Congress leader P Chidambaram on Tuesday filed a Special Leave Petition in the Supreme Court after the Delhi High Court rejected his bail petition. He discussed with senior advocate Kapil Sibal the situation after Delhi High Court dismissing his anticipatory bail plea in the corruption and money laundering cases related to the INX Media scandal.

Sibal, along with a team of lawyers, is going to represent the former finance minister in the Supreme Court. The Chief Justice of India is likely to hear the case.

The development came minutes after the high court declined interim protection from arrest to Chidambaram for approaching the Supreme Court. After the high court denied him relief, senior advocate Dayan Krishnan, appearing for Chidambaram, sought stay on the operation of the order for three days, which the court denied

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