"As far as Mr. P. Chidambaram is concerned, as Finance Minister, he had enjoyed my full confidence and as Home Minister he continues to enjoy and inspire my full confidence," Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said.

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday said Home Minister P. Chidambaram enjoys his “full confidence” and ruled out any infighting among the ministers.

On the 2G spectrum issue, he said, “I don’t know what note you are talking about. The whole 2G matter is before the court. I don’t want to comment on a matter that is subjudice.” He was talking to journalists accompanying him from Frankfurt to New York.

“As far as Mr. P. Chidambaram is concerned, as Finance Minister, he had enjoyed my full confidence and as Home Minister he continues to enjoy and inspire my full confidence,” he said.

The Prime Minister was asked about the surfacing of a Finance Ministry note of March 2011, which has said that the then Finance Minister Mr. Chidambaram could have recommended auctioning of 2G spectrum if he had wanted instead of selling it at 2001 prices.

Asked if the Finance Ministry note signified infighting among the ministers of his cabinet, Dr. Singh differed. “I don’t conclude that this can be interpreted as a fight between ministers”, the Prime Minister said.

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