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Arun Jaitley

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.
Leader of Congress in Lok Sabha, Mallikarjun Kharge | Twitter

Mallikarjun Kharge objects to new CBI chief’s appointment, says selection criterion diluted

Mallikarjun Kharge, who was on the PM Modi-led panel to select the CBI chief, alleged that Rishi Kumar Shukla does not have the required experience.
File photo of Senior Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge (C) | PTI

Leader of opposition Kharge calls the Union Budget an election manifesto of BJP

The Congress leader accused the ruling dispensation of bribing voters ahead of the Lok Sabha polls.
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No decision on new CBI chief as PM-led selection panel meeting remains inconclusive

Selection panel to meet next week and take a final call. Opposition leader Mallikarjun Kharge asks for more information on candidates.
CBI

Prime Minister Modi-led panel on new CBI chief to meet Thursday

The panel meeting will be attended by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi or his nominee and Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge.
Alok Verma

Selection committee to pick new CBI chief will meet on 24 January

The selection panel comprises PM Narendra Modi, Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi and leader of opposition in the Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge.
File photo of Senior Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge (C) | PTI

This is how Mallikarjun Kharge defended CBI director Alok Verma at selection panel meet

Congress leader calls for Verma’s tenure to be extended and says that even the charges against him that need a probe are not significant.
Leader of Congress in Lok Sabha, Mallikarjun Kharge | Twitter

Charges against Alok Verma ‘unsubstantiated’, Kharge told Modi-led selection panel

Six of 10 charges against ousted CBI chief Alok Verma were unsubstantiated and 4 needed further investigation, Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge had argued.
Union Budget

Parliamentary panel may not summon AG, CAG over Rafale as most members against Kharge’s proposal

Rahul Gandhi said that no Comptroller and Auditor General report was shared with the parliamentary panel headed by Mallikarjun Kharge.
Tejas

Amid Rafale row, parliamentary panel slams HAL for failure to provide required Tejas jets

The panel, headed by Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge, reported that insufficiency was affecting the Airforce's combat potential.

On Camera

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Electoral bonds are a constitutional hazard but transparency alone isn’t the solution

Supreme Court’s role in setting a reform agenda for political funding has to be limited and not extend to managing how parties function.
CJI Gogoi

Is Supreme Court handling sexual harassment allegation against CJI Ranjan Gogoi correctly?

Two advocates Monday wrote to the Bar Council of India criticising it for its support to CJI Ranjan Gogoi and called the hearing a ‘travesty of justice’.

Defence

Indian Coast Guard

Indian Coast Guard increases maritime surveillance following Sri Lanka blasts

More ships and aircraft have been deployed to ensure India faces no security threat after a series of blasts killed 290 in Colombo, a Coast Guard official said.
Graphic by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Modi & Shah have turned India into ‘Jingostan’ & are out to conquer the paranoid country

The Modi-Shah BJP has resurrected dangers & the enemy from the past, and built a scary jingoism. It’s a great diversionary tactic, but it never ends well.