P Chidambaram was a guest at the Express Adda in Mumbai last week, where he spoke about nationalism not being the preserve of any party, the Ishrat Jahan case and the churn that our universities are going through.
“I think, on a more careful reflection, the assembly should not have suspended the MLA, that’s my opinion,” Chidambaram said at the Express Adda in Mumbai Friday.
In 2013, the Supreme Court, by an interim order, ruled that Aadhaar could not be made mandatory to receive benefits. In 2015, the case was referred to a larger bench to decide the question whether Aadhaar infringed the right to privacy.
Former Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram to be the guest at Friday’s Express Adda in Mumbai.
Former Union finance minister P Chidambaram will release his book, Standing Guard, A Year in Opposition, in Mumbai on Monday.
“He will not on his own go to the extent of giving a clean chit to a terrorist. There must have been some kind of undue pressure on him,” he told reporters in the capital.
Chidambaram said that if the Govt is of the view that Karti has alleged undisclosed assets he would ask it to make a list and his son will voluntarily execute any document necessary to transfer such assets
In this collection of essays, P Chidambaram carries forward a reasoned public discourse on the present government’s politics and economic policies
BJP today alleged that the decision to change the affidavit in Ishrat Jahan encounter case was taken at the “political level” involving P Chidambaram, Manmohan Singh and Sonia Gandhi.
The proceedings were disrupted right from the start as the House was adjourned thrice since it assembled.
“We are trying to locate files relating to Ishrat Jahan case. We are yet to get all files as some of these are yet to be traced,” a senior Home Ministry official said.
Chidambaram, who held the home and finance portfolios in the UPA government, on Thursday came under attack from the BJP for comments attributed to him regarding Afzal Guru, who was hanged after being convicted in the terror strike on Parliament in 2001.
There is nothing extraordinary about the actual receipts or expenditure of government so far. No department is expected to spend more than the budgeted amount.
“I am afraid the government has only to blame itself and its stubborn and unbending attitude,” said the Former Finance Minister
Chidambaram asked the government to accept three “weighty objections of Congress so that the bill could be passed