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Known for challenging govt, ex-CBI boss Alok Verma now pleads for retirement benefits

New Delhi: Once seen as the most powerful police boss in the country, Alok Verma, the former Director of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), is running from pillar to post, for the past several months, to seek his basic retirement benefits, including the General Provident Fund (GPF). A 1979 batch IPS officer, Verma’s entire past […]

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Will Justice Sikri represent CJI in PM-headed panel to appoint CBI chief?

New Delhi : After the ouster of CBI Director Alok Verma by a high-powered selection committee that included CJI-nominated Supreme Court judge A.K. Sikri, rumours are doing the rounds whether he would again be part of the panel which is to meet on January 24 to decide the fate of three or four Director General-level […]

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Interim CBI Director M. Nageswara Rao cancels all transfers made by Alok Verma

New Delhi :  Hours after again taking charge as interim Director of the CBI, Additional Director M. Nageswara Rao on Friday nullified all the transfer orders issued by Alok Verma, who was on Thursday removed as the agency’s Director. Informed sources said that Rao axed all the transfers done by Verma on Wednesday and Thursday […]

Alok Verma (File Photo)

Corruption charges against me false, unsubstantiated and frivolous: Alok Verma

New Delhi | Alok Verma, who was transferred within 48 hours after rejoining as CBI Director, said on Friday the corruption charges against him were false, unsubstantiated and frivolous. In a statement issued late Thursday night, Verma said: “It is sad that (on the) basis false, unsubstantiated and frivolous allegations made by only one person, […]