PC will head govt panel on CBI autonomy

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
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  • Updated: May 15, 2013 00:23 IST

Pushed to the corner by the Supreme Court for keeping CBI like a "caged parrot", the UPA government on Tuesday constituted a Group of Ministers (GoM) to suggest an appropriate law to provide "independence and functional autonomy" to the premiere investigative agency.

The five minister's panel is headed by finance minister P Chidambaram and will prepare, within three weeks, the draft law and the draft affidavit to be filed in the Supreme Court.

 

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