Why does Imran Khan want Modi as India’s PM, asks Chidambaram

Why does Imran Khan want Modi as India’s PM, asks Chidambaram

NEW DELHI: Senior Congress leader and former union home minister P Chidambaram said on Thursday that while his party was happy at the United Nations Sanctions Committee designating Jaish-e-Mohammad chief Masood Azhar as a “global terrorist”, there remained the question of why Pakistani premier Imran Khan wanted Narendra Modi to continue as India’s prime minister. […]

EC failing country, reluctant to act against PM: Chidambaram

EC failing country, reluctant to act against PM: Chidambaram

Mumbai: Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram Saturday accused the Election Commission (EC) of “failing” the people of the country, alleging that it was partisan and reluctant to take action against Prime Minister Narendra Modi for poll code violations. Addressing a press conference here, he also said that as much as Rs 10 crore is spent […]

Tired of listening to Modi beat his own trumpet on Pak: Chidambaram

Tired of listening to Modi beat his own trumpet on Pak: Chidambaram

New Delhi: Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Wednesday said he was tired of listening to Narendra Modi “beat his own trumpet” on “what he did” to Pakistan and asserted that people also want to hear him speak about issues such as demonetisation and hate speeches. He also wondered whether the prime minister will speak […]

Modi lying about Congress on immunity of armed forces: Chidambaram

Modi lying about Congress on immunity of armed forces: Chidambaram

New Delhi: Congress leader P Chidambaram on Saturday alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was lying by commenting that the opposition party will remove immunity of the armed forces under AFSPA if voted to power. He asserted the Congress manifesto only states that there would be no immunity for armed forces only in cases of […]

Chidambaram slams CBI for ‘indiscriminately targeting’ bankers

Chidambaram slams CBI for ‘indiscriminately targeting’ bankers

New Delhi: Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram Sunday slammed the CBI for “indiscriminately targeting” some of the bankers, saying the agency has received “ultimate certificate” on its action from Union minister Arun Jaitley, who had criticised it. In a series of tweets, the former finance and home minister said he was glad that Jaitley’s conscience […]

Chidambaram slams BJP for alleged encounter killings in UP

Chidambaram slams BJP for alleged encounter killings in UP

New Delhi: Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram Friday slammed the BJP for alleged encounter killings in Uttar Pradesh, saying the country’s most-populated state is the victim of “muscular” policies of the saffron party after Jammu and Kashmir. In a series of tweets, the former home and finance minister said during the last 16 months, 78 […]

BJP taking country on path of conflict, economic disaster: Chidambaram

GUWAHATI: Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Friday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party of reopening issues that are polarising the country and taking it on a path of conflict and economic disaster. “The BJP (is) nearing the end of its term, (and) has resurrected the Hindutva agenda,” Chidambaram said, pointing out that Prime Minister Narendra […]

Governors acting as new viceroys, says Chidambaram in dig at Guv Malik

New Delhi: Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Friday took a dig at Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik for his reported remarks that political parties have no right to talk about India-Pakistan dialogue, saying the country’s governors are the new viceroys. In a series of tweets, the former finance and home minister referred […]

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