Robert Vadra

  • Modi says no witch-hunt against Robert Vadra when BJP comes to power 16-04-2014 11:22 AM

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi has said that if it comes to power, there will be no vengeful action against Robert Vadra, son-in-law of Congress president Sonia Gandhi. Vadra has been accused of conducting sham land deals in Haryana and Rajasthan and pocketing a large...
  • 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...
  • BJP will probe allegations against Robert Vadra: Naqvi 14-04-2014 11:08 PM

    New Delhi: Asserting that the "corrupt will not be spared" once a BJP government comes to power, party vice president Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said on Monday that there will be a probe against Robert Vadra, the son-in-law of Congress chief Sonia Gandhi. "We will not spare the corrupt. Each one...
  • AAP's Delhi MLAs to campaign in Amethi for Kumar Vishwas 14-04-2014 03:40 PM

    Aam Aadmi Party candidate Kumar Vishwas, who will file nomination in Amethi on Tuesday to take on Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, on Monday said all party MLAs from Delhi will campaign for him. "All the AAP MLAs will be campaigning here for me. While Arvind Kejriwal will be here...
  • Priyanka Gandhi says she never wanted to contest polls from Varanasi 14-04-2014 10:13 AM

    New Delhi: Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi on Monday rubbished news reports that said she wanted to challenge BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi in Varanasi but was stopped by the party high command. A news daily reported on Monday, "Priyanka Gandhi is reliably learned to have been very keen to...
  • Robert Vadra will go to jail if BJP comes to power, says Uma Bharti 12-04-2014 10:32 PM

    Senior BJP leader Uma Bharti on Saturday said that Robert Vadra, the son-in-law of Congress president Sonia Gandhi, has been involved in "several falsehood" and if the party comes to power at the Centre he "would go jail". "Son-in-law of Sonia Gandhi had been involved in several falsehood and after...
  • Photos: How Robert Vadra and Priyanka Gandhi evolved as public fashion icons since their marriage in 1997 12-04-2014 07:48 AM

    Robert Vadra, the son-in-law of one of India's most powerful politicians, Sonia Gandhi, is known for his flamboyant style. He created quite a media blitz when he appeared in public recently in a pair of pink trousers and a V-neck T-short showing off a chiselled chest. Vadra is a businessmen...
  • Snapshot: Robert Vadra wears pink pants and a V-neck as he accompanies Priyanka Gandhi to vote in Delhi 10-04-2014 05:41 PM

    Priyanka Gandhi, daughter of Congress president Sonia Gandhi, and her husband Robert Vadra voted on here Thursday in the Lok Sabha election. Priyanka was casually dressed in a brown kurta, with a white salwar, while Vadra wore pink trousers with a black blazer, which instantly started trending on twitter. Someone...
  • I don't think there is a Modi wave: Priyanka Gandhi 10-04-2014 01:38 PM

    Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi and husband Robert Vadra were amongst the early voters in Delhi. The Congress President's daughter exercised her franchise at a polling booth in Delhi's Lodhi Estate. When asked by reporters if there was a 'Modi wave' in the country, Priyanka said, "I don't think so." ...
  • LS polls: Narendra Modi attacks Robert Vadra over land deals 03-04-2014 07:09 PM

    At the time of addressing a rally in Ghaziabad on Thursday, BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi attacked Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra over land deals. Modi said, "I want to ask the Shehzada, if his brother-in-law will also be a 'chowkidaar' of the country as he said that the...
  • Allegations of favours to Vadra politically motivated, says Haryana CM 27-03-2014 08:47 AM

    Gurgaon: The Robert Vadra land deals have put a question mark on the Haryana government. However, Harayana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda has denied having granted favours to Congress President Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Vadra. Speaking to CNN-IBN , Hooda called all corruption allegations against him politically motivated. "The allegations are...
  • Next government won’t be formed without AAP's support: Arvind Kejriwal 02-03-2014 07:09 PM

    Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday claimed that his party will secure 100 seats in Lok Sabha election and that the next government cannot be formed without its support as he launched a fresh attack on Narendra Modi over his alleged links with Mukesh Ambani. Addressing a rally...
  • AAP starts battle for Lok Sabha from Haryana, hopes to emulate Delhi 22-02-2014 10:53 PM

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party is ready to set out for its national ambitions as it gears up to kickstart its Lok Sabha election campaign from Haryana on Sunday. AAP convenor and former Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal will launch the party's campaign with a rally in Rohtak, which...
  • Trouble for Vadra, Rajasthan BJP MPs seek probe into his land deals 09-02-2014 07:56 AM

    Jaipur: Trouble seems to be brewing for Congress President Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra as five BJP MPs from Rajasthan have written to Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje demanding investigation into the land deals by him. With Lok Sabha elections just round the corner, the Rajasthan Revenue Borad has put the...
  • Need probe into Robert Vadra land deals in Rajasthan: Bikaner MP 08-02-2014 06:33 PM

    Five Rajasthan BJP MPs have written to Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje demanding a probe into land deals by Congress President son-in-law Robert Vadra. A BJP MP from Bikaner Arjun Ram Meghwal said that the previous government did not do anything against Vadra because of his ties with them. That's why...
  • No probe ordered agaisnt Robert Vadra, clarifies Rajasthan government 08-02-2014 04:00 PM

