Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Anil Sinha appointed as new #CBI Director

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the appointment of Shri Anil Kumar Sinha, IPS(BH:1979) as Director, Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for a period of two years from the date of assumption of charge of the post vice Shri Ranjit Sinha, IPS (BH:1974) consequent on completion of his tenure on 02.12.2014.

The appointment order of Anil Kumar Sinha, considered close to the outgoing CBI chief, came hours after the selection panel, consisting of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Chief Justice of India H L Dattu and Leader of the Congress in Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge, recommended a panel of IPS officers for the consideration of the Appointments Committee of Cabinet (ACC). The ACC is headed by Modi, and Home Minister Rajnath Singh is the second member.