Face to face with Indrani to lie detector test: Here is what awaits Chidambaram

chidambaram-indraniNew Delhi, Aug 23: Former finance minister, P Chidambaram is likely to be taken to the Byculla jail in Mumbai, where he is expected to be brought face to face with Indrani Mukerjea.

It may be recalled that the CBI had taken similar action, when it had arrested Chidambaram’s son, Karti Chidambaram in connection with the INX Media case. The CBI is planning this action in the wake of Chidambaram repeatedly maintaining that he had never had any meeting with Indrani and Peter Mukerjea in 2007 over the Foreign Investment Promotion Board clearances for foreign investment into INX Media.

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First a cup of tea and then questioned late into the night: Chidambaram’s second day in CBI custody

chidambaram-cbiNew Delhi, Aug 23: P Chidambaram who is in CBI custody was questioned late into the night.

A Delhi court had remanded him in CBI custody until August 26 on Thursday. This was his second night in CBI custody after he had been arrested on Wednesday. He is lodged in the Suit Number 5 at the CBI headquarters, which is on the ground floor.

Father-son duo of Chidambaram, Karti to be brought face-to-face for interrogation

karti-chidamNew Delhi, Aug 22: The Central Bureau of Investigation, which arrested former finance minister, P Chidambaram is likely to bring him face to face with his son Karti Chidambaram.
Karti, also an accused in the INX Media case would be asked to join the investigations, a CBI source tells OneIndia. Karti, who was earlier arrested is out on bail. Bring them face to face would be important for the investigations as it would help us corroborate the versions better, the source also added.

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Locked up in lock up number 5, how Chidambaram spent the night in custody

chidamabaram-arrestNew Delhi Aug 22: P Chidambaram was arrested after the immense drama that lasted the entire night. CBI officers were seen scaling the wall of his home before they could arrest him in the INX Media case.

Chidambaram, who is currently being questioned at the CBI headquarters will be produced later before the court, where the agency would seek his custodial interrogation.

Justice Gaur who rejected Chidambaram’s plea had also trashed challenge to summons by Sonia Gandhi

justice-sunil-gaurNew Delhi, Aug 21: Justice Sunil Gaur of the Delhi High Court was in the news on Tuesday after he rejected a plea filed by P Chidambaram, seeking anticipatory bail in the INX Media case.

Due to retire, this Friday, it was Justice Gaur, who had also rejected a plea challenging the summons issued against Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi in the National Herald case.

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ED issues LOC against Chidambaram to restrict his movement across land, air, seaports

chidambaramNew Delhi, Aug 21: The Enforcement Directorate has issued a Look Out Circular as P Chidambaram remains untraceable.

The fresh Look Out Circular was issued against Chidambaram to restrict his movement across land, air and seaports, officials have said.

AgustaWestland: After saying witness may have died, ED cites a little birdie to say he is alive

New Delhi, July 31: The Enforcement Directorate changed the status of a witness from dead to alive in the AugustaWestland case. The ED said that a little birdie had told them that the witness K K Khosla may be available for questioning in a day or two.

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J&K Bank raids: How a complaint on illegal appointments opened a can of worms

New Delhi, June 10: The Anti Corruption Bureau has found large scale irregularities during the raids it conducted at the corporate headquarters of the Jammu and Kashmir bank.

Irregularities were found in matters of appointments, finance and loans, informed sources tell OneIndia. On Saturday Parvez Ahmad Nengroo was moved as the chairman cum managing director of the bank. The Home Ministry has decided to split this post. R K Chibber, who was the executive president of the bank has been appointed interim CMD.

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Nothing wrong in media reporting AgustaWestland chargesheet: ED

agustaNew Delhi, Apr 13: The Enforcement Directorate has told a Delhi court that there was nothing wrong in the media publishing the supplementary chargesheet it had filed in connection with the AgustaWestland case.

The chargesheet is a public document and there was no harm in the media publishing it, the ED said in response to an application filed by the counsel of James Christian Michel, an alleged middleman in the case. Michel’s counsel had alleged that the chargesheet had been deliberately leaked to the media.

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AP stands for Ahmed Patel: ED in explosive chargesheet against James Michel

New Delhi, Apr 05: The AP in the notes prepared by alleged AgustaWestland middleman James Christian Michel means Ahmed Patel, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has said in an explosive chargesheet.

The recipients of the kickback include several categories of persons namely Air Force officials, bureaucrats including defence ministry officials and top political leaders of the then ruling party. As per Christian Michel James, ‘AP’ means Ahmed Patel and ‘Fam’ means Family,” the ED said.

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