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Supreme Court order on CBI is an attempt at a balancing act. It wants CVC to conduct a fair probe on CBI’s top two. We presume SC believes CVC has more integrity than Director-CBI, though the court now has a decisive role in appointing both. We suspect it’s being optimistic.
Defence Ministry spokesperson must be sacked
That the official Twitter handle of the Defence spokesperson could air such petty criticism of the armed forces’ officers, and that too in response to a widely-respected former chief and war hero, shows criminal loss of control in the Ministry of Defence. Heads must roll.
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