Author Archives: Kartikeya Tanna

Kartikeya is a lawyer qualified and practising in India and the State of New York. He writes commentary on current affairs, particularly on developments in the legal field.

Anil Sinha is CBI Director – Story so far

Anil Kumar Sinha’s appointment follows a highly controversial two year tenure of his predecessor Ranjit Sinha who made it to the news for mostly the wrong reasons.

It doesn’t require digging too deep into the archives to recollect how, during Ranjit Sinha’s tenure, the CBI floated all kinds of theories in the Ishrat Jahan case which proved a damp squib when it came to a follow up and how CBI’s decisions of closure or non-closure swung rather coincidentally with the behaviour of the ruling party’s allies.