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Cong terms Centre's COVID immunisation policy 'discriminatory', demands 'one nation, one price' for vaccine
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Cong terms Centre's COVID immunisation policy 'discriminatory', demands 'one nation, one price' for vaccine

Addressing a joint virtual press conference, Congress leaders P Chidambaram, Jairam Ramesh and Ajay Maken said the new policy would put an additional burden on states which are already cash-strapped

CWC attacks Centre on 'colossal mismanagement' of pandemic; says nation faces unprecedented catastrophe
India

CWC attacks Centre on 'colossal mismanagement' of pandemic; says nation faces unprecedented catastrophe

The CWC alleged that that the government failed to create sufficient public awareness that a waning pandemic could be a precursor to a second wave that may be more devastating than the first wave

P Chidambaram says COVID-19 vaccination drive a crusade, not a festival, slams Centre's 'rhetoric and hyperbole'
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P Chidambaram says COVID-19 vaccination drive a crusade, not a festival, slams Centre's 'rhetoric and hyperbole'

Taking to Twitter, the former Union finance minister urged the government to allow walk-in vaccination and asked them to get rid of the need for pre-registration for taking the vaccine in India

INX Media case: Delhi court exempts Karti and P Chidambaram from appearing before it due to elections
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INX Media case: Delhi court exempts Karti and P Chidambaram from appearing before it due to elections

The two Congress leaders had sought the exemption from a Delhi court on grounds that they busy with the Tamil Nadu Assembly elections, for which they were star campaigners

'Time to choose a side,' says Rahul Gandhi as Congress accuses Centre of trying to divide and intimidate farmers
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'Time to choose a side,' says Rahul Gandhi as Congress accuses Centre of trying to divide and intimidate farmers

Congress leader P Chidambaram claimed there is a widespread belief that the incident at the Red Fort were instigated by sections close to the BJP and that any government with even rusty intelligence machinery should have known that something like this will happen

Congress downplays strife, asserts Rahul Gandhi best suited to lead party ahead of Sonia's meet with rebels
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Congress downplays strife, asserts Rahul Gandhi best suited to lead party ahead of Sonia's meet with rebels

The assertion comes ahead of Saturday's meeting between Sonia Gandhi and many of the 23 leaders who wrote to her in August demanding an active leadership and maintained that Gandhis will always be a 'guiding force'

Disappointed with party's performance in Bihar polls, CWC will review it soon, says P Chidambaram
India

Disappointed with party's performance in Bihar polls, CWC will review it soon, says P Chidambaram

The Congress managed to win only 19 of the 70 seats it had contested, down from its previous tally of 27 seats out of the 41 seats it had fought in the 2015 Assembly elections

'Choose truth over lies': P Chidambaram quotes Joe Biden in appeal to voters ahead of Bihar election
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'Choose truth over lies': P Chidambaram quotes Joe Biden in appeal to voters ahead of Bihar election

Besides the three-phased Bihar Assembly polls starting 28 October, bypolls to one Lok Sabha and 56 Assembly seats spread across 12 states, including 28 in Madhya Pradesh, will be held on 3 and 7 November

Congress welcomes alliance of J&K political parties, says Centre must stop looking at UT's people as 'anti-national'
India

Congress welcomes alliance of J&K political parties, says Centre must stop looking at UT's people as 'anti-national'

The 'Peoples' Alliance for Gupkar Declaration' was formed on Thursday in presence of NC leader Farooq Abdullah, PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti, Peoples Conference's Sajad Lone, and CPM's Mohammad Yousuf Tarigami

States should stand firm, reject Centre's options on GST compensation, says P Chidambaram
India

States should stand firm, reject Centre's options on GST compensation, says P Chidambaram

The former finance minister said the states should not borrow as the liability to provide GST compensation as well as the onus to find resources fall on the Centre

'Will PM host another rally for Trump': Congress takes dig at Modi after US president questions India's COVID figures
India

'Will PM host another rally for Trump': Congress takes dig at Modi after US president questions India's COVID figures

In the first US presidential debate on Tuesday, Trump claimed that India was among the countries that don't accurately disclose the number of COVID-19 deaths

Delhi riots probe: Police chargesheet has brought criminal justice system 'to ridicule', says Congress' P Chidambaram
India

Delhi riots probe: Police chargesheet has brought criminal justice system 'to ridicule', says Congress' P Chidambaram

The party's comments came after Sitaram Yechury, Yogendra Yadav, Jayati Ghosh, and DU professor Apoorvanand were named in a supplementary chargesheet in Delhi riots case

Borrow more to stimulate demand, revive economy: P Chidambaram to Centre
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Borrow more to stimulate demand, revive economy: P Chidambaram to Centre

The senior Congress leader sought transferring cash to the poorest 50 percent of families and paying arrears of GST compensation to states

Lok Sabha MP Karti Chidambaram tests COVID-19 positive, asks recent contacts to follow medical protocol
India

Lok Sabha MP Karti Chidambaram tests COVID-19 positive, asks recent contacts to follow medical protocol

Karti Chidambaram, the son of senior Congress leader P Chidambaram, represents Tamil Nadu's Sivaganga in the Lok Sabha

Chidambaram slams Centre over state of economy, says telecom and aviation sectors on 'verge of collapse'
India

Chidambaram slams Centre over state of economy, says telecom and aviation sectors on 'verge of collapse'

The former finance minister's remark comes a day after telecom company Bharti Airtel posted a net loss of Rs 15,933 cr in the first quarter of FY 2020-21

Saifuddin Soz was never under detention, J&K administration tells SC; 'freed at last,' tweets Chidambaram
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Saifuddin Soz was never under detention, J&K administration tells SC; 'freed at last,' tweets Chidambaram

The Jammu and Kashmir administration Wednesday told the Supreme Court court that "the senior Congress leader Saifuddin Soz is neither detained nor put under house arrest after abrogation of Article 370"

'For Varavara Rao, hospital has proved as hellish as jail': Writers, politicians seek poet's release from custody
India

'For Varavara Rao, hospital has proved as hellish as jail': Writers, politicians seek poet's release from custody

Writers, activists as well as politicians took to Twitter to express their dismay over the conditions in which jailed poet and activist Varavara Rao is kept at a government hospital in Mumbai

Chidambaram attacks govt for discontinuing RBI Bonds scheme, says it is another 'cruel blow' to citizens
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Chidambaram attacks govt for discontinuing RBI Bonds scheme, says it is another 'cruel blow' to citizens

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Thursday hit out at the government for discontinuing the RBI Bonds scheme, saying it is another "cruel blow" to the citizens

Congress claims Rs 20 lakh cr stimulus package announced by Narendra Modi only 1% of GDP, not 10%
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Congress claims Rs 20 lakh cr stimulus package announced by Narendra Modi only 1% of GDP, not 10%

Chidambaram said the stimulus package has left several sections like the poor, migrants, farmers, labourers, workers, small shopkeepers and middle class high and dry.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Govt's fiscal stimulus package 'hopelessly inadequate', says P Chidambaram
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Govt's fiscal stimulus package 'hopelessly inadequate', says P Chidambaram

The Congress on Monday said the fiscal stimulus package announced by the government is "hopelessly inadequate" given the gravity of the economic crisis as it amounts to only Rs 1.86 crore, which is 0.91 percent of the GDP