SUBRAMANIAN SWAMY

  • India can ill-afford Shiv Sena and Owaisis agenda of communal hatred April 13, 2015

    New Delhi: Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut's statement advocating the disenfranchisement of Muslims in India comes as no shock to me. And just as I have moved the National Commission for Minorities and Election Commission of India to act against his hate speech BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj, who advocated Hindu...
  • Swamy threatens to move court against new Rafale jet deal between India, France April 12, 2015

    New Delhi: Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Subramanian Swamy oN Saturday threatened to go to court against the deal to buy Rafale fighter aircraft from France if the government does not heed to his warning. Terming the deal "corrupt", Swamy said it will bring bad name to the party. The senior...
  • News 360: Naxals strike again, 7 policemen killed, 12 others injured in Chhattisgarh April 11, 2015

    Seven policemen were killed while 10 others were injured in an ambush by Naxals in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh. The encounter took place in the worst-affected Pidmel-Polampalli area of the district when a squad of state police STF was out on operations around noon. ...
  • Swamy takes on Narendra Modi, calls new Rafale jet deal between India, France a 'case of arbitrariness' April 11, 2015

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's decision to buy 36 Rafale fighter jets in fly-away condition under a new deal with France has come will severe criticism from a prominent member of his own party. After meeting French President Francois Hollande in Paris on Friday, Modi announced that Indian Air...
  • Tarun Gogoi only welcomes Bangladeshi immigrants to Assam: Subramanian Swamy March 16, 2015

    New Delhi: Taking a jibe at Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi, BJP leader Subramanian Swamy said the Chief Minister only welcomes illegal Bangladeshi migrants to Assam. "Gogoi has sent me a message in secret: If I want to enter Assam, then I come dressed as a Bangladesh infiltrator. All hospitality guaranteed,"...
  • CM Tarun Gogoi threatens to ban Subramanian Swamy's entry into Assam March 15, 2015

    Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Sunday said the government would consider banning entry of BJP leader Subramanian Swamy into the state after his reported remark that "mosques are mere buildings and can be demolished." "His comments are completely insulting for a community. We will take action. If he continues...
  • Criminal case filed against Subramanian Swamy over his controversial remarks on mosque March 15, 2015

    Guwahati: A criminal case has been filed against Bharatiya Janata Party leader Subramanian Swamy over his remarks on mosque. Swamy said mosque is not a religious place but is just a building that can be demolished any time. "Mosques are demolished periodically everywhere in the world. Even during the British...
  • Swamy files petition against shifting of probe officers in 2G, coal scam cases March 10, 2015

    New Delhi: Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Subramanian Swamy on Tuesday filed a petition against shifting of probe officers in the 2G spectrum allocation and coal block allocation scam cases. Swamy opposed the transfer of Central Bureau of Investigation Joint Director Ashok Tiwari and Additional Director RK Dutta. Tiwari was shifted in...
  • Jayalalithaa case: Karnataka HC asks Subramanian Swamy to make written submission on March 11 March 9, 2015

    Bengaluru: The Karnataka High Court on Monday directed BJP leader Subramanian Swamy to make written submissions on March 11 in former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa's appeal against her conviction in the disproportionate assets case. As the Court began its proceedings in the case, Swamy's assistant Pawan Chandrashekhar Shetty sought a...
  • Black money is cancer; government committed to bring it back: Subramanian Swamy February 19, 2015

    New Delhi: Terming black money as cancer for society, BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Thursday said the NDA government was committed to bring back to the country the illegally stashed money abroad. "The pace (to bring back black money) is slow. In my opinion, I am not happy with that. But...
  • IAS officer vs State: Are religious rights being violated? January 28, 2015

    Claiming that the government is eluding him from his fundamental right to profess, practice or propagate any religion, IAS officer C Umashankar is taking on the Tamil Nadu government by asking him not to preach Christianity. ...
  • Sunanda death case: Tharoor's statements are contradictory, says Subramanian Swamy January 19, 2015

    Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Monday was questioned by SIT in Sunanda Puskar death case. Senior BJP leader Subramanian Swamy said, "There are many contradictions surrounding Tharoor's statements." ...
  • Sunanda Pushkar death: A year and countless theories later, police nowhere close to solving the mystery January 18, 2015

    New Delhi: Its a year since Congress MP Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar was found dead in her room in Leela Palace Hotel in New Delhi on January 17, 2014. A year and countless theories later, police didn't seem to be any closer to solving the case. The post mortem...
  • In defence of Shashi Tharoor January 15, 2015

    (Shehzad Poonawalla is a Congress supporter and has been defending Shashi Tharoor for a long time. In this article, he demands that the BJP leader Dr. Subramanian Swamy must come for a debate with him on the Sunanda Pushkar murder case) New Delhi: It's almost one year that Sunanda Pushkar...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories January 13, 2015

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  • Shashi Tharoor should reveal the identity of Sunanda's killer: Subramanian Swamy January 13, 2015

