Central Bureau of Investigation Current Affairs, GK & News

Multi-Disciplinary Monitoring Agency (MDMA)

The Indian Government recently disbanded the Multi-Disciplinary Monitoring Agency (MDMA) that was set up to investigate the assassination of the former Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi. Key facts Multi-Disciplinary Monitoring Agency (MDMA) was set up in 1998 for two years based on the recommendations of the MC Jain Commission. The MC Jain Commission came across ..

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Operation Megh Chakra

The CBI launched the Operation Megh Chakra to combat the spread of Child Sexual Abuse Materials online. Key facts The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) launched Operation Megh Chakra on September 24, 2022 to conduct searches at 56 locations across India as part of a nationwide drive against the circulation and sharing of child sexual ..

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NSE Co-Location Case- Explained

The NSE co-location scam involves market manipulation at India’s largest stock exchange, the National Stock Exchange of India. Certain people got market information ahead of the rest of the market, allowing them to earn huge profits, thus violating the NSE’s demutualization exchange governance and transparency-based system. Overview: Insiders’ alleged collaboration in rigging NSE’s Algo-trading and ..

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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Punjab had revoked/withdrawn the general consent to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).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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