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Disproportionate Logic

The court of the land gifts Mayawati some unexpected breathing room

Disproportionate Logic Nirala Tripathi

The Supreme Court last week quashed the CBI’s first information report (FIR) against former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Mayawati in the disproportionate assets case against her on technical grounds, even pulling up the investigating agency for initiating such a probe without specific directions from the court. Really?

Way back on September 19, 2003, the Supreme Court ordered the CBI to investigate the Taj corridor scam. At the same time, the court further directed, inter alia:

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