To demand the reinstatement of CBI director Alok Verma, Congress President Rahul Gandhi led a march today to the CBI headquarters in New Delhi. He was joined by top leaders from the Congress. Rahul Gandhi heaped blame upon Prime Minister Narendra Modi and called him a ‘chor’.
In a worrying revelation that has sounded the alarm yet again for the city, the air quality of Delhi continues to worsen. In fact, for the very first time this season, the air quality has dipped to ‘very poor’ levels. The Central Pollution Control Board recorded the Air Quality Index of Delhi at 313 on Wednesday, up 22 points from Tuesday.
Exposing the cracks in India’s top investigating agency, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has written to the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) saying that its second most senior officer, Special Director Rakesh Asthana, does not have the mandate to represent its chief, Director Alok Verma. That’s not all, it has informed the CVC that several officers being considered for induction in