New Delhi, Oct 23: The dirty linen has been washed in public and two top men in the Central Bureau of Investigation are at war. The spat between the Director of the Central Bureau of Investigation, Alok Verma and Special Director Rakesh Asthana has made headlines for the past week.
New Delhi, Oct 23: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his national security advisor, Ajit Doval intervened in the CBI war between Alok Verma and Rakesh Asthana. Doval during his meeting with Verma advised him to ensure that the image of the CBI is not tarnished.
New Delhi, Oct 23: With the war within the Central Bureau of Investigation refusing to die down and the Prime Minister having to intervene in the matter, the special director of the agency, Rakesh Asthana is likely to be sent back to Gujarat.
New Delh, Oct 22: Everything is not right within India’s premier agency the Central Bureau of Investigation. The spat between the CBI director, Alok Verma and his deputy Rakesh Asthana refuses to die down.
New Delhi, Sep 24: The spat between CBI director Alok Verma and his deputy Rakesh Asthana refuses to die down.
New Delhi, Jan 20: Delhi Police Commissioner Alok Verma has been appointed the new Director of the Central Bureau of Investigation. His name was approved by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Verma will take over from interim director Rakesh Asthana. He will serve for a period of two years. Verma’s name was cleared by a collegium comprising Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Chief Justice of India Jagdish Singh Khehar and Congress leader in Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge.
New Delhi, Jan 17: Who will be the next chief of the Central Bureau of Investigation? Sources indicate that Delhi Police Commissioner Alok Verma, is a front-runner for the post.
The collegium comprising the prime minister, leader of opposition and the Chief Justice of India which met on Monday discussed various names to head the prestigious post. The post of CBI chief has been lying vacant for the past two months.