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SC dismisses plea challenging Rakesh Asthana's appointment as DG civil aviation security

Dismissing the plea, the court pointed out that Sharma had sought “multiple” reliefs, “one having no connection with the other”.

CBI DSP AK Bassi, probe officer in Asthana case, moves SC challenging transfer order

The DSP, in his petition, said his transfer would prejudice the probe in the alleged corruption case against ousted CBI Special Director Rakesh Asthana.

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After Alok Verma, his rival Rakesh Asthana is moved out of CBI

Along with Asthana — once considered the favourite to lead the agency — the government also moved two officers considered close to Alok Verma.

Special director Rakesh Asthana moved out of CBI

This comes days after a High-powered Committee removed Alok Verma as CBI director. Asthana and Verma had accused each other of taking bribe.

CBI's Rakesh Asthana's to face bribery investigation, says Delhi High Court

The court's order came a day after CBI director Alok Verma was ousted from his post on charges of corruption and dereliction of duty.

Delhi HC to pronounce verdict on Rakesh Asthana plea today

The FIR was filed after Hyderabad-based businessman Sathish Babu Sana claimed he had paid bribes to get relief in a case related to meat-exporter Moin Qureshi and made allegations of corruption and extortion against Asthana.

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Alok Verma appoints new officer for Rakesh Asthana probe

The order came following DIG M K Sinha’s request to recuse himself from taking charge of the probe against Asthana. Sinha has now been given charge of Anti-Corruption Unit-I along with banking, securities and frauds cell.

Out on bail, CBI DSP moves court against Alok Verma's orders to reinstate officers

Devender Kumar, who was arrested in October last year, petitioned the Delhi High Court to direct the CBI not to allow Alok Verma to deal with the bribery FIR against him and Rakesh Asthana.

The shield

By reinstating CBI director, SC has strengthened institution’s firewall, set the bar for it — and for the government.

Removed by govt, SC brings back Alok Verma as CBI chief

Both Alok Verma and Rakesh Asthana were divested of their roles in the agency following a bitter fallout between the two.

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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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