    Jaipur: Rajasthan Parliamentary Affairs Minister Rajendra Rathore has clarified that the state government has not ordered any survey of land of Congress President Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra. He has distanced the revenue board, which ordered a probe, from the state government. Speaking to CNN-IBN he said "State government has...
  • Businessman fined for 'dangerously' overtaking Robert Vadra's car 10-01-2014 10:31 AM

    New Delhi: A local businessman was penalised for rash driving after he "dangerously" swirled past the car of Robert Vadra, the son-in-law of Congress President Sonia Gandhi. According to police sources, the incident took place in the jurisdiction of Amar Colony Police Station in South-East Delhi when Vadra was coming...
  • Delhi conquered, AAP's next target is Haryana, says Yogendra Yadav 01-01-2014 08:13 AM

    New Delhi: After its euphoric performance in Delhi which saw the dethroning of the 15-year Congress rule, the Aam Aadmi Party is now gearing up for its next target. The rookie party now wants to take its campaign to the neighbouring state of Haryana where it plans to take up...
  • Review of Gehlot government's discretionary decisions begin 24-12-2013 11:30 PM

    A cabinet sub-committee appointed by Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje started reviewing the erstwhile Congress government's "discretionary decisions", and directed department heads to identify such projects and inform the Chief Secretary about them. The sub-committee has asked the heads of six departments (names not to be revealed) to find out discretionary...
  • Vadra land deals: BJP MPs write to Raje demanding probe 24-12-2013 12:16 AM

    Five BJP MPs have asked Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje to set up a commission to inquire into alleged irregularities committed by the previous Congress government in the state in land deals involving the companies of Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law, Robert Vadra. BJP MPs Ravi Shankar Prasad, JP Nadda, Bhupinder Yadav,...
  • Haryana government doing wrong with Ashok Khemka: Yashwant 05-12-2013 03:33 PM

    While the Haryana government on Thursday served a chargesheet to IAS officer Ashok Khemka over Vadra-DLF land deal cancellation issue, BJP leader Yashwant Sinha supported Khemka and said that Khemka is fighting corruption and this shouldn't be done to anyone fighting corruption. ...
  • Haryana charges IAS officer Khemka with destroying Vadra's reputation 05-12-2013 10:09 AM

    Chandigarh: The Haryana government on Thursday served chargesheet to IAS officer Ashok Khemka over Vadra-DLF land deal cancellation issue. He has been given 15 days time to reply to the chargesheet. The state government has chargesheeted Khemka for overstepping his jurisdiction in the cancellation of Vadra-DLF land deal. He has...
  • Don't act on verbal orders of political bosses: SC tells bureaucrats 31-10-2013 01:56 PM

    New Delhi: In a path-breaking verdict, the Supreme Court on Thursday said bureaucrats should not act on verbal orders given by political bosses as it sought an end to frequent transfers and suggested a fixed tenure to insulate them from political interference. Suggesting sweeping reforms in the functioning of bureaucracy,...
  • Witch hunt against me after cancellation of Vadra land deal: Khemka 23-10-2013 12:16 AM

    Haryana IAS officer Ashok Khemka said that a witch hunt has begun against him after the cancellation of Vadra land deal. He also said that he has not been served with any chargesheet. Khemka alleged that he was being held guilty by ministers and the media. ...
  • Rajnath Singh attacks Rahul Gandhi, UPA for marketing poverty 20-10-2013 03:29 PM

    Sonipath: Bharatiya Janata Party President Rajnath Singh on Sunday took a potshot at the UPA government for marketing poverty. In a reference to Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi he said "yuvraaj (prince) of the Congress is marketing poor". "Sometimes he takes kalavatis name, sometimes he sleeps in a Dalit house...
  • Khemka says he has been charged as he cancelled Vadra's land deals 20-10-2013 07:58 AM

    New Delhi: Senior IAS officer Ashok Khemka has indicated that the Haryana government's chargesheet against him could be a retaliation for cancelling Congress President Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra's land deal. Speaking to CNN-IBN's Jyoti Kamal, Khemka has vowed to keep on fighting. Khemka clarified that he has not been...
  • Preliminary enquiry by CBI to probe Khemka's wheat scam claims 18-10-2013 12:19 PM

    Chandigarh: The CBI has registered a preliminary enquiry into the alleged irregularity in the purchase of wheat seeds by the Haryana Seed Development Corporation. The complaint into irregularities was lodged by the former Managing Director of HSDC, Ashok Khemka. Allegations are that the National Cooperative Consumers Federation and NAFED supplied...
  • Are honest bureaucrats being targeted by the establishment? 17-10-2013 11:03 PM

    After the controversy over Robert Vadra's land deals, whistleblower IAS officer Ashok Khemka has cried foul yet again after the Haryana government gave a go ahead to file another chargesheet against him. Khemka will be chargesheeted for low sales of seeds when he was the Managing Director of Haryana Seed...
  • Haryana govt gives the go ahead for charging Khemka in a case of seeds sales 17-10-2013 10:51 AM

    New Delhi: After the controversy over Robert Vadra's land deals, whistleblower IAS officer Ashok Khemka has cried foul yet again after the Haryana government gave a go ahead to file another chargesheet against him. Khemka will be chargesheeted for low sales of seeds when he was the Managing Director of...