Palaniappan Chidambaram

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Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “We need a financial rescue package that will transfer an additional ₹5 lakh crore to the people and put the money in their pockets. Otherwise, apart from a COVID-19 tragedy, there will be a livelihood calamity for the poor and vulnerable,” External link

Hindu Sunday, March 29, 2020 9:09:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “I welcome the RBI’s decision to cut the repo rate and measures to provide more liquidity,” External link

Hindu Friday, March 27, 2020 11:02:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram added : “The demand is that all EMI due dates must be automatically deferred. I had suggested that all due dates falling before June 30 may be deferred to June 30. Borrowers have been made dependent on the bank concerned and will be disappointed,” External link

Hindu Friday, March 27, 2020 11:02:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram added : “You will notice that suggestions like help to tenant farmers and the destitute, maintaining current levels of employment and wages, tax deferment, deferring payments of equated monthly instalments, cuts in rates of goods and services tax, etc. have not been addressed. Let’s hope there will be a Plan II shortly,” External link

business-standard Friday, March 27, 2020 1:30:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “Stay home India is a great rally cry, but to stay at home people will need money and food. We must think and plan not only for the next 21 days but for some weeks beyond the lockdown period,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, March 25, 2020 2:32:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “We should put behind us the debates that took place before March 24 and look upon the nationwide lockdown as the beginning of a new battle in which the people are the foot soldiers and the PM is the Commander. We owe a duty to extend our total support to the Prime Minister and the Central and State governments,” External link

thehindu Wednesday, March 25, 2020 1:36:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “We should put behind us the debates that took place before March 24 and look upon the nationwide lockdown as the beginning of a new battle in which the people are the foot soldiers and the PM is the Commander. We owe a duty to extend our total support to the Prime Minister and the Central and State governments,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, March 25, 2020 12:54:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram wrote : "In effect, the PM has asked the people to wage the war against Covid with moral armaments," External link

thenational Friday, March 20, 2020 4:15:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "I have offered our support to the PM's announcements yesterday, but I am absolutely certain that the PM will have no option but to come back with tougher social and economic measures," External link

news-yahoo-in Friday, March 20, 2020 9:55:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "Yesterday, I got the impression that PM was testing the waters. He should act boldly. The war against coronavirus cannot be fought with moral armaments," External link

news-yahoo-in Friday, March 20, 2020 9:55:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “I have offered our support to the PM’s announcements yesterday, but I am absolutely certain that the PM will have no option but to come back with tougher social and economic measures,” External link

financialexpress Friday, March 20, 2020 8:47:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “Yesterday, I got the impression that PM was testing the waters. He should act boldly. The war against coronavirus cannot be fought with moral armaments,” External link

financialexpress Friday, March 20, 2020 8:47:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about Director General ) : "After WHO Director General’s statement yesterday, there should be no hesitation in ordering an immediate lockdown of all our towns and cities for 2-4 weeks" "Even after we have witnessed what is happening in Italy, Iran and Spain, why is the government refusing to take the logical step of a lockdown?" External link

outlookindia Thursday, March 19, 2020 8:26:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “What will the PM announce at 8 pm today? I will be disappointed if the PM did not announce a total lockdown, at least of all towns and cities, for a period of 2-4 weeks. Anything less will be letting down this country,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, March 19, 2020 3:24:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “Elections to the Rajya Sabha are intended to be held according to respective party strengths through open voting. BJP is wrecking the law. Shame,” External link

thehindu Monday, March 16, 2020 9:03:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "As if India did not face enough crises -- economy, coronavirus, bank failures -- the BJP is manufacturing crises in Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat. Shame," External link

business-standard Monday, March 16, 2020 6:53:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about Yes Bank ) : “As expected the market has taken a dim view of the virtually coerced investment by SBI and private sector banks in the equity of the failed YES Bank... The and Nifty are also reacting adversely to the government’s handling of the challenge” External link

business-standard Monday, March 16, 2020 12:31:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “There may be advantage in doing a video conference with member nations. But I think it is more important for the PM to confer immediately with the chief ministers... I think the states are ahead of the Centre in handling the crisis. The time has come for the central government to take firmer, bolder and tougher measures” External link

business-standard Monday, March 16, 2020 12:31:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram told : "The government is not doing enough on coronavirus. I have no quarrels if the Prime Minister wants a meeting with the SAARC or G-20 countries it may have some benefits. But the question is whether we are behind or ahead of the curve. My feeling is that the states are taking better measures whereas the Centre is very diffident. There should be a video conference between the Prime Ministers and Chief Ministers," External link

business-standard Monday, March 16, 2020 12:31:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "Sensex is just one indicator, while its decline should worry us we should ask more fundamental questions. What has the government done today, it has increased the excise duty on petrol and diesel by Rs 3 per litre. The transport industry is already down because of low demand and their earnings are down already," "This is not the time to suppress demand, it is the time to stimulate. The government is doing exactly the opposite," External link

business-standard Monday, March 16, 2020 12:31:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “Dr. Farooq Abdullah, welcome to freedom. What was the justification to keep him in detention without charges for 7 months? If there was justification (there was none), what is the reason for releasing him today? Despotism and arbitrariness constitute the Rule of Law in J&K. And this virus is spreading to many states in India,” External link

thehindu Friday, March 13, 2020 7:18:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about Farooq Abdullah ) : "Dr Farooq Abdullah, welcome to freedom. What was the justification to keep him in detention without charges for 7 months? If there was justification (there was none), what is the reason for releasing him today?" External link

business-standard Friday, March 13, 2020 6:55:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about Farooq Abdullah ) : "Dr Farooq Abdullah, welcome to freedom. What was the justification to keep him in detention without charges for 7 months? If there was justification (there was none), what is the reason for releasing him today?" External link

timesofindia Friday, March 13, 2020 4:16:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “How did the loan increase from Rs 55,000 crore in March 2014 to Rs 2,41,000 crore in March 2019,” External link

news-yahoo-in Friday, March 13, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about Farooq Abdullah ) : "Dr Farooq Abdullah, welcome to freedom. What was the justification to keep him in detention without charges for 7 months? If there was justification (there was none), what is the reason for releasing him today?" External link

economictimes Friday, March 13, 2020 4:05:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about Farooq Abdullah ) : "Dr Farooq Abdullah, welcome to freedom. What was the justification to keep him in detention without charges for 7 months? If there was justification (there was none), what is the reason for releasing him today?" External link

business-standard Friday, March 13, 2020 3:54:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "The best judge of the management of the economy is the market - not the FM nor any ex-FM nor any newspaper. Even allowing for the effect of the coronavirus threat, it is noteworthy that yesterday Sensex fell by 884 points," External link

outlookindia Monday, March 9, 2020 12:57:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram noted : "The reason is atrocious, the ban is even more atrocious. Thankfully wiser counsel prevailed and lifted the ban at about 9.30 or 10 this morning," External link

newindianexpress Sunday, March 8, 2020 7:06:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about YV Reddy ) : "There are other options that can be explored in consultation with former Governors Dr C Rangarajan and Dr YV Reddy," External link

business-standard Saturday, March 7, 2020 7:02:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram asked ( about Yes Bank ) : “Did no one in RBI and government read the balance sheet of the bank at the end of every year? Why did nothing change after CEO was replaced and a new CEO appointed…Why did nothing change after a former Deputy Governor of RBI was appointed to Board of YES Bank in May 2019?” External link

expressindia Saturday, March 7, 2020 5:53:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about Yes Bank ) : “It would be better for SBI to take over, on RBI’s order, Yes Bank’s loan book at Rs 1 and to assure depositors that their money will be returned,” External link

expressindia Saturday, March 7, 2020 5:53:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "The best judge of the management of the economy is the market - not the FM nor any ex-FM nor any newspaper. Even allowing for the effect of the coronavirus threat, it is noteworthy that yesterday Sensex fell by 884 points," External link

firstpost Saturday, March 7, 2020 5:53:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about Yes Bank ) : “Market is the best judge of any financial institution. Not any finance minister, not any newspaper. Yes Bank shares are now worthless. Instead of buying stake in Yes Bank, the State Bank of India can take over the loan book of Yes Bank and recover its dues as much as possible,” External link

india Saturday, March 7, 2020 5:07:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “The loan book was allowed to grow 35 per cent a year despite RBI watch,” External link

india Saturday, March 7, 2020 5:07:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "The best judge of the management of the economy is the market - not the FM nor any ex-FM nor any newspaper. Even allowing for the effect of the coronavirus threat, it is noteworthy that yesterday Sensex fell by 884 points," External link

news18 Saturday, March 7, 2020 4:42:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram asserted : "The SBI plan of purchasing a bank with zero net value at Rs 10 per share is bizarre. I don't get the impression that SBI was a volunteer in the rescue act. Just as LIC wasn't for IDBI. These are command performances," External link

business-standard Saturday, March 7, 2020 3:59:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about Yes Bank ) : “The Yes Bank fiasco is only part of the mismanagement of financial institutions under the watch of the BJP government,” External link

Hindu Saturday, March 7, 2020 3:57:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about Yes Bank ) : “This is bizarre, when the net worth of the Bank is perhaps zero,” External link

Hindu Saturday, March 7, 2020 3:57:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about Nirmala Sitharaman ) : “Sometimes when I listen to Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman I feel that UPA is still in power and I am the Finance Minister while she is in Opposition” External link

Hindu Saturday, March 7, 2020 3:57:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “When every commercial bank submits its balance sheet to the RBI at regular intervals, how no one in the RBI and government or any other auditor did not notice a jump in the loan book ?” External link

financialexpress Saturday, March 7, 2020 2:53:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about Yes Bank ) : "BJP has been in power for six years. Their ability to govern and regulate financial institutions stands exposed. First, it was PMC Bank. Now it is YES Bank. Is the government concerned at all? Can it shirk its responsibility? Is there a third bank in the line?," External link

outlookindia Saturday, March 7, 2020 1:59:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “Shut down order against two TV channels is an unconstitutional interference with the freedom of the Press,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, March 7, 2020 7:44:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about Yes Bank ) : "As expected, the Finance Minister has indirectly blamed the UPA for the near collapse of Yes Bank contrary to her own claim that the crisis started in 2017. Did you notice that the Finance Minister did not acknowledge the numbers of the loan book of Yes Bank? Did you notice that Finance Minister did not explain how the loan book miraculously jumped from Rs 55,633 crore in March 2014 to Rs 2,41,999 crore in March 2019?" External link

business-standard Saturday, March 7, 2020 12:47:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram asked ( about Yes Bank ) : "When overall bank credit during the above period grew by about 10 per cent, how did YES BANK's loan book grow by about 35 per cent?" External link

business-standard Friday, March 6, 2020 9:40:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about Yes Bank ) : “BJP has been in power for six years. Their ability to govern and regulate financial institutions stands exposed. First, it was PMC Bank. Now it is YES Bank. Is the government concerned at all? Can it shirk its responsibility? Is there a third bank in the line?,” External link

thehindu Friday, March 6, 2020 8:56:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about Yes Bank ) : “BJP has been in power for six years. Their ability to govern and regulate financial institutions stands exposed. First, it was PMC Bank . Now it is YES Bank. Is the government concerned at all? Can it shirk its responsibility? Is there a third bank in the line?” External link

timesofindia Friday, March 6, 2020 8:34:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram asked ( about Yes Bank ) : “When overall bank credit during the above period grew by about 10%, how did YES BANK’s loan book grow by about 35%?” External link

timesofindia Friday, March 6, 2020 8:34:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about Yes Bank ) : “BJP has been in power for six years. Their ability to govern and regulate financial institutions stands exposed. First, it was PMC Bank. Now it is YES Bank. Is the government concerned at all? Can it shirk its responsibility? Is there a third bank in the line?,” External link

