After arrest, Chidambaram spends night at CBI headquarters

At 10 pm, the 73-year-old was brought to the CBI headquarters and he reportedly spent the night in suite 5 on the ground floor of the agency’s headquarters. It is the norm for the CBI to keep high security arrested accused in the guest house to ensure proper security and monitoring. A media report said that he remained silent for most of is stay at the guest house. Continue Reading

Chidambaram arrested by CBI in INX media case

After a day-long drama, the CBI yesterday night arrested former Finance Minister P Chidambaram at his residence in the INX media scam. The CBI officials scaled up the walls of Chidambaram’s Jor Bagh residence to gain entry. Continue Reading

Chidambaram being shamefully hunted down: Priyanka

A day after the Delhi High Court refused to grant P Chidambaram any protection from arrest in the INX media case, Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra today slammed the BJP government over the action of probe agencies against him. Continue Reading

Chidambaram’s legal team asks CBI not to take any coercive action till SC hearing

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. Continue Reading

INX Media case: CBI issues notice to Chidambaram

Hours after the Delhi High Court refused former Union finance minister P Chidambaram to grant any protection from arrest in the INX Media case, the CBI issued a notice to him asking him to appear before the investigation officer “within two hours” yesterday, after failing to find him at his residence. Continue Reading

Fair & lovely

The legal mandate of the CBI must be strengthened by having a comprehensive legislation addressing deficiencies relating to organisational structure, charter of functions, limits of power, superintendence, and oversight, Gogoi said. Continue Reading

2G: Delhi High Court orders notice to Raja, Kanimozhi

The CBI has moved an application in Delhi High Court for early hearing in 2G appeal case. The court has issued notice to former Telecom minister in the UPA regime, A Raja and DMK MP Kanimozhi, both accused in the case, and has fixed the matter for hearing on 30 July. Continue Reading

Pollachi harassment case: CBI search house of key accused

Based on documents received from the CB-CID, the CBI yesterday carried out searches at the key accused in the Pollachi sexual harassment case, which snowballed into a political row. Continue Reading