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Alok Verma
India  /  Published 24.10.18

Government action illegal: Congress

The Congress has described the removal of CBI chief Alok Verma as an “illegal, unconstitutional and illegitimate coup” and said neither the government nor the Chief Vigilance Commissioner had the ...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

India  /  Published 31.01.19

Wedding-guest judge drops CBI boss case

Justice N.V. Ramana on Thursday withdrew from hearing a public interest plea that has challenged CBI officer M. Nageswara Rao’s appointment as the agency’s interim chief, becoming the Supreme Cour...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 21.01.19

CJI recuses from NGO case on interim CBI chief

Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi has withdrawn himself from hearing a plea that has challenged the government’s January 10 appointment of M. Nageshwar Rao as the CBI’s interim director, citing ...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

India  /  Published 17.01.19

Asthana out in burial drive

Rakesh Asthana, the benched CBI special director considered close to the Prime Minister and whose complaint played a key role in the removal of Alok Verma as director, has been moved out of the agency...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi

India  /  Published 15.01.19

Former CJI Lodha backs Verma's right to be heard

Justice R.M. Lodha, who had called the CBI a “caged parrot”, has become the latest former Chief Justice of India to suggest Alok Verma should have been heard before a selection panel removed him a...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

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India  /  Published 15.01.19

Kharge to PM: Reveal Verma reports

“The actions of the government in this matter indicate that it is scared of having the CBI headed by an independent director. The government should come clean by releasing the CVC report, the report...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 10.01.19

Verma removal shocking: Swamy

BJP parliamentarian Subramanian Swamy said on Thursday night it was shocking that CBI director Alok Verma was sacked without being heard by the three-member selection committee of Prime Minister Naren...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 08.01.19

SC allows Alok Verma's return with a rider

The court did not touch upon the displacement of Rakesh Asthana, Verma’s deputy and rival, as the CBI special director. Asthana’s petition seeking the quashing of a bribery case against him is pen...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

India  /  Published 08.01.19

CBI duo sent on leave on CVC recommendation: Arun Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday said the decision to send two senior CBI officers on leave was taken by the government on the recommendation of the Central Vigilance Commission.Jaitley, speak...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 29.11.18

Alok Verma cannot even be transferred, SC told

CBI director Alok Verma, who has been divested of all duties and sent on leave, told the Supreme Court on Thursday that he was appointed for a fixed tenure of two years and cannot even be transferred....
By PTI in New Delhi


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