Palaniappan Chidambaram

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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

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "We are fighting to save the Constitution of India," External link

timesofindia Saturday, January 18, 2020 1:11:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "The snub will reverse the five successive month decline in Imports and the eight successive month decline in exports," External link

news-yahoo-in Friday, January 17, 2020 1:21:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “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 ₹100 per kg. This is the ‘achhe din’ promised by the BJP,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, January 14, 2020 7:59:00 PM EAT

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

financialexpress Tuesday, January 14, 2020 9:22:00 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,” External link

financialexpress Tuesday, January 14, 2020 9:22:00 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

financialexpress Tuesday, January 14, 2020 7:48:00 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,” External link

financialexpress Tuesday, January 14, 2020 7:48:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram wrote : “The nation is engrossed with the anti-CAA, anti-NPR protests. Both present a clear and present danger. The sliding economy is an even greater threat to the country. If unemployment rises and incomes decline, there is the danger of youth and students exploding in anger,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, January 14, 2020 7:29:00 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 14, 2020 7:26:00 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 14, 2020 7:26:00 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

Hindu Tuesday, January 14, 2020 6:56:00 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

Hindu Tuesday, January 14, 2020 6:56:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "The only way out is for the PM to select five of his most articulate critics and have a televised Q and A session with them. Let the people listen to the discussion and reach their conclusions on CAA," External link

financialexpress Monday, January 13, 2020 6:46:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about Raghuram Rajan ) : "I predicted in 2018 about economic slowdown hitting the country. I am not proud for having predicted it. Others like former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan too warned the country about economic slowdown. But, our warnings were never heeded to by those in power," External link

timesofindia Saturday, January 11, 2020 8:24:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram added : “I don’t know what happened. What I got to know is that Congress couldn’t get enough seats in the coalition. It is not late yet. The indirect elections are only tomorrow (Saturday). From now till morning, they have time and they should call Mr. Alagiri and hold discussions and sort out the issue,” External link

thehindu Saturday, January 11, 2020 12:10:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram added : “I don’t know what happened. What I got to know is that Congress couldn’t get enough seats in the coalition. It is not late yet. The indirect elections are only tomorrow (Saturday). From now till morning, they have time and they should call Mr. Alagiri and hold discussions and sort out the issue,” External link

Hindu Friday, January 10, 2020 10:50:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “The entire team in J&K that designed and executed the plan should be changed. A new set of administrators who respect the Constitution should be appointed. The former Governor of J&K, Mr. Satpal Malik, should own responsibility and resign from his present post of Governor, Goa,” External link

thehindu Friday, January 10, 2020 10:39:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "The former governor of J&K, Mr Satpal Malik, should own responsibility and resign from his present post of Governor, Goa," External link

timesofindia Friday, January 10, 2020 3:16:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “The Supreme Court order denies the unconstitutional and arrogant stance of the central government and the Jammu and Kashmir administration. In Jammu and Kashmir the entire team that designs and executes the plan should be changed, a new group of administrators respecting the Constitution should be appointed,” External link

india Friday, January 10, 2020 3:02:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "The former Governor of J&K, Mr Satpal Malik, should own responsibility and resign from his present post of Governor, Goa," External link

business-standard Friday, January 10, 2020 2:53:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "The former Governor of JK, Mr Satpal Malik, should own responsibility and resign from his present post of Governor, Goa," External link

business-standard Friday, January 10, 2020 2:53:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "Key sectors will grow at below 5 per cent, in fact not more than 3.2 per cent. These include Agriculture, Mining, Manufacturing and Construction. Thus, all employment generating sectors will grow at paltry rates of 3.2 per cent or below," External link

economictimes Wednesday, January 8, 2020 6:39:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "Key sectors will grow at below 5 per cent, in fact not more than 3.2 per cent. These include Agriculture, Mining, Manufacturing and Construction. Thus, all employment generating sectors will grow at paltry rates of 3.2 per cent or below," External link

business-standard Wednesday, January 8, 2020 4:46:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram wrote : "The Advanced Estimates of National Income 2019-20 released yesterday tells the story of neglect and mismanagement of the economy by the BJP government," External link

irishsun Wednesday, January 8, 2020 10:29:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “GFCF at current prices in 2019-20 will be 28.1 per cent, one of the lowest in recent years and a sharp fall from the peak. Conclusion: business persons are loath to invest in India,” “Per capita GDP will grow at 4.3 per cent. This is the average and means that the vast majority of Indians will see little or no growth in their income and quality of life” External link

expressindia Wednesday, January 8, 2020 8:40:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “The projected annual growth of 5 per cent is exaggerated and puffery. The growth in the first half was 4.75 per cent. It is difficult to believe that growth in the second half will be 5.25 per cent,” “The Advanced Estimates of National Income 2019-20 released yesterday tells the story of neglect and mismanagement of the economy by the BJP government,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, January 8, 2020 7:38:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram asserted : “The government has run out of money to spend or invest in the last quarter of 2019-20. It is obvious that the government is clueless and seems to think that ignorance is bliss,” External link

thehindu Monday, January 6, 2020 9:21:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “I am absolutely sure that there was intelligence. Either they winked at it or connived with the perpetrators, which is why this terrible incident took place... So the buck starts with the Commissioner of Police and stops with the Home Minister,” External link

thehindu Monday, January 6, 2020 9:21:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “I am absolutely sure that there was intelligence. Either they winked at it or connived with the perpetrators, which is why this terrible incident took place... So the buck starts with the Commissioner of Police and stops with the Home Minister,” External link

Hindu Monday, January 6, 2020 8:23:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram asserted : “The government has run out of money to spend or invest in the last quarter of 2019-20. It is obvious that the government is clueless and seems to think that ignorance is bliss,” External link

Hindu Monday, January 6, 2020 8:23:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram asked : “NPR 2020 will ask for information on the last place of residence, the place of birth of the parents, voter identity, passport number, driver’s licence, PAN and Aadhaar. Who added these additional fields and why,” External link

Hindu Monday, January 6, 2020 7:20:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "This is the gravest act of impunity that we have seen in recent times. Nothing can be more shocking and shameful," External link

business-standard Monday, January 6, 2020 6:37:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram wrote : "It is an act of impunity and can only happen with the support of the government," External link

sentinelsource Monday, January 6, 2020 5:10:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "The NRC-CAA-NPR exercise is part of the RSS-BJP plan to push its divisive agenda of a Hindu Rashtra. The Constitution of India embodies the values of equality, equal protection of the laws, secularism, humanism and constitutional morality. In order to protect these values, every patriotic Indian has the duty to fight the pernicious doctrine of Hindu Rashtra," External link

timesofindia Monday, January 6, 2020 3:48:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "We demand that the perpetrators of violence be identified and arrested within 24 hours and brought to justice. We also demand that accountability on officers be fixed and action taken immediately," External link

newindianexpress Monday, January 6, 2020 3:23:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "Nothing can be more shocking and shameful" External link

newindianexpress Monday, January 6, 2020 3:23:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "Did Delhi Police not have any intelligence on this planned assault? If not, their intelligence gathering was pathetic, if they did, it was an atrocious failure of responsibility. In either event, Police Commissioner must be held accountable" External link

newindianexpress Monday, January 6, 2020 3:23:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about Chief Minister ) : "The incident is the most clinching evidence that we are rapidly descending into anarchy. It has taken place in the national capital in India's foremost university under the watch of the central government, the Home Minister, the LG and the Commissioner of Police," External link

timesofindia Monday, January 6, 2020 2:10:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about Aligarh Muslim University ) : “This incident is perhaps the most clinching evidence that we are rapidly descending into anarchy. It happened in the national capital in India’s foremost University under the watch of Central govt, Home Minister, LG and Police Commissioner,” External link

expressindia Monday, January 6, 2020 12:35:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “What we are seeing on live TV is shocking and horrifying. Masked men enter JNU hostels and attack students. What is the police doing? Where is the Police Commissioner? If it is happening on live TV, it is an act of impunity and can only happen with the support of the government. This is beyond belief,” External link

Hindu Sunday, January 5, 2020 11:25:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "I don't see any green shoots that are visible. If they had anything yesterday, it will take six months to yield results. Since they have not done anything until yesterday, for the next six months you will not see the revival," External link

business-standard Saturday, January 4, 2020 8:08:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "They should tell us what they propose to do and ask us for our comments. They are not all masters to ask us to stand up and answer my question. You should tell me what you are going to do and answer my questions. Have they consulted us? Have they called in the last seven months when the crisis was deepening, have they called a single meeting of all parties or at least the principal opposition party. Or at least the former Prime Minister, they have not," "It is the government's duty to reach out to the opposition and ask for comments on their proposals," External link

business-standard Saturday, January 4, 2020 8:08:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "We have a Congress president today. She is functioning effectively and fully. It is for her to decide if she wants to step aside. If she takes that decision, I am sure the Congress party will elect a new president," "Who should be Congress party's president, it is for the Congress workers to decide, not for outsiders or the media to decide. We don't elect the Congress president to please the outside world or please the media. We elect a Congress president who is acceptable to our workers. It is purely an internal exercise," External link

timesofindia Saturday, January 4, 2020 8:01:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram asserted : “National Population Register, National Register of Citizens and Citizenship Amendment Act are two sides of the same coin. NPR and NRC will identify and exclude. CAA will include. It is two sides of the same coin. They are Siamese twins,” External link

india Saturday, January 4, 2020 5:05:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram asked : “The content of NPR we did and what they’re doing are different. We asked about 15 fields. They added 6 fields about your last place of residence, place of birth of your father and mother, your driver’s licence number, voter ID and Aadhar. Why’re they asking these things?” External link

india Saturday, January 4, 2020 5:05:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram asked : “Why did Home Minister not say we are doing NPR, we will not do NRC?” External link

india Saturday, January 4, 2020 5:05:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "The prime minister is teaching MPs new lessons in civic responsibility. I did not know that if an MP voted against a Bill in Parliament, that MP was 'protesting against Parliament'," External link

news18 Friday, January 3, 2020 7:32:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about Bipin Rawat ) : “DGP, Army General are being asked to support the government. It is a shame. Let me appeal to General Rawat..you head the Army and mind your business,” “What politicians will do…politicians will do. It is not the business of the Army to tell politicians what we should do. Just as it is not our business to tell you how to fight a war,” External link

financialexpress Wednesday, January 1, 2020 9:43:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about Gen Rawat ) : "UP police chief and Army General are being asked to support the government. It is a shame. Let me appeal to Gen Rawat, you head the army and mind your business. We do not tell what you must do in a war. You fight the war with your ideas and let us manage the politics of this country," External link

timesofindia Sunday, December 29, 2019 11:05:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram stated : “Amit Shah must go back and listen to the debates in Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha, he did not answer a single question and now he is challenging Rahul Gandhi for a debate on it. Everything is wrong about this law,” External link

