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Congress leader P. Chidambaram.(Ajay Aggarwal/HT PHOTO)

INX Media case: Delhi court exempts Chidambaram, son from personal appearance

Written by Prashasti Singh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 07, 2021 03:06 PM IST
After being arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the INX Media corruption case on August 21, 2019, the ED arrested P Chidambaram on October 16, 2019, in a related money-laundering case.
"I believe that DMK-Congress alliance will have a massive victory in Tamil Nadu. It will be a repeat of the 2019 election where the alliance code a handsome victory," said Karti Chidambaram. (PTI Photo/Arun Sharma) (PTI)
"I believe that DMK-Congress alliance will have a massive victory in Tamil Nadu. It will be a repeat of the 2019 election where the alliance code a handsome victory," said Karti Chidambaram. (PTI Photo/Arun Sharma) (PTI)

Tamil Nadu elections: Congress leader Karti Chidambaram cast vote in Sivaganga

ANI | , Sivaganga
PUBLISHED ON APR 06, 2021 02:35 PM IST
  • Polling across 234 Assembly constituencies in 38 districts of Tamil Nadu began at 7 am on Tuesday.
Karti Chidambaram, claimed that despite Prime Minister Narendra Modi's recent visits to poll-bound Tamil Nadu and several top BJP leaders' aggressive campaigning, the BJP's "zero MLAs, zero MPs" status will remain(Reuters file photo)
Karti Chidambaram, claimed that despite Prime Minister Narendra Modi's recent visits to poll-bound Tamil Nadu and several top BJP leaders' aggressive campaigning, the BJP's "zero MLAs, zero MPs" status will remain(Reuters file photo)

Kamal Haasan a 'super-NOTA': Karti Chidambaram

PTI | , New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 02, 2021 02:43 PM IST
  • Asked if Haasan and his outfit MNM will impact the polls, Karti Chidambaram said, "He (Haasan) is only a 'super-NOTA', he will not win a single seat and his is not a sustainable political party."
Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram
Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram

Court summons P Chidambaram and Karti in INX Media case

By Richa Banka, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 25, 2021 04:11 AM IST
Special judge MK Nagpal said that there were sufficient grounds to proceed against the accused including Karti’s chartered accountant S S Bhaskararaman, Peter Mukerjea and six firms including INX Media and INX News.
Congress leader P. Chidambaram had been arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation in August 2019, two years after it had registered a case on the alleged irregularities.(Ajay Aggarwal/HT PHOTO)
Congress leader P. Chidambaram had been arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation in August 2019, two years after it had registered a case on the alleged irregularities.(Ajay Aggarwal/HT PHOTO)

INX case: Chidambaram, Karti summoned by Delhi Court

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Ayshee Bhaduri, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 24, 2021 06:50 PM IST
  • The INX media case is about alleged irregularities in a Foreign Investment Promotion Board clearance granted to INX Media group for receiving overseas funds worth 305 crore in 2007.
Congress leader Karti P Chidambaram.(ANI)
Congress leader Karti P Chidambaram.(ANI)

News updates from HT: Karti Chidambaram wants Priyanka Gandhi in TN bypolls

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 05, 2021 05:03 PM IST
Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
File photo of Congress MP Karti Chidambaram.(PTI)
File photo of Congress MP Karti Chidambaram.(PTI)

Karti again raises demand that Priyanka Gandhi must contest Kanyakumari bypoll

By hindustantimes.com | Reported by Divya Chandrababu | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON MAR 05, 2021 04:19 PM IST
This is the second time that Chidambaram, the Congress MP from Sivaganga, has made this demand. In November last year, he tweeted to say that Congress needs a 'bold move' and demanded that Priyanka Gandhi Vadra should contest the Kanyakumari bypoll.
Chidambaram is facing several criminal cases related to the Aircel-Maxis deal. (PTI File Photo )
Chidambaram is facing several criminal cases related to the Aircel-Maxis deal. (PTI File Photo )

SC allows Karti Chidambaram to travel abroad, tells him to deposit Rs2 crore

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Kanishka Sarkar, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 22, 2021 02:33 PM IST
The top court said the amount be deposited in a nationalised bank and allowed Chidambaram to travel for six months.
Karti Chidambaram addressing media in New Delhi on Thursday.(ANI photo)
Karti Chidambaram addressing media in New Delhi on Thursday.(ANI photo)

