Soon after Chidambaram arrested, Twitter was flooded with posts comparing it this with Amit Shah's arrest
At the press briefing, Chidambaram said he wasn't accused of any offence in the INX Media case and that no chargesheet has been filed against him
Chidambaram, who has been elusive since last evening, emerged at the New Delhi headquarters of All Indian Congress Committee (AICC) to address the media.
The top court said the defects in the petition were removed just now and it "cannot be listed for hearing today itself"
It also asks them to not allow the Congress leader to cross the Indian border without the permission of the ED.
Justice Ramana tells former minister's lawyers to place the matter before Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi for urgent listing
63 moons technologies filed the suit on June 12 against Chidambaram, Ministry of Skill Development's secretary KP Krishnan and former FMC chairman Ramesh Abhishek.
A team of officials went to the P Chidambaram's Jor Bagh residence in the morning on August 21 looking for him but had to return as he was not present there, officials said.
P Chidambaram is likely to seek protection from the arrest from the Supreme Court.
Delhi High Court on August 20 rejected Chidambaram's anticipatory bail, saying he seems to be the "kingpin" and "key conspirator" in the INX media case
At around 6.30 pm on August 20, a CBI team arrived at his Jor Bagh residence to locate him. However, they left the premises after confirming that he was not present at the address
The high court, on July 24, directed Chidambaram and two bureaucrats to remain present in person or through their lawyers on October 15 to respond to the claims made by the firm, formerly known as Financial Technologies Ltd.
Updates on the INX Media case, after Delhi HC rejected former finance minister P Chidambaram's anticipatory bail
During the arguments, both CBI and ED had opposed Chidambaram's plea on the ground that his custodial interrogation was required as he was evasive during questioning
The company filed the suit on June 12 before the high court against Congress leader Chidambaram and bureaucrats K P Krishnan and Ramesh Abhishek, accusing them of taking 'malicious and malafide' action against it.
Chidambaram said the budget does not have any structural reforms, and if there are no structural reforms, it appears that they want to carry on with the existing policies and reforms and yet achieve that kind of growth that this government envisages.
Other senior Congress leaders, including the party's leader in Lok Sabha, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, and its chief spokesperson, Randeep Singh Surjewala also criticised the budget
The probity watchdog said the sanction to prosecute a few bureaucrats is also pending with the Personnel Ministry, that acts as the nodal department for anti-corruption matters, for over four months.
The former finance minister also accused Jaitley of perfecting the art of 'concealing' data and projecting 'doctored' information.
The former Union minister also said the BJP's "campaign of polarisation" is a complete failure in southern and western states and the impact it will have in northern and eastern India remains to be seen.
A bench of Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Sanjiv Khanna issued notice to Chidambaram's wife Nalini and their son Karti, who is contesting Lok Sabha election from Sivaganga constituency in Tamil Nadu.
Chidambaram, training his guns on BJP for its position on Articles 370 and 35A, said suggesting the repeal of these constitutional provisions would sow the seeds of a "major disaster" in Jammu and Kashmir.
The former finance minister also said it was a 'promise' of the Congress not to increase the tax burden of the middle class.
The apex court also quashed all IBC proceedings initiated by banks under the RBI circular against defaulters.
The former finance minister also questioned the motive of the government in making the announcement.