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  • INX Media case: P Chidambaram not to appear before CBI May 31, 2018 12:55 PM IST

    INX Media case: P Chidambaram not to appear before CBI

    In the INX Media case, the CBI had registered an FIR on May 15 last year against alleged irregularities in the FIPB clearance to INX Media for receiving overseas funds to the tune of Rs 305 crore in 2007 when Chidambaram was finance minister.

  • INX Media case: HC protects P Chidambaram from arrest till July 3 May 31, 2018 11:36 AM IST

    INX Media case: HC protects P Chidambaram from arrest till July 3

    The court also sought the investigating agency's response on the Congress leader's anticipatory bail plea and listed the matter for further hearing on July 3.

  • P Chidambaram in HC for anticipatory bail in INX media case May 30, 2018 02:10 PM IST

    P Chidambaram in HC for anticipatory bail in INX media case

    According to advocate P K Dubey who filed the plea on behalf of Chidambaram, the matter was mentioned in-chamber before a bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar, which allowed it to be listed later today.

  • Aircel-Maxis case: P Chidambaram moves court for protection from arrest May 30, 2018 11:06 AM IST

    Aircel-Maxis case: P Chidambaram moves court for protection from arrest

    The senior Congress leader moved his plea for anticipatory bail before Special Judge O P Saini, who directed Chidambaram to appear before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on June 5 as already summoned by the agency.

  • Govt can reduce petrol price up to Rs 25 per litre but won't do: P Chidambaram May 23, 2018 12:21 PM IST

    Govt can reduce petrol price up to Rs 25 per litre but won't do: P Chidambaram

    In a series of tweets, the former finance minister said the bonanza to central government is Rs 25 on every litre of petrol and this money rightfully belongs to the average consumer.

  • P Chidambaram slams fuel price hike, says 'interval' due to Karnataka polls May 14, 2018 01:57 PM IST

    P Chidambaram slams fuel price hike, says 'interval' due to Karnataka polls

    In separate tweets, Chidambaram also asked all chief ministers to oppose the terms of reference (ToR) of the 15th Finance Commission, which he said was the central government's "attempt to violate the Constitution and wreck the federal system".

  • BJP, RSS trying to impose autocratic rule, says P Chidambaram May 09, 2018 07:36 PM IST

    BJP, RSS trying to impose autocratic rule, says P Chidambaram

    "BJP is trying to enter South India through Karnataka and we should stop them. It is a danger signal for the diversity of South India," he added. Sharply criticising Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Chidambaram said he should maintain the dignity of his post.

  • Congress will resolve Cauvery dispute after returning to power: P Chidambaram May 08, 2018 05:42 PM IST

    Congress will resolve Cauvery dispute after returning to power: P Chidambaram

    Speaking to reporters here, the former union minister also said that the prime minister's attack on Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi, while raking up the National Herald case at a poll rally, will have no impact on electoral prospects of the Congress party in the May 12 Karnataka assembly polls as all charges were "bogus".

  • What is holding up Justice Joseph's appt to SC, asks P Chidambaram Apr 26, 2018 05:10 PM IST

    What is holding up Justice Joseph's appt to SC, asks P Chidambaram

    "What is holding up Justice K M Joseph's appointment? His State or his religion or his judgement in the Uttarakhand case?

  • Manmohan Singh, P Chidambaram not among signatories to impeachment notice against CJI Apr 20, 2018 10:15 PM IST

    Manmohan Singh, P Chidambaram not among signatories to impeachment notice against CJI

    The Congress, however, downplayed it saying the party did not want to involve its senior leaders in the issue.

  • 'Ghost' of demonetisation has returned to haunt govt: P Chidambaram Apr 18, 2018 06:30 PM IST

    'Ghost' of demonetisation has returned to haunt govt: P Chidambaram

    In the wake of cash crunch in some parts of the country, he also said there was a possibility that people have lost confidence in the banking system due to the "bank scams" and they were not putting their surplus money into the banks.

  • P Chidambaram slams govt for cash crunch; says supply 'arbitrarily reduced' Apr 17, 2018 08:24 PM IST

    P Chidambaram slams govt for cash crunch; says supply 'arbitrarily reduced'

    In a series of tweets, Chidambaram said as a rule, cash supply must grow at the same rate as the economy is growing and the government was obliged to provide as much cash as people need at any given time.

