Elections News | Press Trust of India | Thursday May 15, 2014
The poll prospects of 845 contestants, including 2G scam accused A Raja and Dayanidhi Maran, Congress' Manishankar Aiyar and Finance Minister P Chidambaram's son Karti, will be known tomorrow when votes polled for 39 Lok Sabha seats in Tamil Nadu are taken up for counting.
Elections News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 1, 2014
Life is like cricket and "I want to decide on how I will play the last ten overs" of life, Finance Minister P Chidambaram today said justifying his stand of not contesting the Lok Sabha polls.
Elections News | Press Trust of India | Saturday March 29, 2014
Lashing out at Finance Minister P Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa today alleged he had done nothing either for his Sivaganga Lok Sabha constituency or for the state.
Elections News | Press Trust of India | Monday March 24, 2014
Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram today denied reports that he would be retiring from politics, saying he was only giving way to youngsters to revive Congress and "rejuvenate" it.
Elections News | Press Trust of India | Sunday March 23, 2014
Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram has expressed his desire to step down from electoral politics, saying how long can he go on at the age of 68.
Elections News | Press Trust of India | Sunday March 23, 2014
In a blistering counter attack against Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa a day after she questioned his victory in last polls and slammed his economic policies, Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram today accused her of making 'sweeping charges' ignorant of cases pending against herself.
Elections News | Press Trust of India | Saturday March 22, 2014
Senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley, who is fighting the Lok Sabha elections from Amritsar, today took potshots at Congress for fielding a "reluctant" Amarinder Singh against him.
Elections News | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Friday March 21, 2014
The BJP has accused Finance Minister P Chidambaram of "running away" from contesting the national election because he is "not ready to face the public."
Elections News | NDTV.com | Thursday March 20, 2014
The Congress this evening released its fourth list of candidates for next month's Lok Sabha polls.
Elections News | Sunil Prabhu, Sam Daniel Stalin | Friday March 21, 2014
Union minister P Chidambaram will not be contesting the Lok Sabha elections, the Congress announced this evening. His son, Karti P Chidambaram, has been given a ticket by the party to contest from the Sivaganga constituency in Tamil Nadu.
Elections News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday March 7, 2014
The DMK on Thursday inked a seat-sharing agreement with Dalit party Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi (VCK) allotting it Tamil Nadu's Chidambaram constituency for the general elections.
Opinion | Ashok Malik | Monday February 24, 2014
In a sense, the Cabinet Committee on Political Affairs (CCPA) is the 'cabinet within the cabinet'. Revived by the UPA government in 2004 - the NDA had preferred the Cabinet Committee on Security as its brains trust - the CCPA is located at the intersection of governance and politics.
Elections News | Press Trust of India | Sunday February 16, 2014
A man, who hurled a shoe at Union minister P Chidambaram in 2009, has been chosen by the Aam Aadmi Party to contest the Lok Sabha elections.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday February 9, 2014
Finance Minister P Chidambaram today hit back at BJP's Narendra Modi for his "recount minister" dig at him, saying the Gujarat Chief Minister has once again staged a "fake encounter" with facts on the issue and that there was never a recount in the 2009 Lok Sabha election in his constituency of Sivaganga in Tamil Nadu.
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday February 5, 2014
The 15th Lok Sabha heads into its final sitting today with a disquieting distinction. It has been the most unproductive ever.
South | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Wednesday February 5, 2014
Parliament met today for its final session before the national election, and as expected, both houses witnessed angry, loud and persistent disruptions over the plans to bifurcate Andhra Pradesh and create a Telangana state.
Elections News | Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Wednesday January 22, 2014
Finance Minister P Chidambaram admitted today that his party, the ruling Congress, is the underdog heading into the general elections due by May. He also admitted that the Congress-led UPA government has displayed "a certain lack of decisiveness."
Saturday December 14, 2013
Finance Minister P Chidambaram has said he does not think India will get a government with "solid majority" after the 2014 Lok Sabha elections.
Assembly | Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 8, 2013
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress President Sonia Gandhi today praised the party's showing in Karnataka polls, saying the result was a rejection of BJP's idealogy and suggested the same would be repeated in the Lok Sabha elections as well.
India News | NDTV Correspondent | Friday June 8, 2012
After a court ruled that union minister P Chidambaram will face trial over the validity of his Lok Sabha election, the minister had said there was no question of him resigning. DMK leader M Karunanidhi agrees.
Cheat Sheet | NDTV Correspondent | Thursday June 7, 2012
Home Minister P Chidambaram has been told by the Madras High Court that a case that challenges his election to the Lok Sabha in 2009 will continue.
India News | Reported by Sam Daniel | Thursday June 7, 2012
Home Minister P Chidambaram does not view as a setback the Madras High Court's refusal to dismiss a petition that challenges his election to the Lok Sabha. The minister will now face trial in the case. The BJP says that is reason for him to resign and J Jayalalithaa wants him sacked.
South | Sanjay Pinto | Thursday June 7, 2012
Union Home Minister P.Chidambaram is back in the news. This time it's not over the 2G case but about an election petition filed against him by his rival candidate Raja Kanappan in Sivaganga. Chidambaram was declared the winner by a narrow margin after a recount in the 2009 Lok Sabha election. The Madras High Court today rejected Chidambaram's petit...
India News | J Sam Daniel Stalin | Thursday June 7, 2012
P Chidambaram has failed to have a case that challenges his election to the Lok Sabha dismissed. He will now face trial. The BJP and J Jayalalithaa say that is reason enough to remove him from the post of Home Minister.