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Congress accuses Centre of 'character assassinating' Chidambaram in INX Media case

IndiaTimes Friday, 20 September 2019
Addressing a press conference here, senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh said that all procedures were followed in granting approval for Foreign Direct Investment into the INX Media. "There has been a sustained campaign of vilification and character assassination of Chidamabaram in INX media case," he said.
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News video: Sonia, Manmohan visit Tihar to meet Chidambaram

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Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday arrived at Tihar Jail in New Delhi to meet former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram, who has been imprisoned since September 5 in the INX Media case. This is for the first time that Sonia Gandhi and Manmohan...

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