The Supreme Court on Friday, in a interim order, gave two weeks to the Central Vigilance Commission to conduct an inquiry on Verma and appointed former Supreme Court judge A.K Patnaik to monitor the CVC proceedings. M Nageswar Rao, who was asked to stand in as interim CBI chief, can not take any policy decision, said the judges.
The CVC had submitted that 10 days for the inquiry was not sufficient as it has to look into several documents.
Linking the government's action of divesting CBI Director Alok Verma of his powers, duties and functions with the controversy over the Rafale contract, the Congress President alleged that the Prime Minister had benefited a businessman to the tune of Rs 30,000 crore through this deal. During the brief hearing on Friday, senior advocate FS Nariman advanced arguments on behalf of Verma.
On the whole, while both sides may have bones to pick with the order, the Centre is likely to be more aggrieved, since Verma's chief grievance - the orders of the CVC and Centre - could still be easily addressed subsequently by the court. He said only the PM, chief justice of India and the leader of opposition can appoint and remove the CBI director.
Long before he found himself battling corruption charges, Rakesh Asthana was the CBI's poster boy. He cited the Vineet Narain judgment to support Verma's pleas.
The BJP, therefore, thought that the three-judge SC bench vindicated the Union government's stance, which thought the SC effectively allowed the CVC to finish its probe.
In his petition Verma said "CBI´s autonomy was being compromised as certain investigations into high functionaries do not take the direction that may be desirable to the government".
It was a wedding gift from Queen Victoria's son, the future King Edward VII , to his wife Princess Alexandra of Denmark in 1863. Prince Charles, the Prince of Wales and Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall were also on hand for the banquet for 150 guests.
He said the Saudis did not know how Mr Khashoggi, a Saudi national and U.S. resident, had been killed or where his body was. They are said to have threatened him with being drugged and kidnapped and then killed him in a chokehold when he resisted.
Mexican authorities haven't said whether anyone from the caravan will be permitted to travel to the USA border. "It's really full. Most had circumvented Mexican immigration officials and crossed the Suchiate river from Guatemala on rafts or by swimming.
Later, he sealed all the rooms on the 10th floor of the building and issued orders of change in the teams heading different cases. Joint CBI director M Nageshwar Rao was appointed as the interim chief of the country's premier probe agency.
Chinese security experts blasted the move by saying it suggests Washington would stand by Taiwan in case of a crisis with China. Navy has conducted such transits through the Taiwan Strait for years but have not publicized the transits since 2007.
The records show eight arrests, including on suspicion of grand theft, battery, fraud, drug possession and probation violations. Authorities are seen in Plantation, Florida taking a man into custody in connection to the mailed package bombs.
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Purdue was really just manhandling the Ohio State offensive line and not letting them establish a run game at all. Kyle Murray threw four touchdown passes as the No. 9-ranked Sooners erupted to a win over the host Horned Frogs.
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Australian captain Aaron Finch won the toss and sent Pakistan in to bat in the first Twenty20 global in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday. Including Hafeez's dismissal, Australia had hit back by picking up seven wickets for the addition of just 28 runs.
Despite most of the area being in the middle of one of the worst droughts NSW has seen, rain is forecast for most of Wednesday. When Harry reached out to meet a five-year-old boy, who has been identified as Luke Vincent , he was in for a surprise.
One student said he felt something "weird" just before the collapse and suddenly the guy behind him just disappeared. He warned his friends and suggested a retreat to the balcony but the floor collapsed before they could make it.
Meghan Markle has confirmed while on a royal tour of Australia that she's the type of guest anyone would like to invite over. Pupils from Trinity Grammar forgot to remind Prince Harry and Meghan about the loud noise generated by the miniature cars.
After his talks in Riyadh on Tuesday, Pompeo was expected in Turkey today to meet Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu. Pompeo was asked point-blank if the Saudis told him whether the journalist is alive or dead.
Mexico's Government has said throughout the past week that it would register the migrants and process requests for asylum. Mexico's federal government said on October 20 that almost "900 migrants" arrived in the country via unauthorized means.
That last slot is typically designated for Stephen Curry , the cornerstone of the franchise and leader of its historic turnaround. This season's team will split the difference between last season's "Ugh, do we have to?" campaign and the 2015-16 tour de force.
Turkish sources allege he was killed by a 15-strong team of Saudi agents but Riyadh insists that he left the consulate unharmed. Mediaite reports the CNN claim is that the Middle East nation is preparing a report that will admit Khashoggi's death.
Five whole innings later, Muncy would win the game , and dig the Dodgers out of what was very almost an oppressively deep hole. Kinsler appeared on shaky footing when he scooped it up and fired toward first, and the ball sailed well wide of its target.
Asked by a reporter whether he thought Saudi Arabia's explanation for Khashoggi's death was credible, Trump said, "I do". Germany is the fourth-biggest exporter of weapons to Saudi Arabia, behind the US, Britain and France.
But all of that damage was limited to one inning-the fourth, when he allowed three singles and a walk-and he regrouped quickly. Cora's other likely Game 3 option, righty Nathan Eovaldi , pitched out of the bullpen in each of the first two games.
A Nobel Prize Winner said that Brexit is the "biggest threat" to the UK's science industry in his almost 50 years of research. May will say that the shape of the deal across "the vast majority" of its text is now clear.
The show's creator, Cheo Hodari Coker , tweeted his thanks to the cast and production crew as well as to Marvel and Netflix . Some speculate Disney's streaming service, although Bob Iger has already indicated that it won't cater to R-rated content.
They are charged with vandalism after CCTV footage showed them spray-painting a 13th Century red brick wall near Tha Phae Gate. Lee Furlong and Brittney Schneider, both 23, were arrested at a hostel in Chiang Mai on Friday, Thai Rath News reported.
That hasn't slowed down iFixit from tearing down the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL to reveal all it can about the upcoming handsets. For example, this could simply be a policy change created to circumvent the current situation Verizon's now finds itself in.
"Hitting the National Football League with the advertisers is the only way to really hurt them", she added. Well, we can knock off Rihanna from that list of possibilities, although her refusal hasn't been confirmed.
The Houston Astros , like many Machado, are doing everything possible in the last two days or so to ruin their reputation. After Nunez departed, Devers failed to come up with a hard grounder that cost the Red Sox a run in the fifth inning.