india Sunday, December 29, 2019 6:32:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about Gen Rawat ) : “UP police chief and Army General are being asked to support the government. It is a shame. Let me appeal to Gen Rawat, you head the army and mind your business. We do not tell what you must do in a war. You fight the war with your ideas and let us manage the politics of this country,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, December 29, 2019 3:10:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “It is not the business of the Army to tell politicians what we should do, just as it is not our business to tell you how to fight a war. You fight war in accordance with your ideas and we will manage the country’s politics in accordance with ours,” External link

india Saturday, December 28, 2019 10:23:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “Amit Shah must go back and listen to the debates in Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha, he did not answer a single question and now he is challenging Rahul Gandhi for a debate on it. Everything is wrong about this law,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, December 28, 2019 10:03:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about Amendment Bill ) : “This is an important moment in India’s history. The Citizenship Amendment Bill was approved on December 8 by the Union Cabinet. On December 9, they introduced it in Lok Sabha and passed it at 12 am. On December 11, they introduced it in Rajya Sabha. In the Constituent Assembly, the members discussed the Citizenship bill for two months and the present government passed this bill in three days,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, December 28, 2019 10:03:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram told : "Rallies are being held all over the country ... Until the CAA is kept in abeyance and until the government categorically states in Parliament that NRC is abandoned, this agitation will continue throughout the country," External link

timesofindia Saturday, December 28, 2019 8:50:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "They are asking what is your last place of residence? What is your father's place of birth? What is mother's place of birth? Give us your driving license number. Give us your mobile number. Give us your voter ID number. Why? NPR is supposed to count the people who are residents ... Why do you want to know where his father or mother was born? It is a mischievous agenda," External link

timesofindia Saturday, December 28, 2019 8:50:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram added : "The unfortunate part is - I say it's unfortunate, I am not happy about it - the people of India do not trust the word of the Prime Minister. The people of India do not trust the word of the Home Minister. These are two people whom the people must trust. They don't trust the Prime Minister. They don't trust the Home Minister. Which is why anything they say is not acceptable to the people, especially the young generation," External link

timesofindia Saturday, December 28, 2019 8:50:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "Detention camps were set under the Foreigners Act, not in the context of Citizenship Amendment Act or NRC. The Foreigners Act requires any person who is detected as a foreigner must be kept in a camp. And there was a PIL and High Court directed Assam to set up the camp. Central government provided the funds... The context today is very different... we are not setting up camps under the Foreigners Act, we are not setting up camps under directions of a high court or Supreme Court," External link

business-standard Saturday, December 28, 2019 6:59:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "In Assam, the camp is being constructed because of NRC. In 2012, I don't know who was the Home Minister at that time, depends on which part of the year - if some order come, please set up a camp, they must have said, set up a camp for 100 people or 200 people. Did they want to set up a camp for 19 lakh people? What are we talking about? We must talk with facts and the context," "Where will you build? What is the cost of building a camp for 19 lakh people? And neither the Prime Minister nor the Home Minister is answering the question, what are you going to do with the 19 lakh people?" External link

business-standard Saturday, December 28, 2019 6:59:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram told : "Rallies are being held all over the country ... Until the CAA is kept in abeyance and until the government categorically states in Parliament that NRC is abandoned, this agitation will continue throughout the country," External link

business-standard Saturday, December 28, 2019 6:59:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "They are asking what is your last place of residence? What is your father's place of birth? What is mother's place of birth? Give us your driving license number. Give us your mobile number. Give us your voter ID number. Why? NPR is supposed to count the people who are residents ... Why do you want to know where his father or mother was born? It is a mischievous agenda," External link

business-standard Saturday, December 28, 2019 6:59:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram added : "The unfortunate part is - I say it's unfortunate, I am not happy about it - the people of India do not trust the word of the Prime Minister. The people of India do not trust the word of the Home Minister. These are two people whom the people must trust. They don't trust the Prime Minister. They don't trust the Home Minister. Which is why anything they say is not acceptable to the people, especially the young generation," External link

business-standard Saturday, December 28, 2019 6:59:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “The context today is very different. We are not setting up camps under the Foreigners Act. We are not setting up camps under the directions of the High Court or Supreme Court. They (Centre) want to set up a camp by virtue of the NRC. In Assam, the camps are being constructed because of the NRC. In 2010, if some order has come – please set up a camp, it must have said ‘set up a camp for 100 or 200 people’. Did they (Congress) want to set up camps for 19 lakh people?” External link

financialexpress Saturday, December 28, 2019 4:55:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram asked : "Now, the army General is being asked to speak up. Is it the job of the army General?" "The DGP... the army General are being asked to support the government. It is a shame. Let me appeal to General Rawat.. You head the army and mind your business... what politicians will do, politicians will do" External link

firstpost Saturday, December 28, 2019 3:53:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “It is not the business of the Army to tell politicians what we should do, just as it is not our business to tell you how to fight a war. You fight war in accordance with your ideas and we will manage the country’s politics in accordance with ours,” External link

india Saturday, December 28, 2019 3:51:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram asked : "Now, the Army General is being asked to speak up. Is it the job of the Army General?" "The DGP... the Army General are being asked to support the government. It is a shame. Let me appeal to General Rawat.. You head the Army and mind your business... what politicians will do, politicians will do" External link

business-standard Saturday, December 28, 2019 3:50:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about Bipin Rawat ) : "The Army General is being asked to support the government. It is a shame. Let me appeal to General Rawat, you head the Army and mind your business. It is not the business of Army to tell politicians what we should do, just as it is not our business to tell you how to fight a war," External link

business-standard Saturday, December 28, 2019 3:50:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "Amit Shah must go back and listen to the debates in Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha, he did not answer a single question and now he is challenging Rahul Gandhi for a debate on it. Everything is wrong about this law," External link

business-standard Saturday, December 28, 2019 3:50:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram asked : "Now, the Army General is being asked to speak up. Is it the job of the Army General?" "The DGP and the Army General are being asked to support the government. It is a shame. Let me appeal to General Rawat. You head the Army and mind your business. What politicians will do, politicians will do. It is not the business of the Army to tell politicians what we should do. Just as it is not our business to tell you how to fight a war. You fight war according to your ideas and we will manage the politics of the country," External link

newindianexpress Saturday, December 28, 2019 3:00:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about Bipin Rawat ) : “DGP, Army General are being asked to support the government. It is a shame. Let me appeal to General Rawat..you head the Army and mind your business,” External link

financialexpress Saturday, December 28, 2019 1:38:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "The BJP-led government has a larger and more sinister agenda and that is why the NPR approved by them yesterday is very dangerous and different in terms of the text as well as the context of NPR 2010," External link

business-standard Thursday, December 26, 2019 12:45:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “The BJP-led government has a larger and more sinister agenda and that is why the NPR approved by them yesterday is very dangerous and different in terms of the TEXT as well as the CONTEXT of NPR 2010,” External link

Hindu Thursday, December 26, 2019 10:06:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “The BJP-led government has a larger and more sinister agenda and that is why the NPR approved by them yesterday is very dangerous and different in terms of the TEXT as well as the CONTEXT of NPR 2010,” External link

Hindu Thursday, December 26, 2019 9:28:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "The BJP is not unbeatable. If all opposition parties rally together and understand the dangers faced by the country and come together...surely the BJP can be defeated. And the BJP will be defeated in future elections also," External link

asianage Tuesday, December 24, 2019 9:26:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram noted : "In order to confront this challenge and defeat this challenge, we must remain united and we must fight the BJP and its agenda resolutely," External link

asianage Tuesday, December 24, 2019 9:26:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "The BJP is not unbeatable. If all opposition parties rally together and understand the dangers faced by the country and come together...surely the BJP can be defeated. And the BJP will be defeated in future elections also," External link

business-standard Tuesday, December 24, 2019 7:55:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram noted : "In order to confront this challenge and defeat this challenge, we must remain united and we must fight the BJP and its agenda resolutely," External link

business-standard Tuesday, December 24, 2019 7:55:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “PM Modi is covering up for whatever his ministers spoke about NRC. It does not indicate a change of heart. It pains (me) when the PM speaks against the truth. (Union home minister) Amit Shah has gone on record in Parliament that after amending the Citizenship Act, they will implement NRC across the nation. Defence minister Rajnath Singh and (BJP working president) Nadda too said the same,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, December 24, 2019 4:42:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “I don’t think he is stepping back. I don’t think there’s a real change of heart. I think the real change of heart will be visible when he makes a formal statement that the CAA will be kept in abeyance or suspension, and the NRC exercise is abandoned,” External link

thehindu Tuesday, December 24, 2019 12:40:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram told ( about Jharkhand Mukti Morcha ) : "I thank the people of Jharkhand for this victory. In Haryana, they (BJP) won with a very little leading, while in Maharashtra they tried to grab the seat via back door but continuously they are slipping down," External link

newindianexpress Monday, December 23, 2019 11:17:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "Amit Shah and Rajnath Singh had spoken about NRC implementation but now the Prime Minister is saying that we do not have any plan on implementing NRC. The question of 19 lakh people getting affected by it (NRC) in Assam is also unanswered," External link

newindianexpress Monday, December 23, 2019 11:17:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram told ( about Jharkhand Mukti Morcha ) : "I thank the people of Jharkhand for this victory. In Haryana, they (BJP) won with a very little leading, while in Maharashtra they tried to grab the seat via back door but continuously they are slipping down," External link

business-standard Monday, December 23, 2019 8:21:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "Amit Shah and Rajnath Singh had spoken about NRC implementation but now the Prime Minister is saying that we do not have any plan on implementing NRC. The question of 19 lakh people getting affected by it (NRC) in Assam is also unanswered," "They have selected only 3 neighbouring countries but what happens to Sri Lanka? Only 6 religions have been added in the list, so what happens to Muslims? These questions are unanswered by the home minister, I had even raised the questions in the Parliament," External link

business-standard Monday, December 23, 2019 8:21:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "I am proud that young people and students have upheld the liberalism, pluralism and secularism of India and have poured into the streets to protest the Citizenship Amendment Act, irrespective of their religion or caste," External link

timesofindia Thursday, December 19, 2019 7:31:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "Why should we give citizenship to people who are already citizens of Pakistan? What is the meaning of such challenges to the Opposition. It is gratifying that students and the young generation are liberal, secular, tolerant and exhibit humanism. Is the government challenging these values," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, December 18, 2019 10:49:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "It is gratifying that the students and the young generation are liberal, secular, tolerant and exhibit humanism. Is the government challenging these values?" External link

business-standard Wednesday, December 18, 2019 1:08:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "Why should we give citizenship to people who are already citizens of Pakistan? What is the meaning of such challenges to the opposition?" External link

asianage Wednesday, December 18, 2019 11:15:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "Why should we give citizenship to people who are already citizens of Pakistan? What is the meaning of such challenges to the opposition?" External link

asianage Wednesday, December 18, 2019 11:15:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "Why should we give citizenship to people who are already citizens of Pakistan? What is the meaning of such challenges to the Opposition. It is gratifying that students and the young generation are liberal, secular, tolerant and exhibit humanism. Is the government challenging these values," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, December 18, 2019 9:18:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “Today, India is suspect in the eyes of the world. India’s economy is broken, India’s polity is broken and India’s leadership has completely failed us. If it is one person who should bear the responsibility, it is Narendra Modi,” “They are pushing an agenda which does not belong to Mahatma Gandhi, Jawaharlal Nehru or Babasaheb Ambedkar. The agenda they are pushing is the agenda of Golwalkar and Savarkar. Your job, my job, our job is to fight the agenda of Golwalkar and Savarkar which will break India. I want you to stand up and fight the BJP and save India,” External link

thehindu Saturday, December 14, 2019 10:01:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “Today, India is suspect in the eyes of the world. India’s economy is broken, India’s polity is broken and India’s leadership has completely failed us. If it is one person who should bear the responsibility, it is Narendra Modi,” “They are pushing an agenda which does not belong to Mahatma Gandhi, Jawaharlal Nehru or Babasaheb Ambedkar. The agenda they are pushing is the agenda of Golwalkar and Savarkar. Your job, my job, our job is to fight the agenda of Golwalkar and Savarkar which will break India. I want you to stand up and fight the BJP and save India,” External link

