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State of Chattisgarh files suit in SC against NIA Act

State of Chattisgarh files suit in SC against NIA Act

The Chhattisgarh government is the first state government to challenge the Act. The state of Chhattisgarh has filed a suit against the Central government in the Supreme Court, challenging the constitutional validity of the National Investigation Act, 2008. CHALLENGING GROUNDS: Chhattisgarh has argued that the NIA Act is beyond “legislative competence of the Parliament” and…