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Looking Ahead 2022: SC on Special Investigative Bodies

In 2022, the Supreme Court will engage with three important cases that deal with the independence of special investigative bodies. 

29th Dec 2021

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Dr. Jaya Thakur v Union of India

The Supreme Court will decide whether the Central Vigilance Commission (Amendment) Ordinance, 2021 and the Delhi Special Police Establishment (Amendment) Ordinance, 2021, which allow the Union to extend the tenure of the CBI and ED directors, are unconstitutional. The independence of these investigative bodies hangs in the balance of this case.

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Bench:N.V. Ramana CJI, Krishna Murari J, Hima Kohli J

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CBI Dispute

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Alok Verma v Union of India; Common Cause v Union of India

The Supreme Court quashed orders issued by the Central Government divesting the CBI Director, Mr. Alok Verma, of his responsibilities.

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Last Updated: 20210709

Bench:S.K. Kaul J, K.M. Joseph J

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