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‘Hanging carrots before donkeys’ — how parties opposed bills increasing tenure of CBI, ED chiefs

The Lok Sabha passed the bills extending the tenures to five years after a heated debate. They will now be taken up for discussion in the Rajya Sabha.

IB, home, RAW, defence officers’ tenure can be extended for 2 yrs — Modi govt issues notification

The order comes a day after the Modi government brought in a controversial ordinance, extending the tenure of the ED & CBI chiefs for up to five years.

MHA recommends action against former CBI chief Alok Verma for ‘misusing official position’

The action may include forfeiture of Verma's pension and retirement benefits. During his stint in the CBI, he was engaged in a bitter fight with Rakesh Asthana over corruption charges.

CISF chief Subodh Kumar Jaiswal appointed new CBI Director

A Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led three-member selection committee Monday shortlisted Jaiswal's name for the post for a period of two years.

Consider holding meet of committee for appointing CBI Director before 2 May — SC tells Centre

The apex court observed that in-charge arrangements for the post cannot go on, and meeting of the high-powered committee, consisting of the PM, should be convened.

Praveen Sinha, a 1988 Gujarat cadre IPS officer, appointed acting CBI chief

Sinha's appointment by a committee chaired by PM Modi came after Rishi Kumar Shukla completed a 2-year fixed stint as CBI director Wednesday.

Mallikarjun Kharge’s dissents have given political colour to CBI head appointment: Jaitley

The only thing constant in the high powered committee, which deals with the CBI director’s appointment and transfer, is the Kharge dissent.

Rishi Kumar Shukla appointed CBI director for tenure of 2 years

Rishi Kumar Shukla, the present chairman of the Madhya Pradesh Police Housing Corporation, succeeds Alok Kumar Verma.

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Representational image | Islam devotees offer Friday prayers during Ramadan, Patna, April 2022 | PTI

Quran says no one can limit others’ freedom. Udaipur killing violates Islam’s golden rule

Throughout history, Islamic scholars have uniformly agreed that respecting and obeying the law of the land is an essential aspect of faith.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.


National Security Adviser Ajit Doval | File photo: ANI

At 1st Maritime Security Group meet, NSA chief Doval stresses on coordination among stakeholders

Meeting chaired by Vice Admiral (retd) G. Ashok Kumar, India’s 1st national maritime security coordinator. ‘Crucial policy issues’ such as ‘blue economy initiative’ also discussed.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.