02 December, 2020

A New-Found Agency?

Is the CBI really targeting UPA ministers without fear or favour, or is there a twist to its recent fervour?

A New-Found Agency?
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Why The Caged Parrot Is Singing

There is a lot of buzz on why the CBI has been ‘caught’ biting

  • New director Ranjit Sinha is an honourable and upright man who thinks, after the CAG, it is CBI’s turn
  • As per new rules, the CBI chief has a fixed tenure; he has nothing to lose by rocking the boat
  • With UPA government’s days numbered, there is no harm in aggressive posturing ahead of polls
  • Different groups in Congress are targeting or backing Ashwani Kumar and Pawan Bansal
  • Going after Bansal following Ashwani Kumar episode could be CBI insurance against blowback
  • Any of the 12 companies being investigated by CBI may be trying to scupper the probe
  • CBI chief, with his perceived lack of political clout, caught in organisation’s internal dynamics

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