Daily Archive: January 13, 2018

“Comedy Of Errors,” Says P Chidambaram After Raids At His Chennai, Delhi Homes

Chennai : The Chennai and Delhi homes of former Union minister P Chidambaram was raided by a team of Enforcement Directorate today. The raid – which took place when both Mr Chidambaram and his son Karti were out of town — was in connection with the money laundering investigation in the Aircel-Maxis money laundering case, reported news agency PTI. Mr Chidambaram has questioned the agency’s jurisdiction to investigate the matter.

The former Union minister said the raids were a reaction to the notices sent out by the Supreme Court, which heard the appeal of his son yesterday. Karti Chidambaram, a 46-year-old businessman and Congress member, had questioned the cases filed against him by the investigators.

Bar Association Meets To Discuss Rift Within Judiciary

New Delhi : The Supreme Court Bar Association is meeting right now to discuss the way forward after four of the country’s most senior judges went public, questioning the conduct of the Chief Justice of India. Sources said the association feels that the judges should not have gone to the media and discussed the issue in full court meeting and sorted them out internally. The association also feels that the Chief Justice of India should have addressed the issues, sources said.

At an unprecedented press conference yesterday, the judges said they went public after their attempts to alert the Chief Justice to their concerns – including a meeting with him on Friday morning – had failed to make any progress.

Delhi: CRPF jawan saves woman from drowning in canal

  • New Delhi, Jan 13 (PTI) An 18-year-old woman was today saved from drowning in the Munak canal here by an alert CRPF jawan, who was on sentry duty at the force’s camp in the Bawana area, a senior official said.

    Constable Pramod Kumar Chauhan was on sentry duty and around 11 am, he saw someone drowning in the canal, which flows right behind the 55th Battalion camp, he said.

    It is believed that the woman fell into the canal accidentally, the official said.

    The jawan alerted his colleagues and jumped into the water, rescuing Lakshmi P, he said, adding that she was given first aid at the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) camp.

    The woman, a resident of Narela, was admitted to a local hospital later, the official said.