New Delhi, July 23: Days after being named as an accused in the Aircel-Maxis case, former union minister, P Chidambaram has moved a bail plea. He moved the Patiala House court in Delhi seeking bail.
New Delhi, July 19: The Central Bureau of Investigation has named former union minister, P Chidambaram as an accused in the Aircel-Maxis case. His name was mentioned in the supplementary chargesheet filed by the CBI.
The chargesheet filed by the Enforcement Directorate in the Aircel-Maxis case mentions the name of former union minister, P Chidambaram in various places, but he has not been arrayed as an accused.
Former finance minister P Chidambaram was on Tuesday questioned for over six hours by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) during his second round of appearance in the Aircel-Maxis money laundering case, even as he reiterated that there was no offence committed.
New Delhi: The noose around former union finance minister P Chidambaram is tightening as the Central Bureau of Investigation is all set to question him in connection with the INX Media case.
The Enforcement Directorate has said that P Chidambaram, former union minister was part of the conspiracy to give FIPB clearance to Aircel-Maxis in a bid to avoid a reference to the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs and ensure that it was cleared by the finance ministry.
Next up is P Chidambaram. After his son, Karti Chidambaram was arrested and questioned by the CBI in connection with the INX Media case, the CBI has indicated that it would soon question Chidambaram, the former union minister.
The Enforcement Directorate has forwarded details of the clearances given for Foreign Direct Investments in four more cases when P Chidambaram was the finance minister. The details of the same were shared with the Central Bureau of Investigation.
The BJP has accused former finance minister of India, P Chidambaram of granting several private firms including PNB scam accused, Gitanjali Gems, gold import benefits on the day of the counting of the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. The BJP also sought to know how many cuts was given and to whom for the decision.
The investigation being conducted by the Enforcement Directorate found a transaction of Rs 1.8 crore from Karti Chidambaram’s account. The ED probing the INX Media case said that this was a transaction that Karti had made to his father’s account, P Chidambaram.