Hindu Friday, March 6, 2020 7:42:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram asked : "I understand Finance Minister has made a statement blaming the UPA. That's normal for a government living in ignorance. Does the Finance Minister know the numbers that I have tweeted? If she does, will she please explain how the loan book jumped in five years from Rs 55,633 crore to Rs 2,41,499 crore? Who knows, FM may blame the UPA for the miraculous jump between 2014 and 2019!" External link

polandsun Friday, March 6, 2020 7:33:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram told : "It shows completely regulatory failure and I wonder if this is the end or there will be more in the line. Yet the government keeps absolute silence. PMC bank depositors are agitating every day before RBI offices in Mumbai. But the government did not respond," External link

firstpost Friday, March 6, 2020 6:43:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram wrote ( about Yes Bank ) : “Did you notice that the FM did not acknowledge the numbers of the loan book of YES Bank? Did you notice that FM did not explain how the loan book miraculously jumped from Rs 55,633 crore in March 2014 to Rs 2,41,999 crore in March 2019?” External link

india Friday, March 6, 2020 4:37:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram wrote : “FM was focused on what happened during the UPA. What happened was UPA did not allow any bank to reach a state of collapse. Under UPA, weak banks were merged with other banks well in time to avoid a crisis,” “The decisions to merge were taken by RBI Governors Dr C Rangarajan and Dr Y V Reddy. Why doesn’t the FM call them and ask them to explain their decisions? She might find that the decisions were correct and taken by competent Governors,” External link

india Friday, March 6, 2020 4:37:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about Yes Bank ) : "BJP has been in power for six years. Their ability to govern and regulate financial institutions stands exposed. First, it was PMC Bank. Now it is YES Bank. Is the government concerned at all? Can it shirk its responsibility? Is there a third bank in the line?" External link

news-yahoo-in Friday, March 6, 2020 3:36:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about Yes Bank ) : "BJP has been in power for six years. Their ability to govern and regulate financial institutions stands exposed. First, it was PMC Bank. Now it is YES Bank. Is the government concerned at all? Can it shirk its responsibility? Is there a third bank in the line?," External link

business-standard Friday, March 6, 2020 3:33:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram added : "Is there a third bank in the line?" External link

news-yahoo-in Friday, March 6, 2020 3:07:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram asked ( about Yes Bank ) : "When overall bank credit during the above period grew by about 10 per cent, how did YES BANK's loan book grow by about 35 per cent?," External link

timesofindia Friday, March 6, 2020 3:00:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram told : "It shows completely regulatory failure and I wonder if this is the end or there will be more in the line. Yet the government keeps absolute silence. PMC bank depositors are agitating every day before RBI offices in Mumbai. But the government did not respond," External link

business-standard Friday, March 6, 2020 12:28:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram told : "It shows completely regulatory failure and I wonder if this is the end or there will be more in the line. Yet the government keeps absolute silence. PMC bank depositors are agitating every day before RBI offices in Mumbai. But the government did not respond," External link

irishsun Friday, March 6, 2020 11:16:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram told : "It shows completely regulatory failure and I wonder if this is the end or there will be more in the line. Yet the government keeps absolute silence. PMC bank depositors are agitating every day before RBI offices in Mumbai. But the government did not respond," External link

timesofindia Friday, March 6, 2020 10:14:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “What the people of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh require is freedom. The people of Kashmir need restoration of their human rights. Only a free society, people breathing free air can enjoy the fruit of development and participate in the development process. If they think they can take away freedom and substitute with money, they are completely wrong” External link

pakobserver Thursday, March 5, 2020 4:25:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “I am sorry, you are underestimating the police. I had no knowledge of any complaint lodged by Mr. Anbalagan. On Saravanan’s complaint, I was told that action will be taken in accordance with law. Immediately, I left Manamadurai police station” External link

Hindu Wednesday, March 4, 2020 10:51:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram wrote : "FM said she is happy about the 'steadying' of the economy. What she probably meant was the 'steady' decline in the GDP growth rate. The growth rates in the last SEVEN quarters were 8.0; 7.0; 6.5; 5.7; 5.6; 5.1 and 4.7. Steady decline !" External link

irishsun Saturday, February 29, 2020 8:55:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram wrote : "FM said she is happy about the 'steadying' of the economy. What she probably meant was the 'steady' decline in the GDP growth rate. The growth rates in the last SEVEN quarters were 8.0; 7.0; 6.5; 5.7; 5.6; 5.1 and 4.7. Steady decline !" External link

business-standard Saturday, February 29, 2020 7:49:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "Even now it is not too late. The government should listen to the voices of the anti-CAA protesters and declare that the CAA will be kept in abeyance until the Supreme Court pronounced on its validity," "India has lived with the Citizenship Act 1955 without the amendment. Why does the Act need an amendment now? The amendment (CAA) should be abandoned forthwith," External link

business-standard Tuesday, February 25, 2020 12:35:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "It is not a battle between Muslims and Central Government. But, it is a battle between the people of India and BJP. We are supposed to speak about the economy. However, we are talking about CAA and NRC. Why? Because protest is going on everywhere," External link

business-standard Monday, February 24, 2020 5:48:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “AAP won, bluff and bluster lost. The people of Delhi, who are from all parts of India, have defeated the polarising, divisive and dangerous agenda of the BJP” External link

Hindu Sunday, February 23, 2020 11:58:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “The Ministers are lying [when they say] that no Indian citizen will be affected by the CAA. If no one is going to get affected, why do you need a new law? Any law will benefit some and will affect some,” External link

Hindu Sunday, February 23, 2020 10:16:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “We will know who this Act will affect and who [it] will not affect at the courts. The NRC is definitely not needed, the NPR should be scrapped and the CAA should be cancelled or the Supreme Court should hold it invalid,” External link

Hindu Sunday, February 23, 2020 10:16:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram asked : “There are countries in the world that have stopped illegal immigration. But there is no country that has evicted 19 lakh people. If [Prime Minister] Mr. Modi has any doubt, he can check with [U.S. President] Mr. Trump on this. Mr. Trump has been saying illegal immigrants from Mexico must be evicted. Have they been able to evict even one [person]?” External link

Hindu Sunday, February 23, 2020 10:16:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "I disagree in the following manner — the patient (economy) is being wheeled into the ICU, the patient is being stopped just outside the ICU and is being looked at by incompetent doctors," External link

firstpost Wednesday, February 19, 2020 9:51:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "I disagree in the following manner -- the patient (economy) is being wheeled into the ICU, the patient is being stopped just outside the ICU and is being looked at by incompetent doctors," External link

newindianexpress Wednesday, February 19, 2020 8:48:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “We are living in denial and we are ignoring two big elephants in the room -- one is rising unemployment and the other is fall in consumption. Unemployment rises, consumption falls, the Indian economy becomes poorer and not richer,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, February 19, 2020 7:54:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "When they touch the excluded... they will only be Muslims, try to identify and throw them out, declare them stateless, there must be a huge mass movement resisting any Muslim being thrown out or kept in detention camps," External link

timesofindia Friday, February 14, 2020 3:11:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “The CAA was brought to accommodate 1.2 million Hindus out of the 1.9 million people, who could not be included in the final NRC in Assam” “The NPR (National Population Register) again was brought in with a mischievous intent since its form is asking the birthplaces of you and your parents. There are so many people in India whose parents were born in Pakistan or Bangladesh. They will try to identify these people and mark them doubtful,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, February 14, 2020 1:20:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "NPR will be defeated if there is enough popular mobilization in every state and the states decide they will not implement it. NPR cannot be done without the participation of the states," External link

timesofindia Thursday, February 13, 2020 8:55:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "They have cut the foundation of India's citizenship premise by saying that citizenship will be given based on religion. You are changing the basis of citizenship from territory to religion," External link

timesofindia Thursday, February 13, 2020 8:55:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram wrote : "AAP won, bluff and bluster lost. The people of Delhi, who are from all parts of India, have defeated the polarising, divisive and dangerous agenda of the BJP. I salute the people of Delhi who have set an example to other states that will hold their elections in 2021 and 2022," External link

dnaindia Wednesday, February 12, 2020 12:49:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "AAP won, bluff and bluster lost. The people of Delhi, who are from all parts of India, have defeated the polarising, divisive and dangerous agenda of the BJP. I salute the people of Delhi who have set an example to other states that will hold their elections in 2021 and 2022," External link

economictimes Tuesday, February 11, 2020 10:51:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “AAP won, bluff and bluster lost. The people of Delhi, who are from all parts of India, have defeated the polarising, divisive and dangerous agenda of the BJP. I salute the people of Delhi who have set an example to other states that will hold their elections in 2021 and 2022,” External link

india Tuesday, February 11, 2020 9:38:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "Remember, when Delhi voted, millions of Malayalees, Tamils, Telugus, Bengalis, Gujaratis and people who came from other states of India voted. If the voters represent the views of the states they came from, the Delhi vote is a booster for the confidence of the Opposition that the BJP can be defeated in every state," External link

business-standard Tuesday, February 11, 2020 6:10:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “The only way to revive demand is to put money in the hands of people and not in the hands of corporates,” External link

forbes Tuesday, February 11, 2020 5:13:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “The only way to revive demand is to put money in the hands of people and not in the hands of corporates,” External link

forbes Tuesday, February 11, 2020 5:13:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "I am so glad that people have rejected their attempts to convince them in wrong things. BJP has hopelessly failed in carrying the mischievous message that it wanted to carry to the people," External link

business-standard Tuesday, February 11, 2020 3:08:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “The AAP won, bluff and bluster lost. The people of Delhi, who are from all parts of India, have defeated the polarising, divisive and dangerous agenda of the BJP. I salute the people of Delhi who have set an example to other states that will hold their elections in 2021 and 2022,” External link

india Tuesday, February 11, 2020 3:07:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "I would say the patient has been kept out of the ICU and incompetent doctors are looking at the patient," "It is dangerous to have a patient out of ICU and being looked upon by incompetent doctors. What is the point of standing around and chanting slogan 'Sab ka saath, sab ka vishwas'," External link

asianage Tuesday, February 11, 2020 10:35:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "I would say the patient has been kept out of the ICU and incompetent doctors are looking at the patient," "It is dangerous to have a patient out of the ICU and being looked upon by incompetent doctors. What is the point standing around and chanting slogan 'Sab ka Saath, Sab ka Vishwas'," External link

business-standard Monday, February 10, 2020 2:42:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "It is living in denial. It simply does not accept that the state of the economy is extremely bad," External link

business-standard Monday, February 10, 2020 2:42:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "The BJP government of Uttarakhand put forward the argument that was accepted by the Court. BJP must own up to the judgement and tell us if it will allow the declaration of law to remain unchallenged," External link

business-standard Monday, February 10, 2020 2:42:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “The BJP government of Uttarakhand put forward the argument that was accepted by the Court. BJP must own up to the judgement and tell us if it will allow the declaration of law to remain unchallenged,” External link

thehindu Monday, February 10, 2020 1:46:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "I would say the patient has been kept out of ICU and incompetent doctors are looking at the patient," External link

newindianexpress Monday, February 10, 2020 1:03:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “I would say the patient has been kept out of ICU and incompetent doctors are looking at the patient,” “It is dangerous to have a patient out of ICU and being looked upon by incompetent doctors. What is the point standing around and chanting slogan ‘Sab ka saath, sab ka vishwas’,” External link

financialexpress Monday, February 10, 2020 12:28:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "I would say the patient has been kept out of ICU and incompetent doctors are looking at the patient," "It is dangerous to have a patient out of ICU and being looked upon by incompetent doctors. What is the point standing around and chanting slogan 'Sab ka saath, sab ka vishwas'," External link

timesofindia Monday, February 10, 2020 11:29:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "I think we are keeping many, many more troops in Kashmir than I would ever accept as necessary. I think it is wrong. We should thin out our troops deployment in Kashmir. More than that, I think we should give back freedom to the people of the Kashmir valley," External link

business-standard Saturday, February 8, 2020 7:57:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “I think we are keeping many, many more troops in Kashmir than I would ever accept as necessary. I think it is wrong. We should thin out our troops deployment in Kashmir. More than that, I think we should give back freedom to the people of the Kashmir valley,” External link

financialexpress Saturday, February 8, 2020 6:12:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "I think we are keeping many, many more troops in Kashmir than I would ever accept as necessary. I think it is wrong. We should thin out our troops deployment in Kashmir. More than that, I think we should give back freedom to the people of the Kashmir Valley," External link

