NEW DELHI: The unemployment crisis and the "reign of fear" are two major planks the Congress is banking on in the Lok Sabha polls to dethrone the Narendra Modi government and defeat the BJP-RSS bid to replace the Indian Constitution with "Hindutva", says senior Congress leader and former Union Minister P. Chidambaram.
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NEW DELHI: New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Calling the Centre's announcement of employing over four lakh people in Railways "another jumla", former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram on Thursday said the Railway Ministry has "suddenly" woken up to posts lying vacant for nearly five years.
NEW DELHI: Rubbishing the BJP's claim of higher growth rate as "bogus" and concocted by the Niti Aayog, former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram on Saturday said economic growth during the UPA-1 tenure was the best India had ever seen.
Jaipur: The Narendra Modi-led central government has failed to deliver on its promise of a double-digit growth in the last four years and it will not manage it even in the remaining six months of its term, Former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram said on Saturday.
NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court on Thursday extended former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram's interim protection from arrest in the INX Media money laundering case till January 15.
New Delhi: A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi challenged the Congress to appoint a non-Gandhi as party president for five years, former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram on Saturday listed out the names of Congress presidents from outside the Gandhi family.
Kolkata: Assailing the Narendra Modi government for making efforts to "capture" the RBI, Congress leader and former Union finance minister P Chidambaram on Thursday said the chain of events could "irretrievably damage" the credibility and reputation of the apex bank.
New Delhi: Former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram on Tuesday said the lesson of the 4-1 victory in the parliamentary and assembly by-polls in Karnataka is that the alliance has turned out beneficial.
Chennai: Senior Congress leader and former Union Finance Minister P. Chidambaram on Thursday said it would be proper to hold assembly elections in Tamil Nadu instead of by-polls for 20 assembly seats.