Central Bureau of Investigation Current Affairs, GK & News

Narada Bribery Case: Ministers arrested in West Bengal

On May 17, 2021, the Central Bureau of Investigation arrested the Ministers of West Bengal, Subrata Mukherjee, Firhad Hakim, TMC MLA Madan Mitra and Sovan Chattopadhyay (former Kolkata Mayor). Background The Calcutta High Court had ordered a CBI probe against the sting operation in Narada Bribery case in March 2017. The Narada Bribery case in ..

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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Punjab had revoked/withdrawn the general consent to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).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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Actor-Politician Tapas Paul passes away

Former Trinamool Congress MP and Bengali actor Tapas Paul recently died of cardiac arrest at the age of 61. He was a Member of Parliament from Krishnanagar for two terms and elected MLA from Alipore. The debut film of Paul is ‘Dadar Kirti’, which was released in 1980. He was also awarded the Filmfare Award ..

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