Articles about Rakesh Asthana

ITBP DG Sanjay Arora is new Delhi Police commissioner

31 Jul 2022

Delhi Police
ITBP DG Sanjay Arora is new Delhi Police commissioner

IPS officer from Tamil Nadu cadre, Sanjay Arora, is all set to become the next commissioner of the Delhi Police.

5 accused in Delhi's Jahangirpuri violence charged under NSA

20 Apr 2022

Delhi Police
5 accused in Delhi's Jahangirpuri violence charged under NSA

Five persons accused in the communal clashes that erupted in Delhi's Jahangirpuri on Saturday have been charged under the stringent National Security Act (NSA).

Amit Shah monitoring situation in Delhi's Jahangirpuri amid police probe

19 Apr 2022

Delhi Police
Amit Shah monitoring situation in Delhi's Jahangirpuri amid police probe

Union Home Minister Amit Shah is monitoring the situation in Delhi's Jahangirpuri, where communal clashes broke out on Saturday.

Delhi Police issues guidelines for R-Day parade, check details here

24 Jan 2022

Delhi Police
Delhi Police issues guidelines for R-Day parade, check details here

The Delhi Police has issued a set of new guidelines ahead of the Republic Day celebration in the national capital on January 26.

3 gangsters killed in dramatic shootout inside Delhi's Rohini court

24 Sep 2021

Delhi Police
3 gangsters killed in dramatic shootout inside Delhi's Rohini court

A notorious gangster and two others from a rival gang were killed in a shootout inside a courtroom in Delhi today that left several people injured.

Delhi Police Commissioner asks personnel to adopt latest technology

20 Aug 2021

Delhi Police
Delhi Police Commissioner asks personnel to adopt latest technology

Delhi Police Commissioner Rakesh Asthana has asked the force's personnel to work toward making policing more people-friendly and adopt latest technologies to bring about greater efficiency, officials said.

Delhi seeks reversal of Rakesh Asthana's appointment as police commissioner

29 Jul 2021

Delhi Police
Delhi seeks reversal of Rakesh Asthana's appointment as police commissioner

The Delhi Assembly on Thursday passed a resolution demanding the reversal of Rakesh Asthana's appointment as Delhi Police Commissioner.

Former Maharashtra DGP Subodh Jaiswal appointed new CBI Director
Former Maharashtra DGP Subodh Jaiswal appointed new CBI Director

Former Maharashtra Director-General of Police Subodh Kumar Jaiswal has been appointed the new Director of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).

CJI cites 'rule of law'; Centre's CBI chief picks dropped
CJI cites 'rule of law'; Centre's CBI chief picks dropped

Two of the Centre's top picks for the post of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Director were reportedly dropped as Chief Justice of India (CJI) NV Ramana cited a rule of law pertaining to their retirement.

Karan Johar submits documents to NCB for 2019 party video

18 Dec 2020

Karan Johar
Karan Johar submits documents to NCB for 2019 party video

Filmmaker Karan Johar today submitted some documents related to his controversial 2019 party video to the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB).

PM Modi reaches Jaisalmer's Longewala to celebrate Diwali with soldiers

14 Nov 2020

Rajasthan
PM Modi reaches Jaisalmer's Longewala to celebrate Diwali with soldiers

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday morning arrived in Rajasthan's Jaisalmer to celebrate Diwali with soldiers at the Longewala post, keeping up with his tradition of celebrating the festival of lights with the armed forces.

PM Modi could celebrate Diwali with soldiers in Jaisalmer

14 Nov 2020

Narendra Modi
PM Modi could celebrate Diwali with soldiers in Jaisalmer

Despite the raging coronavirus pandemic, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will celebrate Diwali with soldiers — a practice he started in 2014 when he was first elected to the office. As per reports, PM Modi will visit the border area in Rajasthan's Jaisalmer to ring in the festival with the brave men guarding the borders.

Seven Bollywood A-listers to be summoned in drugs probe: Report

28 Sep 2020

Karan Johar
Seven Bollywood A-listers to be summoned in drugs probe: Report

Seven top Bollywood stars, including some popular producers, could be summoned in the high-profile drugs probe related to actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death case, according to reports.

