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Yashwant Sinha attacks Arun Jaitley yet again, this time over the 'job applicant at 80' remark

Yashwant Sinha attacks Arun Jaitley yet again, this time over the 'job applicant at 80' remark

There seems to be no end to the verbal duel between Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and senior

Sep 29, 2017, 09:27 AM IST

Yashwant Sinha, the Economy of India and the Bharatiya Janata Party

 And this is not the first time someone is pointing to the imminent crisis — an economic slowdown is not Lord Voldermort’s name that can’t be uttered. It needs to be identified and dealt with. 

Sep 28, 2017, 16:55 PM IST
Wings have fallen off the plane: Rahul Gandhi mocks Narendra Modi govt

Wings have fallen off the plane: Rahul Gandhi mocks Narendra Modi govt

Seemingly elated at the attack on the Central government's policies by Yashwant Sinha, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi took to Twitter with this witty post

Sep 27, 2017, 11:59 AM IST
Chidambaram family belong to Tihar Jail: Subramanian Swamy

Chidambaram family belong to Tihar Jail: Subramanian Swamy

The investigating agency had earlier issued a look out notice against Karti in wake of an alleged corruption case against him.

Sep 23, 2017, 09:41 AM IST
Finance Ministry officials trying to derail probe against Chidambarams': Swamy writes to PM Modi

Finance Ministry officials trying to derail probe against Chidambarams': Swamy writes to PM Modi

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy has written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi stating that the Central Bureau of Direct Taxes (CBDT) is not taking action against Karti Chidambaram and P. Chidambaram, further alleging that some officials in the Ministry of Finance as well are trying to derail the probe against them.

Aug 07, 2017, 09:15 AM IST
CBI summons Karti Chidambaram in INX Media bribery case

CBI summons Karti Chidambaram in INX Media bribery case

The CBI on Wednesday issued summons to Karti Chidambaram, the son of former Finance Minister P Chidambaram, in its ongoing probe against him in a corruption case, an official said.

Jul 19, 2017, 19:42 PM IST
Chidambaram, Lalu Prasad Yadav's houses raided by CBI, Income Tax department, Opposition cries vendetta; day of reckoning has come, says Arun Jaitley

Chidambaram, Lalu Prasad Yadav's houses raided by CBI, Income Tax department, Opposition cries vendetta; day of reckoning has come, says Arun Jaitley

The premises of P Chidambaram and Lalu Prasad, were on Tuesday raided by CBI and I-T officials.

May 17, 2017, 00:18 AM IST

Jadhav's death sentence is kangaroo trial, sham justice: Chidambaram

Senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram on Tuesday slammed Pakistan for awarding death sentence to alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav, terming it a "kangaroo trial" and "sham justice".

Apr 12, 2017, 00:47 AM IST
PM Narendra Modi is most dominant political leader in country, his appeal is pan-Indian: Congress leader Chidambaram

PM Narendra Modi is most dominant political leader in country, his appeal is pan-Indian: Congress leader Chidambaram

'Modi wave' hepled BJP storm to power in Uttar Pradesh after 14 years.

Mar 12, 2017, 16:19 PM IST
Manmohan Singh attacks Modi government; says economy in bad shape, growth rate to be less than 6.6%

Manmohan Singh attacks Modi government; says economy in bad shape, growth rate to be less than 6.6%

Attacking the Modi government, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday said the Indian economy was not in a good shape and that the growth rate for the current fiscal would be less than 6.6 percent.

Jan 30, 2017, 16:55 PM IST
Ex-PM Manmohan Singh, Chidambaram helped Mallya's Kingfisher Airlines get loans despite poor financials, alleges BJP

Ex-PM Manmohan Singh, Chidambaram helped Mallya's Kingfisher Airlines get loans despite poor financials, alleges BJP

Bhartiya Janta Party found fodder for attacking Congress party in the election season, alleging on Monday that Manmohan Singh and former Finance Minister P Chidambaram pulled strings to ensure that tycoon Vijay Mallya's sick airline Kingfisher Airlines got loans despite weak financials.

Jan 30, 2017, 13:46 PM IST
Vijay Mallya gained undue favour from PMO, Finance Minister in UPA govt, says report

Vijay Mallya gained undue favour from PMO, Finance Minister in UPA govt, says report

United Progressive Alliance government seems to have unduly favoured Vijay Mallya in sanctioning loans despite not meeting parameters for credit worthy companies.

Jan 28, 2017, 09:42 AM IST
This is not demonetisation: P Chidambaram

This is not demonetisation: P Chidambaram

Former Union Finance Minister P. Chadambaram on Saturday criticised the Narendra Modi government`s decision to demonitise Rs 1,000 and Rs 500 currency notes, saying the the move pushed the common man into misery and despair.

Nov 12, 2016, 20:45 PM IST
Congress labels Rs 2,000 note a puzzle, questions scrapping of Rs 500, Rs 1,000 currency notes

Congress labels Rs 2,000 note a puzzle, questions scrapping of Rs 500, Rs 1,000 currency notes

Questionin government's decision to scrap Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 currency notes, veteran Congress leader and former finance minister P Chidambaram said that it's difficult to comprehend how a Rs 2,000 note will fight graft. He labele the Rs 2,000 note a ouzzle

Nov 09, 2016, 15:58 PM IST
GST rates: Chidambaram sees 'room for improvement' in multi-tier tax framework

GST rates: Chidambaram sees 'room for improvement' in multi-tier tax framework

The proposed GST structure with "higher rates" has left "a lot to be desired" and there is a room for improvement in the multi-tier tax framework, former Finance Minister P Chidambaram said here on Saturday.

Nov 05, 2016, 19:09 PM IST

Government grants extension to Prasad to probe Ishrat 'missing files'

The central government has given a two-month extension to IAS officer BK Prasad who probed the Ishrat Jahan 'missing files' case in the Union Home Ministry, an official source said here on Monday.

Jul 18, 2016, 23:06 PM IST
Chidambaram, Pranab put pressure over interest rates: Ex-RBI Chief

Chidambaram, Pranab put pressure over interest rates: Ex-RBI Chief

In scathing comments on his bosses in North Block, former RBI governor Duvvuri Subbarao has alleged that ex-finance ministers P Chidambaram and Pranab Mukherjee interfered in the functioning of the central bank, especially on setting interest rates, and the differences even led to two of his deputies not getting extensions.​

Jul 15, 2016, 10:39 AM IST
Aircel-Maxis case: ED summons P Chidambaram's son Karti

Aircel-Maxis case: ED summons P Chidambaram's son Karti

Enforcement Directorate has issued summon to former Finance Minister P Chidambaram's son Karti in connection with its money laundering probe in the Aircel-Maxis case.

Jul 05, 2016, 08:29 AM IST
RBI Governor has the right to speak on all issues: P Chidambaram

RBI Governor has the right to speak on all issues: P Chidambaram

Veteran Congress party leader and former Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Monday said that RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan had all rights in the world to speak on issues which don't even fall under his brief.

Jul 04, 2016, 23:43 PM IST
PV Narasimha Rao can't be denied credit for reforms but Ayodhya blotted record: Chidambaram

PV Narasimha Rao can't be denied credit for reforms but Ayodhya blotted record: Chidambaram

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Monday said credit cannot be taken away from late Prime Minister P V Narasimha Rao for the economic reforms driven by him in the 90s but Ayodhya "blotted his record".

Jul 04, 2016, 22:11 PM IST