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CBI arrests S Bhaskararaman, close aid of Karti Chidambaram, in Rs 50 lakh bribery case
India

CBI arrests S Bhaskararaman, close aid of Karti Chidambaram, in Rs 50 lakh bribery case

Bhaskararaman was arrested in connection with a Rs 50 lakh alleged bribery case for clearing visas of 263 Chinese nationals working at Talwandi Sabo Power Ltd in Punjab

CBI raids wrong, party stands behind P Chidambaram and Karti, says Congress
India

CBI raids wrong, party stands behind P Chidambaram and Karti, says Congress

The party also said P Chidambaram is a nationalist and patriot whose commitment to the country is beyond question

CBI raids Karti Chidambaram for 'facilitating' illegal visas for 250 Chinese nationals in lieu of 'Rs 50 lakh bribe' from Punjab power company
India

CBI raids Karti Chidambaram for 'facilitating' illegal visas for 250 Chinese nationals in lieu of 'Rs 50 lakh bribe' from Punjab power company

Sources said in 2011 Karti Chidambaram allegedly got these illegal visas from Home Ministry against rules when father P Chidambaram was minister

Karti Chidambaram booked by CBI; multiple properties in Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai raided
India

Karti Chidambaram booked by CBI; multiple properties in Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai raided

Chidambaram is accused of taking illegal gratification of Rs 50 lakh for facilitating visas for some Chinese nationals for working in a project in Punjab

P Chidambaram hits out at Centre, says state of economy cause of 'extreme concern'
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P Chidambaram hits out at Centre, says state of economy cause of 'extreme concern'

Addressing a press conference, Chidambaram said a slower rate of growth has been the "hallmark" of the present government in the last eight years, and the post-pandemic recovery has been "indifferent and halting

CWC meet: Sonia Gandhi to continue as Congress interim president; leaders voice Rahul's name for President
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CWC meet: Sonia Gandhi to continue as Congress interim president; leaders voice Rahul's name for President

Sonia Gandhi listened to all leaders at the CWC meet and said she is willing to make the required changes to strengthen the party, sources said

Russia-Ukraine conflict: Indian Left comes to Moscow's defence; here's how other political outfits reacted
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Russia-Ukraine conflict: Indian Left comes to Moscow's defence; here's how other political outfits reacted

The Russia-Ukraine conflict is raging and so is the blame game. While Left parties in India have condemned the invasion, pointing fingers at NATO for expanding eastward, others have maintained silence or extended their support to the Indian government

Centre’s move of dropping ‘Abide with me’ hymn sad, sensitive people hurt, says P Chidambaram
India

Centre’s move of dropping ‘Abide with me’ hymn sad, sensitive people hurt, says P Chidambaram

‘Abide with me’, written by Scottish Anglican poet and hymnologist Henry Francis Lyte in 1847, had been part of the Beating Retreat ceremony since 1950

TMC's proposal for alliance in Goa not considered as it poached Cong leaders: Chidambaram
India

TMC's proposal for alliance in Goa not considered as it poached Cong leaders: Chidambaram

His statement comes three days after TMC leader Abhishek Banerjee said that if Congress fails to dislodge the BJP from power in Goa, then Chidambaram, who is Congress' state election in charge, should own up the responsibility and resign

'God bless Goa!': P Chidambaram's dig over TMC's pre-poll vow; perfectly doable, says Mamata-led outfit
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'God bless Goa!': P Chidambaram's dig over TMC's pre-poll vow; perfectly doable, says Mamata-led outfit

TMC leader Mahua Moitra had said Rs 5,000 would be transferred to a woman of every household per month as guaranteed income support to counter inflation if her party comes to power in the coastal state

Goa Assembly Elections: Congress hit by spate of resignations on day of Priyanka Gandhi's visit
India

Goa Assembly Elections: Congress hit by spate of resignations on day of Priyanka Gandhi's visit

The resignations come after differences emerged in the Congress over the nature of its understanding with the Goa Forward Party (GFP) for the Assembly polls

Ex-media baron Peter Mukerjea granted bail in INX Media money laundering case
India

Ex-media baron Peter Mukerjea granted bail in INX Media money laundering case

Special Judge MK Nagpal granted relief to Mukerjea, the erstwhile director and COO of INX Media. The court had earlier granted interim bail to Mukerjea till the pendency of his regular bail application

'Honours even, which way will wind blow in 2022?': Congress leader P Chidambaram on bypoll results
India

'Honours even, which way will wind blow in 2022?': Congress leader P Chidambaram on bypoll results

Results were declared yesterday for three Lok Sabha constituencies and 30 Assembly constituencies across 13 states and one Union Territory, where bypolls were held on 30 October

AAP, TMC will be 'marginal players' in Goa Assembly elections, says P Chidambaram
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AAP, TMC will be 'marginal players' in Goa Assembly elections, says P Chidambaram

The Congress' senior election observer said any alliance with smaller parties for the Goa assembly polls is only possible if a party accepts that the Congress will be the pivot of the non-BJP formation.

'Totally illegal': Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram slams detention of Priyanka Gandhi Vadra in Sitapur
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'Totally illegal': Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram slams detention of Priyanka Gandhi Vadra in Sitapur

In a statement, Chidambaram said, the facts and circumstances concerning Gandhi's detention in Sitapur "conclusively establish that there is no rule of law in UP".

Congress mounts staunch defence of top brass, Gandhi loyalists hit hard at dissenters
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Congress mounts staunch defence of top brass, Gandhi loyalists hit hard at dissenters

In an apparent dig at Kapil Sibal and the G-23, Congress general secretary Tariq Anwar said it is amazing to see how some people's character can change so much in their "selfishness"

'Ludicrious': Chidambaram slams ICHR for omitting Nehru's photo from poster celebrating India's Independence
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'Ludicrious': Chidambaram slams ICHR for omitting Nehru's photo from poster celebrating India's Independence

Chidambaram accused the member secretary of the Indian Council for Historical Research (ICHR) of bowing to hate and prejudice

Pegasus spyware row: P Chidambaram seeks JPC probe, asks PM to clarify whether snooping was done
India

Pegasus spyware row: P Chidambaram seeks JPC probe, asks PM to clarify whether snooping was done

The former home minister said the 'unlawful snooping' may have 'helped' the BJP to score victory in 2019 Lok Sabha polls which has been 'tainted' by the allegations

P Chidambaram demands restoration of statehood for Jammu and Kashmir ahead of all-party meeting
India

P Chidambaram demands restoration of statehood for Jammu and Kashmir ahead of all-party meeting

Chidambaram added that the 'dismembering' of Jammu and Kashmir into two UTs has been challenged in the Supreme Court, and that the cases are pending for almost two years

Covishield dose gap row: Harsh Vardhan says decision was taken unanimously; calls controversy 'unfortunate'
India

Covishield dose gap row: Harsh Vardhan says decision was taken unanimously; calls controversy 'unfortunate'

Covishield dose gap row: Union health minister Harsh Vardhan too said the decision to increase the gap “has been taken in a transparent manner based on scientific data”