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Supreme Court grants Virbhadra Singh a month to reply on CBI plea

The Supreme Court on Monday granted four weeks time to former Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh for filing a reply on the Central Bureau of Investigation`s (CBI) plea seeking clarification to the nature of sanction needed from a state government for conducting any inquiry or investigation into an offence in the state.

Supreme Court grants Virbhadra Singh a month to reply on CBI plea
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NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Monday granted four weeks time to former Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh for filing a reply on the Central Bureau of Investigation`s (CBI) plea seeking clarification to the nature of sanction needed from a state government for conducting any inquiry or investigation into an offence in the state.

In a January 4 hearing, the top court issued a notice to Singh and sought reply on CBI`s plea in four weeks.

A two-judge bench, comprising justices R.K. Agarwal and Justice Abhay Manohar Sapre, is presiding over the case.