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Rishi Kumar Shukla takes charge of CBI as director

February 04, 2019 5:18 pm

Normally, a new incumbent gets a week's time to take charge, but Shukla, who was appointed on Saturday, took the reins of the agency within two days in the backdrop of the agency's tussle with the Kolkata Police which broke out on Sunday, officials said.

No decision on new CBI chief, selection committee to meet again: Reports

January 25, 2019 12:25 am

The committee, which is headed by PM Modi and also includes Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi and Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge, is likely to meet again. The meeting comes two weeks after Alok Verma was ousted as CBI chief.

CBI chief selection should be based on merit, process transparent: Congress

January 22, 2019 10:27 pm

Senior spokesperson of the Congress Anand Sharma said any officer against whom there are question marks or any kind of charges should not be considered for empanelment.

PM Modi-led selection panel likely to meet on Jan 24 to appoint new CBI chief

January 17, 2019 12:06 am

On Tuesday, Kharge wrote to the PM, calling the appointment of Rao as interim Director of the agency “illegal” and also asked for the immediate convening of the selection committee to appoint a new CBI chief without further delay.

CBI director Alok Verma appears before CVC, counters corruption charges levelled by Asthana

November 09, 2018 4:50 pm

The Supreme Court had on October 26 asked the Central Vigilance Commission to complete within two weeks its inquiry into the allegations against Verma levelled by Asthana.

CBI rejigs officials, says nothing to do with Matang Sinh row

February 05, 2015 6:43 am

CBI officials, however, said the reshuffle “had been on the cards’’ and was not connected to the controversy surrounding attempts to stall Sinh’s arrest.

Won’t follow others, will do what I have to: Sinha

December 02, 2014 3:05 am

When asked about his post-retirement plans, Sinha replied, “I will not follow others. I will do what I have to.”

Court asks CBI why it didn’t follow rules during search

October 30, 2014 2:21 am

Agency had accused RAW officials, pvt firm of irregularities; it didn’t record statements of witnesses to raids.

SC agrees to consider plea for hearing allegations against CBI director

September 22, 2014 2:17 pm

Sinha pleaded that continuance of this case even for a single day would cause more public harm and would affect 2G cases.

Coal scam: CBI to file revised charge sheet on September 30

September 15, 2014 6:24 pm

The FIR in the case was lodged after a preliminary enquiry was initiated by CBI on a reference by CVC.


Ex-CBI chief Alok Verma declines new posting

January 11, 2019 5:55 pm

The ousted CBI chief, in his letter to DoPT, said "Natural justice was scuttled and the entire process was turned upside down in ensuring that the undersigned is removed from the post of the Director CBI."

CBI versus CBI: Alok Verma says sending him on leave is "patently wrong"

October 24, 2018 8:05 pm

In a midnight move, the government on Wednesday sent CBI director Alok Verma and Special Director Rakesh Asthana on leave after weeks of infighting rocked the investigating agency.