    New Delhi: Adding to the strings of accusations against Congress leader Shashi Tharoor, BJP leader Subramanian Swamy has now alleged on Tuesday that Tharoor should reveal the identity of the 'killer' to the police. Responding to the accusations, Tharoor at the Delhi airport said, "If Subramanian Swamy knows the murderer then...
  • Sunanda Pushkar murder: War of words between husband Shashi Tharoor, Subramanian Swamy January 13, 2015

    New Delhi: The Sunanda Pushkar murder case took an ugly turn on Tuesday with BJP leader Subramanian Swamy and Congress MP Shashi Tharoor indulging in a war of words. While Swamy clearly stated that Sunanda's husband Tharoor was a part of the murder conspiracy, the former Union minister hit back...
  • Netaji didn't die in air crash: Subramanian Swamy January 10, 2015

    Kolkata: Convinced that Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose had not died in air crash in Taiwan in 1945, BJP leader Subramanian Swamy today said that the Centre would release secret files relating to his death. "It will be released sometime in the future," Swamy said at a programme when asked about declassification...
  • Government will take steps on black money after June: Subramanian Swamy January 10, 2015

    Kolkata: The Centre would initiate fresh steps to bring back black money stashed in foreign banks after June 1, BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Saturday said. "We will do it. There is a saying in Hindi 'Aankh Ki Sharam hai' (Shyness of the eye)," Swamy said. Explaining why the Centre was...
  • Sunanda death case: Tharoor's letter alleging frame-up bid an alibi, says Swamy January 8, 2015

    Bharatiya Janata Party leader Subramanian Swamy has called Congress MP Shashi Tharoor's letter to Delhi Police chief in his wife Sunanda Pushkar death case alleging a frame-up bid an alibi. Swamy said, "Tharoor is now a material witness. If he tells the truth he will not be made an ...
  • Dramatic twist in Sunanda Pushkar death, police file murder case, husband Shashi Tharoor 'stunned' January 6, 2015

    New Delhi: In a dramatic twist almost a year after the death of Congress MP Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar, the Delhi Police on Tuesday registered a case of murder. Sunanda was found dead under mysterious circumstances in her room of the Leela hotel in Delhi on January 17, 2014. According...
  • IIT Delhi director quits over payment of dues to Subramanian Swamy; HRD Ministry issues denial December 28, 2014

    New Delhi: The Union Human Resources Development (HRD) Ministry is in the midst of another controversy as IIT Delhi director Raghunath K Shevgaonkar has quit. While reports said Shevgaonkar resigned as he was facing pressure to give IIT land for a Sachin Tendulkar cricket academy and over pending dues of...
  • IIT Delhi director quits over land to Tendulkar cricket academy, dues to Subramanian Swamy December 28, 2014

    New Delhi: The Union Human Resources Development (HRD) Ministry is in the midst of another controversy as IIT Delhi director Raghunath K Shevgaonkar has quit. Reports said Shevgaonkar resigned as he was facing pressure to give IIT land for a Sachin Tendulkar cricket academy and over pending dues of BJP leader...
  • Replace history books written by Britishers: Subramanian Swamy December 27, 2014

    Varanasi: BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Saturday advocated replacing history books written by Britishers in pre-Independence era, alleging they had "distorted" facts about India. Addressing students at Banaras Hindu University's Swatantrata Bhawan hall, he said the history books written by Indians should be promoted instead of the ones written by the...
  • Subramanian Swamy seeks ban on Prabhakaran's birth anniversary celebration in Tamil Nadu November 21, 2014

    New Delhi: BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Friday urged Home Minister Rajnath Singh to issue a directive to the Tamil Nadu government to ban the move to celebrate birth anniversary of slain chief of LTTE V Prabhakaran, who was responsible for killing of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi. "These celebrations are...
  • Sunanda Pushkar's autopsy shows injury marks all over her body: Swamy November 18, 2014

    On the probe in the death case of Congress MP Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar, Bharatiya Janata Party leader Subramanian Swamy said, "The autopsy report which is a video, it's very clear that she had injury marks all over her body. There's an injection hole in her hand....
  • Jawaharlal Nehru messed up Kashmir issue, says Subramanian Swamy November 17, 2014

    New Delhi: BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Monday accused India's first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru of being "short-sighted" and "contributing immensely" to the Kashmir issue. "There is no record whatsoever in our parliamentary history that Nehru consulted his cabinet before going to the United Nations with the issue," Swamy said at...
  • Subramanian Swamy seeks central law to ban cow slaughter November 9, 2014

    Bhubaneswar: Seeking a complete ban on cow slaughter in the country, senior BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Sunday said he would urge the Union government to bring a central legislation for the purpose so that all states can follow it. "I am surprised to find that a large number of cattle...
  • Not sad about non-induction into cabinet : Subramanian Swamy November 9, 2014

    Bhubaneswar: Senior BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Sunday said he is not sad about not being part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Council of Ministers. "Am I looking sad? I have been travelling all along. I have been to Kolkata yesterday and now here on invitation of a university," Swamy told...