Sant Chatwal

  • Indian-American hotelier Sant Chatwal pleads guilty to violating US election laws April 18, 2014

    New York: Indian-American hotelier Sant Singh Chatwal on Thursday pleaded guilty at a court in US to violating federal election laws by using straw donors to secretly funnel money to political campaigns and will pay a million dollars to the US as part of his plea agreement. "Chatwal admitted that he...
  • Vikram Chatwal, arrested for allegedly carrying drugs, released April 5, 2013

    New York: Indian-American hotelier Vikram Chatwal, arrested earlier this week at a Florida airport for allegedly carrying drugs, has been released on bond. According to the TMZ website, the city-based millionaire hotel owner was arrested on April 2 at the Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport after Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officials...
  • Sant Chatwal says WikiLeaks allegations baseless March 18, 2011

    Washington: Noted hotelier Sant Chatwal on Friday termed as baseless allegations that he was involved in the cash-for-vote scam dating back to the 2008 trust-vote against UPA-1. "During that time - June, July and August - I was never in India. I was only here (in the US). I had no...
  • I have decided not to sell Gandhi's items: Otis March 6, 2009

    New Delhi: US-based collector James Otis, who was to auction Mahatma Gandhi's memorabilia in New York, said late on Thursday night that he has decided not to sell the Mahatma’s items. “I never intended to create the controversy that this has created. I have decided not to sell Gandhi's items and...
  • NRI group to bid for Gandhi's belongings, gift to India March 4, 2009

    A group of NRI hoteliers led by Sant Chatwal has decided to bid at the auction on March 5 for Gandhi's belongings. They say they hope to win the lot and gift it to the Indian Government. Sant Chatwal: We are about eight to 10 friends and they all asked...
  • Millionaire hotelier Chatwal to raise $10 mn for Obama July 3, 2008

    New York: Hotelier Sant Singh Chatwal raised over $10 million for Senator Hillary Clinton during the Presidential primaries. Now, after Clinton endorsed Barack Obama, Chatwal has committed to raising big money for him too. He will organise a fund-raiser, possibly in September, and aims to rake in over $10 million...