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Chidambaram Painted as ‘Kingpin’ of an Offence That Did Not Exist in 2007, Supreme Court Told

Abhishek Manu Singhvi, representing Chidambaram, told the court that the offence allegedly dated back to 2007-08 but the PMLA provisions only came into effect in 2009. New Delhi: Questioning the Enforcement Directorate case against P Chidambaram, senior advocate Abhishek Manu Singhvi on Tuesday argued that the PMLA law was being applied retrospectively against the former finance minister. Singhvi, representing Chidambaram in his petition to seek pre-arrest bail in ED’s case in the INX Media scandal, told the court that the offence allegedly dated back to 2007-08 but the PMLA (Prevention of…


No Evidence Against Chidambaram, Arrest Based on Statement by a Murder-Accused, Says Congress

The Congress questioned why the probe agencies have neither arrested the officials who gave the so-called FIPB permission, nor the officials of the company that committed the crime. New Delhi: Slamming the government and the CBI for the dramatic manner in which P Chidambaram was arrested from his home, the Congress on Thursday said there was no reason for sleuths to swoop in at night but to tarnish the image of the former union minister in an attempt to exact “personal revenge for the ruling party”. At a press conference, senior…