P Chidambaram

'Callous' budget that has betrayed hopes of vast majority of people: P Chidambaram

He also stressed that no taxes have been reduced except for the small number who have opted for the new tax regime.

published on : 1st February 2023

Sitharaman, sixth Finance Minister to present budget 5 times in a row

Sitharaman's budget for the fiscal year starting April 2023 is her fifth straight since 2019.

published on : 1st February 2023

Why is law minister taking offence at collegium’s revelations? asks Congress leader P Chidambaram

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. 

published on : 25th January 2023

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.

published on : 16th January 2023

Off the cuff: Lamb feast to slaughter crime?

The New Indian Express' reporters on the spicy happenings across Tamil Nadu in the week that was.

published on : 9th January 2023

Misleading to say SC upheld demonetisation; verdict doesn't deal with outcome, says Congress

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.

published on : 2nd January 2023

AAP played spoiler in Gujarat: Chidambaram

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.

published on : 11th December 2022

2016 demonetisation a deeply flawed decision: P Chidambaram tells Supreme Court

Chidambaram said if the objective was to eliminate unaccounted wealth, black money, there was little sense in introducing Rs 2,000 notes.

published on : 24th November 2022

No one, on behalf of govt, resigned or apologised after Morbi bridge collapse: P Chidambaram

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." 

published on : 8th November 2022

"Legacy of Modi govt after 8 years: NO JOBS," says Chidambaram

The former Union Finance Minister claimed the Modi government's policies resulted in "worsening" of India's economic situation.

published on : 29th October 2022

Congress rebuffs remarks of Chidambaram, Tharoor on Sunak elevation 

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.

published on : 25th October 2022

Congress president or not, Rahul will always have a 'pre-eminent place' in party: P Chidambaram

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.

published on : 18th September 2022

'If FM doesn't see red now, she does not represent average family': Chidambaram on retail inflation

"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.

published on : 13th September 2022

Veering to conclusion Parliament 'dysfunctional'; democracy 'gasping for breath': P Chidambaram

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.

published on : 7th August 2022

Karti Chidambaram asks SFIO to probe BYJU’S finances

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.

published on : 22nd July 2022

Appoint new 'Chief Economic Astrologer': Chidambaram's dig at Sitharaman

Chidambaram swipe at Sitharaman came after she had on Tuesday retweeted images unveiled by NASA from its new powerful space telescope.

published on : 14th July 2022

Tears rolling down cheeks of Statue of Liberty: P Chidambaram on US SC's abortion ruling

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.

published on : 25th June 2022

Chidambaram resigns from Maharashtra RS seat after getting elected from Tamil Nadu

"I wish the people of Maharashtra the very best in the future, peace and prosperity," the former Union minister said.

published on : 16th June 2022

BJP scared of Rahul as he raises issues of unemployment, inflation, Chinese infiltration: Surjewala

"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."

published on : 14th June 2022

Summons to Rahul under PMLA Act baseless; will march with him to ED office: Chidambaram

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.

published on : 12th June 2022
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