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.
17 May 2022India
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.
23 Mar 2022Politics
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.
03 Aug 2020India
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.
24 Sep 2019Politics
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.
23 Sep 2019Politics
Lodged in Tihar jail since September 5, former Finance Minister P Chidambaram was visited by Sonia Gandhi and Dr. Manmohan Singh on Monday morning.
16 Sep 2019Politics
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.
11 Sep 2019India
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.
10 Sep 2019India
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.
06 Sep 2019India
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.
05 Sep 2019India
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.
30 Aug 2019India
A special court on Friday extended the CBI custody of former Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram till September 2, Monday.
30 Aug 2019India
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.
29 Aug 2019India
Indrani Mukerjea, who co-founded INX Media along with her husband Peter, is "glad" former Finance Minister P Chidambaram has been arrested.
26 Aug 2019India
On Monday, Supreme Court will hear a plea of former Finance Minister P Chidambaram challenging arrest warrant issued against him.
22 Aug 2019Politics
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".
22 Aug 2019India
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.
21 Aug 2019Politics
Former Finance Minister and senior Congress leader, P Chidambaram, has once again failed to get immediate relief from the Supreme Court on Wednesday.
25 Mar 2019Politics
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.
25 Mar 2019Politics
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".
26 Nov 2018India
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.
25 Oct 2018India
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.
11 Oct 2018India
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.
19 Jul 2018India
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.
10 Jul 2018India
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.
12 Jun 2018India
Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram today reached the ED headquarters in Delhi for the second round of questioning in the Aircel-Maxis case.
06 Jun 2018India
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.
05 Jun 2018India
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.
30 May 2018India
Former Finance Minister of India, P Chidambaram, today moved a Delhi court seeking protection from arrest in the Aircel-Maxis money laundering case.
26 Mar 2018India
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.
23 Mar 2018India
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.
12 Mar 2018India
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.
09 Mar 2018India
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.
09 Mar 2018India
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.
06 Mar 2018India
The SC has refused to grant interim protection from arrest by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) to Karti Chidambaram in the INX money laundering case.
05 Mar 2018Politics
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.
05 Mar 2018Business
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.
04 Mar 2018India
The CBI has taken Karti Chidambaram, son of former finance minister P Chidambaram, to Mumbai for questioning in the INX money laundering case.
02 Mar 2018India
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.
01 Mar 2018India
The CBI has sought 14-day custody of Karti Chidambaram, son of former finance minister P Chidambaram, in the INX money laundering case.
01 Mar 2018Politics
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.