Articles about Karti Chidambaram

Karti Chidambaram is a businessman, Indian National Congress (INC) politician, and Lok Sabha Member of Parliament. He is the son of former Home and Finance Minister of India, P Chidambaram. He did his Bachelor's in Business Administration from the University of Texas and LLB from Cambridge University. Previously associated with his father's political activities, Chidambaram contested for the first time in the 2014 Lok Sabha Elections from Tamil Nadu's Sivaganga constituency but lost to AIADMK's PR Senthilnathan. He contested again in the 2019 elections and this time, he beat BJP's Hariharan Raja to become the Lok Sabha member of Parliament from Sivaganga. He is a member of the All India Congress Committee (AICC) and Vice-President of the Tamil Nadu Tennis Association. Chidambaram has been one of the key accused, along with his father, in multiple scams, including the INX Media case and the Aircel-Maxis scam. It is alleged that he grew business empires and amassed wealth leveraging his father's position in the Indian Government.

CBI raids P Chidambaram's son Karti Chidambaram in 'bribe-for-visa' case

17 May 2022

India
CBI raids P Chidambaram's son Karti Chidambaram in 'bribe-for-visa' case

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday raided the residence and offices of Congress MP Karti Chidambaram on new bribery allegations involving facilitating visas for 250 Chinese nationals.

Aircel-Maxis case: P Chidambaram, son Karti get regular bail

23 Mar 2022

Politics
Aircel-Maxis case: P Chidambaram, son Karti get regular bail

In a major relief to former Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram and his son Karti Chidambaram, a Delhi court on Wednesday granted regular bail to the duo in the Aircel-Maxis case.

Karti Chidambaram tests positive for coronavirus; goes into home quarantine

03 Aug 2020

India
Karti Chidambaram tests positive for coronavirus; goes into home quarantine

Member of Parliament Karti Chidamabaram (48) on Monday revealed that he has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. Chidamabaram, who represents Sivaganga (Tamil Nadu) in the Lok Sabha, is the latest among prominent political figures to have contracted the infection.

Decisions taken collectively, how is Chidambaram at fault, asks Manmohan

24 Sep 2019

Politics
Decisions taken collectively, how is Chidambaram at fault, asks Manmohan

Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram, who is lodged in Tihar jail in connection to corruption in INX Media case, has found support in ex-Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh.

Manmohan, Sonia meet Chidambaram in Tihar. 'Honored', says jailed leader

23 Sep 2019

Politics
Manmohan, Sonia meet Chidambaram in Tihar. 'Honored', says jailed leader

Lodged in Tihar jail since September 5, former Finance Minister P Chidambaram was visited by Sonia Gandhi and Dr. Manmohan Singh on Monday morning.

In letter to 'jailed' father Chidambaram, Karti mocks PM Modi

16 Sep 2019

Politics
In letter to 'jailed' father Chidambaram, Karti mocks PM Modi

Karti Chidambaram, in a two-page letter addressed to his father and former Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram on the latter's 74th birthday, criticized the current government.

From Tihar, Chidambaram mocks Narendra Modi-led government

11 Sep 2019

India
From Tihar, Chidambaram mocks Narendra Modi-led government

P Chidambaram, former Union Minister of Finance and Home, may have been lodged at Tihar jail but that hasn't stopped him from attacking the government, led by BJP.

INX Media Case: CBI questions Indrani Mukerjea in prison

10 Sep 2019

India
INX Media Case: CBI questions Indrani Mukerjea in prison

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), which is investigating alleged corruption in foreign funds which INX Media received years ago, questioned Indrani Mukerjea in Mumbai's Byculla jail on Tuesday.

INX Media case: How Chidambaram spent night at Tihar jail

06 Sep 2019

India
INX Media case: How Chidambaram spent night at Tihar jail

The worst fears of former Finance Minister, P Chidambaram, came true on Thursday after a special court ordered that he should be sent to judicial custody at Tihar jail.

Important day for Chidambaram, SC to pronounce verdict on pleas

05 Sep 2019

India
Important day for Chidambaram, SC to pronounce verdict on pleas

P Chidambaram, the former Finance Minister, who has been in CBI custody has an important day today, as courts will pronounce verdict on a bunch of his pleas.

Chidambaram's CBI custody extended again, this time till September 2

30 Aug 2019

India
Chidambaram's CBI custody extended again, this time till September 2

A special court on Friday extended the CBI custody of former Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram till September 2, Monday.

Chidambaram "offers" to remain in CBI custody till September 2

30 Aug 2019

India
Chidambaram "offers" to remain in CBI custody till September 2

P Chidambaram, the former Union Finance Minister who is currently in CBI custody for his alleged involvement in INX Media case, made an unprecedented offer in Supreme Court on Thursday.

