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Rakesh Asthana

Delhi HC Reserves Order On CBI Plea For More Time To Probe Ex CBI...

The Delhi High Court has reserved order on the application of the CBI seeking extension of time to investigate bribery allegations against the agency...
Nageswar-Rao

Plea challenging Nageswara Rao’s appointment as interim CBI chief dismissed, SC mum on transparency

Rao’s appointment as interim CBI director for two small stints was allegedly done without consulting the selection committee for the agency’s chief The Supreme Court,...
Nageswar-Rao

“This is brazen”: SC fines former interim CBI chief Rao Rs 1 lakh for...

Nageswara Rao had transferred the CBI officer probing the Muzaffarpur Shelter Home case in violation of Supreme Court’s orders The Supreme Court, on Tuesday (February...
Supreme Court

SC seeks CBI, Interim Director response on DSP Bassi’s plea challenging his transfer to...

The Supreme Court on Friday (Feb 1) issued notice and sought response from CBI and CBI Interim Director M Nageshwara Rao on a plea...
CBI registers FIR against its special director Asthana against Rs 3 crore bribery allegation

SC dismisses plea challenging tainted IPS officer Rakesh Asthana’s appointment as civil aviation security...

Facing probe in a corruption case, Asthana had been moved out of the CBI but appointed director general of the Bureau of Civil Aviation...
Relief for Rakesh Asthana

Transferred from CBI, graft-tainted Rakesh Asthana made aviation security boss

Senior officers, AK Sharma and MK Sinha, both confidantes of sacked CBI director Alok Verma, also transferred out of the probe agency Soon after the...
Alok Verma

CBI: Gathering Storm

Above: Alok Verma The sordid episode of CBI director Alok Verma’s reinstatement and later sacking shows the power games embroiling India’s top investigating agency. As...
After unceremonious exit as CBI director, Alok Verma moves Supreme Court

Removed As CBI Director 48 Hours After Reinstatement, Alok Verma Quits Service

A day after he was transferred out of the office of CBI Director and posted as Director general of Fire services, Alok Verma refused to...
CBI Special Director Rakesh Asthana

Delhi HC Rejects CBI Spl Dir Rakesh Asthana’s Plea For Quashing FIRs

The Delhi High Court has dismissed the plea filed by CBI Special Director Rakesh Asthana and suspended DSP Devender Kumar seeking quashing of FIRs...
Alok Verma

48 hours after reinstatement by SC, selection panel shunts out Alok Verma as CBI...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Justice AK Sikri agree on transferring Verma out, Mallikarjun Kharge gives dissent note Just two days after the Supreme Court...

CJI Gogoi nominates Justice Sikri to be part of panel that will decide Alok...

Chief Justice had authored the judgment that reinstated Verma as the CBI director but said his continuance is subject to clearance by the selection...
CBI chief designate Alok Kumar Verma. Photo: UNI

SC reinstates Alok Verma as CBI director but he isn’t out of the woods...

Supreme Court rules that Selection Committee for the CBI director must meet within a week to decide on further orders against Alok Verma The Supreme...
Delhi HC reserves verdict on pleas by Rakesh Asthana, Devender Kumar seeking quashing of FIRs against them

Delhi HC reserves verdict on pleas by Rakesh Asthana, Devender Kumar seeking quashing of...

A Delhi High Court single-judge bench of Justice Najmi Waziri on Thursday reserved its verdict on the pleas by CBI Special Director Rakesh Asthana...

Alok Verma case: Arguments over, SC reserves order

Bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi reserves order on petition filed by CBI director with his retirement, on Jan 18, fast approaching The Supreme...
CBI vs CBI

CBI vs CBI: Delhi HC allows Alok Verma’s counsel to inspect case diary in...

Verma’s counsel has told the Delhi High Court that the CBI was trying to derail the investigation against agency’s special director Rakesh Asthana The Delhi...

SC raps Alok Verma for leaks as his lawyers spar in CJI Gogoi’s court

Fali Nariman says he had no knowledge of Gopal Sankarnarayanan appearing for Verma, CJI laments lack of respect for the Supreme Court After a brief...
The CBI, despite being an autonomous institution, is susceptible to power blocs and palace intrigues in its appointments/Photo: Anil Shakya

CBI Deputy Ashwini Kumar Gupta Moves Supreme Court against Transfer

With the Supreme Court all set for the hearing the CBI Director Alok Verma’s petition. A Deputy Superintendent of Police in the investigative agency...
CBI chief designate Alok Kumar Verma. Photo: UNI

CBI vs. CBI: Alok Verma to file response to CVC inquiry report on Nov...

