The Supreme Court on Tuesday declined BJP leader Subramanian Swamy`s plea for an early hearing of the plea of Congress president Sonia Gandhi and others, challenging their summoning by a trial court in alleged irregularities in acquisition of now defunct National Herald daily, and asked him to approach the Delhi High Court.
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Saturday claimed that Sunanda Pushkar had asked for an appointment with Congress Party president Sonia Gandhi and also had a meeting with her political secretary, Ahmed Patel a few days prior to her death.
Congress President Sonia Gandhi's close aide Vincent George was on Wednesday discharged by a court here following the Delhi High Court order quashing the criminal proceedings against him in a 13-year-old disproportionate assets case.
Congress President Sonia Gandhi, Vice President Rahul Gandhi, six party Chief Ministers and several other senior leaders will campaign for the party in the upcoming Assembly polls in Delhi where it is seeking retrieve lost ground.
The Central Information Commission (CIC) has issued another notice to Congress chief Sonia Gandhi asking her to explain why her party has not complied with the directives of a panel about responding to RTI queries and not replying to an RTI plea filed last year.
"The Red Sari" is not a historical account of Sonia Gandhi and puts her in good light but it could not be published in India around four years ago because of "poor PR people" of Congress, says its author Javier Moro.
As a book offering "dramatised biography" of Congress President Sonia Gandhi hit stands in India, the party on Friday asserted it could take legal action if the contents of the book were "objectionable".
Publisher Roli Books, set to release Congress president Sonia Gandhi's biography, said Friday said the book was never banned in India but its Spanish publisher had found "the atmosphere was not right" to publish it in 2008.
Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said that the party had faced poll routs in the past several elections, including the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, not because of the Bharatiya Janata Party but as a consequence of party workers' angst.
A judge of the Delhi High Court on Monday recused himself from hearing the Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi's pleas for stay of the trial court order summoning them and three others in the National Herald case.