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Tag: P Chidambaram

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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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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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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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Chidambaram's CBI Custody Extended Till Sep 2

New Delhi: A court here on Friday extended, till Monday, former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram’s CBI custody in the INX media case. Additional Solicitor General K.M. Natrajan, appearing for the Central Bureau of Investigation, sought five more days custody of Chidambaram, whose present remand ended on Friday, saying that extensive interrogation of the accused was […]

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INX Media Case: P Chidambaram In SC Offers To Remain In CBI Custody Till Sept 2

New Delhi: In an unprecedented plea, former finance minister P Chidambaram Thursday offered in the Supreme Court to remain in CBI’s custody till September 2 in the INX Media corruption case. Chidambaram, who was arrested on August 21, is in the CBI custody till Friday and will be produced before the concerned trial court tomorrow […]

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It's good news that P Chidambaram has been arrested, says Indrani Mukerjea

Mumbai: Jailed media baron Indrani Mukerjea, the prime accused in the killing of her daughter, on Thursday termed the arrest of former Union finance minister P Chidambaram in the INX media money laundering case as “good news”. Chidambaram was arrested on August 21 by the CBI in the INX Media corruption and money laundering case. […]

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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 Seeks Transcript Of His Interrogation By ED In INX Media Money Laundering Case

New Delhi: Senior Congress leader and former finance minister P Chidambaram sought in the Supreme Court on Tuesday that the Enforcement Directorate be asked to produce the transcripts of his interrogation it had conducted on three dates in the INX Media money laundering case. Senior advocate Kapil Sibal, appearing for Chidambaram, told a bench of […]

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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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Chidambarams Changed Holding Pattern Of Shell Firms: ED

New Delhi: While the Enforcement Directorate (ED) is all set to present its case in the Supreme Court against P. Chidambaram in the INX Media case, an agency source indicated that the former Finance Minister and his son Karti changed the share holding pattern of shell companies. The source privy of the probe told IANS: […]

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CBI Asks 5 Nations For Details Of Chidambarams' Companies

New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has asked five countries to identify companies and bank accounts owned by former Union Minister P. Chidambaram and his son Karti Chidambaram, an official said on Friday. A senior CBI source related to the probe told IANS that “letters rogatory have been sent to five countries – […]

SC Gives Chidambaram Interim Protection In INX Case

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday granted interim protection from arrest, till August 26, to former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram in the INX Media money laundering case being probed by the Enforcement Directorate (ED). “We are inclined to continue his interim protection in the Enforcement Directorate. He had interim protection from arrest before as […]

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This Is How Chidambaram Defended Himself In CBI Court

Delhi: In an unusual move, former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram himself spoke in the CBI court and defended himself in the INX Media case. A seasoned lawyer himself, Chidambaram said no question by the investigating agency was left unanswered by him. He stated that no question was posed to him on the supposed illegal payment […]

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Chidambaram Sent To CBI Custody Till August 26

New Delhi: A special CBI court on Thursday sent former Union Minister P. Chidambaram, who was arrested on Wednesday evening in the INX Media case, to CBI’s custody till August 26. Special Judge Ajay Kumar Kuhar announced the order after reserving it for some time following the hearing where Solicitor General Tushar Mehta appeared for […]

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P Chidambaram Asked Us To Help Karti's Business, Make Overseas Payments: Indrani

New Delhi: Former finance minister P Chidambaram asked for “helping” his son Karti’s business and make overseas remittances in lieu of granting FIPB approval to INX Media, Indrani Mukerjea had told investigators probing the money laundering and corruption case related to the media firm. Mukerjea recorded her statement under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act […]

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PM Modi's poll pitch of locking up corrupt gets going

New Delhi: “In the last five years, I have brought them to jail doors, give me another five, they will be inside,” Prime Minister Narendra Modi had said in April at an election rally in Gujarat’s Junagarh. Well within the first 100 days of Modi government’s second term, the probe agencies are working overtime to […]

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CBI arrests Chidambaram from his residence in INX media case

New Delhi: Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram was arrested by the CBI Wednesday night from his residence in connection with INX media corruption case after dramatic developments with the agency sleuths scaling walls to gain access to the bungalow in the high-end Jor Bagh locality. “Mr P Chidambaram has been arrested in connection with INX […]

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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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ED Issues Lookout Circular Against Chidambaram

New Delhi: Former Union Minister P. Chidambaram cannot leave the country. All airports, immigration desks have been put on high alert. The development came as a Supreme Court bench headed by Justice N. V. Ramana on Wednesday refused to grant interim relief from arrest to the former Finance Minister and referred the matter to Chief […]

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Chidambaram's Legal Team Writes To CBI, Asks Not To Take Any Coercive Action Till SC Hearing

New Delhi: The legal team of P Chidambaram has asked the CBI not to take any coercive action against the former Union finance minister as his petition is to be heard in the Supreme Court Wednesday morning. Hours after the Delhi High Court refused to grant any protection from arrest to Chidambaram in the INX […]

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Chidambaram missing, CBI pastes notice on his gate

New Delhi: With senior Congress leader and former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram continuing to remain missing after the Delhi High Court refused to grant him protection from arrest in the INX Media case, the CBI late on Tuesday night pasted a notice on his gate asking him to appear before the investigation officer “within two […]

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Court allows Indrani Mukerjea to turn approver

