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

Chidambaram likely to face court hearing today in INX media case

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Avik Roy
PUBLISHED ON JUL 09, 2021 07:08 AM IST
Both P Chidambaram and his son Karti, who was also arrested in the matter in 2018 and later granted bail, were summoned by the Delhi court on April 7 this year, after it took cognisance of the ED chargesheet in connection to their alleged role in the INX Media money laundering case.
The Union health ministry on July 6 and 7 issued statements to clarify their stand on the issue of Covid-19 vaccine shortage, citing that all states and UTs are informed in advance about the doses to be sent to them.
The Union health ministry on July 6 and 7 issued statements to clarify their stand on the issue of Covid-19 vaccine shortage, citing that all states and UTs are informed in advance about the doses to be sent to them.

‘Ensure adequate vaccine supply’: Chidambaram to new health minister Mandaviya

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 08, 2021 09:06 PM IST
  • The Congress leader also asked the Mansukh Mandaviya to not play anymore games to “enter the Guinness Book of Records” and only focus on supplying vaccine to states.
Congress leader P Chidambaram.(PTI)
Congress leader P Chidambaram.(PTI)

Congress’ P Chidambaram attacks Modi govt over resignation of Harsh Vardhan

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Srivatsan K C | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 07, 2021 08:59 PM IST
“The resignations of the Union Health Minister and the MoS Health is a candid confession that the Modi government has utterly failed in managing the pandemic,” Chidambaram said.
 Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram said 2020-2021 is the darkest year of the economy in four decades. Finance minister of state Anurag Thakur gave a sharp reply.
Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram said 2020-2021 is the darkest year of the economy in four decades. Finance minister of state Anurag Thakur gave a sharp reply.

'Ostrich reading economic data': Anurag Thakur replies to Chidambaram on GDP

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
PUBLISHED ON JUN 02, 2021 05:08 PM IST
'Is the Indian economy an island in isolation; have other major economies not faced a GDP contraction?' Anurag Thakur asked Chidambaram.
Vaccine centres are running out of stock owing to a gap between the demand and supply.(Bloomberg)
Vaccine centres are running out of stock owing to a gap between the demand and supply.(Bloomberg)

'Can't say it didn't anticipate crisis, govt has been forewarned': Chidambaram

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Avik Roy, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 22, 2021 11:06 AM IST
Veteran Congress leader P Chidambaram said the Centre should read the writings on the wall that if vaccinations against Covid-19 are not accelerated it will not be possible to prevent a third wave.
"By the order of toolkit party', P Chidambaram is raising unnecessary doubts over Covid figures, Harsh Vardhan said.
"By the order of toolkit party', P Chidambaram is raising unnecessary doubts over Covid figures, Harsh Vardhan said.

'Such a travesty': Harsh Vardhan to Chidambaram's doubt over India's Covid data

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
PUBLISHED ON MAY 21, 2021 07:12 PM IST
There is a time gap between contracting Covid infection and recovery or mortality and hence the decline in the case positivity rate can not be compared with the number of daily toll, Dr Harsh Vardhan said, trashing Chidambaram's doubt as "unnecessary".
Congress MP P Chidambaram cautioned the government and said that the decision of vaccinating all aged above 18 years carries a huge responsibility.(PTI)
Congress MP P Chidambaram cautioned the government and said that the decision of vaccinating all aged above 18 years carries a huge responsibility.(PTI)

Govt's claim of no shortage of Covid-19 vaccines hollow, says P Chidambaram

ANI | , New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON APR 24, 2021 02:20 PM IST
As per the central government, manufacturers of Covid-19 vaccines will be free to supply 50 per cent doses to state governments and in the open market, for which they will have to make an advance declaration of the price before May 1.
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 MP P Chidambaram at Parliament during the ongoing Budget Session, in New Delhi, Wednesday Feb. 3, 2021.(PTI)
Congress MP P Chidambaram at Parliament during the ongoing Budget Session, in New Delhi, Wednesday Feb. 3, 2021.(PTI)

For the rich, of the rich, by the rich’: Chidambaram tears into Union Budget

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Anjali, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 11, 2021 06:09 PM IST
Chidambaram said his party has rejected the budget, presented by Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on February 1.
Faruqui will be taken to Prayagraj on Sunday morning if Indore Central jail authoritiess don't get the requisite order from Prayagraj. (Photo: Twitter)
Faruqui will be taken to Prayagraj on Sunday morning if Indore Central jail authoritiess don't get the requisite order from Prayagraj. (Photo: Twitter)

Why Munawar Faruqui not released nearly 30 hrs after SC order, asks Chidambaram

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
PUBLISHED ON FEB 06, 2021 10:39 PM IST
"Is all this happening with or without the knowledge of the MP Chief Minister?" Chidambaram tweeted.
Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram(File photo)
Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram(File photo)

