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.
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.
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.
Reiterating his charge against Finance Minister P Chidambaram, Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Friday said Chidambaram had lost the elections last time also, but the returning officer had made a false declaration about his win.
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday ridiculed Finance Minister P. Chidambram, accusing him of running away from the upcoming general elections, and added that he has reduced the nation from `Shining India` to `Gloom India`.
Adding to the list of reluctant senior members who are not willing to fight the upcoming Lok Sabha polls on Congress ticket, Union Minister P Chidambaram opted out of the fray while making way for his son Karti Chidambaram.
Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Tuesday said his party will field a strong candidate against Narendra Modi in Varanasi constituency, where AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal is expected to take on the BJP`s prime ministerial candidate.
Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Saturday admitted that Congress was the "underdog" in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections but averred that in a multi-cornered contest, an underdog too could win several seats.
Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Saturday warned the Women`s Reservation Bill providing 33 per cent reservation for them in parliament and state legislatures would not come into force if a BJP-led government is voted to power.
Security was on Tuesday stepped up at the residence of Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram at Managiri in the district after a computer generated notice, signed by a pro-Tamil outfit, was found near his house.