ROBERT VADRA

  • Some clarifications to allegations against Robert Vadra 2 days ago

    New Delhi: For the past few days, the front pages of leading newspapers have dedicated their space to stories on Robert Vadra. Now let us for a moment ignore the previous bit of hit & run journalism done by some of them, conveniently timed during the Haryana elections, which Mr...
  • Robert Vadra land deal a 'dead issue', raked up only for polls: Congress 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Congress on Friday downplayed reports that "relaxations" were extended to Robert Vadra in a land deal in Haryana and said that a "dead issue" cannot be flogged indefinitely while claiming that similar contentions have been rejected in the past by court. "We have discussed the issue many times. For...
  • Congress moves EC against PM Modi alleging personal attacks October 10, 2014

    After the EC order that there was no poll code violation by Haryana Government in clearing the land deal involving Robert Vadra, the Congress has been demanding an apology from PM Narendra Modi....
  • EC clears Vadra land deal Congress demands apology from Modi October 9, 2014

    New Delhi: A war of words erupted today after the EC order that there was no poll code violation by Haryana Government in clearing the land deal involving Robert Vadra with Congress demanding an apology from Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP slamming its government in the state. The BJP sought...
  • Haryana polls: No breach of model code in state government nod to Vadra-DLF land deal, says EC October 8, 2014

    New Delhi: The Election Commission on Wednesday ruled that there appears to be no violation of the model code of conduct by Haryana government in clearing the land deal between Robert Vadra and real estate major DLF. Responding to the allegation levelled by BJP's Election Cell, the EC said in...
  • News 360: PM Modi gives forces 'free hand' to deal with Pak firing October 8, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday assured that "everything will be fine" when asked about the relentless firing and shelling by Pakistani troops across the international border. ...
  • Land deal nod Hooda government's parting gift to Gandhi family: BJP October 7, 2014

    New Delhi: BJP on Tuesday termed the Haryana government's approval to the land deal between Robert Vadra and DLF as its "parting gift" to the Gandhi family and questioned the Bhupinder Singh Hooda dispensation for displaying "haste" in clearing it. The party also attacked the state government for "shying away" from...
  • Vadra land deals: PM Modi a 'habitual liar', says Congress October 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Calling Prime Minister Narendra Modi a "habitual liar", the Congress on Tuesday accused him of trying to "mislead" the people of Haryana and the Election Commission by alleging violations of model code of conduct in the land deal issue involving Robert Vadra. Expressing regret for using such words,...
  • Vadra land deal jibe: Modi betraying ignorance, says Congress October 6, 2014

    New Delhi: After Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday raked up the issue of Robert Vadra's land deals on the election campaign trail in Haryana, Congress hit back at him claiming that he was betraying his "ignorance" of the matter. "He (Modi) is the Prime Minister. He should not be so...
  • Harayana polls: Will quit politics if involvement in Vadra-DLF land deal proved, says Hooda October 6, 2014

    Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda has dismissed allegations by Prime Minister Narendra Modi as mere election propaganda. He said that he was ready to quit politics if his involvement was proved in land deals between Congress President Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra and DLF. He said, "Haryana government has...
  • Hooda confident of a third term, says Robert Vadra's land deals won't be an issue in elections September 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Confident of coming to power for the third time, Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda has refuted allegations of providing any favours to Congress President Sonia Gandhi's soninlaw Robert Vadra in his land deals. Hooda said that this "Vadra issue" cannot stop his government from storming to power for...
  • Haryana: Is Robert Vadra no longer an issue in Assembly elections? September 20, 2014

    New Delhi: The soninlaw of Congress President Sonia Gandhi was the 'biggest' political issue in Haryana, just six months ago. The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) of Arvind Kejriwal went to town attacking Vadra for his alleged land deals in Haryana. Many AAP leaders repeatedly made it clear that Vadra will...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories September 16, 2014

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  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey September 16, 2014

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  • News 360: BJP gets bypoll shock before assembly polls in Maharashtra, Haryana September 16, 2014