timesofindia Saturday, February 8, 2020 5:43:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "Worldwide, India's stock has plummeted... All over the world people are questioning India's commitment to be a democratic country. All the goodwill that was built over the last 40 years has been destroyed by this one mischievous and malicious Act and this must go," External link

business-standard Saturday, February 8, 2020 1:36:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "According to the United States Committee for Refugees and Immigrants, the most persecuted community in the world is Rohingya in Myanmar," External link

business-standard Saturday, February 8, 2020 1:36:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “Shocked and devastated by the cruel invocation of the Public Safety Act against Omar Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti and others,” External link

theglobeandmail Friday, February 7, 2020 5:18:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "Shocked and devastated by the cruel invocation of the Public Safety Act against Omar Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti and others," External link

irishsun Friday, February 7, 2020 3:10:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “Shocked and devastated by the cruel invocation of the Public Safety Act against Omar Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti and others,” External link

thehimalayantimes Friday, February 7, 2020 2:38:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “Shocked and devastated by the cruel invocation of the Public Safety Act against Omar Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti and others,” External link

voanews-sw Friday, February 7, 2020 2:25:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “Shocked and devastated by the cruel invocation of the Public Safety Act against Omar Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti and others,” External link

egyptindependent Friday, February 7, 2020 1:59:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “Shocked and devastated by the cruel invocation of the Public Safety Act against Omar Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti and others,” External link

voanews Friday, February 7, 2020 1:54:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "Shocked and devastated by the cruel invocation of the Public Safety Act against Omar Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti and others," External link

brownsvilleherald Friday, February 7, 2020 1:03:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "Shocked and devastated by the cruel invocation of the Public Safety Act against Omar Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti and others," External link

eagletribune Friday, February 7, 2020 12:07:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "Shocked and devastated by the cruel invocation of the Public Safety Act against Omar Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti and others," External link

click2houston Friday, February 7, 2020 11:45:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "Shocked and devastated by the cruel invocation of the Public Safety Act against Omar Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti and others," External link

ABCnews Friday, February 7, 2020 11:38:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "Shocked and devastated by the cruel invocation of the Public Safety Act against Omar Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti and others," External link

beaumontenterprise Friday, February 7, 2020 11:35:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "Shocked and devastated by the cruel invocation of the Public Safety Act against Omar Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti and others," External link

news4jax Friday, February 7, 2020 11:31:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "Shocked and devastated by the cruel invocation of the Public Safety Act against Omar Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti and others," External link

startribune Friday, February 7, 2020 11:11:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “Shocked and devastated by the cruel invocation of the Public Safety Act against Omar Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti and others,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, February 7, 2020 11:10:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “detention without charges is the worst abomination in a democracy” External link

india Friday, February 7, 2020 8:59:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “Detention without charges is the worst abomination in a democracy,” External link

india Friday, February 7, 2020 8:59:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram asked : “Detention without charges is the worst abomination in a democracy. When unjust laws are passed or unjust laws are invoked, what option do the people have than to protest peacefully?” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, February 7, 2020 6:46:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram added : “This Budget is like a movie which bombed after the first show. It’s unfortunate that so many heads come together and wrote a marathon speech and yet the people are left in the dark about what is it that the government wanted to say,” External link

india Tuesday, February 4, 2020 5:20:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “Only mass consumption will stimulate demand, not that of elite. The government’s decision to cut off Rs 1.45 lakh crore Corporate tax would only benefit some 150 to 200 companies, which will not help to revive the economy and the demand will be further constrained,” External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, February 4, 2020 4:53:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "To begin with, the doctor has to acknowledge the patient is ill. Unless the doctor faces the truth about the state of the patient how can the doctor prescribe a treatment," External link

business-standard Tuesday, February 4, 2020 12:24:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "Therefore the Finance Minister should have asked her team that if this is the state of affair, give me a reason for this," External link

business-standard Tuesday, February 4, 2020 12:24:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “After 160 minutes of Finance Minister’s Budget speech, there was no narrative in the Budget. The government is still in the denial mode about the challenges faced by the economy,” External link

thehindu Monday, February 3, 2020 11:38:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "Did the FM read the Economic Survey? Was the chief economic adviser privy to the content of the Budget speech? I think the answer to both questions is in the negative," External link

outlookindia Monday, February 3, 2020 11:35:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "It was a laundry list of old (that is current) programmes. I am pretty certain that even the most loyal BJP MP or supporter cannot latch on to any idea or statement in the Budget speech and take it to the people," External link

outlookindia Monday, February 3, 2020 11:35:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "You did not ask for such a budget and you did not deserve such a budget for voting the BJP to power. But you have to live with it until the government is forced to revisit it, as it did in 2019," External link

outlookindia Monday, February 3, 2020 11:35:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “The government is in complete denial that the economy faces a grave macro-economic challenge and the growth rate has declined in six successive quarters. There is nothing in the Budget that leads us to believe that the growth will revive in 2020-21. The claim of 6 to 6.5 per cent growth next year is astonishing and even irresponsible” External link

asianage Sunday, February 2, 2020 7:27:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “We would welcome any relief to the lower brackets. But only when you trade off the exemption then you can come to know the actual relief” External link

asianage Sunday, February 2, 2020 7:27:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “Food subsidy has been reduced, fertiliser subsidy has been reduced, petroleum subsidy shows a marginal increase because of anticipated increase in oil prices. It appears that the people will not get any relief on the price front,” External link

economictimes Sunday, February 2, 2020 7:06:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “As far as LIC is concerned, it is highly debatable. To assume that every public sector must go through disinvestment, partial or whole, is wrong. LIC increased its share of first premium income in the last year as reported by its chairman. It gained in stiff competition with strong private sector players. We will internally debate, and will give our view on the floor of the House,” External link

economictimes Sunday, February 2, 2020 7:06:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “Did the FM read the economic survey? Was the chief economic adviser privy to the contents of the budget speech? I think the answer to both questions is in the negative” External link

economictimes Sunday, February 2, 2020 7:06:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “The government has given up on reviving the economy or accelerating the growth rate or promoting private investment or increasing efficiency or creating jobs or winning a greater share of world trade,” External link

HindustanTimes Sunday, February 2, 2020 3:07:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “You did not ask for such a budget and you did not deserve such a budget for voting the BJP to power. But you have to live with it until the government is forced to revisit it, as it did in 2019,” External link

HindustanTimes Sunday, February 2, 2020 3:07:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "Money is no substitute for democratic freedom for the people of J&K and Ladakh. The people of the Kashmir Valley require freedom, the restoration of human rights. Only a free society, people breathing free air can enjoy the fruits of development and participate in the development process. Money is no substitute for freedom," "If they think that they can take away freedom, and then substitute it with money, they are completely wrong. I will restore freedom first and then give money," External link

business-standard Saturday, February 1, 2020 8:08:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "The world has taken note of the fact that India has denied freedom to 75 lakh people in the Kashmir Valley for over 6 months. The first thing that the government should do is to restore their freedom, it is only after you restore freedom, you can talk about other things like money or poetry," External link

business-standard Saturday, February 1, 2020 8:08:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "Money is no substitute for democratic freedom for the people of J&K and Ladakh. The people of the Kashmir Valley require freedom, the restoration of human rights. Only a free society, people breathing free air can enjoy the fruits of development and participate in the development process. Money is no substitute for freedom," "If they think that they can take away freedom, and then substitute it with money, they are completely wrong. I will restore freedom first and then give money," External link

news18 Saturday, February 1, 2020 7:39:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "The world has taken note of the fact that India has denied freedom to 75 lakh people in the Kashmir Valley for over 6 months. The first thing that the government should do is to restore their freedom, it is only after you restore freedom, you can talk about other things like money or poetry," External link

news18 Saturday, February 1, 2020 7:39:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "Did the FM read the Economic Survey? Was the chief economic adviser privy to the content of the Budget speech? I think the answer to both questions is in the negative," External link

firstpost Saturday, February 1, 2020 5:48:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "It was a laundry list of old (that is current) programmes. I am pretty certain that even the most loyal Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP or supporter cannot latch on to any idea or statement in the Budget speech and take it to the people," External link

firstpost Saturday, February 1, 2020 5:48:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "You did not ask for such a budget and you did not deserve such a budget for voting the BJP to power. But you have to live with it until the government is forced to revisit it, as it did in 2019," External link

firstpost Saturday, February 1, 2020 5:48:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "money is no substitute for freedom" External link

business-standard Saturday, February 1, 2020 5:04:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "Money is no substitute for freedom, what the people of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh require is freedom, people of Kashmir valley requires the resurrection of human rights," External link

business-standard Saturday, February 1, 2020 5:04:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "Did the FM read the Economic Survey? Was the chief economic adviser privy to the content of the Budget speech? I think the answer to both questions is in the negative," External link

business-standard Saturday, February 1, 2020 5:04:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "It was a laundry list of old (that is current) programmes. I am pretty certain that even the most loyal BJP MP or supporter cannot latch on to any idea or statement in the Budget speech and take it to the people," External link

business-standard Saturday, February 1, 2020 5:04:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "You did not ask for such a budget and you did not deserve such a budget for voting the BJP to power. But you have to live with it until the government is forced to revisit it, as it did in 2019," External link

business-standard Saturday, February 1, 2020 5:04:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "The government has given up on reviving the economy or accelerating the growth rate or promoting private investment or increasing efficiency or creating jobs or winning a greater share of world trade," External link

expressindia Saturday, February 1, 2020 4:54:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “The government has given up on reviving the economy or accelerating the growth rate or promoting private investment or increasing efficiency or creating jobs or winning a greater share of world trade,” External link

expressindia Saturday, February 1, 2020 4:54:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “It was a laundry list of old (that is current) programmes. I am pretty certain that even the most loyal BJP MP or supporter cannot latch on to any idea or statement in the Budget speech and take it to the people,” External link

expressindia Saturday, February 1, 2020 4:54:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “You did not ask for such a budget and you did not deserve such a budget for voting the BJP to power. But you have to live with it until the government is forced to revisit it, as it did in 2019,” External link

expressindia Saturday, February 1, 2020 4:54:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "People did not deserve such a budget, but will have to live with it until govt is forced to revisit it, as in 2019," External link

firstpost Saturday, February 1, 2020 2:38:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "Did the FM read the Economic Survey? Was the chief economic adviser privy to the content of the Budget speech? I think the answer to both questions is in the negative," External link

news18 Saturday, February 1, 2020 2:36:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "It was a laundry list of old (that is current) programmes. I am pretty certain that even the most loyal BJP MP or supporter cannot latch on to any idea or statement in the Budget speech and take it to the people," “If the ongoing programmes have failed the people, how can throwing more money into the ongoing programmes change anything?” External link

news18 Saturday, February 1, 2020 2:36:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "You did not ask for such a budget and you did not deserve such a budget for voting the BJP to power. But you have to live with it until the government is forced to revisit it, as it did in 2019," External link

news18 Saturday, February 1, 2020 2:36:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “Our youth want jobs. Instead they got the longest budget speech in parliamentary history that said absolutely nothing of consequence” External link

Hindu Saturday, February 1, 2020 2:27:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “I am at a loss to understand what was the message intended to be conveyed by Budget 2020-21. I am also not able to recall any memorable idea or statement in the speech” External link

Hindu Saturday, February 1, 2020 2:27:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “Of course we will welcome any relief given to those in lower bracket. Finally they have thrown some crumbs at the lower income tax bracket” External link

Hindu Saturday, February 1, 2020 2:27:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “Union Finance Minister announced it last year and reiterated this year. Today, the external market conditions are not favourable for a sovereign wealth fund. If the global economy is going to slow down. I doubt that they will be able to raise any money” External link

Hindu Saturday, February 1, 2020 2:27:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram wrote : “The Police Commissioner of Delhi gets an extension on the day there is a shooting in the presence of a substantial police force. Incomprehensible and reprehensible,” External link

