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SC Grants Bail To Chidambaram In INX Media Money-Laundering Case

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday granted bail to Congress leader P Chidambaram in a money laundering case related to INX Media and directed that he could not leave the country without its prior permission nor speak to the media. Chidambaram, who has been in custody for 105 days, should neither try to influence […]

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Chidambaram's judicial custody extended till Oct 17, moves SC for bail

New Delhi: A Delhi court on Thursday extended till October 17 the judicial custody of P Chidambaram giving no respite to the former finance minister who has been in CBI’s custody and in jail for six weeks in the INX Media corruption case even as he moved the Supreme Court for bail. But in some […]

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Odia IAS officer to be prosecuted in INX Media case

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: An Odia IAS officer, Anup K Pujari, will be prosecuted in connection with the FIPB clearance granted to INX Media. Pujari was the secretary of the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) between 2006 and 2010. The central government has issued a sanction to the CBI to prosecute Pujari, former NITI […]

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INX Media Case: Chidambaram tells HC Offences Alleged Against Him Are Not Grave

New Delhi: Former finance minister P Chidambaram, arrested in the INX Media corruption case, told the Delhi High Court Wednesday that the offences of cheating and criminal conspiracy alleged against him are not grave in nature and he should be released on bail. His counsel submitted in the court that the offences for which Chidambaram […]

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Azad, Patel, Karti Meet Chidambaram In Tihar

New Delhi: Senior Congress leaders Ghulam Nabi Azad and Ahmed Patel went to meet former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram, who is currently lodged in the Tihar Jail here for his involvement in the INX Media case, sources said. “Three people had come to meet (P. Chidambaram). It was part of a regular meeting,” Tihar Jail […]

Mend Your Ways Or Meet Same Fate As Chidambaram: BJP MLA Warns Mamata

Ballia: An Uttar Pradesh BJP MLA has warned West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to mend her ways or get ready to meet the same fate as former finance minister P Chidambaram who is currently lodged in jail. The MLA from Bairia Assembly constituency Surendra Singh said the Trinamool Congress supremo should “become the Prime […]

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Same food for everyone: HC refuses home meals for Chidambaram

New Delhi: Same food is available for everyone, said the Delhi High Court on Thursday while hearing the regular bail plea filed by former finance minister P. Chidambaram, who is currently in Tihar Jail in INX Media corruption case. “Same food is available for everyone,” said Justice Suresh Kumar Kait after Chidambaram’s counsel Kapil Sibal […]

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Chidambaram Moves Delhi High Court For Bail

New Delhi: Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram, who has been arrested in INX media case, has moved High Court on Wednesday to seek bail. Chidambaram also challenged the CBI court order of 14 days judicial custody in the INX media case being investigated by Centre Bureau of Investigation (CBI). Chidambaram, who is currently in judicial […]

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Don't want any officials arrested: Chidambaram in jail

New Delhi: Former Union Finance Minister and senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram, who is currently in judicial custody in the INX Media case, on Monday said he did not want any “officials involved” in the case to be arrested as they had done “no wrong”. “I have requested my family to tweet on my behalf […]

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Chidambaram answered 400 questions in CBI custody

New Delhi: Senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram, who was arrested by the CBI on August 21 and was in the agency’s custody for several days, was confronted by four to five persons and answered more than 400 questions related to the INX Media case and the FIPB approvals given during his term as the Union […]

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PC to eat 'dal-roti' in plastic utensils in Tihar, spend b'day locked up

New Delhi: Former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram was on Thursday lodged in the capital’s Tihar Jail where he will not find it easy to adjust to the stifling barracks which will be a far cry from his days in North Block. Chidambaram’s son Karti Chidambaram was also lodged in the same jail earlier. Earlier on […]

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SG's team gave tough fight to Chidambaram's lawyers in SC

New Delhi: Solicitor General Tushar Mehta’s legal team gave a tough fight to a battery of senior lawyers engaged by former Finance Minister and senior advocate P. Chidambaram to defend him in cases registered by CBI and ED in the INX Media scam. The team of the country’s second-highest law officer fought tooth and nail […]

