Rakesh Asthana

Rakesh Asthana had threatened me, says Christian Michel

Rakesh Asthana had threatened me, says Christian Michel

New Delhi: Alleged Agusta Westland VVIP chopper deal middleman Christian Michel told a court here on Tuesday that the then CBI Special Di...Read More

Supreme Court issues notice to interim CBI Director Nageshwar Rao

Supreme Court issues notice to interim CBI Director Nageshwar Rao

New Delhi [India]: The Supreme Court on Friday issued a notice to interim CBI Director M Nageshwar Rao after hearing a petition filed by ...Read More

SC dismisses PIL against appointment of ex-CBI special director Rakesh Asthana as head of civil aviation security

SC dismisses PIL against appointment of ex-CBI special director Rakesh Asthana as head of civil aviation security

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Thursday dismissed a PIL challenging the appointment of former CBI special director Rakesh Asthana as direct...Read More

CBI DSP A K Bassi moves Supreme Court against his transfer

CBI DSP A K Bassi moves Supreme Court against his transfer

New Delhi: CBI Deputy Superintendent of Police A K Bassi on Monday moved the Supreme Court challenging his transfer to Port Blair saying ...Read More

Course correction: Rakesh Asthana shunted

Course correction: Rakesh Asthana shunted

New Delhi: Days after Alok Verma was removed as CBI chief, his controversial deputy, Rakesh Asthana, has been abruptly moved out of the a...Read More

Government curtails Rakesh Asthana’s tenure in CBI with immediate effect

Government curtails Rakesh Asthana’s tenure in CBI with immediate effect

New Delhi: The tenure of CBI’s Special Director Rakesh Asthana, who was sent on forced leave by the government, has been curtailed with i...Read More

Legal versus ethical righteousness of Narendra Modi

Legal versus ethical righteousness of Narendra Modi

Like any Hindi TV daily serial, the story of the high-level bureaucracy in Delhi is becoming murkier every day, and now, it stinks. So fa...Read More

Time to restore CBI’s sagging image

Time to restore CBI’s sagging image

The removal of Alok Verma from the prestigious post of Director of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) by a high-powered three-member p...Read More

A question of honour now, No quashing of FIR against CBI’s No 2

A question of honour now, No quashing of FIR against CBI’s No 2

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Friday not only refused to quash the FIR against CBI special director Rakesh Asthana, whose allegation...Read More

CBI vs CBI case: A chronology of events

CBI vs CBI case: A chronology of events

New Delhi: The following is the chronology of events leading up to the Delhi High Court refusing to quash an FIR lodged against CBI Speci...Read More

CBI vs CBI: Delhi HC rejects Rakesh Asthana’s plea to quash bribery charges against him

CBI vs CBI: Delhi HC rejects Rakesh Asthana’s plea to quash bribery charges against him

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court Friday refused to quash the FIR lodged against CBI Special Director Rakesh Asthana on bribery allegations.

IPS Mohit Gupta to head probe against CBI Special Director Rakesh Asthana

IPS Mohit Gupta to head probe against CBI Special Director Rakesh Asthana

New Delhi: Reinstated CBI chief Alok Verma Thursday appointed SP-ranked IPS officer Mohit Gupta to probe the agency’s Special Director Ra...Read More

Officer, who probed Rakesh Asthana, offers to recuse himself from investigation

Officer, who probed Rakesh Asthana, offers to recuse himself from investigation

New Delhi: CBI DIG MK Sinha, who was supervising a probe against CBI Special Director Rakesh Asthana, has recused himself from taking cha...Read More

A face-saver for Alok Verma

A face-saver for Alok Verma

The reinstatement of the CBI Director, Alok Verma, albeit with hands tied behind his back, certainly means a setback for the government. ...Read More

Mumbai: Supreme Court order on CBI director a slap in face of Modi govt, says NCP  leader Nawab Malik

Mumbai: Supreme Court order on CBI director a slap in face of Modi govt, says NCP leader Nawab Malik

Mumbai: The NCP Tuesday dubbed a “slap” in the face of Narendra Modi government the supreme court order reinstating CBI Director Alok Ver...Read More

Delhi High Court reserves order on Asthana plea seeking quashing of FIR

Delhi High Court reserves order on Asthana plea seeking quashing of FIR

New Delhi:Investigations into the allegations of bribery against CBI Special Director Rakesh Asthana and DSP Devender Kumar must continue...Read More

CBI bribery case: Court grants bail to alleged middleman Manoj Prasad

CBI bribery case: Court grants bail to alleged middleman Manoj Prasad

New Delhi: A Delhi court Tuesday granted bail to Manoj Prasad, an alleged middleman arrested in connection with bribery allegations invol...Read More

Decision next week on CBI chief’s reinstatement

Decision next week on CBI chief’s reinstatement

New Delhi: The Chief Justice of India-led 3-judge Bench is likely to give its ruling next week that it reserved on Thursday on CBI Direct...Read More

CBI vs CBI: Fight between 2 top CBI officers exposed agency to ridicule, Centre tells SC

CBI vs CBI: Fight between 2 top CBI officers exposed agency to ridicule, Centre tells SC

New Delhi: The Centre on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that the fight between two top officers of the CBI — Director Alok Verma and Sp...Read More

Top CBI officials were fighting like cats: Attorney General to Supreme Court

Top CBI officials were fighting like cats: Attorney General to Supreme Court

New Delhi: Attorney General KK Venugopal, who was defending the Centre’s decision in the Supreme Court over sending Central Bureau of Inv...Read More

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