Tag: Rishi Kumar Shukla

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  • CBI’s existential crisis

    CBI’s existential crisis

    The crusade against corruption will never succeed unless there is a powerful anti-corruption agency, with a Director of impeccable integrity at the helm. The CBI Act, which has been gathering dust, ought to be speedily enacted to insulate the entity from extraneous pressures and influences. For this, there are models in other countries which can be suitably adapted.

    March 5, 2019
  • SC dismisses plea challenging Nageswara Rao’s appointment as interim CBI chief

    SC dismisses plea challenging Nageswara Rao’s appointment as interim CBI chief

    A bench of Justices Arun Mishra and Vineet Saran said no further interference is required as the relief has already been granted with the appointment of a full-time CBI Director.

    February 19, 2019
  • Kolkata police chief Rajeev Kumar in Shillong to face CBI questions

    Kolkata police chief Rajeev Kumar in Shillong to face CBI questions

    Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar has taken two senior officers, Additional Commissioner (Headquarters) Javed Shamim and DC, Special Task Force, Murlidhar Sharma, along with him

    February 9, 2019
  • Disastrous distrust

    Disastrous distrust

    Sadly, the political controversy over his selection raises doubts if he has what it takes to restore credibility to the premier investigation agency when its reputation has hit rock bottom.

    February 5, 2019
  • New CBI chief takes charge amid probe agency’s showdown in West Bengal

    New CBI chief takes charge amid probe agency’s showdown in West Bengal

    Shukla's first task as Director will be to handle the ongoing confrontation between the CBI and the government of West Bengal led by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.

    February 4, 2019
  • Govt appoints Rishi Kumar Shukla as CBI director

    Govt appoints Rishi Kumar Shukla as CBI director

    The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet approved Shukla’s appointment as new CBI Director for a period of two years from the date of assumption of charge of the office.

    February 2, 2019