Rakesh Asthana

1 Minute, 1 News: Delhi HC to hear petition filed against Rakesh Asthana becoming DP Commissioner

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Oct 12, 2021, 13:40 PM IST

Plea challenging Delhi Police Commissioner Rakesh Asthana's appointment dismissed

The petitioner had prayed for quashing of the July 27 order issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs appointing the Gujarat-cadre IPS officer Rakesh Asthana as city police commissioner.

Oct 12, 2021, 11:28 AM IST

Delhi Police on high alert after receiving input on terror attack during festive season

In the meeting, Delhi Police Commissioner Rakesh Asthana informed that there are inputs of a terrorist attack in Delhi.

Oct 10, 2021, 08:30 AM IST

Hearing on plea challenging Rakesh Asthana's appointment as Delhi Police chief deferred till September 20

 The Supreme Court had recently asked the Delhi high court to decide within two weeks the petition filed before it challenging the appointment of Rakesh Asthana as Delhi Police commissioner.

Sep 16, 2021, 18:37 PM IST

Delhi HC issues notice to Centre on PIL challenging Rakesh Asthana’s appointment as police chief

The Delhi High Court issued a notice to the Centre on a plea challenging Rakesh Asthana's appointment as Delhi Police Commissioner. 

Sep 01, 2021, 12:49 PM IST

Rakesh Asthana takes charge as Delhi CP, to focus on core policing, teamwork

Asthana was Director-General, Border Security Force (BSF) and Director General, Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), the government of India. He previously held the positions of Special Director, CBI, and Director-General, Bureau of Civil Aviation Security. Earlier in Gujarat, he served as Commissioner of Police in Surat and Vadodra cities.

Jul 28, 2021, 21:46 PM IST

IPS officer Rakesh Asthana appointed Delhi Police chief

A 1984-batch IPS officer from Gujarat cadre, Asthana was appointed as Delhi police chief, three days before he was to superannuate. He also had a controversial stint in the CBI, was removed in 2018 and was made chief of the Border Security. 

Jul 27, 2021, 22:36 PM IST

IPS officer Rakesh Asthana takes charge as the 27th Director-General of Border Security Force

 Gujarat cadre IPS officer of 1984-batch Rakesh Asthana took charge as the 27th Director-General of Border Security Force (BSF) on Tuesday (August 18). The Centre had appointed Asthana as the new director-general of the BSF on Monday.

Aug 18, 2020, 14:32 PM IST

Delhi court accepts clean chit to ex-CBI special director Rakesh Asthana in bribery case

On October 15, 2018, the CBI registered an FIR against Asthana for allegedly accepting a bribe from an accused probed by him in return for ensuring relief and was given clean chit in the case.

Mar 07, 2020, 18:16 PM IST

Drugs seizures in India doubled: Narcotics Control Bureau

In 2019, a total of 2,448 kilograms of Heroin was seized compared to 1,258 kg in 2018. Similarly, in 2019, the total seizure of opium was 7,317 kg and in 2018, it was recorded 4,307 kg.

Feb 15, 2020, 17:48 PM IST

CBI vs CBI: Rakesh Asthana gets clean chit

The case against Asthana was lodged after Hyderabad-based businessman Sana in his complaint to the CBI had alleged that he paid a bribe of Rs 2 crore to Asthana so that he could be spared of any action in an investigation linked to meat exporter Moin Qureshi.

Feb 11, 2020, 20:47 PM IST

Delhi HC grants two months to CBI to complete probe against Rakesh Asthana, others

Delhi High Court has warned that it will not grant a further extension to the CBI to complete probe against Rakesh Asthana and others. 

Oct 09, 2019, 12:20 PM IST

CBI SP Satish Dagar, probing corruption case against Rakesh Asthana, seeks voluntary retirement

According to CBI spokesperson, Dagar has submitted an application for voluntary retirement from service (VRS) citing personal grounds.

Sep 25, 2019, 22:50 PM IST

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Jul 27, 2019, 17:30 PM IST

HC grants 4 more months time to CBI to complete probe in Asthana bribery case

Justice Mukta Gupta allowed the CBI's plea seeking extension of time to complete its investigation in the case lodged against Asthana, DSP Devender Kumar and middleman Manoj Prasad.

May 31, 2019, 13:58 PM IST

Rakesh Asthana warned he'll make my life hell: Christian Michel tells Delhi court

The alleged middleman in AgustaWestland chopper scam case has said he is in a cell which is next to that of Chotta Rajan. "What crime I have committed to be put along with those who have killed several people?"

Mar 12, 2019, 15:49 PM IST

CBI DSP AK Bassi moves SC against his transfer order to Port Blair

Bassi, who was the investigating officer in the corruption case against Asthana, said he is being "victimised by the present interim CBI Director - M Nageswara Rao

Jan 21, 2019, 18:08 PM IST

Transferred from CBI, graft-accused Rakesh Asthana made aviation security chief

Rakesh Asthana's tenure as CBI Special Director was curtailed with immediate effect on Thursday. 

Jan 18, 2019, 17:59 PM IST

Deshhit: Government curtails Rakesh Asthana's tenure in CBI with immediate effect

The tenure of CBI's Special Director Rakesh Asthana, who was sent on forced leave by the government, has been curtailed with immediate effect, according to an official order issued Thursday. Watch this video to know more.

Jan 17, 2019, 20:58 PM IST

Government curtails tenures of Rakesh Asthana, 3 other officers in CBI with immediate effect

The tenures of three more officers -- Joint Director Arun Kumar Sharma, Deputy Inspector General Manish Kumar Sinha and Superintendent of Police Jayant J Naiknavare -- have also been curtailed.

Jan 17, 2019, 20:10 PM IST