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INX-Media: Court Sends Chidambaram To Tihar Jail

New Delhi: A Delhi court Thursday sent former finance minister P Chidambaram to Tihar jail in the INX Media corruption case. Special Judge Ajay Kumar Kuhar sent Chidambaram to 14-day judicial custody till September 19. The court allowed him to carry his medicines to jail. Considering that he has Z-security, the court directed Chidambaram be […]

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Aircel Maxis Case: Chidambaram, Karti get anticipatory bail

New Delhi: A Delhi court on Thursday granted anticipatory bail to former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram and his son Karti Chidambaram in both the ED and the CBI matters relating to the Aircel Maxis case. District and Sessions Judge O.P. Saini, while granting the relief to the father-son duo, directed the applicants to furnish a […]

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SC extends Chidambaram's CBI custody till September 5

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram will remain in the Central Bureau of Investigation’s (CBI) custody till September 5 despite the investigating agency informing the court that it does not want to question him further. Senior Advocates Kapil Sibal and Abhishek Manu Singhvi, appearing for Chidambaram, assured […]

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INX Media case: Chidambaram sent to CBI custody for 1 day, court to hear interim bail plea Tuesday

New Delhi: A Delhi Court Monday extended the CBI custody of former finance minister P Chidambaram by one day in the INX Media corruption case. Special Judge Ajay Kumar Kuhar will also hear at 3:30 PM on Tuesday the interim bail plea of Chidambaram, who was produced before the court on the expiry of his […]

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Chidambaram not to go to Tihar till SC hears plea

New Delhi: Former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram on Monday got some partial relief from the Supreme Court which ordered he remain in CBI custody in the INX Media case and not be sent to the Tihar Jail until the court hears his plea. Senior advocate Kapil Sibal, appearing for Chidambaram, told a bench headed by […]

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Specific Inputs On Chidambaram's Foreign Properties: ED

New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that specific information had been received from foreign banks which include inputs on former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram’s properties abroad. These included house numbers and companies which owned them. Solicitor General Tushar Mehta submitted before a bench headed by Justice R. Banumathi: “As a […]

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Chidambaram in SC denies ED's allegations, says every asset disclosed by him

New Delhi: Former finance minister P Chidambaram Tuesday strongly refuted in the Supreme Court the ED allegations that he has valuable properties and accounts in 12 foreign countries and said each and every asset has been disclosed by him. Chidambaram, arrested on August 21 in the INX Media case lodged by the CBI, said in […]

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SC Protection To Chidambaram From ED Arrest Till Wednesday

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday extended, by one more day, its protection to former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram from arrest by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in INX Media case. Extending the protection to the Congress leader, now in Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) custody in the case after his arrest last week, the […]

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Chidambaram's CBI remand extended till Aug 30

New Delhi: A CBI court on Monday extended the CBI remand of former Finance Minister and Congress leader P. Chidambaram in the INX media case till August 30. Special CBI judge Ajay Kumar Kuhar, whose court at the Rouse Avenue court complex here deals with criminal cases pertaining to MPs and MLAs, announced his order […]

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SC Calls Chidambaram's Bail Petition 'Infructuous'

New Delhi: Former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram on Monday suffered a setback when the Supreme Court rejected his petition challenging the Delhi High Court’s order dismissing his anticipatory bail in a CBI case, saying it has become “infructuous”. The apex court granted the Congress leader liberty to file fresh regular bail in the Central Bureau […]

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Never met Indrani: Karti contradicts ED claims

New Delhi: Rubbishing claims of Enforcement Directorate (ED), Karti Chidambaram, who is also an accused in INX Media case along with his father P. Chidambaram, said he never met Peter or Indrani Mukherjea. Speaking to media at Jantar Mantar, Karti said, “I have never met Indrani Mukherjea. I have never met Peter mukherjea”. However, he […]

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20 Questions CBI posed to Chidambaram

New Delhi: After a dramatic sequence of events through the evening that catapulted into the arrest of former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram by the CBI, the senior Congress leader spent an almost sleepless night at the agency headquarters as he was quizzed on Thursday about his involvement in the money laundering and corruption related to […]

