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Can`t give CBI autonomy, Centre tells Supreme Court

In an important development, the Central government on Wednesday opposed providing autonomy to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).

BJP hits back saying Centre must stop interfering in CBI`s functioning

Despite a word of caution from the Prime Minister and the Finance Minister to the CBI asking it to draw a line between policing and policy making, the main opposition party, BJP, is not impressed.

Job of CBI is policing, not questioning Centre`s policies: Chidambaram

A day after Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh said that his government will protect the future of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and its legality, Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Tuesday reiterated that the central probe agency is not a caged parrot.

CBI rebuts govt`s proposals on its autonomy in Supreme Court

CBI has given a point-by-point rebuttal of the Centre`s proposals on its autonomy before the Supreme Court.

Govt will soon move bill on CBI autonomy: Sibal

In the light of the Supreme Court leaving it to Parliament to debate changes in the law governing the CBI to make the agency autonomous, government today said it will soon move a bill in this regard.

Law on CBI autonomy needs to be amended: SC

The Supreme Court on Wednesday said that the law on CBI`s autonomy will have to be amended.

Coalgate: SC pulls up govt for failure to respond

The Supreme Court on Wednesday pulled up the government for not responding "comprehensively" on alleged coal block allocation irregularities and has asked it to file records of all 36 steering committee meetings.

EGoM report on CBI unacceptable: Rudy

BJP on Monday said the EGoM`s submission to the Supreme Court on CBI autonomy was not acceptable to it.

Cabinet decision on CBI autonomy fails to impress BJP

The Union Cabinet`s decision to set up a collegium for choosing the CBI Director has not impress BJP which alleged the government is not serious about granting autonomy to the probe agency.

Suggestions on CBI autonomy by July 3: Chidambaram

The government will submit its proposals to make the CBI more autonomous to the Supreme Court before July 3, Finance Minister P Chidambaram said.

Cabinet clears GoM recommendations on CBI autonomy

The Union Cabinet on Thursday cleared suggestions by the Group of Ministers to bring autonomy in the working of CBI.

Minor changes in DPSE Act, no new bill likely on CBI autonomy

Government may not push ahead with a bill on CBI but do some tweaking of the provision in the law relating to the agency.

Vahanvati briefs GoM on CBI autonomy

The Group of Ministers on the empowerment of CBI were on Friday briefed by Attorney General Goolam E Vahanvati on the Supreme Court order asking the government to suggest ways for empowering the agency.

Can’t direct GoM on CBI autonomy: SC

The Supreme Court today refused to interfere in the functioning of the GoM examining the issue of CBI`s autonomy and turned down the plea of the agency`s officers for a direction to it to consider parliamentary panel reports on CBI before making its recommendation.

GoM on CBI autonomy is an eyewash: BJP

The BJP on Wednesday termed as "an eyewash" the decision of the central government to form a Group of Ministers (GoM) to look into the issue of autonomy of the Central Bureau of Investigation.