Subramanian Swamy

  • National Herald case: ED registers preliminary enquiry, trouble for Sonia, Rahul Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has registered a preliminary enquiry in the National Herald case in which Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Vice President Rahul Gandhi have been accused by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy of cheating and misappropriation of funds in acquiring ownership of now-defunct daily. ED...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey 2 days ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • National Herald case: Congress to move Delhi High Court today 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The Congress party will move the Delhi High Court in the National Herald case on Wednesday. Party leaders Kapil Sibal and Abhishek Manu Singhvi are likely to be advocates in the case. Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Vice President Rahul Gandhi were summoned last month after BJP leader...
  • Gadkari calls reports of bugging devices at his home highly speculative 5 days ago

    New Delhi: A controversy erupted over a report of bugging devices having been found in Nitin Gadkari's residence but the Union Minister on Sunday dubbed it as "highly speculative" even as the Congress said it reflects lack of faith and mutual trust among NDA ministers. A media report has claimed that...
  • Police complaint against Swamy for anti-Church comments July 18, 2014

    Panaji: A police complaint was filed on Friday accusing BJP leader Subramanian Swamy of "attempting to create and promote enmity against the Catholic Church" by posting on his Facebook page that the Church in Goa does not love HIV positive children. The complaint was filed by Congress spokesperson Durgadas Kamat. "The said...
  • National Herald case: It is a private complain, says Subramanian Swamy July 9, 2014

    BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Wednesday ruled out Congress President Sonia Gandhi's statement on the Income Tax notice to her in the National Herald case. Swamy said, "The BJP is not in the picture at all. This is a private complain. Sonia Gandhi should read the law first," Swamy said. ...
  • National Herald case: Sonia Gandhi calls I-T notice 'political vindictiveness' July 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday called the Income Tax notice to her in the National Herald case 'political vindictiveness'. She said that the 'witch-hunt' will help the Congress come back to power. "We have been issued notices by the Income Tax department, it's political vindictiveness. Such political...
  • Watch: Subramanian Swamy speaks on Sunanda Pushkar's 'murder' July 5, 2014

    BJP leader Subramanian Swamy who has sought a CBI probe into the death of Congress MP Sunanda Pushkar's death earlier this year is confident that the entrepreneur was murdered. ...
  • National Herald case: Congress to move HC against summons to Sonia, Rahul June 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Facing embarrassment in the National Herad case, the Congress is preparing for a legal fightback and will move the Delhi High Court to appeal against the summons issued to party President Sonia Gandhi and Vice President Rahul Gandhi by a Delhi court. Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi will...
  • Trouble for Sonia, Rahul as court sends summons in National Herald case June 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress leaders Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi are in a spot of bother after a Delhi court summoned them for a hearing on a petition filed by BJP leader Subramanian Swamy for the alleged cheating and misappropriation of funds in acquiring ownership of the now-defunct English daily National...
  • National Herald case: Swamy seeks probe against Sonia Gandhi under I-T Act June 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party leader Subramanian Swamy has now written to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley seeking an investigation into the National Herald case under the Income Tax Act. Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Vice President Rahul Gandhi have been named accused in the case and a Delhi court has summoned...
  • National Herald case: Will the law catch-up with top Congress leadership? June 26, 2014

    Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Vice President Rahul Gandhi have been summoned by a Delhi court on August 7 in the National Herald case. The court has found prima facie evidence against Sonia in the case and she has been summoned as accused after Bharatiya Janata Party leader Subramanian Swamy...
  • National Herald case: Delhi court summons Sonia, Rahul as accused June 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Vice President Rahul Gandhi have been summoned by a Delhi court on August 7 in the National Herald case. The court has found prima facie evidence against Sonia in the case and she has been summoned as accused after Bharatiya Janata Party leader...
  • Meet Lanka president to sort fishermen issue: Subramanian Swamy to Jaya June 24, 2014

    New Delhi: BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Tuesday urged Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa to meet Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa in Colombo to work out a compromise to resolve the recurring issue of the arrest of Indian fishermen by the island nations's navy. In a statement, Swamy also...
  • Tata-SIA Airlines deal: Delhi HC seeks Centre's response May 30, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Friday sought response from the Centre and Tata-SIA Airlines on Federation of Indian Airlines (FIA) plea seeking quashing of approvals being granted to commence its air transport operation. A bench comprising Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice Pradeep Nandrajog issued notice to the Ministry...
  • Indian Tamil leaders shouldn't interfere in Lankan Tamil issues: Swamy May 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Dr Subramanian Swamy, a senior BJP leader and a strong critic of the LTTE, has asked the Prime Minister elect Narendra Modi to bring all our neighbours together on the day of his swearing-in. Speaking to ibnlive, Dr Swamy said, "it is a masterstroke. It is a Modi...
  • Subramanian Swamy bats for India-Lanka cooperation to counter terrorism May 21, 2014

    New Delhi: BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Wednesday called for close cooperation between India and Sri Lanka to counter terrorist activities in the Indian sub-continent. "India must enter into constructive dialogue with Sri Lanka and on counter-terror strategy in the sub-continent particularly in view of the fact that many Pakistani...
  • Priyanka admits to having multiple DINs, offers to pay fine May 19, 2014

    New Delhi: BJP leader Subramanian Swamy who has been in the forefront of attack on the Nehru-Gandhi family has revealed that Congress President Sonia Gandhi's daughter Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has admitted that she has made multiple Director Identification Numbers applications (DIN). The Corporate law makes it illegal to have multiple...
  • AirAsia India all set to fly as HC refuses to stay grant of licence May 9, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Friday refused to stay the grant of flying license to airline AirAsia India by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation. A bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice Pradeep Nandrajog disposed of the application filed by Federation of Indian Airlines (FIA), saying that...
  • Subramanian Swamy addresses 'BJP Hi Kyon' in Varanasi April 27, 2014

    BJP leader Subramanian Swamy said rupee will appreciate to Rs 35 per dollar from over Rs 61 in the next two years if NDA comes to power. "If NDA forms the next government and Modi becomes Prime Minister then the value of rupee will get stronger and after two years of...
  • BJP seeks stay on next Army Chief's appointment, writes to President April 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy has written to President Pranab Mukherjee seeking a stay on the appointment of the next Army chief. The Defence Ministry has recommended Vice Chief of Army Staff, Lt General Dalbir Suhag as the next Army Chief after General Bikram Singh retires. The...
  • Allegations against Vadra not personal: Subramanian Swamy April 22, 2014

    Priyanka Gandhi on Tuesday responded for the first time to allegations against her husband Robert Vadra, saying she will fight the insults. The BJP hit back saying it was only saying the truth. ...
  • Congress demands FIR against Swamy over remark against Priyanka April 16, 2014

    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 April 15, 2014

    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 April 15, 2014

    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 April 15, 2014

    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 April 12, 2014

    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 Election Commissioner...
  • Jaitley backs Swamy's claim, Amarinder to take legal action April 10, 2014

    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. Swamy's...
  • Subramanian Swamy flays 'The Economist' for editorial against Narendra Modi April 6, 2014

    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 "the...
  • BJP working on its election manifesto: Subramanian Swamy April 3, 2014

    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." ...