Rakesh Asthana

Bribery case against Asthana: HC asks CBI to file timeline on need for sending Letters Rogatory to countries

Letters Rogatory are a formal request from a court to a foreign court for some judicial assistance.

published on : 12th April 2019

Delhi court defers CBI's plea seeking 6 months' extension to probe Rakesh Asthana for April 4

On Wednesday, Justice Gupta had adjourned the matter as the probe agency had failed to serve a notice to the defence counsels.

published on : 28th March 2019

CBI seeks more time from Delhi HC to complete investigation involving Asthana, others

It has filed the application for time extension on the expiry of 10 weeks it was granted by the high court on January 11.

published on : 27th March 2019

AgustaWestland case: Rakesh Asthana threatened to make my life hell, Christian Michel tells Delhi court

Michel also told the court that he was put in the prison with 16-17 Kashmiri separatist leaders.

published on : 12th March 2019

Airport system upgrade leads to long queues, to go on till April-end

The process of security check should barely take a few minutes for regular passengers, but now, it is taking much longer, say fliers.

published on : 17th February 2019

No coercive action against Pradeep Koneru: Delhi High Court to CBI

Justices Siddharth Mridul and Sangita Dhingra Sehgal's direction came while hearing Koneru's plea who apprehended he might be made an accused in the case.

published on : 5th February 2019

PM-headed panel to meet Friday to decide on CBI chief

Post of CBI chief has been lying vacant since January 10 after the unceremonious exit of Verma, who was engaged in a bitter fight with Gujarat-cadre IPS officer Rakesh Asthana over graft charges.

published on : 31st January 2019

SC dismisses PIL against appointment of Rakesh Asthana as DG civil aviation security

The Delhi High Court on January 11 had refused to quash the FIR lodged against Asthana on bribery allegations and set a 10-week deadline to complete the investigation.

published on : 31st January 2019

After Alok Verma, Rakesh Asthana and three other officers 'axed' from CBI

After shunting out CBI chief Alok Verma, the government on Thursday curtailed the tenure of Asthana in the CBI with immediate effect.

published on : 18th January 2019

Centre curtails Special Director Rakesh Asthana's tenure in CBI with immediate effect

The tenures of three more officers- Joint Director Arun Kumar Sharma, Deputy Inspector General Manish Kumar Sinha and Superintendent of Police Jayant J Naiknavare-have also been curtailed.

published on : 17th January 2019

CBI vs CBI: Delhi HC refuses to quash FIR against Special Director Rakesh Asthana

Justice Najmi Waziri also refused to quash the FIR lodged against CBI Deputy Superintendent Devender Kumar and alleged middleman Manoj Prasad.

published on : 11th January 2019

IPS Mohit Gupta to head probe against CBI Special Director Rakesh Asthana

Gupta, a 2006-batch UP-cadre IPS officer will be third investigation officer of the case against Asthana replacing Satish Dagar who was sent to Economic Offences Wing after Wednesday's orders.

published on : 10th January 2019

Officer who probed CBI Special Director Rakesh Asthana recuses himself from investigation

CBI DIG MK Sinha was given charge of banking, securities and frauds cell, and AC-III unit, which is probing a corruption case against Asthana.

published on : 10th January 2019

PM-led panel on CBI issue to meet for second time; Mallikarjun Kharge seeks CVC report

The CBI chief and his deputy Special Director Rakesh Asthana were sent on the forced leave over two months ago to stop the "kilkenny cat fight" between them.

published on : 10th January 2019

Alok Verma vs Rakesh Asthana: Face-off that dented CBI's image

Officials recalled the tense months when the agency's top officers were at loggerheads.

published on : 8th January 2019
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