Panaji (Goa) [India], January 21 (ANI): Accusing the Congress of "misleading people" of Goa, Trinamool Congress leader Abhishek Banerjee on Thursday said the party had approached former union minister P Chidambaram for alliance and if the results of the Goa election goes in favour of the BJP, the Congress leader "should come out in public and take the blame on him".
Panaji Jan 20 PTI Trinamool Congress Party TMC leader Abhishek Banerjee on Thursday said if Congress could not dislodge the BJP from power in the next months Goa Assembly elections Congress state in-charge P Chidambaram should take the responsibilityThe TMC had approached Chidambaram with a formal offer for pre-poll alliance for the February 14 Goa polls he told reporters hereWhen we arrived here parties like Congress and AAP raised questions like if TMC was trying to divide anti-BJP votes said Abhishek who is TMCs general secretaryTMC supremo Mamata Banerjee had given a call for like-minded people to forge an alliance he saidMGP Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party came forward and formed alliance with TMC but rest of the parties were busy propagating that TMC is dividing votes Abhishek saidChidambaram was misleading people to serve his partys interest the TMC leader allegedChidambaram said that TMC never made an offer for alliance TMC national vice president Pawan Varma made it clear that he went to Chidambarams house on December 24 at 130 pm with the offer Banerjee saidHe says there was no concrete offer from TMC Varma has said that he went to Chidambarams house and requested him that we should come together keeping our egos aside for the sake of Goans the TMC leader addedIf he Chidambaram fails to defeat the BJP he should be the first to resignhe should tell the world that he accepts responsibility Banerjee further saidHe also said that Congress which is asking people to give it a chance to rule the state had emerged as the single largest party in 2017 but could not keep its flock together and 80 per cent of its MLAs defectedThe BJP formed government in Goa in 2017 by cobbling together a coalition PTI RPS KRK KRK
Panaji (Goa) [India], January 20 (ANI): Ahead of the Goa Assembly polls, Trinamool Congress (TMC) general secretary Abhishek Banerjee on Thursday alleged that Congress leader P Chidambaram has been spreading misunderstanding against TMC.
Coimbatore Jan 17 PTI The Tamil Nadu government should explain why the tableaux of the State meant for Republic Day parade have not found place in the final list said founder-president of Puthiya Tamilagam K Krishnasamy on Tuesday The public should know the reason for the rejection during the selection of 12 tableaux and what were the themes and exclusives projected by the State government for the tableax of V O Chidambaram Bharathiar and Velu Natchiar he told reporters here An expert committee has examined the proposals on the basis of theme concept design and visual impact and Tamil Nadu tableaux were considered in the first three rounds but could not make it to final list Krishnasamy said quoting from a letter written by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh over the issue Where has the government failed to project the theme and concept he said Tableaux from Tamil Nadu found place in the parades in 2017 2019 2020 and 2021 and it was not necessary to politicise the issue he added PTI NVM NVG NVG
Panaji (Goa) [India], January 15 (ANI): Trinamool Congress (TMC) Goa In-Charge Mahua Moitra on Friday hit out at Congress leader P Chidambaram saying that her party made a "formal and definitive" offer to Congress in Goa to defeat BJP.
Goa (Panaji) [India], January 8 (ANI): Congress senior leader and Goa Election incharge P Chidambaram on Saturday said that his party will accept the support of any party that has a common task of defeating the BJP in the upcoming Goa assembly elections.
New Delhi Dec 29 PTI Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Wednesday claimed that after Muslims Christians were the new target of the Hindutva brigade citing the governments refusal to renew the FCRA registration for the Missionaries of Charity Chidambaram who is senior election observer of the Congress for Goa also claimed that the mainstream media had banished the story of Home Ministrys action related to Missionaries of Charity MoC from its pages and termed it sad and shameful The rejection of renewal to MoC is a direct attack on NGOs who are doing yeoman service for the poor and wretched of India he said on Twitter In the case of MoC it reveals bias and prejudice against Christian charity work After Muslims Christians are the new target of the Hindutva brigade Chidambaram said After two successive defeats in the Goa assembly elections the Congress is hoping to make a comeback in state polls early next year PTI SKU AAR AAR
New Delhi Dec 27 PTI The Congress and the Centre were at loggerheads on Monday over COVID-19 vaccination targets with senior leader of the opposition party P Chidambaram alleging confusion over the booster dose of the vaccines and Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan hitting back at the grand old party for spreading disinformationFormer home minister Chidambaram lashed out at the government over the alleged sluggish pace of inoculation against the viral disease and claimed that the country will not achieve 100-per cent first-dose vaccination by December 31Lets face the truth even if the Government is unwilling to do so Not all 94 crore adults will receive the first dose of vaccination before December 31 We will not achieve 100 per cent coverage A very very large number will not receive the second dose of vaccination he said in a tweetUnion Education Minister and senior Bharatiya Janata Party BJP leader Pradhan described Congress leaders as compulsive naysayers who are out to seeding panic creating fear and spreading disinformationChidambaram also alleged that the booster dose proposal is shrouded in confusionWhich is the booster dose vaccine for Covishield Not another dose of Covishield I hopeThe chicken have come home to roost We are paying the price for delayed orders delayed payment non-licensing of Pfizer Moderna and insufficient production and supply he tweetedHitting out at Chidambaram Pradhan said The sadist attitude of Congress and its coterie on every progressive step India takes never fails to surprise First they misled people over safety of our homemade vaccines stoked vaccine hesitancy and created panic by doubting the collective capability of our countryAnd now when India is yet again taking proactive steps to effectively manage the Omicron variant flower-pot-farmers and compulsive naysayers are doing what they are best at -- seeding panic creating fear and spreading disinformation he tweetedThe minister noted that many developed countries are facing the brunt of Omicron despite depending upon the said vaccinesAlso Chidambaram ji let me remind you it was the Congress government that sold vaccines for profit Your intent to deceive will not derail Indias fight against the pandemic he wrote on TwitterThe country had launched the Covid vaccination drive on January 16 and set a target to achieve 100 per cent vaccination for the first dose by December 31As on Monday afternoon the country had administered 14231 crore doses of Covid vaccines with nearly 84 crore beneficiaries receiving the first dose and over 58 crore receiving both the jabs PTI SKU RC
New Delhi Dec 26 PTI Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Sunday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi over miscreants reportedly disrupting Christmas-related events in Haryana and Assam saying that instead of exhortations the PM should direct the BJP governments there to identify those involved and bring them before a court of lawThe former home minister said that on a day when the prime minister exhorted people to recall the teachings of Jesus Christ miscreants disrupted a Christmas programme in a private school in HaryanaWho are these miscreants Reports say they shouted Jai Shri Ram and Bharat Mata Ki Jai On the next day a church service was disrupted in Assam Chidambaram saidInstead of exhortations the PM should direct the BJP governments of Haryana and Assam to identify the miscreants and bring them before a Court of law he saidThe prime minister should also exhort the Hindutva brigade to read the teachings of Jesus Christ Chidambaram added PTI ASK ANB ANB