ROBERT VADRA

  • News 360: Naxals strike again, 7 policemen killed, 12 others injured in Chhattisgarh 1 week ago

    Seven policemen were killed while 10 others were injured in an ambush by Naxals in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh. The encounter took place in the worst-affected Pidmel-Polampalli area of the district when a squad of state police STF was out on operations around noon. ...
  • Robert Vadra's calm handling of hoax 'bomb' scare earns him kudos at Delhi's Lodhi Gardens April 9, 2015

    New Delhi: Off late Robert Vadra, the son-in-law of Congress President Sonia Gandhi is in the news only for the wrong reasons. But on Thursday morning was entirely different. His calm and sensible handling of a 'bomb' scare at the elite Lodhi Gardens in Lutyen's Delhi has earned him kudos by...
  • Appalled to read the comments by a Union Minister on my mother-in-law: Robert Vadra April 1, 2015

    New Delhi: Robert Vadra on Wednesday lashed out at Union Minister Giriraj Singh after he made racist remarks about his mother-in-law and Congress president Sonia Gandhi's "white skin". "Appalled to read the comments by a union minister on the Congress president, my mother-in-law," said a post on Vadra's Facebook page. Describing her...
  • When fiction overtakes facts: Robert Vadra case March 27, 2015

    When it comes to Robert Vadra, fiction seems to have over taken facts and rhetoric seems to have over taken substance. With the recent report of the CAG tabled in the Haryana Assembly, old allegations against Vadra have once again been regurgitated into the public domain. But much more is...
  • No finding in CAG report of 'undue favours' to Robert Vadra: Congress March 26, 2015

    New Delhi: Congress said there is no finding in a CAG report of granting of "undue favours" by the previous Bhupinder Singh Hooda government to Robert Vadra's company and accused the current BJP regime in Haryana of "patent mala fide" in the matter. Party spokesman Randeep Surjewala said facts must...
  • CAG report tabled in Haryana Assembly blames Hooda-government for undue favours to Robert Vadra March 25, 2015

    Chandigarh: The Comptroller and Auditor General has blamed Haryana's previous Congress government led by then Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda for showing undue favours to Robert Vadra, the son-in-law of Congress president Sonia Gandhi, in his multi-million rupee controversial land deal with realty giant DLF. Vadra's company, Skylight Hospitality, sold a...
  • Cancellation of land deal in Rajasthan: BJP says 'victory of law' January 4, 2015

    New Delhi: BJP on Sunday described the Rajasthan government's move of seizing about 374.44 hectares of land, a part of which reportedly belonged to businessman Robert Vadra, as a "victory of law" and hinted at more such actions in the days to come. The state government has taken back possession of...
  • Mutation of land purchased by Robert Vadra's firms in Rajasthan cancelled January 4, 2015

    Jaipur: The mutation of land purchased in Rajasthan by Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra's firm Skylight Hospitality Private Limited has been cancelled by the state government on Sunday. Vadra's Skylight Hospitality's transaction with DLF had been under the scanner for a long time. The areas include Gajner, Goileri and Kolayat Tehsil. District...
  • Robert Vadra's Skylight hospitality issued tax notice, to explain his controversial land deals: Sources January 1, 2015

    New Delhi: Son-in-law of Congress President Sonia Gandhi, Robert Vadra's owned Skylight hospitality firm has been issued a tax notice on Thursday. The Income-Tax department has asked Vadra to explain all his controversial land deals and financial transactions. This is not the first time Vadra has been accused. Prior to...
  • Vadra documents missing: Was the Hooda government trying to protect Robert Vadra? December 19, 2014

    In a new twist to the controversial DLF-Robert Vadra deal, two pages of a file pertaining to the case are missing from government records. The issue of missing pages came to light when former director general (DG) Consolidation and whistle blower IAS officer Ashok Khemka got the copy of that...
  • Vital pages of Vadra-DLF land deal not missing but detached, claims Ashok Khemka December 19, 2014

    New Delhi: With two pages of a file pertaining to DLF-Robert Vadra land deal missing, whistleblower IAS officer Ashok Khemka has asked for a criminal investigation into the case. Khemka has also filed a complaint to present Chief Secretary saying that the file went to certain officers who were not...
  • Pages of file pertaining to Robert Vadra-DLF land deal missing from Haryana government records December 19, 2014

    New Delhi: In a new twist to the controversial DLF-Robert Vadra deal, two pages of a file pertaining to the case are missing from government records. The issue of missing pages came to light when former director general (DG) Consolidation and whistle blower IAS officer Ashok Khemka got the copy...
  • Abhishek Manu Singhvi's Income Tax case - 'make a mountain out of a mole hill' November 12, 2014

