Chidambaram arrested by CBI from Delhi home in INX Media case


New Delhi: Former Union minister P. Chidambaram was arrested by CBI Wednesday in the corruption cases related to the INX Media scam.A CBI team reached the former union minister’s Delhi home minutes after he held a press conference at the Congress party headquarters, in which he dismissed the ED and CBI charges as “lies”.Earlier in the day, the Supreme Court refused to grant an urgent hearing of his plea seeking protection from arrest. Chidambaram had moved the top court after the Delhi High Court rejected his plea seeking anticipatory bail.