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Rishi Kumar Shukla takes charge of CBI as director

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.

CBI being misused by BJP for political gains: Mamata Banerjee

"The CBI has been repeatedly misused by the BJP, which is trying to use the probe agency for political gains and turn it into 'His Master's Voice'," she said, referring to the fiasco surrounding Alok Verma.


Illegal sand mining: CBI conducts searches in UP, Delhi

The residences of senior officers, including IAS officer B Chandrakala, who is famous on social media for her anti-corruption crusade, were also raided in connection with the case.

CBI vs CBI: SC to hear Alok Verma's plea on Thursday

A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi is likely to consider the response of Verma given in a sealed cover on the findings of the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) in the preliminary inquiry against him.

CBI vs CBI: Delhi HC allows Alok Verma to inspect case file relating to Rakesh Asthana

The court extended till December 7 its order directing the CBI to maintain status quo regarding proceedings against Asthana.

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

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 is dead, long live CBI

It is not conflicts at the top that define the bureau, but its investigators and staff.

FIR by CBI against Rakesh Asthana followed statement by Moin Qureshi case accused

Sources said the CBI followed the trail of some saved WhatsApp messages retrieved from Manoj Prasad, a Dubai-based middlemen. Manoj was arrested by the agency from Delhi airport on Tuesday. Somesh is Manoj’s relative.


Its past record shows that it is incapable of resolving its own problems. The Supreme Court should step in.

Replacement Hunt

The government is searching for a reliable replacement for CBI chief Alok Verma, who retires in January next year.