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Tag: Cbi Vs Cbi

CJI recuses from hearing plea challenging appointment of acting CBI chief

New Delhi: Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi on Monday recused himself from hearing a plea by NGO Common Cause challenging the appointment of M. Nageswara Rao as the interim Director of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) after the ouster of Alok Verma. As the plea by Common Cause came up for hearing before a bench […]

Government appoints Rakesh Asthana as BCAS chief

New Delhi: A day after the government curtailed his tenure in the CBI as Special Director, Rakesh Asthana, who had a bitter fight with ousted agency chief Alok Verma, was on Friday appointed as the new Director General of the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS). An official notification said the Appointments Committee of the […]

Modi-led selection committee to meet on Jan 24 to pick new CBI chief

New Delhi: The high-level selection Committee, headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, will meet on January 24 to choose a new CBI Director to replace the ousted Alok Verma.Sources said the Selection Committee comprising Modi, Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi and leader of single largest party in the Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge will meet […]

CBI Director Alok Verma re-joins office

New Delhi: A day after the Supreme Court reinstated Alok Verma as the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Director with limited powers, he resumed office on Wednesday. Verma, who was sent on forced leave on the intervening night of October 23-24, returned to work after almost two-and-a-half months. He left from his residence in central Delhi’s […]

Kilkenny cat fight between top two officers severely dented CBI's reputation

New Delhi: The CBI saw the worst crisis in its over 70-year hisotry in 2018 as the bitter acrimony between its top two officers — akin to a Kilkenny cat fight — led to a public showdown, intervention by the central government and legal cases as the country’s investigative agencies remained on their toes chasing […]

CVC report on CBI Director has some 'very uncomplimentary' findings: SC

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Friday said the CVC’s “exhaustive” preliminary report on allegations against CBI Director Alok Verma has concluded that some findings are “complimentary” and some “very uncomplimentary”, needing further investigation by the panel. A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi ordered that the confidential Central Vigilance Commission report be given to […]

CBI vs CBI: Odisha Congress joins nationwide protests against Centre

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Congress today observed protest in front of the Central Bureau of Investigation’s (CBI) office here as part of the party’s country-wide agitation against the Centre’s interference in affairs of the nation’s premier probing agency. Hundreds of the party workers led by OPCC chief Niranjan Patnaik took out a rally and congregated before the […]