It is alleged she entered into a criminal conspiracy with Sudipta Sen, the proprietor of Saradha group, and other accused persons with an intention of cheating and misappropriation of funds of Saradha group of companies, CBI spokesperson Abhishek Dayal said here.
This is the first time he has been questioned in the case, which earlier saw his son Karti Chidambaram being arrested by the CBI.
ED sources said the former minister arrived at the agency’s office around 11:15 am along with his lawyer.
"Congress and P Chidambaram’s only argument that our growth was better than yours stands demolished when brought on par, basis GDP growth measured by new series, over the UPA and NDA eras!" BJP tweeted.
The former Union Minister has denied any 'conspiracy' pertaining to the Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) approval alleged to be fraudulently granted by him when he was the Finance Minister in March 2006.