Chidambaram, Sibal attack Modi govt over Kashmir

Chidambaram, Sibal attack Modi govt over Kashmir

NEW DELHI: Congress leader P. Chidambaram on Sunday attacked the Modi government’s Kashmir policy, saying its “hard, muscular, militaristic” approach had failed to end militancy in the troubled state. “It was claimed that the hard, muscular, militaristic approach will put an end to infiltration and militancy. Has it?” the former home minister tweeted. Chidambaram quoted […]

Has Modi forgotten he is prime minister, asks Chidambaram

Has Modi forgotten he is prime minister, asks Chidambaram

NEW DELHI: Congress leader P Chidambaram on Tuesday hit out at the prime minister and said the elections were not about “Mr Modi, the individual” but the promised “achhe din” that had not arrived even after 42 months. In a series of posts on Twitter, the former finance minister also asked if Modi had forgotten […]

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 […]