CJI: Why CBI does a good job when politics not involved?
New Delhi: Observing that the possibility of the CBI being used as a 'political instrument' remains ever present, Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi posed a question on Tuesday: 'Why is that whenever there is no political overtone to a case, the agency does a good job?'
Justice Gogoi said that efforts should be made to 'delink crucial aspects' of the CBI from the overall administrative control of the government.
Delivering the 18th annual D.P. Kohli mem-orial lecture, organised by the agency after a hiatus of two years, Justice Gogoi said, 'The CBI should be giv-en statutory status thr-ough legislation equivalent to that provided to the Comptroller and Auditor General...