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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.

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

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.

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.

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.​

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.

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.

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".

Raghuram Rajan says no to 2nd RBI term; Jaitley assures next appointment soon, Congress says 'govt didn't deserve him'

Raghuram Rajan says no to 2nd RBI term; Jaitley assures next appointment soon, Congress says 'govt didn't deserve him'

The decision of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan not to serve a second term, once his present term ends on September 4, has caused a political storm.

Missing documents anti-national activity: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh had tasked Additional Secretary (Foreigners) BK Prasad to conduct a probe into the missing documents.

UPA govt, LeT worked in tandem in Ishrat Jahan case: MoS Kiren Rijiju

UPA govt, LeT worked in tandem in Ishrat Jahan case: MoS Kiren Rijiju

Kiren Rijiju said on Friday that previous home ministry (during Congress-led UPA government) had worked in tandem with LeT to cover-up the 'truth' in the Ishrat Jahan case.

Zee Media Exclusive on AI scandal: Officials, ex-minister Praful Patel were paid bribes?

Zee Media Exclusive on AI scandal: Officials, ex-minister Praful Patel were paid bribes?

An investigation by Zee News (sister concern of dna) has thrown new light into the bribe and bid rigging scandal allegedly involving former civil aviation minister Praful Patel.

Chidambaram making delirious attempt to escape in Ishrat Jahan case: MoS Kiren Rijiju

Chidambaram making delirious attempt to escape in Ishrat Jahan case: MoS Kiren Rijiju

Union minister Kiren Rijiju on Monday accused former Home Minister P Chidambaram of making a "delirious attempt to escape" in the Ishrat Jahan controversy by saying an Under Secretary had signed the second affidavit contradicting an earlier submission that the 19-year-old girl, killed in an alleged fake encounter, was an LeT activist.

Ishrat Jahan case: Not distancing ourselves from Chidambaram, says Congress

The Congress on Wednesday said party president Sonia Gandhi and her deputy Rahul Gandhi had never intervened in any administrative matter including the 'Ishrat Jahan case' during the party-led UPA government, and clarified that it did not seek to distance itself from former home minister P Chidambaram in the case.

'UPA could tolerate terrorists but not Narendra Modi as PM'

'UPA could tolerate terrorists but not Narendra Modi as PM'

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday fired a fresh salvo at Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and alleged that Gandhi made the then Home Minister P Chidambaram to file a second affidavit in the case as UPA could tolerate terrorists but not Narendra Modi as Prime Minister.

Tamil Nadu polls: TNCC chief takes a swipe at Chidambaram

Elangovan's comment is seen as a yet another reflection of the factional feud within the Tamil Nadu Congress Committee.

BJP, govt attack Congress, Chidambaram on Ishrat affidavit

BJP, govt attack Congress, Chidambaram on Ishrat affidavit

Union Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said Congress, especially Gandhi and her son Rahul, should take responsibility because Chidambaram did so as the party found it not strong enough to fight Modi politically.

Ishrat Jahan case: I was told to 'go' till Narendra Modi, says former SIT chief Satyapal Singh

Ishrat Jahan case: I was told to 'go' till Narendra Modi, says former SIT chief Satyapal Singh

In a fresh twist in the Ishrat Jahan case, the then SIT chief Satyapal Singh said on Thursday that he was told to 'go upto Narendra Modi."

Ex babus' revelations reinforce Congress targeted Narendra Modi through Ishrat case: RSS

Ex babus' revelations reinforce Congress targeted Narendra Modi through Ishrat case: RSS

Revelations made by three top Home Ministry officials have reinforced that Congress targeted Narendra Modi through the Ishrat Jahan case, two pro-RSS journals claimed wondering if P Chidambaram was alone in this "political conspiracy" or a "puppet".

Ishrat Jahan case: 'Spineless' GK Pillai changed view for money, power, alleges Congress

Ishrat Jahan case: 'Spineless' GK Pillai changed view for money, power, alleges Congress

Congress leader Sandeep Dikshit on Saturday launched a tirade against former home secretary G.K. Pillai for his latest revelations in the Ishrat Jahan encounter case, saying that it was extremely disappointing to see that bureaucrats like the latter change their view depending upon the government.