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Annamalai University admissions to be held online this year

Students can apply online till August 17, and their physical presence will be required only to confirm their identities during admission For the first time, the entire process of admission to undergraduate, postgraduate, diploma and certificate programmes in Annamalai University in Chidambaram will be conducted online, due to the COVID-19 situation. A notification to this […]

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Karti Chidambaram for regulated liquor sale in Tamil Nadu

‘Prohibition as a policy will be a failure’ Sivaganga Lok Sabha MP Karti Chidambaram on Wednesday said that instead of demanding prohibition in Tamil Nadu, the State Governmentcould regulate sale of liquor through online and setting up outlets in select locations alone. Speaking to reporters here, he said the Congress in the State might have […]

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Govts imposing taxes in times of distress ‘cruel’: Chidambaram

Mr. Chidambaram’s remarks come after the central government hiked the excise duty on petrol and diesel. Governments must borrow to meet their deficits and not impose higher tax burdens when economic activity has ground to a halt amid the coronavirus pandemic, senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram said on Wednesday after the Centre and the Delhi […]

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How Nirmalaji compares with earlier FMs

While the situation she finds herself in may not be that good, how does it stack up against her three immediate predecessors Pranab Mukherjee, P Chidambaram and the late Arun Jaitley?Arup Roychoudhury finds out.All Illustrations: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com It is not easy to be Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman right now. As she heads into her second […]

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Chidambaram slams Army Chief Rawat

Former Union Finance Minister inaugurates ‘Save India, Save Constitution’ march of Congress Congress leader and former Union Finance Minister P. Chidambaram on Saturday slammed Chief of the Army Staff Bipin Rawat for his purported criticism of the anti-Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) protests. Inaugurating the “Save India, Save Constitution” march organised by the Congress to Raj […]

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Finally Chidambaram gets bail

Former union finance minister P. Chidambaram has finally got bail in the INX Media money laundering case. The Supreme Court of India has granted bail to Chidambaram and after 105 days of being in Tihar jail, the Congress leader will walk free. However, the Supreme has restricted Chidambaram from giving any interviews to the media […]