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Bangladesh border force claims no illegal immigration into India, expresses concern over smuggling
World

Bangladesh border force claims no illegal immigration into India, expresses concern over smuggling

During 51st DG-level talks between the BSF and BGB, the two forces signed a Joint Accord of Discussion and decided to increase coordinated night patrolling to prevent illegal activities

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

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
India

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
India

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
Business

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.

Rakesh Asthana bribery case: Delhi HC reserves order on CBI plea seeking more time to complete investigation
India

Rakesh Asthana bribery case: Delhi HC reserves order on CBI plea seeking more time to complete investigation

CBI told the Delhi High Court that it was asking for more time to complete the investigation in a bribery case involving Rakesh Asthana so as to conduct a fair and transparent probe

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

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

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

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
India

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.

Supreme Court dismisses PIL against appointment of former CBI special director Rakesh Asthana as DG civil aviation security
India

Supreme Court dismisses PIL against appointment of former CBI special director Rakesh Asthana as DG civil aviation security

A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi refused to entertain the plea filed by lawyer M L Sharma challenging Asthana's appointment in Bureau of Civil Aviation Security

Rakesh Asthana bribery case: CBI moves application in court seeking polygraph test of Manoj Prasad, SS Babu
India

Rakesh Asthana bribery case: CBI moves application in court seeking polygraph test of Manoj Prasad, SS Babu

The CBI moved an application in a Delhi court seeking consent for conducting polygraph test of accused Manoj Prasad and complainant Satish Sana Babu.

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

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

Modi-led panel to pick new CBI chief today: YC Modi, who probed Gujarat riots, IPS Rina Mitra among top contenders
India

Modi-led panel to pick new CBI chief today: YC Modi, who probed Gujarat riots, IPS Rina Mitra among top contenders

Amid the controversies surrounding the post of Central Bureau of Investigation's (CBI) director, the high powered selection committee led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet on Wednesday to discuss probable candidates and pick a name for the coveted post.

Plea in SC challenges Alok Verma's removal as CBI chief, alleges 'conflict of interest' in Justice AK Sikri's position on selection panel
India

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 cop AK Bassi, who was investigation officer in Rakesh Asthana graft case, moves Supreme Court against transfer
India

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.

PM, SC, CJI, Justice Sikri, CVC, CBI…The many sullied  reputations in the canonisation of Saint Alok Verma
India

PM, SC, CJI, Justice Sikri, CVC, CBI…The many sullied reputations in the canonisation of Saint Alok Verma

In the euphoria of Alok Verma's victory against the government, the nuance was lost. The Supreme Court had brought Alok Verma back as a lame duck only because the government was wrong in the strict procedural and legal sense.

Government curtails tenure of CBI Special Director Rakesh Asthana, three other top cops, with immediate effect
India

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
India

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's post of director of prosecution vacant after OP Verma retires; Centre seeks nomination from different ministries
India

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'
Politics

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.