Land Deals

  • 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 son-in-law after the BJP came into power in Rajasthan. On the other side Gautam Adani, the industrialist in the eye...
  • 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 son-in-law 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...
  • 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 son-in-law Robert Vadra a thief who will be punished irrespective of his ties with the Gandhis. Vadra has been named in land buying spree between...
  • 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 son-in-law 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...
  • 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...
  • 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 son-in-law 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 anti-superstition 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 anti-black magic and superstition ordinance. Dabholkar had been campaigning for this legislation for over a decade. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai August 13, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Is Robert Vadra becoming an embarrassment for Sonia Gandhi? August 13, 2013

    It was not only the Opposition, but Congress party MP Rao Inderjeet Singh who also demanded a probe into Robert Vadra's controversial land deals. The Congress was cornered by the BJP in Parliament over the issue. ...
  • News 360: BJP targets Congress over Vadra land deals, demands SIT probe August 13, 2013

    Senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha demanded an SIT probe in Congress President Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra's land deal. The Congress has, however, denied any discussion on the issue. ...
  • Congress under attack in Parliament over Robert Vadra land deals August 13, 2013

    The Congress felt the heat over party president Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra's land deals in Parliament as the Opposition insisted that they should be allowed to discuss the issue. The BJP is demanding an SIT probe in Vadra land deals. ...
  • BJP demands SIT probe into Robert Vadra land deals August 13, 2013

    BJP leader Yashwant Sinha demanded on Tuesday that the SIT probe should be initiated in the Robert Vadra land deals case. "A multi-disciplinary team monitored by the Supreme Court should probe this. Without any investment you can make money, that's a unique model," he said. ...
  • IAS officer Khemka accused Vadra after his transfer, says Congress August 13, 2013

    Congress leader R Surjewala has said that IAS officer Ashok Khemka levelled allegations against Robert Vadra after his transfer order. IAS officer Ashok Khemka has filed a 100 page reply to the government claiming that Robert Vadra falsified documents for several land deals with DLF. ...
  • Has the Congress failed to come clean on Robert Vadra? August 12, 2013

    The BJP has moved a motion to suspend Question Hour in Parliament over the Robert Vadra land deals. This came after IAS officer Ashok Khemka took on the Haryana government again last week when he filed a 100-page reply alleging that Robert Vadra falsified documents for several land deals. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey October 19, 2012

    The IAC has reportedly formed an ombudsman to probe into allegations against members Anjali Damania, Prashant Bhushan and Mayank Gandhi. The crisis-ridden Kingfisher Airlines on Friday extended its lockout till October 23. Meanwhile, a case was registered against six unidentified persons on Friday in connection with the hijack alarm incident involving an...
  • News 360: IAC members under scanner over suspicious land deals October 19, 2012

    The IAC has reportedly formed an ombudsman to probe into allegations against members Anjali Damania, Prashant Bhushan and Mayank Gandhi. ...
  • IAS officer transfer: Cong's emergency mindset evident, says BJP October 16, 2012

    The BJP has once again called for an impartial probe into the DLF-Vadra land deal in Haryana. BJP leader Prakash Javadekar has said that the transfer of the IAS officer Ashok Khemka reveals the Congress's emergency mindset. "The moment Vadra's matter came in public domain, Congress has been trying to save...
  • Vadra-DLF deal: Will ask HC to probe, says Haryana Opposition October 16, 2012

    The Opposition has stepped up pressure for an independent inquiry into the land deal between Robert Vadra and DLF. Former Haryana chief minister Om Prakash Chautala has threatened to move court. "There is no question of a fair investigation under the Congress. The matter has to be taken to court for...
  • Vadra-DLF land transfer in limbo now: Senior HC lawyer October 16, 2012

    Senior Punjab and Haryana High Court lawyer Anupam Gupta has said that with the cancellation of the mutation of a land deal between Robert Vadra and DLF, the transfer has fallen into a limbo. "The practical significance is that this transfer of title by Robert Vadra in favour of DLF cannot...
  • Robert Vadra: Congress stands exposed now, says BJP October 16, 2012

    The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has said that the latest controversy to hit Robert Vadra, the son-in-law of Congress President Sonia Gandhi, just shows how the Gandhi family abuses power. "This shows the powers of Vadra and the family. A senior officer investigates him and he's transferred. This kind of protection...
  • President's son clarifies Pune land deal April 13, 2012

    President Pratibha Patil's son, Rajendra Shekhawat said on Friday that the land will not remain in the President's possession forever. ...
  • MP benami land deal: BJP MP must quit, says Congress April 7, 2012

    Congress leader Ajay Singh said on Saturday that BJP MP Narottam Mishra must quit over his involvement in the MP benami land deal case. ...
  • Land row: Ghai to move SC against Bombay HC order February 10, 2012

    Filmmaker Subhash Ghai has claimed that there was no foul play in the land deal during the Vilasrao Deshmukh government. ...
  • Pakistan cancels controversial Gurudwara land deal March 27, 2011

    The Pakistan government, in a goodwill gesture on Sunday, canceled a controversial Gurudwara land acquisition deal. This was announced by the Pakistan Home Secretary during his visit to Golden Temple on Sunday. ...
  • Watch: Dinakaran linked to land deals, SC dreams dashed December 5, 2009

    New Delhi: It is the end of the road for Justice Dinakaran. The Central Government on Saturday refused to clear his name for the Supreme Court saying there is enough proof to link him to questionable land deals. ...