"And that would have been suicidal for Modi", said Gandhi.
The Congress-led UPA was in power in 2013.
He is presently working as Joint Director in the CBI.
Mr. Verma's current revelation contradicts oral submissions made in court by the government on November 24, 2017 that Mr. Verma had "fully recommended Mr. Asthana strongly for appointment as CBI Special Director, and continues to do so". Gandhi had been accusing the Union government of cronyism for cancelling the original Rafale deal in which HAL was supposed to be the offset partner for the French defence sector giant, Dassault Aviation, and allegedly putting pressure on the French company to choose Reliance as its business associate. Reliance Defence and the French government have also said the same. Every file in CBI at each level is accounted for.
In its plea, the NGO sought quashing of the Central Vigilance Commission order of October 23, which it said "illegally divested" Verma of his work for "malafide reasons".
Opposition leaders have accused the Modi government of using the CBI as a tool to settle scores with his political opponents.
Gandhi said the "fight" is on to reinstate Verma. It has already dragged CBI and CVC into its dirty tricks.
Gandhi also attacked Modi for his "silence" on the issue.
According to an order by the Department of Personnel and Training, Rao will "look after the duties and functions of Director CBI and shall take over the duties and functions with immediate effect".
Rao has embarked on a series of transfers immediately after taking charge. He has appointed a person who can be controlled by the Prime Minister. The prime minister knows that as soon as the CBI acts against him, he will be in trouble.
He said that neither Verma's removal nor Rao's appointment was referred to the Selection Committee, as is required under the law and the Supreme Court directives. He described as "false" news report that appeared in a section of media suggesting that seven files were removed. One night later, the number 1 and number 2 officials were "divested of all powers" and were sent on leave.
Initial reports claimed that the White House had also received a suspicious package but have since been debunked. Sciutto tweeted a picture from outside CNN headquarters in NY after it was evacuated Wednesday morning.
Background: The Google Camera is an app that Google broke out of its smartphones a few years ago (dating back to the Nexus line). Google's Machine Learning (ML) and image processing technology gets the job flawlessly done with the help of a Pixel Core chip.
Kelly aka Swag played for Clemson in 2013 and was 10-for-17 for 58 yards, but was dismissed following 2014 spring practice. According to a police report, Kelly allegedly said, "I'm going to go to my vehicle and get my AK-47 and spray this place".
But hours later, he revisited the topic, calling his use of cellphones rare and in any case "government authorized". It does appear that the president is not taking the issue of secure conversations seriously.
DeSantis replied, "Businesses will leave the state, people will lose jobs and we'll stop people from investing in Florida". The victor of the November 6th election will replace Republican Rick Scott , who is barred from seeking a third term.
After just eight episodes, "Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly " was pulled, but not before Kelly had drummed up some controversy. At the same time, her former association with Fox caused some NBC colleagues and viewers to regard her with suspicion.
The official says it has similar markings and characteristics as the packages containing bombs sent to other prominent Democrats. One of the targets in a string of mail bombs is telling President Donald Trump to stop blaming others for the anger in society.
Those earnings are likely to increase too, Cooper said, as a climbing Powerball lottery is set to be drawn Wednesday night. Some insane lucky ticket holder is about to cash in on the biggest Mega Millions jackpot in history - $1.537 billion.
UAE minister commended the Saudi king for his great efforts to explore the truth and seek legal accountability. . Germany last month approved 416 million euros ($480 million) worth of arms exports to Saudi Arabia for 2018.
Cantlie has worked for several publications, including The Sunday Times, The Sun and The Sunday Telegraph. A video released a month later showed him blindfolded and held by armed men, saying "Oh, Jesus".
Alongside those, there's information that the game tells you, but perhaps doesn't stress upon as much as it should. Red Dead Redemption 2 will release tomorrow, that is, on 26th Oct 2018 for PS4 and Xbox One Consoles.
Chelsea defender Alonso signs new contract until 2023
The winger, 27, has been in scintillating form for the west London club but now faces a spell out of action with a back injury. After a draw with Manchester United at the weekend, Maurizio Sarri will want his side to get back to winning ways.
Trump's adviser meets Russian defense minister in Moscow
Mr Putin rejected Mr Trump's claim that Russian Federation breached the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty. The U.S. has not filed its formal notice of withdrawal yet, though he says it will be done "in due course".
Virat Kohli becomes fastest batsman to reach 10,000 ODI runs
Batting first, India posted 321/6 thanks to an incredible 157* run knock from captain charismatic and run machine Virat Kohli . In Guwahati, riding on centuries by Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma, India wrapped up the match with nearly 8 overs to spare.