demand apology from Narendra Modi
The Congress will hold protests on Friday outside all CBI offices across the country, demanding an apology from Prime Minister Narendra Modi and reinstatement of CBI director Alok Verma who was sent on leave, sources said.
'Certain CBI probes don't take direction desirable to govt,' says Alok Verma in Supreme Court petition against removal
In his petition in the Supreme Court, Alok Verma emphasised the need to allow the CBI "to function completely independently and autonomously".
CBI vs CBI: Delhi HC gives relief to Rakesh Asthana until 29 October; asks agency head Alok Verma to respond
In a fresh twist to the tussle within the Central Bureau of Investigation involving the agency's number 1 and number 2 officials, the investigative agency has divested Special CBI Director Rakesh Asthana of all charges. The move is the latest in a series of development that split open the rift within the top ranks of CBI.