'Considering the facts and circumstances, I am of the view that police custody is justified,' Special Judge Ajay Kumar Kuhar said while allowing four-day CBI custody of P Chidambaram in INX Media Case.
The CBI building was inaugurated on April 30, 2011 by then PM Manmohan Singh. The event was attended by Chidambaram who was the then Union home minister, then Law Minister M Veerappa Moily, and then Human Resource Development minister Kapil Sibal.
The firm once promoted by Peter and Indrani Mukerjea, both in jail for murdering the latter's daughter Sheena Bora, had allegedly made payments to a firm linked to the former finance minister's son Karti Chidambaram, the CBI has said in the FIR.
Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa's announcement comes after disqualified JDS MLA A H Vishwanath, who later turned rebel, accused H D Kumaraswamy government of tapping phones and spying on more than 300 leaders, including him.
The prisoner-patient of fodder scam taint may be at his weakest today, but his boast that you can’t take Laloo out of Bihar still rings a tad true. The old warrior seems nowhere close to exiting 2019’s election chessboard.
From report cards from government for Karnataka school teachers' performance to Pakistan government's decision to convert Kapoor haveli into a museum, read this and much more in The Subcontinental Menu this week.