CBI vs CBI: The unprecedented tussle between CBI Director Alok Verma and Special director Rakesh Awasthi has reached the Narendra Modi government, which in a late night move stripped the top officers of their powers, giving interim charge of the agency to IPS officer M Nageshwar Rao. The infighting in the CBI, however, is yet to come to a conclusion, with allegations and counter-allegations by the No 1 and No 2 of the CBI. Questions have also been raised against

the government by the CBI director himself. Files of important cases pending, has India's premier investigation agency come to an impasse? Here's our complete reportage of the ongoing crisis in India's premier investigation agency.

CBI vs CBI News

NSA Ajit Doval interfered in Asthana probe, stalled searches: CBI DIG to Supreme Court

Claiming that his subsequent transfer to Nagpur was the fallout of the investigation against Asthana which he was overseeing, Sinha sought that the transfer order be quashed.

Congress seeks probe into CBI officer’s claims

The Congress raised questions on the functioning of the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) and the Central Government.

CBI chief seeks time, then files response to CVC report on time

Hearing the petition by Alok Verma on October 26, the court had given the CVC two weeks to complete the enquiry against him.

Explained: The other officers in CBI war

As Supreme Court hears the CBI case today, DIG M K Sinha’s petition has escalated the unprecedented war in the agency to high levels in the government, and raised the stakes in the battle. Who are these fighters?

CBI Director Alok Verma files response to CVC report after SC grants him additional time

The Supreme Court said it would not adjourn the hearing in the case scheduled on Tuesday.

CBI officer probing FIR against Asthana moves Supreme Court, challenges transfer to Nagpur

Manish Kumar Sinha, an IPS officer who was part of the investigation team probing Asthana's role in an alleged corruption case, mentioned his plea before a bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi for urgent hearing tomorrow.

Another CBI officer moves Supreme Court against his repatriation

Gupta said he joined the IB in January 1999 and moved to the CBI on deputation in July 2014, initially for three years, after which he was granted one-year extension till June 2018 after a No Objection Certificate from IB.

Day after Andhra, Bengal bar CBI, Jaitley says states don't have sovereignty in matters of corruption

Jaitley said that the move in the case of Andhra Pradesh was motivated by the fear of what is likely to happen than by any particular case.

CBI war spills to state vs Centre: Andhra Pradesh, West Bengal bar the agency

There was no immediate comment from the CBI but a former officer of the agency, who handed policy matters, said “withdrawal of consent simply means that CBI officers will lose all powers of a police officer as soon as they enter the state unless the state government has allowed them”.

Overheard in Supreme Court: Author of CVC report says he has not seen it

Senior Counsel Dushyant Dave, appearing for NGO Common Cause, has filed a petition challenging the government’s decision to divest Verma of his responsibilities


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