Subramanian Swamy

  • Congress demands FIR against Swamy over remark against Priyanka 16-04-2014 11:37 AM

    New Delhi: The Congress on Wednesday complainedto the Election Commission against BJP leader Subramanian Swamy for a particularly caustic remark he made about Priyanka Gandhi. Swamy reportedly called Priyanka an alcoholic and said that she would have been thrashed if she contested the elections from Varanasi since she drank too...
  • News 360: War of words between Priyanka, Varun Gandhi 15-04-2014 09:08 PM

    None of the two estranged Gandhi cousins - Varun Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi - is bowing down this election season in the battle of words. Priyanka Gandhi has now hit back at Varun's response to her earlier attack on him. She has told Varun, "It's not a family tea party,...
  • A Billion Votes: Rahul Gandhi rakes up Godse to slam BJP's ideology 15-04-2014 07:30 PM

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday fired a fresh salvo against the BJP saying the Lok Sabha elections is a battle between love, harmony and the ideology of RSS member Nathuram Godse, the assassin of Mahatma Gandhi. ...
  • Congress protests after BJP's Swamy calls Priyanka an alcoholic 15-04-2014 04:23 PM

    New Delhi: Dozens of Congress party workers on Tuesday protested outside the residence of BJP leader Subramanian Swamy for a caustic remark he made about Priyanka Gandhi and her husband Robert Vadra. Swamy reportedly said that Priyanka would have been thrashed if she contested from Varanasi since she drank too...
  • Swamy accuses Sibal of not disclosing companies owned by wife 12-04-2014 06:07 PM

    New Delhi: Accusing Law Minister Kapil Sibal of "wilfully" not disclosing details of companies owned by his wife in his election affidavit, BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Saturday approached the Election Commission seeking action against the Congress candidate from Chandni Chowk. Sibal, however, rejected the charge. In a petition to...
  • Jaitley backs Swamy's claim, Amarinder to take legal action 10-04-2014 05:22 PM

    BJP leader Arun Jaitley on Thursday backed the claim by Subramanian Swamy that Amarinder Singh has not disclosed offshore accounts held by his two family members in his nomination papers, a charge on which the Congress leader threatened legal action. Jaitley said that his (Swamy's) charge is based on documents....
  • Subramanian Swamy flays 'The Economist' for editorial against Narendra Modi 06-04-2014 06:08 PM

    Senior BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Sunday took strong exception to an editorial by London-based 'The Economist' magazine against Narendra Modi, terming it an attempt to "interfere into India's internal affairs". The External Affairs Ministry should immediately take up the matter with British High Commission and seek an explanation since...
  • PJB manifesto: Bridge built by monkeys among other things

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  • BJP working on its election manifesto: Subramanian Swamy 03-04-2014 08:56 AM

    With the Bharatiya Janata Party not yet releasing its election manifesto, party leader Subramanian Swamy says, "Our manifesto is obvious from the issues raised in speeches. MM Joshi is working on it." ...
  • Delhi gangrape: Juvenile can't be tried in regular court, SC rules 28-03-2014 11:45 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday ruled that the juvenile convict in the Delhi gangrape case cannot be sent for trial in a regular court. The Supreme Court decision came on a plea filed by the Delhi braveheart's parents seeking that the juvenile convict be treated as an adult....
  • BJP's list for Delhi candidates expected on Saturday 14-03-2014 05:12 PM

    The Bharatiya Janata Party's much awaited list of Delhi candidates for the Lok Sabha elections is expected on Saturday, party sources said. The list was to be declared on Thursday. However, party leaders faced difficulty in arriving at a consensus over the many names that have come up for the...
  • 'BJP vision panel may propose no income tax on salaried class' 15-02-2014 10:55 PM

    Senior BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Saturday said his party's vision committee might propose either "no income tax" on the service class or give full tax exemption on their net savings. "The party's vision committee headed by Nitin Gadkari plans to propose either abolition of income tax on the service...
  • Subramanian Swamy terms AAP as a naxalite party 15-02-2014 10:46 PM

    BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Saturday said AAP is a "naxalite party" with no specific manifesto. "AAP is totally a naxalite party, it has no specific manifesto except for water, power, and other services," Swamy told reporters after delivering a lecture on 'Indian Economy: Present Crisis and Way Forward' organised...
  • AgustaWestland scam: CBI to probe if key middleman was protected 30-01-2014 07:32 AM

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has taken note of a CNN-IBN report which said that one of the prime accused middlemen in the AgustaWestland chopper scam had flown to India several times, and in fact, he was in India just a week before the investigative body filed...
  • Rahul under fire over his remark on 1984 riots, Modi's role in 2002 28-01-2014 01:50 PM

    New President: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi has come under sharp criticism from the Bharatiya Janata Party and 1984 anti-Sikh riots victims after he claimed that the Congress government at the Centre tried to control the communal carnage after the then prime minister Indira Gandhi's assassination in an interview to...
  • BJP should invite Kiran Bedi to join the party, says Subramanian Swamy 10-01-2014 08:33 AM

