Saturday, 19 January, 2019

Topic: Alok Verma

Rakesh Asthana

Nirav Modi sleuth among 4 CBI officers removed by Modi govt

Modi government Thursday removed four officers, including Rakesh Asthana, from CBI amid an unprecedented churn in the probe agency.
Rakesh Asthana | PTI

After Alok Verma, Modi govt now removes Rakesh Asthana & 3 top CBI officers

Decision to curtail tenure of these four officers was taken by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet, headed by PM Modi. New Delhi: A week afte...
CJI Ranjan Gogoi and Justice AK Sikri

Give us back our staid, old & boring Supreme Court, dear Lordships

If SC introspects, it will see how its dabbling with CBI has been self-destructive. So bad the blame has now shifted from Modi govt to judiciary.
alok verma

How the lack of ‘dharma’ caused the CBI crisis

It started long before Narendra Modi took office.
alok verma

Justice Sikri’s govt offer: Needless row or shows judges must avoid post-retirement jobs?

A month before Justice A.K. Sikri’s vote decided the fate of Alok Verma as CBI director, the Narendra Modi government had offered him the plum post of...
File photo of PM Narendra Modi | Paul Miller/Bloomberg

Not just CBI, Modi government does not want any institution to be autonomous

In the past four years, nobody in the ruling NDA has even raised the topic of an independent CBI

After ThePrint report, SC judge Sikri rejects Modi govt’s post-retirement job offer

Justice A.K. Sikri, a member of the panel that ousted Alok Verma as CBI director, had drawn a lot of flak after ThePrint reported the job offer.
A M Singhvi

Congress calls chief vigilance commissioner a puppet & wants him sacked immediately

Congress spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi said that the CVC has to do vigilance for public good and not for political masters. 
Alok Verma | Ramesh Sharma/India Today Group/Getty Images

Justice Sikri, whose vote decided Alok Verma’s fate, gets Modi govt nod for plum posting

Justice Sikri was part of the three-member panel that decided to remove Alok Verma as CBI chief this month.

Staying afloat with quota, and a revolving CBI door

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by editors at ThePrint.

Karnataka crisis: Can horse-trading be checked or should it be accepted as part of politics?

The Karnataka Congress called a legislature party meeting Friday to address the issue of horse trading in the state and put up a show of strength. The Congress ...