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Chidambaram Criticises Govt Over GST Hike On Scientific Equipments

GST on scientific equipment needed by research institutions and universities raised from 5 per cent to 12-18 per cent

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Chidambaram Attacks Centre By Blaming Handling Of Economy Poorly

Former finance minister P Chidambaram blames the handling of issues like rupee falling, unemployment and increase in LPG price.

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Modi Dispensation Is 'No Dissonance Allowed' Govt: Chidambaram

"NDA Government is well known as the 'No Data Available' Government. Now it is the 'No Dissonance Allowed' Government," Chidambaram said on Twitter

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Country's Growth Rate Is Weakening, No Sign Of Promised Recovery: Chidambaram

Chidambaram said this after the country reported an overall GDP growth of 8.7 percent for the year 2021-22, with the last quarter showing a growth rate of 4.1 per cent

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Being Between 'Devil And Deep Sea': Chidambaram On states' Situation After Govt's Excise Cut On Fuel

The states are getting very little by way of share of duties on petrol and diesel, he said, noting that their revenue is from VAT on petrol and diesel

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CBI Raids On Chidambaram's House And Office

Earlier also, Chidambaram was arrested from his residence in 2019 by CBI over the INX Media corruption and money laundering case

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State Of The Economy Is A Cause Of Extreme Concern: Chidambaram

Chidambaram said a slower rate of growth has been the "hallmark" of the present government in the last eight years

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Congress Opposes Wheat Ban Decision Of Govt

If procurement had taken place, there would not have been any need to ban the export of wheat, Chidambaram said

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State Of Economy Cause Of Extreme Concern: Chidambaram

The consequences of the poorly-drafted and unfairly-implemented GST laws brought in by the Modi government in 2017 are there for everyone to see, the Congress leader said

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Long Live Debate Less Parliamentary Democracy: Chidambaram's Slams Centre

The farm bills were passed without a debate when the two sides did not agree and they were repealed without a debate when the two sides agreed, Chidambaram said, adding that, "whichever way, there was no debate".

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Cong Never Monetised Core, Strategic Assets: Chidambaram

Chidambaram asked the government if provisions will be included in the invitation to bid (ITB) to ensure the monetisation process doesn''t create monopolies or duopolies in the sector.

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Possible Axis Of China, Pakistan And Taliban-Controlled Afghanistan Cause For Worry: Chidambaram

The Security Council on Monday adopted the resolution sponsored by France, UK and the US with 13 members voting in favour, none against and permanent, veto-wielding members Russia and China abstaining.

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'Does This Mean No More Vaccine Shortage?' Rahul Gandhi Takes Potshots At New Health Minister

Earlier Congress leader P Chidambaram said the first task of the new Health Minister Mansukh Mandavia is to remove vaccine shortage as some states are facing acute shortages.

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That Illusive Double Digit Growth-What Will Drive The Indian Economy

As India fends for resources to fight a virus and keep the economy on an even keel, it also looks beyond the pandemic and the targeted $5 trillion GDP. Are the country’s strategies and policy framework on track? BW Businessworld’s Manish Kumar Jha speaks to economists across the political divide for a realistic assessment of the state of the economy

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This Govt. Is Clueless, My Advice Is Borrow And Spend-- P. Chidambaram

The economic growth statistics of the last financial year underplay some economic indicators like FDI and GST collection. The GDP numbers released by the National Statistical Office (NSO) show a 7.3 per cent contraction of the Indian economy over FY2020-21 ‒ the worst in over 40 years. Along, we must subject FDI to a closer analysis. Where are we headed in terms of economic planning and how do we reorient our growth story? And, crucially, what about India's youth dividend turning in bubble? Former Union Finance Minister and Congress member of Parliament, P. Chidambaram discusses these and other lacunae in planning with BW Businessworld’s Manish Kumar Jha.

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