Subramanian Swamy

  • Air India plane buy: Praful Patel shouldn't shy away from probe, says Subramanian Swamy 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Former civil aviation minister Praful Patel should have no hesitation in facing an inquiry over the large-scale purchase of aircraft by Air India if his conscience is clear in the matter, BJP's Subramanian Swamy said on Sunday in light of claims in that regard by ex-CAG Vinod Rai. "There...
  • Tamil Nadu: CM Jayalalithaa charges BJP with double standards on fishermen issue 1 week ago

    Tuticorin: Charging BJP with adopting 'double-standards' on the fishermen issue, AIADMK supremo and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Sunday said that voting for the national party will not benefit the people of her state. Campaigning for her party's Tuticorin Mayor candidate for the September 18 bypolls, Jayalalithaa said besides her...
  • Court summons Subramanian Swamy in defamation case filed by Tamil Nadu CM Jaya September 10, 2014

    Chennai: Bharatiya Janata Party leader Subramanian Swamy has been issued summons by a court in connection with the defamation case filed against him by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa. Swamy has been asked to appear in court on October 10. Jayalalithaa had filed a defamation case against Swamy as he...
  • Jayalalithaa files defamation case against Subramanian Swamy September 8, 2014

    Chennai: The Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa has filed a defamation suit against the senior BJP leader Dr Subramanian Swamy. Swamy in his letter to the Prime Minister had alleged that the boats apprehended by the Sri Lankan navy belong to Jayalalithaa's close aide Sasikala and the DMK leader...
  • Herald case: Delhi court to hear matter against Sonia, Rahul on December 9 August 28, 2014

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Thursday fixed December 9 for hearing the complaint case, in which it had issued summons against Congress President Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi and others, on the issue of acquisition of National Herald daily. Metropolitan Magistrate Gomati Manocha postponed the matter after the counsel appearing for...
  • Jet-Etihad Airways deal: SC seeks Centre reply on Subramanian Swamy's plea August 26, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday sought Centre's response within four weeks on pleas by BJP leader Subramanian Swamy seeking Cabinet note concerning Jet-Etihad Airways deal and copy of the transcript of tapped telephonic conversation of former corporate lobbyist Niira Radia in which she had allegedly talked about civil...
  • Sri Lanka rejects Subramanian Swamy's call for temporary fishing permits August 24, 2014

    Colombo: Sri Lanka has rejected a call to allow Indian fishermen to fish in Lankan waters on a permit system for three years, days ahead of a meeting in Delhi to find an amicable solution to the contentious fishing issue. Turning down the suggestion by senior BJP leader Subramanian Swamy...
  • RSS publishes Swamy's letter outlining action plan to rebuild Ram temple in Ayodhya August 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh mouthpiece 'organizer' on Saturday published a letter written by Bharatiya Janata Party leader Subramanian Swamy outlining an action plan to rebuild the Ram temple in Ayodhya by 2016 and fulfil the party's commitment to the electorate. The letter written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi outlined an...
  • Independence Day: What to make of PM Narendra Modi's speech? August 15, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi of Friday made his maiden Independence Day speech from the ramparts of the Red Fort in the national capital. CNN-IBN's Bhupendra Chaubey discusses the PM's speech with Congress spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi and BJP leader Subramanian Swamy. ...
  • National Herald case: HC stays lower court's summons to Gandhis till August 13 August 6, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has stayed a lower court's summons to Rahul Gandhi and Sonia Gandhi in the National Herald case till August 13. The Congress leaders were summoned in relation to the alleged misappropriation of assets worth Rs 2000 crore of the National Herald newspaper. Senior Congress leader...
  • National Herald case: ED registers preliminary enquiry, trouble for Sonia, Rahul August 1, 2014

    New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has registered a preliminary enquiry in the National Herald case in which Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Vice President Rahul Gandhi have been accused by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy of cheating and misappropriation of funds in acquiring ownership of now-defunct daily. ED...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey July 30, 2014

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  • National Herald case: Congress to move Delhi High Court today July 30, 2014

    New Delhi: The Congress party will move the Delhi High Court in the National Herald case on Wednesday. Party leaders Kapil Sibal and Abhishek Manu Singhvi are likely to be advocates in the case. Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Vice President Rahul Gandhi were summoned last month after BJP leader...
  • Gadkari calls reports of bugging devices at his home highly speculative July 27, 2014

    New Delhi: A controversy erupted over a report of bugging devices having been found in Nitin Gadkari's residence but the Union Minister on Sunday dubbed it as "highly speculative" even as the Congress said it reflects lack of faith and mutual trust among NDA ministers. A media report has claimed that...
  • Police complaint against Swamy for anti-Church comments July 18, 2014

    Panaji: A police complaint was filed on Friday accusing BJP leader Subramanian Swamy of "attempting to create and promote enmity against the Catholic Church" by posting on his Facebook page that the Church in Goa does not love HIV positive children. The complaint was filed by Congress spokesperson Durgadas Kamat. "The said...
  • National Herald case: It is a private complain, says Subramanian Swamy July 9, 2014

    BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Wednesday ruled out Congress President Sonia Gandhi's statement on the Income Tax notice to her in the National Herald case. Swamy said, "The BJP is not in the picture at all. This is a private complain. Sonia Gandhi should read the law first," Swamy said. ...
  • National Herald case: Sonia Gandhi calls I-T notice 'political vindictiveness' July 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday called the Income Tax notice to her in the National Herald case 'political vindictiveness'. She said that the 'witch-hunt' will help the Congress come back to power. "We have been issued notices by the Income Tax department, it's political vindictiveness. Such political...
  • Watch: Subramanian Swamy speaks on Sunanda Pushkar's 'murder' July 5, 2014

    BJP leader Subramanian Swamy who has sought a CBI probe into the death of Congress MP Sunanda Pushkar's death earlier this year is confident that the entrepreneur was murdered. ...
  • National Herald case: Congress to move HC against summons to Sonia, Rahul June 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Facing embarrassment in the National Herad case, the Congress is preparing for a legal fightback and will move the Delhi High Court to appeal against the summons issued to party President Sonia Gandhi and Vice President Rahul Gandhi by a Delhi court. Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi will...
  • Trouble for Sonia, Rahul as court sends summons in National Herald case June 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress leaders Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi are in a spot of bother after a Delhi court summoned them for a hearing on a petition filed by BJP leader Subramanian Swamy for the alleged cheating and misappropriation of funds in acquiring ownership of the now-defunct English daily National...
  • National Herald case: Swamy seeks probe against Sonia Gandhi under I-T Act June 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party leader Subramanian Swamy has now written to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley seeking an investigation into the National Herald case under the Income Tax Act. Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Vice President Rahul Gandhi have been named accused in the case and a Delhi court has summoned...
  • National Herald case: Will the law catch-up with top Congress leadership? June 26, 2014

    Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Vice President Rahul Gandhi have been summoned by a Delhi court on August 7 in the National Herald case. The court has found prima facie evidence against Sonia in the case and she has been summoned as accused after Bharatiya Janata Party leader Subramanian Swamy...
  • National Herald case: Delhi court summons Sonia, Rahul as accused June 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Vice President Rahul Gandhi have been summoned by a Delhi court on August 7 in the National Herald case. The court has found prima facie evidence against Sonia in the case and she has been summoned as accused after Bharatiya Janata Party leader...
  • Meet Lanka president to sort fishermen issue: Subramanian Swamy to Jaya June 24, 2014

    New Delhi: BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Tuesday urged Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa to meet Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa in Colombo to work out a compromise to resolve the recurring issue of the arrest of Indian fishermen by the island nations's navy. In a statement, Swamy also...
  • Tata-SIA Airlines deal: Delhi HC seeks Centre's response May 30, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Friday sought response from the Centre and Tata-SIA Airlines on Federation of Indian Airlines (FIA) plea seeking quashing of approvals being granted to commence its air transport operation. A bench comprising Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice Pradeep Nandrajog issued notice to the Ministry...
  • Indian Tamil leaders shouldn't interfere in Lankan Tamil issues: Swamy May 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Dr Subramanian Swamy, a senior BJP leader and a strong critic of the LTTE, has asked the Prime Minister elect Narendra Modi to bring all our neighbours together on the day of his swearing-in. Speaking to ibnlive, Dr Swamy said, "it is a masterstroke. It is a Modi...
  • Subramanian Swamy bats for India-Lanka cooperation to counter terrorism May 21, 2014

    New Delhi: BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Wednesday called for close cooperation between India and Sri Lanka to counter terrorist activities in the Indian sub-continent. "India must enter into constructive dialogue with Sri Lanka and on counter-terror strategy in the sub-continent particularly in view of the fact that many Pakistani...
  • Priyanka admits to having multiple DINs, offers to pay fine May 19, 2014

    New Delhi: BJP leader Subramanian Swamy who has been in the forefront of attack on the Nehru-Gandhi family has revealed that Congress President Sonia Gandhi's daughter Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has admitted that she has made multiple Director Identification Numbers applications (DIN). The Corporate law makes it illegal to have multiple...
  • AirAsia India all set to fly as HC refuses to stay grant of licence May 9, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Friday refused to stay the grant of flying license to airline AirAsia India by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation. A bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice Pradeep Nandrajog disposed of the application filed by Federation of Indian Airlines (FIA), saying that...
  • Subramanian Swamy addresses 'BJP Hi Kyon' in Varanasi April 27, 2014

    BJP leader Subramanian Swamy said rupee will appreciate to Rs 35 per dollar from over Rs 61 in the next two years if NDA comes to power. "If NDA forms the next government and Modi becomes Prime Minister then the value of rupee will get stronger and after two years of...