Hindu Friday, January 31, 2020 10:44:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "The Police Commissioner of Delhi gets an extension on the day there is a shooting in the presence of a substantial police force Incomprehensible and reprehensible," External link

newindianexpress Friday, January 31, 2020 10:19:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “Remember there was a time when the highest personal income tax rate was brought down to 30% with no surcharge? Sadly, under the BJP government there can be no return to those rates because the BJP has messed up the country’s finances” “Besides, if the FM cuts personal income tax rates (following the cut in the corporate tax rate), it would be wrong at this point of time and will not serve the purpose of reviving demand. The correct tax to cut is GST, but the government has tied itself in knots that it cannot find a way to cut the GST rates,” External link

Hindu Thursday, January 30, 2020 8:21:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "Three things they can speak about in the Delhi elections: CPI has increased from 2 per cent in January 2019 to 7.35 per cent in December 2019. 2. Tax revenues will fall short of budget estimates by Rs 2.5 lakh crore in 2019-20. 3. There will be sharp expenditure cuts in programmes meant for SC, ST, OBC, minorities and women and children," External link

news18 Wednesday, January 29, 2020 7:41:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "we were wrong, we are sorry" "The government has suddenly discovered that 'loans granted after appropriate appraisal can turn out to be non-performing'," External link

news18 Wednesday, January 29, 2020 7:41:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "No banker wants to lend. That is the hard truth. Nothing that the BJP government will do now including ring fencing will revive the culture of lending that has been practically destroyed," External link

news18 Wednesday, January 29, 2020 7:41:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "Three things they can speak about in the Delhi elections: CPI has increased from 2 per cent in January 2019 to 7.35 per cent in December 2019. 2. Tax revenues will fall short of budget estimates by Rs 2.5 lakh crore in 2019-20. 3. There will be sharp expenditure cuts in programmes meant for SC, ST, OBC, minorities and women and children," External link

business-standard Wednesday, January 29, 2020 12:41:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "Now, the Law Minister calls the protesters at Shaheen Bagh as part of the tukde tukde gang. The real tukde tukde gang is the ruling party that is determined to divide India on religious lines," External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, January 28, 2020 8:20:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about Chief Minister ) : "Now, the Law Minister calls the protesters at Shaheen Bagh as part of the tukde tukde gang. The real tukde tukde gang is the ruling party that is determined to divide India on religious lines," External link

business-standard Monday, January 27, 2020 8:24:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about Chief Minister ) : "Now, the Law Minister calls the protesters at Shaheen Bagh as part of the tukde tukde gang. The real tukde tukde gang is the ruling party that is determined to divide India on religious lines," External link

business-standard Monday, January 27, 2020 8:24:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “Now, the Law Minister calls the protesters at Shaheen Bagh as part of the tukde tukde gang. The real tukde tukde gang is the ruling party that is determined to divide India on religious lines,” External link

financialexpress Monday, January 27, 2020 7:26:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "Now, the Law Minister calls the protesters at Shaheen Bagh as part of the tukde tukde gang. The real tukde tukde gang is the ruling party that is determined to divide India on religious lines," External link

business-standard Monday, January 27, 2020 5:23:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "Now, the Law Minister calls the protesters at Shaheen Bagh as part of the tukde tukde gang. The real tukde tukde gang is the ruling party that is determined to divide India on religious lines," External link

news18 Monday, January 27, 2020 5:08:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "Getting rid of Shaheen Bagh amounts to getting rid of Ahimsa and Satyagraha," External link

newindianexpress Monday, January 27, 2020 7:49:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "Getting rid of Shaheen Bagh amounts to getting rid of Ahimsa and Satyagraha," External link

news18 Monday, January 27, 2020 5:14:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “The Congress is opposing the CAA not for what it says but for what it does not say – that the Muslims have been excluded and will not get citizenship,” External link

Hindu Saturday, January 25, 2020 10:02:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram stating : “democracy has eroded and those in power are the real tukde tukde gang” External link

thehindu Thursday, January 23, 2020 5:54:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “India has slipped 10 places in the Democracy Index. Anyone who has closely observed the events of the last two years knows that democracy has been eroded and democratic institutions have been debilitated. Those who are in power are the real tukde tukde gang,” “The world is alarmed by the direction India is taking. Every patriotic Indian should be alarmed too,” External link

thehindu Thursday, January 23, 2020 5:54:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram stating : “democracy has eroded and those in power are the real tukde tukde gang” External link

Hindu Thursday, January 23, 2020 5:33:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “India has slipped 10 places in the Democracy Index. Anyone who has closely observed the events of the last two years knows that democracy has been eroded and democratic institutions have been debilitated. Those who are in power are the real tukde tukde gang,” “The world is alarmed by the direction India is taking. Every patriotic Indian should be alarmed too,” External link

Hindu Thursday, January 23, 2020 5:33:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "India has slipped 10 places in the Democracy Index. Anyone who has closely observed the events of the last two years knows that democracy has been eroded and democratic institutions have been debilitated those who are in power are the real tukde tukde gang," External link

newindianexpress Thursday, January 23, 2020 1:26:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "The world is alarmed by the direction India is taking. Every patriotic Indian should be alarmed too," External link

newindianexpress Thursday, January 23, 2020 1:26:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “Those who are in power are the real ‘tukde tukde’ gang,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, January 23, 2020 11:43:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “He should respond to current issues. Is he supporting or opposing the CAA? Is he condemning the mayhem at the Jawaharlal Nehru University? Is he supporting Demonetisation and GST or not? In Kashmir three former Chief Ministers are under house arrest for months together. Does he welcome these things or not?” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, January 22, 2020 7:21:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “Reality check from IMF. Growth in 2019-20 will be below 5 per cent, at 4.8 per cent,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, January 21, 2020 2:42:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about Gita Gopinath ) : “I suppose we must prepare ourselves for an attack by government ministers on the IMF and Dr Gita Gopinath,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, January 21, 2020 2:42:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "Reality check from IMF. Growth in 2019-20 will be BELOW 5 per cent at 4.8 per cent," External link

news-yahoo-in Tuesday, January 21, 2020 1:09:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about Gita Gopinath ) : "I suppose we must prepare ourselves for an attack by government ministers on the IMF and Dr Gita Gopinath," External link

news-yahoo-in Tuesday, January 21, 2020 1:09:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “Reality check from IMF. Growth in 2019-20 will be below 5 per cent, at 4.8 per cent,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, January 21, 2020 12:32:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about Gita Gopinath ) : “I suppose we must prepare ourselves for an attack by government ministers on the IMF and Dr Gita Gopinath,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, January 21, 2020 12:32:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "Reality check from IMF. Growth in 2019-20 will be BELOW 5 per cent at 4.8 per cent," External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, January 21, 2020 10:30:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about Gita Gopinath ) : "I suppose we must prepare ourselves for an attack by government ministers on the IMF and Dr Gita Gopinath," External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, January 21, 2020 10:30:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "Reality check from IMF. Growth in 2019-20 will be BELOW 5 per cent at 4.8 per cent," External link

business-standard Tuesday, January 21, 2020 10:30:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about Gita Gopinath ) : "I suppose we must prepare ourselves for an attack by government ministers on the IMF and Dr Gita Gopinath," External link

business-standard Tuesday, January 21, 2020 10:30:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about Gita Gopinath ) : "IMF Chief Economist Gita Gopinath was one of the first to denounce demonetisation. I suppose we must prepare ourselves for an attack by government ministers on the IMF and Dr Gita Gopinath”. He also said the revision was " External link

news18 Tuesday, January 21, 2020 9:03:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "The nation is engrossed with the anti-CAA, anti-NPR protests. Both present a clear and present danger," External link

news18 Tuesday, January 21, 2020 9:03:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about Narendra Modi ) : "The circle of incompetent management is complete. Mr Narendra Modi's government started in July 2014 with CPI inflation at 7.39 per cent. In December 2019, it was 7.35 per cent," "Food inflation stands at 14.12 per cent. Vegetable prices are up 60 per cent. Onion prices are over Rs 100 per kg. This is the 'achhe din' promised by the BJP," External link

news18 Tuesday, January 21, 2020 9:03:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “Participation does not mean acquiescence. The Centre invites the officers of the state government to state its case as to why NPR should be rolled out. The officers of the state government go and attend the meeting to find out what the views of the Census Commissioner are. They place on the table why they are opposing the NPR. That’s the correct thing to do,” External link

expressindia Sunday, January 19, 2020 8:00:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram told : "I want all opposition parties to realize the gravity of the issue at stake and come together on one platform," External link

business-standard Saturday, January 18, 2020 6:22:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about Congress Working Committee ) : "We are fighting CAA and NPR. Sometimes we fight together, sometimes separately. Congress party in Bengal is working with other Left parties in fighting CAA and NPR. At the district level, Congress is working with other Left parties," External link

business-standard Saturday, January 18, 2020 6:22:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "Congress will take this forward in all parts of the state and explain the mischief behind NPR," External link

dnaindia Saturday, January 18, 2020 4:58:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "We are fighting against the NPR and the CAA. Sometimes we fight together, sometimes separately. We are working with Left parties as well. What matters is that we are fighting against it. 20 parties attended the meeting, some didn't. What is important is that we are fighting," "I want all opposition parties to realize the gravity of the issue at stake and come together on one platform," External link

dnaindia Saturday, January 18, 2020 4:58:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
finance minister76.19%EN12/02/201302/12/2013
ministre des finances1.59%FR09/18/201318/09/2013
minister5.82%NL04/09/201009/04/2010
minister5.82%SL04/09/201009/04/2010
minister5.82%EN04/09/201009/04/2010
ministra2.12%SL04/07/200907/04/2009
ministro1.06%PT12/05/200805/12/2008
ministro1.06%ES12/05/200805/12/2008
ministro indiano0.53%PT04/13/200813/04/2008
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P ChidambaramEN18.92%
P. ChidambaramEN12.28%
P ChidambaramES11.58%
P ChidambaramPT11.58%
P. ChidambaramFR6.57%
P. ChidambaramPT6.51%
P. ChidambaramDE6.49%
P. ChidambaramSV6.49%
Palaniappan ChidambaramEN3.78%
Palaniappan ChidambaramFR3.59%
Palaniappan ChidambaramEU3.51%
Palaniappan ChidambaramPT3.51%
Palaniappan ChidambaramES3.51%
بالانيابان تشيدامبارامAR0.51%
Паланьяппан ЧидамбарамRU0.24%
Palaniappan ChidamabaramEN0.16%
Паланиаппан ЧидамбарамRU0.16%
P.ChidambaramEN0.13%
Паланиапан ЧидамбарамBG0.13%
Palaniapan ChidambaramEN0.11%
Palaniappana ChidambaramaSL0.05%
Palianappan ChidambaramPT0.05%
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Kapil Sibal told ( about Palaniappan Chidambaram ) : "It has been said (in the HC verdict) that a wrong message would go to country if I (Chidambaram) am released on bail as if I am some kind of criminal like 'Ranga' and 'Billa', My Lord," External link

business-standard Friday, March 20, 2020 11:54:00 AM EAT

Veerappa Moily said ( about Palaniappan Chidambaram ) : “It is a final wake-up call for the Congress party. We can’t delay a major surgery in the AICC and state units. You will have to attract young people to the Congress party. Only those people who have vested interests… they continue to remain in offices. They block the young, entry of new blood,” “We can’t piggyback on the other party. We can’t get satisfaction by saying that other people have defeated the BJP. No. We have to come up. How we should come up? That kind of introspection is deeply needed. This (P) Chidambaram saying that we are happy that the BJP is defeated. That is sadistic satisfaction. Congress should come back. It is capable of coming up…” External link

expressindia Friday, February 14, 2020 5:07:00 AM EAT

Nirmala Sitharaman said ( about Palaniappan Chidambaram ) : “A lot of people are speculating about the (deficit) targets that it will be 4 per cent or 4.5 per cent or about the divestment proceeds (not coming in). ALSO READ: Sops only for corporates won’t help economy, says P Chidambaram The attempt is to show that we have had a complete thinking-through and are taking the most fiscally prudent route,” External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, February 4, 2020 9:35:00 AM EAT

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Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “We need a financial rescue package that will transfer an additional ₹5 lakh crore to the people and put the money in their pockets. Otherwise, apart from a COVID-19 tragedy, there will be a livelihood calamity for the poor and vulnerable,” External link

