P Chidamabaram

  • Nitish lashes out at Congress for 'applying brake' on special status to Bihar 28-12-2013 05:07 PM

    Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday accused Congress of having applied 'a sudden brake' on grant of special category status to the state under the influence of its 'natural ally', apparently hinting at RJD. "Things were moving in right direction for grant of special category status to Bihar ......
  • Rate the Budget: No changes in tax slabs; super-rich to pay more tax 28-02-2013 11:48 PM

    Budget 2013 raised social spending, slapped surcharges on Rs 1-crore-plus incomes and on property deals, increased corporate tax payouts, and kept tight deficit targets. ...
  • Budget 2013: No changes in tax slabs; super-rich to pay more tax 28-02-2013 11:11 AM

    New Delhi: Sparing the common man and taxing the super-rich - both individuals and corporates - Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram increased social spending but stayed away from blatant pre-poll sops in his Union Budget for 2013-14. Belying fears of profligate spending to win votes, the Finance Minister kept a...
  • 'Communal Violence Bill a thorn in UPA's throat' 18-12-2011 10:01 PM

    Lucknow BJP leader Arun Jaitely on Sunday said UPA government was in dilemma over the draft Prevention of Communal and Targeted Violence Bill, terming it as a "thorn stuck in its throat". "The Bill has become thorn in the throat of the UPA government, which is neither passing nor withdrawing....
  • PC's Telangana remark a dilly-dallying tactic: BJP 02-11-2011 07:39 AM

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh BJP on Monday dubbed Union Home Minister P Chidamabaram's statement over Telangana issue as a "dilly-dallying tactic" by the Centre. "Chidambaram's remark is nothing but a dilly-dallying tactic by the central government on the issue of Telangana," state AP BJP general secretary N Ramachander Rao alleged in...
  • Rich must be ready to be taxed more: Chidambaram 28-09-2011 01:27 PM

    New Delhi: Home Minister P Chidambaram, who as Finance Minister had slashed taxes, on Wednesday suggested that rich should be taxed more even though 'many people' would not like the idea. "We must raise the tax revenue to defend (the expected aggregate decline of resources). I know many people won't...
  • Visit Naxal-affected areas: Chidambaram to CMs 13-09-2011 12:53 PM

    New Delhi: Terming Naxal menace and not terrorism as the most violent movement in the country, Union Home Minister P Chidambaram on Tuesday suggested Chief Ministers Of the Left Wing Extremism affected states to first take villagers into confidence. "The battle is to restore hearts and minds. Not many Chief...
  • CBI is picking and choosing 2G accused: Raja 26-07-2011 08:55 PM

    New Delhi: On day two of the 2G spectrum scam trial former telecom minister A raja started his defence by saying that he had not implicated Prime Minister Manmohan Singh or the then Finance Minister P Chidambarm and it was the media that had misquoted him. However, minutes later Raja...
  • India has to focus on 26/11 case: Chidambaram 25-07-2011 05:43 PM

    New Delhi: On the eve of talks between Indo-Pak Foreign Ministers, Home Minister P Chidambaram on Monday said that India cannot take its "eyes off the ball" on the issue of 26/11 terror attacks as Pakistan has "done very little" to bring to justice those behind the carnage. The Home...
  • ULFA declares indefinite ceasefire in Assam 12-07-2011 03:58 PM

    Guwahati: The pro-talk ULFA faction led by chairman Arabinda Rajkhowa on Tuesday announced a unilateral indefinite ceasefire to ensure a peaceful atmosphere for political negotiations. "Recognising and respecting the desire of the people of Assam for a peaceful solution of the ongoing conflict, the General Council had decided to initiate...
  • Andhra Pradesh on alert over Telangana bandh 05-07-2011 07:33 AM

    Hyderabad: Security has been stepped up in Andhra Pradesh, specially at the Osmania University campus - the nerve centre of separate statehood protests " and prohibitory orders placed in Hyderabad in view of the 48-hour bandh called by Telangana supporters on Tuesday. Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy reviewed the...
  • Attack on Baba Ramdev blot on democracy: BJP 05-06-2011 11:18 PM

    New Delhi: Slamming the Congress for "attacking" Baba Ramdev on Saturday night, the BJP on Sunday said the government has put a blot on democracy in the country. "Home Minister P Chidamabaram has replaced General Dyer, who had massacred peaceful agitators in Jallianwala Bagh during the freedom struggle," BJP president...
  • Assam: ULFA, govt to begin peace talks 10-02-2011 07:29 AM

    New Delhi: On Wednesday morning, United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA) chiefs met Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi to iron out last minute glitches and then in the afternoon, the eight-member ULFA delegation flew out of Guwahati along with a 13 member-Assam government delegation and arrived in New Delhi for...