High-Level Panel To Meet Today To Pick New CBI Chief

High-Level Panel To Meet Today To Pick New CBI Chief

New Delhi, May 24 (TNA) A high-level meeting chaired by prime minister Narendra Modi will be held on Monday to finalise the name of the new chief of the premiere investigative agency Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), an official said.

The meeting will be attended by the PM, leader of opposition in the Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury and the Chief Justice of India N. V. Ramana. The top post has been lying vacant ever since senior IPS Rishi Shukla retired in March.

Two names are reported to be the front runners. These include Rakesh Asthana, the chief of the Narcotics Bureau and the NIA Chief Yogesh Chander Modi.

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