Hindu Saturday, December 14, 2019 8:59:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "In six months, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government has wrecked India's economy. Yet ministers are completely clueless. Yesterday Finance Minister said everything's alright, we are on top of the world. The only thing she didn't say was 'achhe din aane wale hain'," External link

business-standard Saturday, December 14, 2019 2:47:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram alleged ( about Narendra Modi ) : "In six months, the Narendra Modi government has completely wrecked the economy. There is one bad news every day," External link

firstpost Saturday, December 14, 2019 1:11:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram alleged ( about Narendra Modi ) : "In six months, the Narendra Modi government has completely wrecked the economy. There is one bad news every day," External link

firstpost Saturday, December 14, 2019 11:47:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "I dare the government to lay the opinion of the Law Department. I dare the government to invite the Attorney General to answers the questions. What we are doing today is breaking the Constitution from within. A small part of the Constitution is being racked and being demolished by these insidious people," External link

ibtimes-in Thursday, December 12, 2019 8:08:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about Amendment Bill ) : "Shiv Sena not voting for the Bill after voting for it in Lok Sabha, is a welcome development," External link

firstpost Wednesday, December 11, 2019 11:11:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “Parliamentarians are abdicating their duties. This is a slap in the face of Parliament. Parliament has been asked to do an unconstitutional thing. It will not stop here. It will go to the judges,” External link

financialexpress Wednesday, December 11, 2019 9:16:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram told : "It is a sad day that elected parliamentarians are being asked to do something unconstitutional. It is our job as the elected parliamentarians to ensure that we don't do anything, which is unconstitutional," External link

business-standard Wednesday, December 11, 2019 6:20:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about Amendment Bill ) : "The government says that 130 crore people are supporting them over the Bill. Assam, Northeast, all other student activists, scientists and writers protesting against the Bill aren't people? How can 130 crore people support them when the entire northeast is in flames?" External link

business-standard Wednesday, December 11, 2019 6:20:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "I dare the government to lay the opinion of the law department. I dare the government to invite the Attorney General to answer the questions. A small part of the Constitution is being racked and being demolished by these insidious people," External link

newindianexpress Wednesday, December 11, 2019 4:50:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram told : “We have a Citizenship Act in this country. It recognises citizenship by birth, descent, registration, naturalisation and by incorporation of territory. Now, this government is introducing a new category called Citizenship by arbitrary executive fiat,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, December 11, 2019 3:13:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “Fourth, why have you excluded Sri Lankan Hindus and Bhutanese Christians. This exclusionary-inclusionary hyphenation is beyond common sense,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, December 11, 2019 3:13:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "This will not stop here. It will eventually go to judges. So unelected lawyers and judges will decide and it will be a slap on our faces," External link

firstpost Wednesday, December 11, 2019 2:54:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "This will not stop here. It will eventually go to judges. So unelected lawyers and judges will decide and it will be a slap on our faces," External link

firstpost Wednesday, December 11, 2019 12:54:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about Amendment Bill ) : "CAB is unconstitutional. Parliament passes a Bill that is patently unconstitutional and the battle ground shifts to the Supreme Court. Elected Parliamentarians are abdicating their responsibilities in favour of lawyers and judges!," External link

firstpost Tuesday, December 10, 2019 1:12:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about Amendment Bill ) : "CAB is unconstitutional. Parliament passes a Bill that is patently unconstitutional and the battle ground shifts to the Supreme Court. Elected Parliamentarians are abdicating their responsibilities in favour of lawyers and judges!" External link

news18 Tuesday, December 10, 2019 9:57:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about Amendment Bill ) : “CAB is unconstitutional. Parliament passes a Bill that is patently unconstitutional and the battle ground shifts to the Supreme Court. Elected Parliamentarians are abdicating their responsibilities in favour of lawyers and judges!,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, December 10, 2019 7:35:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram told ( about Arvind Subramanian ) : “They are pushing the economy down a deep abyss. The GDP forecast has come down from 8% to 4.5%. But, former Chief Economic Adviser to the Government Arvind Subramanian had put it at 3.5%. The country’s economy is going on a tailspin,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, December 7, 2019 10:48:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about Prakash Javadekar ) : "Prakash Javadekar doesn't know what the court said and what I spoke" External link

business-standard Saturday, December 7, 2019 9:35:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram told ( about Arvind Subramanian ) : “They are pushing the economy down a deep abyss. The GDP forecast has come down from 8% to 4.5%. But, former chief economic adviser to the government Arvind Subramanian had put it at 3.5%. The country’s economy is going on a tailspin,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, December 7, 2019 6:03:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram alleged : “as we speak now, freedom is denied to 75 lakh people in the Kashmir valley,” External link

thehindu Saturday, December 7, 2019 4:42:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram alleged : “as we speak now, freedom is denied to 75 lakh people in the Kashmir valley,” External link

financialexpress Saturday, December 7, 2019 4:28:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram alleged : "as we speak now, freedom is denied to 75 lakh people in the Kashmir valley," External link

timesofindia Saturday, December 7, 2019 4:02:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram alleged : "as we speak now, freedom is denied to 75 lakh people in the Kashmir valley," External link

news18 Saturday, December 7, 2019 3:58:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram alleged : "as we speak now, freedom is denied to 75 lakh people in the Kashmir valley," External link

business-standard Saturday, December 7, 2019 3:20:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “In Haryana, BJP wanted to win 50 seats, but we dented their hopes. In Maharashtra, they hoped to get 150 seats, but we denied them power. In Jharkhand, we will defeat BJP and form a secular government here with JMM and Congress,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, December 7, 2019 8:49:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram asked : "The Finance Minister said that she doesn't eat onions, so what does she eat? Does she eat avocado?" External link

outlookindia Friday, December 6, 2019 7:28:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram told : "I don't know the facts about what happened, but I can say this much, whatever happened, an inquiry should be made into it," External link

business-standard Friday, December 6, 2019 3:06:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram told : "I don't know the facts about what happened, but I can say this much, whatever happened, an inquiry should be made into it," External link

timesofindia Friday, December 6, 2019 2:45:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "The economy can be brought out of the slowdown, but this government is incapable of doing that," External link

mid-day Friday, December 6, 2019 8:17:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “8, 7, 6.6, 5.8, 5 and 4.5 are the quarterly growth rates for the last six quarters. The third and fourth quarters of 2019-20 are not likely to be any better. We will be lucky to end the year if growth touches 5 percent,” External link

laht Friday, December 6, 2019 6:29:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “The rise has directly benefited farmers,” External link

india Friday, December 6, 2019 6:13:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “I was not sarcastic, I was quoting her. They should have planned in advance, what is the point of importing (onions) now? When will they arrive? But if the Finance Minister says I don’t eat onions, that shows the mindset of this government” External link

expressindia Friday, December 6, 2019 4:08:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “There is less demand among the people because they have less money and less appetite to consume due to uncertainty and fear,” “People don’t want to buy because they have less money and they have less confidence about the future,” External link

expressindia Friday, December 6, 2019 4:08:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “there is complete fear everywhere…Every institution is gripped by fear and the media is no exception” External link

expressindia Friday, December 6, 2019 4:08:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “The Prime Minister has been unusually silent on economy. He has left it to his ministers to indulge in bluff and bluster,” External link

timesofindia Friday, December 6, 2019 3:36:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “The students are absolutely right. In a welfare State, higher education should be totally free. I agree, we are not in a position to make higher education totally free. But if it is not totally free, we must only charge reasonable fees, which is why JNU is an exemplar,” External link

thehindu Friday, December 6, 2019 12:26:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about Chief Minister ) : “I thought the Finance Minister said yesterday she does not eat onions, she is not bothered… What does she eat? Does she eat avocado? She does not eat onions,” External link

india Friday, December 6, 2019 12:24:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “The students are absolutely right. In a welfare State, higher education should be totally free. I agree, we are not in a position to make higher education totally free. But if it is not totally free, we must only charge reasonable fees, which is why JNU is an exemplar,” External link

Hindu Thursday, December 5, 2019 11:48:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram alleged : “The government is unable to look for the obvious clues because it is stubborn and mulish in defending its catastrophic mistakes such as demonetisation, flawed GST {Goods and Services Tax}, tax terrorism, regulatory overkill, protectionism, and centralised control of decision-making in the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO),” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, December 5, 2019 10:32:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram replied : “I was always strong in spirit, I am now stronger I think. But I have also become stronger in body. Let me give you a hint. Sleeping on a wooden board without a pillow strengthens your neck, spine and back. My spine is stronger, my neck is stronger and my head is stronger” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, December 5, 2019 10:32:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : ”There is complete fear everywhere. Every institution is gripped by fear and the media is no exception... Please shed fear, please speak truth to power,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, December 5, 2019 10:32:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “In the last 106 days, I was strong in spirit and I have become stronger because...my record as Minister and my conscience are absolutely clear” External link

thehindu Thursday, December 5, 2019 9:05:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “My record as a minister and my conscience are absolutely clear... We have total confidence that the courts will, ultimately, render justice” External link

thehindu Thursday, December 5, 2019 9:05:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram told : "Today, for the first time the Reserve Bank of India in a matter of seven months has reduced its forecast from the original 7.4 that was made in February 2019, reduced to 7.2 in April 2019, reduced to 6.1 a month ago and today reduced to 5. I cannot recall an instance where between February 2019 and December 2019, the RBI reduced its forecast from 7.4 to 5," External link

business-standard Thursday, December 5, 2019 8:51:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “My record as a minister and my conscience are absolutely clear... We have total confidence that the courts will, ultimately, render justice” External link

