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.
Congress leaders P Chidambaram, Kapil Sibal, Ghulam Nabi Azad, and Ahmed Patel at AICC headquarters for a press conference
“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
We’re working on diverting our share of water flowing to Pak, says Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat
Pakistan violated ceasefire in Sunderbani sector of Rajouri district at about 3:45 pm, on Wednesday. Indian Army is retaliating
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.
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
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
The helicopter was going from Mori to Moldi, in Uttarkashi district. Three people were on-board the helicopter. More details awaited.
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.
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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.
A man was arrested for allegedly giving triple talaq to his wife in the Ramraj area here, police said on Wednesday.
Relief material sent on two Indian Air Force helicopters from Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun as well, to flood-affected Arakot in Uttarkashi district.
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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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
President of Zambia, Edgar Chagwa Lungu accorded Guard of Honour at Rashtrapati Bhawan. He is on a three-day visit to India.
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.
“ 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
6 quintal of relief material have been sent by Air Force helicopters to flood hit Mori Tehsil of Uttarkashi district.
Madhya Pradesh's former CM and BJP leader, Babulal Gaur passed away at Narmada Hospital in Bhopal, this morning.