Further, Section 4B of the DSPE Act specifies a two-year tenure for the CBI director, and also notes that a CBI director can not be transferred without the prior consent of the appointing committee.
The Supreme Court Thursday said that it would consider according an urgent hearing to a PIL seeking court-monitored SIT probe into allegations of corruption against various CBI officials, including Rakesh Asthana, who was divested of his responsibilities as the agency's special director. "The CBI was going to start an inquiry and therefore the prime minister got scared and removed the CBI chief at 1 am in the night", he alleged.
In a first for the 55-year old Central Bureau of Investigation, its Director Alok Verma, and Special Director Rakesh Asthana were stripped of their powers and sent on leave in a dramatic overnight action by the government.
The unprecedented clean-up operation in the CBI, which involved removing not just the top rung but several other investigating officers was a decisive step taken by the government.
Delhi Police and the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) teams are looking into the matter. The men were caught by Verma's security guard and later taken inside the home.
It is also yet to be confirmed if they have been arrested.
Nageshwar Rao, a 1986 batch Indian Police Service (IPS) officer of the Odisha cadre, has been serving as Joint Director in the investigating agency since he joined the CBI in 2016.
But the opposition parties led by the Congress cried foul over the action against Verma. This is to secure independence of the CBI and this has been violated by the present order.
- The Supreme Court has stated repeatedly that the CBI ought to be insulated from the government.
The former CBI Director's petition further emphasised that, "The CBI ought to be insulated from Governmental interference and that is at the core value laid down by a common thread running through the Vineet Narain, CPIL, 2G and coal cases".
AK Bassi, who was probing the case against Asthana, was dispatched to Port Blair in public interest with immediate effect.
The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office said the shooting occurred just a half-mile away from TIAA Bank Field where the Jaguars play. Ron Lendvay, director of investigations for the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office , said several shots were fired about 12:35 p.m.
Twitter said it will "continue to proactively combat nefarious attempts" to undermine the integrity of its network. Similar accounts with suspected Iranian ties cloaked their efforts as French, Croatian and Spanish reporters.
Founded in 2005 by three former PayPal employees, YouTube .com is the second most visited site in the world, right behind Google . Some thought their phones were to blame; they deleted and re-installed the app only to find that it didn't solve the problem.
Turkish investigators were expected to carry out a search of the Saudi Consul General's residence in Istanbul later on Tuesday. Trump had directed him to use campaign funds to pay off two women who alleged that they had an affair with Mr.
President Donald Trump is wrapping up a visit to Western states with a campaign rally later Saturday in rural Elko, Nevada. Another boon for Republicans is that the Democrats' lead on the midterms narrows in battleground districts.
If a club can stump up €215m then they can sign Neymar - but only in the summer of 2020 and not before. The Paris-Saint Germain star cost £198m when he moved to Paris from Barca in 2017, a world-record fee.
When asked if he was ready to negotiate, Trump told CBS News: "I have a great chemistry with President Xi (Jinping) of China". China and the United States are entangled in an ongoing trade war with Washington imposing $250 billion in tariffs.
Saudi Arabia is the world's top oil exporter and spends lavishly on Western arms and is a major Sunni Muslim ally. Trump made the comment after he said Saudi King Salman strongly denied to him any knowledge of what happened.
Two helicopters brought the bodies to Kathmandu, Nepal's capital, on Sunday from the mountain after the weather cleared up. Everest, which more than 4,800 climbers have summited - many of them sherpa who have achieved the feat a couple of times .
Alex Bramall's royally-sanctioned photo , of the newlyweds ahead of their nighttime celebration, is a feast for the eyes. The final photo sees them en route to their evening reception, with Princess Eugenie in a Zac Posen silk gown.
The brawl was ultimately halted after several players on both teams and security officials intervened to pull the fighters away. Paul alleges Rondo spit in his face which forced Paul to stick a hand in Rondo's.
The number of migrants swelled to about 5,000 as more people continue to join the group that stretches for about a mile. On Friday, US President Donald Trump thanked Mexico for holding back the migrants from crossing into the US.
US President Donald Trump on Monday took aim what he called weak US immigration policy, declaring himself to be a nationalist . If he loses to O'Rourke, however, Trump may start calling him something else.
Local reports based on information provided by unidentified Turkish officials have painted a bleak picture of deceit and murder. Meanwhile, more business barons pulled out of Saudi Arabia's investment conference Future Investment Initiative on Monday.
The Patriots didn't play badly and lose badly as they did the last two times the Chiefs saw them in the regular season. Mahomes threw two interceptions in the first half but was unflappable down the stretch.
Turkish officials suspect Khashoggi was killed inside the consulate by Saudi agents and his body cut up. Qahtani, along with several other senior officials, have been fired from their government positions.
Musk said on Twitter that the Boring Co. will hold an opening event to showcase the test tunnel on the night of December 10. The tunnel beneath the L.A. suburb of Hawthorne acts as a proof of concept for the Boring Company's proposed loop system.
It shouldn't be a deal-breaker, but it's something to keep in mind when deciding where to buy your shiny new Pixel 3 or 3 XL from. We hope the LG display will be on par with the Pixel 3 XL's excellent Samsung OLED .
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are now on a 16-day royal tour that includes stops in Australia , Fiji, Tonga and New Zealand . The royal has cited her mother, yoga instructor Doria, as responsible for kick-starting her love affair with yoga.
What are the chances my child will get AFM? There's no way to determine which child will development AFM, according to Glatter. Samples from some patients revealed the presence of enteroviruses , but others had been infected with a rhinovirus .
Afterwards, the boy was taken into protective custody but within several hours, tips from the public identified him. Authorities in Texas are seeking the public's help to identify a woman who left a 2-year-old child on a doorstep.
Trump added he was "immediately" sending Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to Riyadh "to meet with the king" for talks on the crisis. Prince Mohammed, King Salman's son, has aggressively pitched the kingdom as a destination for foreign investment.
King Salman also ordered Saudi prosecutors to begin an investigation into what happened to Mr Khashoggi , according to Reuters . The statement articulated the concern of the Swiss Foreign Ministry and its hopes to get more explanation on Khashoggi's fate.
The line has been shut down and an investigation has been launched to determine the cause of the incident, the company said. The explosion has knocked out oil refineries in Washington state that rely on natural gas to power the facilities.
As there is a bigger demand for money at lower interest rates, the rates, under the law of supply and demand, would begin to rise. That means investors are demanding more compensation than they did a few weeks ago for tying their money up for many years.