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SC adjourns plea filed by Karti Chidambaram

Last Modified Thursday, 16 November 2017 (16:35 IST)
New Delhi: The on Thursday adjourned the filed by Karti Chidambaram, seeking to travel abroad for a week, for Monday, November 20. Karti, son of former Finance Minister in the Congress-led UPA Government, is allegedly involved in the (Foreign Investment Promotion Board) clearance for Rs 305 crore irregular foreign direct investment (FDI) in the Media in 2007, the CBI, the investigating agency, claimed.

The CBI sought more time to reply to the plea filed by Karti seeking to travel abroad for a week. Karti had approached the apex court seeking its direction to allow his plea. He had stated that he wanted to go to attend a seminar for a week at the Cambridge University. The apex court three-judge bench, headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) and also comprising Justices AM Khanwilkar and DY Chandrachud asked the probe agency, Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), to file its reply by Thursday evening. (UNI)
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