63 Moons Technologies Ltd moves High Court seeking speedy inquiry against Chidambaram
The Jignesh Shah-promoted company, earlier known as Financial Technologies Ltd, in its petition filed on July 4 questioned 'delayed' action by the Central Bureau of Investigation against the senior Congress leader and bureaucrats K P Krishnan and Ramesh Abhishek.
'China lulled India into complacency by Jhoola diplomacy', tweets P Chidambaram
Amid allegation of PM-CARES fund receiving money from the Chi...
Government is poor, needs more taxes: P Chidambaram
Petrol and diesel prices were hiked by 60 paise per litre each on Monday for the second d...
INX media case: ED files charge sheet against former Finance Minister P Chidambaram and son Karti Chidambaram
The duo stand booked by both Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and ED in the case. The CBI had registered a first information report (FIR) in May 2017 alleging irregularities in the FIPB clearance and the ED lodged a money laundering case in this regard the next year.
Will government lock up IIP numbers in safe vault: P Chidambaram
"Economy is in safe hands, says the FM. It is in such 'safe' hands that the government will not release the IIP numbers for April 2020! Will the government lock up the IIP numbers in a safe vault to be opened only after 20 years," he asked on Twitter.
Congress to PM: Speak up on Fresh Chinese aggression
The party referred to reports, based on satellite images, saying that Chinese troops have “even come in and started erecting tents” on the Indian territory at new points such as PP 14 in Pangong Tso Lake area from Finger 4-8.
If RGF returns Rs 20 L, will PM assure country that China will vacate Indian territory: Chidambaram
Taking on BJP president J P Nadda on the charges made against the Rajiv Gandhi Foundation (RGF), Chidambaram accused him of speaking "half-truths" and asked him to "come to terms with reality" and not live in the past.
J P Nadda will not dare to ask PM Modi to explain 2,264 Chinese incursions since 2015: P Chidambaram
In a series of tweets, Chidambaram said BJP president Nadda asked ex-prime minister Manmohan Singh to explain the 600 Chinese incursions into India between 2010 and 2013. "Yes, there were incursions but no Indian territory was occupied by China and no lives of Indian soldiers were lost in violent clashes."
China 'bigger threat to India' than Pakistan: Sharad Pawar
China's military might is "ten times greater" than India, the former defence minister said, adding that Beijing has "weaned away" India's neighbours to its side.
PM Modi's statement on China contradicts remarks of Army, Defence Minister: P Chidambaram
Congress leader P Chidambaram questioned the Prime Minister Narendra Modi statement that “No outsider was inside Indian territory in Ladakh....
Rajiv Gandhi Foundation had commissioned study ‘on export promotion to China’
The study was conducted in 2018-19 and the RGF allocated ₹34 lakh for it, but utilised only ₹ 13 lakh, as per the information with the ministry. The funds were further used for providing medical aid to the poor, construction of an eye hospital in the name of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, farmers’ welfare and women’s participation in self-help groups.
Government's fiscal stimulus package hopelessly inadequate: Chidambaram
Senior Congress leader and former finance minister P Chidambaram said the stimulus package has left several sections like the poor, migrants, farmers, labourers, workers, small shopkeepers and middle class high and dry.
Specify from where to where Chinese Army withdrew: Congress
P Chidambaram asked on Twitter: “Will someone tell us the place from which the Chinese troops disengaged and the place in which they are now. Did any troops — Chinese or Indian — move from one side of the LAC to the other?”. He said the answering of the two questions is necessary “because the Indian people are on a ‘Treasure Hunt’ to find out what happened on June 15 and where”.
Governments imposing taxes in times of distress 'cruel': Chidambaram
New or higher taxes are justified only when the economy is booming, the former finance minister said, dubbing the imposition of taxes as "cruel".
Govt must protect salaries, wages of workers: Chidambaram
"Time is of the essence. In the absence of a clear signal of assistance from the government during these extremely difficult times, the private sector will be forced to resort to large scale retrenchments and layoffs, which will devastate livelihoods of hundreds of millions of people," he said.