Tag: Alok Verma

Justice Sikri withdraws 'consent' to take up Commonwealth post

Justice Sikri withdraws ‘consent’ to take up Commonwealth post

New Delhi: After controversy erupted, Supreme Court judge A.K. Sikri, who last week sided with the government in the three-member committee to remove CBI Director Alok Verma, on Sunday withdrew his “consent” to be nominated to the post of President/Member of the London-based Commonwealth Secretariat Arbitral Tribunal (CSAT). Sources close[Read More…]

CBI Director Alok Verma re-joins office

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[Read More…]

Nothing can save Modi from Rafale: Rahul

Nothing can save Modi from Rafale: Rahul

New Delhi, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday expressed his happiness over the Supreme Court reinstating Alok Verma as CBI Director, who he claimed was to start a probe into the Rafale deal, and asserted that “nothing can save Prime Minister Narendra Modi form Rafale”. “CBI chief (Verma) was removed[Read More…]

CBI requires permission to inquire in these states; know what is Section 5 and 6

CBI officer moves SC challenging transfer to Andamans

New Delhi: CBI officer A.K. Bassi, who was investigating an alleged bribery case against the controversial Special Director Rakesh Asthana, on Tuesday moved the Supreme Court challenging his transfer to Port Blair in Andaman and Nicobar Islands and claimed that he has evidence of bribes being paid to Asthana in[Read More…]

SC's oral statement can't be taken as judgement: Kerala Speaker

Ex-SC judge to supervise CVC probe against Alok Verma

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday appointed one of its former judges, Justice A.K. Patnaik, to supervise the inquiry into the allegations against CBI Director Alok Verma while giving two weeks time to the CVC to complete the probe. Making it clear that prolonging the inquiry was not in[Read More…]

No talks with AAP in Haryana, Punjab; decision on candidates and Delhi alliance soon: Congress

CBI mess because of PM’s desperate Rafale cover-up: Congress

Mumbai: The opposition Congress on Wednesday launched a sharp attack on Prime Minister Modi accusing him of “a desperate cover-up attempt” over the Rafale deal and pushing the country’s premier probe agency, the CBI, into complete disarray. Speaking to mediapersons here, Congress national spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala said: “A scared and[Read More…]

Alok Verma to move Supreme Court against his removal

Amid a row of controversies between the Central Bureau of Investigation top boss Alok Verma and special director Rakesh Asthana, in an early morning developement, Alok Verma was sent on leave and the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet appointed joint director M Nageshwar Rao as Interim Director of the investigative agency with immediate[Read More…]

4 'suspected' IB men nabbed outside Alok Verma's residence

Alok Verma appointed as new CBI director

Delhi Police Commissioner Alok Verma was on Thursday appointed as the next chief of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). His appointment was approved for a period of 2 years by a three-member selection panel headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and comprising Chief Justice of India Jagdish Singh Khehar and[Read More…]

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