INX media case

New Delhi: Union Minister Prakash Javadekar on Thursday claimed that Congress leader P Chidambaram violated the conditions laid out by...

The apex court set aside the Delhi High Court's order which had refused to grant bail to Chidambaram and directed him not to tamper with evidence and influence witnesses in the case.

The top court said that Chidambaram should not temper with the evidence and not influence the witnesses. The court also barred him from giving press interviews or making public statements in connection with this case.

The top court observed that Chidambaram shall not tamper with evidence and not influence the witness. He shall not give a press interview and not make public statements with regard to this case.

Chidambaram sought bail in a case pertaining to the Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) clearance given to INX Media to the tune of Rs 305 crore in 2007 during his tenure as the finance minister.

The High Court had, on November 15, dismissed his bail plea and observed that prima facie allegations against him were serious in nature and he played an "active and key role" in the offense.

Senior advocate Kapil Sibal, appearing for Chidambaram, sought an urgent listing of the plea. He told the bench, that Chidambaram has been in jail for around 90 days.

The Enforcement Directorate (ED), which is probing the money laundering case, had arrested Chidambaram last month. He is currently lodged in judicial custody in Tihar jail.

New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), in a charge sheet filed in the INX Media case, has revealed...

A Special court on Thursday sent former Union finance minister P Chidambaram to ED custody till October 24 in connection with its probe into the INX Media money laundering case.