SUBRAMANIAN SWAMY

  • 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

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
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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...
  • Subramanian Swamy to file PIL in Sunanda Pushkar's death case November 9, 2014

    Bhubaneswar: Senior BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Sunday said that he may file a public interest litigation (PIL) demanding court-monitored probe into the mysterious death of Sunanda Pushkar, wife of Congress leader Shashi Tharoor. "I may file a PIL in court seeking a thorough probe into the matter relating to the...
  • Centre didn't give valid reason for not revealing names of people having foreign accounts: Swamy November 8, 2014

    Kolkata: Bharatiya Janata Party leader Subramanian Swamy on Saturday said that the government was not giving a valid reason in not revealing names of the accounts of Indians held in foreign banks. "The government is saying that the Double Tax Avoidance Agreement (DTAA) which India had signed with other countries prevented...
  • BJP's Subramanian Swamy calls Robert Vadra a thug, says society needs to be protected from him November 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Leaders of various political parties have hit out at businessman and Congress chief Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra for losing his cool and pushing the reporter's mic away from him at an event in the national capital. Bharatiya Janata Party leader Subramanian Swamy went to the extent of calling...
  • Tharoor is Clean India brand ambassador, take Swamy's claims on Sunanda death with a bagfull of salt October 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Today, biased TV commentators and professional misery hunters like Dr Subramanian Swamy have taken to a new sport namely "hit and run" where people can be held guilty without trial and where innuendo replaces hard facts. And the latest victim is Congress MP Shashi Tharoor. Notwithstanding, the fact...
  • Social media war over 'Yes' or 'No' to firecrackers October 21, 2014

    New Delhi: We are living in dangerous times. The hyper social media 'activism' has made everything sensitive these days. It seems almost everybody is facing a Hamletian dilemma of 'to do or not do or 'to be or not to be'. The latest debate is over bursting of firecrackers during...
  • Neither rejoiced on Jayalalithaa being jailed nor regretted her securing bail: Karunanidhi October 19, 2014

    Chennai: In his first significant remarks on the issue of his archrival AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa being convicted in a graft case, DMK President M Karunanidhi on Sunday claimed that he neither rejoiced over her being jailed nor did he regret about her securing bail in the Supreme Court. Explaining...
  • Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar died of poisoning, claims AIIMS probe team report October 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The three-member panel of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) report has claimed that traces of poison were found in Congress leader Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar's body at the time of her death. AIIMS doctors are claiming that the report reaffirms their stand on the...
  • National Herald case: Delhi HC extends stay on trial court's order summoning Sonia, Rahul till Nov 3 October 1, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday extended stay on trial court's order summoning Congress President Sonia Gandhi, party Vice President Rahul and others till November 3 in a case relating to acquiring ownership of National Herald daily. Besides Sonia and Rahul, Congress treasurer Moti Lal Vora, general secretary Oscar...
  • Air India plane buy: Praful Patel shouldn't shy away from probe, says Subramanian Swamy September 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Former civil aviation minister Praful Patel should have no hesitation in facing an inquiry over the largescale purchase of aircraft by Air India if his conscience is clear in the matter, BJP's Subramanian Swamy said on Sunday in light of claims in that regard by exCAG Vinod Rai. "There...
  • Tamil Nadu: CM Jayalalithaa charges BJP with double standards on fishermen issue September 14, 2014

    Tuticorin: Charging BJP with adopting 'doublestandards' on the fishermen issue, AIADMK supremo and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Sunday said that voting for the national party will not benefit the people of her state. Campaigning for her party's Tuticorin Mayor candidate for the September 18 bypolls, Jayalalithaa said besides her...
  • Court summons Subramanian Swamy in defamation case filed by Tamil Nadu CM Jaya September 10, 2014

    Chennai: Bharatiya Janata Party leader Subramanian Swamy has been issued summons by a court in connection with the defamation case filed against him by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa. Swamy has been asked to appear in court on October 10. Jayalalithaa had filed a defamation case against Swamy as he...