Indian Subcontinent National

Why Modi Silent on treating migrant workers crisis : Opposition questions Modi 8PM Speech

[splco_heading size=”15″ align=”left” margin=”30″]Former union finance minister and Congress leader P Chidambaram lambasted Prime Minister Modi’s announcement of Rs 20 lakh crore stimulus package as a “headline and a blank page” on Wednesday. [/splco_heading]   Chidambaram in his tweet retorted “Yesterday, PM gave us a headline and a blank page. Naturally, my reaction was a Read More…

Indian Subcontinent Legal

Former Home Minister Chidambaram got no special facilities : Prison officials

Chidambaram, who was also the home minister during UPA 2, was sent to 14-day judicial custody on Thursday in the INX Media corruption case.   The Congress leader was brought to the jail on Thursday evening and did not get much sleep, they said.   The cell was prepared in advance, with the jail authorities Read More…

Legal National Supreme Court

ED note copy pasted by Delhi High court alleges Chidambaram Lawyer

Former Finance Minister Chidambaram who got arrested last week alleged that the Enforcement Directorate’s note was “copy-pasted” by the Delhi High Court, which denied him anticipatory bail last week, calling him the “kingpin”.   P Chidambaram also accused the Enforcement Directorate of leaking its document on charges against him to the media and blindsiding him Read More…

Indian Subcontinent Market National

Deletion of MMS Era GDP data and the Storm Jaitley created inside BJP prior his death

A report that showed higher GDP growth during the United Progressive Alliance’s tenure in government has been removed from the Statistics and Programme Implementation ministry’s website.   The BJP government changed the base year for GDP calculation to 2010-11 from 2004-05 the benchmark used by the UPA.   The back series GDP growth report extrapolated Read More…

East India High Court Indian Subcontinent

Nalini Chidambaram gets 4 weeks interim relief from CBI : Saradha Chit fund Scam

The Madras high court on Saturday granted Nalini Chidambaram, wife of former finance minister P Chidambaram, interim protection from arrest by the Central Bureau of Investigation in the Saradha chit fund case till she obtains an anticipatory bail from a jurisdictional court in West Bengal.   Justice GK Illanthiraiyan passed the interim order at a Read More…

Indian Subcontinent

ED Grills P Chidambaram in INX Media PMLA case

  Former Union minister P Chidambaram arrived at the Enforcement Directorate (ED) office for questioning in the INX Media money laundering case on Wednesday, official sources said.   They said the senior Congress leader was asked to depose before the investigating officer (IO) of the case to record his statement under the Prevention of Money Read More…

Indian Subcontinent National Session Court

CBI granted permission to prosecute PC : Aircel-Maxis case

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday informed the Patiala House Court that it has been granted permission to prosecute former finance minister P Chidambaram in connection with the Aircel-Maxis case.   Patiala House Court’s Special Judge OP Saini took up the Aircel-Maxis case, which arose out of the 2G spectrum allocation scam case. Read More…

Indian Subcontinent National Women

Why Former Congress Home minister PC has praised BJP’s Sushma Swaraj as Smart ..

Senior BJP leader and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj announced Tuesday that she will not contest the next Lok Sabha polls due to health reasons. The 66-year-old leader, who is serving her fourth term in the House and has long been her party’s most prominent woman face, told reporters, “It is the party which decides, Read More…