Attacking Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his remarks suggesting he took over reins with an "empty coffer" UPA has left behind, Congress today asked BJP and NDA to come out of election "campaign mode" and "political rhetroic".
Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram today favoured downsizing of the Planning Commission amid reports that Narendra Modi government is likely to dismantle or at least drastically reduce the over-arching role of the plan body.
Four persons were injured when a country-made bomb exploded in a residential area Saturday, sparking tension in this temple town in Tamil Nadu, which is on high alert after the twin blasts on Kaziranga Express in Chennai on Thursday that claimed a woman`s life.
With her party facing the heat in the midst of Lok Sabha elections in Bengal over the Saradha scam, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday accused Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram of prodding central agencies and targeting Trinamool Congress leaders.
The book by former media adviser to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today continued to make waves with Finance Minister P Chidambaram rejecting suggestions that it was Congress President Sonia Gandhi who was running UPA-II.
In a constituency, where caste factor plays a decisive factor, pro-Dalit outfit Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi is facing an acid test to retain Chidambaram (SC) seat amid challenge by ruling AIADMK and PMK to upset its apple cart in the April 24 polls.
There will be serious consequences if Narendra Modi becomes the Prime Minister, Union Minister P Chidamabarm on Sunday said, and warned BJP that it too will pay a heavy price for letting Gujarat Chief Minister and his "coterie" "take over" the party.
The 33rd edition of the Natyanjali festival of dance got off to a glittering start in the hallowed precincts of the Lord Nataraja Temple at Chidambaram here, drawing a large number of devotees and connoisseurs of fine arts.
Hitting back at Finance Minister P Chidambaram for his postage stamp barb, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said he can enlist knowledgeable people to help him govern based on the principle of being a "trustee."