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

'Nothing will go to migrants': P Chidambaram casts doubts over disbursal of Rs 1,000 crore allocated by PM-CARES
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'Nothing will go to migrants': P Chidambaram casts doubts over disbursal of Rs 1,000 crore allocated by PM-CARES

Congress leader and former Union finance minister P Chidambaram on Thursday said that the Rs 1,000 crore allocated by PM-CARES Fund to aid migrant workers, affected by the countrywide lockdown, will not reach them.

Opposition terms Centre's economic package 'big disappointment' with nothing for migrants; BJP hails first set of measures
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Opposition terms Centre's economic package 'big disappointment' with nothing for migrants; BJP hails first set of measures

The first set of the Centre's economic relief package unveiled on Wednesday received criticism from Opposition parties, including the Left and TMC, who called the measures a "disappointment" and a "big zero" that has "nothing" for migrant workers.

P Chidambaram mocks Narendra Modi's Rs 20 lakh crore package announcement, says PM gave us 'headline and blank page'
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P Chidambaram mocks Narendra Modi's Rs 20 lakh crore package announcement, says PM gave us 'headline and blank page'

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Wednesday mocked the prime minister's announcement of a Rs 20 lakh crore financial package as a 'headline and blank page', and said he was looking forward to the finance minister filling the blank page.

Chidambaram dubs imposition of taxes on fuel as 'cruel' in times of distress; says govt must borrow to meet deficits
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Chidambaram dubs imposition of taxes on fuel as 'cruel' in times of distress; says govt must borrow to meet deficits

Governments must borrow to meet their deficits and not impose higher tax burdens when economic activity has ground to a halt amid the coronavirus pandemic, senior Congress leader P Chidambaram said on Wednesday after the Centre and the Delhi government hiked taxes on petroleum products

Technical loan write-off route should not be applied for fugitives: Chidambaram to govt
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Technical loan write-off route should not be applied for fugitives: Chidambaram to govt

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Wednesday asked the government why it had taken the technical loan write-off route for fugitives like Nirav Modi, Mehul Choksi and Vijay Mallya

P Chidambaram welcomes RBI's Rs 50,000-cr special liquidity facility for mutual funds
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P Chidambaram welcomes RBI's Rs 50,000-cr special liquidity facility for mutual funds

Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Monday lauded the RBI's prompt action in announcing a Rs 50,000 crore special liquidity facility for mutual funds

Coronavirus Outbreak: More and more people out of cash, only heartless govt will do nothing, says P Chidambaram
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Coronavirus Outbreak: More and more people out of cash, only heartless govt will do nothing, says P Chidambaram

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Sunday urged the government to transfer cash and distribute free foodgrain to the poor, saying only a heartless government will not do anything.

'We will light diyas, you address economic woes,' says P Chidambaram after Narendra Modi calls for candlelight vigil on 5 April
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'We will light diyas, you address economic woes,' says P Chidambaram after Narendra Modi calls for candlelight vigil on 5 April

P Chidambaram alleged that the Centre has ignored poor amid lockdown and it was expected that the government would announce a financial assistance plan to support them

P Chidambaram slams Uttar Pradesh govt for 'deplorable act' of filing FIR against journalist, calls it suppression of media freedom
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P Chidambaram slams Uttar Pradesh govt for 'deplorable act' of filing FIR against journalist, calls it suppression of media freedom

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Thursday slammed the BJP government in Uttar Pradesh over the FIR against a senior journalist for his comments on Twitter against Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, saying it is a "deplorable" act intended to suppress media freedom.

Govt's decision to slash interest on small savings based on 'stupid advice'; GDP to rise once coronavirus in control: P Chidambaram
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Govt's decision to slash interest on small savings based on 'stupid advice'; GDP to rise once coronavirus in control: P Chidambaram

He also said though India's GDP for the last quarter could not be have been more than 4 percent, it was time to focus on saving people's lives and not the GDP.

21-day lockdown a 'watershed moment' in battle against coronavirus, must extend support to Centre, says P Chidambaram
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21-day lockdown a 'watershed moment' in battle against coronavirus, must extend support to Centre, says P Chidambaram

Chidambaram also suggested a 10-point plan to put money in the bank accounts of the poor and the marginalised, including farmers and labourers

P Chidambaram flays delay in setting up of economic task force to battle coronavirus pandemic
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P Chidambaram flays delay in setting up of economic task force to battle coronavirus pandemic

Former Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Tuesday attacked the Modi government for the delay in setting up a Special Economic Task Force to analyse the effects of coronavirus pandemic on Indian economy and to create a road map to reduce the financial strain

Coronavirus outbreak: Modi was testing waters with janata curfew, expect tougher social, economic measures soon, says P Chidambaram
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Coronavirus outbreak: Modi was testing waters with janata curfew, expect tougher social, economic measures soon, says P Chidambaram

Congress MP and former finance minister P Chidambaram said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi would have 'no option but to again address the nation and announce tougher social and economic measures' to contain the spread of COVID-19