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RAKESH ASTHANA NEWS

Why appointment of Rakesh Asthana as new Delhi Police chief is brazen overreach by Centre

July 31, 2021 1:34 pm

Meeran Chadha Borwankar writes: What has happened to the Indian Police Service today is bound to occur to other civil services tomorrow, maybe even to the judiciary and various wings of armed forces

Delhi Assembly seeks removal of Rakesh Asthana as police commissioner: He will start a ‘reign of terror’

July 30, 2021 3:28 pm

The resolution states that given that Asthana “has faced multiple inquiries on serious charges”, the appointment will embroil the Delhi Police in controversies.

The hot seat

July 30, 2021 8:21 am

Rakesh Asthana’s appointment as Delhi’s police commissioner will be closely watched

Delhi Assembly passes resolution against Rakesh Asthana’s appointment as police commissioner

July 29, 2021 9:22 pm

Delhi Police Commissioner Rakesh Asthana, who was set to retire on July 31, has been given a year-long extension

Congress questions appointment of Rakesh Asthana as Delhi Police chief

July 29, 2021 7:02 am

Pointing out that Asthana’s appointment came after his name figured in the Pegasus “spying” list, the Congress asked “is there some quid pro quo.”

Rakesh Asthana’s Day 1 message to team: Focus on conviction, pursue riot cases meticulously

July 29, 2021 7:06 am

Asthana was accorded the ceremonial guard of honour by the force on his arrival at the Delhi Police headquarters, around 2 pm.

Delhi Assembly to discuss police chief appointment

July 29, 2021 2:08 am

In March 2019, the Supreme Court had said that only officers who have at least six months of service left before retirement should be considered for the post of Director General of Police (DGP).

Didn’t get ok for CBI post, Rakesh Asthana is new chief of Delhi Police

July 28, 2021 1:40 am

Rakesh Asthana is currently the chief of the Border Security Force and holds additional charge of the Narcotics Control Bureau

After CJI Ramana cites 'rule of law', Rakesh Asthana and YC Modi out of CBI chief race

May 25, 2021 9:06 pm

The two candidates, among the frontrunners to the post, were dropped after Chief Justice of India N V Ramana cited a Supreme Court guideline on appointment of police chiefs.

Holding CBI stand ‘ambivalent’, Delhi court grants bail to two accused

September 26, 2020 7:01 am

The CBI had registered an FIR against former CBI Special Director Rakesh Asthana on the basis of a complaint from Sana, facing investigation in a 2017 case involving meat exporter Qureshi.

RAKESH ASTHANA VIDEOS

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

June 22, 2020 6:12 pm

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

June 22, 2020 6:12 pm

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

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

October 25, 2018 7:32 pm

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

June 22, 2020 6:13 pm

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"

June 22, 2020 6:13 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.