Alok Verma

Home Ministry recommends disciplinary action against former CBI director Alok Verma

The action, if approved, may include temporary or permanent forfeiture of Verma's pension and retirement benefits, the officials said.

published on : 4th August 2021

Ex-CBI chief Alok Kumar could lose pension benefits

In 2018, Verma had courted controversy when he had a fallout with the then special director Rakesh Asthana.

published on : 3rd August 2021

Pegasus row: Paper snatching episode rocks Rajya Sabha as more names show up in the snooping list

The Centre is learnt to be planning a privilege motion Trinamool Rajya Sabha member Shantanu Sen. The Opposition wants a discussion with the Modi government.

published on : 23rd July 2021

After removal as CBI chief, 8 phones of Alok Verma, kin listed for Pegasus snooping, claims report 

All these numbers, including that of Special Director Asthana and Jt Director Sharma, remained in the list for a short period till Verma retired from service on January 31, 2019.

published on : 23rd July 2021

CBI row: Central Vigilance Commission​ well within rights to probe Alok Verma, say ex-officials

They said when it comes to allegations of corruption the Commission can carry out inquiry against all India service officers.

published on : 25th October 2018

CBI calls Rakesh Asthana 'pest', HC takes strong exception to remark

The Delhi High Court Tuesday took strong exception to CBI's remark that Special Director Rakesh Asthana's presence in the organisation was akin to pest in the wood.

published on : 24th October 2018

CBI chief trying to falsely implicate me in bribery case to hide his misconduct: Rakesh Asthana

He claimed that the FIR was clearly mala fide and prohibited in law as no enquiry or investigation could have been taken up in this matter without prior approval of his appointing authority.

published on : 24th October 2018

CBI infighting: Special Director Rakesh Asthana moves HC to get FIR quashed in bribery case

Asthana has sought the high court's direction that no coercive action be taken against him. His petition was mentioned before Chief Justice Rajendra Menon.

published on : 23rd October 2018