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There is no charge sheet filed by ED or CBI before a competent court, says P Chidambaram

Former Finance Minister and senior Congress leader P Chidambaram (IANS)
Former Finance Minister and senior Congress leader P Chidambaram (IANS)

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21 Aug 2019, 8:43 PM

Not hiding from law, says Chidambaram at Congress HQ

Senior Congress leader and former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram, who surfaced dramatically at the party headquarters Wednesday evening, said he was "not hiding from the law but seeking protection of the law".

"I was aghast that I was accused of hiding from the law. On the contrary, I was seeking the protection of the law. I was accused of running away from justice. On the contrary, I was engaged in the pursuit of justice," Chidambaram told reporters.

He said he would wait till Friday, when the Supreme Court had decided to hear his plea against his arrest.

21 Aug 2019, 8:25 PM

I was aghast that I was accused of hiding from the law, on the contrary, I was seeking protection of law says P Chidambaram

21 Aug 2019, 8:22 PM

If I am asked to choose between life and liberty, I will unhesitatingly choose liberty says P Chidambaram

21 Aug 2019, 8:22 PM

I have not been accused of any wrongdoing in INX media case says P Chidambaram

21 Aug 2019, 8:21 PM

There is no charge sheet filed by ED or CBI before a competent court says P Chidambaram

21 Aug 2019, 8:19 PM

elieve that the foundation of a democracy is liberty, most precious article of the constitution is Article 21 that guarantees life and liberty. says P Chidambaram

21 Aug 2019, 8:15 PM

Congress leader P Chidambaram arrives at AICC headquarters for a press conference

Congress leaders P Chidambaram, Kapil Sibal, Ghulam Nabi Azad, and Ahmed Patel at AICC headquarters for a press conference

21 Aug 2019, 7:57 PM

Police serves notices under section 149 of CrPC to MNS workers in Pune

21 Aug 2019, 7:45 PM

Pakistan Army has deployed its Special Service Group (SSG) commandos along Gujarat border

21 Aug 2019, 7:45 PM

Congress leaders Kapil Sibal, Abhishek Singhvi, & Salman Khurshid to address the media

21 Aug 2019, 7:18 PM

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh writes to PM seeking ₹1000 cr special package for flood relief

21 Aug 2019, 7:09 PM

6 trains cancelled and 1 diverted due to non-interlocking work at Ballabgarh

21 Aug 2019, 6:47 PM

Former J&K MLA, Rashid Engineer sent to 14-day judicial custody by NIA Court

21 Aug 2019, 6:27 PM

Defence Minister, IAF chief to visit France to receive first Indian Rafale fighter plane

21 Aug 2019, 6:17 PM

NSA Ajit Doval met with his Russian counterpart Nikolai Patrushev in Moscow

21 Aug 2019, 6:08 PM

Sensex falls by 268 points amid weak investor sentiment, PSU banks under pressure

21 Aug 2019, 5:42 PM

Advocate Chitranjan Singh shot dead by unknown assailants in Buxar, Bihar

21 Aug 2019, 5:15 PM

BJP has put burden of its corrupt and useless policies on people, says Priyanka on fuel price hike in UP

“The BJP has put the burden of its corrupt and useless policies on people. We do not accept this decision of robbing people by increasing petrol and diesel price. Uttar Pradesh Congress demands the government should take back this increase in fuel price,” tweeted Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi

21 Aug 2019, 5:06 PM

Supreme Court to hear P Chidambaram’s plea on Friday

21 Aug 2019, 5:02 PM

Working on diverting our share of water flowing to Pak, says Union Jal Shakti Minister

We’re working on diverting our share of water flowing to Pak, says Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat

21 Aug 2019, 4:12 PM

Pakistan violated ceasefire in Sunderbani sector of Rajouri district

Pakistan violated ceasefire in Sunderbani sector of Rajouri district at about 3:45 pm, on Wednesday. Indian Army is retaliating

21 Aug 2019, 3:43 PM

Congress workers hold protest in Lucknow over hike in fuel prices in the state

21 Aug 2019, 3:29 PM

Man shot dead in Shamli in third murder in 15 hrs

A 27-year-old man was allegedly shot dead by unidentified assailants in Shamli on Wednesday morning, after two separate killings in different parts of the district in the past 15 hours, police said.

21 Aug 2019, 2:25 PM

SC refuses urgent listing of P Chidambaram's plea against Delhi HC order

21 Aug 2019, 1:58 PM

Three IAF personnel killed as truck falls into gorge

Three Air Force personnel were killed and three others injured when a truck carrying them fell into a gorge in Rajasthan's Barmer district on Wednesday, police said.  Two of the injured are in a critical condition, they said

21 Aug 2019, 1:55 PM

CBI books senior journalist Prannoy Roy and others in a new case against NDTV for alleged FDI violation, says Officials

21 Aug 2019, 1:02 PM

Modi govt using ED, CBI, to character assassinate P Chidambaram, says Rahul Gandhi

Modi govt using ED, CBI and sections of media to assassinate character of P Chidambaram. I strongly condemn this disgraceful misuse of power, says Rahul Gandhi

21 Aug 2019, 12:26 PM

A helicopter, carrying relief material to flood affected areas, has crashed in Uttarkashi

The helicopter was going from Mori to Moldi, in Uttarkashi district. Three people were on-board the helicopter. More details awaited.

21 Aug 2019, 12:15 PM

External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar arrives in Kathmandu for 5th Joint Commission Meeting.

