The CBI has booked its own special director and number two in the organisation, Rakesh Asthana, in a bribery case. Asthana, who is named as the prime accused in an FIR that was filed on October 15, is alleged to have received kickbacks, amounting to Rs 2 crore, from a businessman, Moin Qureshi, to settle a money laundering case against him.
Cabinet Secretary PK Sinha and Principal Secretary Nripendra Mishra are believed to have had a meeting on the right time for the government to move the Supreme Court in the matter.
CBI director Alok Verma is retiring on the last working day of January 2019. An administrative policy decision is likely to be taken today according to highly placed sources.
Justice C Hari Shankar said the Right of Persons with Disabilities Act and all other laws seek to neutralise disability so that a differently abled person and his peers stand on equal footing, which is the "heart" of the theory of equal...