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Delhi HC gives CBI two more months to finish probe in Rakesh Asthana case

Observing that investigation cannot be delayed indefinitely and it should have been completed by now, Justice Vibhu Bakhru said the court will not give any more time to the CBI.

Delhi HC grants CBI two months extension in bribery case against Rakesh Asthana

The CBI last week submitted in a sealed cover a "status report containing developments made in the investigation" for the court’s consideration. The agency claimed some issues relating to its investigation abroad were pending.

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Shunted out, Rakesh Asthana set to get a clean chit in CBI's probe

The CBI investigating officer of the case has prepared a report exonerating Asthana in the case and submitted to his superiors, sources have told The Indian Express.

Express daily briefing: No problem with NRC, says Sheikh Hasina; Rakesh Asthana to get clean chit in CBI probe; and more

Sheikh Hasina in India; Trump calls for Chinese intervention against Bidens; and much more in today's Express briefing.

In Delhi HC, CBI seeks more time to finish probe against Rakesh Asthana

The application was filed on Tuesday, a day after four-month time given to the agency to wrap up the probe expired on September 30. It is likely to come up for hearing before Justice Vibhu Bakhru on October 9.

CBI officer who led investigation in Rakesh Asthana case seeks voluntary retirement

Satish Dagar’s exit comes after HC gave CBI 4 months to wrap up probe. Dagar, who joined the agency in 1986, serves as Superintendent of Police in CBI’s anti-corruption unit III. He had also investigated the charges against Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim.

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Hyderabad businessman Satish Babu gets bail in money laundering case

Babu was the prime witness in a corruption case against former CBI special director Rakesh Asthana.

ED arrests businessman who accused Rakesh Asthana of corruption

Records show that Sana allegedly paid Rs 2 crore to Qureshi in November 2012 and phone recordings, obtained by the CBI, revealed that their conversation pertained to the bail matter of another CBI accused, Hyderabad businessman Sukesh Gupta.

Rakesh Asthana bribery case: CBI gets four months to probe

Justice Mukta Gupta allowed the CBI plea for extension of time to complete its investigation into the case lodged against Asthana, DSP Devender Kumar and alleged middleman Manoj Prasad.

Rakesh Asthana bribery case: Delhi HC grants 4 more months to CBI to complete probe

Justice Mukta Gupta allowed the CBI's plea seeking extension of time to complete its investigation in the case lodged against Asthana, DSP Devender Kumar and middleman Manoj Prasad.

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Express Eye for Detail: CBI vs CBI, AIADMK MLAs to stay disqualified, and Kohli reaches another milestone

In this episode of Express Eye for Detail, a look at the battle within the CBI, the AIADMK gets a breather and Virat Kohli becomes the fastest batsman to reach the 10,000-run mark.

Four men in plain clothes caught outside the house of CBI's Alok Verma; IB denies involvement

Four men were caught allegedly snooping outside the residence of CBI's Alok Verma. Intelligence Bureau denies its involvement.

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Four men in plain clothes caught outside the house of CBI's Alok Verma; IB denies involvement

Four men were caught allegedly snooping outside the residence of CBI's Alok Verma. Intelligence Bureau denies its involvement.

What were the cases CBI Director Alok Verma was investigating before he was sent on leave

The CBI director, Alok Verma, was investigating several key cases, including a complaint about the controversial Rafale deal, when the government suddenly sent him on leave.

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

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.

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