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  • Conflict of interest: PC not guilty, says PM December 17, 2011

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday defended Home Minister P Chidambaram, who is facing allegations of conflict of interest. IBN network had reported how the Home Ministry recommended dropping prosecution against a former client of Chidambaram. The Prime Minister said, "I am aware about the allegations against Home Minister, I...
  • Never met Chidambaram, says hotelier December 17, 2011

    New Delhi: A Delhibased hotelier at the centre of a controversy involving Home Minister P Chidambaram Friday said he had never met Chidambaram despite engaging him as a lawyer and called the entire matter a "conspiracy" by business rivals. "I have never met him," SP Gupta told a national TV news...
  • Gadkari demands Chidambaram's resignation December 17, 2011

    Hyderabad: Reminding Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress president Sonia Gandhi of their promise to fight corruption, BJP chief Nitin Gadkari on Friday demanded sacking of Union Home minister P Chidambaram in the wake of 2G spectrum scam and recent allegations about favouring a former client. "Whatever allegations are there against...
  • Conflict of interest: PC faces Opposition ire December 16, 2011

    New Delhi: A day after CNNIBN aired a report showing an alleged case of conflict of interest against Union Home Minister P Chidambaram, the Opposition has been demanding his resignation and stalled Parliament on Thursday. Even as the Congress defended him, Delhi's Lt Governor revoked the withdrawal of prosecution against...
  • Conflict of interest: BJP wants PC to quit December 16, 2011

    New Delhi: The controversy over the alleged conflict of interest involving Union Home Minister P Chidambaram in withdrawal of criminal cases against his former client, Sunair Hotels Ltd, on Thursday brought the proceedings in the Lok Sabha to a standstill as BJP demanded his immediate dismissal over the issue. Here is...
  • Conflict of interest: Oppn wants PC to quit December 15, 2011

    New Delhi: The Rajya Sabha had to be adjourned till noon on Thursday after ruckus over a CNNIBN report that showed conflict of interest by Home Minister P Chidambaram. The BJP demanded Chidambaram's resignation. "Chidambaram misused his powers as the Home Minister, instructed Delhi government and the Delhi Police to withdraw...
  • PC in trouble, BJP cries conflict of interest December 14, 2011

    New Delhi: Union Home Minister P Chidambaram, who is already facing Opposition boycott in the 2G case, is in fresh trouble. The latest controversy concerns the Metropolitan Hotel in the Capital and its owners. The Home Minister, who was earlier a practising lawyer, had fought their case. A series of letters and...