Karan Johar's 2019 party video not under probe: NCB official

27 Sep 2020

Karan Johar
Karan Johar's 2019 party video not under probe: NCB official

A 2019 party video from filmmaker Karan Johar's house where drugs were allegedly consumed is not being probed by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) at the moment, an official of the top agency has confirmed.

"Don't consume or encourage drugs": Karan Johar rubbishes allegations

26 Sep 2020

Karan Johar
"Don't consume or encourage drugs": Karan Johar rubbishes allegations

Filmmaker Karan Johar has once again rubbished reports that drugs were consumed at a party that he hosted at his home in July last year.

Politician files complaint against Karan Johar, others over "drug party"

17 Sep 2020

Karan Johar
Politician files complaint against Karan Johar, others over "drug party"

Shiromani Akali Dal leader Manjinder Singh Sirsa has filed a complaint against filmmaker Karan Johar and several other Bollywood celebrities over an old party video.

NCB to summon 25 Bollywood A-listers in drugs case: Reports

11 Sep 2020

Mumbai
NCB to summon 25 Bollywood A-listers in drugs case: Reports

The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), which is currently probing a drugs case related to actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death, will likely summon 25 Bollywood celebrities who have been named by the accused, according to reports.

20 meter tunnel detected along Indo-Pakistan border in Jammu

29 Aug 2020

Pakistan News
20 meter tunnel detected along Indo-Pakistan border in Jammu

A trans-border tunnel has been detected underneath the Indo-Pakistan fence in Jammu and Kashmir's Samba region, Border Security Force (BSF) officials confirmed on Saturday.

Narcotics Control Bureau registers case in Sushant Singh Rajput's death

26 Aug 2020

Mumbai
Narcotics Control Bureau registers case in Sushant Singh Rajput's death

The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has registered a case regarding the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput.

Tech upgrade for BSF; force to get new anti-drone systems

23 Aug 2020

Punjab
Tech upgrade for BSF; force to get new anti-drone systems

The technical upgradation of the Border Security Force (BSF) has started with Director General (DG) Rakesh Asthana taking charge.

CBI v/s CBI: Court accepts clean chit to Rakesh Asthana

07 Mar 2020

Delhi High Court
CBI v/s CBI: Court accepts clean chit to Rakesh Asthana

A Special CBI Court on Saturday accepted the Central Bureau of Investigation's charge-sheet giving a clean chit to former Special Director Rakesh Asthana in an alleged bribery case.

ED officer probing Nirav Modi case removed, reinstated hours later

30 Mar 2019

London
ED officer probing Nirav Modi case removed, reinstated hours later

In a concerning turn of events, the Enforcement Directorate officer who was investigating the Nirav Modi case was relieved of his duties on Friday evening, only to be reinstated at the post hours later.

CBI director convenes first review-meeting of all branches of agency
CBI director convenes first review-meeting of all branches of agency

CBI Director Rishi Kumar Shukla has convened a review meeting of all branches of the agency today, a first after taking over charge earlier this month.

IPS Officer Rishi Kumar Shukla takes charge as CBI director

04 Feb 2019

West Bengal
IPS Officer Rishi Kumar Shukla takes charge as CBI director

Newly-appointed CBI chief Rishi Kumar Shukla took charge of the probe agency this morning, CBI spokesperson Nitin Wakankar said.

IPS Rishi Kumar Shukla appointed as new CBI Chief
IPS Rishi Kumar Shukla appointed as new CBI Chief

The crisis in Central Bureau of Investigation came to an end on Saturday as Prime Minister Narendra Modi led panel appointed Rishi Kumar Shukla as the new director of the federal agency.

PM-led panel clears shortlisted names, CBI to get chief soon
PM-led panel clears shortlisted names, CBI to get chief soon

The high-powered committee headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi met on Friday and cleared shortlisted names for the next chief of Central Bureau of Investigation, reports claimed.

