Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Shashi Tharoor signs petition seeking release of P Chidambaram; Manmohan Singh raps at continued detention of leader

Must Read

Jharkhand polls for 81 constituencies from November 30 to December 20; counting on 23rd December

Addressing a press meeting today, Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora has announced the poll dates for Jharkhand Legislative assembly....

Congress forms six-member committee of AICC to review situation of NRC in Assam

In a bid to review the condition of Assam state after the implementation of the NRC exercise, Congress party...

Shiv Sena elects Eknath Shinde as party’s legislative leader; Sunil Prabhu appointed as chief whip of party

In a striking breakthrough, Shiv Sena elected senior minister Eknath Shinde as the party's legislative leader today. It has...
Saurabh Parmar
Digital Journalist (Specializing in Indian affairs & Contemporary Political development). A Writer by Profession. Administration Enthusiast by Passion. Altruist by Heart. That's enough about Me!

Congress MP Shashi Tharoor extended his support to the party leader P Chidambaram by signing a petition seeking the release of former Union Finance Minister in the alleged INX media case.

Shashi Tharoor took to Twitter to convey his signature on the petition and urged the others to do so. The petition has been created by Vijay Ramdoss and put up on an open-petition signing site- change.org

To access the petition, click here.

What is change.org?

It is a petition website operated by for-profit Change.org, Inc. (American certified B corporation). The company is headquartered in San Francisco, California. The website provides a platform for the general public to create their own petitions.

Today, Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh also addressed the media on the matter. He said that the decision taken in the case was the collective responsibility of the government. How can a single person be targeted for it?

Speaking to the media, Manmohan Singh said, “If the officers are not at fault, it is beyond our comprehension how the Minister who simply approved the recommendation can be accused of committing an offense. If the Minister is liable for approving a recommendation, the whole system of government will collapse.

On the previous day, Congress presidentĀ Sonia Gandhi and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh along with Karti Chidambaram visited the Tihar Jail to see P Chidambaram. P Chidambaram was arrested on August 21 by the investigative agencies on his alleged involvement to theĀ INX media case.

Expressing his gratitude to the gesture of party leaders, P Chidambaram thanked his visitors over social media.

ALSO READ: INX Media case: Special Judge Ajay Kumar Kuhar extends judicial custody of P Chidambaram till October 3

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

- Advertisement -

Latest News

Google announces games coming to Stadia

San Francisco, Nov 12 (IANS) Googles game streaming platform Stadia is all set to launch on November 19, while...

Apple planning its first AR headset in 2022: Report

San Francisco, Nov 12 (IANS) Apple is mulling to release its first Augmented Reality (AR) headset in 2022, followed by a better-looking version in...

Kohli & boys to train under lights in Indore with eye on D/N Test

By Baidurjo BhoseNew Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) The Indian team is set to play its maiden Day-Night Test against Bangladesh at the historic Eden...

Zareen Khan looks interesting in the poster of her upcoming film Hum Bhi Akele Tum Bhi Akele, check out

Actress Zareen Khan has been receiving praises for her performance in the Punjabi heist thriller film 'Daaka.' She recently shared an interesting poster of her...

Kovind accepts Sawant’s resignation, gives portfolio to Javadekar (Lead)

New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) A day after Shiv Sena MP Arvind Sawant quit as the Union Minister for Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises,...
- Advertisement -

More Articles Like This