Senior Congress leader and former Finance Minister P Chidambaram was arrested by the CBI Wednesday night from his residence in connection with INX media corruption case.
As many as twenty-five members of the CBI, Enforce Directorate (ED) and the Delhi Police were present inside the Congress leader’s Jor Bagh residence. Chidambaram was taken to the CBI HQ where his medical examination was conducted as per law.
Chidambaram, who spent the night at the CBI headquarters in New Delhi, will be produced before the court soon.
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04:35 PM | Chidambaram’s interim protection extended till Sept 3
P Chidambaram’s interim protection from arrest by CBI and ED extended till September 3
2:00 PM | Solicitor General raises objection over interim protection to P Chidambaram
The Solicitor General has raised a strong objection over interim protection in so far as ED case is concerned. Solicitor General says the Enforcement Directorate has collected evidence to show money has been transferred to shell companies and also properties are there in the name of shell companies and so custodial interrogation is necessary for unravelling the truth.
1:25 PM | Both CBI and ED cases to be heard on Monday, August 26
1:00 PM | SC grants interim protection to P Chidambaram till August 26
SC grants interim protection to P Chidambaram till August 26 in connection with INX media case probed by ED
6:45 PM | CBI Court sends P Chidambaram to CBI custody till August 26
6:05 PM | Supreme Court to hear P Chidambaram’s petition against the ED on August 27
Petition against the CBI to be heard tomorrow, reported news agency ANI.
05:40 PM | CBI’s special court to pronounce order on P Chidambaram shortly
03:20 PM | P Chidambaram produced in the CBI Special Court
Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram has reached the special CBI court, hearing has began in connection with INX media corruption case.
12:05 PM | Chidamabaram likely to be produced in special CBI court between 2-4 PM
P Chidamabaram is likely to be produced in CBI court anytime between 2 and 4 pm.
11:35 AM | Protest by Chennai district unit of Tamil Nadu Congress begins outside party office
Protest by Chennai district unit of Tamil Nadu Congress has begun outside Congress office. There are 15 youth and Congress leaders.
11:15 AM | “deeply distressing” says Salman Khurshid on P Chidambaram’s arrest in INX Media case
Senior Congress leader Salman Khurshid on Thursday said that former finance minister P Chidambaram’s arrest in INX Media case is “deeply distressing” adding that “we are very confident there is no case against him.” “It’s deeply distressing that all that happened (arrest). The matter is listed for hearing on Friday. They could have waited until then to see what the Supreme Court wants to do. We are very confident that there is no case against Chidambaram,” said Khurshid.
10:40 AM | Shashi Tharoor backs P Chidambaram
A day after probe agencies summoned Union Minister P Chidambaram in an alleged money laundering case involving INX Media, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor came out in his support with a tweet claiming that justice will prevail in the end.
09:30 AM | Second round of P Chidambaram’s interrogation underway
The second round of interrogation of Congress leader P Chidambaram by the CBI has is currently underway, CNN-News18 reported. The former finance minister and his son, Karti Chidambaram, who is also involved in the INX Media corruption case.