Supreme Court order on whistleblowers’ identity raises possibility of inter-agency or intra-CBI tussle

Supreme Court directive asking for the identity of “whistleblowers” who provided CBI chief Ranjit Sinha’s visitors’ log to lawyer Prashant Bhushan raises the possibility of an inter-agency or an intra-CBI fight and has implications for whistleblowing. Prime facie, Monday’s proceedings in the apex court appeared to have gone in favour of the CBI chief. The court will continue hearing the case on September 22.


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