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Was govt right to remove CBI Director Alok Verma? SC to give verdict today

The Centre had taken a decision against Verma and CBI Special Director Rakesh Asthana after their feud had become public

Alok Verma
Alok Verma

The Supreme Court is scheduled to pronounce on Tuesday its verdict on CBI Director Alok Kumar Verma's plea against the Centre's decision to divest him of powers and sending him on leave. The Centre had taken a decision against Verma and CBI's Special Director Rakesh Asthana after their feud become public as they made allegations of corruption against each other. Verma has sought quashing of three orders of October 23, 2018 -- one by the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) and two by the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT), as being without jurisdiction and in ...