The Centre’s decision to appoint Rakesh Asthana as interim CBI director came under Supreme Court’s lens. SC sent notice to Centre on a plea challenging his appointment and asked it to explain why.. IndiaTimes
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*Supreme Court today sought the Centres response on a plea challenging the appointment of Rakesh Asthana as the interim director of CBI after allegedly shifting out a senior officer who was supervising.. Deccan Herald Also reported by •India Today
*New Delhi [India], Dec. 9 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Friday issued a notice to the Centre over the appointment of Rakesh Asthana the interim Director of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI),.. ANI News
Raising strong concerns over the appointment of Gujarat cadre IPS officer Rakesh Asthana as interim director of CBI, Kharge pointed out that the credibility of the CBI demands that a meritorious and.. Firstpost
*Senior Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge has taken objection to the appointment of Rakesh Asthana, a Gujarat cadre IPS officer, as the acting director of the CBI. In a letter to Prime Minister.. Deccan Herald
The plea claims that the government did not convene a meeting of the selection committee comprising the prime minister, the leader of the largest opposition party and the Chief Justice of India, even.. DNA Also reported by •All India Radio •Oneindia •Deccan Herald •ANI News
* Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad today demanded a "thorough inquiry" into the suicide of a driver who had accused former BJP minister in Karnataka Janardhana Reddy of.. Deccan Herald
The Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to hear on 9 December a plea challenging the appointment of Gujarat cadre IPS officer Rakesh Asthana as the interim director of CBI.
The post Contention over.. Firstpost
*An NGO on Monday approached the Supreme Court against the Union government's decision to appoint Gujarat-cadre IPS officer Rakesh Asthana as acting director of the CBI.
'Common Cause', the NGO.. Deccan Herald
*New Delhi [India], Dec. 5 (ANI): A writ petition was filed before the Supreme Court on Monday by advocate Prashant Bhushan on behalf of Common Cause, an NGO, against the "mala fide non-appointment" of.. ANI News
The plea alleges that the Centre took a series of steps in a completely arbitrary manner to ensure that Asthana was given the charge of CBI director.
The post PIL filed in SC against Rakesh.. Firstpost
A Gujarat-cadre officer of 1984-batch, Rakesh Asthana got elevated as number two in CBI three days ago when special director R K Dutta, who was among the front runners for the top post, was shifted to.. India Today