CBI vs CBI: Not enough ground to proceed against Asthana

rakeshasthanaNew Delhi, Mar 08: A Delhi court took cognisance of the CBI charge sheet in a bribery case in which the agency recently gave clean chit to its former special director Rakesh Asthana.

Special CBI judge Sanjeev Aggarwal observed that there was no sufficient ground to proceed against Asthana and CBI’s DSP Devender Kumar, who was arrested in 2018 and later got bail.

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CBI: Verma can go ahead with probes except for the one against Asthana

New Delhi, Jan 9: With Alok Verma set to resume duties as the CBI director, the big question is what role would he perform. The Supreme Court while reinstating Verma had said that he cannot take any major policy decisions until the final stamp of approval is given by the Selection Committee comprising the Prime Minister, Leader of Opposition and Chief Justice of India.

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The CBI war is no longer only about Asthana vs Verma

asthana-verma2New Delhi, Nov 20: Nothing surprises us anymore was a remark made by Chief Justice of India, Ranjan Gogoi. The observation was made, when a petition filed by a CBI officer was being heard in the Supreme Court on Monday.

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Verma vs Asthana: How the CBI officers countered the allegations levelled against each other

asthana-verma2New Delhi, Nov 10: CBI director, Alok Verma who appeared before the Central Vigilance Commission denied all charges of corruption levelled against him. He gave a point wise refusal to all the charges levelled against him by special director, Rakesh Asthana, who incidentally had followed him to the office of the CVC, but could not get an audience, officials said.

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Why CBI didn’t seek prior approval from competent authority before filing case against Asthana

New Delhi, Nov 1: Special Director of the CBI, Rakesh Asthana had said that there was no prior approval sought by the competent authority, before an FIR was registered by the CBI against him in the bribery case.

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Asthana is our man and Samant bhai is close to him, CBI officer cites transcript in SC

New Delhi, Oct 31: A K Bassi, the CBI officer who was probing the bribery case against Special Director, Rakesh Asthana challenged his transfer to Port Blair before the Supreme Court of India.

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In CBI vs CBI case noose tightens against politicians from AP-Telangana

Hyderabad, Oct 29: The Central Bureau of Investigation has intensified its probe against Hyderabad based businessman Sana Sathish Babu, who is centric to the case against CBI director Alok Verma and his deputy Rakesh Asthana.

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Now Rakesh Asthana moves SC, seeks reversal of decision that sent him on exile

New Delhi, Oct 26: CBI special director, Rakesh Asthana has moved the Supreme Court challenging the decision of the government that sent him on leave, following a spat with the agency’s director, Alok Verma.

CBI vs CBI: SC orders CVC inquiry against Verma, wants report in 2 week

New Delhi, Oct 26: The Supreme Court has said that it will ask the Central Vigilance Commission to inquire into both the Director and Special Director of the CBI under the supervision of retired Supreme Court judge, Justice A K Patnaik.

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The big spat in the CBI could impact these high profile cases against the opposition

asthana-verma2New Delhi, Oct 25: The spat between the top two officers in Central Bureau of Investigation has not just embarrassed everyone, but has also defeated the morale of several good officers within the agency.

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