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  • Defence Minister promised a ‘bang', ended with a ‘whimper': P Chidambaram Aug 09, 2020 12:55 PM IST

    Defence Minister promised a ‘bang', ended with a ‘whimper': P Chidambaram

    What the defence minister said in his "historic Sunday announcement" deserved only an office order from the minister to his secretaries, Chidambaram said.

  • Here's what has happened in the INX Media corruption, money laundering case so far Aug 20, 2019 07:30 PM IST

    Here's what has happened in the INX Media corruption, money laundering case so far

    Delhi HC dismissed the anticipatory bail pleas, also declining Chidambaram's request to stay the order for three days in order to enable him to move an appeal in the SC.

  • Chidambaram pokes fun at BJP for celebrating GDP data Dec 01, 2018 11:11 AM IST

    Chidambaram pokes fun at BJP for celebrating GDP data

    India's economy grew at 7.1 per cent in the July-September quarter, the lowest in three quarters.

  • Rahul Gandhi won't be projected as Congress' PM face: P Chidambaram Oct 22, 2018 10:43 AM IST

    Rahul Gandhi won't be projected as Congress' PM face: P Chidambaram

    The report came days after Rahul Gandhi said that he will become prime minister if allies want him

  • INX Media case: ED attaches Rs 54-cr assets of Karti Chidambaram, father's Delhi bungalow also in net Oct 11, 2018 11:33 AM IST

    INX Media case: ED attaches Rs 54-cr assets of Karti Chidambaram, father's Delhi bungalow also in net

    For the first time, foreign assets have also been attached in this case, which includes a cottage in the UK and a tennis club in Spain

  • Atal Bihari Vajpayee did not allow BJP to swing to extreme right of political spectrum: P Chidambaram Aug 16, 2018 07:32 PM IST

    Atal Bihari Vajpayee did not allow BJP to swing to extreme right of political spectrum: P Chidambaram

    As long as he was at the helm, he resolutely anchored the BJP close to the middle and did not allow the party to swing.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Arun Jaitley fails fiscal consolidation test: P Chidambaram Feb 01, 2018 01:32 PM IST

    Arun Jaitley fails fiscal consolidation test: P Chidambaram

    The former finance minister said the fiscal deficit limit of 3.2 per cent in 2017-18 had been breached and was estimated at 3.5 per cent.

  • Soon, only pro-govt documentaries will be allowed: P Chidambaram on Mersal controversy Oct 21, 2017 11:19 AM IST

    Soon, only pro-govt documentaries will be allowed: P Chidambaram on Mersal controversy

    BJP has demanded that the references made about GST be deleted from the Tamil language movie.

  • CBI raids Chennai residences of P Chidambaram, son Karti May 16, 2017 09:12 AM IST

    CBI raids Chennai residences of P Chidambaram, son Karti

    The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) today raided the Chennai residence of former Finance Minister P Chidambaram and his son, Karti P. Chidambaram in connection with a case involving INX Media's Peter and Indrani Mukherjea.

  • Gave approval to Aircel-Maxis deal in normal course of biz: P Chidambaram Apr 04, 2017 12:17 PM IST

    Gave approval to Aircel-Maxis deal in normal course of biz: P Chidambaram

    "As FM, I granted approval in the normal course of business," he said in a statement. Chidambaram's remarks comes a day after the Supreme Court asked the CBI to file status report on the probe being carried out on various aspects of the Aircel-Maxis deal.

  • Aircel-Maxis case: SC asks CBI to file status report of probe Apr 03, 2017 05:23 PM IST

    Aircel-Maxis case: SC asks CBI to file status report of probe

  • 'Too early to celebrate' India's GDP beat: Former FM Chidambaram Mar 01, 2017 11:46 AM IST

    'Too early to celebrate' India's GDP beat: Former FM Chidambaram

    Official data showed India's gross domestic product (GDP) grew 7 percent annually for the quarter, sharply beating expectations for a 6.4 percent growth rate in a Reuters poll. The economy slowed from the September quarter's 7.3 percent annual growth rate.