Congress leader P Chidambaram slams NITI Aayog for rejection of RTI on farm laws

ANI |
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 09:42 AM IST
In a series of tweets, Chidambaram quoted Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and called government actions "curiouser and curiouser".
Chidambaram also raised questions about PM’s continued silence on where exactly the clashes between Indian and Chinese troops took place and whether China intruded into India’s territory.(AP)
Chidambaram also raised questions about PM’s continued silence on where exactly the clashes between Indian and Chinese troops took place and whether China intruded into India’s territory.(AP)

Why is PM Modi talking about unnamed ‘enemy’ to Indians, jawans in Ladakh, asks Chidambaram

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Arpan Rai
UPDATED ON JUL 03, 2020 08:30 PM IST
“For the third time in a week, PM did not name China as the aggressor, why? What is the purpose of talking about an unnamed ‘enemy’ to the people of India and the jawans in Ladakh?” Chidambaram asked in a series of tweets.

Watch: ‘EU MPs may be invited to Parliament...’: Chidambaram mocks Centre

Hindustan Times | By Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JUL 15, 2020 11:55 PM IST

P. Chidambaram sent to 14-day judicial custody, will go back to Tihar jail

Hindustan Times | By Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JUL 15, 2020 11:53 PM IST
Congress leader and former finance minister P Chidambaram after being produced at Rouse Avenue Court in connection with INX media case, in New Delhi.(File photo: PTI)
Congress leader and former finance minister P Chidambaram after being produced at Rouse Avenue Court in connection with INX media case, in New Delhi.(File photo: PTI)

Not accustomed to jail food, lost 4 kgs: Chidambaram tells Supreme Court

New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON OCT 03, 2019 02:46 PM IST
Three days after the Delhi High Court dismissed his bail plea, P. Chidambaram on Thursday approached the Supreme Court seeking an early hearing of his bail plea in the INX media case
Congress president Sonia Gandhi and former PM Manmohan Singh visited Tihar Jail on September 23 to meet former finance minister P Chidambaram.(ANI / Twitter)
Congress president Sonia Gandhi and former PM Manmohan Singh visited Tihar Jail on September 23 to meet former finance minister P Chidambaram.(ANI / Twitter)

Sonia Gandhi, Manmohan Singh reach Tihar jail to meet Chidambaram to make a point

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Neeraj Chauhan
UPDATED ON SEP 23, 2019 11:12 AM IST
Former Union finance minister P Chidambaram has been in jail since September 5 in connection with the INX Media case filed by the CBI. He has failed to get any relief from the courts in the last three weeks.
The former Union finance minister, who was born in 1945 in Kanadukathan of Tamil Nadu’s Sivaganga district, will be under judicial custody till September 19.(Raj K Raj/HT File PHOTO)
The former Union finance minister, who was born in 1945 in Kanadukathan of Tamil Nadu’s Sivaganga district, will be under judicial custody till September 19.(Raj K Raj/HT File PHOTO)

In Karti Chidambaram’s birthday wish to his father, a dig at PM Modi

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 16, 2019 10:16 AM IST
Karti Chidambaram, who represents Sivaganga in the Lok Sabha, wrote a two-page letter to his father P Chidambaram wishing him on his 74th birthday and bringing him “up to speed” on national and international news.
Former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram had alleged that the INX Media case is “political vendetta” and the investigation agency is “acting at the behest of the Centre”.(PTI photo)
Former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram had alleged that the INX Media case is “political vendetta” and the investigation agency is “acting at the behest of the Centre”.(PTI photo)

Same food for everyone: High Court refuses home meals for Chidambaram

New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON JUN 29, 2020 12:54 AM IST
The arguments took place while the court was hearing the regular bail application filed by the Chidambaram in CBI case pertaining to INX media.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while addressing a public meeting in Jharkhand, sent a strong message on corruption.(PTI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while addressing a public meeting in Jharkhand, sent a strong message on corruption.(PTI)

‘Picture abhi baki hai’: PM Narendra Modi on his government’s 100 days

Ranchi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 28, 2020 11:32 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi said that “a massive crackdown on corruption has begun. Those people who will try to loot the public will be shown their right places.”

