INTERVIEW| Congress will win more seats than in 2019 elections, asserts Chidambaram

[ad_1] KOLKATA: Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Saturday asserted that his party would get more seats in the ensuing elections than in 2019 and predicted that the INDIA bloc would secure a resounding victory in Tamil Nadu and Kerala.In an interview with PTI, Chidambaram also said that neither Hinduism nor the Hindus were under … Read more

BJP’s Katchatheevu talk puts SL Tamils at risk: P Chidambaram

[ad_1] SIVAGANGA: Since Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP do not have any issues to talk about, they raked up Katchatheevu as a topic of discussion, former union minister and Congress Election Manifesto Committee head P Chidambaram said on Saturday. Addressing media persons in Karaikudi, Chidambaram said the Katchatheevu row happened 50 years ago, … Read more

‘Belligerent’ statements on Katchatheevu will bring SL govt, Tamils into confrontation: Chidambaram

[ad_1] Let the Centre show its belligerence to China, the former Union minister said and claimed that during the Bharatiya Janata Party-led government’s regime, the neighbouring country has occupied 2,000 square kilometres of Indian territory and is fortifying the area.”China is on a re-naming spree and is merrily changing the names of villages and landmarks. … Read more

Cong leader Chidambaram tells PM Modi to speak on Chinese aggression rather than settled Katchatheevu issue

[ad_1] “They have come here, their families are here, they have got full freedom, they are breathing free air. Their children and grandchildren are here. The issue was closed 50 years ago.”In an exclusive interview to PTI Videos, he said, “Now, why is the PM raking up that issue instead of talking about recent issues.2,000 … Read more

I-T notice to Congress is warning to all political parties, says P Chidambaram

[ad_1] PUDUKOTTAI: The Income Tax department’s notice to the Congress, imposing a penalty of Rs 135 crore, was a warning to all political parties in the country and the public too, of the BJP’s intention to destroy the parties, former union minister P Chidambaram alleged on Saturday. Meanwhile, the Congress on Friday received fresh notices … Read more

Congress has concrete plan to tackle unemployment: Chidambaram

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: Congress leader P Chidambaram on Wednesday attacked the BJP-led central government over Chief Economic Advisor V Anantha Nageswaran’s reported remarks that the government cannot solve all social and economic problems, and asserted that his party has a concrete plan to tackle unemployment which will be revealed in its manifesto.Nageswaran reportedly asserted on … Read more

Digvijaya Singh, Karti Chidambaram In Congress’ 4th List of Candidates

[ad_1] New Delhi: The Congress on Saturday released its fourth list of 45 candidates for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls, fielding its Uttar Pradesh unit chief Ajay Rai from Varanasi to take on Prime Minister Narendra Modi.While the Congress fielded veteran leader Digvijaya Singh from Madhya Pradesh’s Rajgarh, it nominated newly-inducted leader Lal Singh from … Read more

Karti Chidambaram took Rs 50 lakh bribe through close aide in Chinese visa case: ED

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: The Enforcement Directorate on Thursday alleged that Congress MP Karti Chidambaram took a Rs 50 lakh bribe through a close aide for getting sanction of the Union home ministry for reuse of visas for Chinese personnel by a company that was establishing a power plant in Punjab.It claimed that this alleged bribe … Read more

If Constitution amended as per BJP agenda, it will be end of parliamentary democracy: P Chidambaram

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Monday claimed that if the Constitution is amended according to the BJP-RSS agenda, it will be the end of parliamentary democracy, federalism, rights of the minorities, and English being one of the two official languages.Chidambaram’s remarks came over BJP MP Anantkumar Hegde’s statement that his party … Read more

ED charge-sheets Karti Chidambaram, others under PMLA

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has filed a fresh charge sheet under provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) against Congress MP Karti Chidambaram and some others in a case related to their alleged roles in the issuance of visas to some Chinese nationals in 2011, official sources said on Monday.The … Read more