  • Karti Chidambaram questioned by ED in Aircel Maxis case Apr 10, 2018 07:59 PM IST

    Karti Chidambaram questioned by ED in Aircel Maxis case

    Karti was questioned for the first time by the ED in connection with the case which is related to the Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) approval granted in 2006 by his father.

  • Congress leader P Chidambaram complains about high cost of tea at airport and gets trolled Mar 26, 2018 01:58 PM IST

    Congress leader P Chidambaram complains about high cost of tea at airport and gets trolled

    Chidambaram was "horrified" at the high price of tea at the Chennai Airport

  • Karti Chidambaram gets bail from HC in INX Media case Mar 23, 2018 02:52 PM IST

    Karti Chidambaram gets bail from HC in INX Media case

    Karti was arrested on February 28 by the CBI on his return from the United Kingdom, and his 12-day judicial custody was to expire tomorrow in the case.

  • Telecom, power sectors contributed to NPA problem more than anything else: P Chidambaram Mar 12, 2018 08:00 AM IST

    Telecom, power sectors contributed to NPA problem more than anything else: P Chidambaram

    Chidambaram said that instead of dealing with a business problem and finding a business solutions, a political twist, a legal twist was given to it. The result was that today the power and telecom sectors are 'in a shambles," he said.

  • Supreme Court allows Karti Chidambaram to withdraw plea, asks him to approach Delhi HC Mar 08, 2018 02:08 PM IST

    Supreme Court allows Karti Chidambaram to withdraw plea, asks him to approach Delhi HC

    A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra requested the acting Chief Justice of the Delhi High Court to allocate Karti's matter to an appropriate bench so that it can be taken up for hearing tomorrow.

  • PAC panel asks CBI to probe P Chidambaram's gold import ban, 80:20 rule: Report Mar 07, 2018 04:21 PM IST

    PAC panel asks CBI to probe P Chidambaram's gold import ban, 80:20 rule: Report

    A sub-committee of the PAC has requested a probe into the decision-making that led to implementation of the 80:20 gold import rule.

  • Exclusive | PNB scam: Check before it’s too late, bullion body had warned Raghuram Rajan about 80:20 gold scheme Mar 07, 2018 04:08 PM IST

    Exclusive | PNB scam: Check before it’s too late, bullion body had warned Raghuram Rajan about 80:20 gold scheme

    India Bullion and Jewellers Association had accused the previous UPA government of “deliberately yielding to the cronies” by changing the gold policy days before demitting office

  • ED is on ‘fishing’ expedition to malign my father, says Karti Chidambaram in fresh plea Mar 06, 2018 10:25 AM IST

    ED is on ‘fishing’ expedition to malign my father, says Karti Chidambaram in fresh plea

    Karti said the ED cannot act against him until the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) completes its probe and asked the SC to restrain ED from issuing summons.

  • P Chidambaram passed order on Lok Sabha result day to benefit private firms: BJP Mar 05, 2018 07:47 PM IST

    P Chidambaram passed order on Lok Sabha result day to benefit private firms: BJP

    Senior leader Ravi Shankar Prasad targeted the Congress and Chidambaram at a press conference which was described by the BJP as an "expose on the politics of lies and deceit" of the opposition party.

  • CBI takes Karti Chidambaram to Mumbai, to confront him with Indrani and Peter Mar 04, 2018 10:54 AM IST

    CBI takes Karti Chidambaram to Mumbai, to confront him with Indrani and Peter

    Karti may be brought face-to-face with former media barons Peter and Indrani Mukerjea, both accused in the Sheena Bora murder case and currently lodged in a Mumbai jail.

  • Would have resigned if I were in Arun Jaitley's place: P Chidambaram Feb 27, 2018 08:01 AM IST

    Would have resigned if I were in Arun Jaitley's place: P Chidambaram

    "If I was in Jaitley's position, what I would have done? I would have resigned," Chidambaram told an interactive session organised by the Bharat Chamber of Commerce here.

  • NDA govt 'incompetent managers' of programmes: P Chidambaram Feb 25, 2018 11:35 AM IST

    NDA govt 'incompetent managers' of programmes: P Chidambaram

    ormer Union minister P Chidambaram today advised the NDA government to appoint "good managers" to implement its various welfare programmes.

  • INX Media case: ED issues fresh summons to Karti Chidambaram Feb 11, 2018 05:55 PM IST

    INX Media case: ED issues fresh summons to Karti Chidambaram

    The central probe agency had earlier summoned Karti on February 2 after which he informed them that he would be unable to depose as he has an interlocutory application pending in the Supreme Court in this case.

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