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Chidambaram, arrested in INX media case, spends a quiet night at CBI headquarters

New Delhi: Former Union finance minister P Chidambaram spent a quiet night in the CBI guest house on the ground floor of the agency headquarters after his dramatic arrest from his posh residence in the INX media corruption case, officials said on Thursday. Chidambaram, 73, was kept in the suite 5 of the guest house, […]

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Not hiding from law, says Chidambaram at Congress HQ

New Delhi: Senior Congress leader and former Finance Minister P Chidambaram, who has been eluding the CBI and ED, on Wednesday evening dramatically surfaced at the Congress headquarters. He appeared at the party headquarters, hours after his petition challenging the Delhi High Court rejection of anticipatory bail was not listed in the Supreme Court. In […]

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SC refuses urgent listing of Chidambaram's petition seeking protection from arrest in INX Media case

New Delhi: Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram, who is facing threat of arrest, failed twice Wednesday to get immediate relief from the Supreme Court which refused to grant him urgent hearing on his plea seeking protection from arrest in the INX media scam cases. Chidambaram, who was home minister and finance minister in the UPA […]

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Chidambaram faces arrest; CBI, ED teams come knocking at his door

New Delhi: A team of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and Enforcement Directorate (ED) officials on Tuesday arrived at the residence of former Finance Minister and senior Congress leader P. Chidamabaram here after his anticipatory bail plea was rejected by the Delhi High Court. The CBI and ED teams came to the former Finance Minister’s […]

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Chidambaram kingpin of INX media FIPB approval case: HC

New Delhi: While denying anticipatory bail to P. Chidambaram, the Delhi High Court on Tuesday observed the former Finance Minister was the “key conspirator” in the INX media case. “Facts of the case prima facie reveal that the petitioner is the kingpin, the key conspirator in this case,” it said. “The facts persuade me to […]

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Chidambaram hails Modi's vision

New Delhi: Senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram on Friday hailed Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision over population explosion, eliminating single use plastic and respecting wealth creators. “All of us must welcome three announcements made by the Prime Minister on I-Day. Small family is a patriotic duty, respect wealth creators and shun single-use plastic,” he said […]

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Chidambaram only a "burden on earth," says TN CM

Salem(TN): Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami on Tuesday launched a blistering attack on P Chidambaram, saying the veteran Congress leader was “only a burden on earth.” The chief minister was responding to criticism of his party by Chidambaram, who had reportedly said if the Centre decided to make Tamil Nadu a union territory like […]

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Every Computer Is Now Under Government Watch; MHA Issues Notice

New Delhi: The Ministry of Home Affairs has released an order authorising security and intelligence agencies for purposes of interception, monitoring and decryption of any information generated, transmitted, received or stored in any computer resource under the Information Technology Act. “Not just calls or emails, but any data found on a computer can be intercepted. […]

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Bring petrol, diesel under GST immediately: Chidambaram to Centre

New Delhi: As petrol and diesel prices hit new highs on Monday, former Union Finance Minister P. Chidambaram said the Centre and states must act together to bring petrol and diesel under GST immediately. “Relentless rise in prices of petrol and diesel is not inevitable. Because the price is built up by excessive taxes on […]

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CBI files charge sheet against P Chidambaram, son in Aircel Maxis deal case

New Delhi: The CBI(Central Bureau of Investigation) today filed a supplementary charge sheet against former finance minister P Chidambaram and his son Karti, naming them accused in the Aircel Maxis deal case. The charge sheet was filed before special CBI judge O P Saini who has fixed July 31 for considering the document. The senior […]

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Chidambaram lauds Yashwant Sinha for talking 'truth to power'

New Delhi: Congress leader P Chidambaram today lauded BJP’s Yashwant Sinha for talking “truth to the power” in an article on the economy and asked the “clueless” Centre how long it would hide behind Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s rhetoric and party slogans. Sinha had written what the Congress had been saying for the past 18 months […]

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Bad loans biggest challenge facing public sector banks: FM

Concerned over rising non- performing assets, Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Wednesday asked public sector banks to focus on recovery of bad loans, which happen to be high among large corporate accounts

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