    The 33 Assembly and 3 Lok Sabha seats bypoll results have surely come as a big shocker for the ruling BJP at the Centre. After a resounding victory in the Lok Sabha elections in May, the Prime Minister Narendra Modi led BJP has tasted its first major defeat. The biggest...
  • Relief for Robert Vadra, Delhi HC rejects plea seeking CBI probe into his land deals September 16, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has dismissed a petition seeking a Central Bureau of Investigation probe in the land deals of Congress President Sonia Gandhi's soninlaw Robert Vadra. The plea was dismissed on the grounds that it had been dismissed by the Supreme Court earlier and that it was...
  • IAS officer Ashok Khemka's appointment at the Centre cleared July 15, 2014

    New Delhi: In huge relief for IAS officer Ashok Khemka, his appointment at the Centra has been cleared by the Cabinet Secretary. Khemka has been cleared of the allegations of misuse of official duties. The allegations were levelled against him by the previous government. Khemka had alleged that Sonia Gandhi's soninlaw...
  • Robert Vadra writes to government to shut down 6 of his companies July 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi's soninlaw Robert Vadra has written to the Corporate Affairs Ministry to shut down six of his companies. Vadra has said that the companies have not been doing any business. In a statement, vadra said, "We have sought to close these companies as these companies...
  • Centre will not scale down Priyanka, Robert Vadra's security: MoS Home June 2, 2014

    New Delhi: The Centre has decided not to scale down the security of Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and her husband Robert Vadra. Minister of State Home Kiren Rijiju says matters of security should not be politicised and all concerned agencies will review and decide who needs security. Rijiju told CNNIBN that any...
  • Mrs Vadra has taught us the somersault of convenience: BJP May 31, 2014

    New Delhi: A day after Congress President Sonia Gandhi's daughter Priyanka Gandhi wrote to the SPG director asking for withdrawal of special treatment given to her children, Robert Vadra and herself at airports, the Bharatiya Janata Party now hit out at her. The BJP said that she has taught everyone...
  • SPG security an embarrassment for my husband: Priyanka Gandhi May 31, 2014

    A day after Civil Aviation Minister A Gajapathi Raju hinted at security privileges being withdrawn, Congress President Sonia Gandhi's daughter Priyanka Gandhi, in her letter to the SPG director, said that the family never asked for it. She said that the security cover was a reason for embarrassment for her...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey May 30, 2014

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  • Priyanka writes to SPG director, asks for withdrawal of airport privileges May 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Amidst the debate over special security given to Priyanka Gandhi and her husband Robert Vadra, the Gandhi scion has written to the Director of the Special Protection Group (SPG) asking for withdrawal of special treatment given to her kids, her husband Robert Vadra and herself at airports. Priyanka in...
  • No witchhunt against opponents, says Venkaiah Naidu May 30, 2014

    Bangalore: NDA government would not launch witchhunt against its political opponents including Robert Vadra, but the law would take its own course, Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Venkaiah Naidu said on Friday. "I don't want to make any political comment. We don't want to launch witchhunt but at the same time the...
  • Congress leader questions Raju's remark on Vadra, says MHA does review May 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi's soninlaw Robert Vadra's security privileges are now under government scanner. The Central government has said it will review the exemption from security checks granted to Robert Vadra at airports in the country. Senior party leader Sandeep Dikshit hit out at Civil Aviation Minister...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai May 29, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Robert Vadra may lose the privilege of not being frisked at airports May 29, 2014

    New Delhi: The Central government may relook into Congress President Sonia Gandhi's soninlaw Robert Vadra's security exemptions at airports. The new Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju Pusapati hinted the same on Thursday. Pusapati said, "Security should be meaningful and not ornamental. It will depend on whether the Home Ministry feels...
  • PIL filed to seek probe into Vadra's Skylight Hospitality land deals in Rajasthan April 30, 2014

    The Delhi High Court on Wednesday fixed May 15 for hearing a PIL seeking a courtmonitored CBI probe into land deals entered into by Robert Vadra firms. A bench comprising Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice RS Endlaw fixed the case for hearing arguments on the maintainability of the plea on...
  • Will address Priyanka as Vadra's wife from now on: Uma Bharti April 30, 2014

    Senior BJP leader Uma Bharti on Wednesday took potshots at Priyanka Gandhi saying that she would from now on address her as Robert Vadra's wife and not by her name. ...
  • Delhi HC to hear Robert Vadra land deals case on May 13 April 30, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has fixed May 13 as the next date for hearing in the alleged land deals of the Congress president's soninlaw Robert Vadra. A plea demanding inquiry against Robert Vadra alleging his corrupt land deals came up for a hearing before the Delhi High Court...