Finance Minister P Chidambaram

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Jeff Bezos snubbed: IMF's Gita Gopinath says India needs investment

21 Jan 2020

Jeff Bezos snubbed: IMF's Gita Gopinath says India needs investment

At a time when India is witnessing a historic economic slump, the government should welcome investments, said chief economist of International Monetary Fund (IMF), Gita Gopinath, on Monday.

'Bharat Bachao' rally: Rahul, Priyanka, Sonia tear into BJP

14 Dec 2019

'Bharat Bachao' rally: Rahul, Priyanka, Sonia tear into BJP

Waking up from its slumber, Congress did something on Saturday to show the country's opposition is not dead after all.

Sonia Gandhi meets DK Shivakumar in Tihar: Details here

23 Oct 2019

Sonia Gandhi meets DK Shivakumar in Tihar: Details here

Congress is not giving up on its leaders, even the jailed ones. This is the message interim party president Sonia Gandhi sent on Wednesday when she visited DK Shivakumar in Tihar prison.

CBI charges P Chidambaram, 13 others, in INX Media case

18 Oct 2019

CBI charges P Chidambaram, 13 others, in INX Media case

Congress leader and ex-Finance Minister P Chidambaram was among those named in the charge-sheet filed by the Central Bureau of Investigation in the INX Media case on Friday. The CBI also charged Chidambaram's son, Karti.

Enforcement Directorate allowed to arrest Chidambaram in INX Media case

15 Oct 2019

Enforcement Directorate allowed to arrest Chidambaram in INX Media case

On Tuesday, a special Delhi court allowed the Enforcement Directorate to arrest former Finance Minister P Chidambaram in the INX Media money laundering case.

Manmohan, Sonia meet Chidambaram in Tihar. 'Honored', says jailed leader

23 Sep 2019

Manmohan, Sonia meet Chidambaram in Tihar. 'Honored', says jailed leader

Lodged in Tihar jail since September 5, former Finance Minister P Chidambaram was visited by Sonia Gandhi and Dr. Manmohan Singh on Monday morning.

Chidambaram will remain in Tihar as Delhi court junks plea

13 Sep 2019

Chidambaram will remain in Tihar as Delhi court junks plea

Refusing to give him relief of any kind, a Delhi court on Friday said that former Finance Minister P Chidambaram will stay in Tihar jail till September 19, as ordered last week.

Chidambaram faces arrest by ED as SC rejects bail plea

05 Sep 2019

Chidambaram faces arrest by ED as SC rejects bail plea

Thursday started on a sour note for former Finance Minister P Chidambaram as the Supreme Court rejected his plea seeking anticipatory bail in the case registered by Enforcement Directorate (ED).

INX Media case: Indrani Mukerjea calls Chidambaram's arrest 'good news'

29 Aug 2019

INX Media case: Indrani Mukerjea calls Chidambaram's arrest 'good news'

Indrani Mukerjea, who co-founded INX Media along with her husband Peter, is "glad" former Finance Minister P Chidambaram has been arrested.

Supreme Court to hear Chidambaram's plea against arrest today

26 Aug 2019

Supreme Court to hear Chidambaram's plea against arrest today

On Monday, Supreme Court will hear a plea of former Finance Minister P Chidambaram challenging arrest warrant issued against him.

Will BJP choose hardliner Sadhvi Pragya to take on Digvijaya?

09 Apr 2019

Will BJP choose hardliner Sadhvi Pragya to take on Digvijaya?

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is mulling all its options for the Bhopal Lok Sabha seat, which has been its bastion for almost three decades.

Aircel-Maxis case: P Chidambaram summoned by ED

19 Dec 2018

Aircel-Maxis case: P Chidambaram summoned by ED

Former Union Minister and senior Congress leader P Chidambaram, was on Wednesday summoned by the Enforcement Directorate in the Aircel-Maxis case, ANI reports.

Aircel-Maxis case: CBI given green light to prosecute P Chidambaram

26 Nov 2018

Aircel-Maxis case: CBI given green light to prosecute P Chidambaram

On Monday, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) told a Delhi court that the Centre had given it the green light to go ahead and prosecute former Union minister P Chidambaram in the Aircel-Maxis case.

Shashi Tharoor slyly calls PM Modi a scorpion

28 Oct 2018

Shashi Tharoor slyly calls PM Modi a scorpion

In what may open a can of controversies, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor while speaking about PM Narendra Modi, quoted an anonymous RSS source, and said he was like scorpion who can neither be removed by hand nor beaten by a chappal.

In Aircel-Maxis case, Chidambaram named as accused in chargesheet

25 Oct 2018

In Aircel-Maxis case, Chidambaram named as accused in chargesheet

The Enforcement Directorate on Thursday named former Union Minister P Chidambaram as accused no. 1 in the Aircel-Maxis case. The senior Congress leader's son Karti and his accountant Bhaskar Raman were also mentioned in the chargesheet.

Chidambaram slams Modi; seeks details of bad loans under NDA

02 Sep 2018

Chidambaram slams Modi; seeks details of bad loans under NDA

Hitting back at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his remarks on loans given during the UPA rule, former Finance Minister P Chidambaram today asked the NDA government to reveal the number of loans given by it which turned into non-performing assets (NPA).

Aircel-Maxis case: CBI files charge-sheet against Chidambaram, son Karti

19 Jul 2018

Aircel-Maxis case: CBI files charge-sheet against Chidambaram, son Karti

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) today filed a supplementary charge sheet against former Finance Minister P Chidambaram and his son Karti, naming them the accused in the Aircel Maxis deal case.

Sonia Gandhi reveals why she didn't become Prime-Minister in 2004

09 Mar 2018

Sonia Gandhi reveals why she didn't become Prime-Minister in 2004

Speaking at India Today Conclave in Mumbai, Sonia Gandhi revealed why she chose not to become the Prime Minister even after leading UPA to power in 2004.

Chidambaram approaches SC seeking "fundamental-rights" protection amid CBI, ED raids

24 Feb 2018

Chidambaram approaches SC seeking "fundamental-rights" protection amid CBI, ED raids

Senior Congress leader and former Finance Minister P Chidambaram moved the Supreme Court seeking protection of his fundamental rights, following the raids and summons to his son Karti by CBI and Enforcement Directorate.

SC bans NEET protests in Tamil Nadu

08 Sep 2017

SC bans NEET protests in Tamil Nadu

A day after 13 people were arrested in Chennai over NEET protests, the SC has banned all demonstrations against the medical entrance exam.

Protests across Tamil Nadu over NEET aspirant's suicide

02 Sep 2017

Protests across Tamil Nadu over NEET aspirant's suicide

Protests erupted across Tamil Nadu over the death of 17-year-old Dalit medical aspirant Anitha S, who killed herself after the SC dismissed her petition against NEET.

NEET kills young MBBS aspirant: Depressed teen commits suicide

01 Sep 2017

NEET kills young MBBS aspirant: Depressed teen commits suicide

On 1st Sep, Anitha, a 17-year old MBBS aspirant from Tamil Nadu's Ariyalur district, ended her life by hanging herself at her house in Sendurai, yesterday.

Congress witnesses internal tussles and disputes

22 Aug 2016

Congress witnesses internal tussles and disputes

Many of Congress' leaders and their statements have sparked an internal conflict, resulting in disputes over what the party stands for.