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Alok Verma
India  /  Published 10.01.19

CBI director Alok Verma axed without hearing

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday overruled strong dissent from Opposition leader Mallikarjun Kharge to remove CBI director Alok Verma, two days after the Supreme Court had reinstated the bench...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 08.01.19

SC widens ‘transfer’ definition for CBI shield

The Supreme Court on Tuesday said it was Parliament’s intent and concern to safeguard the CBI’s independence, so much so that it did not in any manner dilute the apex court’s 1998 verdict insula...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 05.12.18

Catfight defence for axe on CBI duo

The Centre on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that benched CBI director Alok Verma and his deputy Rakesh Asthana were fighting like the mythical Kilkenny cats and that the media was having a “field...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 29.11.18

Supreme Court sets out CBI case priority

The Supreme Court on Thursday decided to first examine the validity of the CVC-government decision to bench CBI director Alok Verma and only thereafter, if necessary, go into the corruption watchdog...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

Bihar  /  Published 28.11.18

Rabri Devi sit-in forces House chief to blink

The Legislative Council witnessed unprecedented high drama on Wednesday as Rabri Devi sat on a dharna in its Well to protest the suspension of five Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) members for two days and ...
By Dev Raj in Patna

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Opinion  /  Published 17.01.19

Hasty removal of CBI chief raises many questions

Sir — The ruling party at the Centre, under the leadership of the prime minister, Narendra Modi, is taking the people of the country for a ride (“Are we donkeys?”, Jan 11). This is evident from ...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 10.01.19

How Alok Verma was removed as CBI director

Alok Verma was removed as the CBI chief on Thursday night, less than 48 hours after he was reinstated conditionally by the Supreme Court. The 2:1 decision was taken by the selection committee of Prime...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

India  /  Published 10.01.19

CBI DSP moves HC against Alok Verma's decision

CBI deputy superintendent of police Devender Kumar on Thursday moved Delhi High Court against director Alok Verma's decision to reverse the transfer orders of various officers.The plea is likely to be...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 09.01.19

'56-inch chest but asks for protection'

Rahul Gandhi taunted Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday for getting defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman to defend him during the Rafale debate in Parliament instead of facing the questions hims...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

India  /  Published 08.01.19

Cong seeks Modi apology for benching Verma

The slap in the government’s face on the CBI director’s removal emboldened the Congress enough on Tuesday for Rahul Gandhi to declare: “Nothing is going to save the Prime Minister from Rafale....
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi


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