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PC will head govt panel on CBI autonomy

HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times  New Delhi, May 15, 2013
First Published: 00:22 IST(15/5/2013) | Last Updated: 00:23 IST(15/5/2013)

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.

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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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