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Saturday, December 05, 2020



P Chidambaram takes a dig at CEA Subramanian over current account surplus remark

November 24, 2020 11:01 am

In a series of tweets, Chidambaram questioned the situation of a possible surplus in the current account.

No stimulus package ... another sly attempt to dazzle people: Chidambaram

October 13, 2020 11:58 pm

"The stimulus is not of a value of Rs 73,000 crore. Nor is it of the value of Rs 1,00,000 crore. The fiscal impact of these announcements is estimated by analysts to be a mere 0.1 per cent of GDP," Chidambaram said.

Chidambaram on GDP numbers: ‘Economic tragedy foretold, matter of shame for Modi govt’

August 31, 2020 10:55 pm

“The government peddled a fake narrative, but that narrative has been exploded today by the CSO estimates,” P Chidambaram said. 

INX Media case: SC dismisses CBI's review plea against bail granted to P Chidamabaram

June 04, 2020 8:20 pm

The Supreme Court had granted bail to Chidambaram in December last year after being in custody for 105 days in Tihar jail in connection with the INX media case. 

Economic package 'hopelessly inadequate', amounts to only Rs 1.86 crore, says Chidambaram

May 18, 2020 5:04 pm

Chidambaram also accused the government of being opportunistic by pushing reforms and claimed that it was bypassing the Parliament.

Spend more borrowings to help the poor: Chidambaram

May 10, 2020 1:54 am

P Chidambaram also slammed the government for “dragging its feet for 38 days” on facilitating the return of stranded migrant workers to their home states.

Technical loan write-off route should not be applied for fugitives: Chidambaram to govt

April 29, 2020 2:30 pm

The former finance minister said "when they are fugitives, the technical rule in the book should not be applied to them. That is my view".

PM's address hollow, no mention of financial package: Congress

April 14, 2020 12:38 pm

In a seven-point tweet, Chidambaram expressed disappointment over government ignoring the advise of experts like Raghuram Rajan and Abhijit Banerjee and said it is is obvious that "livelihood for the poor — their survival — is not among the priorities of the government."

Chidambaram slams Yogi govt for FIR against journalist, calls it suppression of media freedom

April 02, 2020 3:50 pm

The former home minister demanded that the FIR be immediately withdrawn.

Ask Trump if extraditing 19 lakh people from Assam is possible: Chidambaram to Modi

February 23, 2020 10:44 pm

Alleging that there was a great threat to the Constitution and the need to save it, P Chidambaram said countries were now asking questions over the CAA.


As CAA protests continue to create stir nationwide, Cong holds dharna at Rajghat

December 24, 2019 9:06 am

Party chief MK Stalin, Congress leader P Chidambaram and MDMK’s Vaiko are leading the march.

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram launches his book Standing Guard — A Year in Opposition

February 27, 2016 11:53 am

Chidambaram was speaking after the release of his book "Standing Guard— A year in Opposition", a compilation of his Sunday columns published in the Indian Express in 2015.