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26 May 2018, Edition - 1047, Saturday

FLASH NEWS:

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  • Major Gogoi controversy: Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat breaks silence, says ‘errant officers will be punished’
  • All five accused in 2013 Bodhgaya blast found guilty by Patna court
  • Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina is on her two-day visit to West Bengal on the invitation of PM Modi
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  • Cracks emerge between Cong-JDS, rift arises even before floor test, fight over RR Nagar Constituency
  • Bitterness in Cong ahead of trust vote, D K Shivkumar skipped key meet yesterday, ready to rule; Cong house not in order?
  • Ahead of floor test in Karnataka, reports suggest fresh new twist, ‘Cong may not back HDK for 5 years’
  • Fresh Pak provocation along LoC, forces foil infiltration bid in Keran sector, terrorists nabbed by security forces

Tamilnadu News

ED officials search homes of relatives of former union finance minister P Chdambaram

Covai Post Network

Enforcement directorate officials on Friday began searches of relatives of former finance minister P Chidambaram and his son Karti Chidambaram in Chennai and Kolkata.

According to sources, the search operations relate to Aircel Maxis case as also to the alleged irregularities that took place while granting FIPB clearances when P Chidambaram was the union finance minister. The FIPB clearance in question relates to clearance to INX Media and its then directors Indrani Mukherjeea and Peter Mukherjea in 2007.

According to sources, the searches are taking place at four locations in Chennai and at two locations in Kolkata. The residence and offices of S Kailashan, an uncle of Karti Chidambaram, were also said to have been searched as also theresidences of Natarajan and Sujay Subramurti.

In Kolkata, the residence of Manoj Mohanka was searched, sources said. What seizures were made, however, was not known immediately.

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