Robert Vadra

  • 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 son-in-law...
  • Robert Vadra writes to government to shut down 6 of his companies July 9, 2014

    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 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 CNN-IBN 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    A day after Civil Aviation Minister A Gajapathi Raju hinted at security privileges being withdrawn, Congress President Sonia Gandhi's daughter Priyanka Gandhi, in her letter to the SPG director, said that the family never asked for it.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 31, 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 witch-hunt against opponents, says Venkaiah Naidu May 30, 2014

    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 the...
  • Congress leader questions Raju's remark on Vadra, says MHA does review May 30, 2014

    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...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai May 29, 2014

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  • Robert Vadra may lose the privilege of not being frisked at airports May 29, 2014

    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 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 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 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 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...
  • A Billion Votes: 89 constituencies go to polls in phase 7 on Wednesday April 29, 2014

    89 constituencies in the seven states and 2 Union Territories will vote on April 30 in the seventh phase of Lok Sabha elections. The 7th Phase of the Lok Sabha voting will determine the fate of top candidates such as Narendra Modi, Sonia Gandhi, LK Advani and Rajnath Singh. ...
  • There will be a fair probe into Vadra's land deals: Arun Jaitley April 29, 2014

    BJP leader Arun Jaitley said that it is for the investigative agencies to look into the matter professionally and correctly if there is a case or not against Robert Vadra's land deal. ...
  • Linking Modi with Fatta shows Congress's 'desperation': Arun Jaitley April 29, 2014

    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 the...
  • Priyanka Gandhi drives search for Rahul, Congress on Google April 30, 2014

    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 April 29, 2014

    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 April 29, 2014

    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 Modi...
  • BJP terrorising Varanasi, people are scared to vote: Arvind Kejriwal April 29, 2014

    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 April 28, 2014

    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 them,...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai April 28, 2014

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  • Adani and Vadra: Did proximity to power get them undue benefits? April 28, 2014

    The BJP has clearly launched a full frontal attack against Congress by raking up the Vadra land deals. But surprisingly not a single case has been registered against the Gandhi son-in-law after the BJP came into power in Rajasthan. On the other side Gautam Adani, the industrialist in the eye...
  • A Billion Votes: Is mudslinging diverting attention from real poll issues? April 28, 2014

    In the run to the 2014 Lok Sabha Elections, while addressing rallies to woo the voters, many political leaders attack each other. CNN-IBN asks whether mudslinging is diverting attention from real poll issues. ...
  • Sonia should lodge case if info in CD on Vadra is false, says Nitin Gadkari April 28, 2014

    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 April 28, 2014

    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' April 28, 2014

    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 raised...
  • BJP's video just an attempt to defame Vadra, says Haryana CM April 28, 2014

    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 April 28, 2014

    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 we...