After CJI, Justice Sikri withdraws from case on CBI interim chief

Days after the Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi recused himself from hearing the plea challenging the decision of appointing M Nageshwar Rao as the interim chief of the Central Bureau of Investigation, Justice Arjan Kumar Sikri also withdrew from hearing it. Read More
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CBI officer: Govt adamant about giving ‘clean chit’ to Asthana

The application filed by Bassi states that he is “being victimised by the present ‘acting’ CBI director, M Nageshwar Rao, who represents ‘certain elements’ within the CBI” and Rai “doesn’t want him to conduct a free and fair investigation in the Asthana FIR.” Read More
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Justice Sikri drops CSAT offer after his pick linked with Verma’s ouster

Justice Sikri wrote a letter to the law ministry to formally withdraw his consent, on Sunday evening, hours after his selection as a member of the London-based Commonwealth Secretariat Arbitral Tribunal. Read More
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SC monitor: No graft proof against CBI chief, removing him was ‘hasty’

Justice AK Patnaik, who was supervising the Central Vigilance Commission inquiry into alleged corruption charges against Verma, has come out and said there was no evidence of corruption against the Central Bureau of Investigation director. Read More
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Ousted CBI chief Verma refuses to take new post, quits service

In a letter to the department of personnel and training secretary, C Chandramouli, Alok Verma said the PM-led selection committee has not provided him an opportunity to explain the details as recorded by the CVC before removing him as CBI chief. Read More
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Alok Verma removed as the CBI chief by high-powered select panel

Alok Verma, the Central Bureau of Investigation chief, has been removed from his post, on Thursday night. The decision was taken in the second high-level panel meeting headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi by a majority or 2:1. Read More
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CJI Gogoi recuses himself from select panel on CBI chief Verma

According to the rules, a select committee comprising the prime minister, the chief justice of the Supreme Court and the leader of opposition in Lok Sabha can select and remove the director of the CBI to maintain the autonomy of the country’s premier investigating agency. Read More
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Supreme Court reinstates Alok Verma as CBI director

The Supreme Court, on Tuesday, reinstated Alok Verma as the director of the Central Bureau of Investigation after the government removed him following the Central Vigilance Commission’s recommendation, in October last year. Read More
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In a dramatic move, government removes CBI director Alok Verma

The government said they were sent on leaves on the recommendation of the Central Vigilance Commission as it was necessary for a fair probe into the allegations and counterallegations made by the two top officers against each other. Read More
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