Selection of new CBI Director today?



The panel comprising Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Chief Justice of India H L Dattu and leader of the single largest opposition party in Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge is expected to meet today at 7RCR to select the new CBI Director. At the same time there have been apprehensions that the selection panel meeting may be postponed for next week.

Top three names in the race are; Sanjeev Dayal (IPS: 1977: MH), DGP, Maharashtra; Omendra Bharadwaj (IPS: 1977: RJ), DGP Rajasthan; Prakash Mishra (IPS: 1977: OR), Special Secretary Internal Security, MHA.

Other prominent names doing rounds for the post are; Abhayanand (IPS: 1977: BH), DG (Home Guards) Bihar; K S Bala Subramanyam (IPS: 1978: KL) DGP, Kerala; Sharad Kumar (IPS: 1979: HY), DG, NIA; Anil Kumar Sinha (IPS: 1979: BH), Special Director CBI;; Krishna Chaudhary (IPS: 1979: BH), DG, RPF.