Chidambaram flays PM Modi`s `empty coffer` suggestion

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".

Chidambaram favours downsizing Planning Commission

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.

`I am not an MP`: Chidambaram on his becoming FM if UPA is back in power

"I am not an MP", P Chidambaram remarked today when asked whether he could again be the Finance Minister in the eventuality of UPA-III coming to power.

Tamil Nadu: Two more held in crude bomb explosion incident

Two more persons have been arrested in connection with last week`s crude bomb blast here, taking the number of those arrested to four.

Crude bomb explosion in Tamil Nadu, 4 injured

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.

Explosion in Tamil Nadu, 1 injured

One person was injured when a suspected country-made bomb exploded in Chidambaram.

BJP reacts sharply to PC comparing Modi with Hitler, Mussolini

BJP on Tuesday reacted sharply to Finance Minister P Chidambaram`s
comparison of Narendra Modi with Hitler and Mussolini.

Party president, PM should be same person: Chidambaram

Senior Congress leader and Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Tuesday said it would be much better if the same person happens to be the party president and the Prime Minister.

Why no talk of Vajpayee`s niece joining Congress: Chidambaram

Chidambaram on Sunday asked why nobody made a fuss over Karuna Shukla, former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee`s niece, quitting BJP and joining Congress earlier.

Saradha scam: Mamata targets Chidambaram over ED probe

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.

Secularism will face a big threat if BJP comes to power: PC

Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram today said secularism would face a big threat if the BJP came to power in the Lok Sabha polls.

Chidambaram rejects Baru`s claims on UPA-II

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.

VCK facing a litmus test in Chidambaram LS constituency

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.

Serious consequences if Modi becomes PM: Chidambaram

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.

Chidambaram wants to step down from electoral politics

Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram has expressed his desire to step down from electoral politics, saying how long can he go on at the age of 68.

Lok Sabha polls: Congress’ third list of candidates postponed; Chidambaram, Tewari to opt out?

The third list of candidates for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls of Congress party has been postponed which is now likely to be declared on March 18, reports said on Sunday.

VCK leader Thirumavalavan to contest from Chidambaram

DMK ally Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi which is contesting the April 24 Lok Sabha polls in Tamil Nadu, on Wednesday announced the list of candidates and released the party`s manifesto.

Security stepped up at Chidambaram`s residence

Security was stepped up at the residence of Chidambaram at Managiri in the district after a computer generated notice, signed by a pro-Tamil outfit, was found near his house.

International presence at Chidambaram Natyanjali dance fest

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.

Narendra Modi hits back at Chidambaram on postage stamp barb

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."

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