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
Ex-CBI chief Alok Verma dismisses reports that he wrote to president alleging 'political witch-hunt', calls it 'deliberate mischief'
Former CBI chief Alok Verma on Thursday dismissed a media report that claimed he wrote a letter to the president
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.
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
Attorney General KK Venugopal files contempt petition against Prashant Bhushan over tweet accusing govt of misleading SC
Attorney General KK Venugopal Monday filed a contempt petition in the Supreme Court against activist lawyer Prashant Bhushan for allegedly scandalising the court with his recent tweets on the appointment of former interim chief of CBI M Nageswara Rao
CBI row: Criticised by Arun Jaitley for 'dissent', Mallikarjun Kharge says he objects to flouting of norms in Rishi Kumar Shukla's appointment
Mallikarjun Kharge said Arun Jaitley had himself penned "the strongest dissent note" against the CBI and its functioning after which the agency transferred its officers and stopped investigations, an apparent reference to the minister's remarks on the CBI investigation in the case against former ICICI bank CEO Chanda Kochhar
The second meeting of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led panel on CBI chief's selection remained inconclusive, officials said on Friday
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
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.
CBI hearing: Justice AK Sikri recuses from case against Nageshwar Rao's appointment as interim chief, says he has 'his own predicaments'
Supreme Court Justice AK Sikri on Thursday recused himself from the hearing in the case challenging M Nageshwar Rao's appointment as the interim director of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). The bench led by Justice Sikri then listed the matter for hearing on Friday before a different bench.
Plea in SC challenges Alok Verma's removal as CBI chief, alleges 'conflict of interest' in Justice AK Sikri's position on selection panel
A fresh row is likely to erupt in the controversy surrounding the Central Bureau of Investigation, as a new petition was filed in the Supreme Court on Wednesday, questioning the way Alok Verma was sacked as the agency's director. Reports said the plea questions the Selection Committee's order as well as Justice AK Sikri's presence at the panel meeting at which Verma's future in the CBI was decided, News18 reported.
CBI interim director Nageswara Rao transfers 20 officers including 2G scam investigator Vivek Priyadarshi
In a major reshuffle, interim CBI Director Nageswara Rao has transferred around 20 officers, including the investigation officer of the 2G scam case, Vivek Priyadarshi.
Firstpost Editor's Picks: The sullied vs Saint Alok Verma, #10YearChallenge, Ruskin Bond on horror, today's must-read stories
From Gujarat taking up the #10YearChallenge, Ruskin Bond talking about his horror tales to the CVC report exposing Saint Alok Verma, here are today's must-read stories
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
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.
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.
Supreme Court admits plea challenging M Nageswara Rao's appointment as CBI chief; posts matter for next week
The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a plea challenging the appointment of M Nageshwar Rao as interim director of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). The matter will be heard next week.
Ex- CBI chief Alok Verma's transfer demonstrates posts of 'lesser clout' requires 'lesser credentials'
While the legality of Alok Verma's transfer cannot be contested as it was approved by the Selection Committee, an important question needs to be asked
Justice Sikri wants controversy surrounding removal of CBI chief to 'die', senior lawyers say unfair to target him
Justice AK Sikri of the Supreme Court wants the controversy, over his proposed post-retirement assignment and nomination on the PM-led panel which removed Alok Verma as CBI chief, to "die" even as some senior advocates Monday termed the incident mischievous and aimed at targeting him.
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.