CBI books Karti Chidambaram for getting visas for Chinese nationals for ₹50L

Karti Chidambaram named as an accused number one in an FIR filed by the CBI. He is accused of facilitating visas of 263 Chinese nationals for a power company. Karti allegedly received ₹50 lakh as a bribe 11 years ago when his father was the Union home minister. Four others have also been named in the FIR.
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Chinese visa scam: Karti Chidambaram's emails accessed; MHA official’s alarm...

A large tranch of emails have been traced by the CBI and after going through the evidence, the agency has come across a specific transaction of Rs 50 lakh. The company had allegedly assured Chidambaram's close aide S Bhaskararaman that they would pay a certain amount of money if the re-issuance of visas was assured, notably beyond the provisions of the Ministry of Home Affairs.
#KartiChidambaram #MHA #Chinese #LawGovernment


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'Raids not shocking, but concerning': RJD's Manoj Jha defends Chidambaram...

Karti Chidambaram accused of accepting Rs 50 lakh as a bribe 11 years ago. Karti accused of facilitating visas of 263 Chinese nationals for a power company. Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge accused BJP of trying to weaken Congress by raiding its members. He said the agencies are working on BJP's command.
#ManojJha #RJD #Chinese #News #Politics


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CBI names P Chidambaram in FIR: ‘Reason to believe then Home Minister was in...

The CBI has named Congress leader P Chidambaram in its FIR, hours after it raided residences in Chennai and Delhi. This comes as the central agency has registered a fresh case against son Karti for allegedly facilitating visas of 263 Chinese nationals for a power company over 11 years ago when his father was the Union Home Minister.
#PChidambaram #CBI #Chinese #Chennai #LawGovernment #Government


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Deepika Padukone joins Emma Stone in new ad video, her fans storm LV's account

Emma Stone, Deepika Padukone and Zhou Dongyu star in latest Louis Vuitton ad video. The American, Indian and Chinese actors are seen in white outfits and carrying the same brown leather bag. As they pose for the video, a special song, perhaps made specially for the shoot, plays in the background.
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Illegal visas issued for Chinese nationals when P Chidambaram was Union...

Sources say Karti Chidambaram allegedly took bribes to facilitate visas for Chinese nationals. The Home Ministry cleared illegal visa use in return for bribes in 2011, sources say. Karti's CA was approached by companies for work visas for the Chinese nationals, sources said. The visas were re-issued when P Chidamar was the Union Minister.
#PChidambaram #HomeMinistry #Chinese #LawGovernment #Government


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Chidambaram reacts on CBI raids on Karti Chidambaram residences in Chennai and Delhi

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram said the CBI found nothing and seized nothing during raids. The former Union minister also said the timing of the search is interesting. The CBI has filed a fresh case against Lok Sabha MP Karti. He is accused of facilitating visas of 250 Chinese nationals after receiving illegal gratification of Rs 50 lakh.
#KartiChidam #CBI #Chinese #Chennai #News


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CBI books Cong MP Karti in 'bribes for Chinese visa' case; Raids across 5 states

CBI books Cong MP Karti in 'bribes for Chinese visa' case; Raids across 5 states. Raids were being conducted at 9 locations across Chennai, Mumbai, Karnataka, Punjab and Odisha. Former Union finance and home minister P Chidambaram reacted to the raids and questioned their timing.
#Karti #CBI #Chinese #Chennai #LawGovernment


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CBI found nothing during search, timing interesting: P Chidambaram

P Chidambaram says he was not named as an accused in the fresh corruption case against Karti. The case is based on allegations that Karti allegedly accepted a bribe of Rs 50 lakh that was sent to an account of one of his companies to facilitate visas for some Chinese nationals working with a Chinese company.
#PChidambaram #CBI #Chinese #LawGovernment #PublicSafety


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Skyfall in Gujarat, expert says likely debris of a Chinese rocket

Three metal balls that fell on Bhalej, Khambholaj and Rampura villages on Thursday evening. They were followed by fragments of metal, one of which apparently fell on a sheep pen in a farm, killing a lamb. ISRO team has collected samples but the premier space organisation declined comment.
#ISRO #Chinese #Gujarat #Science #Astronomy


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Top 10 headlines: CBI raids Chidambaram; Clashes erupt in Madhya Pradesh's Neemuch

CBI raids premises linked to P Chidambaram in fresh case registered against son Karti. At present, searches are underway at 10 locations across the country including Chennai, Mumbai, Karnataka, Odisha and Punjab. Lok Sabha MP Karti accused of facilitating visas of 250 Chinese nationals after receiving illegal gratification of Rs. 50 lakh.
#PChidambaram #CBI #Chinese #Chidambaram #LawGovernment #Government #News


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China's Xi Jinping-led Communist government's influence looms over...

