Chidambaram moves SC seeking bail

Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram today moved the Supreme Court seeking bail in the INX Media corruption case.Senior advocate Kapil Sibal, representing Chidambaram, mentioned the matter for urgent listing before a bench headed by justice N V Ramana. The bench also comprising justices Sanjiv Khanna and Krishna Murari said that Chidambaram's plea would be sent to Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi for taking a call on listing of the matter.

The Congress leader, who is presently lodged in jail in judicial custody, has moved the apex court challenging the Delhi High Court's 30 September verdict dismissing his bail plea in the case.