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  • Veering to conclusion Parliament 'dysfunctional'; democracy 'gasping for breath': P Chidambaram Aug 07, 2022 12:54 PM IST

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

    He also said Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu ”failed” to protect Leader of Opposition Mallikarjun Kharge last week from being summoned by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) when the House was in session.

  • Appoint new 'Chief Economic Astrologer': P Chidambaram's dig at Nirmala Sitharaman Jul 14, 2022 09:37 AM IST

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

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

  • Goal of USD 5 trillion GDP appears to be case of 'shifting goalposts': P Chidambaram Jun 12, 2022 02:18 PM IST

    Goal of USD 5 trillion GDP appears to be case of 'shifting goalposts': P Chidambaram

    Speaking at the finance ministry’s iconic week celebrations of ’Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’, Nageswaran had said last week that IMF has forecast the Indian economy to cross USD 5 trillion by 2026-27. India’s Gross domestic product (GDP) in dollar terms has already crossed USD 3 trillion.

  • Chidambaram, Sibal, Misa Bharti among 41 elected unopposed to Rajya Sabha Jun 03, 2022 09:56 PM IST

    Chidambaram, Sibal, Misa Bharti among 41 elected unopposed to Rajya Sabha

    P Chidambaram and Rajeev Shukla of the Congress, BJP's Sumitra Valmiki and Kavita Patidar, former Congress leader Kapil Sibal, RJD's Misa Bharti and Jayant Chaudhary of the RLD were among the 41 winners declared elected unopposed to Rajya Sabha.

  • Rajya Sabha polls: P Chidambaram, Jairam Ramesh, Vivek Tankha file nomination, murmurs of discontent over choice of candidates May 30, 2022 06:35 PM IST

    Rajya Sabha polls: P Chidambaram, Jairam Ramesh, Vivek Tankha file nomination, murmurs of discontent over choice of candidates

    Congress president Sonia Gandhi had on Sunday night cleared the names of 10 party leaders including Ajay Maken, Randeep Surjewala and Mukul Wasnik.

  • CBI questions Karti Chidambaram in 'bribe-for-visa' case for 3rd consecutive day May 28, 2022 12:01 PM IST

    CBI questions Karti Chidambaram in 'bribe-for-visa' case for 3rd consecutive day

    The CBI is questioning Karti Chidambaram since Thursday in the 11-year old case which the Congress leader has termed as "most bogus" and a result of "political vendetta"

  • Chinese visa scam: ED registers money laundering case against Karti Chidambaram, others May 25, 2022 01:09 PM IST

    Chinese visa scam: ED registers money laundering case against Karti Chidambaram, others

    The federal agency has filed its case under the criminal sections of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) taking cognisance of a recent first information report by the CBI in the same case, officials said.

  • Karti Chidambaram returns to Wordle amid CBI raids: 'No reason to miss out' May 17, 2022 03:09 PM IST

    Karti Chidambaram returns to Wordle amid CBI raids: 'No reason to miss out'

    The CBI has registered a case against Karti Chidambaram for allegedly receiving illegal gratification of Rs 50 lakh to facilitate visa of 250 Chinese nationals during the UPA regime.

  • CBI books Karti Chidambaram for illegal grafts, raids his and P Chidambaram’s properties May 17, 2022 09:13 AM IST

    CBI books Karti Chidambaram for illegal grafts, raids his and P Chidambaram’s properties

    Searches by the CBI are on at Chidambaram's premises linked to son Karti, sources said

  • Extend GST compensation period for another 3 years: Congress to Centre May 14, 2022 02:22 PM IST

    Extend GST compensation period for another 3 years: Congress to Centre

    Under the GST law, states were guaranteed to be compensated bi-monthly for any loss of revenue in the first five years of GST implementation from July 1, 2017.

  • State of economy cause of 'extreme concern': P Chidambaram May 14, 2022 11:10 AM IST

    State of economy cause of 'extreme concern': P Chidambaram

    Chidambaram said a slower rate of growth has been the "hallmark" of the present government in the last eight years, and the post-pandemic recovery has been "indifferent and halting".

  • Bill allowing police to collect biological samples of convicts unconstitutional: P Chidambaram Apr 06, 2022 06:54 PM IST

    Bill allowing police to collect biological samples of convicts unconstitutional: P Chidambaram

    The former union home minister claimed that the provisions in the bill can be misused as the police can arrest and take fingerprints and DNA samples of even those who are taking part in political rallies.

  • Aircel Maxis: Delhi Court grants regular bail to ex-Union Minister P Chidambaram, son in cases filed by CBI, ED Mar 23, 2022 06:33 PM IST

    Aircel Maxis: Delhi Court grants regular bail to ex-Union Minister P Chidambaram, son in cases filed by CBI, ED

    The court, which had earlier granted anticipatory bail to both the accused in the matter, accepted the bail bonds of Rs 1 lakh each in both the cases and granted regular bail.

