India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday May 24, 2015
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa today thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitely and her Andhra Pradesh counterpart Chandrababu Naidu for their greetings on her assuming office for the fifth time.
India News | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Sunday January 18, 2015
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley met AIADMK chief and former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa at her Poes Garden residence in Chennai today. The meeting lasted for 40 minutes.
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 9, 2014
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam today urged Union Finance and Information and Broadcasting Minister Arun Jaitley to take steps to issue the "Digital Addressable System" licence to the Tamil Nadu Arasu Cable TV Corporation without any further loss of time.
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday December 6, 2014
The Tamil Nadu government today urged the Centre to instruct the Finance Ministry to reconsider its decision to scrap supply of subsidised kerosene through the public distribution system and to restore monthly allocation of the fuel to the state.
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 | NDTV.com | Thursday April 24, 2014
At Sivaganga in Tamil Nadu, Finance Minister P Chidambaram's son Karti is the Congress candidate. His main rival is PR Senthilnathan of the AIADMK, whose Raja Kannapan had lost by a wafer-thin margin to Mr Chidambaram in the 2009 election.
Elections News | Press Trust of India | Friday April 18, 2014
The war of words between Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram and BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi escalated as the Gujarat Chief Minister accused the former of "doing encounter of the Indian economy".
Elections News | Press Trust of India | Thursday April 17, 2014
Sharpening his attack on P Chidambaram, BJP leader Narendra Modi today alleged wrist watches with photos of the Finance Minister were being distributed to voters and demanded a probe by the Election Commission (EC).
Elections News | Press Trust of India | Sunday March 30, 2014
Chief Minister and AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa's electioneering using helicopter to criss-cross Tamil Nadu has become a poll plank for opposition parties in the state as the campaign gathers momentum.
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.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday March 28, 2014
Congress today downplayed Finance Minister P Chidambaram's remark that India should have supported the US-sponsored resolution against Sri Lanka.
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 | Friday March 21, 2014
AIADMK supremo and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today charged Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram with leaving the country's economy in a "shambles" and bringing it to the "brink of destruction".
Friday March 21, 2014
Mr Chidambaram, 68, has represented Sivaganga from Tamil Nadu for seven terms. Last night, the Congress announced his son, Karti, a 42-year-old lawyer, is its new candidate.
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."
India News | NDTV.com | Thursday February 20, 2014
Finance Minister P Chidambaram spoke exclusively to NDTV on the Tamil Nadu government's decision to release all seven people convicted in the assassination of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi. The Finance Minister also spoke on the formation of Telangana.
India News | NDTV.com | Wednesday February 19, 2014
Finance Minister P Chidambaram spoke exclusively to NDTV on the Tamil Nadu Government's decision to release all seven people convicted in the assassination of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi. The Finance Minister also spoke on the formation of Telangana.
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday February 12, 2014
The ruling AIADMK will present its fourth budget tomorrow, with Finance Minister O Panneerselvam scheduled to spell out the government's initiatives for the year 2014-15.
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.
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday October 6, 2013
Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Saturday turned emotional inaugurating a branch of Indian Bank at his birthplace Kanadukathan in the district, recalling his grandfather was one of the founders of the bank.
South | J Sam Daniel Stalin | Tuesday September 24, 2013
It's been a major victory for Tamil parties in Sri Lanka's war ravaged northern province. In elections held after 26 years in this Tamil majority region, the TNA or Tamil National Alliance won 30 of the 38 seats. A mandate that P Chidambaram, India's Finance Minister and MP from Tamil Nadu, said would go a long way in securing rights for the Tamil ...
Saturday July 27, 2013
Noting that India continued to be the second fastest growing economy in the world after China, Finance Minister P Chidambaram said on Friday people should not be worried about the current slowdown and expressed hope of achieving 6 per cent growth this fiscal year.