Central agencies stellar at probing Opposition leaders, but what happens to corruption cases against BJP's Yediyurappa, Mukul Roy, Himanta Biswa Sarma?
Central agencies have been remarkably on the ball in pursuing all kinds of cases against political leaders, or people connected to them, who are in opposition to the ruling BJP. CBI, ED, and I-T dept have played stellar roles in pursuing inquiries and detaining people against whom prima facie cases have been made out. The arrest of P Chidambaram on Wednesday night is a classic case in point.
Firstpost Editor's Picks: INX media case and outcry against P Chidambaram, police torture in Haryana slowdown in GDP growth, Saaho movie review; today's must read stories
Chidambaram INX Media Case Updates: Setback for ED as SC notes ex-FM cooperated in probe, stays arrest till Monday
Chidambaram INX Media Case Latest Updates: It looks like a mini setback for the Enforcement Directorate — which was looking to make a strong case to ensure Chidambaram does not get any relief from court — as Supreme Court acknowledged in its order that Chidambaram has always been on bail and he has been cooperating with the investigation in the ED matter.
BJP Telangana president K Laxman says 'courts will take proper legal action' against P Chidambaram in INX Media case
BJP state president K Laxman has said that courts will take legal action against former finance minister P Chidambaram in the INX Media case.
Daily Bulletin: SC to hear P Chidambaram's plea against ED today; Narendra Modi to begin three day visit to UAE, Bahrain from 23 August
Daily Bulletin: INX Media case: SC to hear P Chidambaram's plea on anticipatory bail today even as ex-FM remains in CBI custody; Narendra Modi to visit UAE; day's top stories
From postponement of Ayodhya hearing in SC to PMLA law, P Chidambaram must be mulling a bundle of ironies in custody
P Chidambaram should reflect on whether he stood true to the philosophy he is advocating today during 10 years of absolute power he enjoyed during erstwhile UPA regime.
P Chidambaram arrested in INX media scandal: Ex-finance minister to be in CBI's custody till 26 August, special judge allows family to meet him for 30 mins everyday
After his arrest in a corruption case, Chidambaram spent Wednesday night in the same CBI headquarters, whose inauguration he had attended nearly eight years ago.
Chidambaram arrested updates: Ex-FM to be in CBI's custody till Monday; family, lawyers allowed to meet just for 30 mins everyday
Chidambaram arrested LIVE updates: Chidambaram's family members and team of lawyers will be allowed to meet him for 30 minutes everyday till he's in CBI's custody. The court has told the CBI that personal dignity of Chidambaram should not be violated during this period.
Chidambaram, a designated senior advocate who practices at the Supreme Court, had gamed the legal system for years and managed to get judicial protection from being arrested.
DMK-led all-party demonstration at Jantar Mantar demands release of political leaders detained in J&K
Opposition parties, including the Congress, the Trinamool Congress and the DMK, along with Karti Chidambaram protested on Thursday to demand the release of political leaders under detention in Jammu and Kashmir.
Karti Chidambaram terms father's arrest as a 'political vendetta', denies ever meeting with Peter, Indrani Mukherjea
Karti Chidambaram termed the arrest of his father P Chidambaram as a 'political vendetta' and vehemently denied any association with either Peter Mukherjea or his wife Indrani Mukherjea, the promoters of INX Media.
P Chidambaram's son reacts to father's arrest by CBI, says 'will fight this trumped-up, vindictive act by the pliant agency'
After P Chidambaram was arrested by CBI his son Karti Chidambaram said they will fight this 'trumped-up and vindictive act' by a 'pliant agency' politically and legally.
The optics of Chidambaram running away and hiding from the law are worse than Chidambaram facing and cooperating with agencies.
P Chidambaram INX Media Case updates: Ex-FM to be kept at CBI HQ overnight; Karti says 'we will be vindicated eventually'
P Chidambaram INX Media Case LIVE Updates: P Chidambaram will spend the night at the CBI headquarters and will be produced in a trial court on Thursday. Karti Chidambaram told reporters that his family will take the legal route, and asserted that he and his father "will be vindicated eventually".
INX Media case: P Chidambaram pleads 'reputation' in SC, but ex-finance minister's actions undercut his credibility
P Chidambaram, a supposed legal luminary, is doing exactly the opposite of what he ought to in the Supreme Court by pleading that he has a "reputation to sustain".