Land Deals

  • Relief for Robert Vadra, Delhi HC rejects plea seeking CBI probe into his land deals 6 days ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has dismissed a petition seeking a Central Bureau of Investigation probe in the land deals of Congress President Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra. The plea was dismissed on the grounds that it had been dismissed by the Supreme Court earlier and that it was...
  • Raje government launches probe into Vadra land deals May 6, 2014

    The Vasundhara Raje government in Rajasthan has launched a probe into land deals of Congress president Sonia Gandhi's soninlaw Robert Vadra in the state when the Congress was in power. "The state government has directed collectors of Jodhpur, Barmer and Bikaner districts to gather information on deals and draft a factual...
  • There will be a fair probe into Vadra's land deals: Arun Jaitley April 29, 2014

    BJP leader Arun Jaitley said that it is for the investigative agencies to look into the matter professionally and correctly if there is a case or not against Robert Vadra's land deal. ...
  • Adani and Vadra: Did proximity to power get them undue benefits? April 28, 2014

    The BJP has clearly launched a full frontal attack against Congress by raking up the Vadra land deals. But surprisingly not a single case has been registered against the Gandhi soninlaw after the BJP came into power in Rajasthan. On the other side Gautam Adani, the industrialist in the eye...
  • Not received any land for pittance from Modi government: Adani April 28, 2014

    New Delhi: Gautam Adani, the industrialist in the eye of a storm about alleged favouritism by the Modi government of Gujarat, today responded to allegations in his first ever TV interview with CNNIBN, denying any special treatment by the Gujarat government. "I have never received any special treatment from Modi, nor...
  • Files on Vadra in Rajasthan being examined, can't rush the case: BJP April 28, 2014

    On Sunday, the BJP had released a video on alleged land deals of Sonia Gandhi's soninlaw Robert Vadra in Rajasthan and Haryana, terming it as the 'Robert Vadra model of development'. When asked why no action has been taken against Vadra in Rajasthan despite a BJP government, BJP leader Subramanian...
  • Congress continues to defend Robert Vadra, says BJP scared of Priyanka April 28, 2014

    New Delhi: The Congress continues to defend party President Sonia Gandhi's soninlaw Robert Vadra after the Bharatiya Janata Party released a CD questioning his land deals in Rajasthan and Haryana. The Congress has said that no charge against Vadra has been proven with all PILs filed against him dismissed. The party...
  • BJP's repeated attacks on Vadra shows it is scared of Priyanka: Cong April 27, 2014

    New Delhi: With the Bharatiya Janata Party's frequency of attacks increasing by the day on Robert Vadra, Congress on Sunday said that the principal opposition was scared of Priyanka Gandhi and hence was attacking her husband. Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi while speaking to CNNIBN said that the BJP is scared...
  • Ready for more such accusations, says Priyanka on Vadra video April 27, 2014

    Priyanka Gandhi on Sunday reacted strongly against the BJP after it released a video targeting her husband Robert Vadra. Priyanka said that she was ready for more such accusations and attacks by the BJP. ...
  • Cyrus Broacha's take on Vadra's alleged land deals April 27, 2014

    The vitriolics continue this election season. Bharatiya Janata Party leader Uma Bharti has once again hit out at the Gandhis calling Congress President Sonia Gandhi's soninlaw Robert Vadra a thief who will be punished irrespective of his ties with the Gandhis. Vadra has been named in land buying spree between...
  • BJP releases video targeting Robert Vadra's 'corrupt' land deals April 27, 2014

    New Delhi: In its most direct attack ever, the Bharatiya Janata Party on Sunday released a video targeting Sonia Gandhi's soninlaw Robert Vadra accusing him of being involved in fraudulent land deals in Congressruled states. At a press conference today, the BJP released a film that questions the source of Vadra's...
  • LS polls: Narendra Modi attacks Robert Vadra over land deals April 3, 2014

    At the time of addressing a rally in Ghaziabad on Thursday, BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi attacked Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra over land deals. Modi said, "I want to ask the Shehzada, if his brother-in-law will also be a 'chowkidaar' of the country as he said that the...
  • Allegations of favours to Vadra politically motivated, says Haryana CM March 27, 2014

    Gurgaon: The Robert Vadra land deals have put a question mark on the Haryana government. However, Harayana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda has denied having granted favours to Congress President Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Vadra. Speaking to CNN-IBN , Hooda called all corruption allegations against him politically motivated. "The allegations are all...
  • Next government won’t be formed without AAP's support: Arvind Kejriwal March 2, 2014

    Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday claimed that his party will secure 100 seats in Lok Sabha election and that the next government cannot be formed without its support as he launched a fresh attack on Narendra Modi over his alleged links with Mukesh Ambani. Addressing a rally in...
  • Trouble for Vadra, Rajasthan BJP MPs seek probe into his land deals February 9, 2014

    Jaipur: Trouble seems to be brewing for Congress President Sonia Gandhi's soninlaw Robert Vadra as five BJP MPs from Rajasthan have written to Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje demanding investigation into the land deals by him. With Lok Sabha elections just round the corner, the Rajasthan Revenue Borad has put the land...
  • Need probe into Robert Vadra land deals in Rajasthan: Bikaner MP February 9, 2014

