The jurisdiction of the Central Bureau of Investigation(CBI) regarding lodging an FIR and conducting probes within a particular state is being questioned by various States. However, the power of States to withhold consent to the CBI is not absolute. Explain with special reference to the federal character of India. (250 words) [2021]

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is a national level investigative agency in India that is responsible for investigating cases of corruption, economic crimes, and…