Sushma Swaraj

  • Show Me The Money: Sushma Swaraj's total assets valued over 14 crores 17-04-2014 09:19 AM

    Senior BJP leader Sushma Swaraj has cash reserves of Rs 1.2 lakh and her investments and bank deposits are valued at Rs 5.7 crore. She and her husband have Rs 24.4 lakh worth of jewellery. She has properties in Haryana, Delhi and Mumbai valued at Rs 8.3 Crore. The total...
  • Has Narendra Modi made the BJP a one-man show? 24-03-2014 10:02 PM

    A tweet by BJP president Rajnath Singh has further fueled confusion as his tweet saying 'it's time for BJP' was hastily changed to 'time for Modi'. The tagline drafted after much discussion was intended to focus the entire campaign on the party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. ...
  • MPs report card: Are most MPs failing to meet expectations of their voters? 19-03-2014 12:14 AM

    In the first ever report card of incumbent MPs prepared by CNN-IBN and the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR), performance of almost 2/3rd of the elected Lok Sabha members has been rated below average. Only 1.6 per cent MPs scored a distinction or a mark of 8 on 10. ...
  • Infighting in BJP over B Sriramulu's re-induction 15-03-2014 11:21 PM

    With Arun Jaitley launching a veiled attack on party colleague Sushma Swaraj in his latest blog, it is now clear that the re-induction of B Sriramulu has caused a difference of opinion amongst the two senior leaders. ...
  • Sushma Swaraj downplays rift within BJP, calls it media's dirty trick 10-03-2014 11:22 PM

    Trouble for the BJP, while veteran leader Sushma Swaraj has tried to play down the controversy over the Varanasi seat, in Lucknow Lalji Tandon, an MP and a key Atal Bihari Vajpayee's associate, has refused to vacate his seat for Rajnath Singh. ...
  • Check infighting in your party first: Rajeev Shukla tells BJP 22-02-2014 05:28 PM

    Congress leader and Union Minister Rajeev Shukla on Saturday hit back at BJP for its jibe at Rahul Gandhi saying that it should check the indifferences within its own party. ...
  • Blackout in Telangana: Murder of democracy in Parliament? 18-02-2014 09:57 PM

    The Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Bill, 2013 (Telangana Bill) was on Tuesday bulldozed through the Lok Sabha amidst dramatic scenes. Speaker Meira Kumar stopped the live telecast of the proceedings in Lok Sabha when the Bill was taken up after MPs demanding united Andhra protested in Parliament. ...
  • A Billion Votes: Can Telangana Bill resurrect Congress fortunes? 18-02-2014 07:53 PM

    After days of protest and an unprecedented decision to black out the live telecast of the proceedings, Lok Sabha on Friday passed the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Bill, 2013 (Telangana Bill) by a voice vote even as several MPs called it the "murder of democracy". ...
  • BJP always backed Telangana Bill, Congress delayed it: Sushma 18-02-2014 06:46 PM

    Defending the Telangana Bill, BJP leader Sushma Swaraj said that Bharatiya janata Party has always backed the Bill. In fact Congress sat on promise made in 2009 for 5 years. Moreover, Sushma also asked, "Why was the Bill brought in the last session of UPA's term?" ...
  • Expect ruckus over Telangana bill in Parliament session: BJP, TMC 03-02-2014 03:42 PM

    The Trinamool Congress's Sudip Bandopadhyay and the BJP's Sushma Swaraj have expressed reservations on whether the House will be allowed to function amidst the chaos over the Telangana Bill. ...
  • Will a Lokpal provide a solution to end political corruption? 18-12-2013 11:18 PM

    India is finally just one step away from getting a strong anti-corruption watchdog after all the political parties with the exception of Samajwadi Party, whose MPs walked out, voted in favour of the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Bill, 2011 in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday. The Bill came to the Lok...
  • Sushma gives credit for passage of Lokpal Bill to Anna Hazare 18-12-2013 08:58 PM

    Leader of the Opposition in Lok Sabha Sushma Swaraj gave the credit for the passage of the Lokpal Bill to social activist Anna Hazare and the people for keeping up the pressure on the government. She said, "I thank the MPs of the Rajya Sabha for passing the Lokpal Bill...
  • The Last Word: Should leaders file false info during their nomination? 03-12-2013 10:51 PM

