"It doesn't matter to me," Bassi told reporters here when he was asked about reports that the government had dropped his name from the list of potential candidates for the top post at Central Information Commission (CIC).

The opposition led by the Congress strongly objected to the government's move to include Bassi in the list of candidates being considered for the post of information commissioner.

In fact, the Congress had been demanding his removal as Delhi Police commissioner over the alleged mishandling of JNU protests and violent incidents that followed.The police had come in for flak for slapping sedition charges against Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student leader Kanhaiya Kumar.

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