In a landmark judgment, a five-judge Constitution bench not only affirmed equality before law principle for accused government officers of all ranks, but also held that the new law would apply retrospectively
Yesterday, Congress ruled Jharkhand became the fifth state to withdraw the ‘general consent’ to the CBI. Jharkhand followed two other states i.e. Kerala and Maharashtra which recently took the decision of not allowing the investigation agency to probe cases in their respective states.
After Maharashtra withdrew the general consent to the CBI to probe cases in the state on October 21, the Kerala Government has followed the suit and has become yet another state to withdraw the general consent to the probe agency.