Hindu Sunday, March 29, 2020 9:09:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “I welcome the RBI’s decision to cut the repo rate and measures to provide more liquidity,” External link

Hindu Friday, March 27, 2020 11:02:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram added : “The demand is that all EMI due dates must be automatically deferred. I had suggested that all due dates falling before June 30 may be deferred to June 30. Borrowers have been made dependent on the bank concerned and will be disappointed,” External link

Hindu Friday, March 27, 2020 11:02:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram added : “You will notice that suggestions like help to tenant farmers and the destitute, maintaining current levels of employment and wages, tax deferment, deferring payments of equated monthly instalments, cuts in rates of goods and services tax, etc. have not been addressed. Let’s hope there will be a Plan II shortly,” External link

business-standard Friday, March 27, 2020 1:30:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “Stay home India is a great rally cry, but to stay at home people will need money and food. We must think and plan not only for the next 21 days but for some weeks beyond the lockdown period,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, March 25, 2020 2:32:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “We should put behind us the debates that took place before March 24 and look upon the nationwide lockdown as the beginning of a new battle in which the people are the foot soldiers and the PM is the Commander. We owe a duty to extend our total support to the Prime Minister and the Central and State governments,” External link

thehindu Wednesday, March 25, 2020 1:36:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “We should put behind us the debates that took place before March 24 and look upon the nationwide lockdown as the beginning of a new battle in which the people are the foot soldiers and the PM is the Commander. We owe a duty to extend our total support to the Prime Minister and the Central and State governments,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, March 25, 2020 12:54:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram wrote : "In effect, the PM has asked the people to wage the war against Covid with moral armaments," External link

thenational Friday, March 20, 2020 4:15:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "I have offered our support to the PM's announcements yesterday, but I am absolutely certain that the PM will have no option but to come back with tougher social and economic measures," External link

news-yahoo-in Friday, March 20, 2020 9:55:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "Yesterday, I got the impression that PM was testing the waters. He should act boldly. The war against coronavirus cannot be fought with moral armaments," External link

news-yahoo-in Friday, March 20, 2020 9:55:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “I have offered our support to the PM’s announcements yesterday, but I am absolutely certain that the PM will have no option but to come back with tougher social and economic measures,” External link

financialexpress Friday, March 20, 2020 8:47:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “Yesterday, I got the impression that PM was testing the waters. He should act boldly. The war against coronavirus cannot be fought with moral armaments,” External link

financialexpress Friday, March 20, 2020 8:47:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about Director General ) : "After WHO Director General’s statement yesterday, there should be no hesitation in ordering an immediate lockdown of all our towns and cities for 2-4 weeks" "Even after we have witnessed what is happening in Italy, Iran and Spain, why is the government refusing to take the logical step of a lockdown?" External link

outlookindia Thursday, March 19, 2020 8:26:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “What will the PM announce at 8 pm today? I will be disappointed if the PM did not announce a total lockdown, at least of all towns and cities, for a period of 2-4 weeks. Anything less will be letting down this country,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, March 19, 2020 3:24:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “Elections to the Rajya Sabha are intended to be held according to respective party strengths through open voting. BJP is wrecking the law. Shame,” External link

thehindu Monday, March 16, 2020 9:03:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "As if India did not face enough crises -- economy, coronavirus, bank failures -- the BJP is manufacturing crises in Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat. Shame," External link

business-standard Monday, March 16, 2020 6:53:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about Yes Bank ) : “As expected the market has taken a dim view of the virtually coerced investment by SBI and private sector banks in the equity of the failed YES Bank... The and Nifty are also reacting adversely to the government’s handling of the challenge” External link

business-standard Monday, March 16, 2020 12:31:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “There may be advantage in doing a video conference with member nations. But I think it is more important for the PM to confer immediately with the chief ministers... I think the states are ahead of the Centre in handling the crisis. The time has come for the central government to take firmer, bolder and tougher measures” External link

business-standard Monday, March 16, 2020 12:31:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram told : "The government is not doing enough on coronavirus. I have no quarrels if the Prime Minister wants a meeting with the SAARC or G-20 countries it may have some benefits. But the question is whether we are behind or ahead of the curve. My feeling is that the states are taking better measures whereas the Centre is very diffident. There should be a video conference between the Prime Ministers and Chief Ministers," External link

business-standard Monday, March 16, 2020 12:31:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "Sensex is just one indicator, while its decline should worry us we should ask more fundamental questions. What has the government done today, it has increased the excise duty on petrol and diesel by Rs 3 per litre. The transport industry is already down because of low demand and their earnings are down already," "This is not the time to suppress demand, it is the time to stimulate. The government is doing exactly the opposite," External link

business-standard Monday, March 16, 2020 12:31:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “Dr. Farooq Abdullah, welcome to freedom. What was the justification to keep him in detention without charges for 7 months? If there was justification (there was none), what is the reason for releasing him today? Despotism and arbitrariness constitute the Rule of Law in J&K. And this virus is spreading to many states in India,” External link

thehindu Friday, March 13, 2020 7:18:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about Farooq Abdullah ) : "Dr Farooq Abdullah, welcome to freedom. What was the justification to keep him in detention without charges for 7 months? If there was justification (there was none), what is the reason for releasing him today?" External link

business-standard Friday, March 13, 2020 6:55:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about Farooq Abdullah ) : "Dr Farooq Abdullah, welcome to freedom. What was the justification to keep him in detention without charges for 7 months? If there was justification (there was none), what is the reason for releasing him today?" External link

timesofindia Friday, March 13, 2020 4:16:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “How did the loan increase from Rs 55,000 crore in March 2014 to Rs 2,41,000 crore in March 2019,” External link

news-yahoo-in Friday, March 13, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about Farooq Abdullah ) : "Dr Farooq Abdullah, welcome to freedom. What was the justification to keep him in detention without charges for 7 months? If there was justification (there was none), what is the reason for releasing him today?" External link

economictimes Friday, March 13, 2020 4:05:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about Farooq Abdullah ) : "Dr Farooq Abdullah, welcome to freedom. What was the justification to keep him in detention without charges for 7 months? If there was justification (there was none), what is the reason for releasing him today?" External link

business-standard Friday, March 13, 2020 3:54:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "The best judge of the management of the economy is the market - not the FM nor any ex-FM nor any newspaper. Even allowing for the effect of the coronavirus threat, it is noteworthy that yesterday Sensex fell by 884 points," External link

outlookindia Monday, March 9, 2020 12:57:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram noted : "The reason is atrocious, the ban is even more atrocious. Thankfully wiser counsel prevailed and lifted the ban at about 9.30 or 10 this morning," External link

newindianexpress Sunday, March 8, 2020 7:06:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about YV Reddy ) : "There are other options that can be explored in consultation with former Governors Dr C Rangarajan and Dr YV Reddy," External link

business-standard Saturday, March 7, 2020 7:02:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram asked ( about Yes Bank ) : “Did no one in RBI and government read the balance sheet of the bank at the end of every year? Why did nothing change after CEO was replaced and a new CEO appointed…Why did nothing change after a former Deputy Governor of RBI was appointed to Board of YES Bank in May 2019?” External link

expressindia Saturday, March 7, 2020 5:53:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about Yes Bank ) : “It would be better for SBI to take over, on RBI’s order, Yes Bank’s loan book at Rs 1 and to assure depositors that their money will be returned,” External link

expressindia Saturday, March 7, 2020 5:53:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "The best judge of the management of the economy is the market - not the FM nor any ex-FM nor any newspaper. Even allowing for the effect of the coronavirus threat, it is noteworthy that yesterday Sensex fell by 884 points," External link

firstpost Saturday, March 7, 2020 5:53:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about Yes Bank ) : “Market is the best judge of any financial institution. Not any finance minister, not any newspaper. Yes Bank shares are now worthless. Instead of buying stake in Yes Bank, the State Bank of India can take over the loan book of Yes Bank and recover its dues as much as possible,” External link

india Saturday, March 7, 2020 5:07:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “The loan book was allowed to grow 35 per cent a year despite RBI watch,” External link

india Saturday, March 7, 2020 5:07:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "The best judge of the management of the economy is the market - not the FM nor any ex-FM nor any newspaper. Even allowing for the effect of the coronavirus threat, it is noteworthy that yesterday Sensex fell by 884 points," External link

news18 Saturday, March 7, 2020 4:42:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram asserted : "The SBI plan of purchasing a bank with zero net value at Rs 10 per share is bizarre. I don't get the impression that SBI was a volunteer in the rescue act. Just as LIC wasn't for IDBI. These are command performances," External link

business-standard Saturday, March 7, 2020 3:59:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about Yes Bank ) : “The Yes Bank fiasco is only part of the mismanagement of financial institutions under the watch of the BJP government,” External link

Hindu Saturday, March 7, 2020 3:57:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about Yes Bank ) : “This is bizarre, when the net worth of the Bank is perhaps zero,” External link

Hindu Saturday, March 7, 2020 3:57:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about Nirmala Sitharaman ) : “Sometimes when I listen to Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman I feel that UPA is still in power and I am the Finance Minister while she is in Opposition” External link

Hindu Saturday, March 7, 2020 3:57:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “When every commercial bank submits its balance sheet to the RBI at regular intervals, how no one in the RBI and government or any other auditor did not notice a jump in the loan book ?” External link

financialexpress Saturday, March 7, 2020 2:53:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about Yes Bank ) : "BJP has been in power for six years. Their ability to govern and regulate financial institutions stands exposed. First, it was PMC Bank. Now it is YES Bank. Is the government concerned at all? Can it shirk its responsibility? Is there a third bank in the line?," External link

outlookindia Saturday, March 7, 2020 1:59:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “Shut down order against two TV channels is an unconstitutional interference with the freedom of the Press,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, March 7, 2020 7:44:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about Yes Bank ) : "As expected, the Finance Minister has indirectly blamed the UPA for the near collapse of Yes Bank contrary to her own claim that the crisis started in 2017. Did you notice that the Finance Minister did not acknowledge the numbers of the loan book of Yes Bank? Did you notice that Finance Minister did not explain how the loan book miraculously jumped from Rs 55,633 crore in March 2014 to Rs 2,41,999 crore in March 2019?" External link

business-standard Saturday, March 7, 2020 12:47:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram asked ( about Yes Bank ) : "When overall bank credit during the above period grew by about 10 per cent, how did YES BANK's loan book grow by about 35 per cent?" External link

business-standard Friday, March 6, 2020 9:40:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about Yes Bank ) : “BJP has been in power for six years. Their ability to govern and regulate financial institutions stands exposed. First, it was PMC Bank. Now it is YES Bank. Is the government concerned at all? Can it shirk its responsibility? Is there a third bank in the line?,” External link

thehindu Friday, March 6, 2020 8:56:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about Yes Bank ) : “BJP has been in power for six years. Their ability to govern and regulate financial institutions stands exposed. First, it was PMC Bank . Now it is YES Bank. Is the government concerned at all? Can it shirk its responsibility? Is there a third bank in the line?” External link

timesofindia Friday, March 6, 2020 8:34:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram asked ( about Yes Bank ) : “When overall bank credit during the above period grew by about 10%, how did YES BANK’s loan book grow by about 35%?” External link

timesofindia Friday, March 6, 2020 8:34:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about Yes Bank ) : “BJP has been in power for six years. Their ability to govern and regulate financial institutions stands exposed. First, it was PMC Bank. Now it is YES Bank. Is the government concerned at all? Can it shirk its responsibility? Is there a third bank in the line?,” External link

