Robert Vadra

  • Robert Vadra writes to government to shut down 6 of his companies 09-07-2014 11:36 AM

    New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law 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 02-06-2014 05:11 PM

    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 CNN-IBN that...
  • Mrs Vadra has taught us the somersault of convenience: BJP 31-05-2014 12:21 PM

    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...
  • Priyanka writes to SPG director, asks for withdrawal of airport privileges 30-05-2014 09:29 PM

    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...
  • No witch-hunt against opponents, says Venkaiah Naidu 30-05-2014 04:38 PM

    Bangalore: NDA government would not launch witch-hunt 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 witch-hunt but at the same time...
  • Congress leader questions Raju's remark on Vadra, says MHA does review 30-05-2014 02:23 PM

    New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law 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 Ashok...
  • Robert Vadra may lose the privilege of not being frisked at airports 29-05-2014 07:20 PM

    New Delhi: The Central government may re-look into Congress President Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law 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...
  • PIL filed to seek probe into Vadra's Skylight Hospitality land deals in Rajasthan 30-04-2014 08:47 PM

    The Delhi High Court on Wednesday fixed May 15 for hearing a PIL seeking a court-monitored 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...
  • Delhi HC to hear Robert Vadra land deals case on May 13 30-04-2014 11:10 AM

    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 son-in-law Robert Vadra. A plea demanding inquiry against Robert Vadra alleging his corrupt land deals came up for a hearing before the Delhi High Court...
  • Linking Modi with Fatta shows Congress's 'desperation': Arun Jaitley 29-04-2014 06:55 PM

    Amritsar: BJP leader Arun Jaitley on Tuesday attacked Congress for linking Narendra Modi with Afroz Fatta, arrested in connection with a hawala racket, and said it shows "desperation" of the party. "Fatta was part of a delegation which had come to meet Modi. So, how can Modi be liable for...
  • Priyanka Gandhi drives search for Rahul, Congress on Google 29-04-2014 05:37 PM

    In the wake of an anti-incumbency wave in the country, the spirited campaign by Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and the subsequent war of words with the Opposition ever since she jumped into the fray seems to have got Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi the much-needed popularity he and his party needed, at...
  • Priyanka is charismatic but Rahul is our leader: Jairam Ramesh 29-04-2014 05:32 PM

    New Delhi: Union Minister Jairam Ramesh on Tuesday made it clear that the Congress poll campaign for 2014 was being led by Rahul Gandhi and not his sister Priyanka. "Priyanka Gandhi is charismatic and communicates well but Rahul is our leader," he said in an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN. "The...
  • Kejriwal Slams Cong, BJP for Pre-Poll Understanding 29-04-2014 03:45 PM

    Raking up the snoopgate scandal and Robert Vadra controversy, Arvind Kejriwal on Tuedsday accused both the Congress and BJP of having a pre-poll understanding and not taking any action against each other on the two issues. He also asked why Congress President Sonia Gandhi and BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra...
  • BJP terrorising Varanasi, people are scared to vote: Arvind Kejriwal 29-04-2014 01:10 PM

    Varanasi: A day after some Aam Aadmi Party volunteers were allegedly beaten by the BJP members in Varanasi, party convener Arvind Kejriwal hit out on Sunday saying the city is being terrorised by the saffron party. "Earlier only I was being attacked, but now even common people are being attacked...
  • I can choose to reject 'gifts' of criticism, says Priyanka Gandhi 28-04-2014 11:52 PM

    With BJP stepping up the offensive against her husband, Priyanka Gandhi on Monday said she was not bothered by the personal attacks and that she can choose to reject the "gifts" of criticism. "If they choose to give me gifts, I can choose to reject them. The malice is with...
  • Sonia should lodge case if info in CD on Vadra is false, says Nitin Gadkari 28-04-2014 06:41 PM

    BJP leader Nitin Gadkari on Monday challenged Sonia Gandhi to lodge a case against the party if she believes that the information given in the CD and booklet on alleged land deals of Robert Vadra is false. Replying to a question regarding the timing of the CD, Gadkari said, "the...
  • BJP's attacks on my family do not bother me, asserts Priyanka Gandhi 28-04-2014 04:34 PM

    Rae Bareli: Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi has once again asserted that the salvoes fired by opposition against her family members do not bother her. Speaking to reporters after a public meeting in Rae Bareli, Priyanka who has off lately been very vocal said, "personal attacks against me and my family...
  • Akhilesh defends Vadra, calls Modi a 'Model of Dividing India' 28-04-2014 03:51 PM

