Rakesh Asthana

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

Breaking News: Delhi HC refuses to quash FIR against CBI Special Director Rakesh Asthana

Delhi HC today refused to quash FIR against CBI Special Director Rakesh Asthana in bribery case. The CBI has been asked to complete probe in 10 weeks.

Jan 11, 2019, 16:16 PM IST

Delhi High Court dismisses CBI special director Rakesh Asthana’s plea seeking quashing of FIR against him

CBI special director Rakesh Asthana had sought quashing of FIR filed against him.

Jan 11, 2019, 15:01 PM IST

Breaking News: Alok Verma's reaction after being terminated as CBI chief

Here's the first reaction of Alok Verma after being terminated as CBI chief. Listen in!

Jan 11, 2019, 09:34 AM IST

Morning Breaking: CBI Director Alok Verma removed by PM Modi-Led Selection Panel

The high-powered selection committee headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi removed him from the post over charges of corruption and dereliction of duty in a 2-1 decision

Jan 11, 2019, 09:12 AM IST

CBI vs CBI: Delhi HC to pronounce verdict on Rakesh Asthana's plea in bribery case

Asthana and Devendra Kumar have sought the quashing of FIR in a bribery case. 

Jan 11, 2019, 08:20 AM IST

Morning Breaking: Delhi HC to pronounce verdict on Rakesh Asthana plea today

The Delhi High Court on Friday will pronounce its verdict on a petition filed by CBI Special Director Rakesh Asthana challenging the FIR registered against him on October 15.

Jan 11, 2019, 08:06 AM IST

Morning Breaking: CVC Report raises serious allegations on Alok Verma

The high-powered selection committee headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi removed him from the post over charges of corruption and dereliction of duty in a 2-1 decision

Jan 11, 2019, 08:04 AM IST

News 50: CBI Director Alok Verma removed by PM Modi-Led Selection Panel

The high-powered selection committee headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi removed him from the post over charges of corruption and dereliction of duty in a 2-1 decision

Jan 11, 2019, 06:50 AM IST