PM imagining a ghost: PC

PM imagining a ghost: PC

New Delhi: Retorting to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s criticism of his remarks on Jammu and Kashmir’s autonomy, senior Congress leader P Chidambaram said on Sunday that he was “imagining a ghost and attacking it” and maintained that those criticising him should first read his comments. Chidambaram said it was obvious that Modi had not read […]

I would have quit if forced to implement noteban: Chidambaram

I would have quit if forced to implement noteban: Chidambaram

RAJKOT: Assailing Prime Minister Narendra Modi over demonetisation, senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Saturday said he would have quit as finance minister if forced to implement the measure. He also targeted Modi over “hasty” implementation of the GST, and his pet bullet train project. “If my prime minister had asked me to do demonetisation, […]

Way forward in J&K is dialogue, says Chidambaram

Way forward in J&K is dialogue, says Chidambaram

Pune: The NDA government’s ‘muscle flexing’ strategy in Kashmir is wrong and the Congress believes the only way to find a “political solution” to this “political problem” is through talks, said former Union Home Minister P Chidambaram on Sunday. Speaking to the media here on a slew of issues, the Congress stalwart said the situation […]

Centre’s maximalist position has aggravated problem: Chidambaram

Centre’s maximalist position has aggravated problem: Chidambaram

New Delhi: Former Home Minister of India and senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Sunday said that New Delhi’s “maximalist” position on Kashmir had “aggravated” the problem in the Valley. His remarks came two days after the central government briefed opposition parties on the situation in Kashmir in the aftermath of an attack on Amarnath […]

‘Don’t make GST implementation in J&K a matter of acrimony’

‘Don’t make GST implementation in J&K a matter of acrimony’

NEW DELHI: The implementation of the GST in Jammu and Kashmir should not be turned into a “matter of acrimony” between the Centre and the state government, former Finance Minister P Chidambaram said today. The senior Congress leader appealed to the Centre to address the issue through discussion with the state. Terming the matter as […]

Chidambaram questions Modi govt for US remarks on JK

Chidambaram questions Modi govt for US remarks on JK

New Delhi: Former Indian home minister P Chidambaram Wednesday questioned the Narendra Modi government over the US describing Jammu and Kashmir as “Indian administered” in an official statement and asked how New Delhi accepted it. The US State Department’s statement had come just hours before Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s first meeting with President Donald Trump […]

CBI conducts raids at premises of P Chidambaram, his son in TN

CBI conducts raids at premises of P Chidambaram, his son in TN

CHENNAI: The CBI Tuesday launched searches at multiple premises linked to former Finance Minister of India P Chid-ambaram and his son Karti Chidambaram in connection with alleged favours granted in FIPB clearance to a firm. Official sources in Delhi said the searches were spread across Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, and Gurugram. The raids are also taking […]