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WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Oct 24, 2018, 07.01 PM(IST)

File photo: Alok Verma and Rakesh Asthana. Photograph:( Others )

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The government on Wednesday alleged that CBI Director Alok Verma did not back up the allegations of corruption against his former second-in-command Rakesh Asthana

CBI vs CBI: Alok Verma did not back up allegations against Rakesh Asthana, says government

The government on Wednesday alleged that CBI Director Alok Verma did not back up the allegations of corruption against his former second-in-command Rakesh Asthana. 

2nd ODI: Kohli's 'virat' 157 against Windies powers India to 321

Indian skipper Virat Kohli smashed an unbeaten 157 to power India to 321 runs in the 2nd ODI against West Indies on Wednesday. Kohli's 129-ball inning was laced with 13 boundaries and four huge sixes. 

Alok Verma was collecting documents related to Rafale 'scam': Rahul Gandhi 

Congress chief Rahul Gandhi Wednesday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of removing CBI Director Alok Verma in a bid to stop him from investigating the Rafale "scam".

Several complaints against Nageshwar Rao were sent to CBI Director: MK Stalin

DMK chief MK Stalin on Wednesday hit out at the Modi-led NDA government and said the appointment of a controversial officer like Nageshwar Rao as interim CBI director is nothing but to ensure that CBI remains ''caged parrot'' of the BJP government.

Turkey shares 'evidence' with CIA chief over Khashoggi murder

Turkish intelligence has shared "all the evidence" over the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi with the CIA chief during a visit, pro-government media reported on Wednesday.