The state government questioned the independence of the CBI, contending agency was acting at the behest of the centre and was targeting leaders and workers of the ruling TMC. The State of West Bengal had moved the Apex Court against the order passed by the Calcutta High Court on August 19, 2021.
The Supreme Court today has refused to issue any interim order in the original suit filed by the State of West Bengal against Union of India raising the issue of continuous registration of FIRs by the CBI in the state despite the fact that the State Government has withdrawn the permission 3 years back in this regard.
Justice DK Basu former Calcutta High Court Judge has left for his heavenly abode. He was the famous petitioner in the landmark case titled as DK Basu Vs State of West Bengal in which the Apex Court had laid down guidelines that should be followed while making arrest.
New Delhi (ILNS): Maharashtra has become the third state after Rajasthan and West Bengal to withdraw permission and disallowing the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to operate within its boundaries.
New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has allowed the Delhi Police to investigate and conduct an inquiry against foreign nationals, members of the Tablighi Jamaat, following the notices issued under Section 41A of the Code of Criminal Procedure.
Bombay High Court Chief Justice Dipankar Datta & Justice Anuja Prabhudessai observed that the West Bengal government, at one point of time, had even refused to allow labourers from other parts of the country to return to their homes in West Bengal.