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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.

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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.

CBI to court: NSA, Rakesh Asthana’s phones not tapped under Alok Verma

The affidavit, filed through special public prosecutor Rajdipa Behura, was in reply to a public interest litigation (PIL) by Sarthak Chaturvedi, an advocate, who has sought a probe by a special investigation team into alleged phone tapping of NSA Doval.

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”.

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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.

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.

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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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