  • Demonetisation: Probe how new Rs 2,000 notes reached hoarders, says Chidambaram Dec 13, 2016 12:00 PM IST

    Demonetisation: Probe how new Rs 2,000 notes reached hoarders, says Chidambaram

    "This is the biggest scam of the year. This is the one that should be investigated," Chidambaram said at a press conference.

  • Demonetisation: Doubt RBI knew about enormity of the decision, says Chidambaram Nov 17, 2016 07:10 PM IST

    Demonetisation: Doubt RBI knew about enormity of the decision, says Chidambaram

    P Chidambaram criticised PM Narendra Modi's demonetisation decision saying it was a knee-jerk reaction with no thought process on actions involved and thinks none of the government's objectives of this scheme have been met.

  • PC attacks PM's white paper remark, says economy still 'limping' Sep 09, 2016 10:00 PM IST

    PC attacks PM's white paper remark, says economy still 'limping'

    ‘Someone who briefed PM Modi has been economical with the truth,‘ says Ex-Finance Minister after PM Modi remarked in a recent interview that he considered publishing a white paper on the dismal state of the economy in 2014.

  • Let's get a white paper out & have an objective debate: Analysts Sep 04, 2016 03:58 PM IST

    Let's get a white paper out & have an objective debate: Analysts

    S Kulkarni, political analyst, said that that best thing now is to bring out whatever facts or figures that were not disseminated and have an objective debate on it. Ajoy Bose, resident commentator, also agreed that the PM now owes it to the country to reveal what went before.

  • GST Battle Royale: P Chidambaram vs Arun Jaitley Aug 03, 2016 08:19 AM IST

    GST Battle Royale: P Chidambaram vs Arun Jaitley

    Ten years ago, the then Finance Minister, P Chidambaram proposed the goods and services tax (GST) in his Budget speech and now finally that could become a reality under current Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley.

  • Rajan's formidable reputation helped stabilise Re: Subbarao Jul 15, 2016 04:54 PM IST

    Rajan's formidable reputation helped stabilise Re: Subbarao

    He has also blamed then then Finance Minister P Chidambaram's reluctance to accept that the rupee was bleeding more because of domestic issues and less due to external factors like the taper tantrums

  • Regret not giving Rajan a 5-year term: Chidambaram Jul 07, 2016 08:28 AM IST

    Regret not giving Rajan a 5-year term: Chidambaram

    Speaking to CNBC-TV18 on our special series 25 Years Since Reforms, the Former FM who was instrumental in appointing Rajan as the Head of the RBI, says the reason why Rajan was given a 3-year term is because that is exactly what his predecessors had got in the first term, but the assumption was it would be extended.

  • SC to hear plea on Aadhaar being presented as money bill Apr 25, 2016 04:52 PM IST

    SC to hear plea on Aadhaar being presented as money bill

    P Chidambaram, who appeared for Congress leader Jairam Ramesh before the apex court, argued it is grossly unconstitutional to allow passing of Aadhaar legislation as money bill.

  • Rural push in Budget 2016 is just sound and fury: Chidambaram Mar 11, 2016 09:53 PM IST

    Rural push in Budget 2016 is just sound and fury: Chidambaram

    Arun Jaitley may be getting pats on the back for sticking to stiff fiscal deficit targets, but former finance minister P Chidambaram is not impressed. It's not just the fiscal math that Chidambaram has a problem with, he says the big rural thrust sketched out in Budget 2016 is full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.

  • Opposition storm likely to continue rocking Parliament Mar 02, 2016 08:34 AM IST

    Opposition storm likely to continue rocking Parliament

    The Congress seems to be going all out to target the NDA government with party president Sonia Gandhi chairing a strategy meeting with senior party leaders on Wednesday.

  • Budget 2016: Missing fisc target would be terrible mistake, says Chidambaram Feb 25, 2016 05:30 PM IST

    Budget 2016: Missing fisc target would be terrible mistake, says Chidambaram

    CNBC-TV18's Shereen Bhan reached out to former Finance Minister P Chidambaram, who was critical of the government's handling of the economy so far, especially the rural sector.

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