Start on a clean slate: P Chidambaram to government ahead of talks with protesting farmers

P Chidambaram wondered how one could expect a positive outcome when the government refuses to keep the past aside.

published on : 20th January 2021

Chidambaram demands explanation from Modi government on BJP MP's claim of 'Chinese' village in Arunachal

He said if the allegation made out by the BJP MP is true, will the government again give a clean chit to China or blame previous governments for it.

published on : 19th January 2021

No one was consulted, govt must agree to start on 'clean slate': Chidambaram on farm laws impasse

The protesting farmer unions, however, stuck to their main demand of a complete repeal of the three legislations.

published on : 16th January 2021

Wise course is to keep unpopular farm laws in abeyance: P Chidambaram

P Chidambaram stressed that the farm laws be kept in abeyance and a fresh start be made by talking to all stakeholders.

published on : 9th January 2021

Sonia strikes balancing act before all important Congress presidential poll

There are already talks of return of Rahul Gandhi as party chief, who till recently was unwilling to lead the party.

published on : 8th January 2021

Arudra darshan: crowds throng Chidambaram

The dikshitars protested until 8 am on the day, to revoke the pass system introduced by the district administration, but withdrew it once devotees showed up for the festival in large numbers.

published on : 30th December 2020

Shed arrogance, repeal farm laws: Congress to PM Modi

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram asked the government to shed its "inflexible position" and heed to the Supreme Court's suggestion.

published on : 23rd December 2020

Repeal, re-enact: Chidambaram's advice to govt on farm laws

The former finance minister said it is obvious that any agreement between farmers and the government will necessarily require a new bill to be passed by Parliament.

published on : 15th December 2020

Breather for Karti: HC junks I-T proceedings against Sivaganga MP

Justice N Sathishkumar also said that the Deputy Director of the Income Tax Department was not the competent authority to initiate the re-assessment proceedings. 

published on : 12th December 2020

There is too much bureaucracy: Chidambaram's dig at NITI Aayog CEO

There is too much democracy, laments a senior bureaucrat. There is too much bureaucracy, says an anguished democrat, said Chidambaram in a tweet.

published on : 11th December 2020

Cyclone Burevi: Chidambaram temple flooded

Water from Sivagnagi pond entered the temple as the drain near its premises was closed by the municipality.

published on : 5th December 2020

Aircel-Maxis case: Court expresses displeasure over delay in probe against Chidambaram, son Karti

The case relates to alleged irregularities in the grant of Foreign Investment Promotion Board approval in the Aircel-Maxis deal.

published on : 2nd December 2020

Chidambaram expresses dismay over Kerala law seeking to punish offensive posts on social media

This comes after the Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan signed the Kerala Police Act Amendment ordinance on Saturday to curb growing attacks on social media against women and children.

published on : 22nd November 2020

Sonia sets up panel on economy, foreign affairs and national security, Manmohan part of all three

While former finance minister P Chidambaram, and party leaders Mallikarjun Kharge and Digvijaya Singh will be part of the economic affairs committee, Jairam Ramesh will be its convener.

published on : 20th November 2020

Seat share not important, ousting AIADMK govt priority: Karti Chidambaram 

The Sivaganga MP quashed rumours of the seat-sharing arrangement having already been confirmed.

published on : 19th November 2020
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