    Five Rajasthan BJP MPs have written to Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje demanding a probe into land deals by Congress President soninlaw Robert Vadra. A BJP MP from Bikaner Arjun Ram Meghwal said that the previous government did not do anything against Vadra because of his ties with them. That's why...
  • Vadra land deals: BJP MPs write to Raje demanding probe December 24, 2013

    Five BJP MPs have asked Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje to set up a commission to inquire into alleged irregularities committed by the previous Congress government in the state in land deals involving the companies of Sonia Gandhi's soninlaw, Robert Vadra. BJP MPs Ravi Shankar Prasad, JP Nadda, Bhupinder Yadav, Arjun...
  • Haryana charges IAS officer Khemka with destroying Vadra's reputation December 5, 2013

    Chandigarh: The Haryana government on Thursday served chargesheet to IAS officer Ashok Khemka over VadraDLF land deal cancellation issue. He has been given 15 days time to reply to the chargesheet. The state government has chargesheeted Khemka for overstepping his jurisdiction in the cancellation of VadraDLF land deal. He has...
  • Khemka says he has been charged as he cancelled Vadra's land deals October 20, 2013

    New Delhi: Senior IAS officer Ashok Khemka has indicated that the Haryana government's chargesheet against him could be a retaliation for cancelling Congress President Sonia Gandhi's soninlaw Robert Vadra's land deal. Speaking to CNNIBN's Jyoti Kamal, Khemka has vowed to keep on fighting. Khemka clarified that he has not been served...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey October 17, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Are honest bureaucrats being targeted by the establishment? October 17, 2013

    After the controversy over Robert Vadra's land deals, whistleblower IAS officer Ashok Khemka has cried foul yet again after the Haryana government gave a go ahead to file another chargesheet against him. Khemka will be chargesheeted for low sales of seeds when he was the Managing Director of Haryana Seed...
  • MP who sought CBI probe into Robert Vadra's land deals quits Congress September 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Gurgaon MP Rao Inderjeet Singh has resigned from the Congress party. The MP from Gurgaon and a former minister of state had asked for a CBI inquiry into the land deals of Congress President Sonia Gandhi's soninlaw Robert Vadra. His daughter had recently launched a new political party called...
  • Govt is defending Vadra deal to avoid a larger inquiry: Jyoti Kamal August 22, 2013

    Days after Haryana IAS officer Ashok Khemka's claims, CNNIBN has accessed documents that reveal that Congress President Sonia Gandhi's soninlaw Robert Vadra did buy land from Omkareshwar properties using a 'fictitious' cheque. Documents accessed by CNNIBN show IAS officer Ashok Khemka claiming in his response to a Haryana government inquiry...
  • Documents show Vadra used a 'fictitious' cheque to buy land August 22, 2013

    Haryana IAS officer Ashok Khemka on Wednesday said that an independent probe monitored by the Punjab and Haryana High Court or the Supreme Court should be conducted into the alleged illegal land deals of Robert Vadra, the soninlaw of Congress President Sonia Gandhi. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai August 21, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Maharashtra Cabinet clears antisuperstition ordinance a day after Dabholkar's murder August 21, 2013

    A day after the murder of prominent rationalist Dr Narendra Dabholkar in Pune, the Maharashtra Cabinet has cleared the antiblack magic and superstition ordinance. Dabholkar had been campaigning for this legislation for over a decade. ...
  • Khemka says courts should monitor probe into Robert Vadra land deals August 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Haryana IAS officer Ashok Khemka on Wednesday said that an independent probe monitored by the Punjab and Haryana High Court or the Supreme Court should be conducted into the alleged illegal land deals of Robert Vadra, the soninlaw of Congress President Sonia Gandhi. In a debate with senior...
  • Documents show Robert Vadra bought land using a 'fictitious' cheque August 21, 2013

    Chandigarh: Days after Haryana IAS officer Ashok Khemka's claims, CNNIBN has accessed documents that reveal that Congress President Sonia Gandhi's soninlaw Robert Vadra did buy land from Omkareshwar properties using a 'fictitious' cheque. Documents accessed by CNNIBN show IAS officer Ashok Khemka claimed in his response to a Haryana government...
  • Robert Vadra land deal: Ashok Khemka defends action August 18, 2013

    Defending his action in the controversial land deal in Gurgaon involving Sonia Gandhi's soninlaw Robert Vadra, Haryana IAS officer Ashok Khemka has said morality demands one starts at the top and that requires guts and courage. "If you have to take action, the morality should start from the top, right at...
  • Robert Vadra guilty of criminal behaviour, ethical misconduct: Khemka August 18, 2013

    Haryana IAS officer Ashok Khemka in an interview with Karan Thapar on Devil's Advocate admitted that a greater criminal investigation is needed to establish the truth in Robert Vadra's land dealings. "The truth is to be established by looking at his (Robert Vadra) account statement," he said. Here is the transcript...