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Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram at a press conference in New Delhi | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

In Chidambaram’s demand for Article 370 restoration, hint of Team Rahul’s ‘Left-liberal push’

Chidambaram's demand for restoration of J&K's special rights isn’t endorsed by Congress, but experts say it's an attempt by Team Rahul to court alienated 'Left-liberals & Muslims'.
Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram at a press conference in New Delhi | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

Congress welcomes alliance of mainstream J&K parties, demands restoration of Article 370

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram said the Centre must also stop looking at the mainstream political parties and the people of J&K as 'anti-national'.
Congress leader P. Chidambaram addressing a press conference in New Delhi on the JNU violence

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram urges Modi govt to protect salaries, wages of workers

P. Chidambaram called upon the govt to announce a financial package for MSME sector and provide financial assistance to states to fight the Covid-19 crisis.
Congress leader P. Chidambaram addressing a press conference in New Delhi on the JNU violence

Chidambaram proposes cash transfers to urban, rural poor to help them during lockdown

Former finance minister P. Chidambaram presents 10-point plan to cope with lockdown, while stressing on the need to support PM Modi in this hour of crisis.
Labourers clean glass of newly build Indiabulls finance centre at Lower Parel area in Mumbai

RSS affiliate doesn’t agree with Modi govt that RBI acted promptly in Yes Bank crisis

Swadeshi Jagran Manch chief asks questions about the RBI’s failure to detect a spike in Yes Bank’s loan book, echoes P. Chidambaram’s remarks.
Congress leader P. Chidambaram addressing a press conference in New Delhi on the JNU violence

Yes Bank fiasco due to mismanagement of institutions under Modi govt: Congress’ Chidambaram

Former finance minister Chidambaram said it was ‘bizarre’ for SBI to invest Rs 2,450 crore in Yes Bank under the govt-approved bailout plan.
Sharmistha Mukherjee

Sharmishtha Mukherjee said what many in Congress are saying. Does she have a follow-up plan?

Sharmistha's response to Chidambaram for 'gloating' over AAP's Delhi win is significant. When was the last time a restless young dynast questioned the Congress sloth?

Congress outsourcing fight against BJP to state parties: Smart strategy or suicidal?

Congress’ national spokesperson Sharmistha Mukherjee rebuked P. Chidambaram on Twitter Wednesday for “gloating” over AAP’s victory.
P Chidambaram speaks in the Rajya Sabha on 11 December | RSTV/PTI Photo

Rising unemployment, falling consumption making India poorer, says P. Chidambaram

Commenting on Modi government's handling of the economy, Chidambaram said the economy is investment starved and a sense of fear and uncertainty prevails in the country.
File image of Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Nirmala Sitharaman’s second Union Budget woos the salaried class — but only just

Budget 2020 changes tax slabs to benefit the salaried class earning up to Rs 15 lakh a year, but those opting for it will have to forgo various exemptions.

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Plastic pollution in water bodies

Banning glitter is not going to save the oceans

Humans release 1.5 million tons of primary microplastics into the ocean annually, a sum equivalent to one disgorged plastic bag for every person each week.

Karnataka High Court stops Franklin Templeton debt funds closure without investor consent

Franklin Templeton shut six of its fixed-income and credit-risk funds run in India in April, locking in Rs 308 billion of investor monies following a liquidity crisis.

Defence

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh at Sukna Military Camp in Darjeeling district on Saturday | ANI

India wants to end border row with China, but will not cede an inch of land, says Rajnath Singh

The defence minister was speaking after performing 'Shastra Puja' at the Sukna-based headquarters of the Indian Army's 33 Corps in Darjeeling on the occasion of Dussehra.
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Trump or Biden? Doesn’t matter to India-US ties as they’re in a full, strategic embrace

Pompeo & Esper’s visit to India for the 2+2 talks is proof that old hypocrisies are history, and supreme national interest has again driven a strategic choice.