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Barely 48 hours after being reinstated as CBI boss by the Supreme Court Alok Verma was removed from the top post again by a panel headed by PM

New Delhi:10/1/19: Barely 48 hours after being reinstated as CBI boss by the Supreme Court, Alok Verma was removed from the top post again by a panel headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

The high-powered committee led by the PM met for over two hours today and decided to remove Verma from the top post. Verma’s tenure as CBI chief was till January 31.

Verma was reinstated by a Supreme Court order after he was sent on forced leave by the government amid a bitter spat with Special Director Rakesh Asthana.

Soon after his reinstatement, Verma revoked the transfers of 10 officers and transferred five others.

The selection committee meeting was also attended by Leader of Opposition Mallikarjun Kharge and Justice A K Sikri, who was nominated by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi to represent him.

About Ashok Palit

Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.

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