S Gurumurthy

  • LS polls: BJP candidate moves HC against rejection of nomination April 8, 2014

    A day after his nomination for Nilgiris Lok Sabha constituency was rejected during scrutiny, BJP candidate S Gurumurthy today moved the Madras High Court challenging the Returning Officer's order. In a writ petition, he sought a direction to the RO not to declare the list of valid candidates till the disposal...
  • BJP to inquire delay in filing mandatory forms in Nilgiris April 8, 2014

    BJP has ordered an internal inquiry into the suspected foul play from within the party for delay in submission of mandatory A and B forms by its candidate while filing his nomination for the Nilgiris (SC) Lok Sabha seat, which led to the rejection of his papers. This has left the...
  • Pressure from within BJP on Gadkari to resign November 25, 2012

    New Delhi: The trouble for BJP President Nitin Gadkari is more within than outside. One after the other, senior party MP's have sought his resignation in the wake of allegations against Gadkari's Purti Group. And the latest ones alluding that Gadkari's wife and sons held shares in three Purti shell...
  • Will Nitin Gadkari continue to be the BJP president? November 15, 2012

    New Delhi: The clean chit by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) to party president Nitin Gadkari is now spiraling into a fresh controversy. RSS ideologue S Gurumurthy is now being accused by the Congress of conducting an inhouse inquiry that has only further embarrassed...
  • Gurumurthy flip flop: BJP reasserts support for Gadkari November 14, 2012

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has once again reasserted its support to its beleaguered president Nitin Gadkari. This comes after confusion over a series of tweets on Tuesday by RSS ideologue S Gurumurthy. Gurumurthy in his tweets appeared to have been distancing himself over his defence of Gadkari,...
  • Nitin Gadkari: S Gurumurthy's flip flop on Twitter November 13, 2012

    New Delhi: RSS ideologue S Gurumurthy, on whose analysis of the Putri Group account the BJP had backed its president Nitin Gadkari, on Tuesday made a flip flop when he declined to have given him a clean chit and later retracted his remarks. "I have not given clean chit to NG...
  • RSS member on Gadkari: No party president should be in business November 13, 2012

    New Delhi: Days after he probed the Purti group and concluded that BJP President Nitin Gadkari had committed no legal or moral offense, RSS ideologue S Gurumurthy has now clarified through his tweets that though he stands by his probe report on Gadkari, he has not given a clean chit...
  • Gurumurthy to reveal his probe findings on Gadkari's Purti today November 12, 2012

    New Delhi: RSS ideologue S Gurumurthy who gave BJP President Nitin Gadkari a clean chit over his alleged dubious business dealings is expected to reveal the findings of his own investigations into Gadkari's firm Purti. In a tweet, Gurumurthy had said that part one of his findings will be published...
  • Cong is the greatest evil facing the country: Jethmalani November 10, 2012

    In an exclusive interview to CNNIBN, senior BJP leader and lawyer Ram Jethmalani criticised the Congress party as a government of crooks that had to be brought down and said that he will do so using "all his weapons". Speaking to Karan Thapar on Devil's Advocate, the outspoken lawyer said that...
  • Nitin Gadkari legally and morally clear, says RSS November 8, 2012

    New Delhi: RSS ideologue S Gurumurthy, who has mediated on behalf of beleaguered BJP President Nitin Gadkari following allegations against him of dubious funding by his company Purthi Sugar and Power cropped up, on Wednesday came out in his support saying he is "legally and morally" clear. "Re Gadkari. I...