Hindu Friday, March 6, 2020 7:42:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram asked : "I understand Finance Minister has made a statement blaming the UPA. That's normal for a government living in ignorance. Does the Finance Minister know the numbers that I have tweeted? If she does, will she please explain how the loan book jumped in five years from Rs 55,633 crore to Rs 2,41,499 crore? Who knows, FM may blame the UPA for the miraculous jump between 2014 and 2019!" External link

polandsun Friday, March 6, 2020 7:33:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram told : "It shows completely regulatory failure and I wonder if this is the end or there will be more in the line. Yet the government keeps absolute silence. PMC bank depositors are agitating every day before RBI offices in Mumbai. But the government did not respond," External link

firstpost Friday, March 6, 2020 6:43:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram wrote ( about Yes Bank ) : “Did you notice that the FM did not acknowledge the numbers of the loan book of YES Bank? Did you notice that FM did not explain how the loan book miraculously jumped from Rs 55,633 crore in March 2014 to Rs 2,41,999 crore in March 2019?” External link

india Friday, March 6, 2020 4:37:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram wrote : “FM was focused on what happened during the UPA. What happened was UPA did not allow any bank to reach a state of collapse. Under UPA, weak banks were merged with other banks well in time to avoid a crisis,” “The decisions to merge were taken by RBI Governors Dr C Rangarajan and Dr Y V Reddy. Why doesn’t the FM call them and ask them to explain their decisions? She might find that the decisions were correct and taken by competent Governors,” External link

india Friday, March 6, 2020 4:37:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about Yes Bank ) : "BJP has been in power for six years. Their ability to govern and regulate financial institutions stands exposed. First, it was PMC Bank. Now it is YES Bank. Is the government concerned at all? Can it shirk its responsibility? Is there a third bank in the line?" External link

news-yahoo-in Friday, March 6, 2020 3:36:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about Yes Bank ) : "BJP has been in power for six years. Their ability to govern and regulate financial institutions stands exposed. First, it was PMC Bank. Now it is YES Bank. Is the government concerned at all? Can it shirk its responsibility? Is there a third bank in the line?," External link

business-standard Friday, March 6, 2020 3:33:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram added : "Is there a third bank in the line?" External link

news-yahoo-in Friday, March 6, 2020 3:07:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram asked ( about Yes Bank ) : "When overall bank credit during the above period grew by about 10 per cent, how did YES BANK's loan book grow by about 35 per cent?," External link

timesofindia Friday, March 6, 2020 3:00:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram told : "It shows completely regulatory failure and I wonder if this is the end or there will be more in the line. Yet the government keeps absolute silence. PMC bank depositors are agitating every day before RBI offices in Mumbai. But the government did not respond," External link

business-standard Friday, March 6, 2020 12:28:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram told : "It shows completely regulatory failure and I wonder if this is the end or there will be more in the line. Yet the government keeps absolute silence. PMC bank depositors are agitating every day before RBI offices in Mumbai. But the government did not respond," External link

irishsun Friday, March 6, 2020 11:16:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram told : "It shows completely regulatory failure and I wonder if this is the end or there will be more in the line. Yet the government keeps absolute silence. PMC bank depositors are agitating every day before RBI offices in Mumbai. But the government did not respond," External link

timesofindia Friday, March 6, 2020 10:14:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “What the people of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh require is freedom. The people of Kashmir need restoration of their human rights. Only a free society, people breathing free air can enjoy the fruit of development and participate in the development process. If they think they can take away freedom and substitute with money, they are completely wrong” External link

pakobserver Thursday, March 5, 2020 4:25:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “I am sorry, you are underestimating the police. I had no knowledge of any complaint lodged by Mr. Anbalagan. On Saravanan’s complaint, I was told that action will be taken in accordance with law. Immediately, I left Manamadurai police station” External link

Hindu Wednesday, March 4, 2020 10:51:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram wrote : "FM said she is happy about the 'steadying' of the economy. What she probably meant was the 'steady' decline in the GDP growth rate. The growth rates in the last SEVEN quarters were 8.0; 7.0; 6.5; 5.7; 5.6; 5.1 and 4.7. Steady decline !" External link

irishsun Saturday, February 29, 2020 8:55:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram wrote : "FM said she is happy about the 'steadying' of the economy. What she probably meant was the 'steady' decline in the GDP growth rate. The growth rates in the last SEVEN quarters were 8.0; 7.0; 6.5; 5.7; 5.6; 5.1 and 4.7. Steady decline !" External link

business-standard Saturday, February 29, 2020 7:49:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "Even now it is not too late. The government should listen to the voices of the anti-CAA protesters and declare that the CAA will be kept in abeyance until the Supreme Court pronounced on its validity," "India has lived with the Citizenship Act 1955 without the amendment. Why does the Act need an amendment now? The amendment (CAA) should be abandoned forthwith," External link

business-standard Tuesday, February 25, 2020 12:35:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "It is not a battle between Muslims and Central Government. But, it is a battle between the people of India and BJP. We are supposed to speak about the economy. However, we are talking about CAA and NRC. Why? Because protest is going on everywhere," External link

business-standard Monday, February 24, 2020 5:48:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “AAP won, bluff and bluster lost. The people of Delhi, who are from all parts of India, have defeated the polarising, divisive and dangerous agenda of the BJP” External link

Hindu Sunday, February 23, 2020 11:58:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “The Ministers are lying [when they say] that no Indian citizen will be affected by the CAA. If no one is going to get affected, why do you need a new law? Any law will benefit some and will affect some,” External link

Hindu Sunday, February 23, 2020 10:16:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “We will know who this Act will affect and who [it] will not affect at the courts. The NRC is definitely not needed, the NPR should be scrapped and the CAA should be cancelled or the Supreme Court should hold it invalid,” External link

Hindu Sunday, February 23, 2020 10:16:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram asked : “There are countries in the world that have stopped illegal immigration. But there is no country that has evicted 19 lakh people. If [Prime Minister] Mr. Modi has any doubt, he can check with [U.S. President] Mr. Trump on this. Mr. Trump has been saying illegal immigrants from Mexico must be evicted. Have they been able to evict even one [person]?” External link

Hindu Sunday, February 23, 2020 10:16:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "I disagree in the following manner — the patient (economy) is being wheeled into the ICU, the patient is being stopped just outside the ICU and is being looked at by incompetent doctors," External link

firstpost Wednesday, February 19, 2020 9:51:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "I disagree in the following manner -- the patient (economy) is being wheeled into the ICU, the patient is being stopped just outside the ICU and is being looked at by incompetent doctors," External link

newindianexpress Wednesday, February 19, 2020 8:48:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “We are living in denial and we are ignoring two big elephants in the room -- one is rising unemployment and the other is fall in consumption. Unemployment rises, consumption falls, the Indian economy becomes poorer and not richer,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, February 19, 2020 7:54:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "When they touch the excluded... they will only be Muslims, try to identify and throw them out, declare them stateless, there must be a huge mass movement resisting any Muslim being thrown out or kept in detention camps," External link

timesofindia Friday, February 14, 2020 3:11:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “The CAA was brought to accommodate 1.2 million Hindus out of the 1.9 million people, who could not be included in the final NRC in Assam” “The NPR (National Population Register) again was brought in with a mischievous intent since its form is asking the birthplaces of you and your parents. There are so many people in India whose parents were born in Pakistan or Bangladesh. They will try to identify these people and mark them doubtful,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, February 14, 2020 1:20:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "NPR will be defeated if there is enough popular mobilization in every state and the states decide they will not implement it. NPR cannot be done without the participation of the states," External link

timesofindia Thursday, February 13, 2020 8:55:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "They have cut the foundation of India's citizenship premise by saying that citizenship will be given based on religion. You are changing the basis of citizenship from territory to religion," External link

timesofindia Thursday, February 13, 2020 8:55:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram wrote : "AAP won, bluff and bluster lost. The people of Delhi, who are from all parts of India, have defeated the polarising, divisive and dangerous agenda of the BJP. I salute the people of Delhi who have set an example to other states that will hold their elections in 2021 and 2022," External link

dnaindia Wednesday, February 12, 2020 12:49:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "AAP won, bluff and bluster lost. The people of Delhi, who are from all parts of India, have defeated the polarising, divisive and dangerous agenda of the BJP. I salute the people of Delhi who have set an example to other states that will hold their elections in 2021 and 2022," External link

economictimes Tuesday, February 11, 2020 10:51:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “AAP won, bluff and bluster lost. The people of Delhi, who are from all parts of India, have defeated the polarising, divisive and dangerous agenda of the BJP. I salute the people of Delhi who have set an example to other states that will hold their elections in 2021 and 2022,” External link

india Tuesday, February 11, 2020 9:38:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "Remember, when Delhi voted, millions of Malayalees, Tamils, Telugus, Bengalis, Gujaratis and people who came from other states of India voted. If the voters represent the views of the states they came from, the Delhi vote is a booster for the confidence of the Opposition that the BJP can be defeated in every state," External link

business-standard Tuesday, February 11, 2020 6:10:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “The&nbsp;only way to revive demand is to put money in the hands of people and not in the hands of corporates,” External link

forbes Tuesday, February 11, 2020 5:13:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “The only way to revive demand is to put money in the hands of people and not in the hands of corporates,” External link

forbes Tuesday, February 11, 2020 5:13:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "I am so glad that people have rejected their attempts to convince them in wrong things. BJP has hopelessly failed in carrying the mischievous message that it wanted to carry to the people," External link

business-standard Tuesday, February 11, 2020 3:08:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “The AAP won, bluff and bluster lost. The people of Delhi, who are from all parts of India, have defeated the polarising, divisive and dangerous agenda of the BJP. I salute the people of Delhi who have set an example to other states that will hold their elections in 2021 and 2022,” External link

india Tuesday, February 11, 2020 3:07:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "I would say the patient has been kept out of the ICU and incompetent doctors are looking at the patient," "It is dangerous to have a patient out of ICU and being looked upon by incompetent doctors. What is the point of standing around and chanting slogan 'Sab ka saath, sab ka vishwas'," External link

asianage Tuesday, February 11, 2020 10:35:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "I would say the patient has been kept out of the ICU and incompetent doctors are looking at the patient," "It is dangerous to have a patient out of the ICU and being looked upon by incompetent doctors. What is the point standing around and chanting slogan 'Sab ka Saath, Sab ka Vishwas'," External link

business-standard Monday, February 10, 2020 2:42:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "It is living in denial. It simply does not accept that the state of the economy is extremely bad," External link

business-standard Monday, February 10, 2020 2:42:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "The BJP government of Uttarakhand put forward the argument that was accepted by the Court. BJP must own up to the judgement and tell us if it will allow the declaration of law to remain unchallenged," External link

business-standard Monday, February 10, 2020 2:42:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “The BJP government of Uttarakhand put forward the argument that was accepted by the Court. BJP must own up to the judgement and tell us if it will allow the declaration of law to remain unchallenged,” External link

thehindu Monday, February 10, 2020 1:46:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "I would say the patient has been kept out of ICU and incompetent doctors are looking at the patient," External link

newindianexpress Monday, February 10, 2020 1:03:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “I would say the patient has been kept out of ICU and incompetent doctors are looking at the patient,” “It is dangerous to have a patient out of ICU and being looked upon by incompetent doctors. What is the point standing around and chanting slogan ‘Sab ka saath, sab ka vishwas’,” External link

financialexpress Monday, February 10, 2020 12:28:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "I would say the patient has been kept out of ICU and incompetent doctors are looking at the patient," "It is dangerous to have a patient out of ICU and being looked upon by incompetent doctors. What is the point standing around and chanting slogan 'Sab ka saath, sab ka vishwas'," External link

timesofindia Monday, February 10, 2020 11:29:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "I think we are keeping many, many more troops in Kashmir than I would ever accept as necessary. I think it is wrong. We should thin out our troops deployment in Kashmir. More than that, I think we should give back freedom to the people of the Kashmir valley," External link

business-standard Saturday, February 8, 2020 7:57:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “I think we are keeping many, many more troops in Kashmir than I would ever accept as necessary. I think it is wrong. We should thin out our troops deployment in Kashmir. More than that, I think we should give back freedom to the people of the Kashmir valley,” External link

financialexpress Saturday, February 8, 2020 6:12:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "I think we are keeping many, many more troops in Kashmir than I would ever accept as necessary. I think it is wrong. We should thin out our troops deployment in Kashmir. More than that, I think we should give back freedom to the people of the Kashmir Valley," External link

timesofindia Saturday, February 8, 2020 5:43:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "Worldwide, India's stock has plummeted... All over the world people are questioning India's commitment to be a democratic country. All the goodwill that was built over the last 40 years has been destroyed by this one mischievous and malicious Act and this must go," External link

business-standard Saturday, February 8, 2020 1:36:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "According to the United States Committee for Refugees and Immigrants, the most persecuted community in the world is Rohingya in Myanmar," External link

business-standard Saturday, February 8, 2020 1:36:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “Shocked and devastated by the cruel invocation of the Public Safety Act against Omar Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti and others,” External link

theglobeandmail Friday, February 7, 2020 5:18:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "Shocked and devastated by the cruel invocation of the Public Safety Act against Omar Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti and others," External link

irishsun Friday, February 7, 2020 3:10:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “Shocked and devastated by the cruel invocation of the Public Safety Act against Omar Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti and others,” External link

thehimalayantimes Friday, February 7, 2020 2:38:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “Shocked and devastated by the cruel invocation of the Public Safety Act against Omar Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti and others,” External link

voanews-sw Friday, February 7, 2020 2:25:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “Shocked and devastated by the cruel invocation of the Public Safety Act against Omar Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti and others,” External link

egyptindependent Friday, February 7, 2020 1:59:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “Shocked and devastated by the cruel invocation of the Public Safety Act against Omar Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti and others,” External link

voanews Friday, February 7, 2020 1:54:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "Shocked and devastated by the cruel invocation of the Public Safety Act against Omar Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti and others," External link

brownsvilleherald Friday, February 7, 2020 1:03:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "Shocked and devastated by the cruel invocation of the Public Safety Act against Omar Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti and others," External link

eagletribune Friday, February 7, 2020 12:07:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "Shocked and devastated by the cruel invocation of the Public Safety Act against Omar Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti and others," External link

click2houston Friday, February 7, 2020 11:45:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "Shocked and devastated by the cruel invocation of the Public Safety Act against Omar Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti and others," External link

