Tuesday, February 7, 2023

P Chidambaram

Making new tax regime default option grossly unfair: PC

Congress leader P Chidambaram on Wednesday claimed that the Union Budget has “betrayed” the hopes of a vast majority of Indians and shows how far removed the government is from the people and their concerns about life, livelihood and...

SC reserves verdict on demonetisation

Directs Centre, RBI to produce records relating to govt’s decision The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the Centre and the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to put on record relevant records relating to the government’s 2016 decision to demonetise currency...

Guj governed from Delhi, double-engine government claim an ‘empty boast’: PC

Ahead of the upcoming Gujarat Assembly polls, senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Tuesday claimed the state was being “governed from Delhi” and that it why it saw three chief ministers in last six years.The claim of a ‘double-engine’...

Chidambaram offers help to Assam Cong in CAA case in SC

Former union minister and eminent lawyer P Chidambaram offered assistance in the case filed by Assam Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) at Supreme Court against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA), a party spokesperson said here on Wednesday. The APCC has...

Congress leaders meet President Kovind

RAISE ‘MISTREATMENT’ OF MPS BY COPS, DEMAND WITHDRAWAL AGNIPATH SCHEME A delegation of senior Congress leaders on Monday met President Ram Nath Kovind and raised the issue of alleged ill-treatment of party MPs by police during their protest against the...

41 elected unopposed to Rajya Sabha

P Chidambaram and Rajeev Shukla of the Congress, BJP’s Sumitra Valmiki and Kavita Patidar, former Congress leader Kapil Sibal, RJD’s Misa Bharti and Jayant Chaudhary of RLD were among 41 winners declared elected unopposed to Rajya Sabha on Friday.Of...

RS polls: Discontent in Cong over selection of candidates

Chidambaram, Ramesh, Tankha file nomination Congress leaders P Chidambaram, Jairam Ramesh, Vivek Tankha and Imran Pratapgarhi filed their nomination papers on Monday for the June 10 election to Rajya Sabha, amid voices of discontent emerging from within the party over...

Visa scam:Court grants interim protection from arrest to Karti

A Delhi court on Thursday granted interim protection from arrest till May 30 to Congress MP Karti Chidambaram in a case registered by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in the Chinese Visas case.Special Judge M K Nagpal also issued notice...

Top leaders in race as Cong may get 11 RS seats

The Congress is likely to get 11 Rajya Sabha seats in the upcoming election cycle with some of its top leaders, including P Chidambaram and Jairam Ramesh, eyeing another term.This will also help the Congress strengthen its party position...

Cong calls for reset of economic policies

Expressing “extreme concern” over the state of the economy, senior Congress leader and former finance minister P Chidambaram on Saturday called for a recalibration of the economic policies while taking into account global and domestic developments.Addressing a press conference...