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Farmers In UP Submit Memoranda Urging Repeal Of New Farm Laws

Feb 06, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Bundelkhand Kisan Union held peaceful protests against the new agriculture laws and submitted memoranda addressed to President Ram Nath Kovind.

ED Arrests Businessman Sana Satish Babu In Moin Qureshi Money Laundering Case

Jul 27, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

The Enforcement Directorate has arrested Hyderabad-based businessman Sana Satish Babu, whose allegations triggered a war among the CBI top brass last year.

Ignoring Congress Objection, Centre Likely To Announce New CBI Chief Soon

The government is understood to have put forth a few names of probable contenders who could be considered for appointment as the next CBI director.

Ex-CBI Director Alok Verma May Face Departmental Action For Defying Govt Order

Jan 31, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) had directed Verma to take charge as director general of the Fire Services, Civil Defence and Home Guards on Thursday, the day of his superannuation.

Rakesh Asthana Appointed As Director General Of BCAS By Govt

Rakesh Asthana, who had a bitter fight with ousted agency chief Alok Verma, was on Friday appointed as the new Director General of the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS).

17 January, 2019

Govt Curtails Rakesh Asthana's Tenure In CBI With Immediate Effect

Outlook Web Bureau

The development comes days after Alok Verma was shunted out of the post of CBI director and appointed Director General of Fire Services, Civil Defence and Home Guards.

16 January, 2019

Supreme Court To Hear Petition Against Nageswara Rao As Interim CBI Director Next Week

Outlook Web Bureau

The plea, filed by an NGO, Common Cause, and social activist Anjali Bhardwaj, sought quashing of the January 10 order stating that duties of former CBI Director Alok Verma were to be handed over to Rao as an interim measure.

15 January, 2019

Want It To Die: Justice Sikri On Controversy Over Removal Of Alok Verma From CBI And Retirement Offer

Outlook Web Bureau

The news of Justice AK Sikri being given a plum posting broke days after he along with PM Narendra Modi voted to remove Alok Verma as the chief of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).

14 January, 2019

Govt Seeks Nomination From Ministries For New Director Of Prosecution In CBI

Outlook Web Bureau

It is for the first time that the CBI is working without its regular chief and the Director of Prosecution.

12 January, 2019

Govt Set Wrong Precedents By Removing Alok Verma As CBI Director: Shiv Sena

Outlook Web Bureau

Alok Verma resigned a day after he was transferred from the position of CBI chief to Director General, Fire Service, Civil Defence and Home Guards under the home ministry by a high powered committee headed by the prime minister.

12 January, 2019

No Proof Of Corruption Against Alok Verma, Selection Panel Acted Hastily: Judge Who Monitored Probe

Outlook Web Bureau

The move comes a day after Verma resigned from his position.

11 January, 2019

If PM Modi Did No Wrong, Why Fear Rafale Probe: Arvind Kejriwal On Alok Verma's Removal

Outlook Web Bureau

Kejriwal pointed out how the Modi government had unleashed the CBI and Delhi Police on him and the Delhi government so many times during the last four years.

11 January, 2019

What Led To Alok Verma's Removal: All You Need To Know

Ushinor Majumdar

Verma, 61, was removed two days after he was reinstated by the Supreme Court and with barely a few weeks left for his tenure to end.

11 January, 2019

Committee Ensured 'Caged Parrot' Did Not Fly Away: Kapil Sibal On Alok Verma's Removal

Outlook Web Bureau

Kapil Sibal took the dig at the government while referring to the goings on in the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), the country's premier investigating agency which he dubbed as a 'caged parrot'.

11 January, 2019

Sacked CBI Director Alok Verma Resigns, Says 'Natural Justice Was Scuttled'

Outlook Web Bureau

The move comes a day after Verma was removed from his post by a high powered committee.

11 January, 2019

M Nageswara Rao Takes Over As CBI Director, Again

Outlook Web Bureau

Rao was first given charge as interim Director after the government on October 23 sent Alok Verma on leave divesting him of his powers

11 January, 2019

PM Modi Is Now A Prisoner Of His Own Lies: Rahul Gandhi On Alok Verma's Transfer

Outlook Web Bureau

Alok Verma, CBI Director's transfer has been taken barely 48 hours after the Supreme Court reinstated the officer, who was on leave following a public spat with his deputy Rakesh Asthana.

11 January, 2019

False, Unsubstantiated And Frivolous Allegations: Alok Verma After Being Removed As CBI Chief

Outlook Web Bureau

The high-powered committee headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi met for over two hours on Thursday to decide fate of Verma, reinstated by a Supreme Court order after he was sent on forced leave by the government.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

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What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

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Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

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