ABCnews Friday, February 7, 2020 11:38:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "Shocked and devastated by the cruel invocation of the Public Safety Act against Omar Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti and others," External link

beaumontenterprise Friday, February 7, 2020 11:35:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "Shocked and devastated by the cruel invocation of the Public Safety Act against Omar Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti and others," External link

news4jax Friday, February 7, 2020 11:31:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "Shocked and devastated by the cruel invocation of the Public Safety Act against Omar Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti and others," External link

startribune Friday, February 7, 2020 11:11:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “Shocked and devastated by the cruel invocation of the Public Safety Act against Omar Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti and others,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, February 7, 2020 11:10:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “detention without charges is the worst abomination in a democracy” External link

india Friday, February 7, 2020 8:59:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “Detention without charges is the worst abomination in a democracy,” External link

india Friday, February 7, 2020 8:59:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram asked : “Detention without charges is the worst abomination in a democracy. When unjust laws are passed or unjust laws are invoked, what option do the people have than to protest peacefully?” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, February 7, 2020 6:46:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram added : “This Budget is like a movie which bombed after the first show. It’s unfortunate that so many heads come together and wrote a marathon speech and yet the people are left in the dark about what is it that the government wanted to say,” External link

india Tuesday, February 4, 2020 5:20:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “Only mass consumption will stimulate demand, not that of elite. The government’s decision to cut off Rs 1.45 lakh crore Corporate tax would only benefit some 150 to 200 companies, which will not help to revive the economy and the demand will be further constrained,” External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, February 4, 2020 4:53:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "To begin with, the doctor has to acknowledge the patient is ill. Unless the doctor faces the truth about the state of the patient how can the doctor prescribe a treatment," External link

business-standard Tuesday, February 4, 2020 12:24:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "Therefore the Finance Minister should have asked her team that if this is the state of affair, give me a reason for this," External link

business-standard Tuesday, February 4, 2020 12:24:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “After 160 minutes of Finance Minister’s Budget speech, there was no narrative in the Budget. The government is still in the denial mode about the challenges faced by the economy,” External link

thehindu Monday, February 3, 2020 11:38:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "Did the FM read the Economic Survey? Was the chief economic adviser privy to the content of the Budget speech? I think the answer to both questions is in the negative," External link

outlookindia Monday, February 3, 2020 11:35:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "It was a laundry list of old (that is current) programmes. I am pretty certain that even the most loyal BJP MP or supporter cannot latch on to any idea or statement in the Budget speech and take it to the people," External link

outlookindia Monday, February 3, 2020 11:35:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "You did not ask for such a budget and you did not deserve such a budget for voting the BJP to power. But you have to live with it until the government is forced to revisit it, as it did in 2019," External link

outlookindia Monday, February 3, 2020 11:35:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “The government is in complete denial that the economy faces a grave macro-economic challenge and the growth rate has declined in six successive quarters. There is nothing in the Budget that leads us to believe that the growth will revive in 2020-21. The claim of 6 to 6.5 per cent growth next year is astonishing and even irresponsible” External link

asianage Sunday, February 2, 2020 7:27:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “We would welcome any relief to the lower brackets. But only when you trade off the exemption then you can come to know the actual relief” External link

asianage Sunday, February 2, 2020 7:27:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “Food subsidy has been reduced, fertiliser subsidy has been reduced, petroleum subsidy shows a marginal increase because of anticipated increase in oil prices. It appears that the people will not get any relief on the price front,” External link

economictimes Sunday, February 2, 2020 7:06:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “As far as LIC is concerned, it is highly debatable. To assume that every public sector must go through disinvestment, partial or whole, is wrong. LIC increased its share of first premium income in the last year as reported by its chairman. It gained in stiff competition with strong private sector players. We will internally debate, and will give our view on the floor of the House,” External link

economictimes Sunday, February 2, 2020 7:06:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “Did the FM read the economic survey? Was the chief economic adviser privy to the contents of the budget speech? I think the answer to both questions is in the negative” External link

economictimes Sunday, February 2, 2020 7:06:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “The government has given up on reviving the economy or accelerating the growth rate or promoting private investment or increasing efficiency or creating jobs or winning a greater share of world trade,” External link

HindustanTimes Sunday, February 2, 2020 3:07:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “You did not ask for such a budget and you did not deserve such a budget for voting the BJP to power. But you have to live with it until the government is forced to revisit it, as it did in 2019,” External link

HindustanTimes Sunday, February 2, 2020 3:07:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "Money is no substitute for democratic freedom for the people of J&K and Ladakh. The people of the Kashmir Valley require freedom, the restoration of human rights. Only a free society, people breathing free air can enjoy the fruits of development and participate in the development process. Money is no substitute for freedom," "If they think that they can take away freedom, and then substitute it with money, they are completely wrong. I will restore freedom first and then give money," External link

business-standard Saturday, February 1, 2020 8:08:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "The world has taken note of the fact that India has denied freedom to 75 lakh people in the Kashmir Valley for over 6 months. The first thing that the government should do is to restore their freedom, it is only after you restore freedom, you can talk about other things like money or poetry," External link

business-standard Saturday, February 1, 2020 8:08:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "Money is no substitute for democratic freedom for the people of J&K and Ladakh. The people of the Kashmir Valley require freedom, the restoration of human rights. Only a free society, people breathing free air can enjoy the fruits of development and participate in the development process. Money is no substitute for freedom," "If they think that they can take away freedom, and then substitute it with money, they are completely wrong. I will restore freedom first and then give money," External link

news18 Saturday, February 1, 2020 7:39:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "The world has taken note of the fact that India has denied freedom to 75 lakh people in the Kashmir Valley for over 6 months. The first thing that the government should do is to restore their freedom, it is only after you restore freedom, you can talk about other things like money or poetry," External link

news18 Saturday, February 1, 2020 7:39:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "Did the FM read the Economic Survey? Was the chief economic adviser privy to the content of the Budget speech? I think the answer to both questions is in the negative," External link

firstpost Saturday, February 1, 2020 5:48:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "It was a laundry list of old (that is current) programmes. I am pretty certain that even the most loyal Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP or supporter cannot latch on to any idea or statement in the Budget speech and take it to the people," External link

firstpost Saturday, February 1, 2020 5:48:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "You did not ask for such a budget and you did not deserve such a budget for voting the BJP to power. But you have to live with it until the government is forced to revisit it, as it did in 2019," External link

firstpost Saturday, February 1, 2020 5:48:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "money is no substitute for freedom" External link

business-standard Saturday, February 1, 2020 5:04:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "Money is no substitute for freedom, what the people of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh require is freedom, people of Kashmir valley requires the resurrection of human rights," External link

business-standard Saturday, February 1, 2020 5:04:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "Did the FM read the Economic Survey? Was the chief economic adviser privy to the content of the Budget speech? I think the answer to both questions is in the negative," External link

business-standard Saturday, February 1, 2020 5:04:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "It was a laundry list of old (that is current) programmes. I am pretty certain that even the most loyal BJP MP or supporter cannot latch on to any idea or statement in the Budget speech and take it to the people," External link

business-standard Saturday, February 1, 2020 5:04:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "You did not ask for such a budget and you did not deserve such a budget for voting the BJP to power. But you have to live with it until the government is forced to revisit it, as it did in 2019," External link

business-standard Saturday, February 1, 2020 5:04:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "The government has given up on reviving the economy or accelerating the growth rate or promoting private investment or increasing efficiency or creating jobs or winning a greater share of world trade," External link

expressindia Saturday, February 1, 2020 4:54:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “The government has given up on reviving the economy or accelerating the growth rate or promoting private investment or increasing efficiency or creating jobs or winning a greater share of world trade,” External link

expressindia Saturday, February 1, 2020 4:54:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “It was a laundry list of old (that is current) programmes. I am pretty certain that even the most loyal BJP MP or supporter cannot latch on to any idea or statement in the Budget speech and take it to the people,” External link

expressindia Saturday, February 1, 2020 4:54:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “You did not ask for such a budget and you did not deserve such a budget for voting the BJP to power. But you have to live with it until the government is forced to revisit it, as it did in 2019,” External link

expressindia Saturday, February 1, 2020 4:54:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "People did not deserve such a budget, but will have to live with it until govt is forced to revisit it, as in 2019," External link

firstpost Saturday, February 1, 2020 2:38:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "Did the FM read the Economic Survey? Was the chief economic adviser privy to the content of the Budget speech? I think the answer to both questions is in the negative," External link

news18 Saturday, February 1, 2020 2:36:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "It was a laundry list of old (that is current) programmes. I am pretty certain that even the most loyal BJP MP or supporter cannot latch on to any idea or statement in the Budget speech and take it to the people," “If the ongoing programmes have failed the people, how can throwing more money into the ongoing programmes change anything?” External link

news18 Saturday, February 1, 2020 2:36:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "You did not ask for such a budget and you did not deserve such a budget for voting the BJP to power. But you have to live with it until the government is forced to revisit it, as it did in 2019," External link

news18 Saturday, February 1, 2020 2:36:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “Our youth want jobs. Instead they got the longest budget speech in parliamentary history that said absolutely nothing of consequence” External link

Hindu Saturday, February 1, 2020 2:27:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “I am at a loss to understand what was the message intended to be conveyed by Budget 2020-21. I am also not able to recall any memorable idea or statement in the speech” External link

Hindu Saturday, February 1, 2020 2:27:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “Of course we will welcome any relief given to those in lower bracket. Finally they have thrown some crumbs at the lower income tax bracket” External link

Hindu Saturday, February 1, 2020 2:27:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “Union Finance Minister announced it last year and reiterated this year. Today, the external market conditions are not favourable for a sovereign wealth fund. If the global economy is going to slow down. I doubt that they will be able to raise any money” External link

Hindu Saturday, February 1, 2020 2:27:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram wrote : “The Police Commissioner of Delhi gets an extension on the day there is a shooting in the presence of a substantial police force. Incomprehensible and reprehensible,” External link

Hindu Friday, January 31, 2020 10:44:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "The Police Commissioner of Delhi gets an extension on the day there is a shooting in the presence of a substantial police force Incomprehensible and reprehensible," External link

newindianexpress Friday, January 31, 2020 10:19:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “Remember there was a time when the highest personal income tax rate was brought down to 30% with no surcharge? Sadly, under the BJP government there can be no return to those rates because the BJP has messed up the country’s finances” “Besides, if the FM cuts personal income tax rates (following the cut in the corporate tax rate), it would be wrong at this point of time and will not serve the purpose of reviving demand. The correct tax to cut is GST, but the government has tied itself in knots that it cannot find a way to cut the GST rates,” External link

