Alok Verma
India  /  Published 24.10.18

Benched CBI chief Verma moves Supreme Court

Benched CBI director Alok Verma has moved the Supreme Court, challenging his removal as “patently illegal”, underscoring that “extremely sensitive” cases are in play and asserting that neither...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

India  /  Published 24.10.18

Beware of the government's device: Shourie

Arun Shourie, the former Union minister and editor who has researched the Rafale deal in detail, said on Wednesday that a claim of clandestine meetings between him and the benched CBI director was a ...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 24.10.18

Example of fast-acting govt: Jaitley

Finance minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday sought to allude to a collusion between the Opposition parties and ousted CBI director Alok Verma, as the lawyer-turned-politician aggressively defended the ...
By J.P. Yadav in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 25.10.18

Only autonomy can redeem the CBI's image

While criticizing the shoddiness of the Central Bureau of Investigation in a particular case, the Supreme Court had memorably described India’s premier investigating agency as a ‘caged parrot’. ...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 23.10.18

Congress blames Modi for CBI ‘mess’

The Congress on Tuesday blamed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the pitiable state of affairs in the CBI, alleging that the tendency to keep the investigative agency as a captive tool to harass politi...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi


India  /  Published 06.02.19

Is Asthana still calling the shots in CBI?

The Centre has promoted a Gujarat-cadre IPS officer as additional director in the CBI and shunted out another who headed the unit that has been linked to the recording of embarrassing phone conversati...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi

India  /  Published 30.01.19

Lady officer among 11 names for CBI chief

The Narendra Modi government has shortlisted 11 IPS officers for CBI director, and the selection panel led by the Prime Minister is likely to meet on February 1 to pick the new chief, government sourc...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi

India  /  Published 24.01.19

Judge drops CBI case

Justice A.K. Sikri, the Supreme Court’s second senior-most judge, on Thursday withdrew himself from hearing a plea that has challenged the appointment of M. Nageshwar Rao as the CBI’s interim dire...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 24.01.19

No decision on CBI chief

The selection committee, led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, to pick the new CBI director did not reach a decision at its meeting on Thursday evening and will meet again soon.The other two members of...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 16.01.19

Rush to pick dependable director of CBI

The Centre has swept under the carpet unresolved questions and concerns swirling around the purge in the CBI and kicked off the process to pick a new director, gathering names that include at least tw...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi


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