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Monday appeared to be defending Priyanka Gandhi's husband Robert Vadra, accusing BJP of blowing the issue of land deals out of proportion and attacked Narendra Modi saying his name meant "Model of Dividing India". Yadav, without naming anyone, said the issue was being...
  • BJP's video just an attempt to defame Vadra, says Haryana CM 28-04-2014 02:59 PM

    New Delhi: Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda has slammed the Bharatiya Janata Party's video on Vadra. Speaking to CNN-IBN, Hooda said, "There is nothing in the film and this is just an attempt to defame a particular person and a particular family. As far as Haryana is concerned, no...
  • Sonia, Rahul Gandhi must break their silence on Robert Vadra: BJP 28-04-2014 12:46 PM

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party has upped the ante against the Congress over the alleged land deals of Congress President Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra. The BJP on Monday demanded that Sonia and Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi break their silence on the allegations. "It's been 24 hours and...
  • Gehlot slams BJP, says allegation on Vadra's land deal are bogus 28-04-2014 08:04 AM

    Former Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Sunday slammed BJP over its allegations against Robert Vadra as "bogus and baseless" and said there was no partiality done by his government in any alleged land deal. "BJP's senior leader Ravi Shankar Prasad's allegation that the government did partiality with reference to...
  • Congress continues to defend Robert Vadra, says BJP scared of Priyanka 28-04-2014 07:40 AM

    New Delhi: The Congress continues to defend party President Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra after the Bharatiya Janata Party released a CD questioning his land deals in Rajasthan and Haryana. The Congress has said that no charge against Vadra has been proven with all PILs filed against him dismissed. The...
  • AAP alleges 'deal' between Robert Vadra and BJP in Rajasthan 27-04-2014 11:05 PM

    Aam Aadmi Party leader Sanjay Singh on Sunday claimed a 'deal' has conspired between Robert Vadra and BJP in Rajasthan, just after the saffron party released a video and booklet on an alleged land scam involving Congress President Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law. "You (BJP) run the Rajasthan government, but not a...
  • BJP-Congress slug it out over Vadra, Priyanka hits back after CD release 27-04-2014 09:37 PM

    New Delhi: In the election season the war of words between the Congress and the BJP is getting uglier with each passing day and Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra's alleged land deals have become the epicenter of the battle now. The BJP on Sunday released a video targeting Robert Vadra...
  • BJP's repeated attacks on Vadra shows it is scared of Priyanka: Cong 27-04-2014 09:29 PM

    New Delhi: With the Bharatiya Janata Party's frequency of attacks increasing by the day on Robert Vadra, Congress on Sunday said that the principal opposition was scared of Priyanka Gandhi and hence was attacking her husband. Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi while speaking to CNN-IBN said that the BJP is...
  • BJP behaving like panic-stricken rats, says Priyanka on Vadra video 27-04-2014 08:27 PM

    In her shrillest attack on BJP which released a video against her husband Robert Vadra on Sunday, Priyanka Gandhi said it was behaving like panic-stricken rats but she will not be intimidated by such "lies" and will continue to speak against its "destructive" politics. The BJP reacted by accusing Congress...
  • Priyanka comes to Vadra's defence, says not scared of BJP or its politics 27-04-2014 05:51 PM

    Rae Bareli: A highly combative Priyanka Gandhi on Sunday reacted strongly to the allegations levelled by the BJP against her husband Robert Vadra challenging the opposition to continue its attacks and said that she is ready to face all accusations. "Let them do whatever they want to. I'm not scared...
  • BJP releases video targeting Robert Vadra's 'corrupt' land deals 27-04-2014 04:51 PM

    New Delhi: In its most direct attack ever, the Bharatiya Janata Party on Sunday released a video targeting Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra accusing him of being involved in fraudulent land deals in Congress-ruled states. At a press conference today, the BJP released a film that questions the source of...
  • If BJP comes to power, I will order a probe against Robert Vadra: Yashwant Sinha 26-04-2014 10:39 PM

    Senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha on Saturday said if BJP formed the government at the Centre, he would demand a detailed inquiry against Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra. Sinha said this when he was asked at a press conference here that BJP leaders were leveling allegations of corruption against Vadra,...
  • Priyanka hits out at Oppn, says people can differentiate between ‘nautanki’ and reality 26-04-2014 02:25 PM

    Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi has a vision for Amethi and has done a lot of work for its upliftment, socially and economically, his sister Priyanka Gandhi Vadra said on Saturday. "Rahul has foresight and his developmental works were not just limited to his constituency, but extended to areas around...