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74-year-old Chidambaram is currently lodged in Delhi's Tihar Jail
Special judge Ajay Kumar Kuhar passed the order after the senior Congress leader was produced before the court through video conference due to lawyers' strike in the district courts
The former finance minister, who is in jail for alleged corruption in the INX Media case, also said in a tweet that the magazine is read by the Fortune 500 companies that will invest in India.
The ED, in its affidavit filed in response to 74-year-old Chidambaram's bail petition, said the contention of the senior Congress leader that no offence is made out against him is "untenable in law" and his plea is liable to be rejected.
The court was hearing 74-year old Chidambaram's plea for interim bail in the case, filed by the Enforcement Directorate (ED), on medical grounds saying his condition is deteriorating and he needs to be in a sterile environment.
On Monday, Chidambaram was brought to RML Hospital in the morning and later referred to AIIMS after he complained of stomach ache and illness. He was discharged in the night.
Sources said Chidambaram was taken to the RML Hospital in the morning but has now been shifted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences here.
While some wondered what the West Bengal Congress leader might have tried to convey, the others poked fun at him, stating he was only trying to wear Thiruvananthapuram MP Shashi Tharoor’s hat for a while.
Chidambaram, continues to be in ED custody since October 17, was on October 22 gets bail from Supreme Court in the INX media corruption case.
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P Chidambaram is currently in the Enforcement Directorate (ED)’s custody till October 24 in relation to the same case
Chidambaram is presently in the custody of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in the INX Media money laundering case.
A bench headed by Justice R Banumathi was informed by Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, appearing for the CBI and opposing Chidambaram's bail plea, that the country needs to go for 'zero tolerance policy' on corruption.
The charge sheet also named the Congress leader's son Karti Chidambaram, Peter Mukherjea and Indrani Mukerjea.
On October 15, a Delhi court allowed the ED to question P Chidambaram, and arrest if necessary
The court said ED's application for remand is premature at this moment
Issuing the production warrant against Chidambaram, Special judge Ajay Kumar Kuhar asked the Tihar jail authorities to produce him before it at 3 pm on Monday.
ED has challenged the September 5 order of the special court granting the relief to Chidambaram and his son.
Chidambaram had sought home cooked food in Tihar jail, citing medical ailments.
Chidambaram is presently lodged in Tihar jail under judicial custody, which was extended till October 17 by a court here on Thursday.
The High Court had, on September 27 reserved its order on Chidambaram's bail petition challenging trial court's decision of denying him bail
Chidambaram's counsel had earlier contended that it was not a case of taking out money from the country or cheating a bank and instead money has come in and it was not an economic offence, as alleged by the agency.
Chidambaram is in the Tihar Jail since September 5, for alleged corruption in the INX Media case.
Singh said he hoped the courts would render justice in Chidambaram's case.