CBI vs CBI hearing: Supreme Court reserves order on Centre action against Alok Verma; CJI asks why strip CBI director of powers suddenly
The Supreme Court on Thursday reserved its order on the pleas filed by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Director Alok Verma and NGO Common Cause challenging the decision of the Central government to send Verma on leave.
Trouble in CBI started during Emergency; blame decline on political interference, unjustified expansion of CVC jurisdiction
Under Shastri’s stewardship, solid foundations were laid to make the CBI a trustworthy and efficient investigating agency with recruitment of officers of high integrity and commitment. Soon, the CBI acquired a high degree of reputation and won the public’s confidence.
Will Lokpal have jurisdiction to conduct investigations abroad? This was the question asked by CBI Director Ranjit Sinha to the government as he sought clarification about various "inconsistencies" in the Act passed by Parliament recently.