Hindu Thursday, December 5, 2019 8:01:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "Officers who have worked with me, business persons who have interacted with me and journalists who have observed me know that very well. My family trusts in God. We have total confidence that the courts will, ultimately, render justice," External link

business-standard Thursday, December 5, 2019 5:51:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "I am glad to speak to you exactly 106 days after I last spoke to you. As I stepped out and breathed the air of freedom at 8 pm last night, my first thought and prayers were for the 75 lakh people of the Kashmir Valley who have been denied their basic freedoms since August 4, 2019," "I am particularly concerned about the political leaders who have been detained without charges. Freedom is indivisible: if we must preserve our freedom, we must fight for their freedom. I am grateful for the clear and comprehensive order yesterday of the Supreme Court. The order will clear the many layers of dust that have unfortunately settled on our understanding of criminal law and the manner in which criminal law has been administered by our Courts," External link

business-standard Thursday, December 5, 2019 5:51:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "I have never commented on cases that are sub judice and I shall continue to adhere to that principle. To many of your possible questions on the case, the answers can be found in the lucid order of the Supreme Court pronounced yesterday," External link

business-standard Thursday, December 5, 2019 5:51:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “What does the finance minister mean when she says she does not eat onions? Does she eat avocados?,” External link

india Thursday, December 5, 2019 4:03:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “I am shocked, I am ashamed …yesterday in one newspaper I found six incidents of rape and lynchings,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, December 5, 2019 4:02:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “I was not sarcastic, I was quoting her. They should have planned in advance, what is the point of importing (onion) now, when will they arrive. But if the finance minister says I don’t eat onions, that shows the mindset of this government,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, December 5, 2019 4:02:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “I cannot comment on the case. I’m going to obey the SC order and I will not comment on the case. But the fact is that after 106 days’ pre-trial incarceration, there is not a single charge framed against me as we speak to you now. Not one charge has been framed against me. I will speak all about that tomorrow” External link

expressindia Thursday, December 5, 2019 3:56:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram told : “If the diagnosis is wrong, the prescription will be useless, may be even fatal. Even after 7 months into the fiscal year, the BJP government believes that the problems faced by the economy are cyclical. The government is wrong. It is wrong because it is clueless,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, December 5, 2019 3:51:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "There is fear everywhere. Media also gripped with fear" External link

timesofindia Thursday, December 5, 2019 2:55:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "Even after seven months into the fiscal year, the BJP government believes the problems faced by the economy are cyclical. The government is wrong. It is wrong because it is clueless" External link

timesofindia Thursday, December 5, 2019 2:55:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram added : "I believe that the Congress and some other parties are better equipped to pull the economy out of the slowdown and push economic growth, but we have to wait for better times," External link

timesofindia Thursday, December 5, 2019 2:55:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about Nirmala Sitharaman ) : "I thought the finance minister said yesterday she does not eat onions, she is not bothered... What does she eat? Does she eat avocado? She does not eat onions”. The former finance minister repeated the charge during his press conference when he said the government should have planned better for the crisis over the kitchen staple and there was no use exporting onions now. “Look at the response of the FM… She says 'I don’t eat onions'... She calls you onion-eating people,” he said. The Congress also hit out at Sitharaman on Twitter. Attributing shortage to low production, the minister said there are severe structural problems related to onions. " External link

news18 Thursday, December 5, 2019 2:31:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “If we must preserve our freedom, we must fight for their freedom,” External link

news18 Thursday, December 5, 2019 2:31:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : ''Prime Minister (Modi) has been unusually silent on the economy. He has left it to his ministers to indulge in bluff and bluster. The net result, as the Economist put it, is that the government has turned out to be an ‘incompetent manager’ of the economy.'' External link

asianage Thursday, December 5, 2019 2:17:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram told : "I thought the Finance Minister said yesterday she does not eat onions, she is not bothered... What does she eat? Does she eat avocado? She does not eat onions," External link

asianage Thursday, December 5, 2019 2:17:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “Shameful, that a section of people think they can get away with these acts of impunity. It is a complete break down of law and order in many parts of India. What is police doing, where is the fear of law,” External link

india Thursday, December 5, 2019 2:13:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “My record as minister and my conscience are absolutely clear. Officers who have worked with me, business persons who have interacted with me and journalists who have observed me know that very well.... We have total confidence that the courts will, ultimately, render justice” External link

thehindu Thursday, December 5, 2019 1:02:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “There is fear everywhere. Media also gripped with fear” External link

thehindu Thursday, December 5, 2019 1:02:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "There is fear everywhere. Media also gripped with fear" External link

economictimes Thursday, December 5, 2019 12:57:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "There is fear everywhere. Media also gripped with fear" External link

firstpost Thursday, December 5, 2019 12:42:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “Finance Minister said yesterday that she doesn’t eat onions, so what does she eat? Does she eat avocado?” External link

financialexpress Thursday, December 5, 2019 12:15:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram told : “If the diagnosis is wrong, the prescription will be useless, may be even fatal. Even after 7 months into the fiscal year, the BJP government believes that the problems faced by the economy are cyclical. The government is wrong. It is wrong because it is clueless,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, December 5, 2019 12:13:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “What does the finance minister mean when she says she does not eat onions? Does she eat avocados?,” External link

india Thursday, December 5, 2019 12:12:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "I thought the finance minister said yesterday she does not eat onions, she is not bothered... What does she eat? Does she eat avocado?," External link

timesofindia Thursday, December 5, 2019 12:10:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram told : "I thought the finance minister said yesterday she does not eat onions, she is not bothered... What does she eat? Does she eat avocado? She does not eat onions," External link

timesofindia Thursday, December 5, 2019 12:10:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "The PM has been unusually silent on economy, has left it to his ministers to indulge in bluff and bluster" External link

timesofindia Thursday, December 5, 2019 12:10:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “There is fear everywhere. Media also gripped with fear” External link

Hindu Thursday, December 5, 2019 11:57:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “I cannot comment on the case. I’m going to obey the SC order and I will not comment on the case. But the fact is that after 106 days’ pre-trial incarceration, there is not a single charge framed against me as we speak to you now. Not one charge has been framed against me. I will speak all about that tomorrow” External link

news-yahoo-in Thursday, December 5, 2019 11:54:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram told : "I thought the Finance Minister said yesterday she does not eat onions, she is not bothered... What does she eat? Does she eat avocado? She does not eat onions," External link

business-standard Thursday, December 5, 2019 10:58:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about Narendra Modi ) : "Prime Minister [Narendra Modi] has been unusually silent on the economy. He has left it to his ministers to indulge in bluff and bluster. The net result, as the Economist put it, is that the government has turned out to be an ‘incompetent manager’ of the economy" External link

news18 Thursday, December 5, 2019 10:37:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "After 106 days of incarceration, not one charge has been framed against me," External link

asianage Thursday, December 5, 2019 10:23:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "After 106 days of incarceration, not one charge has been framed against me," External link

news-yahoo-in Thursday, December 5, 2019 7:14:00 AM EAT



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P. ChidambaramPT6.51%
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Palaniappan ChidamabaramEN0.16%
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P.ChidambaramEN0.13%
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Palaniapan ChidambaramEN0.11%
Palaniappana ChidambaramaSL0.05%
Palianappan ChidambaramPT0.05%
Palanippan ChidambaramSV0.05%
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Ram Meghwal said ( about Palaniappan Chidambaram ) : "Chidambaram spoke for more than 30 minutes in Parliament in favour of NPR. Then it was ok. Now it is not ok. How it can happen?" External link

timesofindia Monday, December 30, 2019 6:24:00 PM EAT

Amit Shah said ( about Palaniappan Chidambaram ) : "What happened to that promise? I can quote several laws of Pakistan. You can't fight election there ... What happened to minorities? From CJI, President, Vice President, ECI Chief to Rajya Sabha chairman, every post was held by Muslims in India," "During the UPA government, then Rajasthan government wrote to then Home Minister P Chidambaram stating outstanding issue of a large number of Pakistani refugees from Hindu and Sikh communities. 13,000 people from two religions only were benefited, whereas we have included refugees from six religions," External link

business-standard Wednesday, December 11, 2019 9:40:00 PM EAT

Amit Shah said ( about Palaniappan Chidambaram ) : "What happened to that promise? I can quote several laws of Pakistan. You can't fight election there ... What happened to minorities? From CJI, President, Vice President, ECI Chief to Rajya Sabha chairman, every post was held by Muslims in India," "During the UPA government, then Rajasthan government wrote to then Home Minister P Chidambaram stating outstanding issue of a large number of Pakistani refugees from Hindu and Sikh communities. 13,000 people from two religions only were benefited, whereas we have included refugees from six religions," External link

business-standard Wednesday, December 11, 2019 9:40:00 PM EAT

Prakash Javadekar said ( about Palaniappan Chidambaram ) : "Chidambaram violated the conditions laid by the court while granting him bail on the very first day. While granting bail, the court said that he will not make any public statement on the case, but today, he gave a statement that -- my record as a minister is very clear" External link

business-standard Saturday, December 7, 2019 9:35:00 PM EAT

Prakash Javadekar said ( about Palaniappan Chidambaram ) : “P. Chidambaram has violated the bail condition on the very first day after his release... What he said is in violation of this condition,” External link

thehindu Thursday, December 5, 2019 9:05:00 PM EAT

Prakash Javadekar told ( about Palaniappan Chidambaram ) : "Chidambaram violated the conditions laid by the court while granting him bail on the very first day. While granting bail, the court said that he will not make any public statement on the case, but today, he gave a statement that -- my record as a minister is very clear," External link

business-standard Thursday, December 5, 2019 5:51:00 PM EAT

Prakash Javadekar said ( about Palaniappan Chidambaram ) : “Chidambaram has violated the conditions laid by the Supreme Court while granting him bail on the very first day. While granting him bail, the top court had said that he will not make any public statement on the case, but today, he gave a statement that ‘his record as a minister is very clear’. He should not have spoken on the issue as ordered by the apex court,” External link

india Thursday, December 5, 2019 4:03:00 PM EAT

Prakash Javadekar said ( about Palaniappan Chidambaram ) : "P Chidambaram has violated his bail conditions on the very first day. The court had asked him to not give any public statement on the case as a condition for bail but Chidambaram today said that his record as a minster was very clear," External link

news-yahoo-in Thursday, December 5, 2019 3:03:00 PM EAT

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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