‘I will never change from secularism’: Karti Chidambaram on Tamil new year row

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Srivatsan K C
UPDATED ON JAN 19, 2021 03:41 PM IST
"When I said Chithirai 1 should be Tamil new year, some people criticised me as a Sanghi, BJP. Do they not hear my opinions, interviews? I will always oppose BJP’s Hindi, Hindutva policy. I will never change from secularism, my faith," Karti Chidambaram tweeted in Tamil.
The latest salvo against Arnab Goswami came from Congress party MP Manish Tewari, who said a joint parliamentary committee should take up the issue as the government and BJP remained silent.(Prashant Waydande / Hindustan Times)
The latest salvo against Arnab Goswami came from Congress party MP Manish Tewari, who said a joint parliamentary committee should take up the issue as the government and BJP remained silent.(Prashant Waydande / Hindustan Times)

Opposition seeks probe into Arnab Goswami's chats with former BARC chief

By Deeksha Bhardwaj, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2021 12:15 AM IST
There is a growing clamour among Congress leaders to take up the issue. Party leaders, on condition of anonymity, told Hindustan Times that the issue had been discussed by Congress Lok Sabha MPs. Leaders familiar with the matter said the issue was raised by Congress Lok Sabha MP Karti Chidambaram.
Mani Shankar Aiyar said that if either of the “factions” in the AIADMK or the party as a whole joins hands with the BJP then that will be to its further disadvantage(HT Photo)
Mani Shankar Aiyar said that if either of the “factions” in the AIADMK or the party as a whole joins hands with the BJP then that will be to its further disadvantage(HT Photo)

Jumbo committees have no adverse impact on Congress party in TN says Mani Shankar Aiyar

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Srivatsan K C
PUBLISHED ON JAN 07, 2021 01:30 PM IST
The comments by Aiyar, who has been named in several key poll-related panels of the Congress’ Tamil Nadu unit, come days after Congress MP Karti Chidambaram raised questions over the state unit rejig, saying such “jumbo committees” serve no purpose as no one will have any authority which would mean “no accountability”.
After the announcements, TN Congress leader Karti P Chidambaram, in a tweet, commented that the committees serve no purpose.(Twitter/@INCTamilNadu)
After the announcements, TN Congress leader Karti P Chidambaram, in a tweet, commented that the committees serve no purpose.(Twitter/@INCTamilNadu)

‘Jumbo committees serve no purpose,’ tweets Karti Chidambaram after Congress rejigs Tamil Nadu state unit

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Srivatsan K C
PUBLISHED ON JAN 02, 2021 05:58 PM IST
In its latest revamp of the Congress party’s Tamil Nadu state leadership, new appointments have been made to vice presidents, general secretaries, treasurer, secretaries, heads of district party units and key election committees with immediate effect.
Two complaints were filed for offences under sections 276C(1) and 277 of the Income Tax Act 1961 against Karti and another complaint against both husband and wife under Sections 276C(1), 277 and 278 of the Act. (Photo@KartiPC)
Two complaints were filed for offences under sections 276C(1) and 277 of the Income Tax Act 1961 against Karti and another complaint against both husband and wife under Sections 276C(1), 277 and 278 of the Act. (Photo@KartiPC)

I-T case against Karti Chidambaram, wife over sale of property premature: Court

Hindustan Times, Chennai | By Divya Chandrababu
UPDATED ON DEC 11, 2020 10:26 PM IST
According to I-T officials, the Chidambarams received the property sale amount through a cash transaction but failed to disclose it in their income tax returns in the assessment year 2014-2015.
An election official checks Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs).(PTI)
An election official checks Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs).(PTI)

EVMs absolutely robust and tamper-proof: EC

New Delhi, Delhi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Shivani Kumar
UPDATED ON NOV 10, 2020 05:59 PM IST
After the ruling NDA took a lead over the opposition Grand Alliance in the poll trends for Bihar on Tuesday, Congress leader Udit Raj raised questions on the reliability of EVMs, asking why the machines cannot be hacked if satellites can be controlled from the earth.
Counting of votes in Bihar will take extra time due to 63 per cent more EVMs than the 2015 Bihar polls as Covid-19 protocol needed additional polling booths, said ECI officials. (HT Photo)
Counting of votes in Bihar will take extra time due to 63 per cent more EVMs than the 2015 Bihar polls as Covid-19 protocol needed additional polling booths, said ECI officials. (HT Photo)

