Feb 13, 2017 at 09:02 | Source: PTI
"What is the overarching goal of this budget? It is aimless and directionless," said Chidambaram, who has presented nine Union Budgets in a span of nearly two decades.
Feb 13, 2017 at 08:28 | Source: PTI
Notably, the Central Statistical Organisation (CSO) has predicted a growth rate of 7.1 percent and RBI pegs it at 6.9 percent for financial year 2016-17.
Feb 13, 2017 at 08:24 | Source: PTI
"Dalits are living in fear, minorities are living in fear, students and universities are in fear. Media is also in fear," Chidambaram said at a function in a western suburb.
Feb 13, 2017 at 07:50 | Source: PTI
The senior Congress leader said he wondered whether former prime ministers Jawaharlal Nehru and Atal Bihari Vajpayee would have used such language in Parliament.
Feb 11, 2017 at 16:30 | Source: Moneycontrol.com
According to the former finance minister, "someone in the Reserve Bank of India" submitted a letter to the Centre opposing a proposal to devalue high-value currency notes on the day that Rajan resigned.
Feb 10, 2017 at 17:12 | Source: PTI
Supreme Court today asked BJP leader Subramanian Swamy to bring "concrete material" to support his allegations of illegality committed by then Finance Minister P Chidambaram in granting FIPB clearance to Aircel-Maxis deal in 2006.
Feb 09, 2017 at 17:10 | Source: PTI
Opposition in Rajya Sabha today tore into the government for presenting a "disappointing" budget, with Congress leader P Chidambaram terming note ban as the "most terrible" decision and alleging that graft and black money have continued to thrive and large sections adversely affected.
Feb 06, 2017 at 22:12 | Source: PTI
Amid reports that V K Sasikalawill be sworn in as next Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, seniorCongress leader P Chidambaram today said she would be"unacceptable to most people" of the state.
Feb 05, 2017 at 11:58 | Source: PTI
The demonetisation of high value currency notes to address the problem of black money has had an adverse impact on majority of the population in the country, former Union minister P Chidambaram has said.
Feb 03, 2017 at 22:36 | Source: PTI
Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram today said the Union budget had "nothing" on job creation.