P Chidambaram

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

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

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

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

Counsel raises ED cases against Chidambaram, DK Shivakumar

Around 20 various judgments on various aspects of PMLA (Prevention of Money-Laundering Act, 2002) and NDPS  Act were discussed during the hearing.

published on : 13th November 2020

Bihar polls 2020: Congress concedes it was ‘weak link’ in Grand Alliance, calls for introspection

Senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh said the mandate was against Nitish Kumar and despite 15 years of his power, Bihar remains one of the poorest states.

published on : 13th November 2020

Government has no plans to revive economy, instead indulging in headline management: Congress

Senior Congress leaders P Chidambaram and Jairam Ramesh also termed the stimulus announced by the government as another move to deflect the attention of people from the bad state of the economy.

published on : 12th November 2020

'Didnt know 19 was a smaller number than 10': Chidambaram on BJP's 19 lakh jobs promise in Bihar

In its Bihar election manifesto released on Thursday, the BJP sought to reach out to the youth with the promise of 19 lakh jobs in the next five years.

published on : 23rd October 2020

Chidambaram cites Biden's 'unity over division' remark, urges voters in Bihar, MP to take similar vow

Besides Bihar polls, bypolls to one Lok Sabha and 56 assembly seats including 28 in Madhya Pradesh, spread across 12 states, will be held on November 3 and 7.

published on : 18th October 2020

HC reserves order on case against P Chidambaram’s electoral victory

Justice Pushpa Sathyanarayana has been hearing the plea that alleged that Chidambaram had involved in corruption to secure a victory in the election.

published on : 13th October 2020

States should stand firm, reject Centre's options on GST compensation cess: P Chidambaram

Sitharaman said 21 states accepted one of the two borrowing options suggested by the Centre but 10 did not agree.

published on : 6th October 2020

Will PM hold another 'Namaste Trump' rally: Chidambaram on Trump questioning India's COVID figures

Reacting to the remarks, Chidambaram said, "Mr Donald Trump clubs India with China and Russia and accused the three countries of hiding the number of COVID deaths.

published on : 1st October 2020

Suggestions, warnings on economic impact were ignored: P Chidambaram

'The Finance Minister who blamed an ‘Act of God’ for the economic decline should be grateful to the farmers and the gods who blessed the farmers,' he said.

published on : 29th August 2020
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