    New Delhi: What is common between Shashi Tharoor, Robert Vadra and Abhishek Manu Singhvi? Well apart from the obvious fact that they are associated with the Congress party in some way, directly or indirectly, there is a strikingly similar pattern of how half-truths and innuendos being used by a certain...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories November 3, 2014

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • Robert Vadra under fire over spat with reporter: Should Vadra come clean on corruption charges? November 3, 2014

    Businessman and Congress chief Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra lost his cool at an event in Delhi on Saturday when a reporter asked him about his alleged involvement in land scams in Haryana. Instead of merely refusing to answer the question, Robert Vadra got angry and pushed the reporter's mic...
  • India @ 9 with Karma Paljor November 3, 2014

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  • Congress leader Durgadas Kamat apologises for Robert Vadra's angry snap November 3, 2014

    Panaji: A Congress leader from Goa has offered apologies on "behalf" of his party for Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra snapping at a TV reporter after being questioned over land deals. Congress organising secretary Durgadas Kamat said on Sunday night that since no party leader has apologized for Vadra's reaction to...
  • Vadra incident, 9 PM justice and a few unanswered questions November 3, 2014

    New Delhi: While some in the media had a field day sitting in judgment and pronouncing guilt, yet again, with respect to Robert Vadra here are few very simple factoids, I'd like to point out, that expose the blatant double standards of those who consider themselves to be the custodians...
  • Cartoon of the day: Robert Vadra November 3, 2014

    Businessman and Congress chief Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra stirred controversy after he lost his cool at an event in Delhi on Saturday when a reporter asked him about his alleged involvement in land scams in Haryana. Instead of merely refusing to answer the question, Robert Vadra got angry and...
  • Watch: Congress defends Robert Vadra's outburst November 2, 2014

    The Congress on Sunday came out in defence of party President Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra. Congress defended him, saying "repeated hounding" of an individual is not appropriate and advised the media to avoid "unpleasantness" of shooting questions at private functions, like what happened to him. ...
  • Congress defends Robert Vadra, says reporter breached agreement November 2, 2014

    Businessman Robert Vadra lost his cool when a reporter asked him about his alleged involvement in land scams in Haryana. Instead of merely refusing to answer the question, Vadra got angry and pushed the reporter's mic away from him and walked away. Senior Congress leader Digvijay Singh spoke in defence...
  • Congress comes out in defence of Robert Vadra, says it was reporter's fault November 2, 2014

    New Delhi: The Congress party on Sunday came out in defence of businessman and party chief Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra for losing his cool and pushing the reporter's mic away from him at an event in the national capital. The party in fact blamed the reporter for pestering him and...
  • Judiciary will do its work and Haryana government its own: Khattar on Vadra November 2, 2014

    Speaking on the land deals of businessman Robert Vadra, the newly-elected Chief Minister of Haryana said, "judiciary will do its work and Haryana government will do its own work." ...
  • Security beefed up at Vadra's residence November 2, 2014

    Security has been tightened outside the residence of businessman Robert Vadra's house following the controversy over 'assaulting' a reporter who questioned about his land deals in Haryana. ...
  • BJP's Subramanian Swamy calls Robert Vadra a thug, says society needs to be protected from him November 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Leaders of various political parties have hit out at businessman and Congress chief Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra for losing his cool and pushing the reporter's mic away from him at an event in the national capital. Bharatiya Janata Party leader Subramanian Swamy went to the extent of calling...
  • Robert Vadra has exposed himself, shows that he is guilty: Shaina NC November 2, 2014

    In an interview with CNN-IBN, BJP spokeperson Shaina NC said that Robert Vadra has exposed himself and has proved that he is guilty. "Its gross violation from both sides. Nothing justifies bad behaviour. She accuses media of making allegations without any substance," said Renuka Choudhary. ...
  • ANI Editor rubbishes Robert Vadra's claims that he didn't know it was a journalist November 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Businessman and Congress chief Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra's claims that he did not know the reporter whom he had pushed away for questioning about his land deals was from a news organisation has been rubbished by the Editor-in-Chief of ANI. "It is there in the visual where you...
  • Robert Vadra loses cool, pushes aside reporter, mic when questioned on his involvement in land deals November 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Businessman and Congress chief Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra lost his cool at an event in Delhi on Saturday when a reporter asked him about his alleged involvement in land scams in Haryana. Instead of merely refusing to answer the question, Robert Vadra got angry and pushed the...
  • Every illegal land deal will be investigated, says new Haryana state minister Anil Vij October 26, 2014

    With a new government now in Haryana, state minister Anil Vij has said that every land deal will be investigated and no one including Robert Vadra and former Chief Minister Bhupinder Hooda will be spared if they are found guilty of corruption. ...
  • Some clarifications to allegations against Robert Vadra October 18, 2014

    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...