21 Aug 2019, 12:10 PM

2 killed, 1 injured in clash between two groups in Akola, Maharashtra

Two persons were killed and one was seriously injured in a clash between two groups over an old dispute in Akola district of Maharashtra, police said on Wednesday.

Five people were arrested in connection with the incident, police inspector Gajanan Shelke said.

The clash broke out after heated arguments between the two sides "over some old family dispute" in Nimbi village on Tuesday, he said.

21 Aug 2019, 11:20 AM

23 MLAs take as minister in UP govt, 6 of them as Cabinet ministers

23 MLAs take oath as ministers in Uttar Pradesh Government, 6 of them as Cabinet Ministers, in the first Cabinet reshuffle of the present Government

21 Aug 2019, 11:09 AM

20 people missing in Uttarkashi following a cloudburst

20 people missing in Sanel village of Mori block in Uttarkashi district, following an incident of cloudburst there. 15 bodies have been recovered so far. The search operation is still underway.

21 Aug 2019, 11:08 AM

Man arrested for giving triple talaq to wife in UP

A man was arrested for allegedly giving triple talaq to his wife in the Ramraj area here, police said on Wednesday.

21 Aug 2019, 10:57 AM

Relief material sent on two Indian Air Force helicopters to Arakot, Uttarakhand

Relief material sent on two Indian Air Force helicopters from Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun as well, to flood-affected Arakot in Uttarkashi district.

21 Aug 2019, 10:52 AM

Constitution Bench headed by CJI Ranjan Gogoi assembles

21 Aug 2019, 10:51 AM

Senior Advocates Kapil Sibal, Vivek Tankha have made their way into CJI Court

21 Aug 2019, 10:49 AM

Bench headed by J N V Ramana says Chidambaram's plea will be put before CJI to consider for urgent listing

21 Aug 2019, 10:46 AM

P Chidambaram files plea in SC challenging Delhi HC order

P Chidambaram files plea in SC challenging Delhi HC order dismissing his petition for pre-arrest bail in INX media case

21 Aug 2019, 10:34 AM

Man stabbed to death in UP

A man was stabbed to death and his brother seriously injured allegedly by a youth in the Jhinjhana area, police said on Wednesday.

The incident took place at Patnipratapur village Tuesday night, they said.

21 Aug 2019, 10:30 AM

Senior lawyers Kapil Sibal, Salman Khurshid and Vivek Tankha are inside the courtroom

21 Aug 2019, 10:22 AM

Special Leave Petition (SLP) filed in Supreme Court by lawyers of P Chidambaram

Special Leave Petition (SLP) filed in Supreme Court by lawyers of P Chidambaram seeking interim relief against yesterday's order of the Delhi High Court canceling Chidambaram's anticipatory bail plea

21 Aug 2019, 10:22 AM

MP govt declares three-day mourning following the demise of Babulal Gaur

Madhya Pradesh government declares three-day mourning in the state following the demise of former Chief Minister and BJP leader, Babulal Gaur, today. His last rites will be performed with state honours.

21 Aug 2019, 10:07 AM

Rupee opens 23 paise higher at 71.48 against USD in early trade

The rupee rebounded from six-month low level and appreciated by 23 paise to 71.48 against the US dollar in early trade on Wednesday tracking gains in Asian currencies and fresh foreign fund inflows.

On Tuesday, the rupee had closed at a new six-month low of 71.71 against the US dollar as economic uncertainties continued to weigh.

21 Aug 2019, 10:07 AM

Water level at Old Yamuna Bridge (Loha Pul) has reached 206.60 meter

Water level at Old Yamuna Bridge (Loha Pul) has reached 206.60 meter. As per Upper Yamuna Division, Central Water Commission the water level is expected to reach the peak value of 207.08 meter between 1 to 5 pm today.

21 Aug 2019, 10:00 AM

Cool cloudy morning in Delhi, light rain expected

It was a cool, cloudy Wednesday morning in the city, with the minimum temperature settling two notches below the average in the season.

The minimum temperature was 24.8 degrees Celsius. The maximum is expected to hover around 36 degrees Celsius, said a MeT department official.

21 Aug 2019, 9:52 AM

Market starts on a tepid note; Nifty slips below 11,000

Domestic equity benchmarks BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty started on a negative note on Wednesday as investors remained risk averse due to uncertainties over economic growth.

21 Aug 2019, 9:50 AM

President of Zambia arrives in India

President of Zambia, Edgar Chagwa Lungu accorded Guard of Honour at Rashtrapati Bhawan. He is on a three-day visit to India.

21 Aug 2019, 9:21 AM

PM condoles demise of former MP CM Baulal Gaur

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday condoled the demise of former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Babulal Gaur, saying he continuously worked to strengthen the party.

21 Aug 2019, 8:47 AM

We stand by Chidambaram and will continue to fight for truth, says Priyanka

“ An extremely qualified and respected member of the Rajya Sabha, P Chidambaram ji has served our nation with loyalty for decades including as Finance Minister & Home Minister. He unhesitatingly speaks truth to power and exposes the failures of this government, but the truth is inconvenient to cowards so he is being shamefully hunted down. We stand by him and will continue to fight for the truth no matter what the consequences are,” tweeted Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi

21 Aug 2019, 8:30 AM

6 quintal of relief material have been sent by Air Force helicopters to Uttarakhand

6 quintal of relief material have been sent by Air Force helicopters to flood hit Mori Tehsil of Uttarkashi district.

21 Aug 2019, 8:21 AM

Madhya Pradesh’s former CM and BJP leader, Babulal Gaur passes away

Madhya Pradesh's former CM and BJP leader, Babulal Gaur passed away at Narmada Hospital in Bhopal, this morning.

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