A Delhi court today extended the judicial custody of former Finance Minister P Chidambaram in the INX Media case lodged by CBI. Continue Reading
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New Delhi, Sept: The Supreme Court today said the CBI custody of former finance minister P Chidambaram would continue till September 5 in the INX Media corruption case.
The apex court asked Chidambaram’s counsel not to press for the interim bail plea, which they had filed before the trial court on Monday and is scheduled to be heard during the day, till 5 September.
A bench of justices R Banumathi and A S Bopanna said it would on 5 September hear Chidambaram’s plea in which he has challenged the non-bailable warrant issued against him as well as the subsequent trial court’s orders remanding him in the CBI custody.
While posting the matter for hearing on Thursday, the bench said: “We are conscious that we should not usurp the jurisdiction of the concerned trial court”.
Hitting out at Congress leader Rahul Gandhi over his comments on Kashmir situation, the BJP said today he has “insulted” the country and given Pakistan a “handle” to target India in the United Nations. Continue Reading
The Special Protection Group security given to former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has been withdrawn. He will now be given protection by the CRPF. Continue Reading
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