‘Bribery’ case: Court extends CBI custody of accused
‘Bribery’ case: Court extends CBI custody of accused
Alok Verma petition in Supreme Court LIVE updates: CJI-led bench to hear plea of exiled CBI chief today
27 October, 2018, 13:35
Apart from quashing the directions to send him on leave, Asthana has sought an expeditious inquiry into the complaint he filed against Verma on August 24.
During the hearing, senior advocate F.S. Nariman, who is representing Verma, contended that a CBI director can not be taken off charge without getting the approval of the high-powered committee comprising the prime minister, leader of opposition and the CJI, which appointed the CBI chief as per section 4A to the Delhi Police Establishment Act.
This is a major blow for the government, with the Supreme Court order being hailed by the opposition.
Thursday dawned with reports that four employees of the Intelligence Bureau (IB) had been caught spying on CBI director Alok Verma's Janpath residence, lending fresh intrigue to the ongoing CBI saga. The supervision by a retired judge ensures fairness and provides credibility to the inquiry.
Mehta then told the court that under the provisions of CVC Act, the commission has to send an annual report regarding the work done by them to the President who will present it before Parliament.
Yet, the court failed to decisively address the fundamental question.
In Chandigarh, police said they had to use water cannons against the agitators and also suspend traffic for some time around the area of protest.
Bound Volkswagen T-Cross SUV revealed The range-topping 1.5-liter TSI four-cylinder unit makes 150 PS (148 hp), while the 1.6-liter TDI diesel produces 95 PS (94 hp). The T-Cross comes with back seats that can be adjusted lengthwise by 140mm to increase knee room or provide more luggage space.
Red Sox take a 2-0 lead This was the lowest Game 2 viewership since 12,917,000 for Kansas City's 7-2 victory over San Francisco in 2014. During the regular season, Martinez.330/.402/.629 with 37 doubles, 43 home runs and a league-leading 130 RBI.
The Delhi Special Police Establishment Act lays down that the CBI director can not be moved out without the approval of the statutory appointment committee consisting of the prime minister, the chief justice and the leader of the opposition.
Meanwhile, former finance minister P. Chidambaram was charged by the Enforcement Directorate in the Aircel-Maxis case.
The problem is not so much with the decision to send Verma on leave as with the manner in which it was done without the statutory committee's approval. First, a de facto illegal transfer has been effected. The Supreme Court agreed to hear the matter today (October 26).
The members of the party raised slogans demanding reinstatement of Alok Verma as CBI Director and also sought an apology from PM Modi for tarnishing the image of the probe agency.
While the CBI director enjoys a protected tenure, the special director does not.
Asthana and Kumar both challenged the FIR in the Delhi High Court, which on Tuesday ordered CBI to maintain status quo on the criminal proceedings against Asthana. "In Odisha too, chit fund scams which were under the ambit of CBI director Rakesh Asthana, who was appointed as replacement of Alok Verma, could not be completely probed thus suggesting that it was all stage managed between the ruling-BJD, the Centre and the CBI", OPCC chief Niranjan Patnaik said.
Sirisena later issued an official gazette notification that declared the removal of Wickremesinghe and appointment of Rajapaksa . As of midnight on Friday, the Wickremesinghe-led United National Front remains the largest parliamentary group, with 106 seats.
Records for Sayoc show he is associated with an address in Aventura , Florida, and is registered as a Republican in Florida. Officials are trying to determine if the sender or senders was trying to sow fear or actually cause physical destruction.
A forensics team was first allowed into the consulate building on October 15, two weeks after Khashoggi was killed. Trudeau said Wednesday that his government is looking at the contract with Saudi Arabia to see what can be done.
He's two years old and eats a whole Chipotle bowl by himself. "I'm sure a lot of people love it". "I apologize to Taco Bell". He crushes it". "I could end up on a toilet all night". "So I would have to give him my free Chipotle".
Authorities said the man was house-sitting for his parents when he noticed some black widow spiders on an outside wall. Black widow spiders, among the world's deadliest arachnids, are commonly found in populated areas of California .
The third ODI between India and West Indies is being telecast on Star Sports 1 and 1 HD, Hindi 1 and Hindi 1 HD and Tamil 1. Rahul, Prithvi Shaw, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane , Hanuma Vihari, Rohit Sharma, Rishabh Pant , Parthiv Patel, R.
Again, we would like to mention that the iPhone XR is now available in select Apple Stores, so be sure to check yours. It will especially attract consumers who have been waiting to trade up from their iPhone 8 or an older iPhone .
Furthermore, Facebook will also let you choose from an array of stickers, including the ones with artist name and song name. After shooting or uploading, the will be an option for music stick from you can add a track to the picture or video.
Consumer Reports said when automakers introduce new technology, it can take several model years to get it working correctly. Seven of the top 10 brands in the survey are from Japan and South Korea and include: Subaru, Kia, Infiniti, and Hyundai.
That stretch also included a couple of big rallies, but the losses erased the benchmark index's gains from earlier in the year. Bond prices rose, sending the yield on the 10-year Treasury note down to 3.17 percent from 3.19 percent late Monday.
Mega Millions bumped up the record jackpot by a cool $600,000,000 after nobody claimed the $ 1 billion prize on Friday. Virginia Lottery officials said as many as 12,700 tickets were being sold per minute at the sales peak in that state.
Israeli air strikes hit blockaded Gaza
The projectiles were launched just hours after five Palestinians were killed by Israeli forces during clashes on the border. Islamic Jihad, a smaller militant group, implicitly claimed responsibility for the rocket fire.
Israel PM Netanyahu makes first visit to Oman
The visit was announced on Omani state television, which aired video footage of the aging ruler greeting his Israeli counterpart. In October 2000, Oman closed the offices after the outbreak of the second Palestinian intifada.
Pak Vs Aus: Babar Azam, Imad Wasim stars in big win
Everything was going right for Pakistan , including Hasan's spectacular outstretched catch on the boundary to see off Adam Zampa. Faheem Ashraf (2/10) and Shaheen Afridi (2/23) shared four wickets between them.
Florida suspect charged over 13 bombs in mail
Numerous people meant to receive the packages have either personally criticized Trump or have been criticized by him in the past. None of the suspected pipe bombs have detonated, and have all been taken to the FBI's lab in Quantico, Virginia for analysis.
McLaren's new Speedtail is a hypercar gone with the wind
Although that prodigious powertrain is part of the equation, clever aerodynamics are at the core of this car's performance. GT stands for Grand Touring, an indication the vehicle is designed for luxury and comfort as much as for outright speed.
Huawei Mate 20 series won't be sold in the US
The frame is metal with a high gloss finish, and there's red accenting and a different, scratchy finish on the power button. Huawei does plan to bring its new smartwatch, the Watch GT, to the USA , but it hasn't announced price or availability.
Queen Elizabeth's Last Royal Corgi, Whisper, Dies
At Sandringham, Her Majesty also has her group of Labradors, with whom she spends time whenever she stays at her English estate. Vets were called in last week while the Queen was at Windsor Castle after the wedding of her granddaughter Princess Eugenie.