‘Time to stop blaming EVM’: Karti Chidambaram to Congress doubters

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi
UPDATED ON NOV 10, 2020 04:58 PM IST
After the ruling NDA took an initial lead from the grand alliance -Which consists of RJD, Congress and the three Left parties, in poll trends for Bihar, Congress leader Udit Raj raised questions on the reliability of EVMs.
Former finance minister P Chidambaram's son Karti Chidambaram leaves after addressing the media outside Tihar Jail, in New Delhi.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT FILE PHOTO)
Former finance minister P Chidambaram's son Karti Chidambaram leaves after addressing the media outside Tihar Jail, in New Delhi.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT FILE PHOTO)

Karti Chidambaram asks House panel to probe TRP case

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 10, 2020 12:56 AM IST
Karti requested Tharoor to take up the issue and call officials of the Union information and broadcasting ministry to seek clarification and suggest remedial measures.
One Member of Parliament, who is a signatory to the letter and was also at Tharoor’s dinner, said on condition of anonymity that he signed because he believes that there is an urgent need for reforms within the Congress.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
One Member of Parliament, who is a signatory to the letter and was also at Tharoor’s dinner, said on condition of anonymity that he signed because he believes that there is an urgent need for reforms within the Congress.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)

Seed of letter germinated at dinner hosted by Tharoor five months ago

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Harinder Baweja
UPDATED ON AUG 25, 2020 04:57 AM IST
Prominent among those who attended Tharoor’s dinner – but did not sign the letter asking for a “visible” and “active” leader – are former Union minister P Chidambaram, his son Karti Chidambaram, Sachin Pilot, Abhishek Manu Singhvi, and Mani Shankar Iyer.
File photo: Former finance minister P Chidambaram's son Karti Chidambaram.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)
File photo: Former finance minister P Chidambaram's son Karti Chidambaram.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)

Congress MP Karti Chidambaram tests positive for Covid-19

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Sparshita Saxena
UPDATED ON AUG 03, 2020 12:35 PM IST
Taking to Twitter, he said his symptoms are mild and that he has gone into self-isolation on medical advise.
ED has alleged earlier during court hearings that “for FIPB approval, Peter and Indrani Mukerjea (then owners of INX) met P Chidambaram so that there was no hold up or delay in their application.(Ajay Aggarwal/HT PHOTO)
ED has alleged earlier during court hearings that “for FIPB approval, Peter and Indrani Mukerjea (then owners of INX) met P Chidambaram so that there was no hold up or delay in their application.(Ajay Aggarwal/HT PHOTO)

ED files chargesheet against Chidambaram, Karti in INX Media case

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Neeraj Chauhan
UPDATED ON JUN 03, 2020 05:48 AM IST
P Chidambaram was arrested by the agency in October last year inside the Tihar jail in the case. Earlier, the senior Congress leader was arrested by the CBI in August, 2019.
(PTI File Photo)
(PTI File Photo)

Enforcement Directorate files chargesheet against P Chidambaram, son Karti in INX Media case

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Neeraj Chauhan | Edited by Kanishka Sarkar
UPDATED ON JUN 02, 2020 11:48 PM IST
Enforcement Directorate’s INX Media case was one of the cases in which Chidambaram was arrested last year. He was released on bail after spending 106 days in jail.
Karti Chidambaram with father P Chidambaram. Apart from giving out orders to the CBI, the court was also hearing the money laundering case lodged by the Enforcement Directorate.(HT Archives)
Karti Chidambaram with father P Chidambaram. Apart from giving out orders to the CBI, the court was also hearing the money laundering case lodged by the Enforcement Directorate.(HT Archives)

Court directs CBI to hand over certain documents from charge sheet in INX Media case

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON FEB 18, 2020 05:18 PM IST
Special Judge Ajay Kumar Kuhar issued the direction to CBI during the hearing of the INX Media corruption case.
Congress MP Karti Chidambaram.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)
Congress MP Karti Chidambaram.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)

Karti Chidambaram allowed refund of Rs 20-crore deposit

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Murali Krishnan
UPDATED ON JAN 18, 2020 01:58 AM IST
A bench headed by Chief Justice of India SA Bobde allowed the plea by the Congress MP from Sivaganga who deposited ~10 crore each on two occasions with the court registry as a precondition to travel abroad.
File photo of Karti Chidambaram. (ANI PHOTO)
File photo of Karti Chidambaram. (ANI PHOTO)

