Mamata Banerjee asks what SEBI was doing; attacks Chidambaram

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.

EC seeks report on Modi`s charge on wrist watches with PC pic

Election Commission has sought a report from district officials over BJP leader Narendra Modi`s allegation that wrist watches with pictures of Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram were being distributed to voters in Tamil Nadu but no formal complaint had been received so far.

`Distribution of watches an allegory that it is end of Congress`

A day after Narendra Modi mocked at alleged distribution of watches to voters with photos of the Finance Minister, BJP President Rajnath Singh too lashed out at the exercise, saying it is an `allegory` that symbolises the end of the Congress regime.

Thundering Thursday for poll rallies in Tamil Nadu

It was a thundering Thursday in Tamil Nadu with political leaders carrying out no holds barred oral fights on the election arena.

Chidambaram did encounter of Indian economy: Modi retorts

The war of words between Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram and BJP`s Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Thursday escalated as the Gujarat Chief Minister today accused the former of "doing encounter of the Indian economy".

Narendra Modi alleges distribution of watches with Chidambaram`s photos

Sharpening his attack on P Chidambaram, BJP leader Narendra Modi today alleged wrist watches with photos of the Finance Minister were being distributed to voters and demanded a probe by the Election Commission.

Cong only "security fort" for minorities: Chidambaram

Claiming that Congress is the only party that could act as a "security fort" for minorities, Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Wednesday alleged that BJP never bothered about them and always thought it was enough if they got the majority votes.

Lok Sabha polls: Chidambaram slogging to send his son to Parliament

Innumerable branches of nationalised banks and ATMs dot the region as you drive down from Madurai proclaiming the hold of Finance Minister P Chidambaram, who had won seven times from this rural constituency to go to Parliament.

AIADMK `B-team` of BJP, DMK may be `C-team`: Chidambaram

Training his guns at both AIADMK and DMK, Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Saturday repeated his charge that the Jayalalithaa-led party was the `B-Team` of BJP and expressed doubts if DMK was preparing to become the `C-Team`.

Switzerland taking refuge under `stolen data` excuse: FM

Accusing Switzerland of not following G-20 resolution on sharing banking details, Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Monday said if they can give information to the US based on stolen data, then why not to India.

Chidambaram, Congress `biggest patrons` of crony capitalism: BJP

Hitting back at Finance Minister P Chidambaram for his remarks against Narendra Modi, BJP on Monday accused him and Congress of being the "biggest patrons" of crony capitalism in India.

Modi has `deep flaws` in his character, stands for crony capitalism: Chidambaram

Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Monday hit out at BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi`s brand of capitalism as "crony capitalism", said there are "deep flaws" in his character and warned people against the "danger" from one individual taking over the party, cabinet and government.

Chidambaram says market rally due to UPA govt, dismisses Modi factor

A stable UPA government and steps taken by it were responsible for market rally and not some kind of "hope", Finance Minister P Chidambaram has said, dismissing suggestions that propect of a Narendra Modi-led government after polls could be responsible for it.

BJP accuses Chidambaram of taking economy to `complete mess`

BJP accuses Chidambaram of taking economy to `complete mess` as senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader and former finance minister Yashwant Sinha took a dig at outgoing FM P Chidambaram saying that the Bombay Stock Exchange`s sensitive index`s rise coincided with the announcement that the latter wasn`t contesting Lok Sabha polls 2014.

Modi hits back at FM on stamp barb

Narendra Modi said he can enlist knowledgeable people to help him govern based on the principle of being a "trustee."

BJP may discontinue rural job plan if voted to power: Chidambaram

Finance Minister P Chidambaram today said BJP may not continue UPA`s rural employment scheme if it was voted to power at the Centre and urged the electorate to vote for his party to derive benefits of welfare schemes.

Jaya lashes out at Chidambaram

Lashing out at Finance Minister P Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa Friday alleged he had done nothing either for his Sivaganga Lok Sabha constituency or for the state.

India should have backed UN resolution on Sri Lanka: Chidambaram

Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Friday said that India should have supported the United Nations resolution on Sri Lanka, which calls for an international investigation into alleged war crimes in the final stage of the island`s civil war that ended in 2009.

Will welcome Karunanidhi`s DMK in UPA: Chidambaram

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Friday said that his party would welcome M Karunanidhi-led DMK`s re-entry in the UPA two days after the veteran leader from Tamil Nadu extended an olive branch to the Congress offering to "forgive" and support it after the Lok Sabha elections.

Not retiring from politics, says Chidambaram

Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Monday denied reports that he would be retiring from politics, saying he was only giving way to youngsters to revive Congress and "rejuvenate" it.