    An investigation by The Indian Express has revealed that many senior politicians fail to declare the current amount of value of their properties when filing their election nomination papers. This is not only blatant disregard of Supreme Court instructions but possibly an attempt to deceive the public. ...
  • News 360: BJP defends Modi over Article 370 remark, Congress slams him 02-12-2013 10:53 PM

    The BJP was in a damage control mode over its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's remarks on Article 370 which sparked off an acrimonious political debate. While the BJP claimed that Modi's comments on Article 370 have been misinterpreted, Jammu and Kashmir parties and Congress lashed out at him. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 27-11-2013 11:14 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Tejpal sexual assault case: Is brand Tehelka finished? 27-11-2013 11:11 PM

    The sexual assault case leveled against Tehelka editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal has affected the magazine's credibility with questions being raised about the way its management has handled the case. Observers have cast doubts on whether the magazine will be able to revive its image in the market. ...
  • News 360: Goa police summons Tejpal, asks him to appear by Thursday 3 pm 27-11-2013 09:19 PM

    Soon after the Delhi High Court reserved its order in the alleged sexual assault case against Tehelka Founder-Editor Tarun Tejpal, Goa Police on Wednesday summoned Tejpal to appear before the investigating officer by 3 pm on Thursday. Goa Police DIG OP Mishra said the summon has been issued to the...
  • Cong, BJP spar to take credit to kill ordinance on convicted leaders 03-10-2013 11:47 PM

    A day after Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party spar to take credit for killing the Bill that protected convicted legislators, CNN-IBN gets the inside story behind the ordinance fiasco and what really happened in the all-party meetings and in Parliament. ...
  • Should the President reject the ordinance that gives a reprieve to convicted politicians? 25-09-2013 11:10 PM

    Just a day after the Cabinet approved an ordinance bailing out convicted MPs and MLAs, the UPA government is finding itself isolated and cornered as most of the political parties have come together and demanded that President Pranab Mukherjee must not sign it. Former Congress leader Pranab could now put...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 12-09-2013 11:00 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Rajnath's last minute efforts on Modi's anointment fails to reach a consensus 12-09-2013 09:30 PM

    There is no end to the Bharatiya Janata Party's woes as it has failed to reach to a consensus on naming Gujarat Chief Minister and the party's election campaign committee chief Narendra Modi as its prime ministerial candidate. There is still no clarity whether the BJP Parliamentary Board will meet...
  • Sushma's silence on Asaram shows BJP's double standards: Digvijaya 01-09-2013 10:30 PM

    The war of words continues between the Congress and BJP over self-proclaimed godman Asaram's alleged political connections. Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh hit out at senior BJP leader Sushma Swaraj for being silent on Asaram, who has allegedly sexually assaulted a minor girl. He said, "I am amazed Sushma Swaraj's...
  • UPA in bad shape, elections can take place in 2013: Sushma 29-07-2013 04:07 PM

    Senior BJP leader Sushma Swaraj hit out at the UPA government saying that it was in a bad shape. She also hinted at an early elections that can take place in 2013. ...
  • Congress, BJP take to Twitter to hit out at each other 01-07-2013 11:06 PM

    Even as Uttarakhand grapples to cope with the disaster, there is a flood of politics on Twitter. The BJP and the Congress leaders engaged in a war of words on Twitter on Monday. ...
  • Congress slams Sushma Swaraj for demanding dismissal of U'khand govt 01-07-2013 03:51 PM

    Even as rescue operations in Uttarakhand looked all set to wind up on Monday, the politics over the tragedy raged on. Congress leader Ambika Soni slammed Leader of Opposition Sushma Swaraj for demanding that Uttarakhand government should be dissolved. ...
  • Shinde restricts VIP visits to U'khand but Cong slams Jaitley, Sushma for no show 01-07-2013 02:49 PM

    Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde had earlier said that VIPs should avoid going to Uttarakhand and not hamper rescue operations. However, Congress leaders on Monday slammed BJP leader Sushma Swaraj and Arun Jaitley for not visiting the flood-hit state. ...
  • Watch: Bhupendra Chaubey on Advani's coterie within the BJP 11-06-2013 06:47 PM

    CNN-IBN's Bhupendra Chaubey takes a look at the prominent members of LK Advani's team within the Bharatiya Janata Party. ...
  • Advani isn't angry, BJP will talk to him again: Sushma Swaraj 11-06-2013 04:50 PM

    BJP leader Sushma Swaraj said party patriarch LK Advani, who resigned from the key posts on Monday, wasn't angry and there was no question of him withdrawing his resignation as the BJP had already rejected it. ...