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "We are fighting to save the Constitution of India," External link

timesofindia Saturday, January 18, 2020 1:11:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "The snub will reverse the five successive month decline in Imports and the eight successive month decline in exports," External link

news-yahoo-in Friday, January 17, 2020 1:21:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “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 ₹100 per kg. This is the ‘achhe din’ promised by the BJP,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, January 14, 2020 7:59:00 PM EAT

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

financialexpress Tuesday, January 14, 2020 9:22:00 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,” External link

financialexpress Tuesday, January 14, 2020 9:22:00 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

financialexpress Tuesday, January 14, 2020 7:48:00 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,” External link

financialexpress Tuesday, January 14, 2020 7:48:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram wrote : “The nation is engrossed with the anti-CAA, anti-NPR protests. Both present a clear and present danger. The sliding economy is an even greater threat to the country. If unemployment rises and incomes decline, there is the danger of youth and students exploding in anger,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, January 14, 2020 7:29:00 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 14, 2020 7:26:00 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 14, 2020 7:26:00 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

Hindu Tuesday, January 14, 2020 6:56:00 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

Hindu Tuesday, January 14, 2020 6:56:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "The only way out is for the PM to select five of his most articulate critics and have a televised Q and A session with them. Let the people listen to the discussion and reach their conclusions on CAA," External link

financialexpress Monday, January 13, 2020 6:46:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about Raghuram Rajan ) : "I predicted in 2018 about economic slowdown hitting the country. I am not proud for having predicted it. Others like former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan too warned the country about economic slowdown. But, our warnings were never heeded to by those in power," External link

timesofindia Saturday, January 11, 2020 8:24:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram added : “I don’t know what happened. What I got to know is that Congress couldn’t get enough seats in the coalition. It is not late yet. The indirect elections are only tomorrow (Saturday). From now till morning, they have time and they should call Mr. Alagiri and hold discussions and sort out the issue,” External link

thehindu Saturday, January 11, 2020 12:10:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram added : “I don’t know what happened. What I got to know is that Congress couldn’t get enough seats in the coalition. It is not late yet. The indirect elections are only tomorrow (Saturday). From now till morning, they have time and they should call Mr. Alagiri and hold discussions and sort out the issue,” External link

Hindu Friday, January 10, 2020 10:50:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “The entire team in J&K that designed and executed the plan should be changed. A new set of administrators who respect the Constitution should be appointed. The former Governor of J&K, Mr. Satpal Malik, should own responsibility and resign from his present post of Governor, Goa,” External link

thehindu Friday, January 10, 2020 10:39:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "The former governor of J&K, Mr Satpal Malik, should own responsibility and resign from his present post of Governor, Goa," External link

timesofindia Friday, January 10, 2020 3:16:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “The Supreme Court order denies the unconstitutional and arrogant stance of the central government and the Jammu and Kashmir administration. In Jammu and Kashmir the entire team that designs and executes the plan should be changed, a new group of administrators respecting the Constitution should be appointed,” External link

india Friday, January 10, 2020 3:02:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "The former Governor of J&K, Mr Satpal Malik, should own responsibility and resign from his present post of Governor, Goa," External link

business-standard Friday, January 10, 2020 2:53:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "The former Governor of JK, Mr Satpal Malik, should own responsibility and resign from his present post of Governor, Goa," External link

business-standard Friday, January 10, 2020 2:53:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "Key sectors will grow at below 5 per cent, in fact not more than 3.2 per cent. These include Agriculture, Mining, Manufacturing and Construction. Thus, all employment generating sectors will grow at paltry rates of 3.2 per cent or below," External link

economictimes Wednesday, January 8, 2020 6:39:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "Key sectors will grow at below 5 per cent, in fact not more than 3.2 per cent. These include Agriculture, Mining, Manufacturing and Construction. Thus, all employment generating sectors will grow at paltry rates of 3.2 per cent or below," External link

business-standard Wednesday, January 8, 2020 4:46:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram wrote : "The Advanced Estimates of National Income 2019-20 released yesterday tells the story of neglect and mismanagement of the economy by the BJP government," External link

irishsun Wednesday, January 8, 2020 10:29:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “GFCF at current prices in 2019-20 will be 28.1 per cent, one of the lowest in recent years and a sharp fall from the peak. Conclusion: business persons are loath to invest in India,” “Per capita GDP will grow at 4.3 per cent. This is the average and means that the vast majority of Indians will see little or no growth in their income and quality of life” External link

expressindia Wednesday, January 8, 2020 8:40:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “The projected annual growth of 5 per cent is exaggerated and puffery. The growth in the first half was 4.75 per cent. It is difficult to believe that growth in the second half will be 5.25 per cent,” “The Advanced Estimates of National Income 2019-20 released yesterday tells the story of neglect and mismanagement of the economy by the BJP government,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, January 8, 2020 7:38:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram asserted : “The government has run out of money to spend or invest in the last quarter of 2019-20. It is obvious that the government is clueless and seems to think that ignorance is bliss,” External link

thehindu Monday, January 6, 2020 9:21:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “I am absolutely sure that there was intelligence. Either they winked at it or connived with the perpetrators, which is why this terrible incident took place... So the buck starts with the Commissioner of Police and stops with the Home Minister,” External link

thehindu Monday, January 6, 2020 9:21:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “I am absolutely sure that there was intelligence. Either they winked at it or connived with the perpetrators, which is why this terrible incident took place... So the buck starts with the Commissioner of Police and stops with the Home Minister,” External link

Hindu Monday, January 6, 2020 8:23:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram asserted : “The government has run out of money to spend or invest in the last quarter of 2019-20. It is obvious that the government is clueless and seems to think that ignorance is bliss,” External link

Hindu Monday, January 6, 2020 8:23:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram asked : “NPR 2020 will ask for information on the last place of residence, the place of birth of the parents, voter identity, passport number, driver’s licence, PAN and Aadhaar. Who added these additional fields and why,” External link

Hindu Monday, January 6, 2020 7:20:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "This is the gravest act of impunity that we have seen in recent times. Nothing can be more shocking and shameful," External link

business-standard Monday, January 6, 2020 6:37:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram wrote : "It is an act of impunity and can only happen with the support of the government," External link

sentinelsource Monday, January 6, 2020 5:10:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "The NRC-CAA-NPR exercise is part of the RSS-BJP plan to push its divisive agenda of a Hindu Rashtra. The Constitution of India embodies the values of equality, equal protection of the laws, secularism, humanism and constitutional morality. In order to protect these values, every patriotic Indian has the duty to fight the pernicious doctrine of Hindu Rashtra," External link

timesofindia Monday, January 6, 2020 3:48:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "We demand that the perpetrators of violence be identified and arrested within 24 hours and brought to justice. We also demand that accountability on officers be fixed and action taken immediately," External link

newindianexpress Monday, January 6, 2020 3:23:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "Nothing can be more shocking and shameful" External link

newindianexpress Monday, January 6, 2020 3:23:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "Did Delhi Police not have any intelligence on this planned assault? If not, their intelligence gathering was pathetic, if they did, it was an atrocious failure of responsibility. In either event, Police Commissioner must be held accountable" External link

newindianexpress Monday, January 6, 2020 3:23:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about Chief Minister ) : "The incident is the most clinching evidence that we are rapidly descending into anarchy. It has taken place in the national capital in India's foremost university under the watch of the central government, the Home Minister, the LG and the Commissioner of Police," External link

timesofindia Monday, January 6, 2020 2:10:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about Aligarh Muslim University ) : “This incident is perhaps the most clinching evidence that we are rapidly descending into anarchy. It happened in the national capital in India’s foremost University under the watch of Central govt, Home Minister, LG and Police Commissioner,” External link

expressindia Monday, January 6, 2020 12:35:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “What we are seeing on live TV is shocking and horrifying. Masked men enter JNU hostels and attack students. What is the police doing? Where is the Police Commissioner? If it is happening on live TV, it is an act of impunity and can only happen with the support of the government. This is beyond belief,” External link

Hindu Sunday, January 5, 2020 11:25:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "I don't see any green shoots that are visible. If they had anything yesterday, it will take six months to yield results. Since they have not done anything until yesterday, for the next six months you will not see the revival," External link

business-standard Saturday, January 4, 2020 8:08:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "They should tell us what they propose to do and ask us for our comments. They are not all masters to ask us to stand up and answer my question. You should tell me what you are going to do and answer my questions. Have they consulted us? Have they called in the last seven months when the crisis was deepening, have they called a single meeting of all parties or at least the principal opposition party. Or at least the former Prime Minister, they have not," "It is the government's duty to reach out to the opposition and ask for comments on their proposals," External link

business-standard Saturday, January 4, 2020 8:08:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "We have a Congress president today. She is functioning effectively and fully. It is for her to decide if she wants to step aside. If she takes that decision, I am sure the Congress party will elect a new president," "Who should be Congress party's president, it is for the Congress workers to decide, not for outsiders or the media to decide. We don't elect the Congress president to please the outside world or please the media. We elect a Congress president who is acceptable to our workers. It is purely an internal exercise," External link

timesofindia Saturday, January 4, 2020 8:01:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram asserted : “National Population Register, National Register of Citizens and Citizenship Amendment Act are two sides of the same coin. NPR and NRC will identify and exclude. CAA will include. It is two sides of the same coin. They are Siamese twins,” External link

india Saturday, January 4, 2020 5:05:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram asked : “The content of NPR we did and what they’re doing are different. We asked about 15 fields. They added 6 fields about your last place of residence, place of birth of your father and mother, your driver’s licence number, voter ID and Aadhar. Why’re they asking these things?” External link

india Saturday, January 4, 2020 5:05:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram asked : “Why did Home Minister not say we are doing NPR, we will not do NRC?” External link

india Saturday, January 4, 2020 5:05:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "The prime minister is teaching MPs new lessons in civic responsibility. I did not know that if an MP voted against a Bill in Parliament, that MP was 'protesting against Parliament'," External link

news18 Friday, January 3, 2020 7:32:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about Bipin Rawat ) : “DGP, Army General are being asked to support the government. It is a shame. Let me appeal to General Rawat..you head the Army and mind your business,” “What politicians will do…politicians will do. It is not the business of the Army to tell politicians what we should do. Just as it is not our business to tell you how to fight a war,” External link

financialexpress Wednesday, January 1, 2020 9:43:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about Gen Rawat ) : "UP police chief and Army General are being asked to support the government. It is a shame. Let me appeal to Gen Rawat, you head the army and mind your business. We do not tell what you must do in a war. You fight the war with your ideas and let us manage the politics of this country," External link

timesofindia Sunday, December 29, 2019 11:05:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram stated : “Amit Shah must go back and listen to the debates in Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha, he did not answer a single question and now he is challenging Rahul Gandhi for a debate on it. Everything is wrong about this law,” External link