Supreme Court orders copies of CVC inquiry report to be shared with CBI director, Solicitor General and Attorney General; to hear matter on Nov...

DELHI DURBAR

Uncaged Parrot The chaos that the government has sunk the CBI into is likely to aggravate in the coming months. The Supreme Court, on November...
CBI Head Quarters

Rakesh Asthana bribery case: CBI opposes middleman’s bail plea, court reserves order

The CBI, on Saturday (November 3), opposed the bail application of Manoj Prasad, an alleged middleman arrested in connection with bribery allegations involving the...

CBI to Delhi HC: Asthana’s plea for quashing FIR against him is not maintainable...

The CBI in its reply before the Delhi High Court said that the plea by former CBI special director Rakesh Asthana seeking quashing of...
CBI feud: Delhi HC extends status quo order in Rakesh Asthana’s plea till Nov 1

CBI feud: Delhi HC extends status quo order in Rakesh Asthana’s plea till Nov...

The CBI has also been granted additional time to reply to issues raised by its special director on FIR registered against him by the...
CBI: Midnight Massacre

CBI: Midnight Massacre

Above: (L-R) The centre stripped CBI Director Alok Verma and Special Director Rakesh Asthana of all powers Once again, the Supreme Court has been dragged...
TIMELY INTERVENTION

TIMELY INTERVENTION

Above: CBI Headquarters in New Delhi/Photo: Anil Shakya ~By Inderjit Badhwar In what amounts to an almost laughable self-fulfilling prophesy, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI),...
Relief for Rakesh Asthana

Relief for Rakesh Asthana: Delhi HC tells CBI to maintain status quo

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday was told by CBI special director Rakesh Asthana that CBI didn’t take prior sanction to carry out investigation...
CBI chief designate Alok Kumar Verma. Photo: UNI

CBI Chief Appointment Ceases Legal Storm

~By Sujit Bhar The issue about the selection of the chief of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has been settled, for now. The Centre, on...

'Rakesh Asthana' - 26 News Results

Rakesh Asthana

Delhi HC Reserves Order On CBI Plea For More Time To Probe Ex CBI...

The Delhi High Court has reserved order on the application of the CBI seeking extension of time to investigate bribery allegations against the agency...
Nageswar-Rao

Plea challenging Nageswara Rao’s appointment as interim CBI chief dismissed, SC mum on transparency

Rao’s appointment as interim CBI director for two small stints was allegedly done without consulting the selection committee for the agency’s chief The Supreme Court,...
Nageswar-Rao

“This is brazen”: SC fines former interim CBI chief Rao Rs 1 lakh for...

Nageswara Rao had transferred the CBI officer probing the Muzaffarpur Shelter Home case in violation of Supreme Court’s orders The Supreme Court, on Tuesday (February...
Supreme Court

SC seeks CBI, Interim Director response on DSP Bassi’s plea challenging his transfer to...

The Supreme Court on Friday (Feb 1) issued notice and sought response from CBI and CBI Interim Director M Nageshwara Rao on a plea...
CBI registers FIR against its special director Asthana against Rs 3 crore bribery allegation

SC dismisses plea challenging tainted IPS officer Rakesh Asthana’s appointment as civil aviation security...

Facing probe in a corruption case, Asthana had been moved out of the CBI but appointed director general of the Bureau of Civil Aviation...
Relief for Rakesh Asthana

Transferred from CBI, graft-tainted Rakesh Asthana made aviation security boss

Senior officers, AK Sharma and MK Sinha, both confidantes of sacked CBI director Alok Verma, also transferred out of the probe agency Soon after the...
Alok Verma

CBI: Gathering Storm

Above: Alok Verma The sordid episode of CBI director Alok Verma’s reinstatement and later sacking shows the power games embroiling India’s top investigating agency. As...
After unceremonious exit as CBI director, Alok Verma moves Supreme Court

Removed As CBI Director 48 Hours After Reinstatement, Alok Verma Quits Service

A day after he was transferred out of the office of CBI Director and posted as Director general of Fire services, Alok Verma refused to...
CBI Special Director Rakesh Asthana

Delhi HC Rejects CBI Spl Dir Rakesh Asthana’s Plea For Quashing FIRs

The Delhi High Court has dismissed the plea filed by CBI Special Director Rakesh Asthana and suspended DSP Devender Kumar seeking quashing of FIRs...
Alok Verma

48 hours after reinstatement by SC, selection panel shunts out Alok Verma as CBI...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Justice AK Sikri agree on transferring Verma out, Mallikarjun Kharge gives dissent note Just two days after the Supreme Court...

