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Alok Verma resigns: CBI director's post is a perfect example of the maxim 'uneasy lies the head that wears a crown'

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Former CBI chief Alok Verma braced a bitter and public battle with his number two, Rakesh Asthana during his tenure.
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Alok Verma was ousted from his charge as the Director of Central Bureau of Investigation following a high-level meeting at PMO, comprising of PM Modi, Leader of Opposition Mallikarjun Kharge and Chief Justice of India (CJI) nominated Justice Sikri. Mallikarjun Kharge said that the action was taken...

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