india Sunday, December 29, 2019 6:32:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about Gen Rawat ) : “UP police chief and Army General are being asked to support the government. It is a shame. Let me appeal to Gen Rawat, you head the army and mind your business. We do not tell what you must do in a war. You fight the war with your ideas and let us manage the politics of this country,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, December 29, 2019 3:10:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “It is not the business of the Army to tell politicians what we should do, just as it is not our business to tell you how to fight a war. You fight war in accordance with your ideas and we will manage the country’s politics in accordance with ours,” External link

india Saturday, December 28, 2019 10:23:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “Amit Shah must go back and listen to the debates in Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha, he did not answer a single question and now he is challenging Rahul Gandhi for a debate on it. Everything is wrong about this law,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, December 28, 2019 10:03:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about Amendment Bill ) : “This is an important moment in India’s history. The Citizenship Amendment Bill was approved on December 8 by the Union Cabinet. On December 9, they introduced it in Lok Sabha and passed it at 12 am. On December 11, they introduced it in Rajya Sabha. In the Constituent Assembly, the members discussed the Citizenship bill for two months and the present government passed this bill in three days,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, December 28, 2019 10:03:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram told : "Rallies are being held all over the country ... Until the CAA is kept in abeyance and until the government categorically states in Parliament that NRC is abandoned, this agitation will continue throughout the country," External link

timesofindia Saturday, December 28, 2019 8:50:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "They are asking what is your last place of residence? What is your father's place of birth? What is mother's place of birth? Give us your driving license number. Give us your mobile number. Give us your voter ID number. Why? NPR is supposed to count the people who are residents ... Why do you want to know where his father or mother was born? It is a mischievous agenda," External link

timesofindia Saturday, December 28, 2019 8:50:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram added : "The unfortunate part is - I say it's unfortunate, I am not happy about it - the people of India do not trust the word of the Prime Minister. The people of India do not trust the word of the Home Minister. These are two people whom the people must trust. They don't trust the Prime Minister. They don't trust the Home Minister. Which is why anything they say is not acceptable to the people, especially the young generation," External link

timesofindia Saturday, December 28, 2019 8:50:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "Detention camps were set under the Foreigners Act, not in the context of Citizenship Amendment Act or NRC. The Foreigners Act requires any person who is detected as a foreigner must be kept in a camp. And there was a PIL and High Court directed Assam to set up the camp. Central government provided the funds... The context today is very different... we are not setting up camps under the Foreigners Act, we are not setting up camps under directions of a high court or Supreme Court," External link

business-standard Saturday, December 28, 2019 6:59:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "In Assam, the camp is being constructed because of NRC. In 2012, I don't know who was the Home Minister at that time, depends on which part of the year - if some order come, please set up a camp, they must have said, set up a camp for 100 people or 200 people. Did they want to set up a camp for 19 lakh people? What are we talking about? We must talk with facts and the context," "Where will you build? What is the cost of building a camp for 19 lakh people? And neither the Prime Minister nor the Home Minister is answering the question, what are you going to do with the 19 lakh people?" External link

business-standard Saturday, December 28, 2019 6:59:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram told : "Rallies are being held all over the country ... Until the CAA is kept in abeyance and until the government categorically states in Parliament that NRC is abandoned, this agitation will continue throughout the country," External link

business-standard Saturday, December 28, 2019 6:59:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "They are asking what is your last place of residence? What is your father's place of birth? What is mother's place of birth? Give us your driving license number. Give us your mobile number. Give us your voter ID number. Why? NPR is supposed to count the people who are residents ... Why do you want to know where his father or mother was born? It is a mischievous agenda," External link

business-standard Saturday, December 28, 2019 6:59:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram added : "The unfortunate part is - I say it's unfortunate, I am not happy about it - the people of India do not trust the word of the Prime Minister. The people of India do not trust the word of the Home Minister. These are two people whom the people must trust. They don't trust the Prime Minister. They don't trust the Home Minister. Which is why anything they say is not acceptable to the people, especially the young generation," External link

business-standard Saturday, December 28, 2019 6:59:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “The context today is very different. We are not setting up camps under the Foreigners Act. We are not setting up camps under the directions of the High Court or Supreme Court. They (Centre) want to set up a camp by virtue of the NRC. In Assam, the camps are being constructed because of the NRC. In 2010, if some order has come – please set up a camp, it must have said ‘set up a camp for 100 or 200 people’. Did they (Congress) want to set up camps for 19 lakh people?” External link

financialexpress Saturday, December 28, 2019 4:55:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram asked : "Now, the army General is being asked to speak up. Is it the job of the army General?" "The DGP... the army General are being asked to support the government. It is a shame. Let me appeal to General Rawat.. You head the army and mind your business... what politicians will do, politicians will do" External link

firstpost Saturday, December 28, 2019 3:53:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “It is not the business of the Army to tell politicians what we should do, just as it is not our business to tell you how to fight a war. You fight war in accordance with your ideas and we will manage the country’s politics in accordance with ours,” External link

india Saturday, December 28, 2019 3:51:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram asked : "Now, the Army General is being asked to speak up. Is it the job of the Army General?" "The DGP... the Army General are being asked to support the government. It is a shame. Let me appeal to General Rawat.. You head the Army and mind your business... what politicians will do, politicians will do" External link

business-standard Saturday, December 28, 2019 3:50:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about Bipin Rawat ) : "The Army General is being asked to support the government. It is a shame. Let me appeal to General Rawat, you head the Army and mind your business. It is not the business of Army to tell politicians what we should do, just as it is not our business to tell you how to fight a war," External link

business-standard Saturday, December 28, 2019 3:50:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "Amit Shah must go back and listen to the debates in Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha, he did not answer a single question and now he is challenging Rahul Gandhi for a debate on it. Everything is wrong about this law," External link

business-standard Saturday, December 28, 2019 3:50:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram asked : "Now, the Army General is being asked to speak up. Is it the job of the Army General?" "The DGP and the Army General are being asked to support the government. It is a shame. Let me appeal to General Rawat. You head the Army and mind your business. What politicians will do, politicians will do. It is not the business of the Army to tell politicians what we should do. Just as it is not our business to tell you how to fight a war. You fight war according to your ideas and we will manage the politics of the country," External link

newindianexpress Saturday, December 28, 2019 3:00:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about Bipin Rawat ) : “DGP, Army General are being asked to support the government. It is a shame. Let me appeal to General Rawat..you head the Army and mind your business,” External link

financialexpress Saturday, December 28, 2019 1:38:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "The BJP-led government has a larger and more sinister agenda and that is why the NPR approved by them yesterday is very dangerous and different in terms of the text as well as the context of NPR 2010," External link

business-standard Thursday, December 26, 2019 12:45:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “The BJP-led government has a larger and more sinister agenda and that is why the NPR approved by them yesterday is very dangerous and different in terms of the TEXT as well as the CONTEXT of NPR 2010,” External link

Hindu Thursday, December 26, 2019 10:06:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “The BJP-led government has a larger and more sinister agenda and that is why the NPR approved by them yesterday is very dangerous and different in terms of the TEXT as well as the CONTEXT of NPR 2010,” External link

Hindu Thursday, December 26, 2019 9:28:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "The BJP is not unbeatable. If all opposition parties rally together and understand the dangers faced by the country and come together...surely the BJP can be defeated. And the BJP will be defeated in future elections also," External link

asianage Tuesday, December 24, 2019 9:26:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram noted : "In order to confront this challenge and defeat this challenge, we must remain united and we must fight the BJP and its agenda resolutely," External link

asianage Tuesday, December 24, 2019 9:26:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "The BJP is not unbeatable. If all opposition parties rally together and understand the dangers faced by the country and come together...surely the BJP can be defeated. And the BJP will be defeated in future elections also," External link

business-standard Tuesday, December 24, 2019 7:55:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram noted : "In order to confront this challenge and defeat this challenge, we must remain united and we must fight the BJP and its agenda resolutely," External link

business-standard Tuesday, December 24, 2019 7:55:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “PM Modi is covering up for whatever his ministers spoke about NRC. It does not indicate a change of heart. It pains (me) when the PM speaks against the truth. (Union home minister) Amit Shah has gone on record in Parliament that after amending the Citizenship Act, they will implement NRC across the nation. Defence minister Rajnath Singh and (BJP working president) Nadda too said the same,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, December 24, 2019 4:42:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “I don’t think he is stepping back. I don’t think there’s a real change of heart. I think the real change of heart will be visible when he makes a formal statement that the CAA will be kept in abeyance or suspension, and the NRC exercise is abandoned,” External link

thehindu Tuesday, December 24, 2019 12:40:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram told ( about Jharkhand Mukti Morcha ) : "I thank the people of Jharkhand for this victory. In Haryana, they (BJP) won with a very little leading, while in Maharashtra they tried to grab the seat via back door but continuously they are slipping down," External link

newindianexpress Monday, December 23, 2019 11:17:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "Amit Shah and Rajnath Singh had spoken about NRC implementation but now the Prime Minister is saying that we do not have any plan on implementing NRC. The question of 19 lakh people getting affected by it (NRC) in Assam is also unanswered," External link

newindianexpress Monday, December 23, 2019 11:17:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram told ( about Jharkhand Mukti Morcha ) : "I thank the people of Jharkhand for this victory. In Haryana, they (BJP) won with a very little leading, while in Maharashtra they tried to grab the seat via back door but continuously they are slipping down," External link

business-standard Monday, December 23, 2019 8:21:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "Amit Shah and Rajnath Singh had spoken about NRC implementation but now the Prime Minister is saying that we do not have any plan on implementing NRC. The question of 19 lakh people getting affected by it (NRC) in Assam is also unanswered," "They have selected only 3 neighbouring countries but what happens to Sri Lanka? Only 6 religions have been added in the list, so what happens to Muslims? These questions are unanswered by the home minister, I had even raised the questions in the Parliament," External link

business-standard Monday, December 23, 2019 8:21:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "I am proud that young people and students have upheld the liberalism, pluralism and secularism of India and have poured into the streets to protest the Citizenship Amendment Act, irrespective of their religion or caste," External link

timesofindia Thursday, December 19, 2019 7:31:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "Why should we give citizenship to people who are already citizens of Pakistan? What is the meaning of such challenges to the Opposition. It is gratifying that students and the young generation are liberal, secular, tolerant and exhibit humanism. Is the government challenging these values," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, December 18, 2019 10:49:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "It is gratifying that the students and the young generation are liberal, secular, tolerant and exhibit humanism. Is the government challenging these values?" External link

business-standard Wednesday, December 18, 2019 1:08:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "Why should we give citizenship to people who are already citizens of Pakistan? What is the meaning of such challenges to the opposition?" External link

asianage Wednesday, December 18, 2019 11:15:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "Why should we give citizenship to people who are already citizens of Pakistan? What is the meaning of such challenges to the opposition?" External link

asianage Wednesday, December 18, 2019 11:15:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "Why should we give citizenship to people who are already citizens of Pakistan? What is the meaning of such challenges to the Opposition. It is gratifying that students and the young generation are liberal, secular, tolerant and exhibit humanism. Is the government challenging these values," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, December 18, 2019 9:18:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “Today, India is suspect in the eyes of the world. India’s economy is broken, India’s polity is broken and India’s leadership has completely failed us. If it is one person who should bear the responsibility, it is Narendra Modi,” “They are pushing an agenda which does not belong to Mahatma Gandhi, Jawaharlal Nehru or Babasaheb Ambedkar. The agenda they are pushing is the agenda of Golwalkar and Savarkar. Your job, my job, our job is to fight the agenda of Golwalkar and Savarkar which will break India. I want you to stand up and fight the BJP and save India,” External link

thehindu Saturday, December 14, 2019 10:01:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “Today, India is suspect in the eyes of the world. India’s economy is broken, India’s polity is broken and India’s leadership has completely failed us. If it is one person who should bear the responsibility, it is Narendra Modi,” “They are pushing an agenda which does not belong to Mahatma Gandhi, Jawaharlal Nehru or Babasaheb Ambedkar. The agenda they are pushing is the agenda of Golwalkar and Savarkar. Your job, my job, our job is to fight the agenda of Golwalkar and Savarkar which will break India. I want you to stand up and fight the BJP and save India,” External link