INX Media case: Indrani Mukerjea calls Chidambaram's arrest 'good news'

29 Aug 2019

India
INX Media case: Indrani Mukerjea calls Chidambaram's arrest 'good news'

Indrani Mukerjea, who co-founded INX Media along with her husband Peter, is "glad" former Finance Minister P Chidambaram has been arrested.

Supreme Court to hear Chidambaram's plea against arrest today

26 Aug 2019

India
Supreme Court to hear Chidambaram's plea against arrest today

On Monday, Supreme Court will hear a plea of former Finance Minister P Chidambaram challenging arrest warrant issued against him.

Beyond Chidambaram, these 7 politicians are also on CBI's radar

22 Aug 2019

Politics
Beyond Chidambaram, these 7 politicians are also on CBI's radar

P Chidambaram's arrest by CBI on Wednesday is being viewed differently by various sections. While Congress sees it as a breach of privacy and government's revenge, BJP feels he is being brought to justice for "ill deeds".

INX Media case: Chidambaram sent to custody till August 26

22 Aug 2019

India
INX Media case: Chidambaram sent to custody till August 26

A special CBI court sent former Finance Minister P Chidambaram, who is facing probe for his alleged involvement in the INX Media case, to custody till August 26, Monday.

#INXMediaCase: SC to hear Chidambaram's pre-arrest bail plea on Friday

21 Aug 2019

Politics
#INXMediaCase: SC to hear Chidambaram's pre-arrest bail plea on Friday

Former Finance Minister and senior Congress leader, P Chidambaram, has once again failed to get immediate relief from the Supreme Court on Wednesday.

Will bring bad name: Congress leader opposes Karti Chidambaram's candidature

25 Mar 2019

Politics
Will bring bad name: Congress leader opposes Karti Chidambaram's candidature

Former Union Minister P Chidambaram's son Karti was given a Congress ticket from Sivaganga late on Sunday night, making way for infighting in the party.

Kamal Haasan withdraws from poll-race, promises 50L jobs in manifesto

25 Mar 2019

Politics
Kamal Haasan withdraws from poll-race, promises 50L jobs in manifesto

On Sunday, actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan announced that he wouldn't contest upcoming Lok Sabha elections or Assembly polls in Tamil Nadu while stressing that all "candidates were his faces".

Aircel-Maxis case: CBI given green light to prosecute P Chidambaram

26 Nov 2018

India
Aircel-Maxis case: CBI given green light to prosecute P Chidambaram

On Monday, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) told a Delhi court that the Centre had given it the green light to go ahead and prosecute former Union minister P Chidambaram in the Aircel-Maxis case.

In Aircel-Maxis case, Chidambaram named as accused in chargesheet

25 Oct 2018

India
In Aircel-Maxis case, Chidambaram named as accused in chargesheet

The Enforcement Directorate on Thursday named former Union Minister P Chidambaram as accused no. 1 in the Aircel-Maxis case. The senior Congress leader's son Karti and his accountant Bhaskar Raman were also mentioned in the chargesheet.

INX Media case: ED attaches Chidambaram's assets worth Rs. 54cr

11 Oct 2018

India
INX Media case: ED attaches Chidambaram's assets worth Rs. 54cr

According to news agency PTI, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has attached assets worth Rs. 54cr from Karti Chidambaram, both in India and abroad, in connection with the INX Media case.

Aircel-Maxis case: CBI files charge-sheet against Chidambaram, son Karti

19 Jul 2018

India
Aircel-Maxis case: CBI files charge-sheet against Chidambaram, son Karti

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) today filed a supplementary charge sheet against former Finance Minister P Chidambaram and his son Karti, naming them the accused in the Aircel Maxis deal case.

Aircel-Maxis case: Chidambaram, son protected from arrest till Aug 7

10 Jul 2018

India
Aircel-Maxis case: Chidambaram, son protected from arrest till Aug 7

A Delhi court today extended the protection from arrest granted to former Union Minister P Chidambaram and his son Karti in Aircel-Maxis money laundering case till August 7.

Aircel-Maxis: Chidambaram summoned by ED for second round of questioning

12 Jun 2018

India
Aircel-Maxis: Chidambaram summoned by ED for second round of questioning

Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram today reached the ED headquarters in Delhi for the second round of questioning in the Aircel-Maxis case.

INX Media case: Chidambaram arrives at CBI HQ for questioning

06 Jun 2018

India
INX Media case: Chidambaram arrives at CBI HQ for questioning

Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Wednesday went to the CBI headquarters for questioning regarding foreign investment clearances given to INX media during his tenure.