    New Delhi: A day after former IPS officer Kiran Bedi tweeted in Bharatiya Janata Party Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's support, BJP leader Subramanian Swamy has now said that the party should invite Kiran Bedi to join the party. Not just Bedi, Swamy said former Army Chief General VK Singh...
  • Subramanian Swamy lends support to AK Ganguly 21-12-2013 08:20 PM

    Kolkata: While the BJP has been clamouring for the removal of AK Ganguly as the chief of the West Bengal Human Rights Commission (WBHRC), party leader Subramanian Swamy on Saturday questioned the court panel that indicted the former judge of "unwelcome behaviour" against an intern. "Taking cognizance of media reports,...
  • Swamy differs with Sushma, says Justice Ganguly shouldn't quit WB HRC 03-12-2013 10:51 AM

    New Delhi: The BJP seems to be divided over whether or not retired Supreme Court Justice AK Ganguly must resign from the West Bengal Human Rights Commission over sexual harassment allegations against him. While BJP leader Sushma Swaraj has said he must, Subramanian Swamy has said he must now. "Anyone...
  • BJP will secure over 300 seats in LS polls, says Swamy 18-11-2013 12:19 AM

    Claiming that BJP alone would secure more than 300 seats in Lok Sabha in the next general elections, party leader Subramanian Swamy, on Sunday, said after forming the next government NDA would cancel all coal blocks allocated during the UPA rule. "BJP alone will get absolute majority with more than...
  • AAP targeted by Cong as it has gained immense popularity: Kejriwal 12-11-2013 08:15 AM

    New Delhi: As Congress-led UPA Government announced a probe into the source of funding of the Aam Aadmi Party, Arvind Kejriwal alleged that his party is being targeted as it has gained immense popularity. "We are open to any kind of probe. We are not afraid of anything as we...
  • One can't collect Rs 19 crore by roaming around with a 'jhadu': Swamy 11-11-2013 07:35 PM

    New Delhi: BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Monday stepped up the attack on Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal over the source of funds for his party. Swamy said, "Kejriwal seems to be dubious, he has named 13 countries without naming the donors." He added, "One cannot collect Rs 19...
  • BJP hits out at PM, slams government for misusing CBI 11-11-2013 01:39 PM

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party on Monday hit out at Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for his comments on the CBI where he hinted at the Coal block allocation investigations saying that great care is needed when probing administrative decisions and matters related to policy making. The BJP lashed out...
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  • No decision on AirAsia deal before December 11: Centre to Delhi HC 30-10-2013 04:14 PM

    The Centre on Wednesday assured the Delhi High Court that no final decision will be taken on the AirAsia deal till December 11, the next date of hearing on the plea filed by BJP leader Subramanian Swamy seeking a stay on it. Appearing before a bench of Chief Justice N...
  • SC notices to Centre, others on plea against Jet-Etihad deal 08-10-2013 02:33 PM

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday sought response from the Centre on a petition filed by BJP leader Subramanian Swamy seeking a stay on the Jet-Etihad Airways deal. The apex court issued notices to the Centre, ministries and departments concerned, Jet Airways and UAE's Etihad Airways on the petition challenging the...
  • SC to hear PIL by Subramanian Swamy challenging Jet-Etihad deal 08-10-2013 09:27 AM

    The Supreme Court will hear a PIL by BJP leader Subramanian Swamy challenging the Jet-Etihad deal permitting UAE's national carrier to acquire 24 percent stake in the Indian airline and its approval by the government. A bench of Chief Justice P Sathasivam and Justice Ranjan Gogoi said that the matter...
  • SC dismisses curative petition of Subramanian Swamy against P Chidambaram 24-09-2013 11:43 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has dismissed BJP leader Subramanian Swamy's curative petition against its verdict declining to make Finance Minister P Chidambaram a co-accused in the 2G spectrum allocation scam. "We have gone through the curative petition and the relevant documents. In our opinion, no case is made out...
  • Ramdev to visit US to mark Swami Vivekananda's 150th birth anniversary 23-09-2013 03:13 PM

    Yoga guru Ramdev will visit Chicago to commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda and the 120th anniversary of his famous address at the World Parliament of Religions. The event, 'World Without Borders 2013' on September 27-28, is hosted by the Vishwa Hindu Parishad of America and co-hosted by...
  • SC dismisses Swamy's plea against Chidambram's son in Aircel Maxis case 10-09-2013 08:33 PM

    New Delhi:The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed BJP leader Subramanian Swamy's petition seeking contempt proceedings against Singapore-based Advantage Strategic Consulting Pvt Ltd which had slapped a defamation suit against him there in wake of his allegations in the Aircel Maxis case. Swamy had contended that Finance Minister P. Chidambram's son...
  • Baba Ramdev to launch agitation against Congress 08-09-2013 07:27 PM

    New Delhi:Committing himself to exposing the "corruption" of the Congress, yoga guru Baba Ramdev on Sunday announced a countrywide agitation against the Congress government from Sep 13. "Beginning from Madhya Pradesh on Sep 13, we will organise a mass rally and travel to all states of the country and even...