Consider the following investigation agencies of India:

  1. Research and Analysis Wing
  2. Intelligence Bureau
  3. National Investigation Agency
  4. Central Bureau of Investigation

Which of the above come under Ministry of Home Affairs?

Answer: [B] Only 2 & 3

The superintendence of CBI related to investigation of offences under the PoCA lies with the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC); while in other matters with the DoPT in Ministry of Personnel, Pension & Grievances. RAW is an external investigation agency and is only answerable to the Prime Minister of the country, and the Joint Intelligence Committee. The head of RAW is called the "Secretary"(research) in the cabinet secretariat.

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