P Chidambaram

P. Chidambaram (Tamil: ப. சிதம்பரம்; born September 16, 1945) is an Indian politician and present Union Minister of Home Affairs of the Republic of India. He is one of the most prominent cabinet ministers of the ruling United Progressive Alliance (UPA) union government led by Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. Read more

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Modi government misuing central agencies, alleges Congress

New Delhi, Sep 25

The Congress on Monday said the Modi government is abusing and misusing the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), Income Tax Department and the Enforcement Directorate (ED) against its political opponents and thus setting a dangerous precedent.

BJP endorsing note ban utter contempt of public opinion: Chidambaram

New Delhi, Sep 25

Former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram on Monday said the BJP National Executive's support to demonetisation is utter contempt of public opinion.

Those at receiving end of anti-graft drive are uneasy: Jaitley

New Delhi, Sep 25

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday hit out at the opposition Congress for its criticism of the government on demonetisation, saying those at the receiving end of the war against corruption would be "uneasy" with the steps being taken.

Allegations 'crazy mixture of falsehoods, conjectures': Chidambaram

New Delhi, Sep 25

Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Monday lashed out at the Enforcement Directorate saying its allegations against him and his son Karti in the Aircel Maxis case are "a crazy mixture of falsehoods and conjectures" intended to "intimidate" him and to "silence" his voice.

Chidamabaram son's assets worth over Rs 1 cr attached

New Delhi, Sep 25

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Monday said it has attached Rs 1.16-crore worth of assets belonging to Congress leader P. Chidambaram's son Karti who is being probed for recieving alleged kickbacks in getting FIPB clearance in the Aircel Maxis deal when his father was union Finance Minister.

Absolute lie that Karti has offshore accounts: Chidambaram

New Delhi, Sep 22

Former Union Minister P. Chidambaram on Friday described as an "absolute lie" the CBI statement in the Supreme Court that his son Karti has many offshore accounts.

Karti Chidambaram has several overseas accounts, CBI tells SC

New Delhi, Sep 22

Justifying the continued operation of lookout circular against Karti Chidambram, son of former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram, the (CBI) on Friday told the Supreme Court that he has several overseas accounts in which he has transferred money.

Karti Chidambaram can't leave India for now: SC

New Delhi, Sep 22

The Supreme Court on Friday said Karti Chidambaram, son of former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram, cannot leave the country for now as the court will hold a further hearing on the Central Bureau of Investigation's (CBI) plea on October 4.

Chidambaram attacks TN Speaker for disqualifying 18 MLAs

New Delhi, Sep 19

Senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram on Tuesday attacked Tamil Nadu Assembly Speaker P. Dhanapal's decision to disqualify 18 rebel AIADMK MLAs as "blatantly partisan" to help the minority government and said the state has become a "theatre of the absurd".

SC to hear CBI on lookout notice against Karti on Friday

New Delhi, Sep 18

The Supreme Court will hear on September 22 (Friday) a CBI plea that challenges the Madras High Court order staying the lookout notice against Karti Chidambaram -- son of former Finance Minister P. Chidambram -- and others.

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