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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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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