India’s federal police charge former finance minister Chidambaram over telecoms deal

FILE PHOTO: India's Finance Minister P. Chidambaram attends an interview with Reuters at a hotel during his visit for the G20 meeting in Mexico City November 4, 2012. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido/File photo

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India’s federal police have charged former finance minister P. Chidambaram with abuse of his official position and criminal conspiracy over the approval of a telecoms deal in 2006, they said on Thursday. The accusations center on the role of Chidambaram, now a senior leader of the main opposition Congress party, his […]

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