Calling P Chidambaram an absconder very unfair: Abhishek Manu Singhvi
Thursday, 22 August 2019 Senior counsel Abhishek Manu Singhvi on Wednesday defended former Union minister P Chidambaram saying he had appeared before the media on Wednesday even when he was not required to.
Indian former finance minister P Chidambaram on May 18 slammed the announcement of stimulus package made by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and said that stimulus package is an eyewash and nothing will go to the poor. "This package should be rejected as inadequate and the govt should come out with a revised and comprehensive package. We express our thorough disappointment over the stimulus package announced by the Centre. This is complete eyewash. We request govt to announce a revised fiscal stimulus package of not less than Rs 10 lakh crore of real additional expenditure," said Chidambaram.
A special CBI court on Thursday sent former Union Minister P. Chidambaram, who was arrested on Wednesday evening in the INX Media case, to CBI's custody till August 26. Special Judge Ajay Kumar Kuhar..