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After shunting out CBI chief Alok Verma, the government on Thursday curtailed the tenure of Asthana in the CBI with immediate effect.
Mumbai police commissioner Subodh Jaiswal, Uttar Pradesh DGP OP Singh and NIA director general YC Modi are forerunners for the post which is vacant since the ouster of Alok Verma since 10 June.
Rao was given the charge of interim chief on January 10 till the appointment of a new director after a PM-led committee removed Alok Verma on charges of corruption and dereliction of duty.
Kharge, who is part of the prime minister-headed three-member panel that removed Alok Verma as CBI chief, alleged that the government is scared of CBI led by an 'independent' director.
A controversy broke out on Sunday over Justice Sikri getting a government offer for a post-retirement assignment at London, three days after his decisive vote removed CBI chief Alok Verma.
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Justice Sikri, whose decisive vote on January 8 paved way for CBI chief Alok Verma's removal, has already turned down the offer to be part of Commonwealth Secretariat Arbitral Tribunal.
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Justice Sikri was part of the three-member panel along with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and senior Congress leader Mallikajurn Kharge which decided on the removal of Alok Verma as CBI chief.
Sources close to the country's second senior-most judge told the media that the consent for the post in Commonwealth Secretariat Arbitral Tribunal was withdrawn Sunday evening.
Justice Sikri's vote was crucial in the January 8 meeting between the government, opposition and judiciary.
Rawat also commented on the newly forged alliance of Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samajwadi party in Uttar Pradesh and said that for Congress it can be a morale booster to go alone for the polls.