Modi will have to `unlearn` before learning on economy: FM

As Narendra Modi sharpened his attack on the government accusing it of failing to curb price rise, Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Friday hit back saying the BJP`s prime ministerial candidate will have to "unlearn" a lot before he learns about Indian economy.

Yashwant Sinha recalls that there was Current Account surplus during BJP rule

Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Yashwant Sinha on Friday said that that there cannot be economic stability unless the Current Account Deficit (CAD) is reduced.

GoM on Telangana seeks feedback on terms and reference

The GoM met for the first time on October 11 and gave assurance that the concerns of Andhra Pradesh would be addressed with "fairness and objectivity".

India will vote Congress-led UPA back to power: Chidambaram

Finance Minister P Chidambaram has advised American poll pundits not to waste time on predicting India`s 2014 election outcome as the Congress-led UPA government will be voted back to power for a third term.

JPC report on 2G scam a cover-up to protect PM, Chidambaram: BJP

The main opposition party, BJP, on Thursday submitted a dissent note against the Joint Parliamentary Panel`s (JPC) draft report on the 2G spectrum scam, alleging a "cover-up" by the Congress government.

BJP hits out at Chidambaram, calls Narendra Modi a `unifying force`

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has hit back at Finance Minister P Chidambaram, a day after he told a news agency that it was gross exaggeration to say Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi`s wave was sweeping the countryside.

Narendra Modi is not bigger than Atal Bihari Vajpayee: Chidambaram

Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram said on Monday that it was gross exaggeration to say that the Gujarat Chief Minister was sweeping the countryside.

Wish there is confluence of political parties at public functions: Chidambaram

Presence of AIADMK minister at function at Muthupatti prompted Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram to remark that he wished there was a confluence of political parties at public functions in future.

US crisis to impact world: Pranab Mukherjee

President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday said developments in the US impact the whole world and India`s economic recovery is dependent on the external environment.

Initiatives on Kashmir should be taken forward: Chidambaram

Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram said that initiatives taken by him on Kashmir when he was the home minister should be "carried forward".

Some initiatives on J&K not taken to logical conclusion: PC

Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Tuesday expressed disappointment that some of the initiatives taken on Jammu and Kashmir during his tenure as Home Minister were not taken to logical conclusion but hoped these would be taken forward.

CPI slams JPC`s 2G report as a `cover-up`, `fraud`

CPI on Saturday lambasted the chairman of the JPC on 2G scam, PC Chacko, for presenting a report giving clean chit to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Finance Minister P Chidambaram, saying both were "morally and legally" responsible for the enormous losses caused to the exchequer.

2G scam: Contrived majority used to adopt JPC report, says BJP

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday complained that "a contrived majority" was used to adopt the controversial 2G spectrum allocations report at the JPC meeting Friday and said it would give a dissent note.

SC dismisses curative petition of Swamy against Chidambaram

The Supreme Court has dismissed BJP leader Subramanian Swamy`s curative petition against its verdict declining to make Finance Minister P Chidambaram a co-accused in the 2G spectrum allocation scam.

Chidambaram lauds TNA for securing resounding mandate in polls

P Chidambaram lauded Tamil National Alliance for securing a "resounding mandate" in elections for the Northern province in Sri Lanka.

Chidambaram indulging in statistical jugglery: BJP

BJP on Monday countered P Chidambaram`s attack on its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on growth figures during NDA and UPA regimes, alleging that the finance minister is indulging in "statistical jugglery" about his government`s achievements.

Narendra Modi staging ‘fake encounter with facts’: Chidambaram

Hitting out at BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi for lauding the growth rate during Atal Behari Vajpayee’s tenure as PM, Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Monday taunted the Gujarat Chief Minister for what he termed "staging a fake encounter with facts".

Bihar demands central assistance to tackle drought

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today demanded Central assistance of Rs 12,000 crore to tide over the drought situation in 33 of the total 38 districts of the state.

Nitish meets FM, seeks Rs 12,000 cr relief package for Bihar

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday met Finance Minister P Chidamabarm and sought Rs 12,000 crores special package for his state.

Ambitious IPS recruitment runs into trouble

The Centre`s plan to laterally induct additional officers into the Indian Police Service by deploying meritorious junior serving uniformed officers has run into rough weather as final results are on hold even an year after 255 persons were selected for the job by UPSC.