From Sonia Gandhi telling her party members to embark on agitational agenda to India announcing Test squad for the upcoming series against South Africa, here is a wrap of everything that happened today.
This direction came after senior advocate Kapil Sibal, appearing for Chidambaram, pleaded that he should not be sent to Tihar jail. His CBI custody was ending Monday and if the trial court had sent him to judicial custody, he would have been moved to Tihar jail.
Former Union minister P Chidambaram, who has been remanded to another three days of CBI custody in connection with the probe into charges of alleged corruption in INX Media case, on Friday told a special court that he has been questioned for over 55 hours, during which more than 400 questions were put to him. […]
The former Finance Minister was presented at a Delhi court today, on expiry of his 4-day CBI custody. During the hearing, the probe agency sought an extension of Chidambaram's custodial interrogation by five days in the case. Chidambaram was arrested on August 21 by the CBI.
Asserting that the case is a "serious case of money laundering", the ED said it has collected "cogent material" warranting custodial interrogation of the P Chidambaram, who is currently in the custody of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in a related corruption case.
The top court has extended the interim protection from arrest by the Enforcement Directorate, granted to the former finance minister till tomorrow. The probe agency will now argue in the apex court on Wednesday.
Making a clarion call for opposition unity, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said it was the need of the hour. Participating in a panel discussion during the launch of former finance minister and senior Congress leader P Chidambaram’s book “Fearless in Opposition” as part of the Express Book Series along with Rupa, he said, “It is time […]