  • Moneycontrol Pro Weekender | A compliment from Mr Chidambaram Feb 05, 2022 11:46 AM IST

    Moneycontrol Pro Weekender | A compliment from Mr Chidambaram

    Former FM may have dubbed this year’s Budget as ‘the most capitalist ever’, but statistics suggest otherwise

  • Nirmala Sitharaman says P Chidambaram's 'most capitalist budget speech ever' remark is a compliment Feb 02, 2022 09:09 PM IST

    Nirmala Sitharaman says P Chidambaram's 'most capitalist budget speech ever' remark is a compliment

    Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram had said on Tuesday, "People will reject this capitalist budget. Today's budget speech was the most capitalist speech to be ever read by an FM."

  • Time for contrition and change, not for boasts and no change: P Chidambaram on Economic Survey 2022 Jan 31, 2022 06:08 PM IST

    Time for contrition and change, not for boasts and no change: P Chidambaram on Economic Survey 2022

    The Economic Survey, tabled by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in Parliament, said India’s economy is expected to grow by 8-8.5 per cent in the fiscal beginning April 1 and is well placed to meet the future challenges on the back of widespread vaccine coverage, supply-side reforms and easing of regulations.

  • Another year-end gift from Modi govt: P Chidambaram's dig over vacant posts for teachers Dec 16, 2021 12:35 PM IST

    Another year-end gift from Modi govt: P Chidambaram's dig over vacant posts for teachers

    In a written response to a question in Rajya Sabha, Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Wednesday that 6,535 full-time teaching posts were vacant in the central universities, 403 across IIMs and 3,876 in the IITs.

  • P Chidambaram takes dig at law minister over 'no proposal to scrap sedition law', Kiren Rijiju hits back Dec 11, 2021 04:37 PM IST

    P Chidambaram takes dig at law minister over 'no proposal to scrap sedition law', Kiren Rijiju hits back

    Rijiju hit back at Chidambaram, asking how many thousand sedition cases were slapped on people by the Congress government.

  • Aircel-Maxis case: Court summons P Chidambaram, son Karti on December 20 Nov 27, 2021 04:27 PM IST

    Aircel-Maxis case: Court summons P Chidambaram, son Karti on December 20

    The CBI and ED had earlier informed the court that letters rogatory were sent to the United Kingdom and Singapore, seeking certain information regarding the probe, and there were some developments in that regard.

  • Bypoll results have produced by-product: P Chidambaram's dig at excise duty cut Nov 04, 2021 10:01 PM IST

    Bypoll results have produced by-product: P Chidambaram's dig at excise duty cut

    The government on Wednesday cut excise duty on petrol and diesel by a record Rs 5 and Rs 10 per litre to help bring down rates down from their highest-ever levels.

  • AAP, TMC will be 'marginal players' in Goa assembly polls: P Chidambaram Oct 24, 2021 02:13 PM IST

    AAP, TMC will be 'marginal players' in Goa assembly polls: P Chidambaram

    Chidambaram, who is the Congress’ senior election observer for the assembly polls next year, asserted that the Trinamool Congress’ entry into Goa "appears to be an imposition from the top that is based in West Bengal” and said he does not know the Mamata Banerjee-led party’s motive in trying to start a unit in Goa by "encouraging defections” from other parties.

  • Congress will win Goa elections in 2022, LS polls in 2024: P Chidambaram Oct 14, 2021 02:37 PM IST

    Congress will win Goa elections in 2022, LS polls in 2024: P Chidambaram

    P Chidambaram, who is the AICC Goa poll in-charge, was addressing party workers after inaugurating the state election campaign office in Panaji.

  • Congress never monetised core, strategic assets: P Chidambaram Sep 03, 2021 01:17 PM IST

    Congress never monetised core, strategic assets: P Chidambaram

    Addressing a press conference, Chidambaram said the Congress never sold off strategic assets. “We always ensured that there is no monopoly in monetisation as we chose assets based on criteria," he said.

  • P Chidambaram slams ICHR for omitting Jawaharlal Nehru's photo from poster celebrating India's Independence Aug 29, 2021 04:18 PM IST

    P Chidambaram slams ICHR for omitting Jawaharlal Nehru's photo from poster celebrating India's Independence

    He accused the member secretary of the Indian Council for Historical Research (ICHR) of bowing to hate and prejudice and asked him whether he would omit Henry Ford while celebrating the birth of the motor car or Wright brothers while celebrating the birth of aviation.

  • Congress raises issue of ministers not laying officials papers in Rajya Sabha Aug 05, 2021 03:28 PM IST

    Congress raises issue of ministers not laying officials papers in Rajya Sabha

    P Chidambaram raised the issue when Parliamentary Affairs Minister V Muraleedharan was called to lay official papers on behalf of six of his ministerial colleagues.

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