Chidambaram slams Modi; seeks details of bad loans under NDA

New Delhi: Hitting back at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his remarks on loans given during the UPA rule, former Finance Minister P Chidambaram Sunday asked the NDA government to reveal the number of loans given by it which turned into non performing assets (NPA). In a series of tweets, the senior Congress leader also […]

Parliament, not court, right place to debate Rafale: Chidambaram

Nagpur: Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram said on Saturday that Parliament, and not court, was the right forum to take up the Rafale fighter jet deal in which his party has alleged a major “scam”.Addressing a press conference here, the former Union home minister said the Rafale deal should not be compared with the Bofors […]

HC grants relief to P Chidambaram in INX Media case, CBI seeks custodial interrogation

NEW DELHI: Hours after former union minister P Chidambaram was granted protection from any coercive action, the CBI on Tuesday pressed for his custodial interrogation in the INX Media corruption case, alleging it was necessary as he has remained evasive and noncooperative during questioning. The probe agency made the submission in an affidavit filed before […]

Government has raised tax burden on common man: Chidambaram

New Delhi: Former Finance minister P Chidambaram today attacked the government on the first anniversary of the GST regime, claiming it had raised the tax burden on the common man and become a “bad word” among the people. “The design, structure, infrastructure backbone, rate or rates and implementation of the GST (Goods and Services Tax) […]

Hope muscular, militaristic policy doesn’t return under guise of Governor’s rule in JK: Chidambaram

New Delhi: Former Union Home Minister P Chidambaram said it was “a relief” that the “opportunistic” PDP-BJP coalition in Jammu and Kashmir collapsed on Tuesday, and expressed hope that “the muscular, militaristic policy does not come back under the guise of Governor’s Rule”. Chidambaram, a senior Congress leader, said in a series of tweets, “The […]

Chidambaram appears before ED in Aircel-Maxis PMLA case

New Delhi: Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Tuesday appeared before the Enforcement Directorate in connection with the Aircel-Maxis money laundering case. The senior Congress leader arrived at the agency’s headquarter annexe office here at about 10:58 AM and was accompanied by a lawyer. The agency had issued a fresh summon to him on Monday […]

IT dept files chargesheets against Chidambaram’s under black money act

CHENNAI: The Income Tax department on Friday filed four charge-sheets against former Union finance minister P Chidambaram, his wife Nalini, son Karti and daughter-in-law Srinidhi under the Black Money Act for allegedly not disclosing their foreign assets. The charge-sheets or prosecution complaints have been filed by the department before a special court in Chennai under […]

BJP, RSS trying to impose autocratic rule, says Chidambaram

MANGALURU: Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Wednesday alleged that the BJP and RSS were trying to impose autocratic rule in the nation and their main aim was to destroy the federal system and build a Hindu nation. He said the BJP-led government at the Centre wanted to impose the ideology of ‘one history, one […]

Quit ‘unholy’ alliance with BJP: Chidambaram tells Mehbooba

Quit ‘unholy’ alliance with BJP: Chidambaram tells Mehbooba

New Delhi: With violence and unrest continuing in Jammu and Kashmir, Congress leader P Chidambaram on Tuesday asked Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti to quit the PDP-BJP coalition government saying the “unholy” alliance was the gravest provocation to the people of the Valley. In a series of tweets, the former Home and Finance Minister claimed the […]