On Karti Chidambaram’s Rs 20 cr security deposit plea, SC sends notice to ED

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 13, 2020 04:15 PM IST
Karti Chidambaram is facing criminal cases being probed by ED and CBI. One of the cases relates to the Foreign Investment Promotion Board clearance to INX Media for receiving foreign funds of Rs 305 cr when his father P Chidambaram was the Union finance minister.
Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar in New Delhi on Thursday.(ANI PHOTO.)
Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar in New Delhi on Thursday.(ANI PHOTO.)

‘Violated bail conditions on very first day’: Javadekar on Chidambaram

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 02, 2020 12:43 AM IST
Former finance minister P Chidambaram left Tihar Jail late on Wednesday evening after being granted bail by the Supreme Court in connection with the INX Media money laundering case. The senior Congress leader had been in custody for 106 days.
Former Finanace Minister P Chidambaram is seen at his residence after he was granted bail by Supreme Court today in the INX Media money laundering case, at Jor Bagh, in New Delhi on December 4, 2019.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
Former Finanace Minister P Chidambaram is seen at his residence after he was granted bail by Supreme Court today in the INX Media money laundering case, at Jor Bagh, in New Delhi on December 4, 2019.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)

P Chidambaram freed after 106 days in jail

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Murali Krishnan
UPDATED ON AUG 01, 2020 04:17 AM IST
Chidambaram, 74, was greeted by Congress party supporters and his son and Lok Sabha member Karti Chidambaram when he stepped out of jail. He said he did not want to comment on the case.
The Supreme Court ordered former finance minister P Chidambaram to furnish a personal bond of Rs 2 lakh and two sureties of the same amount.(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)
The Supreme Court ordered former finance minister P Chidambaram to furnish a personal bond of Rs 2 lakh and two sureties of the same amount.(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)

After bail, P Chidambaram will attend Parliament tomorrow, says son Karti

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 01, 2020 03:06 AM IST
Chidambaram has been custody since August 21 when he was arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the corruption case.
Karti Chidambaram, son of former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram.(Reuters File)
Karti Chidambaram, son of former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram.(Reuters File)

P Chidambaram gets bail from Supreme Court, Karti Chidambaram tweets ‘Phew. At last’

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 04, 2019 11:22 AM IST
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) had arrested Chidambaram on August 21 in the INX Media case from his house in Delhi’s Jor Bagh. Initially, he was in police custody and was later sent to Tihar Jail.
Chidambaram has questioned the rationale of the Delhi high court judgment in rejecting his bail plea.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
Chidambaram has questioned the rationale of the Delhi high court judgment in rejecting his bail plea.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)

Supreme Court verdict today on P Chidambaram’s bail plea in INX Media case

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Murali Krishnan
UPDATED ON DEC 04, 2019 10:36 AM IST
A bench of justices R Banumathi, AS Bopanna and Hrishikesh Roy will decide whether the Congress leader’s incarceration of 105 days will come to an end.
New Delhi, India -October 24, 2019: Former Union finance minister P. Chidambaram arrives at Rouse Avenue Court in New Delhi(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
New Delhi, India -October 24, 2019: Former Union finance minister P. Chidambaram arrives at Rouse Avenue Court in New Delhi(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)

Being treated as a criminal, argues P Chidambaram

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Murali Krishnan, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 28, 2019 12:54 AM IST
Ranga and Billa were two hardened criminals who came to Delhi from Mumbai soon after their release from Arthur Road jail.
File photo of Indrani Mukerjea, accused in Sheena Bora murder case.(Bhushan Koyande / HT Photo)
File photo of Indrani Mukerjea, accused in Sheena Bora murder case.(Bhushan Koyande / HT Photo)

How Indrani Mukerjea came forward to testify against Chidambarams in INX Media case

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Neeraj Chauhan
UPDATED ON NOV 05, 2019 08:19 AM IST
The testimony of Indrani Mukerjea who, together with her husband and INX Media co-founder Peter Mukerjea, is in jail for the alleged murder of her daughter Sheena Bora, is the crucial piece of evidence against P Chidambaram, now lodged in Delhi’s Tihar jail after being arrested on August 21 in connection with the case, and his son.
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