Coronavirus COVID-19: PM Narendra Modi gave us a headline and a blank page, says Chidambaram on 20 lakh crore economic package

Hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced an economic package of Rs 20 lakh crore to help the economy tackle the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, former Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Wednesday (May 13) said that the prime minister has given a headline and a blank page. Chidambaram, however, expressed hope that Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sithraman will fill the blank page on Wednesday.

May 13, 2020, 09:10 AM IST

Timing is absolutely wrong: Chidambaram on Centre's decision to slash interest rates on PPF, other savings schemes

Former Union minister P Chidambaram on Wednesday (April 1) slammed the Centre for slasing interest rates on PPF, NSC, SCSS, other Post Office Schemes amid coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak, saying that the decision may be technically correct but the timing is absolutely wrong. 

Apr 01, 2020, 11:56 AM IST

Chidambaram asks Centre to 'order lockdown of cities' to curb coronavirus outbreak

Congress leader P Chidambaram on Thursday (March 19) urged the Centre to order an "immediate lockdown of all our towns and cities for 2-4 weeks" in order to curb the spread of the deadly virus in the country.

Mar 19, 2020, 13:27 PM IST

Congress leader Sharmistha Mukherjee lashes out at Chidambaram for lauding AAP's victory

Senior Delhi Congress leader Sharmistha Mukherjee on Wednesday (February 12) expressed unhappiness over former finance minister P Chidambaram's decision to laud Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) for its stupendous victory in Delhi Assembly election.

Feb 12, 2020, 09:31 AM IST

Economy is ill and doctors are incompetent, says Chidambaram on Budget 2020

Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Monday (January 3) said that Budget 2020 was one that lacked a narrative, similar to a movie which bombed after its first show.

Feb 03, 2020, 19:59 PM IST

Dharmendra Pradhan rebuts Chidambaram's 'Tukde Tukde' jibe, calls him a 'Chindi Chor'

Chidambaram has accused the Centre of being the real `Tukde Tukde` gang while adding that the country has slipped 10 places in the global democracy index owing to `debilitation` of democratic institutions.

Jan 24, 2020, 07:23 AM IST

Expect government attack on Gita Gopinath: Chidambaram on IMF forecast for Indian economy

Chidambaram said on Tuesday (January 21) that IMF Chief Economist Gita Gopinath was one of the first to denounce demonetisation and we must prepare ourselves for an attack by government ministers on the IMF and Dr Gita Gopinath as the IMF has announced reduced growth forecasts for India.

Jan 21, 2020, 10:26 AM IST

Chidambaram gets bail in INX media case; Congress celebrates

Former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram got bail in the INX Media scam from Supreme Court. Watch this video to know more.

Dec 04, 2019, 20:26 PM IST

INX Media case: P Chidambaram walks out of Tihar Jail after 106 days

P Chidambaram on Wednesday (December 4) walked out of Tihar Jail after he was granted bail by Supreme Court in the INX Media money laundering case registered by the Enforcement Directorate.

Dec 04, 2019, 20:23 PM IST

Badhir News: Special show for hearing impaired, 4th December 2019

This is a special segment for hearing impaired which brings to you latest updates of the afternoon. Watch this video to know the latest news stories of the day.

Dec 04, 2019, 16:32 PM IST

SC reserves order on granting bail to Chidambaram in INX Media money laundering case

During the hearing in Supreme Court (SC), the ED opposed Chidambaram's bail plea in INX Media money laundering case, stressing that the former Union finance minister continues to wield "substantial influence" on crucial witnesses even from custody.

Nov 28, 2019, 13:18 PM IST

INX Media case: Chidambaram’s judicial custody extended till December 11

Chidambaram was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on October 16 and subsequently sent to judicial custody by the court in Tihar jail till November 27.

Nov 27, 2019, 16:39 PM IST

Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka to meet Chidambaram at Tihar on Nov 27

Former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi and his sister and party General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra would visit former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram in Tihar jail on Wednesday morning, party leaders said.

Nov 26, 2019, 19:13 PM IST

INX Media case: Supreme Court to hear Chidambaram's bail plea on November 20

The Supreme Court will hear the bail plea of ​former union minister ​P Chidambaram in the INX Media money laundering case on Wednesday (November 20). Chidambaram's lawyer Kapil Sibal had sought an early hearing on the bail plea as the senior Congress leader is in the jail for the last 90 days. A 3-judge bench headed by Justice R Bhanumathi will hear the bail plea. 

Nov 19, 2019, 18:34 PM IST

Delhi HC dismisses Chidambaram's bail plea in INX Media case

The court was informed that the investigation has revealed that several payments were made as several invoices have been recovered.

Nov 15, 2019, 15:11 PM IST

INX Media case: Chidambaram's judicial custody extended till November 27

Chidambaram appeared before the court through video conferencing due to lawyers` strike in the courts across the national capital. 

Nov 13, 2019, 19:51 PM IST

Congress leader P Chidambaram sent to judicial custody till November 13 in INX media money laundering case

Chidambaram is facing CBI and ED investigation for his alleged involvement in irregularities in granting of Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) approval to INX Media when he was finance minister during UPA regime at the Centre.

Oct 30, 2019, 16:48 PM IST

Congress leader Chidambaram, lodged in Tihar, admitted to AIIMS after stomach ache complaint

It is to be noted that during the hearing on Chidambaram's bail plea in court, his counsel Kapil Sibal had said that the former Union finance minister was suffering from multiple ailments, including dyslipidemia and irritable bowel disease.

Oct 28, 2019, 19:18 PM IST

Former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram got bail in the INX Media scam from SC

Former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram got bail in the INX Media scam from Supreme Court. Watch this video to know more.

Oct 22, 2019, 11:40 AM IST

No political vendetta against Chidambaram; CBI, ED not run by Home Ministry: Amit Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday said that there was no connection between his case and the money laundering case against Chidambaram.

Oct 15, 2019, 23:23 PM IST