Nageswara Rao appointed as additional director of Central Bureau Investigation (CBI)

Nageswara Rao, a 1986 batch officer of the Odisha cadre, has been appointed the additional Director of Central Bureau Investigation (CBI). Prior to this post, Rao was holding post of interim CBI Director after the government stepped in between Director CBI Alok Verma and Special Director Rakesh Asthana fight on 24th October 2018. The Centre had sent both top two officers of the CBI – Verma and Asthana – on “compulsory leave” as the spat between them reached the Delhi High Court.

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