Sonia, Rahul Gandhi should 'speak more': Chidambaram

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Friday said that Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi should "speak more" and put in action a timetable that would enable the party to play the role of "true opposition" at a time when the morale of party cadres is "pretty low".

Narendra Modi has settled to become PM of Gujarat: P Chidambaram

Narendra Modi on Saturday came in for stinging criticism from Congress for his penchant for hard selling 'Gujarat model of development' as Prime Minister with former Finance Minister P Chidambaram saying "he thinks of himself as PM of Gujarat".

Swachh Bharat is nothing but a UPA scheme: P Chidambaram

Swachh Bharat Abhiyan scheme, which Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched on Thursday with brooms in his hand, was "nothing new but Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan" of erstwhile Congress-led UPA Government, senior Congress leader and former union finance minister P Chidambaram said here on Thursday.

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Saradha chitfund scam: CBI questions P Chidambaram's wife

The CBI officials quizzed Nalini Chidambaram, wife of former union minister P Chidambaram in connection with the multi-crore Saradha chitfund scam, as per reports on Sunday.

Arrested persons moves Madras HC seeking quashing lower court order

Three members of banned Tamil Nadu Liberation Army arrested in connection with two cases, including planting of bombs behind a market-chain-store here earlier this year, moved the Madras High Court seeking quashing of a lower court order extending their remand.

Mamata pins hope on Modi govt for debt repayment problem

Denied of any relief from the UPA-II government, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today pinned her hopes on the new BJP government at the Centre for a positive response on the state`s huge debt repayment problem.

2014 Election Results: Raja, Karti, Chidambaram trailing

Telecom scam tainted DMK`s A Raja is trailing to his AIADMK rival in Tamil Nadu`s Nilgiris constituency.

Congress has good chance of forming govt with allies: Chidambaram

Congress has a "very good chance" of forming a government under its leadership with some allies, Finance Minister P Chidambaram said on Thursday amid talk of an "enlarged" UPA-III to stop Narendra Modi from coming to power.

Congress has good chance of forming govt with allies: Chidambaram

Congress has a "very good chance" of forming a government under its leadership with some allies, Finance Minister P Chidambaram said today amid growing chorus of an "enlarged" UPA-III to stop Narendra Modi from coming to power.

Chidambaram slams Modi for `outrageous` attack on EC

Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Thursday slammed Narendra Modi for his "outrageous" attack on the Election Commission, saying it showed BJP`s desperation in the elections.

BJP`s attack on EC shows its desperation: Chidambaram

With the BJP taking to streets protesting against the Election Commission`s refusal to grant permission to its prime ministerial hopeful Narendra Modi to hold rallies in Varanasi, the Congress on Thursday called it an act of desperation.

Chidambaram has always played fraud in Budget: Yashwant Sinha

A day after Finance Minister P Chidambaram taunted him for presiding over "worst years" of Indian economy since liberalisation, BJP leader Yashwant Sinha on Friday hit back saying Chidambaram has always "played fraud" in the Budget, including the interim one for the current fiscal.

EC `clampdown` on govt activities not justified: Chidambaram

Finance Minister P Chidambaram said the Election Commission`s "clampdown" on government activities after the announcement of the poll schedule is not justified in a growing economy like India.

BJP takes on Chidambaram

The BJP on Thursday took on Finance Minister P Chidamabaram for saying he was not sure if Priyanka Gandhi would accept Narendra Modi as "father figure", saying he belongs to a party whose DNA does not allow appreciation of a gesture coming out of Indian culture.

Congress has always stood for unity of secular forces: Chidambaram

Congress has always given the call for unity of secular forces, senior party leader P Chidambaram said today indicating that the party would make efforts to rally all like-minded parties after the elections to keep Narendra Modi-led BJP out of power.

Chidambaram makes strong pitch for NCTC

Concerned over the twin bomb explosions in a train in Chennai, Finance Minister P Chidambaram today made a strong pitch for NCTC, saying the mechanism would have helped plug loopholes in coordination.

I am Rajiv Gandhi`s daughter: Priyanka`s firm retort to Modi

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Thursday had a firm message for BJP`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi – that she is Rajiv Gandhi`s daughter.

UPA should have continued with economic reforms: Chidambaram

The UPA government should have continued with economic reforms for achieving higher growth, Finance Minister P Chidambaram said on Wednesday.

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.