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Rakesh Asthana case: SC won’t interfere in questioning of complainant

New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to interfere with the questioning of a complainant in a bribery case relating to CBI Special Director Rakesh Asthana. Hyderabad-based businessman Satish Sana Babu had claimed that he paid Rs 2 crore for being dropped from a case relating to meat exporter Moin Qureshi, which is […]

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HC slams CBI for not filing reply in case involving Special Director Rakesh Asthana

New Delhi : The Delhi High Court on Monday slammed the Central Bureau of Investigation for failing to file a reply on its Special Director Rakesh Asthana’s plea seeking quashing of an FIR against him. Justice Najmi Waziri extended the interim protection from arrest granted to Asthana till November 1 and said that the October […]

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CBI recasts team probing case involving its Special Director Rakesh Asthana

New Delhi : Shortly after assuming charge of CBI, Joint Director M. Nageshwar Rao constituted a new team to probe bribery allegation against its Special Director Rakesh Asthana, who has been at war with sidelined Director Alok Verma. The agency’s move came after the Centre virtually sacked CBI Director Alok Verma by asking him to […]

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CBI Special Director Rakesh Asthana can’t be arrested till next hearing on Oct 29 : Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday ordered that no action can be taken against CBI Special Director Rakesh Asthana until next hearing scheduled on October 29 (Monday), reported news agency ANI. This meant that he cannot be arrested till Monday when his petition against the case will be heard. The agency reported that the matter […]

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CBI Special Director Rakesh Asthana moves Delhi HC seeking quashing of FIR

New Delhi : Central Bureau of Investigation Special Director Rakesh Asthana on Tuesday moved the Delhi High Court seeking interim protection from arrest and quashing of an FIR in connection with bribery allegations against him. Earlier in the morning, the arrested CBI Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Devender Kumar moved the High Court challenging his […]