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Congress slams govt over appointment of Chief of Defence Staff

New Delhi/IBNS: Congress has questioned the government over the appointment of Chief of Defence Staff(CDS), minutes after theannouncement was made.

'Not your business': P Chidambaram slams Army Chief for his remark on anti-CAA protests

Thiruvananthapuram/IBNS: Congress leader and Rajya Sabha MP P Chidambaram on Saturday lambasted Army chief General Bipin Rawat over his criticism of political parties opposing the Citizenship Amendment Act(CAA), asking him to not speak in matters that don't concern him, media reported.

Economy in incompetent hands, growth rate to sink further: P Chidambaram

Ranchi/UNI: Former Union finance minister and senior Congress leader P Chidambaram, who has been released on bail after over three months of incarceration, on Friday unleashed a scathing attack on the Narendra Modi government over the present economic scenario, saying the country's economy is in deep trouble in incompetent hands.

Chidambaram admitted to AIIMS for medical check-up

New Delhi/UNI: Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram was taken to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences on Monday for a medical check-up after he complained of stomach ache, sources confirmed.

Govt not taking bold steps to strengthen weak economy: Chidambaram

New Delhi, July 11 (UNI): Former finance minister and senior Congress member P. Chidambaram on Thursday said the government is evading bold steps to bolster the weak economy, despite getting a huge mandate in the recent elections.

Amidst rhetoric and blogging, Modi govt forgot economy: Chidambaram

New Delhi, May 8 (UNI): The Congress on Wednesday accused the BJP of forgetting the economy amidst rhetoric and blogging.

Chidambaram slams Jaitley for comments on Manmohan

New Delhi, May 6 (UNI): Reacting to BJP leader and Union finance minister Arun Jaitley's comments on former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh wherein he said Singh had brought the Grand Old Party to the lowest strength in Parliament, senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram on Monday said Jaitley should go through the the latest reports of his ministry on the current state of the economy rather than attacking the former PM.

Who kept India safe in 1947, 1965 & 1971 wars? Chidambaram asks BJP

New Delhi, Apr 26 (UNI): Taking a swipe at the Bharatiya Janata Party, senior Congress party leader P Chidambaram on Friday countered Prime Minister Narendra Modi and ruling party's president Amit Shah and questioned them who kept India safe during the 1947, 1965 and 1971 wars.

People wants change of government both at Centre and state : PC

Sivaganga, Apr 18 (UNI) Senior Congress leader and former Union Minister P Chidambaram on Thursday said the "Tamil people wants a change of government both at the Centre and in the state."

Ex-finance minister P Chidambaram defends Cong's minimum income guarantee poll promise

Chennai, Mar 27 (IBNS): Former Union finance minister and Congress leader P. Chidambaram defended the minimum income guarantee poll promise made by his party president Rahul Gandhi.

Govt permits CBI to prosecute former finance minister P Chidambaram

New Delhi, Feb 22 (IBNS): The Union government has given CBI the nod to prosecute former Union finance minister P. Chidambaram in connection with the INX Media  money laundering  case, media reports said.

Interim budget an account of votes, not a vote on account : P Chidambaram

New Delhi, Feb 1 (IBNS) : Criticising the interim budget, former Union Finance Minister  P Chidambaram on Friday said it was an "Account for Votes" and not a Vote on Account, which has further weakened fiscal stability.

CBI indiscriminately targeting eminent bankers: Chidambaram

New Delhi, Jan 27 (IBNS): Former Union finance minister P. Chidambaram on Sunday in a series of tweets criticised the CBI and said even the current (on leave) finance minister Arun Jaitley hadn't been able to stop slamming the central investigating agency for their "indiscriminate targeting of eminent bankers".

NDA mantra is 'Leap before you look': Chidambaram on GST

New Delhi, Dec 19 (IBNS): Former Union finance minister P. Chidambaram on Wednesday said BJP/NDA's governance mantra is 'Leap before you look'.

GST rates slashed with eye on upcoming polls: Chidambaram

New Delhi, July 22 (IBNS): Former Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Sunday attacked the Centre and said it slashed the GST rates on certain items by keeping the upcoming Assembly polls in mind.