Congress leader P Chidambaram lauds 6 states for rejecting Centre’s GST proposal

New Delhi: Congress leader P Chidambaram on Tuesday lauded the finance ministers of six states for rejecting the Central government’s proposals for bridging the GST compensation gap. He said the states should not allow the Centre to evade its legal and moral responsibility to compensate them for the revenue shortfall.…

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‘Matter Of Shame,’ Opposition Attacks Govt As India’s First Quarter GDP Contracts 23.9%

The Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation on Monday released the estimates of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) for the first quarter of 2020-21, i.e. April-June period, as per which, country’s GDP contracted 23.9 per cent. ALSO READ | Worst In Decades! India’s First Quarter GDP Drops By 23.9% Amid COVID-19 Pandemic;…

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Hope President will intervene, instruct Rajasthan governor to convene Assembly session: Chidambaram

New Delhi: Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Monday expressed hope that President Ram Nath Kovind will intervene and instruct the Rajasthan governor to convene a session of the state Assembly, saying he has “absolute authority” to do so. The former Union minister alleged that BJP-appointed governors have violated the…

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9 successive quarters of economic decline and an impending recession: Chidambaram attacks govt

NEW DELHI: Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram Friday attacked the NDA government over its handling of the economy, alleging the BJP-led dispensation has caused nine successive quarters of economic decline and an impending recession in 2020-21. “Those who scoff at the UPA’s record must know that economists are laughing at…

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P Chidambaram: If RGF returns Rs 20 L, will PM assure country that China will vacate Indian territory: Chidambaram

NEW DELHI: Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Saturday asked whether Prime Minister Narendra Modi would assure the country that China would vacate Indian territory and restore status quo ante at the border, if the Rajiv Gandhi Foundation returned Rs 20 lakh it had taken as donation earlier. Taking on…

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