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SC Issues Contempt Notice To Prashant Bhushan Over Comments On Appointment Of CBI Chief

Feb 06, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

The bench listed the matter for further hearing on March 7.

CBI Vs Mamata: High Voltage Drama, Nothing But Political Manoeuvring

Feb 04, 2019 Ruben Banerjee

The high voltage drama playing out in Kolkata between Mamata Banerjee and a discredited CBI is nothing but political manoeuvring as both BJP and Trinamool Congress are out to score political points ahead of the general elections.


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.


No Decision On New CBI Chief, PM-Led Panel To Meet Again

The meeting, which was held at the prime minister's official residence, was attended by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and leader of the Congress in Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge.

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21 January, 2019

PM-Led Panel To Meet On CBI Director Selection, Here Is A List Of Probable Candidates

Outlook Web Bureau

There are a host of names that are reportedly under deliberation and have the requisite credentials to be appointed to the top post in CBI.


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

PM-Led Committee Likely To Meet On Jan 24 To Appoint New CBI Chief

Outlook Web Bureau

Prime Minister Narendra Modi heads the committee, in which the Chief Justice of India and the Leader of Congress in Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge are the other members.


15 January, 2019

Make CVC Report On Alok Verma, Minutes Of Jan 10 Meeting Public: Kharge To PM Modi

Outlook Web Bureau

He also demanded that the government come clean on the issues and make public the CVC report, Justice A K Patnaik's report and minutes of the January 10 meeting.


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

Justice Sikri Turns Down Govt Offer To Nominate Him To Commonwealth Tribunal Amid Alok Verma Row

Outlook Web Bureau

The government is understood to have recommended Justice Sikri's name for the Commonwealth Secretariat Arbitral Tribunal (CSAT) late last year.


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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

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

CBI Vs CBI: Delhi HC Refuses To Quash FIR Against Special Director Rakesh Asthana

Outlook Web Bureau

Justice Najmi Waziri also refused to quash the FIR lodged against CBI Deputy Superintendent Devender Kumar and alleged middleman Manoj Prasad.


11 January, 2019

Now, Interim CBI Chief Reverts All Transfer Decisions By Alok Verma

Outlook Web Bureau

The government gave the charge of the agency to Additional Director Nageshwar Rao who was also incharge for 77 days when Verma and his deputy Asthana were on forced leave.


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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


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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.

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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.

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

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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.

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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.

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