Hindu Saturday, December 14, 2019 8:59:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "In six months, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government has wrecked India's economy. Yet ministers are completely clueless. Yesterday Finance Minister said everything's alright, we are on top of the world. The only thing she didn't say was 'achhe din aane wale hain'," External link

business-standard Saturday, December 14, 2019 2:47:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram alleged ( about Narendra Modi ) : "In six months, the Narendra Modi government has completely wrecked the economy. There is one bad news every day," External link

firstpost Saturday, December 14, 2019 1:11:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram alleged ( about Narendra Modi ) : "In six months, the Narendra Modi government has completely wrecked the economy. There is one bad news every day," External link

firstpost Saturday, December 14, 2019 11:47:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "I dare the government to lay the opinion of the Law Department. I dare the government to invite the Attorney General to answers the questions. What we are doing today is breaking the Constitution from within. A small part of the Constitution is being racked and being demolished by these insidious people," External link

ibtimes-in Thursday, December 12, 2019 8:08:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about Amendment Bill ) : "Shiv Sena not voting for the Bill after voting for it in Lok Sabha, is a welcome development," External link

firstpost Wednesday, December 11, 2019 11:11:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “Parliamentarians are abdicating their duties. This is a slap in the face of Parliament. Parliament has been asked to do an unconstitutional thing. It will not stop here. It will go to the judges,” External link

financialexpress Wednesday, December 11, 2019 9:16:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram told : "It is a sad day that elected parliamentarians are being asked to do something unconstitutional. It is our job as the elected parliamentarians to ensure that we don't do anything, which is unconstitutional," External link

business-standard Wednesday, December 11, 2019 6:20:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about Amendment Bill ) : "The government says that 130 crore people are supporting them over the Bill. Assam, Northeast, all other student activists, scientists and writers protesting against the Bill aren't people? How can 130 crore people support them when the entire northeast is in flames?" External link

business-standard Wednesday, December 11, 2019 6:20:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "I dare the government to lay the opinion of the law department. I dare the government to invite the Attorney General to answer the questions. A small part of the Constitution is being racked and being demolished by these insidious people," External link

newindianexpress Wednesday, December 11, 2019 4:50:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram told : “We have a Citizenship Act in this country. It recognises citizenship by birth, descent, registration, naturalisation and by incorporation of territory. Now, this government is introducing a new category called Citizenship by arbitrary executive fiat,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, December 11, 2019 3:13:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “Fourth, why have you excluded Sri Lankan Hindus and Bhutanese Christians. This exclusionary-inclusionary hyphenation is beyond common sense,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, December 11, 2019 3:13:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "This will not stop here. It will eventually go to judges. So unelected lawyers and judges will decide and it will be a slap on our faces," External link

firstpost Wednesday, December 11, 2019 2:54:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "This will not stop here. It will eventually go to judges. So unelected lawyers and judges will decide and it will be a slap on our faces," External link

firstpost Wednesday, December 11, 2019 12:54:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about Amendment Bill ) : "CAB is unconstitutional. Parliament passes a Bill that is patently unconstitutional and the battle ground shifts to the Supreme Court. Elected Parliamentarians are abdicating their responsibilities in favour of lawyers and judges!," External link

firstpost Tuesday, December 10, 2019 1:12:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about Amendment Bill ) : "CAB is unconstitutional. Parliament passes a Bill that is patently unconstitutional and the battle ground shifts to the Supreme Court. Elected Parliamentarians are abdicating their responsibilities in favour of lawyers and judges!" External link

news18 Tuesday, December 10, 2019 9:57:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about Amendment Bill ) : “CAB is unconstitutional. Parliament passes a Bill that is patently unconstitutional and the battle ground shifts to the Supreme Court. Elected Parliamentarians are abdicating their responsibilities in favour of lawyers and judges!,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, December 10, 2019 7:35:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram told ( about Arvind Subramanian ) : “They are pushing the economy down a deep abyss. The GDP forecast has come down from 8% to 4.5%. But, former Chief Economic Adviser to the Government Arvind Subramanian had put it at 3.5%. The country’s economy is going on a tailspin,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, December 7, 2019 10:48:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about Prakash Javadekar ) : "Prakash Javadekar doesn't know what the court said and what I spoke" External link

business-standard Saturday, December 7, 2019 9:35:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram told ( about Arvind Subramanian ) : “They are pushing the economy down a deep abyss. The GDP forecast has come down from 8% to 4.5%. But, former chief economic adviser to the government Arvind Subramanian had put it at 3.5%. The country’s economy is going on a tailspin,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, December 7, 2019 6:03:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram alleged : “as we speak now, freedom is denied to 75 lakh people in the Kashmir valley,” External link

thehindu Saturday, December 7, 2019 4:42:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram alleged : “as we speak now, freedom is denied to 75 lakh people in the Kashmir valley,” External link

financialexpress Saturday, December 7, 2019 4:28:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram alleged : "as we speak now, freedom is denied to 75 lakh people in the Kashmir valley," External link

timesofindia Saturday, December 7, 2019 4:02:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram alleged : "as we speak now, freedom is denied to 75 lakh people in the Kashmir valley," External link

news18 Saturday, December 7, 2019 3:58:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram alleged : "as we speak now, freedom is denied to 75 lakh people in the Kashmir valley," External link

business-standard Saturday, December 7, 2019 3:20:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “In Haryana, BJP wanted to win 50 seats, but we dented their hopes. In Maharashtra, they hoped to get 150 seats, but we denied them power. In Jharkhand, we will defeat BJP and form a secular government here with JMM and Congress,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, December 7, 2019 8:49:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram asked : "The Finance Minister said that she doesn't eat onions, so what does she eat? Does she eat avocado?" External link

outlookindia Friday, December 6, 2019 7:28:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram told : "I don't know the facts about what happened, but I can say this much, whatever happened, an inquiry should be made into it," External link

business-standard Friday, December 6, 2019 3:06:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram told : "I don't know the facts about what happened, but I can say this much, whatever happened, an inquiry should be made into it," External link

timesofindia Friday, December 6, 2019 2:45:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "The economy can be brought out of the slowdown, but this government is incapable of doing that," External link

mid-day Friday, December 6, 2019 8:17:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “8, 7, 6.6, 5.8, 5 and 4.5 are the quarterly growth rates for the last six quarters. The third and fourth quarters of 2019-20 are not likely to be any better. We will be lucky to end the year if growth touches 5 percent,” External link

laht Friday, December 6, 2019 6:29:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “The rise has directly benefited farmers,” External link

india Friday, December 6, 2019 6:13:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “I was not sarcastic, I was quoting her. They should have planned in advance, what is the point of importing (onions) now? When will they arrive? But if the Finance Minister says I don’t eat onions, that shows the mindset of this government” External link

expressindia Friday, December 6, 2019 4:08:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “There is less demand among the people because they have less money and less appetite to consume due to uncertainty and fear,” “People don’t want to buy because they have less money and they have less confidence about the future,” External link

expressindia Friday, December 6, 2019 4:08:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “there is complete fear everywhere…Every institution is gripped by fear and the media is no exception” External link

expressindia Friday, December 6, 2019 4:08:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “The Prime Minister has been unusually silent on economy. He has left it to his ministers to indulge in bluff and bluster,” External link

timesofindia Friday, December 6, 2019 3:36:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “The students are absolutely right. In a welfare State, higher education should be totally free. I agree, we are not in a position to make higher education totally free. But if it is not totally free, we must only charge reasonable fees, which is why JNU is an exemplar,” External link

thehindu Friday, December 6, 2019 12:26:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about Chief Minister ) : “I thought the Finance Minister said yesterday she does not eat onions, she is not bothered… What does she eat? Does she eat avocado? She does not eat onions,” External link

india Friday, December 6, 2019 12:24:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “The students are absolutely right. In a welfare State, higher education should be totally free. I agree, we are not in a position to make higher education totally free. But if it is not totally free, we must only charge reasonable fees, which is why JNU is an exemplar,” External link

Hindu Thursday, December 5, 2019 11:48:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram alleged : “The government is unable to look for the obvious clues because it is stubborn and mulish in defending its catastrophic mistakes such as demonetisation, flawed GST {Goods and Services Tax}, tax terrorism, regulatory overkill, protectionism, and centralised control of decision-making in the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO),” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, December 5, 2019 10:32:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram replied : “I was always strong in spirit, I am now stronger I think. But I have also become stronger in body. Let me give you a hint. Sleeping on a wooden board without a pillow strengthens your neck, spine and back. My spine is stronger, my neck is stronger and my head is stronger” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, December 5, 2019 10:32:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : ”There is complete fear everywhere. Every institution is gripped by fear and the media is no exception... Please shed fear, please speak truth to power,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, December 5, 2019 10:32:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “In the last 106 days, I was strong in spirit and I have become stronger because...my record as Minister and my conscience are absolutely clear” External link

thehindu Thursday, December 5, 2019 9:05:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “My record as a minister and my conscience are absolutely clear... We have total confidence that the courts will, ultimately, render justice” External link

thehindu Thursday, December 5, 2019 9:05:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram told : "Today, for the first time the Reserve Bank of India in a matter of seven months has reduced its forecast from the original 7.4 that was made in February 2019, reduced to 7.2 in April 2019, reduced to 6.1 a month ago and today reduced to 5. I cannot recall an instance where between February 2019 and December 2019, the RBI reduced its forecast from 7.4 to 5," External link

business-standard Thursday, December 5, 2019 8:51:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “My record as a minister and my conscience are absolutely clear... We have total confidence that the courts will, ultimately, render justice” External link

