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ED abusing power at behest of govt, won"t bow down, says Chidambaram

He said he would not succumb to pressure and continue to speak and write.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJan 13th, 2018

ED abusing power at behest of govt, won’t bow down: Chidambaram

The Congress and its leader P Chidambaram today accused the government of “unleashing vicious vendetta” against the opposition after the Enforcement Directorate (ED) carried out raids at the residenc........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineJan 13th, 2018

Modi govt has no clue about economy: Chidambaram

Govt cannot deliver on growth and jobs in 1,200 days in power, says Chidambaram.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardSep 5th, 2017

As fuel prices touch over four-year highs, Chidambaram attacks govt

The BJP-led government had raised excise duty nine times between November 2014 and January 2016 to shore up finances as global oil prices fell.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 20th, 2018

Long regulatory road before Delhi govt penalises discoms for power cuts

No independent agency will monitor defaults by discoms, who themselves have to keep record of such defaults and inform the government informed about them.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 20th, 2018

P Chidambaram slams Modi govt on five-year high petrol, diesel prices

In a series of tweets, he said the government was clueless and floundering on the issue.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 20th, 2018

Govt approaches NCLAT to attach properties of people involved in PNB scam

It also allows tribunal power to appoint subsequent to an order removing the existing managing director or manager.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 18th, 2018

Govt, RBI strapped for reasons to explain cash crunch: Opposition

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram asked the RBI to explain why there is a cash shortage when it claims it has printed and supplied sufficient cash.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 18th, 2018

Chinese solar power illuminates govt administrative building, Nepal"s PMO

Under the China-aided Solar Photovoltaic Project, solar panels have been installed on the roof of 21 buildings of the Singha Durbar.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 11th, 2018

Govt takes on Urjit Patel"s statement on RBI"s lack of regulatory power

RBI tells government no 'systematic irregularity' in banking system; PNB fraud due to failure of bank's three layers of defence.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 4th, 2018

RBI enjoys equal regulatory power over both private and public banks: Govt

RBI tells government no 'systematic irregularity' in banking system; PNB fraud due to failure of bank's three layers of defence.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 4th, 2018

Make in India in public procurement: Companies bag Rs 50-bn govt contracts

One of the beneficiaries is Jindal Steel and Power, which had earlier been kept out of procurement for rails.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 3rd, 2018

BJP govt is anti-poor and anti-middle class: P Chidambaram on oil prices

Narendra Modi has betrayed people's trust, says Congress on increased petrol and diesel prices.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 2nd, 2018

The Hindutva effect: Buffalo slaughter falls and milk prices cool

Buffalo meat exports in both volume and value are down by a third since the Modi govt came to power in 2014.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMar 29th, 2018

Cambridge Analytica scandal: How India can save democracy from Facebook

Hegemonic incumbents like Google and Facebook need to be tackled with regulation; govt should use procurment power to fund open source alternatives.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMar 28th, 2018

TN power regulator for curbs on wind power banking as discom losses mount

Banking was adoped years ago by TN to promote clean energy, but with the State becoming energy surplus, govt-owned discom TANGEDCO has begun bearing losses.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMar 26th, 2018

Cong plenary: Chidambaram says next govt will face major economic crisis

Chidambaram said four years of Narendra Modi government has, rather than pulling them from poverty, pushed more people into it.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMar 18th, 2018

Rahul says India tired of BJP, Congress to seek allies to oust Modi in 2019

At the Congress Plenary Session, Sonia Gandhi hit out at the BJP govt for being 'power drunk', 'arrogant', 'dictatorial'. She said Modi indulges in 'dramebaazi' to earn votes.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMar 18th, 2018

The Aadhaar boomerang: How the emerging regime could hurt the BJP govt

With the BJP being in power both in Centre and most of the states, who do you think will face the voter's ire if Aadhaar-linked subsidies don't reach the beneficiaries?.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMar 16th, 2018

Letter to BS: RBI governor Urjit Patel slams govt for limited power

Dr Urjit Patel has found no alternative but to state the obvious "regulatory power must be ownership neutral".....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMar 15th, 2018

Rationalisation of coal supply to thermal power plants saved Rs 33 bn: Govt

The task force recommended rationalisation of existing sources on case to case basis for 19 thermal power plants of PSUs.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMar 14th, 2018