Chinese President Xi Jinping’s influence has been looming large over the Australian elections. Even though Xi is not a participant, his presence has become familiar in Australia owing to a campaign dogged by allegations of foreign interference and partly fought on issues of national security. Public opinion polls suggest that a Labour government can come into power for the first time since 2013.
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'Timing…is interesting': P Chidambaram as CBI conducts searches at his houses

Former Union minister P Chidambaram claims he was not named as an accused in the latest CBI probe. His tweet comes even as the central agency conducted searches at nine premises linked to his son Karti. Karti allegedly received illegal gratification of ₹50 lakh for facilitating around 260 visas to the Chinese citizens so that they could work at a power project in Punjab.
#PChidambaram #CBI #Chinese #Punjab #LawGovernment #Government


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CBI books Karti Chidambaram for facilitating visas to Chinese nationals

Karti Chidambaram allegedly received illegal gratification of ₹50 lakh for facilitating visas to Chinese nationals for a project in Punjab. The premises searched include Karti's residence in Chennai, Mumbai, Odisha, Karnataka, and Punjab. Karti said he has lost count of raids, adding: “How many times has been? Must be a record”
#KartiChidambaram #CBI #Chinese #Punjab #LawGovernment #Government


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Pakistan: Police prevent suicide attack on Chinese convoy; Baloch bomber arrested

The Counterterrorism Department (CTD) of Pakistan has apprehended a female suicide bomber who was intending to attack a Chinese convoy in Balochistan. The bomber was a member of the separatist Baloch Liberation Army (BLA)'s Majeed Brigade wing. This arrest came after the Karachi University blast which occurred on April 26, killing three Chinese nationals and a Pakistani driver.
#CounterterrorismDepartment #Chinese #Pakistani #Pakistan #SensitiveSubjects #LawGovernment #PublicSafety


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Raided in Two Cases, Arrested in the Past: Why Karti, Father Chidambaram...

The CBI has filed a fresh case against Lok Sabha MP Karti Chidambaram for allegedly facilitating visa of 250 Chinese nationals after receiving illegal gratification of Rs 50 lakh. The father-son duo has been raided by investigating agencies in multiple other cases including the INX media case and Aircel-Maxis case in past few years.
#Karti #ProbeAgencies #Eye #Chinese #LawGovernment #Government #News


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CBI books Karti Chidambaram over illegal gratification

Lok Sabha MP Karti Chidambaram accused of receiving illegal gratification of Rs 50 lakh for facilitating visas of 250 Chinese nationals. Karti is already under probe in getting FIPB clearance for INX media case. The searches are being conducted at three locations in Chennai, three in Mumbai, and one each in Karnataka, Punjab and Odisha.
#KartiChidambaram #CBI #Chinese #Chennai #LawGovernment #Government


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COVID: China logs 140 new local cases, over 60 in Shanghai

Chinese mainland reported 140 locally transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, of which 69 were in Shanghai. Shanghai reported 869 locally-transmitted asymptomatic infections of novel coronavirus. Total 627 patients were discharged from hospital on May 15 after recovery. China refuted reports of imposing three days lockdown in Beijing amid outbreak.
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CBI books Karti Chidambaram for receiving illegal gratification

Lok Sabha MP Karti Chidambaram is the son of former finance minister P Chidamaram. Karti is already under probe in getting FIPB clearance for INX media. The new case alleges he received Rs 50 lakh alleged bribe to facilitate visa of 250 Chinese nationals during the UPA regime.
#KartiChidambaram #LokSabha #Chinese #LawGovernment #Government #News


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China & Pakistan discuss CPEC projects, security of Chinese citizens in Islamabad

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and newly-appointed Pakistani counterpart Shehbaz Sharif held talks on Monday. Large number of Chinese workers leaving Pakistan after suicide bomb attack at Karachi University last month. Pakistan Army has formed a separate brigade to protect the Chinese personnel. Several Chinese personnel died in attacks by religious extremist groups in the last few years.
#LiKeqiang #CPEC #Chinese #Pakistani #China #LawGovernment #Government


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