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SC judge Ramana recuses himself from plea hearing
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SC judge Ramana recuses himself from plea hearing

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New Delhi, Jan 31 : Supreme Court judge, Justice NV Ramana, on Thursday recused himself from the hearing plea of NGO Common Cause against M Nageswara Rao's appointment as interim Director of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).

The plea of Common Cause has sought transparency in the process of short-listing, selection and appointment of the CBI Director.

In another development, Supreme Court dismissed the PIL filed by lawyer, Manohar Lal Sharma, challenging former CBI Special Director Rakesh Asthana’s appointment as Director General of Bureau Of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS) when an FIR is still pending against him. (UNI)