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CBI conducts raids at premises of P Chidambaram, Karti in TN

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The today launched searches at multiple premises linked to former Union Minister and his son Karti Chidambaram in connection with alleged favours granted in FIPB clearance to a firm.

Official sources in said the searches were spread across Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, and Gurugram.



The raids are also taking place at the Nungambakkam residence of in Chennai, a senior police official said in Chennai.

Unconfirmed reports said the raids were also on at Karaikudi, the hometown of Chidambaram.

The agency had recently registered a case regarding Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) clearance given to a company in which it is alleged that favours were given when was the minister.

Asked about the raids, the former union minister said, "You should have called your friends.......Should I stop writing ? (against the government)."

"I mean...(this is) absolute nonsense," Chidambaram told PTI adding he was not in Chennai.

Chidambaram, a staunch critic of the Narendra Modi-led BJP regime, has said in the past that his voice against the Centre cannot be silenced by launching cases against him or his son Karti, also a Congress leader.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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CBI conducts raids at premises of P Chidambaram, Karti in TN

The CBI today launched searches at multiple premises linked to former Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram and his son Karti Chidambaram in connection with alleged favours granted in FIPB clearance to a firm. Official sources in Delhi said the searches were spread across Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, and Gurugram. The raids are also taking place at the Nungambakkam residence of P Chidambaram in Chennai, a senior police official said in Chennai. Unconfirmed reports said the raids were also on at Karaikudi, the hometown of Chidambaram. The agency had recently registered a case regarding Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) clearance given to a company in which it is alleged that favours were given when P Chidambaram was the finance minister. Asked about the raids, the former union minister said, "You should have called your CBI friends.......Should I stop writing ? (against the government)." "I mean...(this is) absolute nonsense," Chidambaram told PTI adding he was not in ... The today launched searches at multiple premises linked to former Union Minister and his son Karti Chidambaram in connection with alleged favours granted in FIPB clearance to a firm.

Official sources in said the searches were spread across Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, and Gurugram.

The raids are also taking place at the Nungambakkam residence of in Chennai, a senior police official said in Chennai.

Unconfirmed reports said the raids were also on at Karaikudi, the hometown of Chidambaram.

The agency had recently registered a case regarding Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) clearance given to a company in which it is alleged that favours were given when was the minister.

Asked about the raids, the former union minister said, "You should have called your friends.......Should I stop writing ? (against the government)."

"I mean...(this is) absolute nonsense," Chidambaram told PTI adding he was not in Chennai.

Chidambaram, a staunch critic of the Narendra Modi-led BJP regime, has said in the past that his voice against the Centre cannot be silenced by launching cases against him or his son Karti, also a Congress leader.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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CBI conducts raids at premises of P Chidambaram, Karti in TN

The today launched searches at multiple premises linked to former Union Minister and his son Karti Chidambaram in connection with alleged favours granted in FIPB clearance to a firm.

Official sources in said the searches were spread across Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, and Gurugram.

The raids are also taking place at the Nungambakkam residence of in Chennai, a senior police official said in Chennai.

Unconfirmed reports said the raids were also on at Karaikudi, the hometown of Chidambaram.

The agency had recently registered a case regarding Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) clearance given to a company in which it is alleged that favours were given when was the minister.

Asked about the raids, the former union minister said, "You should have called your friends.......Should I stop writing ? (against the government)."

"I mean...(this is) absolute nonsense," Chidambaram told PTI adding he was not in Chennai.

Chidambaram, a staunch critic of the Narendra Modi-led BJP regime, has said in the past that his voice against the Centre cannot be silenced by launching cases against him or his son Karti, also a Congress leader.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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