Chidambaram INX Media Case Highlights - No witch hunt, only serious money laundering: ED on Chidambaram case

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 28, 2019 08:58 PM IST

The Supreme Court on Wednesday extended by a day former union minister P Chidambaram’s interim protection from arrest in a case being probed by Enforcement Directorate in INX media case.In his arguments, Solicitor General Tushar Mehta said to give documents in the case would upset the apple cart of investigation. He asked the top court to look at the documents to show it’s not witch hunting but is a serious case of money laundering. Mehta, who was arguing for the Enforcement Directorate, told the Supreme Court that specific information had been received from foreign banks which include inputs on Chidambaram’s properties abroad. “Statutory entities abroad have given specific inputs of properties like their location, ownership etc in detail and letters rogatory were also issued. Follow highlights here

New Congress President Sonia Gandhi speaks during the 75th birth anniversary celebrations of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi, at KD Jadhav Indoor Stadium in New Delhi.(Photo:PTI)
New Congress President Sonia Gandhi speaks during the 75th birth anniversary celebrations of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi, at KD Jadhav Indoor Stadium in New Delhi.(Photo:PTI)

‘Rajiv never used power to destroy freedom of people’: Congress chief Sonia Gandhi

New Delhi | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON AUG 22, 2019 10:20 PM IST
“Rajiv Gandhi came to power in 1984 but he never used power to create an atmosphere of fear or to destroy the freedom and liberty of the people. He never used his power to put the principles of democracy in danger,” Sonia Gandhi said on the 75th birth anniversary of the former PM.
R. Parthasarathy scaled the walls of Chidambaram’s home and emerged with the senior Congress leader, half an hour later, and drove him away to the agency’s headquarters.
R. Parthasarathy scaled the walls of Chidambaram’s home and emerged with the senior Congress leader, half an hour later, and drove him away to the agency’s headquarters.

Meet the Investigating Officer who scaled a wall to nab Chidambaram

livemint, New Delhi | By Shaswati Das
UPDATED ON AUG 22, 2019 02:19 PM IST
Two Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) teams jumped past the boundary wall and swiftly made their way inside P Chidambaram’s residence.
Chidambaram’s lawyer has challenged the Delhi High Court’s order rejecting his request for protection from arrest.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
Chidambaram’s lawyer has challenged the Delhi High Court’s order rejecting his request for protection from arrest.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)

‘Chidambaram acting like Vijay Mallya, Nirav Modi’: BJP

New Delhi | By Indo-Asian News Service
UPDATED ON AUG 21, 2019 07:21 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesman G.V.L. Narasimha Rao made the comment after the Supreme Court refused to grant any immediate relief to Chidambaram while responding to his plea for protection from arrest in the case.
Karti Chidambaram is an accused in INX Media money laundering case.(HT Photo)
Karti Chidambaram is an accused in INX Media money laundering case.(HT Photo)

Karti Chidambaram has tennis club in Spain, house in UK: ED

New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON AUG 21, 2019 06:27 PM IST
The Enforcement Directorate believes that the money with which Karti Chidambaram purchased tennis club in Spain and cottages in Britain came from the bribe in INX Media deal.
P Chidambaram(Mint photo)
P Chidambaram(Mint photo)

All eyes on Supreme Court as trouble mounts for Chidambaram

By Shaswati Das
UPDATED ON JUL 02, 2020 04:27 PM IST
Chidambaram’s plea for an anticipatory bail was rejected by the Delhi High Court giving probe agencies opportunity to arrest the veteran politician. The Delhi High Court had been granting Chidambaram protection from arrest since July last year.
Nirmala Sitharaman listed out various measures to spur investment, raise household savings and achieve the mid-term goal of India becoming a $5 trillion economy.(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)
Nirmala Sitharaman listed out various measures to spur investment, raise household savings and achieve the mid-term goal of India becoming a $5 trillion economy.(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)

Nirmala Sitharaman counters Chidambaram

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 12, 2019 11:51 PM IST
Nirmala Sitharaman, in her reply on Budget in the Upper House, hit out at P. Chidamabaram by saying that he had not made like-to-like comparison over income tax and custom duty collections, which perhaps led him to wrong conclusions.
Former union minister P. Chidambaram has said that India and Pakistan must talk in order to avoid war.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
Former union minister P. Chidambaram has said that India and Pakistan must talk in order to avoid war.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

Won’t let Kashmir secede, says Chidambaram calling for talks with Pakistan

Chennai | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAR 03, 2019 09:49 AM IST
Saying that “We have to live with Pakistan forever and forever”, the former Union minister pitched for talks with the neighbouring country and said that war was not an option.
Karti Chidambaram is currently out on bail in the INX media case.(HT PHOTO)
Karti Chidambaram is currently out on bail in the INX media case.(HT PHOTO)

Supreme Court tells ED to specify dates for Karti Chidambaram’s questioning

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 28, 2019 11:56 AM IST
Karti Chidamabaram is accused of committing irregularities in a Foreign Investment Promotion (FIPB) clearance given to INX Media when his father P Chidambaram was the Union finance minister.
Former union minister P Chidambaram questioned defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s statement that no terror attacks had taken place since 2014.(AP)
Former union minister P Chidambaram questioned defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s statement that no terror attacks had taken place since 2014.(AP)

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

New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON JAN 14, 2019 11:10 AM IST
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