Aircel-Maxis: No arrest for Chidambaram till July-10, but summons tomorrow

05 Jun 2018

India
Aircel-Maxis: No arrest for Chidambaram till July-10, but summons tomorrow

Five days after former finance minister P Chidambaram sought relief in the Aircel-Maxis case, a Delhi court today granted him protection from arrest till July 10.

Aircel-Maxis case: Chidambaram moves Delhi court, seeking protection from arrest

30 May 2018

India
Aircel-Maxis case: Chidambaram moves Delhi court, seeking protection from arrest

Former Finance Minister of India, P Chidambaram, today moved a Delhi court seeking protection from arrest in the Aircel-Maxis money laundering case.

INX-case: CBI plans confronting Peter Mukerjea with Karti Chidambaram

26 Mar 2018

India
INX-case: CBI plans confronting Peter Mukerjea with Karti Chidambaram

The CBI has got custody of Peter Mukerjea, former director of INX Media, for five days. In its affidavit, it said it plans to bring him face to face with Karti Chidambaram in the INX money laundering case.

INX money-laundering: Karti gets bail after 13-days in Tihar Jail

23 Mar 2018

India
INX money-laundering: Karti gets bail after 13-days in Tihar Jail

Karti Chidambaram, son of former Finance Minister P Chidamabaram, is out on bail in the INX money laundering case after 13 days in Tihar Jail.

CBI seeks judicial custody while Karti wants separate prison cell

12 Mar 2018

India
CBI seeks judicial custody while Karti wants separate prison cell

The CBI produced Karti Chidambaram in court today after his three-day police custody expired, and has now sought 15-day judicial custody, saying he remained "evasive" and "non-cooperative" during interrogation.

Sonia Gandhi reveals why she didn't become Prime-Minister in 2004

09 Mar 2018

India
Sonia Gandhi reveals why she didn't become Prime-Minister in 2004

Speaking at India Today Conclave in Mumbai, Sonia Gandhi revealed why she chose not to become the Prime Minister even after leading UPA to power in 2004.

Delhi HC grants Karti Chidambaram temporary relief from arrest

09 Mar 2018

India
Delhi HC grants Karti Chidambaram temporary relief from arrest

In some relief for Karti Chidambaram, son of former finance minister P Chidambaram and an accused in the INX money-laundering case, the Delhi HC has refrained the ED from arresting him till March 20.

INX case: SC refuses Karti Chidambaram protection from arrest

06 Mar 2018

India
INX case: SC refuses Karti Chidambaram protection from arrest

The SC has refused to grant interim protection from arrest by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) to Karti Chidambaram in the INX money laundering case.

Budget session stormed by Nirav Modi, Karti Chidambaram issues

05 Mar 2018

Politics
Budget session stormed by Nirav Modi, Karti Chidambaram issues

The second part of the budget session began today on a stormy note, with the ruling and opposition parties training their guns on each other over major corruption scandals.

INX money-laundering: Karti paid Rs. 1.8cr to influential political leader

05 Mar 2018

Business
INX money-laundering: Karti paid Rs. 1.8cr to influential political leader

ED has claimed that Karti Chidambaram, under investigation in the INX money laundering case, paid a senior political leader Rs. 1.8cr in five instalments in over 3.5 years.

INX-case: Karti to be confronted with the Mukerjeas in Mumbai

04 Mar 2018

India
INX-case: Karti to be confronted with the Mukerjeas in Mumbai

The CBI has taken Karti Chidambaram, son of former finance minister P Chidambaram, to Mumbai for questioning in the INX money laundering case.

Karti Chidambaram, in CBI custody, wants food from Zomato, Swiggy

02 Mar 2018

India
Karti Chidambaram, in CBI custody, wants food from Zomato, Swiggy

Karti Chidambaram, the son of former finance minister P Chidambaram, who is under a five-day CBI custody since Thursday for his involvement in the INX money laundering case, has been reportedly throwing his weight around.

INX money-laundering: CBI seeks 14-day custody to grill Karti Chidambaram

01 Mar 2018

India
INX money-laundering: CBI seeks 14-day custody to grill Karti Chidambaram

The CBI has sought 14-day custody of Karti Chidambaram, son of former finance minister P Chidambaram, in the INX money laundering case.

Karti Chidambaram's arrest: Congress says, PM diverting from corruption scandals

01 Mar 2018

Politics
Karti Chidambaram's arrest: Congress says, PM diverting from corruption scandals

Slamming the graft allegations against P Chidambaram's son Karti, Congress claimed that PM Narendra Modi is desperately trying to divert people's attention from the corruption scandals tumbling out of BJP's closet.