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Group of Ministers on CBI autonomy to meet today May 23, 3:22 pm
New Delhi, May 23 (ANI): The Group of Ministers (GoM) appointed to discuss modalities for ensuring greater independence for the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) will meet on Thursday in Finance Minister P. Chidambaram's office.
New Delhi, May 22 (ANI): Finance Minister P. Chidambaram on Wednesday said that making laws in the country is not an easy task, and added that this has become even more difficult due to the legitimization of obstructionism as a parliamentary tactic in the coalition era.
Bank mergers could lead to too-big-to-fail entities: Chidambaram May 21, 11:07 am
New Delhi, May 21 (ANI): Union Finance Minister P. Chidambaram has favoured mergers in the banking industry so that India can have two-three global sized banks.
London, May 17 (ANI): Finance Minister P Chidambaram has said that the Group of Ministers (GoM) formed by the government will work towards giving functional autonomy to CBI, but at the same time asserted that accountability is important.
BJP says Group of Ministers on CBI autonomy an eyewash May 15, 5:43 pm
New Delhi, May 15 (ANI): Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitley today termed the Congress-led UPA Government's move to set up a Group of Ministers (GoM) to draft a new bill to insulate the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) from political interference as an eyewash.
New Delhi, May 15 (ANI): Finance Minister P. Chidambaram left today on a five-day three nation tour of UK, France and Qatar.
Group of Ministers formed to decide on CBI autonomy May 14, 5:05 pm
New Delhi, May 14 (ANI): In the wake of the Supreme Court's criticism of the government for influencing the CBI report in the coal blocks allocation scam, Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh has formed a Group of Ministers (GoM) headed by Finance Minister P. Chidambaram to decide the plan of action to insulate the investigating agency from external influence.
Supreme Court allows Chennai-Delhi IPL match at Chepauk stadium May 14, 12:58 pm
New Delhi, May 14 (ANI): In a major relief for thousands of cricket fans with valid tickets, the Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed de-sealing of three stands at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai for today's IPL match between Chennai Super Kings and Delhi Daredevils.
Patna, May 13 (ANI): Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday pinned hope on the Congress-led UPA Government at the Centre for the granting of special status to his state.
Nalanda University to continue to receive all central assistance in next 10 years: Chidambaram May 12, 9:59 am
Patna, May 12 (ANI): Union Finance Minister P. Chidambaram has said that Nalanda University would continue to receive all central assistance in the next ten years.
Chidambaram hints at providing special status to Bihar May 11, 8:16 pm
Patna, May 11 (ANI): Hinting that the Centre might provide special status to Bihar, Finance Minister P. Chidambaram on Saturday declared to set up a committee to determine the new criteria for backwardness.
New Delhi, May 9 (ANI): Leaders of the Left Parties met Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh and Finance Minister P. Chidambaram here on Thursday, and demanded a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the chit fund scam in West Bengal.
New Delhi, May 8 (ANI): In what could be termed a probable first for a member of the Union Cabinet, Finance Minister P. Chidambaram turned television channel reporter briefly outside Parliament on Wednesday, which seemed to be his way of expressing his delight over the Congress Party's poll victory in Karnataka.
Congress will give stable, progressive and hard-working Govt. in Karnataka: Chidambaram May 8, 2:08 pm
New Delhi, May 8 (ANI): Finance Minister P. Chidambaram on Wednesday expressed his delight with the Congress Party getting absolute majority in Karnataka, saying the state will now get a stable, progressive and hard-working government for the next five years.
New Delhi, May 4 (ANI): Finance Minister P.Chidambaram on Saturday said the government is confidentabout pushing ahead with its proposal to raise the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) cap on the insurance and pension sectors.
New Delhi, May 3 (ANI): Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Friday pitched for a greater use of knowledge and technology to meet the challenges of economic growth and improve the plight of people at bottom of pyramid.
Chidambaram dismisses Sushma's charges against Sonia May 1, 5:59 pm
New Delhi, May 1 (ANI): Finance Minister P. Chidambaram on Wednesday termed the Bharatiya Janata Party's decision not to attend any meeting convened by Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar or Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kamal Nath for the rest of the session as another sad development in the Indian democracy.
HR, IT boost needed for Enforcement Directorate to deal with sophisticated financial crime: Chidambaram May 1, 1:22 pm
New Delhi, May 1 (ANI): Finance Minister P. Chidambaram on Wednesday said there is a need to equip the Enforcement Directorate (ED) with more trained human resources and latest information technology to deal with the sophisticated crimes of money laundering.
Govt. to work for passage of pending bills: Chidambaram Apr 30, 6:02 pm
New Delhi, April 30 (ANI): The Government on Tuesday said that it will continue with its efforts for passage of other bills on food security and land acquisition, which are equally important.
'India has become laughing stock over 2G', says Yashwant Sinha Apr 29, 4:37 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 29 (ANI): Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Yashwant Sinha on Monday denounced the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) report on the 2G spectrum scam, saying it has made the country and its people a laughing stock.
Government to open 7,000 new bank branches every year: Chidambaram Apr 29, 10:20 am
Sivagangai (Tamil Nadu), April 29 (ANI): Finance Minister P. Chidambaram, who was on a weekend visit to his parliamentary constituency of Sivagangai in Tamil Nadu, has revealed that the government has plans to open at least 7000 new bank branches every year across the country.
New Delhi, April 27 (ANI): The chairman of the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) that is looking into all aspects of the 2G spectrum allocation scam, P.C. Chacko, has expressed his willingness to consider amendments to controversial aspects of the draft report which has given a clean chit to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Finance Minister P. Chidambaram.
New Delhi, Apr. 25 (ANI): Minister of State in Prime Minister's Office (PMO) V. Narayanasamy on Thursday lashed out at the opposition members of the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC), which is looking the 2G spectrum allocation scam, for demanding the removal of panel chairperson P.C. Chacko, saying it is unwarranted, unnecessary and politically motivated.
New Delhi, Apr. 24 (ANI): Finance Minister P. Chidambaram on Wednesday said that there is a need to take immediate action by the non-life-insurance sector to increase penetration and coverage of the non life insurance in the country.
Foreign tourists in groups to get collective landing permits Apr 24, 6:32 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 24 (ANI): With a view to encourage foreign tourist arrivals, the government has decided to provide collective landing permits.
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