Hindu Thursday, December 5, 2019 8:01:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "Officers who have worked with me, business persons who have interacted with me and journalists who have observed me know that very well. My family trusts in God. We have total confidence that the courts will, ultimately, render justice," External link

business-standard Thursday, December 5, 2019 5:51:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "I am glad to speak to you exactly 106 days after I last spoke to you. As I stepped out and breathed the air of freedom at 8 pm last night, my first thought and prayers were for the 75 lakh people of the Kashmir Valley who have been denied their basic freedoms since August 4, 2019," "I am particularly concerned about the political leaders who have been detained without charges. Freedom is indivisible: if we must preserve our freedom, we must fight for their freedom. I am grateful for the clear and comprehensive order yesterday of the Supreme Court. The order will clear the many layers of dust that have unfortunately settled on our understanding of criminal law and the manner in which criminal law has been administered by our Courts," External link

business-standard Thursday, December 5, 2019 5:51:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "I have never commented on cases that are sub judice and I shall continue to adhere to that principle. To many of your possible questions on the case, the answers can be found in the lucid order of the Supreme Court pronounced yesterday," External link

business-standard Thursday, December 5, 2019 5:51:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “What does the finance minister mean when she says she does not eat onions? Does she eat avocados?,” External link

india Thursday, December 5, 2019 4:03:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “I am shocked, I am ashamed …yesterday in one newspaper I found six incidents of rape and lynchings,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, December 5, 2019 4:02:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “I was not sarcastic, I was quoting her. They should have planned in advance, what is the point of importing (onion) now, when will they arrive. But if the finance minister says I don’t eat onions, that shows the mindset of this government,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, December 5, 2019 4:02:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “I cannot comment on the case. I’m going to obey the SC order and I will not comment on the case. But the fact is that after 106 days’ pre-trial incarceration, there is not a single charge framed against me as we speak to you now. Not one charge has been framed against me. I will speak all about that tomorrow” External link

expressindia Thursday, December 5, 2019 3:56:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram told : “If the diagnosis is wrong, the prescription will be useless, may be even fatal. Even after 7 months into the fiscal year, the BJP government believes that the problems faced by the economy are cyclical. The government is wrong. It is wrong because it is clueless,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, December 5, 2019 3:51:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "There is fear everywhere. Media also gripped with fear" External link

timesofindia Thursday, December 5, 2019 2:55:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "Even after seven months into the fiscal year, the BJP government believes the problems faced by the economy are cyclical. The government is wrong. It is wrong because it is clueless" External link

timesofindia Thursday, December 5, 2019 2:55:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram added : "I believe that the Congress and some other parties are better equipped to pull the economy out of the slowdown and push economic growth, but we have to wait for better times," External link

timesofindia Thursday, December 5, 2019 2:55:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about Nirmala Sitharaman ) : "I thought the finance minister said yesterday she does not eat onions, she is not bothered... What does she eat? Does she eat avocado? She does not eat onions”. The former finance minister repeated the charge during his press conference when he said the government should have planned better for the crisis over the kitchen staple and there was no use exporting onions now. “Look at the response of the FM… She says 'I don’t eat onions'... She calls you onion-eating people,” he said. The Congress also hit out at Sitharaman on Twitter. Attributing shortage to low production, the minister said there are severe structural problems related to onions. " External link

news18 Thursday, December 5, 2019 2:31:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “If we must preserve our freedom, we must fight for their freedom,” External link

news18 Thursday, December 5, 2019 2:31:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : ''Prime Minister (Modi) has been unusually silent on the economy. He has left it to his ministers to indulge in bluff and bluster. The net result, as the Economist put it, is that the government has turned out to be an ‘incompetent manager’ of the economy.'' External link

asianage Thursday, December 5, 2019 2:17:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram told : "I thought the Finance Minister said yesterday she does not eat onions, she is not bothered... What does she eat? Does she eat avocado? She does not eat onions," External link

asianage Thursday, December 5, 2019 2:17:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “Shameful, that a section of people think they can get away with these acts of impunity. It is a complete break down of law and order in many parts of India. What is police doing, where is the fear of law,” External link

india Thursday, December 5, 2019 2:13:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “My record as minister and my conscience are absolutely clear. Officers who have worked with me, business persons who have interacted with me and journalists who have observed me know that very well.... We have total confidence that the courts will, ultimately, render justice” External link

thehindu Thursday, December 5, 2019 1:02:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “There is fear everywhere. Media also gripped with fear” External link

thehindu Thursday, December 5, 2019 1:02:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "There is fear everywhere. Media also gripped with fear" External link

economictimes Thursday, December 5, 2019 12:57:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "There is fear everywhere. Media also gripped with fear" External link

firstpost Thursday, December 5, 2019 12:42:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “Finance Minister said yesterday that she doesn’t eat onions, so what does she eat? Does she eat avocado?” External link

financialexpress Thursday, December 5, 2019 12:15:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram told : “If the diagnosis is wrong, the prescription will be useless, may be even fatal. Even after 7 months into the fiscal year, the BJP government believes that the problems faced by the economy are cyclical. The government is wrong. It is wrong because it is clueless,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, December 5, 2019 12:13:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “What does the finance minister mean when she says she does not eat onions? Does she eat avocados?,” External link

india Thursday, December 5, 2019 12:12:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "I thought the finance minister said yesterday she does not eat onions, she is not bothered... What does she eat? Does she eat avocado?," External link

timesofindia Thursday, December 5, 2019 12:10:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram told : "I thought the finance minister said yesterday she does not eat onions, she is not bothered... What does she eat? Does she eat avocado? She does not eat onions," External link

timesofindia Thursday, December 5, 2019 12:10:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "The PM has been unusually silent on economy, has left it to his ministers to indulge in bluff and bluster" External link

timesofindia Thursday, December 5, 2019 12:10:00 PM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “There is fear everywhere. Media also gripped with fear” External link

Hindu Thursday, December 5, 2019 11:57:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : “I cannot comment on the case. I’m going to obey the SC order and I will not comment on the case. But the fact is that after 106 days’ pre-trial incarceration, there is not a single charge framed against me as we speak to you now. Not one charge has been framed against me. I will speak all about that tomorrow” External link

news-yahoo-in Thursday, December 5, 2019 11:54:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram told : "I thought the Finance Minister said yesterday she does not eat onions, she is not bothered... What does she eat? Does she eat avocado? She does not eat onions," External link

business-standard Thursday, December 5, 2019 10:58:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said ( about Narendra Modi ) : "Prime Minister [Narendra Modi] has been unusually silent on the economy. He has left it to his ministers to indulge in bluff and bluster. The net result, as the Economist put it, is that the government has turned out to be an ‘incompetent manager’ of the economy" External link

news18 Thursday, December 5, 2019 10:37:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "After 106 days of incarceration, not one charge has been framed against me," External link

asianage Thursday, December 5, 2019 10:23:00 AM EAT

Palaniappan Chidambaram said : "After 106 days of incarceration, not one charge has been framed against me," External link

news-yahoo-in Thursday, December 5, 2019 7:14:00 AM EAT



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ministro1.06%PT12/05/200805/12/2008
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P. ChidambaramEN12.28%
P ChidambaramES11.58%
P ChidambaramPT11.58%
P. ChidambaramFR6.57%
P. ChidambaramPT6.51%
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Palaniappan ChidambaramEN3.78%
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Palaniappan ChidambaramPT3.51%
Palaniappan ChidambaramES3.51%
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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%
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P. ChidambaramSA0.03%
Planiappan ChidambaramES0.00%
P・チダンバラムJA0.00%
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Ram Meghwal said ( about Palaniappan Chidambaram ) : "Chidambaram spoke for more than 30 minutes in Parliament in favour of NPR. Then it was ok. Now it is not ok. How it can happen?" External link

timesofindia Monday, December 30, 2019 6:24:00 PM EAT

Amit Shah said ( about Palaniappan Chidambaram ) : "What happened to that promise? I can quote several laws of Pakistan. You can't fight election there ... What happened to minorities? From CJI, President, Vice President, ECI Chief to Rajya Sabha chairman, every post was held by Muslims in India," "During the UPA government, then Rajasthan government wrote to then Home Minister P Chidambaram stating outstanding issue of a large number of Pakistani refugees from Hindu and Sikh communities. 13,000 people from two religions only were benefited, whereas we have included refugees from six religions," External link

business-standard Wednesday, December 11, 2019 9:40:00 PM EAT

Amit Shah said ( about Palaniappan Chidambaram ) : "What happened to that promise? I can quote several laws of Pakistan. You can't fight election there ... What happened to minorities? From CJI, President, Vice President, ECI Chief to Rajya Sabha chairman, every post was held by Muslims in India," "During the UPA government, then Rajasthan government wrote to then Home Minister P Chidambaram stating outstanding issue of a large number of Pakistani refugees from Hindu and Sikh communities. 13,000 people from two religions only were benefited, whereas we have included refugees from six religions," External link

business-standard Wednesday, December 11, 2019 9:40:00 PM EAT

Prakash Javadekar said ( about Palaniappan Chidambaram ) : "Chidambaram violated the conditions laid by the court while granting him bail on the very first day. While granting bail, the court said that he will not make any public statement on the case, but today, he gave a statement that -- my record as a minister is very clear" External link

business-standard Saturday, December 7, 2019 9:35:00 PM EAT

Prakash Javadekar said ( about Palaniappan Chidambaram ) : “P. Chidambaram has violated the bail condition on the very first day after his release... What he said is in violation of this condition,” External link

thehindu Thursday, December 5, 2019 9:05:00 PM EAT

Prakash Javadekar told ( about Palaniappan Chidambaram ) : "Chidambaram violated the conditions laid by the court while granting him bail on the very first day. While granting bail, the court said that he will not make any public statement on the case, but today, he gave a statement that -- my record as a minister is very clear," External link

business-standard Thursday, December 5, 2019 5:51:00 PM EAT

Prakash Javadekar said ( about Palaniappan Chidambaram ) : “Chidambaram has violated the conditions laid by the Supreme Court while granting him bail on the very first day. While granting him bail, the top court had said that he will not make any public statement on the case, but today, he gave a statement that ‘his record as a minister is very clear’. He should not have spoken on the issue as ordered by the apex court,” External link

india Thursday, December 5, 2019 4:03:00 PM EAT

Prakash Javadekar said ( about Palaniappan Chidambaram ) : "P Chidambaram has violated his bail conditions on the very first day. The court had asked him to not give any public statement on the case as a condition for bail but Chidambaram today said that his record as a minster was very clear," External link

news-yahoo-in Thursday, December 5, 2019 3:03:00 PM EAT