He also stressed that no taxes have been reduced except for the small number who have opted for the new tax regime.
Sitharaman's budget for the fiscal year starting April 2023 is her fifth straight since 2019.
He also tweeted that people have a right to know when a person considered fit by the Collegium was rejected by the central government on totally arbitrary and irrelevant considerations.
Aircel-Maxis case: HC orders day-to-day hearing of ED's plea challenging anticipatory bail to Chidambaram, son
The ED has also challenged the special court's order discharging Maran brothers and others in the Aircel-Maxis money laundering case.
The New Indian Express' reporters on the spicy happenings across Tamil Nadu in the week that was.
The majority SC verdict deals with the limited issue of the process of decision-making, and not on the impact of demonetisation, a singularly disastrous decision, Congress' Jairam Ramesh said.
In an interview with PTI, he also said the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) played spoiler in Gujarat, like it did earlier in Goa and Uttarakhand.
Chidambaram said if the objective was to eliminate unaccounted wealth, black money, there was little sense in introducing Rs 2,000 notes.
The senior Congress party leader said "the Morbi bridge collapse had brought shame to the fair name of Gujarat" and called Gujarat a "vassal state of Delhi."
The former Union Finance Minister claimed the Modi government's policies resulted in "worsening" of India's economic situation.
Welcoming Sunak's elevation as PM, Chidambaram and Tharoor said that "India should draw lessons from the UK" and hoped to see the practice of minority citizens elected to high office.
The Rajya Sabha MP said that if Rahul Gandhi is elected Congress president, he will be both leader and president, but if he is not, he will remain the acknowledged leader of the party.
"Only a few days ago, the Honourable FM said that inflation was not a 'red-lettered priority' for her. India's retail inflation surged to 7 per cent yesterday," Chidambaram said.
On ED probes against Opposition leaders, Chidambaram refused to comment on any particular case but asserted that it was increasingly clear the laws were directed only at members of the Opposition.
Apart from layoffs, BYJU’S is yet to file its financial results. Earlier, the company delayed payments to shareholders of tuition chain Aakash Educational Services which it acquired for $1 billion.
Chidambaram swipe at Sitharaman came after she had on Tuesday retweeted images unveiled by NASA from its new powerful space telescope.
He also asserted that constitutional rights are not given by the court, they are birthrights, and the court cannot take away a right that it has not given.
"I wish the people of Maharashtra the very best in the future, peace and prosperity," the former Union minister said.
"Why is BJP scared of Rahul Gandhi's strong voice? When China infiltrated and the government was in denial mode, it is Rahul Gandhi who raised his voice."
The former home minister said in the National Herald debt-to-equity conversion, there was no transaction of money, hence, the allegations of money laundering were baseless.