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Wednesday, July 18, 2018

P Chidambaram

Palaniappan Chidambaram is a senior Congress leader and a Rajya Sabha MP who has previously been the Minister of Finance (1996-1997, 2004-2009, 2012- 2014) as well as the Minister of Home (2008-2012) in the previous UPA governments. A lawyer by profession and an MBA graduate from Harvard Business School, Chidambaram is virtually Congress' most significant face from Tamil Nadu. Recently, as an Opposition leader in the Upper House, Chidambaram frequently criticised the ruling government on issues like demonetization and fiscal policy at large.
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P Chidambaram house theft

Two maids held in connection with theft at P Chidambaram’s house

As per the footage, the theft was committed by her, the officer said. Later, she handed over the valuables to Viji, he added. On Sunday, cash and jewels were reported stolen from the senior Congress leader’s house at Chennai.

P Chidambaram house theft

Aircel-Maxis case: Chidambaram, Karti’s protection from arrest extended till August 7

Both Chidambaram and Karti have appeared before the ED twice in connection with the case.

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INX Media case: Missing written order on interim protection from arrest leaves Chidamabarm in a tizzy

INX Media case: Justice Pathak considered the same and wrote in the order that the “interim order shall continue till the next date of hearing, that is August 1”. The CBI also did not oppose it.

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Chidambaram’s house robbed, cash, jewellery worth over Rs 2.5 lakh missing

At least Rs 1.5 lakh in cash and gold ornaments worth Rs one lakh went missing from the minister’s residence, a senior police official said, adding that the robbery took place a few days ago but came to light recently.

CBI seeks Chidambaram's custodial interrogation in INX Media corruption case

CBI seeks Chidambaram’s custodial interrogation in INX Media corruption case

The Delhi high court, while granting him interim protection from arrest, had asked the senior Congress leader to join questioning and cooperate in the investigation as and when called by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).

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Chidambaram slams govt on ‘GST Day’, says tax reform thrust upon an ‘unprepared nation’

“It is widely perceived that GST has increased the tax burden of the common citizen; it has certainly not reduced the tax burden as was promised,” Chidambaram added.

Maharashtra: 14 arrested for holding policemen captive, beating them up

P Chidambaram’s kin abducted and murdered, three held: Coimbatore police

The accused were identified as Gouthaman, Vimal and Manibharathi of Coimbatore. Based on their confession, one of the accused was arrested at Karamadai, about 35 km from Coimbatore on Wednesday morning.

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Chidambaram rejects BJP charge against Rahul Gandhi: Laughable, absurd

“Who can forget that Congress practically lost its entire leadership in Chhattisgarh to Maoist violence?” Chidambaram said on Twitter.

Hope muscular, militaristic policy doesn't come back under guise of Governor's rule in J-K: P Chidambaram

Hope muscular, militaristic policy doesn’t come back under guise of Governor’s rule in J-K: P Chidambaram

Governor NN Vohra forwarded his report to the President of India for the imposition of Governor’s Rule under Section 92 of the Constitution of Jammu and Kashmir, after concluding his consultations with all the major Political Parties in the state.

Gujarat: ED attaches assets worth Rs 3.97 crore in Jamnagar land grab case

Aircel-Maxis deal case: ED likely to call ex-DEA secy for questioning

According to the ED chargesheet, Maxis had invested $800 million in Aircel—Rs 3,565.91 crore—as FDI which was approved by FIPB under Finance Ministry headed by Chidambaram.

Aircel-Maxis case

Aircel-Maxis case: P Chidambaram appears before Enforcement Directorate for second time

The senior Chidambaram had earlier described the ED action in this case as a “crazy mixture of falsehoods and conjectures” and said that the charge sheet filed by probe agencies was rejected by the court. 

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Tyres of three of economy’s four wheels punctured: P Chidambaram

Stating that there is widespread anger about “artificially fixed prices of petrol, diesel and LPG”, the senior Congress leader said there is “absolutely no reason why prices (of petroleum products) should be higher than what they were in May-June 2014.”

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Chidambaram launches 10-point attack on Modi govt over economic policies

Talking about unemployment in the country, Chidambaram said, “So far, nobody has bought the innovative idea that ‘frying pakoras is also a job’.” He also added that demonetisation and GST have had an adverse impact on the Indian economy.

Aircel-Maxis case

CBI questions Chidambaram in INX Media case

In tweets after the questioning was over, Chidambaram said, “Appeared before CBI. FIR contains no allegations against me. Questions and answers were based on the files of FIPB. Hence, there was little to add to the record.”

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P Chidambaram being falsely implicated, says Sharad Pawar

“Efforts are being made by BJP government to falsely implicate P Chidambaram by misusing power. Similarly, those associated with West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee are being raided,” Pawar said in Vashi at neighbouring Navi Mumbai.