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Jharkhand empowered ACB to arrest Ministers & civil servants in bribery cases without permission

The government also decided to provide tab to all girl students of 8th standards of state-run Kasturba Gandhi schools.

Aug 5, 2015 11:11 IST
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Jharkhand Government on 4 August 2015 empowered Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) to arrest Minister, MLA and senior civil servants without taking permission from the concerned authorities in cases of being caught on taking bribes.

The decision to change the rule of ACB was taken during the state’s cabinet meet chaired by Chief Minister Raghubar Das. With this, the earlier known Vigilance Bureau has been given new name and greater power.

Besides, the Cabinet also decided to provide tab to all girl students of 8th standards of state- run Kasturba Gandhi schools. There are about eight thousands students in class eight of total 203 Kasturba Gandhi Schools in Jharkhand.

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