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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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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