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What is Brain Fingerprinting to be used on Hathras Rape Case?

The Brain Fingerprinting or Brain Electrical Oscillation Signature is a neuro psychological method used to interrogate an accused in the crime by studying his or her brain responses. Background On November 21, 2020, the CBI officials arrived at the Gandhinagar based forensic science laboratory with the accused. The accused were alleged of rape and murder ..

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State Consent must to extend CBI Jurisdiction: Supreme Court

On November 19, 2020, the Supreme Court of India pronounced that the consent of State Government is mandatory for the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to extend its jurisdiction in the state. The verdict has come after the eight non-BJP states withdrew their consent for CBI to probe fresh cases in the jurisdiction of the ..

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Punjab withdraws general consent to CBI

Punjab had revoked/withdrawn the general consent to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). From now, CBI will have to take permission from the state government to investigate any case. This comes within a week after Jharkhand and Kerala decided to withdraw the general consent to CBI. Key Points The Punjab government released an official notification ..

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Union Home Minister’s Medals for Excellence in Investigation awarded

Union Home Minister’s Medals for Excellence in Investigation for 2020 have been awarded to 121 police personnel, including 21 women police officers. Among these awardees, 15 are from the Central Bureau of Investigation, 10 each are from Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra Police, 8 are from Uttar Pradesh Police and seven each are from Kerala and ..

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President’s Secretary Sanjay Kothari named the next CVC by PM led panel

The appointment of the CVC (Chief Vigilance Commissioner) was criticized throughout India as the new appointee was a part of the Search Committee. After the wide criticization, President Secretary Sanjay Kothari has now been recommended by the PM led panel. Highlights The Central Vigilance Commission is the premier Government Agency that prevents corruption. It was ..

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