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Congress protest today in Delhi; P C Chidambaram left hurt. Find out why

  • What: The Congress today protested outside Enforcement Directorate’s office, as Congress leader Rahul Gandhi today reached there for questioning in the National Herald money laundering case.

  • How: The Congress march made it through two points of barricading but was stopped at the third where Delhi Police had deployed heavy force.

  • Incident: In the duration of the protest, senior Congress leader K C Venugopal was manhandled by the police and Chidambaram was left with a hairline fracture in the ribs.

  • Context: The ED's probe pertains to alleged financial irregularities in the Congress-promoted Young Indian Private limited that owns the National Herald newspaper. Rahul Gandhi is likely to be questioned about the incorporation of the Young Indian company, operations of the National Herald and the funds transfer within the news media establishment.


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