Former Union Minister and Congress veteran P Chidambaram has hailed the States that rejected the two options given by the Union government to bridge the gap in the GST compensation cess. He urged them to stand firm at the next meeting of the GST council on 12 October. Continue Reading
The Congress has played down Defence Minister Rajnath Singh’s announcement on the import embargo on defence equipment, saying it was only ‘high sounding jargon’ and that ‘aatmanirbhar bharat’ was merely a slogan. Continue Reading
Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram and MDMK general secretary Vaiko have come to the support of DMK Lok Sabha member Kanimozhi, who had alleged that she faced language bias at an airport where a Central Industrial Security Forces (CISF) officer asked her if she is an Indian because she did not know Hndi. Continue Reading
Senior Congress leader and former Union Minister P Chidambaram today asked whether Prime Minister Narendra Modi would assure the country that China would vacate Indian territory and restore status quo ante at the border, if the Rajiv Gandhi Foundation returned Rs 20 lakh it had taken as donation earlier. Continue Reading
Petrol price was increased today by 54 paise per litre and diesel by 58 paise a litre – the third straight daily increase in rates after oil PSUs ended an 82-day hiatus in rate revision. Continue Reading
Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram today alleged that the National Population Register (NPR) approved by the BJP government was different and dangerous in terms of the “text and context” of the data collection done in 2010. Continue Reading
Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram today hit back at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his Pakistan citizenship jibe at the main opposition party.
The Supreme Court today declined to issue a stay order on civic polls in Tamilnadu. The apex court however said the elections should be conducted based on the 2011 census. Continue Reading
The BJP today accused Congress leader P Chidambaram of violating bail conditions by claiming to have a very clear record as a Minister, and said the case against him was essentially about corruption he was allegedly involved in as the Finance Minister.
Congress leader P Chidambaram today said Prime Minister Narendra Modi was unusually silent on the state of economy and had left his Ministers to indulge in “bluff and bluster”. Continue Reading