September 24, 2020 14:41 (IST)
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SBI's plan to implement VRS scheme is cruel: P Chidambaram

New Delhi/UNI: Criticising the plan by the State bank of India to implement a VRS scheme as an ‘economy measure’, senior Congress leader and former Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Monday said that at a time when the economy has collapsed and jobs are scarce, the decision by the SBI is cruel.

PM-CARES Fund: P Chidambaram attacks govt over 'generous donors' who donated Rs 3,076 crore in 5 days

New Delhi/IBNS: Former finance minister P Chidambaram on Wednesday questioned the government over the details of the domestic and foreign contributors or donors of the PM CARES fund, whose names have not been made public in the audited statement for the financial year 2020.

Will messenger of God answer? Chidambaram's swipe at Sitharaman over 'economic mismanagement' in pre-Covid era

New Delhi/IBNS: Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Saturday took a swipe at Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, who a couple of days ago called Novel Coronavirus pandemic an "act of God" that has affected the Goods and Services Tax (GST).

Indians on treasure hunt to know what happened on June 15: P Chidambaram on India-China disengagement

New Delhi/IBNS:  As India and China have begun disengagement along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh as per their agreed terms in the Corps Commanders-level talks held last week, senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Wednesday took a dig at the Centre and asked from which place the Chinese troops pulled back.

Congress attacks PM Modi over his 'no intrusion of Chinese soldiers' claim

New Delhi/IBNS: Congress, the country's main opposition party, on Saturday trained its guns on Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his claim that no Chinese soldier entered into the Indian territory at Galwan Valley in eastern Ladakh which saw a deadly clash between the army personnel of both the nations on Jun 15 night.

PM Narendra Modi gave us a headline and a blank page: Chidambaram

New Delhi/UNI: Terming the address by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday 'a headline and a blank page ', senior Congress leader and former Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Wednesday said he looked forward to the Finance Minister filling the blank page.

Franklin Templeton: P Chidambram urges Centre to act promptly, quickly to resolve issue

New Delhi/UNI: Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram, on Saturday said Franklin Templeton Mutual Fund’s decision to wind up six debt schemes is a matter of grave concern to the investors, mutual fund industry and the financial markets.

Not necessary to impose hardships on govt servants by halting DA, DR amid Covid: Manmohan Singh

New Delhi/IBNS: In the wake of the Centre's decision to freeze the hike in Dearness Allowance (DA) and Dearness Relief (DR) of government employees in view of the Covid-19, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday criticised the government asking it not to impose hardships on the government servants.

Opposition accuses PM Modi of ignoring concerns of the poor amid extended COVID-19 lockdown

New Delhi/IBNS: Minutes after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the extension of lockdown till May 3, veteran Congress leader P Chidambaram accused the government of not heeding the advice of top economists in addressing the concerns of the poor and the unorganised sector.

BJP govt's ability to govern and regulate financial institutions stands exposed: Chidambaram on Yes Bank crisis

New Delhi/UNI: Responding to the government's decision to put a moratorium on the limit of withdrawals from the Yes Bank till April 3, senior Congress leader and former Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Friday said that the ability of the BJP government to govern and regulate financial institutions have been exposed.

Delhi government no less ill-informed than Centre in understanding of sedition law, says P Chidambaram

New Delhi/UNI/IBNS: Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Saturday slammed the Delhi government for its sanction to prosecute former JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar and nine others in connection with a sedition case, saying the Kejriwal Government is no less ill-informed than the central government in its understanding of sedition law.

INX Media case: Delhi court grants bail to former NITI Aayog CEO Sindhushree Khullar and 5 others

New Delhi/UNI: A Delhi Court on Wednesday granted bail to six person including Former NITI Aayog CEO Sindhushree Khullar in the INX Media corruption case in which former finance minister P Chidambaram and his son Karti Chidambaram are also accused.

Have we outsourced task of defeating BJP to state parties? Congress' Sharmistha Mukherjee slams Chidambaram

New Delhi/IBNS: After senior Congress leader P Chidambaram almost celebrated the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)'s victory in Delhi polls, Delhi Mahila Congress president Sharmistha Mukherjee on Wednesday slammed his colleague asking him whether the outfit has left it to the regional players to defeat the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

Economy in deep crisis, need to increase consumption and investment: P Chidambaram

New Delhi/UNI: Senior Congress leader and former Finance Minister P Chidambaram told the Rajya Sabha on Monday that the Indian economy is in deep crisis and the government should take steps to increase consumption and investments in many sectors.

PSA on Omar, Mehbooba: Detention sans charges worst abomination in democracy, says Chidambaram

New Delhi/UNI: Senior Congress leader on Friday criticised the government for invoking the Public Safety Act (PSA) against former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Ministers Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti, and said detention without charges is the worst abomination in a democracy.