Soon, India will get details of Mallya's Swiss bank accounts
Soon, India will get details of Mallya's Swiss bank accounts

The Indian government may soon get details of money which embattled businessman Vijay Mallya kept in multiple Swiss bank accounts, reports HT.

Third SC judge exits case challenging acting CBI chief's appointment

31 Jan 2019

India
Third SC judge exits case challenging acting CBI chief's appointment

On Thursday, Supreme Court Justice NV Ramana recused himself from hearing a plea challenging M Nageshwar Rao's appointment as interim CBI Chief.

ICICI Bank fraud: CBI investigator transferred; govt denies meddling
ICICI Bank fraud: CBI investigator transferred; govt denies meddling

A day after the CBI booked former CEO and MD of ICICI Bank, Chanda Kochhar, her husband Deepak Kochhar, and Videocon Group's V N Dhoot, the investigating officer in the case was abruptly transferred.

PM Modi-led panel indecisive over selection of new CBI Director

24 Jan 2019

India
PM Modi-led panel indecisive over selection of new CBI Director

A high-powered PM Modi-led selection committee today met to pick the next CBI Director after former chief Alok Verma's exit earlier this month.

Justice Sikri recuses himself from plea challenging interim CBI-chief's appointment

24 Jan 2019

India
Justice Sikri recuses himself from plea challenging interim CBI-chief's appointment

Justice AK Sikri, who was part of the select panel which took the decision to transfer former CBI Director Alok Verma, on Thursday recused himself from a plea challenging the appointment of M Nageshwar Rao as the interim boss of the agency.

After Alok Verma's exit, Rakesh Asthana moved out of CBI
After Alok Verma's exit, Rakesh Asthana moved out of CBI

A week after CBI Director Alok Verma was transferred by Prime Minister Narendra Modi led panel, his deputy Rakesh Asthana was moved out of Central Bureau of Investigation.

Rakesh Asthana will be probed in bribery-case, Delhi-HC rejects plea

11 Jan 2019

Delhi High Court
Rakesh Asthana will be probed in bribery-case, Delhi-HC rejects plea

The Delhi High Court on Friday refused to cancel the bribery case against CBI Special Director Rakesh Asthana.

Ousted CBI Chief Alok Verma resigns from new post
Ousted CBI Chief Alok Verma resigns from new post

On Friday, former CBI Chief Alok Verma, who was removed from the position on Thursday and was made the Director General of Fire Services, resigned.

Alok Verma not "terminated": Markandey Katju reveals Justice Sikri's role

11 Jan 2019

Twitter
Alok Verma not "terminated": Markandey Katju reveals Justice Sikri's role

Markandey Katju, former judge of Supreme Court, wrote a post on social media on Friday explaining the role of Justice AK Sikri in the unceremonial exit of CBI Director Alok Verma.

Alok Verma: Was removed on frivolous grounds; CBI under attack
Alok Verma: Was removed on frivolous grounds; CBI under attack

After Alok Verma was removed by the PM Modi-led selection committee within two days of his reinstatement by the Supreme Court, the former CBI Director has spoken up about his removal.

5 reasons why CBI chief Alok Verma was sacked
5 reasons why CBI chief Alok Verma was sacked

In a concerning incident, the select panel headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi sacked CBI boss Alok Verma on Thursday, less than two days after he was reinstated to his post by Supreme Court.

CBI Director Alok Verma returns to work after being reinstated

09 Jan 2019

India
CBI Director Alok Verma returns to work after being reinstated

A day after the Supreme Court reinstated Alok Verma as the CBI Director, the embattled Verma returned to work on Wednesday for the first time in three months.

#CBIvsCBI: Supreme Court reinstates Alok Verma as CBI Director
#CBIvsCBI: Supreme Court reinstates Alok Verma as CBI Director

Three months after the government divested him of his powers, Alok Verma has been temporarily reinstated as CBI Director by the Supreme Court.

CBI director, special director fight didn't emerge overnight: SC
CBI director, special director fight didn't emerge overnight: SC

The Supreme Court, which is hearing CBI-Director Alok Verma's plea against the Center's decision to divest him of powers and send him on leave, today said the essence of government action must be in the interest of the institution.