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 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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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 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.