Chidambaram appeals to states to come out against 15th Finance Commission

New Delhi: Congress leader P. Chidambaram urged the Finance Ministers of all states across the country to sign a memorandum against the terms of reference (ToR) of the 15th Finance Commission. The former Union Minister also welcomed the statement of the Finance Ministers of six states/Union Territories — Andhra Pradesh, Puducherry, Delhi, West Bengal, Punjab, […]

BJP dividing India into religious lines: Chidambaram

Thiruvananthapuram: Former finance minister P. Chidambaram accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government of trying to divide India into religious lines. “Women, Dalits, children, tribals, and minorities are under threat. BJP is trying to divide India into religious lines; BJP and Prime Minister Modi are trying to communalise secular India,” Chidambaram said while addressing the concluding […]

Modi Govt Mismanaged Indian Economy: Cong

New Delhi: The Congress charged the Narendra Mod government of indulging in a mismanagement of the Indian economy, resulting in loss of jobs for youth, stagnant real incomes for farmers, collapse of the manufacturing sector, destruction of micro, small and medium businesses, paralysis of India’s banking sector and a severe dent in business confidence and […]

Speaking Truth to Power

In a parliamentary democracy, citizens wish to hear an articulate voice of an articulate Opposition that can offer reasoned criticism of the government and suggest alternative policy solutions to the challenges faced by the country. In 2017, P. Chidambaram braved misinterpretation, criticism, and abuse to emerge as that voice. From the reckless adventure of demonetisation […]

CBI arranges Karti encounter with Indrani Mukerjea

Mumbai: Moving ahead in the INX Media alleged bribery case, the CBI brought Karti Chidambaram face-to-face with murder accused Indrani Mukerjea. A special Central Bureau of Investigations six-member team brought the 46-year-old Karti Chidambaram from New Delhi to Mumbai this morning and took him to the Byculla Women’s Jail, where Indrani Mukerjea is lodged. Shortly […]