SUBRAMANIAM SWAMY

  • Subramanian Swamy 'appoints' Narendra Modi as a Brahmin on Twitter 'through authority vested in him'; sparks off controversy May 9, 2014

    Bharatiya Janata Party's loose cannon Subramanian Swamy sparked off yet another controversy on Twitter after 'appointing' the party's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi a Brahmin. "With the authority vested in me I hereby appoint Namo as a Brahmin since he has Brahminical gunas," Swamy tweeted from his handle @Swamy39, opening the...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey April 25, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Amarinder Singh serves legal notice to Subramanian Swamy April 14, 2014

    Congress candidate from Amritsar Lok Sabha seat Amarinder Singh on Monday served legal notice to BJP leader Subramanian Swamy for his "malicious statements" alleging that he had committed "perjury" by not disclosing the foreign bank accounts of his wife and son in his nominations papers. Swamy had last week alleged that...
  • BJP nominee to be NDA's PM candidate: Swamy April 21, 2013

    Mumbai: Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy on Sunday said a BJP nominee will be the National Democratic Alliance's candidate for the Prime Ministerial post. "Six out of the seven NDA allies have no aversion if the candidate does not meet the secular standards of Janata Dal (United)," Swamy said in...
  • 2G: SC takes up review petitions April 3, 2012

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday deliberated on a bunch of review petitions filed by various telecom companies, Centre and former Telecom Minister A Raja seeking review of various aspects of its verdict in the 2G spectrum allocation case. A bench of Justices GS Singhvi and KS Radhakrishnan heard the...
  • DA case: Jaya to appear before court today November 22, 2011

    New Delhi: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa will be appearing personally in a special court on Tuesday. This will be Jayalalithaa second round of questioning in a disproportionate assets case. Jayalalithaa is accused of accumulated assets worth 66 crores during her tenure as Chief Minister between 199196. The case was...
  • 2G: Why is no minister willing to take responsibility? September 29, 2011

    If the seniormost bureaucrat in the country has seen the note, why call it the work of a junior bureaucrat? ...
  • 2G: PM calls up Chidambaram, counsels patience September 22, 2011

    New Delhi: Sources have told CNNIBN that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh called up Home Minister P Chidambaram and told him that he has faith in his integrity. Manmohan Singh also speak to Pranab Mukherjee over the Finance Ministry note suggesting chidambaram could have prevented the 2G scam. Congress defends Chidambaram Earlier, the...
  • Karuna should be made coaccused in 2G: Swamy March 28, 2011

    New Delhi: Janata Party Chief Subramanian Swamy on Monday told a CBI court dealing with the 2G spectrum case involving former telecom minister A Raja that Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi should be made an accused in the case. Swamy also told Special...
  • 2G: prosecute Home Minister, Swamy to PM March 25, 2011

    New Delhi: Dr Subramaniam Swamy has sought Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's sanction to prosecute P Chidambaram in the 2G scam case. Swamy, a petitioner in the 2G spectrum allocation case, has accused the Home Minister of suppressing facts against DB Realty director Shahid Balwa. The Janta Party president has accused...
  • 2G: Swamy slams Sibal's remarks on CAG report January 8, 2011

    New Delhi: Terming as "highly objectionable" Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal's remarks on CAG's projection of the loss in 2G spectrum allocation, Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy on Saturday alleged that it was an attempt to influence investigations into the scam. Swamy said the court should take...
  • PMO files affidavit on 2G scam, denies 'inaction' November 20, 2010

    New Delhi: An affidavit on behalf of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was filed in the Supreme Court on Saturday by his office which rejected the charge of inaction on the part of his office in dealing with the request of sanction for prosecution of former Telecom Minister A Raja in...
  • Can the PM escape responsibility for 2G scam? November 16, 2010

    The Supreme Court has pulled up the Prime Minister for not acting on a complaint against former telcom minister A Raja. The court also clears the decks for filing criminal charges against Raja in the 2G spectrum scam. ...
  • SC slams PM's 'inaction' in 2G spectrum scam November 16, 2010

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday pulled up Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for delay in taking action on a complaint against former telecom minister A Raja in the 2G spectrum scam. The apex court questioned the lengthy delay in taking a decision pointing out that the Prime Minister's Office...
  • 2G scam: Swamy to file an FIR against Raja November 16, 2010

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday clarified that no official sanction was required to prosecute former telecom minister A Raja in the 2G spectrum scam. The court also asked why Prime Minister Manmohan Singh did nothing on the complaint against Raja for 11 months. Subramaniam Swamy, who had filed a petition in...
  • Watch: India should celebrate LTTE's end, says Swamy May 21, 2009

    Janata Party president Subramaniam Swamy said the end of the LTTE and its chief Prabhakaran is reason to celebrate for India. ...
  • Talking Point: Should Asia celebrate Prabhakaran's death? May 20, 2009

    New Delhi: LTTE chief Vellupillai Prabhakaran is dead. His body was found with bullet wounds on his head. It is the end of one of the bloodiest and longestruning armed conflicts in Asia. Away from the warzone on the streets of Colombo, Sri Lankans celebrated the decimation of the rebel...
  • Lawyers, cops clash in Chennai, govt winces February 19, 2009

    Chennai: What started as an argument between an angry lawyer and a police officer in the Madras High Court on Thursday afternoon soon turned into violent clashes, creating a crisis for Tamil Nadu's threeyearold DMK government. While a threemember Division Bench headed by acting Chief Justice S Mukhopadhyay recommended an investigation...
  • ProLTTE lawyers hurl rotten eggs at Subramaniam Swamy February 17, 2009

    Chennai: Lawyers sympathetic to the Tamil Tigers on Tuesday hurled rotten eggs at Janata Party leader Subramanian Swamy in the Madras High Court in the presence of the judges and shouted antiIndia slogans. The judges P K Mishra and K Chandru have ordered action against the lawyers. Swamy, who was in...