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Aircel-Maxis case: Chidambaram seeks early hearing of anticipatory bail plea

Chidambaram, who was present in person in the courtroom, requested Special Judge O P Saini to grant an early hearing on his anticipatory bail applications as well as the chargesheet filed in the cases lodged by CBI and the ED.

Aircel-Maxis case: P Chidambaram, son Karti protected from arrest till January 11

On November 26, the CBI had told the court that Centre had accorded sanction to prosecute the former Finance Minister in Aircel-Maxis case.


ED officer Rajeshwar Singh goes on leave

Rajeshwar Singh has been associated with some very important cases in the past decade, including the 2G case, the Aircel-Maxis deal case, the CWG scam case, Sahara case and INX media case.

Aircel-Maxis case: Chidambaram, Karti protected from arrest till October 8

Chidambaram's role has come under the scanner of investigating agencies in the Rs 3,500-crore Aircel-Maxis deal and the INX Media case involving Rs 305 crore.

Aircel-Maxis case: Delhi court grants Chidambaram protection from arrest till August 1

Chidambaram also moved an anticipatory bail plea for “urgent hearing” in Delhi High Court in the INX media case. The ED had  opposed anticipatory bail for Chidambaram as it said, "Karti was instrumental in getting illegal FIPB approvals with the concurrence and knowledge of the father."

ED joint director Rajeshwar Singh: Encounter cop to white-collar crime investigator, a journey fraught with controversy

Rajeshwar Singh has been at loggerheads with those in power at the Finance Ministry since his promotion. His file on promotion and absorption in ED was first blocked by then Finance minister P Chidambaram.


Aircel-Maxis case: Supreme Court says govt can probe officer, but ED backs him

While the ED sought to defend Rajeshwar Singh, BJP leader Subramanian Swamy used the issue to target Finance Secretary Hasmukh Adhia, linking it to the Nirav Modi case.

Aircel-Maxis case: Company under probe paid for Karti Chidambaram watches, paintings, ED to Delhi court

The ED claimed that the ASCPL received Rs 26 lakh as consultancy fee, days after the Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) granted approval for Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the Aircel-Maxis deal in 2006 when Karti’s father P Chidambaram was Union Finance Minister.

Aircel-Maxis case: ED files chargesheet against Karti Chidambaram

The ED has mentioned the name of former union minister P Chidambaram at various places in the chargesheet but he has not been arrayed as an accused in the case.

Aircel-Maxis case: Enforcement Directorate questions Chidambaram

After the questioning, Chidambaram tweeted, “Another round of questions by ED in Aircel-Maxis case. I remind myself that there is no FIR and no offence is alleged.”