New Delhi: A special CBI Court on Thursday allowed former INX Media Director Indrani Mukerjea to turn approver in the INX media case involving former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram and his son and MP Karti Chidambaram. CBI Judge Arun Bhardwaj allowed the application filed by Mukerjea to turn approver. The court also allowed the pardon […]

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Heads expected to roll in Congress after election rout

New Delhi: Heads are expected to roll in the Congress following the party’s dismal performance in the just-concluded Lok Sabha elections where it won just 52 seats, just 8 more than what it managed in 2014. A party source told IANS: “Many General Secretaries and state unit chiefs could face the heat as the party […]

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Aircel-Maxis: Chidambaram's interim protection extended 13 times

New Delhi: A special court has extended 13 times the interim protection from arrest it granted to former Union Minister P. Chidambaram and 14 times to his son Karti Chidambaram in the Aircel-Maxis deal case, due to consecutive adjournments lasting over a year. The father-son duo has been enjoying interim protection from arrest by the […]

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Congress fields Karti from TN, changes Maha candidate

New Delhi: The Congress on Sunday released its ninth list of 10 candidates for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, including Karti Chidambaram, son of former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram, from Sivaganga constituency in Tamil Nadu. It also changed a candidate in Maharashtra about whom local workers had reportedly complained to state unit President Ashok Chavan […]

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Rafale deal unravelling faster than govt thought: Cong

New Delhi:The Congress on Monday said the Rafale deal is “unravelling” faster than the government thought, with issues such as “parallel negotiations” by the PMO and changes in the standard defence procurement procedure coming to the fore. The opposition party’s attack on the government came after a report in The Hindu newspaper claimed that the […]

INX media case: Karti Chidambaram appears before ED for questioning

New Delhi: Karti Chidambaram, the son of former Finance Minister and Congress leader P. Chidambaram, on Thursday appeared before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for questioning in connection with its probe into the INX media case. Karti, arrived at the ED’s Jamnagar office in central Delhi at 11.05 a.m. He will be questioned under the Prevention […]

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INX Media case: ED to quiz Karti Chidambaram on Thursday

New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) will question Karti Chidambaram, son of former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram, in INX Media money laundering case on Thursday, an official said. Karti has been questioned on several occasions in the case being probed by the ED as well as the Central Bureau of Investigation. Both the agencies are […]

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Chidambaram hits out at CBI

New Delhi: Citing Union Minister Arun Jaitley’s criticism, senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram on Sunday hit out at the CBI for its “indiscriminate targeting” of “distinguished” IAS officers and others in cases involving “small sums of money” and said the government was in “deep slumber” when it was being done. “CBI has received the ultimate […]

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Is Sitharaman giving Pakistan clean chit on Uri, Pathankot attacks, asks Chidambaram

New Delhi: Attacking Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman for claiming that no major terror attack took place since the BJP came to power at the Centre in 2014, senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram on Monday questioned her if she was giving a clean chit to Pakistan in the 2016 Pathankot and Uri attacks. In a series […]

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MGNREGA in doldrums due to BJP govt's neglect: Chidambaram

New Delhi: Accusing the BJP-led government of neglecting the MGNREGA, senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Monday said in times of “rural distress”, the one thing that staved off hunger was the employment programme and now that too was in the “doldrums”. The former finance minister claimed that the states had exhausted the money allotted […]

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Chidambaram wants to know why GST goals are changing

New Delhi: Former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram on Wednesday raised questions about what caused the change in the “declared goals” of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime, why it was being changed. “Until yesterday a single standard rate of GST was a stupid idea. Since yesterday, it is the declared goal of the government! […]

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Chidambaram calls BJP's 8 tax rates under GST 'stupid'

New Delhi: Senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram on Friday termed the BJP government’s eight tax rates under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime “stupid idea” saying “filing GST returns has been a nightmare”. “The stupid idea was the BJP’s idea of having eight rates when GST was first implemented in July 2017,” the former […]

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New governor will diminish RBI, play to government's tunes: Congress

New Delhi: Attacking the government for appointing Shaktikanta Das as RBI Governor, the Congress on Wednesday alleged that he would play to the tunes of the government and that choosing a bureaucrat who defended demonetisation, instead of an eminent economist, will diminish the institution. Former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram said Das was the second person […]

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Glad key people shedding fear, breaking silence on govt decisions: Chidambaram

New Delhi: Congress leader P Chidambaram on Saturday said it was heartening that persons who were in key posts in the government were “shedding their fear and breaking silence” on important policies and decisions. His reaction came a day after Lieutenant General (Retd) D S Hooda, who was the Northern Army commander when the surgical […]

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BJP failed to deliver double-digit growth: Chidambaram

Jaipur: The Narendra Modi-led central government has failed to deliver on its promise of a double-digit growth in the last four years and it will not manage it even in the remaining six months of its term, Former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram said on Saturday. “This government promised a double-digit growth rate. They have not […]

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RBI's credibility, reputation could be irretrievably damaged: Chidambaram

Kolkata: Coming down heavily on the Narendra Modi government for making efforts to “capture” the RBI, Congress leader and former Union finance minister P Chidambaram on Thursday said the chain of events could “irretrievably damage” the credibility and reputation of the apex bank. Chidambaram alleged the Modi government demanded Rs 1 lakh crore from the […]

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