P Chidambaram

Sitharaman's statement on servicing oil bonds 'astonishing': Congress

A day after Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman ruled out any cut in excise duty on fuel, as of now, since the previous UPA government had reduced fuel prices by issuing oil bonds of Rs 1.44 lakh crore, senior Congress leader and former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram hit out, terming her statement "astonishing" and "incredible ignorance". Aug 18, 2021
B'desh Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen.

Bangladesh refuses US request to host relocating Afghans

Bangladesh has brushed off a request from the US government to provide temporary relocation shelter to some Afghans who worked for the America-led entities in the war-torn nation, Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen said. Aug 17, 2021