Supreme Court asks Government to follow its directions while appointing CBI Director

December 17, 2016

The Supreme Court has asked the central government to follow its directions while setting out the criteria for appointing the director of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). The Supreme Court in its earlier judgment has already stated that the government should consider the persons belonging to the batches...

Government releases modified draft Bill to check the menace of Ponzi schemes

November 19, 2016

The government has released the revised Draft ‘Banning of Unregulated Deposit Schemes and Protection of Depositors’ Interests Bill, 2016’ to crack down on Ponzi and illegal deposit schemes to protect the interests of depositors and the connected matters. Key facts It proposes to set up an online database of...

CBI Plans to launch National Anti-Corruption Citizen Support Centre

November 17, 2016

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is planning to set up a National Anti-Corruption Citizen Support Centre, which will be a country-wide 24×7 anti-corruption helpline. Key facts The helpline would receive complaints from social media, mobile and landline phones and will also provide a language support. It would be...