Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram said the society was yet to reform itself over caste, which had divided people since hundreds of years.
Kumar met Finance Minister P Chidambaram at his residence to make a strong case for special category status to his state.
A DMK delegation urged the Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram to scrap the 10 per cent VAT imposed on cooked food and other consumer articles.
Congress on Monday parried questions if it could project Finance Minister P Chidambaram as its Prime Ministerial candidate in the next Lok Sabha elections.
BJP on Monday attacked Congress and Finance Minister P Chidambaram for "mocking" the CAG and said the Congress will have to pay a heavy political price for indulging in corruption.
Government is preparing for elections in 2014 and not before, Finance Minister P Chidambaram said here on Saturday asserting that there was no threat to its stability.
A 34-year-old man has been taken into custody for questioning after he was seen taking pictures of Finance Minister P Chidambaram.
Activist Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday asked the government whether the names of industrialists he named as having accounts in HSBC Bank in Geneva were part of the list of 700 people handed over to the authorities by France.
Janata Party chief Subramanian Swamy moved a plea in a court seeking a probe into the alleged role of Finance Minister P Chidambaram in the 1987 mass killings in Meerut in Uttar Pradesh.
Congress Party spokesperson Renuka Chaudhry said P Chidambaram was not afraid of appearing before the JPC looking into various aspects of 2G scam.
A 21-year-old college student, son of an industrialist at Chidambaram in the district, has been kidnapped and the abductors have sought Rs two crore ransom.
P Chidambaram exuded confidence that the centre will be able to sort out the issues concerning implementation of the Goods and Services Tax shortly.
Civil society activists Arvind Kejriwal and Prashant Bhushan had yesterday alleged that Robert Vadra had been favoured by realty major DLF.
After Congress, the UPA endorsed government`s recent tough economic decisions and discussed the need "to do more reforms".
Trinamool Congress, which has 19 members in the Lok Sabha, has announced its decision to quit the UPA over diesel price hike, FDI in multi-brand retail and a cap on subsidised LPG cylinders.
Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram had undergone a successful hernia repair laparoscopic procedure at a private hospital.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday took stock of the performance of various Ministries in terms of expenditure.
Former external affairs minister Yashwant Sinha accused Cong president Sonia Gandhi of being "arrogant".
The CAG has said in its report that the lack of transparency in the allocation of coal blocks to private players had resulted in the loss of a whopping Rs 1.85 lakh crore to the exchequer.
Chidambaram said CAG`s concept of presumptive loss was "flawed" and there was no loss because no mining has taken place as yet.
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