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.
Dismissing as a "non-event" Prime Minister Manmohan Singh`s half-brother Daljeet Singh Kohli joining BJP, Congress on Saturday ridiculed the BJP asking whether its "dirty tricks department was still functioning".
Alleging that BJP`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi was a "dictatorial Chief Minister", Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Tuesday urged the voters "not to fall into the deceitful trap" laid by him.
Joining issue with union Finance Minister P Chidambaram over his remarks on reservation policy, BJP senior leader Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday said the party led NDA combine is committed to it and the FM was trying to create unnecessary apprehension among people.
Shoe throwing incident at Home Minister P Chidambaram in 2009 dented the political career of "accused" in 1984 anti Sikh riots - Jagish Tytler and Sajjan Kumar of Congress, now the "broom" will sweep the corrupt and unjust system of politics.
West Bengal government on Sunday alleged that the Enforcement Directorate took action in Saradha chit fund scam at the behest of Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram and questioned the timing of the "political action before the election".
With Rahul Gandhi targeting her government for inaction on the Saradha ponzi scam, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today questioned what SEBI was doing and also targeted Union Finance Minister P Chidamabaram.