Hindu Thursday, January 30, 2020 8:21:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "Three things they can speak about in the Delhi elections: CPI has increased from 2 per cent in January 2019 to 7.35 per cent in December 2019. 2. Tax revenues will fall short of budget estimates by Rs 2.5 lakh crore in 2019-20. 3. There will be sharp expenditure cuts in programmes meant for SC, ST, OBC, minorities and women and children," External link

news18 Wednesday, January 29, 2020 7:41:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "we were wrong, we are sorry" "The government has suddenly discovered that 'loans granted after appropriate appraisal can turn out to be non-performing'," External link

news18 Wednesday, January 29, 2020 7:41:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "No banker wants to lend. That is the hard truth. Nothing that the BJP government will do now including ring fencing will revive the culture of lending that has been practically destroyed," External link

news18 Wednesday, January 29, 2020 7:41:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "Three things they can speak about in the Delhi elections: CPI has increased from 2 per cent in January 2019 to 7.35 per cent in December 2019. 2. Tax revenues will fall short of budget estimates by Rs 2.5 lakh crore in 2019-20. 3. There will be sharp expenditure cuts in programmes meant for SC, ST, OBC, minorities and women and children," External link

business-standard Wednesday, January 29, 2020 12:41:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "Now, the Law Minister calls the protesters at Shaheen Bagh as part of the tukde tukde gang. The real tukde tukde gang is the ruling party that is determined to divide India on religious lines," External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, January 28, 2020 8:20:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about Chief Minister ) : "Now, the Law Minister calls the protesters at Shaheen Bagh as part of the tukde tukde gang. The real tukde tukde gang is the ruling party that is determined to divide India on religious lines," External link

business-standard Monday, January 27, 2020 8:24:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about Chief Minister ) : "Now, the Law Minister calls the protesters at Shaheen Bagh as part of the tukde tukde gang. The real tukde tukde gang is the ruling party that is determined to divide India on religious lines," External link

business-standard Monday, January 27, 2020 8:24:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “Now, the Law Minister calls the protesters at Shaheen Bagh as part of the tukde tukde gang. The real tukde tukde gang is the ruling party that is determined to divide India on religious lines,” External link

financialexpress Monday, January 27, 2020 7:26:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "Now, the Law Minister calls the protesters at Shaheen Bagh as part of the tukde tukde gang. The real tukde tukde gang is the ruling party that is determined to divide India on religious lines," External link

business-standard Monday, January 27, 2020 5:23:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "Now, the Law Minister calls the protesters at Shaheen Bagh as part of the tukde tukde gang. The real tukde tukde gang is the ruling party that is determined to divide India on religious lines," External link

news18 Monday, January 27, 2020 5:08:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "Getting rid of Shaheen Bagh amounts to getting rid of Ahimsa and Satyagraha," External link

newindianexpress Monday, January 27, 2020 7:49:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "Getting rid of Shaheen Bagh amounts to getting rid of Ahimsa and Satyagraha," External link

news18 Monday, January 27, 2020 5:14:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “The Congress is opposing the CAA not for what it says but for what it does not say – that the Muslims have been excluded and will not get citizenship,” External link

Hindu Saturday, January 25, 2020 10:02:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram stating : “democracy has eroded and those in power are the real tukde tukde gang” External link

thehindu Thursday, January 23, 2020 5:54:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “India has slipped 10 places in the Democracy Index. Anyone who has closely observed the events of the last two years knows that democracy has been eroded and democratic institutions have been debilitated. Those who are in power are the real tukde tukde gang,” “The world is alarmed by the direction India is taking. Every patriotic Indian should be alarmed too,” External link

thehindu Thursday, January 23, 2020 5:54:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram stating : “democracy has eroded and those in power are the real tukde tukde gang” External link

Hindu Thursday, January 23, 2020 5:33:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “India has slipped 10 places in the Democracy Index. Anyone who has closely observed the events of the last two years knows that democracy has been eroded and democratic institutions have been debilitated. Those who are in power are the real tukde tukde gang,” “The world is alarmed by the direction India is taking. Every patriotic Indian should be alarmed too,” External link

Hindu Thursday, January 23, 2020 5:33:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "India has slipped 10 places in the Democracy Index. Anyone who has closely observed the events of the last two years knows that democracy has been eroded and democratic institutions have been debilitated those who are in power are the real tukde tukde gang," External link

newindianexpress Thursday, January 23, 2020 1:26:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "The world is alarmed by the direction India is taking. Every patriotic Indian should be alarmed too," External link

newindianexpress Thursday, January 23, 2020 1:26:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “Those who are in power are the real ‘tukde tukde’ gang,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, January 23, 2020 11:43:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “He should respond to current issues. Is he supporting or opposing the CAA? Is he condemning the mayhem at the Jawaharlal Nehru University? Is he supporting Demonetisation and GST or not? In Kashmir three former Chief Ministers are under house arrest for months together. Does he welcome these things or not?” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, January 22, 2020 7:21:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “Reality check from IMF. Growth in 2019-20 will be below 5 per cent, at 4.8 per cent,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, January 21, 2020 2:42:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about Gita Gopinath ) : “I suppose we must prepare ourselves for an attack by government ministers on the IMF and Dr Gita Gopinath,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, January 21, 2020 2:42:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "Reality check from IMF. Growth in 2019-20 will be BELOW 5 per cent at 4.8 per cent," External link

news-yahoo-in Tuesday, January 21, 2020 1:09:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about Gita Gopinath ) : "I suppose we must prepare ourselves for an attack by government ministers on the IMF and Dr Gita Gopinath," External link

news-yahoo-in Tuesday, January 21, 2020 1:09:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “Reality check from IMF. Growth in 2019-20 will be below 5 per cent, at 4.8 per cent,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, January 21, 2020 12:32:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about Gita Gopinath ) : “I suppose we must prepare ourselves for an attack by government ministers on the IMF and Dr Gita Gopinath,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, January 21, 2020 12:32:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "Reality check from IMF. Growth in 2019-20 will be BELOW 5 per cent at 4.8 per cent," External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, January 21, 2020 10:30:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about Gita Gopinath ) : "I suppose we must prepare ourselves for an attack by government ministers on the IMF and Dr Gita Gopinath," External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, January 21, 2020 10:30:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "Reality check from IMF. Growth in 2019-20 will be BELOW 5 per cent at 4.8 per cent," External link

business-standard Tuesday, January 21, 2020 10:30:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about Gita Gopinath ) : "I suppose we must prepare ourselves for an attack by government ministers on the IMF and Dr Gita Gopinath," External link

business-standard Tuesday, January 21, 2020 10:30:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about Gita Gopinath ) : "IMF Chief Economist Gita Gopinath was one of the first to denounce demonetisation. I suppose we must prepare ourselves for an attack by government ministers on the IMF and Dr Gita Gopinath”. He also said the revision was " External link

news18 Tuesday, January 21, 2020 9:03:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "The nation is engrossed with the anti-CAA, anti-NPR protests. Both present a clear and present danger," External link

news18 Tuesday, January 21, 2020 9:03:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about Narendra Modi ) : "The circle of incompetent management is complete. Mr Narendra Modi's government started in July 2014 with CPI inflation at 7.39 per cent. In December 2019, it was 7.35 per cent," "Food inflation stands at 14.12 per cent. Vegetable prices are up 60 per cent. Onion prices are over Rs 100 per kg. This is the 'achhe din' promised by the BJP," External link

news18 Tuesday, January 21, 2020 9:03:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “Participation does not mean acquiescence. The Centre invites the officers of the state government to state its case as to why NPR should be rolled out. The officers of the state government go and attend the meeting to find out what the views of the Census Commissioner are. They place on the table why they are opposing the NPR. That’s the correct thing to do,” External link

expressindia Sunday, January 19, 2020 8:00:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram told : "I want all opposition parties to realize the gravity of the issue at stake and come together on one platform," External link

business-standard Saturday, January 18, 2020 6:22:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about Congress Working Committee ) : "We are fighting CAA and NPR. Sometimes we fight together, sometimes separately. Congress party in Bengal is working with other Left parties in fighting CAA and NPR. At the district level, Congress is working with other Left parties," External link

business-standard Saturday, January 18, 2020 6:22:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "Congress will take this forward in all parts of the state and explain the mischief behind NPR," External link

dnaindia Saturday, January 18, 2020 4:58:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "We are fighting against the NPR and the CAA. Sometimes we fight together, sometimes separately. We are working with Left parties as well. What matters is that we are fighting against it. 20 parties attended the meeting, some didn't. What is important is that we are fighting," "I want all opposition parties to realize the gravity of the issue at stake and come together on one platform," External link

dnaindia Saturday, January 18, 2020 4:58:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
finance minister76.19%EN12/02/201302/12/2013
ministre des finances1.59%FR09/18/201318/09/2013
minister5.82%NL04/09/201009/04/2010
minister5.82%SL04/09/201009/04/2010
minister5.82%EN04/09/201009/04/2010
ministra2.12%SL04/07/200907/04/2009
ministro1.06%PT12/05/200805/12/2008
ministro1.06%ES12/05/200805/12/2008
ministro indiano0.53%PT04/13/200813/04/2008
Names Lang Count
P ChidambaramEN18.92%
P. ChidambaramEN12.28%
P ChidambaramES11.58%
P ChidambaramPT11.58%
P. ChidambaramFR6.57%
P. ChidambaramPT6.51%
P. ChidambaramDE6.49%
P. ChidambaramSV6.49%
Palaniappan ChidambaramEN3.78%
Palaniappan ChidambaramFR3.59%
Palaniappan ChidambaramEU3.51%
Palaniappan ChidambaramPT3.51%
Palaniappan ChidambaramES3.51%
بالانيابان تشيدامبارامAR0.51%
Паланьяппан ЧидамбарамRU0.24%
Palaniappan ChidamabaramEN0.16%
Паланиаппан ЧидамбарамRU0.16%
P.ChidambaramEN0.13%
Паланиапан ЧидамбарамBG0.13%
Palaniapan ChidambaramEN0.11%
Palaniappana ChidambaramaSL0.05%
Palianappan ChidambaramPT0.05%
Palanippan ChidambaramSV0.05%
Паланниаппана ЧидамбарамаRU0.05%
P. ChidambaramSA0.03%
Planiappan ChidambaramES0.00%
P・チダンバラムJA0.00%
Palaniappan ŞidambaramTR0.00%
Palaniappan ChiadambaramEN0.00%
പി. ചിദംബരംML0.00%


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Kapil Sibal told ( about Palaniappan Chidambaram ) : "It has been said (in the HC verdict) that a wrong message would go to country if I (Chidambaram) am released on bail as if I am some kind of criminal like 'Ranga' and 'Billa', My Lord," External link

business-standard Friday, March 20, 2020 11:54:00 AM EAT

Veerappa Moily said ( about Palaniappan Chidambaram ) : “It is a final wake-up call for the Congress party. We can’t delay a major surgery in the AICC and state units. You will have to attract young people to the Congress party. Only those people who have vested interests… they continue to remain in offices. They block the young, entry of new blood,” “We can’t piggyback on the other party. We can’t get satisfaction by saying that other people have defeated the BJP. No. We have to come up. How we should come up? That kind of introspection is deeply needed. This (P) Chidambaram saying that we are happy that the BJP is defeated. That is sadistic satisfaction. Congress should come back. It is capable of coming up…” External link

expressindia Friday, February 14, 2020 5:07:00 AM EAT

Nirmala Sitharaman said ( about Palaniappan Chidambaram ) : “A lot of people are speculating about the (deficit) targets that it will be 4 per cent or 4.5 per cent or about the divestment proceeds (not coming in). ALSO READ: Sops only for corporates won’t help economy, says P Chidambaram The attempt is to show that we have had a complete thinking-through and are taking the most fiscally prudent route,” External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, February 4, 2020 9:35:00 AM EAT