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CBI

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is an investigating agency functioning under the jurisdiction of the Union Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions. It was initially set up in 1965 to probe bribery and government corruption. Its scope was later expanded to include investigation of all breaches of central laws, multi-state organised crimes, multi-agency ..

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UK-India Business Commission

Recently, the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) inked a pact to establish the UK-India Business Commission. What are the objectives of the UK-India Business Commission? To increase collaboration among industries of the United Kingdom (UK) and India. To advocate the removal of the barriers to bilateral trade and ..

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Meghalaya: Withdrawal of Consent to CBI

Meghalaya has become the ninth state of the country to withdraw consent to CBI to investigate cases in the state. About general consent the Delhi Special Police Establishment (DSPE) Act, 1946, governs the CBI and it is mandatory to obtain the concerned state government’s consent before beginning to investigate a crime in a state. States ..

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ISRO Espionage Case

On April 15, 2021, the Supreme Court ordered a CBI (Central Bureau of Investigation) probe into the role of Kerala Police officers in framing Nambi Narayanan in the 1994 Espionage Case. Nambi Narayanan was a scientist at the Indian Space Research Organisation. When did ISRO Espionage case begin? The case began with the arrest of ..

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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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