CJI Gogoi nominates Justice Sikri to be part of panel that will decide Alok...

Chief Justice had authored the judgment that reinstated Verma as the CBI director but said his continuance is subject to clearance by the selection...
CBI chief designate Alok Kumar Verma. Photo: UNI

SC reinstates Alok Verma as CBI director but he isn’t out of the woods...

Supreme Court rules that Selection Committee for the CBI director must meet within a week to decide on further orders against Alok Verma The Supreme...
Delhi HC reserves verdict on pleas by Rakesh Asthana, Devender Kumar seeking quashing of FIRs against them

Delhi HC reserves verdict on pleas by Rakesh Asthana, Devender Kumar seeking quashing of...

A Delhi High Court single-judge bench of Justice Najmi Waziri on Thursday reserved its verdict on the pleas by CBI Special Director Rakesh Asthana...

Alok Verma case: Arguments over, SC reserves order

Bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi reserves order on petition filed by CBI director with his retirement, on Jan 18, fast approaching The Supreme...
CBI vs CBI

CBI vs CBI: Delhi HC allows Alok Verma’s counsel to inspect case diary in...

Verma’s counsel has told the Delhi High Court that the CBI was trying to derail the investigation against agency’s special director Rakesh Asthana The Delhi...

SC raps Alok Verma for leaks as his lawyers spar in CJI Gogoi’s court

Fali Nariman says he had no knowledge of Gopal Sankarnarayanan appearing for Verma, CJI laments lack of respect for the Supreme Court After a brief...
The CBI, despite being an autonomous institution, is susceptible to power blocs and palace intrigues in its appointments/Photo: Anil Shakya

CBI Deputy Ashwini Kumar Gupta Moves Supreme Court against Transfer

With the Supreme Court all set for the hearing the CBI Director Alok Verma’s petition. A Deputy Superintendent of Police in the investigative agency...
CBI chief designate Alok Kumar Verma. Photo: UNI

CBI vs. CBI: Alok Verma to file response to CVC inquiry report on Nov...

Supreme Court orders copies of CVC inquiry report to be shared with CBI director, Solicitor General and Attorney General; to hear matter on Nov...

DELHI DURBAR

Uncaged Parrot The chaos that the government has sunk the CBI into is likely to aggravate in the coming months. The Supreme Court, on November...
CBI Head Quarters

Rakesh Asthana bribery case: CBI opposes middleman’s bail plea, court reserves order

The CBI, on Saturday (November 3), opposed the bail application of Manoj Prasad, an alleged middleman arrested in connection with bribery allegations involving the...

CBI to Delhi HC: Asthana’s plea for quashing FIR against him is not maintainable...

The CBI in its reply before the Delhi High Court said that the plea by former CBI special director Rakesh Asthana seeking quashing of...
CBI feud: Delhi HC extends status quo order in Rakesh Asthana’s plea till Nov 1

CBI feud: Delhi HC extends status quo order in Rakesh Asthana’s plea till Nov...

The CBI has also been granted additional time to reply to issues raised by its special director on FIR registered against him by the...
CBI: Midnight Massacre

CBI: Midnight Massacre

Above: (L-R) The centre stripped CBI Director Alok Verma and Special Director Rakesh Asthana of all powers Once again, the Supreme Court has been dragged...
TIMELY INTERVENTION

TIMELY INTERVENTION

Above: CBI Headquarters in New Delhi/Photo: Anil Shakya ~By Inderjit Badhwar In what amounts to an almost laughable self-fulfilling prophesy, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI),...
Relief for Rakesh Asthana

Relief for Rakesh Asthana: Delhi HC tells CBI to maintain status quo

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday was told by CBI special director Rakesh Asthana that CBI didn’t take prior sanction to carry out investigation...
CBI chief designate Alok Kumar Verma. Photo: UNI

CBI Chief Appointment Ceases Legal Storm

~By Sujit Bhar The issue about the selection of the chief of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has been settled, for now. The Centre, on...

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